SIAI S.19

The SIAI S.19 was an Italian racing flying boat built by SIAI for the 1920 Schneider Trophy race.

SIAI S.19
Role Racing flying boat
National origin Italy
Manufacturer SIAI
First flight 1920
Primary user Italy
Number built 1

Design and development

The S.19 was a single-seat biplane flying boat with its engine mounted on struts above its hull and below its upper wing. The 373 kW (500 hp) Ansaldo San Giorgio 4E-29[1] engine drove a two-bladed pusher propeller. Small stabilizer floats were mounted beneath the lower wing on each side.

Operational history

The S.19's engine was not ready in time for the 1920 Schneider Trophy race, and the aircraft did not participate.


Operators

 Kingdom of Italy

Specifications

Data from Aviation: SIAI racing seaplanes

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Length: 10 m ( ft in)
  • Wingspan: 11.72 m ( ft in)
  • Gross weight: 2360 kg (5203 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Ansaldo San Giorgio 4E-29, 373 kW (500 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 222 km/h (138 mph)

Armament

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