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Republic Seabee


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Downloads: 328
Uploaded by: Mark Moore
File size: 203 kilobytes
VSP Version: 2.X
Copyright holder: Mark Moore
Copyright year: 2012
License: Attribution Share Alike (CC BY-SA)

File ID# 73
Manufacuter Republic
Model Seabee
Units Feet
Description Produced right after WWII as a highly affordable everyday aircraft for the common person. The Seabee used high production volume design and manufacturing, with such unique characteristics as a skin-stiffened (corrugated) wing structure. This permitted dramatic reduction in touch labor, tooling and parts count (there were only 3 ribs per wing section).
Source Quality

3 - The source material used to create this model was Good. This means good 3-view drawings were used to create the model.

Model Suitability
  • 1 - Build a display model
  • 1 - Check internal layout/volume
  • 1 - Cartoon or Pretty Picture
  • 2 - OML for wetted areas/drag buildup
  • 2 - Weight and balance
  • 2 - Structures
  • 3 - Accurate OML for detailed aerodynamic analysis or CFD
Tags airplane , floatplane

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