REPUBLIC RC-3 SEABEE # 7

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NX87457

NX87457
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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: 7
Manufacturing Date: 1946-04-20
Engine: Franklin 6A8-215-B8F # 23002 (215 HP at 2500 RPM)
Remarks: Pre-production aircraft.
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
NX87457
NC87457
1946-04-20 Application for Registration for All Types of Aircraft (Form ACA 501) signed by C. H. Miller, Executive Vic President & General Manager, Republic Aviation Corporation.
1946-04-20 Application for Airworthiness Certificate for an Aircraft (Form ACA 305) signed by C. H. Miller, Executive Vice-President & General Manager.

FOR EXPERIMENTAL AND DEMONSTRATIONAL PRIVILEGES, PRIOR TO TYPE CERTIFICATION.

Approved on 1946-04-20 by CAA Inspector Harry M. Jones.

1946-04-20 Manufacturing Date.  Used for CAA Type Certification for ATC # 769.
1946-04-20 Aircraft Registration Certificate (Form ACA 500-A) No. 87457 issued.  Signed by CAA inspector Harry M. Jones.
1946-04-20 Aircraft Airworthiness Certificate (Form ACA 308-A) No. 87457 issued.  Signed by CAA Inspector Harry M. Jones.
1946-04-20 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 fan cooled Ser. #23002, 215 H.P. at 2500  - ATC 242 - 80 octane

PROPELLERS: Hartzell or Koppers - (2) Blade

REMARKS: Republic is building (10) Seabees in this group. "EXPERIMENTAL" is displayed on cabin doors L/R sides

1946-07-01 Operation Limitations (Form ACA-309) signed by CAA Inspector Harry M. Jones.
Empty weight: 2180 lbs.
1947-11-13 Letter from Republic Aircraft Corporation, M. I. Peale/President & General Manager, to CAA, Chief/Registration and Recordation Section.  Subject: Republic Mordel RC-3 (Seabee) Serial Nos. 7 and 12.

Subject airplanes have been taken out of commission and will be used, in the future, for ground school purposes only.
...
It is respectfully requested that the Airworthiness and Registration Certificates of these airplanes be cancelled.

1947-11-19 Aircraft Status Change (Form ACA 195).
Canceled for reason checked below:
(x) 9. Used for ground school purposes only (See letter of Nov. 13, 1947)
  Sources: RAC Seabee Delivery List.
FAA Registry File.

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