An analysis of the airspeeds and normal accelerations of Sikorsky S-42A airplanes in commercial transport operation

Walter G. Walker
naca-tn-1733
Oct 1948


Acceleration and airspeed data taken on four Sikorsky S-42A airplanes operated on Caribbean routes and along the east coast of South America have been analyzed and the results indicate that the flight loads seem about average in comparison with the flight loads of other types of airplanes operated on different routes.

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