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Seal
Role Reconnaissance flying boat
Manufacturer Supermarine
Designed by Reginald Mitchell
First flight May 1921

The Supermarine Seal was a British amphibian biplane flying boat developed by the Supermarine company. The Seal was further developed into the Supermarine Seagull.

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Specifications (Seal II)

Data from Supermarine Aircraft since 1914 [1]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 3
  • Length: 32 ft 10 in (10 m)
  • Wingspan: 46 ft 0 in (14.02 m)
  • Height: 14 ft 10 in (4.52 m)
  • Wing area: 620 ft² (57.6 m²)
  • Empty weight: 4,100 lb (1,859 kg)
  • Loaded weight: 5,600 lb (2,540 kg)
  • Powerplant:Napier Lion 12-cylinder water-cooled W-block, 450 hp (336 kW)

Performance

  • Endurance: 4 hours
  • Climb to 10,000 ft (3,050 m): 17 min

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References

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Notes

  1. ^ Andrews and Morgan 1987, p.81.

Bibliography

  • Andrews, C.F. and Morgan, E.B. Supermarine Aircraft Since 1914. London: Putnam Books Ltd., 2nd edition 1987. ISBN 0 85177 800 3.

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