Performance Powered with four Pratt & Whitney 1050 h.p.Hornet engines.The VS-44-A has a cruising speed of 175 m.p.h. at an altitude of 7500 ft. Its normal range was 3800 miles.Rateof climb 600 ft/min. Service ceiling 17,500 ft.Manufactured by Vought-Sikorsky Aircraft Division of the United Aircraft Corporation, Stratford, Connecticut.
To learn more about the Sikorsky VS-44, Please visit the New England Air Museum, they have a VS-44 on display.(just click the image!)
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