REPUBLIC RC-3 SEABEE # 1042

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N6754K

N6754K
Clear Lake, California
March 1976
Photo: via John Wegg

AIRCRAFT DATA

Manufacturer: Republic Aviation Corporation; Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, USA.
Model: RC-3 Seabee
Type Certificate No: A-769
Serial Number: 1042
Manufacturing Date: 1947-03-??
Engine: Franklin 6A8-215-B9F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)
Remarks: Mode S codes: 52170471 / A8F139
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
NC6754K
N6754K
1947-03-?? Manufacturing Date.
1947-03-?? Test flight.
1947-08-29 Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corporation to Rankin Aviation Industries; Tulare, California, USA.
   
   
   
   
   
   
1978-05-03 C of R issued to:
T. E. Yarbrough; 1764 Acorn Lane, Hurst, TX 76053.
   
1980-08-11 Accident Hurst, Texas.  On take off from Mangham Airport, engine had partial loss of power and pilot made a gear up emergency landing off airport.  The aircraft was substantially damaged.  Pilot and passenger escaped without injuries.  Investigations of engine revealed water drops in magneto and distributor points burned.  Witness reported engine running rough before take off. [NTSB ID No: FTW81FPD02]
1982-03-02 Cancelled from FAA Registry.
  Sources: RAC Seabee Delivery List.
FAA Registry.
John Wegg.

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