REPUBLIC RC-3 SEABEE # 281

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CF-HHS

C-FHHS
Pitt Meadows, BC, Canada
Photo: John Pritchard

AIRCRAFT DATA

Manufacturer: Republic Aviation Corporation; Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, USA.
Model: RC-3 Seabee
Type Certificate No: A-769
Serial Number: 281
Manufacturing Date: 1947-01-??
Engine: (1) Franklin 6A8-215-B9F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)
(2) Robinson LS7 V8 engine conversion.
Remarks: Wide spray rails.
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
NC6098K 1947-01-?? Manufacturing Date.
1947-01-?? Test flight.
1947-01-28 Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corporation to Oscar L. Hostetter; Thomasville, Pennsylvania, USA.
   
1953-??-?? Cancelled from CAA Register.
CF-HHS
C-FHHS
1953-??-?? Imported to Canada.
????-??-?? Ayre Enterprises Ltd.; RR # 3, Salmon Arm, British Columbia V0E 2T0, Canada
1985-03-26 C of R cancelled.
1985-??-?? Telstar Sales & Salvage Ltd.; RR # 1 Site 119 Con 9, Qualicum, British Columbia V0R 2T0, Canada
1987-12-29 C of R issued to:
Ronald Rothwell; Box 1360, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V0R 2T0, Canada
2003-04-09 C of R cancelled.
2003-10-10 C of R issued to:
Donald Bradshaw; 752-11731 Baynes Road N, Pitt Meadows, BC V3Y 2B3.

E-mail: aeromotive(at)telus.net

2005-2009 Under restoration. Robinson V8 engine conversion to be installed.
2009-05-06 C of R issued to:
Donald Bradshaw; 752-11731 Baynes Road N, Pitt Meadows, BC V3Y 2B3.

E-mail: aeromotive(at)telus.net

2011-11-07 C of R issued.
Donald Bradshaw; 752-11731 Baynes Road N, Pitt Meadows, BC V3Y 2B3.

E-mail: aeromotive(at)telus.net

  Sources: RAC Seabee Delivery List.
Canadian Civil Aircraft Register.
Larry Milberry.

CF-HHS (Photo: Larry Milberry)

CF-HHS
Markham, Ontario, Canada
11 may 1975
Photo: courtesy of Larry Milberry

CF-HHS (Photo: Larry Milberry)

CF-HHS
Markham, Ontario, Canada
11 may 1975
Photo: courtesy of Larry Milberry

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