|Manufacturer:||Republic Aviation Corporation; Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, USA.|
|Type Certificate No:||A-769|
|Engine:|| Franklin 6 AL 500 - Serial #
259 (213 HP at 2600 RPM)
Franklin 6A8-215-B8F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)
fuselage. Automobile-type air inlets screen. Small
trim-tabs. Conventional wing floats.
|1945-12-03||Application for Registration for All Types of Aircraft (Form ACA 501) signed by C. H. Miller, Executive Vic President & General Manager, Republic Aviation Corporation.|
for Airworthiness Certificate for an Aircraft (Form ACA 305) signed
by C. H. Miller, Executive Vic President & General Manager, Republic
Describe any special purpose for which aircraft will be used; "FOR SERVICE TEST AND GENERAL USE, PRIOR TO REQUESTING TYPE CERTIFICATION, DEMONSTRATIONAL PRIVILEGES".
Approved on 1946-01-29 by CAA Inspector Harry M. Jones.
|Aircraft Registration Certificate (Form ACA 500-A) No. 87454 issued. Signed by CAA inspector Harry M. Jones.|
|1946-01-29||Aircraft Airworthiness Certificate (Form ACA 308-A) No. 87454 issued, signed by CAA Inspector Harry M. Jones.|
Inspection Report (Form ACA 307) approved by CAA Inspector Harry M.
AIRCRAFT: Republic Seabee high wing pusher type all metal construction (no cloth or wood) featuring simplified design.
ENGINES: Franklin 6 AL 500 - Serial # 259, 213 HP at 2600 RPM, 80 octane, experimental type.
PROPELLERS: Hartzell blades (2), Experimental reversible type.
REMARKS: Republic is building (5) Seabees in this group to be used for demonstrators. "EXPERIMENTAL" is displayed on cabin doors L/R side.
|1946-01-??||First test flight.|
from Republic Aviation Corporation (Exec. Vice-President & General
Manager C. H. Miller) to Chief, Registration and Recordation Section,
CAA: Subject: Republic Model RC-3 (Seabee) Serial #4, NX87454:
Subject airplane has been taken out of commission and will be used, in the future, for ground school purposes only.
Enclosed are the Airworthiness, and Registration Certificates, and the Operation Limitations record.
It is requested, therefore, that the Airworthiness and Registration Certificates of this airplane be cancelled.
|1946-12-23||Cancelled from CAA Aircraft Register by Aircraft Status Change (Form ACA 195). Cancelled for reason checked below: [x] 10. At owner's request.|
Seabee Delivery List.
FAA Aircraft Registry.