FSX Republic RC-3 SuperBee

PreviewRepublic RC-3 SuperBee amphibian. This is the famous Republic SeaBee with performance modifications. Lycoming GO-480 315 hp engine, 3 blade fully reversible Hartzell propeller, wing tip extensions. Complete package for FSX/SP2 with full moving parts, 2D and VC panel, check and ref lists. By Jean-...

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Complete with Base Model
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Microsoft Flight Simulator X (FSX) including Steam Edition & Prepar3D (P3D)
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3.6 MB
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Republic RC-3 SuperBee amphibian. This is the famous Republic SeaBee with performance modifications. Lycoming GO-480 315 hp engine, 3 blade fully reversible Hartzell propeller, wing tip extensions. Complete package for FSX/SP2 with full moving parts, 2D and VC panel, check and ref lists. By Jean-Pierre Brisard and Bob May - Premier Aircraft Design.

Republic RC-3 SuperBee.

Republic RC-3 SuperBee.

REPUBLIC SEABEE (Modified to "SuperBee") FOR FSX.
Aircraft, panel and sound package including dynamic VC with custom gauges.

For more information look inside the MANUALS folde :
Flying tips.txt (ESSENTIAL READING) seabee_PanelDocs (Panel diagrams).

Check list and reference list available from the kneeboard in FS2004


Model & Master Textures: Jean-Pierre Brisard
Panel design and XML gauge programming: Jean-Pierre Brisard
Flight dynamics : Bob May
Original source files: John L Woodward 2003
N6684K Paint Michael Baker
Thanks to Tom Gibson of CalClassic for help with the prop reverse code.


Extract ALL (Repeat ...*ALL*) the files into the FSX MAIN Folder using WINZIP* in Classic Mode...Do not use the Wizard... Make sure the "Use Folder names" BOX is checked in WINZIP.

New folders will be created and all files automatically installed.

* Other unzip utilities may work just as well but we have not tested them.

Vista users may need to temporarily disable the UAC (User Account Control) to enable automatic creation of new folders.

Here's how by the numbers...

1. Navigate to where you downloaded the zip file

2. Double click with your mouse on the zip file.

3. WINZIP should open and show all the files inside the zip.

4. Press 'CTRL A' and this will select ALL the files.

5. Click on upper 'Extract' Button in the Main Tool Bar above.

6. Type in your path in the dialog box, the default location is C:\program files\microsoft games\microsoft flight simulator X or Browse to your FSX Location...Open the FSX main folder.

7. Now Click on the 'Extract' button in the upper right.....you're done...go flying.


1. Turn on Tool Tips....Lots of panel information available. Go to Options - Settings - General....Click the "Show Tool Tips" box.)

2. *PROP REVERSE* Note: the normal F2 prop reverse does not work with this model.

(a) Close throttle
(b) Press and hold (3-4 seconds) keys Ctrl-F2
(c) Open throttle. model will reverse. Full throttle is needed to reverse in water.
(d) Ctrl-F4 returns prop to normal.

2. SHIFT E opens/closes the two side doors

3. SHIFT-E2 opens/closes the front mooring door.

4. To raise your seat higher press SHIFT-ENTER (VC only)

5. Read the "Flying Tips" document enclosed with this download.

6. In the VC, Ctrl-W toggles yoke on/off, there is also a yoke toggle icon in the VC panel.


Zoom view in and out in VC cockpit with + and - keys

Move Eyepoint Down

Move Eyepoint Forward

Move Eyepoint Left

Move Eyepoint Right

Move Eyepoint Up

Reset Eyepoint

Premier Aircraft Design

Republic RC-3 SuperBee.

Republic RC-3 SuperBee.

Images & Screenshots

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The archive superbee_x_n6684k.zip has 47 files and directories contained within it.

File Contents

This list displays the first 500 files in the package. If the package has more, you will need to download it to view them.

Filename/Directory File Date File Size
airplanes04.19.100 B
superbee_x_N6684K04.19.100 B
aircraft.cfg04.14.1013.23 kB
MANUALS04.19.100 B
Flying Tips.txt04.14.102.40 kB
seabee_panel_doc.jpg12.14.09172.29 kB
seabee_radios_doc.jpg12.14.09121.91 kB
model04.19.100 B
model.cfg04.14.1060 B
seabee_superbee.mdl04.12.101.42 MB
superbee_n6684k.mdl04.14.101.42 MB
panel.seabeex04.19.100 B
bendix_king.vor2.gau04.18.01241.50 kB
bendix_king_radio.ap.gau04.18.0181.00 kB
bendix_king_radio.ap_0001.GAU12.14.0981.00 kB
fs9gps.cab06.13.03296.71 kB
panel.cfg04.14.105.93 kB
seabee.CAB12.15.09360.16 kB
SeaBeePanel1.bmp12.21.093.00 MB
seabee_radio.CAB03.10.09245.37 kB
seabee_sw.CAB11.16.0941.93 kB
Thumbs.db11.14.099.50 kB
README FIRST.txt04.14.104.67 kB
seabee.air04.12.1010.51 kB
Seabee_check.htm12.12.0914.28 kB
seabee_ref.htm12.12.095.30 kB
sound04.19.100 B
Sound.cfg04.14.1056 B
superbee_x_N6684K.gif04.19.10168.20 kB
texture.N6684K04.19.100 B
Elevator.bmp04.13.101.00 MB
Interiors_seabee.bmp12.09.091.00 MB
lights.bmp11.17.0732.07 kB
lights_L.bmp05.16.0865.05 kB
Panel.bmp12.09.091.00 MB
PanelSpot.bmp11.16.09512.07 kB
pilote.bmp06.08.098.07 kB
prop2_TBX.bmp10.25.081.00 MB
roueseabee.bmp08.12.0765.05 kB
seabee_fuse.bmp04.13.101.00 MB
thumbnail.jpg04.13.109.43 kB
Thumbs.db04.11.1010.00 kB
Wings.bmp04.13.101.00 MB
Simobjects12.22.090 B
File_ID.diz04.18.10412 B
flyawaysimulation.txt10.29.13959 B
Go to Fly Away Simulation.url01.22.1652 B
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