REPUBLIC RC-3 SEABEE # 90

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N87530

N87530
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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: 90
Manufacturing Date: 1946-09-??
Engine: Franklin 6A8-215-B8F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)
Remarks: Mode S Codes: 53005703 / AC0BC3
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
N87530 1946-09-?? Manufacturing Date.
1946-09-26 Weight and Balance Data: Weight Empty - Actual: 2194.0
1946-10-?? Test flight.
1946-10-01 Statement of Conformity, Form ACA 317, issued by Republic Aviation Corporation ... 90 has been manufactured in conformity with the data forming the basis for Type Certificate No. 769 Tentative...
[Signed E. E. Barzelay, Design Engineer].
1946-10-12 Application for Registration for All Types of Aircraft, Form ACA 501, NC87530:
In the name of: Southeastern Air Service, Inc.; Municipal Airport, Atlanta, Georgia.
Ben T. Smith, Pres.
Millard S. Davis, V. Pres.
Jas. W. Weaver, Sales Mgr. (signed).
1946-10-15 Certification Notice, Form ACA 805:

This is to confirm my understanding that

Aircraft Republic  Model RC-3  Serial Number 90  Identification Mark NC87530

has been manufactured in accordance with the data submitted in support of an application for type certification that as a result of the examination of such data, and the tests and inspections conducted, recommendations for final approval accompanied by supporting data are being transmitted to the Washington office for analysis and final action; and that prior to issuance of the aircraft specification, it may become necessary to make certain minor modifications or adjustments to the subject aircraft in order to continue the effectiveness of the airworthiness certificate.

Republic Aviation Corporation
(MANUFACTURER)
By M. G. Veckman
Assistant Treasurer

(Title)

Signature Southeastern Air Service, Inc.
(Purchaser or Agent)
By Ray D. Green (signed)

1946-10-15 Application for Airworthiness Certificate and/or Annual Inspection of an Aircraft, Form ACA-305:
Owner's name: Southeastern Air Service, Inc.; Municipal Airport, Atlanta, Georgia.
1946-10-15 W. H. Ehman, Agent/Republic Aviation Corporation (signed)
1946-10-15 Harry M. Jones, CAA Inspector (signed)
Engine 6A8-215-B8F, s/n 23074, Prop 427, Blades 45939 - 45869.
Flexible Oil Cooler Connection Installed
Landing Gear Reinforcement Completed
1946-10-15 Aircraft Airworthiness Certificate No. 87530, Form ACA-308-A, issued.
Civil Aeronautic Inspector Harry M. Jones (signed).
1946-10-15 Bill of Sale, Form ACA-502:
Seller: Republic Aviation Corporation; Farmingdale, New York.
Purchaser: Southeastern Air Service, Inc.; Municipal Airport, Atlanta, Georgia.
Seller's signature: Republic Aviation Corporation, M. G. Veckman, Asst. Treasurer (signed).
1946-10-15 Aircraft Registration Certificate No. 87530, Form ACA 500-A, issued to:
Southeastern Air Service, Inc.; Municipal Airport, Atlanta, Georgia.
1946-10-16 Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corporation to Southeastern Air Service Inc.; Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
1946-10-21 Bill of Sale, Form ACA-502:
Seller: Southeastern Air Service, Inc.; Atlanta, Georgia.
Purchaser: Carolina Aviation; Greenville, South Carolina.
Seller's signature: Southeastern Air Service, Inc.; Millard S. Davis, Vice-Pres. (signed 1946-12-10).
Stamped by CAA 1946-12-26.
1946-12-09 Bill of Sale, Form ACA-502:
Seller: Carolina Aviation; Municipal Airport, Greenville, South Carolina.
Purchaser: Mrs. Helen Garner, Route #1, Union, South Carolina.
Seller's signature: Carolina Aviation, Inc.; James B. Perry, Secretary And Treasurer.
Stamped by CAA 1946-12-26.
1946-12-16 Application for Registration of Aircraft, Form ACA-501:
Name of owner: Mrs. Helen Garner; Route #1, Union, South Carolina.
1946-12-23 Western Union "Day Letter" to The Civil Aeronautics Administration, Certificate Section:

PLEASE RUSH BY RETURN MAIL REGERISTRATION CERTIFICATES
FOR REPUBLIC SEABEE NC 87530 MRS T L GARNER CARE PALMETTO
AIR SCHOOL SPARTANBURG SOUTH CAROLINA WOULD LIKE TO FLY
THIS SHIP TO CANADA DECEMBER 27TH AND WOULD LIKE TO HAVE
PAPERS BEFORE THE SHIP LEAVES.  WIRE COLLECT CARE PALMETTO
AIR SCHOOL DATE WE CAN EXPECT CERTIFICATE=
         MRS T L GARNER CARE PALMETTO AIR SCHOOL

1946-12-24 "Day Letter" from CAA, Charles F. Dycer, to Mrs. T. L. Garner, c/o Palmetto Air School, Spartanburg, South Carolina:

RETEL.  NO RECORD RECEIPT YOUR APPLICATION REGISTRATION FOR REPUBLIC, NC87530 AND BILL SALE FROM SOUTHEASTERN AIR SERVICE, INC. ATLANTA, GEORGIA.

1946-12-26 Registration Certificate, Form ACA-500 Part A, issued to:
Helen Garner; Route #1, Union, South Carolina.
1949-03-22 Note from CAA to Helen Garner, requesting information about current status of aircraft 87530, Republic, serial no. 90.
1949-06-27 Aircraft Status Change, Form ACA 195:

Canceled for reason checked below:
[x] 11. Dismantled or salvaged. No reply to Corres.

Cancelled from CAA Aircraft Register.  Exported to Canada.

CF-FKA 1947-01-31 Registered on Canadian CAR.
   
  1958-08-18 Cancelled from Canadian CAR.  Withdrawn from use?
  Sources: RAC Seabee Delivery List.
FAA Aircraft Registry.
Barry Collman.

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