REPUBLIC RC-3 SEABEE # 331

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AIRCRAFT DATA

Manufacturer: Republic Aviation Corporation; Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, USA.
Model: Republic RC-3 Seabee
Type Certificate No: A-769
Serial Number: 331
Manufacturing Date: 1947-01-??
Engine: Franklin 6A8-215-B8F (215 HP at 2500 RPM) 
Remarks:  
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
(N?) 1947-01-?? Manufacturing Date.
1947-01-?? Test flight.
1947-02-11 Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corporation to Albert Müller; Switzerland.
Stored at Republic a few weeks before transported to Europe.
HB-SEA 1947-02-?? Imported to Switzerland by Albert Müller.
1951-??-?? Cancelled from Swiss CAR on sale to Italy.
I-SIBI 1951-08-?? Aero Club "Guiseppe Ghislanzoni" di Como; Como, Italy.
   
????-??-?? Stored in Trento for 'Museo Aeronautico Caproni di Taledo', Milano, Italy.
   
  Sources: RAC Seabee Delivery List.
RAC Seabee Export List 1948-11-15.
Air Britain "Archive" 1981 No. 3/4.
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