REPUBLIC RC-3 SEABEE # 1008

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CF-ISW (photo: Joop Zwart)

CF-ISW
Vancouver Airport, BC, Canada
28 April 1972
Photo: courtesy Jaap Zwart

AIRCRAFT DATA

Manufacturer: Republic Aviation Corporation; Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, USA.
Model: Republic RC-3 Seabee
Type Certificate No: A-769
Serial Number: 1008
Manufacturing Date: 1947-05-??
Engine: Franklin 6A8-215-B9F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)
Remarks:  
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
N6725K 1947-05-?? Manufacturing Date.
1947-05-?? Test flight.
1947-09-05 Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corporation to Rankin Aviation Industries; Tulare, California, USA.
1954-11-19 Bill of Sale; Seller: C W Kellog / Purchaser: W L Kerr.
1956-05-15 Export certificate # E27753 issued for export to Canada.
1956-05-?? Cancelled from US CAR.
CF-ISW 1956-04-12 Allotment of Canadian marks.
1956-05-18 CofR to Warren L Kerr; Quesnel, BC, Canada.
1962-05-04 CofR to David A Hazlewood; Vancouver, BC, Canada.
1964-10-26 CofR to David Graham; Vancouver, BC, Canada.
1968-07-23 CofR to Kenneth Calvert; Vancouver, BC, Canada.
1972-06-02 Crashed 5 miles NE of the southern tip of Lac La Hache lake in central British Columbia, Canada. Owner Ken Culvert and his best friend Dale were killed.  They were flying from Richmond, B.C. to Lac La Hache...and crashed on route to landing in the nearby lake.  Wreck can still be seen on the crash location. [Report P20036].
1973-06-20 Cancelled from Canadian CAR.
  Sources: Brent W Calvert
Glen Calvert
Terry Judge (Air Britain) - special thanks!
Mike Ody (Air Britain)
Robert Parmeter (Air Britain)
www.republicseabee.com (IRSOC)
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