REPUBLIC RC-3 SEABEE # 428

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N6229K
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AIRCRAFT DATA

Manufacturer: Republic Aviation Corporation; Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, USA.
Model: RC-3 Seabee (FAA Model Code: 3080206)
Type Certificate No: A-769
Serial Number: 428
Manufacturing Date: 1947-02-??
Engine: Franklin 6A8-215-B9F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)
S/N 27030
Remarks: Extended wings
Mode S codes: 52020510 / AB2148
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
NC6229K
N6229K
1947-02-?? Manufacturing Date.
1947-02-?? Test flight.
1947-03-04 Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corporation to Raymond Aircraft Co.; Orlando, Florida, USA.
   
1953-02-04 A/W Date.
   
   
   
????-??-?? Robert Stein; Heinle Road, White Sulphur Springs, NY 12787.
1990-06-07 Mark K. Charlton-Davis; RR 1 Box 316 Sugar River Drive, Claremont, NH 03743.

Mark invented the world's first Corvette LT1 engine mount and gear reduction system for this Seabee.  According to reports, the aircraft has been abandoned.

2013-09-26 Cancelled from FAA Registry.
  Sources RAC Seabee Delivery List.
FAA Registry.
www.aerialvisuals.ca (Mike Henniger)

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