Republic RC-3 Seabee

Amphibious Touring Aircraft

The Republic RC-3 Seabee is a single-engine four-seat amphibious touring aircraft produced by the US-American manufacturer Republic Aviation Corporation.
Crew1
Passengers3
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelFranklin 6A8-215-B9F
Engine Power160 kW215 hp
Speed193 km/h104 kts
  120 mph
Service Ceiling3.658 m12.000 ft
Range580 km313 NM
360 mi.
Empty Weight953 kg2.101 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.429 kg3.150 lbs
Wing Span11,48 m37 ft 8 in
Wing Area18,2 m196 ft
Length8,53 m27 ft 12 in
Height2,92 m9 ft 7 in
First Flight01.12.1945
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1946-1947
Total Production1060
ICAO CodeRC3
FAA TCDSA-769
Data for (Version)Republic RC-3 Seabee