REPUBLIC RC-3 SEABEE # 195

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VQ-TPA

VQ-TPA
Providenciales Airport (MBPV), Turks & Caicos Islands
14 September 2008
Photo:  courtesy Mark Woodring

AIRCRAFT DATA

Manufacturer: Republic Aviation Corporation; Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, USA.
Model: RC-3 Seabee
Type Certificate No: A-769
Serial Number: 195
Manufacturing Date: 1946-12-??
Engine: Franklin 6A8-215-B8F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)
Lycoming GO-480 Simuflight Conversion
Remarks: Hartzell three bladed reversing prop
24 volt system
Wide spray rails
Quick disconnect gear
Cleveland brakes
Bilge pump
Electric hydraulics
INBOARD wing extensions
Drooped wing tips
Electric flaperons
Steerable/lockable tailwheel
Cessna door handle mod
Loran C
Gear advisory system
Strobes
Retractable landing light
Remote indicating compass
Mode C transponder
Four place intercom
New Glass
Like New interior
Wheel pants
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
N6025K 1946-12-?? Manufacturing Date.
1946-12-?? Test flight.
1946-12-13 Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corporation to Aircraft Sales Corporation; Detroit, Michigan, USA.
   
CF-LTA
C-FLTA
   
   
????-??-?? Walter Jewer; 57a Grand Moulin, Two Mountains, Quebec, Canada.
1985-01-24 C of R cancelled.
1986-01-07 Henri Briaco; 415 De Noirmoutier Apt. 6, Laval, Quebec H7N 5V4, Canada.
1995-10-16 C of R issued.
1999-03-02 Cancelled from Canadian CAR.
VQ-TPA 1999-03-?? Registered on Turks & Caicos Islands (United Kingdom) CAR to
Mark Woodring; Provo Air Charter, Neptune Plaza, Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands.
2008-09-14 Turned upside down and seriously damaged by hurricane "Hanna" at Providenciales International Airport (MBPV), Turks & Caicos Islands.
2009-11-27 Wreck for sale by:

Mark Woodring
E-mail: mardee@tciway.tc 
Phone: 649-231-0685
Location: Turks Island, TC

Offers are welcome!

   
  Sources: RAC Seabee Delivery List.
Canadian CAR.
Mark Woodring.
Barry Collman.

VQ-TPA

VQ-TPA
Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands
14 September 2008
Photo:  courtesy Mark Woodring

VQ-TPA

VQ-TPA
Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands
14 September 2008
Photo:  courtesy Mark Woodring

VQ-TPA

VQ-TPA
Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands
14 September 2008
Photo:  courtesy Mark Woodring

VQ-TPA

VQ-TPA
Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands
14 September 2008
Photo:  courtesy Mark Woodring

VQ-TPA

VQ-TPA
Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands
14 September 2008
Photo:  courtesy Mark Woodring

VQ-TPA

VQ-TPA
Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands
14 September 2008
Photo:  courtesy Mark Woodring

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