Model TSC-1A3 Teal III Specifications

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Model TSC-1A3 Teal III was a 180 hp development of the 150 hp TSC-1A2 Teal II.  The engine pylon and engine cowling was refined to look more streamlined.

 

GENERAL

Manufacturer Teal Aircraft Corporation
Address St. Augustine, Florida, USA
Model TSC-1A3 Teal III
Seats 2 at +71", 1 at +96"
Approved Type Certificate No. A15EA
Approved Not approved
Category 2PCAmM
Applicable Serial Numbers (22)
Fuel Capacity (total)
- Standard 2 x 23 US gal wing tanks 
- With optional 24.5 US gal hull tank

46 US gal (40.6 US gal usable)
70.5  US gal (64.6 gal usable)

DIMENSIONS

Length (Max)

23 ft 7 in
Height (Max Land) 9 ft 5 in
Cabin Width (interior) x ft x in
Cabin Height (interior) x ft x in
Cabin Length (interior) x  ft x in
Baggage Compartment (volume) x cu ft
Draft Loaded x ft x in

LANDING GEAR

Main Gear Spring steel struts
Tread 8 ft 3 in
Base x ft x in
Landing Gear Travel ? in
Main Wheels 6.00 x 6
Inflate to 20 psi
Brakes x
Tail Wheel Scott Model 3200, 6.00 x 2.50
Inflate to 35 psi

WINGS

Wing Airfoil Section  NACA 4415
Span 31 ft 11 in
Chord 5 ft 0 in
Aspect Ratio 6.50
Incidence 4
Dehedral 4
Total Area 157 sq ft
Aileron Total Area 10 sq ft
  Flap Airfoil Section NACA 6321
  Flap Length 116 in
  Flap Chord 13 in
Flap Total Area 20.9 sq ft

EMPENNAGE

Hor. Stabilizer Incidence -5
Tailplane Span 8 ft 0 in
Tailplane Chord 42 in
  Hor. Stabilizer Airfoil Section NACA 0010
Hor. Stabilizer Area 15.4 sq ft
Elevator Area 12.6 sq ft
  Fin Airfoil Section NACA 0010
Fin Area 10.1 sq ft
Dorsal Fin Area 1.9 sq ft
Rudder Area 6.8 sq ft

WEIGHTS

Gross - Land  2 300 lbs
Gross - Water 2 300 lbs
Empty 1 450 lbs
Max. Baggage (at +96") 230 lbs
Max. Wing Loading 14.6 lbs/sq ft
Max. Power Loading 12.8 lbs/hp

SURFACE MOVEMENTS

Rudder   28
Ailerons up +30, down -20
Elevators up +21, down -17
Elevator Tab up +16, down -30
Rudder Tab 30
Water Rudder 28
Flaps -15

ENGINE

Manufacturer AVCO Lycoming
Address Williamsport, PA, USA
Model O-360-A1H6
Approved Type Certificate No. E-286
Weight (dry) 298 lbs
Number of Cylinders 4
Rated Power 180 hp
Rated Speed ? rpm
Overspeed ? rpm
Maximum speed (ground) ? rpm
Reverse Propeller Speed N/A
Crankshaft Rotation Clockwise
Propeller Shaft Rotation Clockwise
Propeller to Crankshaft Ratio 1:1
Propeller Shaft Spline Size SAE AS-127 Type 2 Mod.
Cylinder Head Temperature Max. 500 F
Fuel Grade 100/100LL
Fuel Consumption (75% pwr) 10.1 gal/hr
  Miles Per Gallon 75% pwr 12.8 SM
55% pwr 13.1 SM
Fuel Pressure Min. 0.5 psi, max. 8 psi
Compression Ratio 8.50:1
Piston Displacement 361 cu in
Bore 5.125 cu in
Stroke 4.375 cu in
Fuel Pump (Auxiliary) Bendix # 478630, 12 V
Carburetor PAC HA-6
Ignition Slick4230; 4202 Dual Magnetos
Magneto Breaker Point Gap ?
Distributor Point Gap ?
Maximum Drop on Magneto or Distributor  ?  RPM
Ignition Timing 25 deg BTC
Firing Order 1-x-x-x
Spark Plugs Champion EM42E or eqv.
Spark Plug Gap .016" to .022"
Valve Clearance (lifter bled down, cold)    .?"
Starter ? Volt, x
Alternator 12 Volt x 40 Ampere
Battery Exide AC-78/M, 37 Ampere hours
Oil Temp (Max) 245 F (above 60 F ambient air)
 210 F (below 10 F ambient air)
Oil Temp (Normal) 100 - 180 F (ground)
160 - 180 F (in flight)
Oil Pressure (Start/Warmup) max. 115 psi
Oil Pressure (Normal) 55 - 95 psi
Oil Pressure (Idle Min) 25 psi
Oil Capacity 8 US qts (6 qts usable)
Oil Specifications (Above 40 F) SAE 40
Oil Specifications (Below 20 F) SAE 20
Max Time Between Oil Changes   ? hrs

PROPELLER

Model (Standard) Hartzell HC-C2YL-1B/7663-3 C/S
Blades 2 x metal
Diameter 72 in
Pitch +12 (low) to +27.5 (high)
Governor Hartzell F-2-6-A

PERFORMANCE

Max Structural Cruise Speed (Vno) 97 mph / 84 kts
Design Maneuvering Speed (Va) 97 mph / 84 kts
Never Exceed Speed (Vne) 123 mph / 107 kts
Max Flaps Extended Speed (Vfe)  90 mph / 78 kts
Max Gear Extended Speed (Vle) 123 mph / 107 kts
Max Ldg. Gear Operation (Vlo) 100 mph / 87 kts
  Max side windows open 110 mph / 96 kts
Cruise Speed (Vc @ 75% pwr @ 7 500 ft: 123 mph / 107 kts
@ 55% pwr @ 7 500 ft: 112 mph / 98 kts
Best Range Speed (Vbr) ?
Best Endurance Speed (Vbe) ?
Best Climb Angle Speed (Vx) ?
Best Rate of Climb Speed (Vy) 70 mph / 61 kts
Rate of Climb (Sea Level)   810 ft/min @ 2 300 lbs
Approach Speed (Vref) 70 mph / 61 kts
Best Power-Off Glide Speed (Vbg) 75 mph / 65 kts
Minimum Descent Speed (Vmd) ?
Stalling Speed (Vs0
- @ flaps -15 and gear down
52 mph / 45 kts
  1.3 Vs0 67 mph / 59 kts
Stalling Speed (Vs1) 58 mph
  Crosswind Operating Limit 15 mph land, 20 mph water
Service Ceiling 14 000 ft
Range at Cruising 
- std. fuel 46 US gal + 45 min reserve
75% + reserve 400 SM / 348 NM
65% + reserve 410 SM / 356 NM
55% + reserve 417 NM / 363 NM
Take-off Run - Land ? ft @ 2 300 lbs
Take-off Run - Water ? ft @ 2 300 lbs
  Take-off Distance - Land (to 50 ft AGL) 1 135 ft @ 2 300 lbs
  Take-off Distance - Water (to 50 ft AGL) 1 255 ft @ 2 300 lbs
  Landing Distance - Land (from 50 ft AGL) 650 ft @ 2 300 lbs
  Landing Distance - Water (from 50 ft AGL) ? ft @ 2 300 lbs
Landing Run - Land ? ft @ 2 300 lbs
Landing Run - Water ? ft @ 2 300 lbs
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Updated: 2017-01-01

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