REPUBLIC RC-3 SEABEE # 1047

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N6759K (s/n 1047)
Photo: Ben and Gail Brower

AIRCRAFT DATA

Manufacturer: Republic Aviation Corporation, Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, USA.
Model: Republic RC-3 Seabee
Type Certificate No: A-769
Serial Number: 1047
Manufacturing Date: 1947-06-
Engine: (1) Franklin 6A8-215-B9F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)
(2) Lycoming GO-480-G1A6 (295 hp) Simuflight conversion (STC615NW).
Remarks: Modifications installed:
Lycoming GO-480-G1A6
Hartzel reversible prop 
Flush Filler (fuel) door 
Whelan Strobe Light System
Flush Mounted Windows
EDO Scallops on hull bottom 
Cleveland Brakes
Heated Pitot
Southwind cabin heater
Cessna 310 seats
Chine extensions
16" Wing and Flap extensions
Bendix RSA5ADI Fuel Injector System
Landing lights
Electric hydraulic pump

Planning on putting overhead throttle and
prop controls plus installing toe brakes on the right side.
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
NC6759K
N6759K 
1947-06- Manufacturing Date.
1947-06-16 Test flight for 43 minutes. Not flown for 5 months then in November went from NY to Seattle in 35 hours...
1947-11-03 Registered on US CAR to Northwest Air Service Company; Boeing Field, Seattle, WA, USA.
1947-11-10 Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corp. to Northwest Air Service, Inc., Seattle, Washington.
1948-05-05 Mr. Harvey F. Alm; 14617 20th SW, Seattle, WA 98166, USA.
   
1961-11-13 A/W Date.
   
1972-08-04 Mr. Robert K. Maves; P.O. Box 3226, Federal Way, WA 98002, USA.
1973-06-07 Mr. Sherwood Verger; 18663 192nd Street SE, Renton, WA 9805, USA.
1978-09-15 Mr. Kenneth A. Cunningham; 814 Carter Place, Kent, WA 98031, USA.
1982-03-19 Mr. Robert L Routh; 1634 184th NE, Bellevue, WA 98008, USA.
1982-12-30 Modifications installed by Airwest Sales and Service:

Lycoming GO-480- G1A6
Hartzel reversible prop 
Flush Filler (fuel) door 
Whelan Strobe Light System
Flush Mounted Windows
EDO Scallops on hull bottom 

1984-01-12 Modifications installed by Airwest Sales and Service:

Cleveland Brakes
Heated Pitot
Southwind cabin heater

1984-04-10 Cessna 310 seats installed by Airwest Sales and Service.
1984-10-04 Engine overhauled by Dan Hudson; Tusla, OK.
1985-07-26 Chine extensions installed by Airwest Sales and Service.
1988-11-28 Sutter Butte Duster Inc.; P.O. Box 213, Live Oak, CA 95953, USA.
1989-04-12 16" Wing and Flap extensions installed by Don Wallace W.E. Aero Tech Services.
1989-11-21 Bendix RSA5ADI Fuel Injector System installed by Airwest Sales and Service.
1991-09-20 Mr. Barry G Miller; 3420 Patterson Way, El Dorado Hills, CA 95630, USA.
1992-10-01 Goat Shed Farms Inc.; P.O. Box 133, Moscow, AR 71659, USA.
1993-08-06 Landing lights installed by Don Wallace, WA.
1995-08-07 PAVCO INC.; 1110 26th Avenue NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98335, USA.
1995-08-10 Mr. Gerald O. Smith; 27055 50th Avenue NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98335, USA.
1997-09-25 Dr. Leland J Harris; 9009 NE 37th Pl., Bellevue, WA, 98004-1229, USA.
? Mr. Russ Mager; P.O. Box 1366, Deer Park, WA 99006, USA.

Phone: 507-276-4117
E-mail: rkmager(at)hotmail.com
2004-09-08 Mr. Ben A Brower & Mrs. Gail Brower; 1325 U P Trail Lane, Camano Island, WA 98282-7258, USA.

Phone: 360-387-1448
E-mail: bennher@msn.com

   
     

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