REPUBLIC RC-3 SEABEE # 357

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N6169K, (XB-LER), N35N, N135N

N6169K, (XB-LER), N35N, N135N
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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: 357
Manufacturing Date: 1946-07-??
Engine: Franklin 6A8-215-B8F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)
Remarks: Mode S codes: 50107360 / A08EF0 (N135N)
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
NC6169K
N6169K
1947-02-?? Manufacturing Date.
1947-02-?? Test flight.
1947-02-18 Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corporation to Southern Air Services; Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
   
1951-07-31 Bill of Sale.  Purchased by C. W. Murchison; Dallas, Texas.
1951-10-26 C of R issued to:
C. W. Murchison; Dallas, Texas.
1952-02-15 Request for cancellation at request of Murchison; "This aircraft has been assigned Mexican Matricula XB-LER and will be registered in Mr. Murchison's name in Mexico".
1952-02-26 Cancelled from CAA Register.
(XB-LER)
XB-SAH
1952-02-?? No proof that XB-LER was ever assigned to RC-3 Seabee s/n 357.
Probably XB-SAH was assigned to RC-3 Seabee s/n 357, without owner Clint W. Murchison knowing...
1954-??-?? Aircraft returned to the USA?
1954-05-03 Sold from C. W. Murchison to E. W. Rust; San Antonio, Texas.
1954-11-24 Murchison requested confirmation from Mexican Register that XB-LER had been cancelled from XB-register.  No reply.
1954-12-22 Murchison requested confirmation from Mexican Register that XB-LER had been cancelled from XB-register.  No reply.
1955-??-?? Sold from E. W. Rust to William Negley.
1955-02-15 Murchison submitted certified copies of letters sent to Mexico to the new owner E. W. Rust.
N35N 1955-02-25 C of R issued to:
William Negley; San Antonio, Texas.
   
   
N135N ????-??-?? C of R issued to:
Camwill Inc.; 835 Keeaumoku Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96800.
   
1970-08-06 Cancelled from FAA Registry.
  Sources: RAC Seabee Delivery List.
FAA Registry.
Barry Collman.
John Davis.

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