Technical data
Type S-19
Function ???
Year 1916
Crew 2
Engines 2*150hp 'Sunbeam'

S-19 'Dvukhvostka', I.I.Sikorsky

Picture from "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.175

Experimental twin-fuselage aircraft built by the order of Military Department. Its military function was uncertain and the only built prototype was not armed. Two engines were installed on the lower wing in tandem. Large rudder was installed in the center of the tail plane.

Aircraft was built, tested. Once it did not demonstrated exceptional performance, after minor crash it was abandoned.



References:
  • "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.177;

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