REPUBLIC RC-3 SEABEE # 6

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NX87456

NX87456
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AIRCRAFT DATA

Manufacturer: Republic Aviation Corporation; Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, USA.
Model: RC-3 Seabee
Type Certificate No: A-769
Serial Number: 6
Manufacturing Date: 1946-04-??
Engine: Franklin 6A8-215-B8F # 23013 (215 HP at 2500 RPM)
Remarks: Pre-production aircraft.
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
NX87456
NC87456
NO DATE Application for Registration for All Types of Aircraft (Form ACA 501) signed by C. H. Miller, Executive Vic President & General Manager, Republic Aviation Corporation.
NO DATE Application for Airworthiness Certificate for an Aircraft (Form ACA 305) signed by A. Dysart, Quality Control Manager, Republic Aviation Corporation.

Approved on 1946-07-26 by CAA Inspector Harry M. Jones.

1946-04-?? Manufacturing Date.  Used as a display aircraft in New York show.  Returned to Republic for final assembly process for airworthiness and sale.
1946-07-17 Weight And Balance Data Report issued. Empty weight: 2174.9 lbs.
Revised 1946-10-01.  Empty weight: 2183.9 lbs.
1946-07-26 Certification Notice (Form ACA 805):
Signed by Republic Vice-President Mundy Peale.
1946-07-26 Statement of Conformity (Form ACA 317).
Aircraft has been manufactured in conformity with the data forming the basis for Type Certificate No. 769 Tentative.
Signed by W. I. Stieglitz, Design Engineer, Commercial Requirements.
1946-07-26 Aircraft Registration Certificate (Form ACA 500-A) No. 87456 issued.  Signed by CAA inspector Harry M. Jones.
1946-07-26 Aircraft Airworthiness Certificate (Form ACA 308-A) No. 87456 issued.  Signed by CAA Inspector Harry M. Jones.
1946-07-26 Aircraft Inspection Report (Form ACA 307) approved by CAA Inspector Harry M. Jones.

AIRCRAFT: Republic Seabee high wing pusher amphibian type featuring simplified all metal construction

ENGINES: Franklin 6A8-B8F Ser. #23013, 215 H.P. at 2500, 80 octane - ATC-242

PROPELLERS: Hartzell - (2) Blade Controllable Rev., Type Cert. #845, Ser. #306 (Blade Ser. #45696 and 45708)

1946-07-?? First test flight.
1946-10-01 Repair and Alteration Record (Form ACA-309):
Major alteration on the landing gear by Republic Aviation Corp.  See Form #337 attached.
1946-10-01 Repair and Alteration Form (Form ACA 337):
Main landing gear reworked and inspected according to revised RAC blueprints.
Tail wheel installation reworked according to revised RAC blueprints.
Signed: Thomas R. Makin (A&E # 13235).
Approved by CAA Inspector Harry M. Jones.
1946-10-07 Application For Airworthiness Certificate and/or Annual Inspection of An Aircraft (Form ACA-305).  NO DATE.  Approved by CAA Inspector Harry M. Jones on 1946-10-07.
1947-01-31 Bill of Sale (Form ACA-500 Part C) # 292456.
Purchaser: North American Airport Corporation; PO Box 430, White Plains, New York.
Seller: Republic Aviation Corporation; M. G. Veckman, Assistant Treasurer.
1947-01-31 Bill of Sale (Form ACA-500 Part C) # 292457.
Purchaser:  C-B Warfield Co.; 72 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York.
Seller: North American Airport Corporation; PO Box 430, White Plains, New York.
1947-02-26 Registration Certificate (ACA-500 Part A) # NC 87456 issued to:
C-B Warfield Co.; 72 Fifth Avenue, New York 11, New York, USA.
1947-05-15 Bill of Sale (Form ACA-500 Part C) # 326350.
Purchaser: Max Grantz and Herbert Beers; 579 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn 3, NY.
Seller: Thomas Owarfield/C-B Warfield Co.; 72 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York.
Not acceptable for recording by CAA on 1947-05-26. "No fee received".
Recorded by CAA on 1947-06-10.
NO DATE
(1947-05-15)
Application for Registration (Form ACA-500 Part B):
Max Grantz and Herbert Beers; 579 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn 3, New York.
1947-05-15 Chattel Mortage of Aircraft # 326351 (Recorded by CAA 1947-06-10):
(1) Max Grantz; 579 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn, New York.
(2) Herbert Beers; 204 East 37th Street, Brooklyn, New York.
Mortgager: The Peoples National Bank & Trust Co.; Lynbrook, Long Island.
In the sum of $ 2,675.00.
Mortgage was released on 1948-05-13.
1947-05-19 Letter from The Peoples National Bank & Trust Co.; Lynbrook, Long Island, to CAA, requesting the recording of their lien against Republic Seabee NC 87456.  New owners Max Grantz and Herbert Beers.
1947-05-26 Form from CAA to Grantz & Beers: The bill of sale from C-B Warfield Co. submitted on NC 87456 cannot be recorded for the reason(s) checked below: (x) Fee insufficient: $ 3.00 due for registration.
1947-06-02
1947-06-06
Request for Additional Data and/or Fee for Recordation of Documents (Form ACA-1524) from CAA to Max Grantz & Herbert Beers; 579 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn 3, New York; Bill of Sale not recorded; (x) The required additional fee of $ 3.00 must be submitted.
1947-06-04 Letter from The Peoples National Bank & Trust Co.; Lynbrook, Long Island, to CAA, enclosing a check in the amount of $ 3.00.
1947-06-10 Registration Certificate (Form ACA-500 Part A) No: NC 87456 issued to:
Max Grantz & Herbert Beers; 579 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn 3, New York.
1947-09-30 Repair And Alteration Form (Form ACA-337):

PATCHED RT. SIDE OF HULL AT STA. No. 33.1/3
REPLACED NEW STIFFENER AT RT. SIDE OF HULL, STA 33.1/4
REPLACED NEW FLOAT STRUT AND FLOAT IN LEFT WING


Signed by mechanic (unreadable) 1947-09-30
Signed by designee (unreadable) 1947-10-15
Approved by CAA Inspector (unreadable) 1947-10-17
1956-02-24 Cancellation Record (Form ACA 195).
Cancelled for reason checked below:
(x) No reply to audit questionnaire.
  Sources: RAC Seabee Delivery List.
FAA Registry File.

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