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Sikorsky S-38 Replica


© 1999 Geoff Sobering, Non-commercial Use Allowed with Attribution, All Other Rights Reserved

Boeing 247D | AeroCar | Air Show | C-119 | Carnuba | DC-3s | Fokker | Grummans | Howard 500 | MATS Connie | Misc. | NASA 757 | P-51s & F-14 | Proteus | Turbine Luscombe | UPS 727 | USCS P-3 | VC-3A

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In 1935, the S.C. Johnson Wax Company sent an expedition to South America to survey for new Carnuba wax sources. They used an Sikorsky S-38 names the "Spirit of Carnuba". This replica was constructed for a recent re-enactment of that historic flight.


A note about the photographs: if a thumbnail picture is a link, clicking on it will load an image approximately 500x300 pixels large (~60Kb). Under some thumbnails is the word "huge". Clicking there will load the original scanned image of about 800x500 pixels at JPEG 75% quality (~200Kb).


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Boeing 247D | AeroCar | Air Show | C-119 | Carnuba | DC-3s | Fokker | Grummans | Howard 500 | MATS Connie | Misc. | NASA 757 | P-51s & F-14 | Proteus | Turbine Luscombe | UPS 727 | USCS P-3 | VC-3A

Back to the Main Plane Pictures Page    Back to the EAA '99 Page