How Do You Spell SIKORSKY S-38?
The Sikorsky S-38 was a popular amphibious aircraft in the 1920s and 1930s for both commercial and military use. Its name is spelled using the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) phonetic transcription as /sɪˈkɔrski ˈɛs - 38/. The first part of the name is pronounced with a short "i" sound, followed by the last name of the aircraft's creator, Igor Sikorsky. The “S” stands for “skrytyy“ which means "hidden." The number "38" refers to the model number of the aircraft.