REPUBLIC RC-3 SEABEE # 132

ZS-BEE (s/n 132)
South Africa
Photo: Mark Becker

AIRCRAFT DATA

Manufacturer: Republic Aviation Corporation, Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, USA.
Model: Republic RC-3 Seabee
Type Certificate No: A-769
Serial Number: 132
Manufacturing Date: 1946-11
Engine: Franklin 6A8-215-B9F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)
Remarks:  
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
ZS-BEE 1946-11 Manufacturing Date.
1946-11-?? Test flight.
1946-11-16 Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corp. to Smith, Kirkpatrick & Co., Inc., New York, USA for export to South Africa.
1946- Pretoria Light Aircraft Company; Pretoria, South Africa.
   
1985-08-14 Mr. Mark H. C. French; PO Box 78122, Sandton 2146, South Africa.
1986-08-31 Crashed in Zimbabwe.  Mr. French killed together with all 3 passengers.
1997-01-17 Cancelled from SA Register.
     

 

Updated: 2006-02-07
Copyright  2006 Steinar Saevdal