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Supermarine Sea Otter

Biplane amphibian for reconaissance and SAR (Search And Rescue). It was broadly based on the Walrus, with a tractor engine and more refined construction. The Sea Otter was the last biplane to enter RAF service, in 1944!

General characteristics Sea Otter II
Primary function Reconaissance / SAR
Power plant One Bristol Mercury 30 radial engine
Thrust 870 HP 649 kW
Wingspan 46 ft 14.02 m
Speed 154 mph 248 km/h
Ceiling 16,076 ft 4,900 m
Range 833 mi 1,340 km
Armament 3x 7.7mm machine gun
Crew Three
Date deployed 1944
Number built 292

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