Supermarine Sea Eagle Aircraft



Production Details

Design Company:

Supermarine Aviation Works Ltd

First Flight:

June 1923

Sea Eagle:

3 - Supermarine

Type Specification

Applies to:

Supermarine Sea Eagle

Type:

Commercial flying boat

Wing:

Equal span three bay biplane

Hull:

Wooden hull

Tail Unit:

Monoplane type mounted half way up the single fin with single rudder

Landing Gear:

Retractable main gear with fixed tail skid

Power Plant:

One 360 hp Rolls-Royce Eagle IX engine mounted between the wings in pusher configuration

Accommodation:

Pilot and mechanic in cockpit just forward of the wing with enclosed cabin for 6 passengers forward

Dimensions

Span:

46 ft

Length:

37 ft 4 in

Height:

15 ft 11 in

Wing Area:

620 sq ft

Weights

Empty:

3,950 lb

Overload:

6,500 lb

Performance

Max Speed:

93 mph

Climb:

19 min to 5,000 ft

Range:

230 miles

Preserved in British Museums

None known

Web Sites

http://www.imperial-airways.com/Supermarine_sea_eagle.html