__NOTOC__Infobox Aircraft
name = RBVZ S-XX
type = Fighter
manufacturer = RBVZ (Russo-Baltic Wagon Works)

caption =
designer = Igor Sikorsky
first flight = avyear|1916
introduced = avyear|1916
retired = avyear|1920
status =
primary user = Imperial Russian Air Service
more users =
produced =
number built =5
unit cost =
variants with their own articles =

The RBVZ S-XX was a Russian single-bay un-equal span two-seat biplane designed by Igor Sikorsky in 1916. Displaying some Nieuport influence, it saw very little service during World War I. Five S-XX aircraft were built in September 1916, with the first two powered by the 100 hp Gnome rotary engine which had powered its predecessor, the RBVZ S-XVI. However, the other three were powered with the 120 hp Le Rhone engine, with which they were allegedly faster than the French Nieuport 17.

Operational History

The S-XX saw little service due to it being viewed as inferior to newer enemy aircraft and no series production was undertaken. As such only 5 aircraft were ever produced.

List of operators

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aircraft specifications

plane or copter?=plane
jet or prop?=prop
span main=8.60m
span alt=28 ft 2½ in
area main=17m²
area alt=182.99 ft²
length main=6.50m
length alt=21 ft 3⅞ in
height main=m
height alt=
empty weight main=395 kg
empty weight alt= 871 lb
loaded weight main=570 kg
loaded weight alt=1,257 lb
max takeoff weight main=
max takeoff weight alt=
more general=
engine (prop)=120hp Le Rhône
type of prop=air-cooled rotary engine
number of props=1
power main=90 kW
power alt=120 hp
max speed main=190 km/h
max speed alt=118 mph
max speed more=
range main=
range alt=
ceiling main=
ceiling alt=
climb rate main=
climb rate alt=
loading main=
loading alt=
power/mass main=
power/mass alt=
more performance=
* Endurance:
* Climb to 2,000 m (6,560 ft): 6.33 minutes
guns=1 x 7.7 mm Lavrov machine gun


* William Green and Gordon Swanborough. "The Complete Book of Fighters". Colour Library Direct, Godalming, UK: 1994. ISBN 1-85833-777-1.

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