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Vought O3U observation seaplane

 

O3U-1

 

Modification Purpose Deliveries Number of commissioned Discarding Differences from the previous modification
O3U-1 observer 7/1930 - 7/1935 87, partly wheeled 3/1942 Pratt & Whitney R-1340-C engine (425 h. p.)
O3U-3 76, partly wheeled R-1340-12 engine (550 hp)
O3U-6 32, partly wheeled R-1340-12 (16 planes) or R-1340-18 (16 planes)

 

Modification

O3U-6

Wing span, m

10.97

Length, m

8.37

Height, m

3.45

Wings area, m2

31.31

Empty mass, kg

1502

Full flying-off mass, kg

2161

Engine 1 Pratt & Whitney R-1340-12

Power, h. p.

550
Maximal speed, km/h 269
Cruise speed, km/h  
Flying range, km 1094
Vertical speed, m/s  
Maximal altitude, m 5670
Complement 2
Armament 3 x 7.62 MG

O3U-3

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008