REPUBLIC RC-3 SEABEE # 1011

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CF-FSD (Photo: Omer Beaudoin)

CF-FSD
La Tuque Airport, Québec, Canada
Summer 1948
Photo: © Omer Beaudoin courtesy of Pierre Cantin

AIRCRAFT DATA

Manufacturer: Republic Aviation Corporation; Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, USA.
Model: RC-3 Seabee
Type Certificate No: A-769
Serial Number: 1011
Manufacturing Date: 1947-05-??
Engine: Franklin 6A8-215-B9F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)
Remarks:  
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
CF-FSD 1947-05-?? Manufacturing Date.
1947-05-?? Test flight.
1947-07-16 Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corporation to Curtiss-Reid Flying Services, Ltd.; Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
1948-06-23 La Tuque, Province du Québec; After take off undercarriage was selected up, but before it was raised hydraulic pressure fell to zero.  Pilot J. Rivard forced to land on hull.  Damage: Minor.  Injuries: Nil.  Operator: La Tuque Air Service Co. Ltd.  [File: 5008-F19-4 / 5802-20958].
  ????-??-?? Cancelled from Canadian CAR.
  Sources: RAC Delivery List.
Pierre Cantin.
National Archives of Canada.
www.historiccar.ca 

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