FSX – Sikorsky VS-44 Flying Boat. Model of VS-44 NC-41881 “Excambian” restored at New England Air Museum. Model created in 3ds Max for FSX. A flying boat, not an amphibian. Can be flown from land unrealistically using beaching gear. VC includes complete model, with multiple camera views. VS-44 was built in 1942 for American Export Airlines. Contracted for trans-Atlantic service by US Navy and Army through 1944. Returned to civilian service 1945. Two liveries: 1942 Navy camouflage and 1945 AEA civilian colors, as displayed at Museum.
By George Diemer.