REPUBLIC RC-3 SEABEE # 204

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AIRCRAFT DATA

Manufacturer: Republic Aviation Corporation; Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, USA.
Model: RC-3 Seabee
Type Certificate No: A-769
Serial Number: 204
Manufacturing Date: 1946-11-??
Engine: Franklin 6A8-215-B8F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)
Remarks:  
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
(LV-???) 1946-11-?? Manufacturing Date.
1946-11-?? Test flight.
1947-01-20 Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corporation to Doaida Financiera y Commercial, Srl; Buenos Aires, Argentina.
1947-01-23 Export C of A # E11243 issued for export to Argentina.
????-??-?? Delivery changed to Chile?
CC-PWR 1947-??-?? Registered on Chilean CAR to Compania Chilena de Aviacion (COCHA), Ltda.; Aeropuerto los Cerrillios, Santiago, Chile.

COCHA was founded in 1946 by Mario Fuenzalida Kessler, and was the Republic Seabee Distributor for Chile. Major Juan L. Munoz was General Manager.

   
   
   
   
  Sources: RAC Seabee Delivery List.
RAC Seabee Export List 1948-11-15.
Air Britain "Archive" 1981 No. 3/4.
Barry Collman.

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