SIAI-Marchetti FN.333 Riviera. Specifications. A photo.
SIAI-Marchetti FN.333 Riviera. Specifications. A photo.

SIAI-Marchetti FN.333 Riviera. Specifications. A photo.


SIAI-Marchetti FN.333 Riviera - Italian single-engine amphibious aircraft designed and manufactured by the companies «SIAI-Marchetti» and «Fratelli Nardi» with 1962 years.


SIAI-Marchetti FN.333 Riviera photo


Development of the aircraft SIAI-Marchetti FN.333 Riviera Italian aircraft manufacturers began in the year 1948, in this case, as the base was taken very popular model airplane Republic RC-3 Seabee, developed by «Republic Aviation Company». During the design process, the airplane, the Italian aircraft designers decided on the need to maintain the overall design of the aircraft, but made every attempt to improve the flight performance of the aircraft in order to optimize and enhance the functionality of the aircraft.

His first flight of the aircraft SIAI-Marchetti FN.333 Riviera implemented in 1952 year, however, officially presented the model was only just over 10 years, which explains the reason for the need for improvements in the technical and constructive plan of the aircraft.

Due to the fact that the plane SIAI-Marchetti FN.333 Riviera could make takeoff and landing in difficult terrain, the Italian experts believe that the project will be in high demand in the civil and military aviation, however, during the production of the aircraft was very small, and for all time was built only 29 aircraft of this model.


Photo SIAI-Marchetti FN.333 Riviera


On board the SIAI-Marchetti FN.333 Riviera aircraft, up to four people (including one crew member) can be accommodated, however, the aircraft has not been used in commercial civil aviation. In addition, on board the aircraft, it was also possible to carry cargo with a total mass, taking into account the people already here, up to 440 kilograms.

According to experts, aircraft SIAI-Marchetti FN.333 Riviera has not been thoroughly refined. What impact on the safety of its flights, in connection with which, to date, remained only about 10 aircrafts of this model, some of which are included in the exposition of the museum, and the other part is privately owned.


Aircraft SIAI-Marchetti FN.333 Riviera


The power plant of the aircraft SIAI-Marchetti FN.333 Riviera consists of a piston aircraft engine in the upper part of the fuselage, and performing a pushing role model aircraft engine Continental IO-470-P allows us to develop capacity in 250 hp, while the aircraft is reach speeds of 285 km \ h (the maximum rate). The maximum flight range of the aircraft of this model is quite acceptable - airplane can make air travel for distances up to 1390 kilometers.


Specifications SIAI-Marchetti FN.333 Riviera.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger: 3 person;
  • aircraft Length: 7,3 m .;
  • Wingspan: 10,38 m .;
  • Plane Height: 3,23 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 1043 kg .;
  • Payload: 440 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 1483 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 220 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 285 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 1390 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 5640 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: Continental IO-470-P;
  • Power: 250 hp



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