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RS
Sikorsky S-38
Role Flying boat
Manufacturer Sikorsky Aircraft
Designer Igor Sikorsky
Primary user United States Navy

The Sikorsky RS was a designation used by the United States Navy for a number of different Sikorsky twin-engined amphibious flying boats.[1]

Variants[edit | edit source]

RS-1
Designation for three Sikorsky S-41 flying-boats for evaluation.[1]
XRS-2
Designation for two Sikorsky PS-2 flying-boats converted as transports.[1]
RS-3
Four Sikorsky PS-3 flying-boats converted as transports.[1]
RS-4
Designation for two impressed Sikorsky S-38A flying-boats.[1]
RS-5
Designation for two impressed Sikorsky S-41 flying-boats.[1]

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Andrade 1979, p. 218
  • Andrade, John (1979). U.S.Military Aircraft Designations and Serials since 1909. Midland Counties Publications. ISBN 0-904597-22-9. 

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