REPUBLIC RC-3 SEABEE # 361

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N3263G

N3263G
Oshkosk - Wittman Regional (OSH / KOSH), Wisconsin, USA
July 2004
Photo: Brian Richards
http://www.abpic.co.uk/photo/1076332/

AIRCRAFT DATA

Manufacturer: Republic Aviation Corporation; Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, USA.
Model: RC-3 Seabee
Type Certificate No: A-769
Serial Number: 361
Manufacturing Date: 1947-02-??
Engine: (1) Franklin 6A8-215-B8F/-B9F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)
(2) Lycoming GO-480 engine conversion.
Remarks: Daubenspeck cowling, extended wings, droop wing tips, overhead power quadrant, wide spray rails, electric hydraulic landing gear and flaps, 3 bilge pumps.
Mode S Codes: 50703542 / A38762
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
NC6173K
N6173K 
1947-02-?? Manufacturing Date.
1947-02-?? Test flight.
1947-02-13 Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corporation to Harrington Air Service, Inc.; Mansfield, Ohio.
   
1956-04-01 A/W Date.
   
   
CF-YHJ    
 
????-??-?? Mel Johnstone; Box 42, Terrace, British Columbia V8G 4A3.
1982-08-18 Cancelled from Canadian CAR as "exported to USA".
N3263G 1982-??-?? Dennis G. Buehn; PO Box 70965, Reno, NV 89570.
1988-10-06 Miami, Florida; The pilot stated that he was having problems with the elevator trim and elected to land the amphibious aircraft in the bay.  He acknowledged and witnesses observed him lower the gear prior to attempting to land on the water.  The aircraft flipped inverted on touchdown.  Injuries: 1 minor, 3 uninjured.
NTSB Identification: MIA89LA005.
1989-08-22 David Aircraft Sales, Inc.; 14701 Pioneer Trail, Eden Prairie, MI 55347-2646.
1997-10-08 Jack Gill Enterprises; PO Box 340, Pickens, MS 39146-0340.
2004-05-19 Eric Kresmery; 13 North State Street, Elgin, IL  60123.
2010-01-27 Russell Madden; 721 Dove Lane, Graford, TX 76449-3140.
  Sources: RAC Seabee Delivery List.
FAA Registry.

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16 March 2008
Photo: Ken Kresmery
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