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Curtiss SO3C Seamew observation seaplane

SO3C-1 Seamew

 

Modification Purpose Deliveries Number of commissioned Discarding Differences from the previous modification
SO3C-1 observer 7/1942 - 1/1944 300 3/1944 Ranger V-770-6 engine (600 hp), 2 7.6-mm MG, 90 kg of bombs
SO3C-2 206 up to 230 kg of bombs (from land airfields)
SO3C-3 39 V-770-8 engine (600 hp)

 

Modification SO3C-2

Wing span, m

11.56

Length, m

10.60

Height, m

4.32

Wings area, m2

27.30

Empty mass, kg

2266

Full flying-off mass, kg

3175
Engine 1 Ranger V-770-6

Power, h. p.

600
Maximal speed, km/h 241
Cruise speed, km/h 188
Flying range, km 1480
Vertical speed, m/s 3.7
Maximal altitude, m 5050
Complement 2
Armament 2 x 7.6 MG, 90 kg of bombs

SO3C-1 Seamew

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008