REPUBLIC RC-3 SEABEE # 417

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CF-FGW Photo: Steve Homewood

CF-FGW
Oshkosh Wittman Regional (OSH / KOSH), WI, USA
28 July 2004
Photo: © courtesy Steve Homewood

AIRCRAFT DATA

Manufacturer: Republic Aviation Corporation; Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, USA.
Model: RC-3 Seabee
Type Certificate No: A-769
Serial Number: 417
Manufacturing Date: 1947-02-??
Engine: (1) Franklin 6A8-215-B9F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)

(2) Lycoming GO-480-G2D6 (295 hp), Daubenspeck STC # SA282NW

Remarks: STC Bee 24" wing extension
Droop tips
Wide spray rails
Hartzell 3-blade propeller
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
NC6214K 1947-02-?? Manufacturing Date.
1947-02-?? Test flight.
1947-02-25 Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corporation to Seabee distributor Buffalo Aeronautical Corp.; Buffalo, NY, USA.
????-??-?? Raymond O. Carpenter; Auburn, New York.
1952-07-10 Export C of A # E-20785 issued.
1952-07-?? Cancelled from US CAR.  Exported to Canada.
CF-FGW
C-FFGW
1952-07-?? Imported to Canada.
????-??-?? Russell L. Bradley Corporation; Ontario.
1957-03-31 A. B. Brown (Pembroke Air Services); Pembroke, Ontario.
1971-07-09 C of R issued to:
Wilfrid Allard; 50 Circle Road, Beaconsfield, Québec H9W 5B7.
1979-05-?? Daubenspeck GO-480-G2D6 (295 hp) engine conversion installed.
1984-08-02 C of R issued to:
Wilfrid Allard; 50 Circle Road, Beaconsfield, Québec H9W 5B7.
1985-08-22 C of R cancelled.
2001-09-14 C of R issued to:
(1) Michel Allard; 366 Aumais, Ste-Anne De Bellevue, Québec H9X 4A9.

(2) Jean Allard; 241 rue Barette, Ile Bizard, Québec H9C 2Y6.

2003-01-15 Bill of Sale.  New owners; Robert St-Louis and Normand Bureau.

Disassembled for major maintenance and restoration.  Ready for flying May 2003.

2003-01-21 C of R cancelled.
2003-01-21 C of R issued to:
(1) Robert St-Louis; 2095 Rue Patricia, St-Laurent, Québec H4L 2X9.
E-mail: stlouis2@sympatico.ca

(2) Normand Bureau; 1494 Des Goelands, Prévost, Québec J0R 1T0.

Base of operation: Quebec, St-Lazare-De-Vaudreuil.

   
  Sources: RAC Seabee Delivery List.
Canadian Civil Aircraft Register.
Michael Ody/Terry Judge/Jim Tyerman/ (LAC Microfilm reel # T-7903T).
Robert St-Louis.
Marco Beurskens.

CF-FGW
5 September 2003
Photo: © Robert St-Louis

C-FFGW Photo: Marco Beurskens

C-FFGW
Canada
Photo: © courtesy Marco Beurskens

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