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Catalina amphibian Avid Aircraft Inc.

Catalina amphibian
Catalina amphibian
Catalina amphibian

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The Avid Catalina is a three place airplane that can take-off of land or water. It's even better than amphibious floats because this airplane uses tundra tires and can taxi up on the beach.

The Catalina is a kit produced by Avid Aircraft. www.avidair.com The airplane was introduced in 1986 as the Avid Amphibian, but after many upgrades the model designation was changed to the Catalina in 1992.

This plane was formerly named Avid Amphibian.

Source: fmtc.com/~sos1/catalina.html


  • Empty weight: 763 lbs
  • MTOW: 1354 lbs
  • Stall speed: 38 kts
  • Cruise speed: 63 kts
  • Never exceed speed VNE: 80 kts
  • Climb: 450 ft/min
  • Takeoff distance (50ft obstacle): 500 ft
  • Landing distance (50´ft obstacle): 300 ft
  • Engine: R912
  • Fuel consumption: 3 gph
  • Catalina amphibian
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