REPUBLIC RC-3 SEABEE # 1025

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CF-MYT (Photo: Larry Milberry)

CF-MYT
Markham Ontario, Canada
23 August 1969
Photo: courtesy of Larry Milberry

AIRCRAFT DATA

Manufacturer: Republic Aviation Corporation; Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, USA.
Model: RC-3 Seabee
Type Certificate No: A-769
Serial Number: 1025
Manufacturing Date: 1947-06-??
Engine: (1) Franklin 6A8-215-B9F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)
(2) Turbomeca Astazou II L turbine engine
Remarks: Extended wings, extended spray rails, 3-blade propeller.
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
NC6737K 1947-06-?? Manufacturing Date.
1947-06-?? Test flight.
1947-08-14 Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corporation to Marden Airways, Inc; Waterville, Maine, USA.
   
   
CF-MYT
1960-??-?? Imported to Canada by ?.
   
1967-04-11 Cam-Roy Ltd.; Box 118, Kirkfield, Ontario, K0M 2B0, Canada
1980-10-07 Turbine engine installation engineered by Bernard Robillard, Montreol, Canada, and Robert A. Mael; Northeast Engineeering and Development Ltd. during the late 1970ies.  The installation was completed on 7 October 1980.
1982-01-15 After skis had been installed on the Seabee early in January 1982, the Turbine Seabee made her first flight on 15 January 1982 with pilot/owner Clark Cameron at the controls.  Several test flights were made during January/February, achieving speeds in excess of 155 mph at 95% power, rate of climb 2700 ft/min at 100% power and fuel consumption of 12 US gal per hour at 55% power and cruise speed of 110 mph.
   
   
1990-05-18 C of R cancelled.
1993-10-27 C of R issued to:
(1) Andre Goulet; 1905 Du Domaine, Lac Sergent, Quebec G0A 2J0.

(2) Jean-Marc Rochette; 1905 Rte Du Domaine, St-Raymond, Quebec G3L 3A5.
1993-12-28 C of R cancelled.
1994-07-12 C of R cancelled.
1994-09-26 C of R issued to:
Jean-Marc Rochette; 1905 Rte Du Domaine, St-Raymond, Quebec G3L 3A5.
2001-02-07 C of R issued to:
Jean-Marc Rochette; 1905 Rte Du Domaine, St-Raymond, Quebec G3L 3A5.
2005-07-20 Serious damage?
2012-04-05 C of R cancelled.
  Sources: RAC Seabee Delivery List.
Canadian Civil Aircraft Register.
Michael Ody/Terry Judge/Jim Tyerman.
Blair Robinson.
Larry Milberry.

CF-MYT (Photo: via Blair Robinson)

CF-MYT
Turboprop Seabee
Balsam Lake, Ontario, Canada
Photo: Blair Robinson

CF-MYT

CF-MYT
Turboprop Seabee
Balsam Lake, Ontario, Canada
Photo: Blair Robinson

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