Technical data
Type S-7
Function experimental
Year 1912
Crew 2
Engines 1*70hp Gnome
Empty Weight 449kg
Loaded Weight 776kg
Length 8.2m
Wing Span 10.0m
Wing Area 20.0m2
Speed 108km/h

S-7, I.I.Sikorsky

(40k b/w) Courtesy of Carl J. Bobrow and the Archives, United Technologies Corporation;

S-7 monoplane was the second plane built by I.I.Sikorsky at the R-BVZ branch. Its construction included elements of S-6A and S-6B. Built for participation in 1912 military airplane contest.

(48k b/w) "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.93;

Due to landing gear damage, S-7 was dropped out of contest and later was sold to Bulgaria, where it saw action during WW-I.


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