REPUBLIC RC-3 SEABEE # 399

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SE-AXG Photo:Tommy Clementzlor

SE-AXG
Stockholm Arlanda Airport - ESSA, Sweden
1980s
Photo: © Tommy Clementzlor

AIRCRAFT DATA

Manufacturer: Republic Aviation Corporation, Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, USA.
Model: Republic RC-3 Seabee
Type Certificate No: A-769
Serial Number: 399
Manufacturing Date: 1947-02-??
Engine: Franklin 6A8-215-B8F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)
Remarks: ?
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
(SE-AXH) 1947-02-?? Manufacturing Date.
1947-02-?? Test flight.
1947-03-21 Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corp. to Hans Osterman AB; Stockholm, Sweden.
1947-03-?? Shipped from New York to Sweden.  Prior to delivery, registrations SE-AXG and SE-AXH (s/n 368) were transposed.  S/n 368 was delivered from Republic as "SE-AXG".
SE-AXG 1947-07-16 C of R # 625 and C of A # 719 issued.  Registered owner: Ostermans Aero AB; Stockholm, Sweden.
1955-02-03 AB Stockholms Aero; Ulvsunda.
1961-07-11 Dick Thomas Erling Tomasson; Syd-Koster.
1962-05-07 Firma Marin Aviation; c/o Nils "Argentina" Carlsson, Färentuna.
1964-01-24 "Anmält inskrivningsdomare".
1965 - 1977 Not airworthy until 1977-07-31.  Stored.
1972-??-?? Stored at "Arlandasamlingen", an aircraft museum collection at Arlanda Airport, Stockholm.
1977-06-22 Observed in Piteå, Norrland, under restoration.  Stripped to bare metal.
1979-07-20 AB Fiskflyg; Piteå.
1981-06-09 Grafair AB; Söderfors.
1982-07-?? C of A expired.
1991-02-13 Björn Thunborg AB; Strömgatan 32, SE-982 60 Porjus, Sweden.
Tel: 0973-101 79, Fax: 0973-101 88
1991-07-31 C of A expired 
2001 Stored for spare parts.
2003-11-18 Bert-Ale Wåhlin;
Bergens Gård, Sälja,
SE-740 45 Tärnsjö,
Sweden.
Tel: +46 292-42110 / -42113
Mob: +46 706 930 844
2004-02-24 "Experimental" building permit # 399-1203 issued by EAA Chapter 222 to Bert-Ale Wåhlin for the restoration and rebuild of s/n 399.
  Sources: Nils-Olof Andersson; Sweden.
Tommy Clementzlor; Sweden.
Paul R. Compton/NORARC; Sweden.
Benny G. Karlsson/NORARC; Sweden.
Lars E. Lundin; Sweden.
SFF "Svenskt civilregister 1; t.o.m. SE-AZZ".
RAC Seabee Delivery List.

 

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