|Manufacturer:||Republic Aviation Corporation; Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, USA.|
|Type Certificate No:||A-769|
|Engine:||Franklin 6A8-215-B8F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)|
|Remarks:||Mode S codes: 53004346 / AC08E6|
|1946-09-17||Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corporation to Rankin Aviation Industries; Tulare, California, USA.|
of R issued to:
Robert D. Leverich; 6004 North Palo Verde, Lakewood, CA 90712.
of Sale. Sold to:
Universal Television (a Division of Universal City Studios Inc.); Universal City, CA.
C of R was never issued.
The Seabee was probably used in a scene in TV-movie "Wings of Fire", 1967.
advised the FAA that it was purchased in connection with a motion
"The motion picture use of said aircraft involved the total demolition of the plane, including fuselage and engine. Would you please therefore cancel the registration of said plane.”
|1967-11-02||Cancelled from FAA Registry. “Accident” & “Dismantled or salvaged” & “At the request of Owner”.|
RAC Seabee Delivery List.