REPUBLIC RC-3 SEABEE # 118

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N87556 Photo: Derek Heley 2008

N87556
Norfolk-Hampton Roads Executive (KPBG), Virginia, USA
19 September 2008
Photo: Derek Heley
Original photo at: http://www.abpic.co.uk/photo/1138205/

AIRCRAFT DATA

Manufacturer: Republic Aviation Corporation; Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, USA.
Model: RC-3 Seabee
Type Certificate No: A-769
Serial Number: 118
Manufacturing Date: 1946-10-29
Engine: Franklin 6A8-215-B8F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)
Lycoming GO-480-B (Daubenspeck) conversion.
Remarks: Extended wings. Lake hydraulic system.
Mode S code: 53006017
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
NC87556
N87556
1946-10-29 Manufacturing Date.
1946-10-29 Test flight.
1946-10-31 Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corporation to Seabee dealer Simsbury Flying Service; Simsbury, Connecticut, USA.
1946-11-?? Herbert Dreilinger; 37-52 80th Street, Jackson Heights, New York, USA.
(1978) Robert Mills; Philadelphia SPB, Foot of Wanamaker Avenue, Essington, PA  19029, USA.
Lycoming GO-480 engine conversion.
????-??-?? Jack Brown; Florida, USA.
1993-12-15 Arthur Munns Jr; 11 Scottsdale Road, Atkinson, NH 03811, USA
2003-11-25 Arthur J. Munns; 13000 Old Stage Road, Hopewell, Virginia 23860-9145, USA.

N87556 is under restoration (2004) and is expected to be flying again in 2005.  Lake 200 hydraulic system will be installed.

2008-09-19 Observed by Derek Heley at Norfolk-Hampton Roads Executive (KPBG), Virginia, USA.
2011-05-19 Registration pending to Arthur J. Munns; 13000 Old Stage Road, Hopewell, Virginia 23860-9145, USA.
2011-07-20 Arthur J. Munns; 13000 Old Stage Road, Hopewell, Virginia 23860-9145, USA.

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  Sources: RAC Seabee Delivery List
FAA Registry
Art Munns

 

   
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N87556 under restoration.
R/H wing tip.

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Lycoming GO-480-B engine.
Fuselage skin repairs.
Skin repairs R/H side.
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Skin repairs R/H side.
 

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