REPUBLIC RC-3 SEABEE # 443

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N6240K (Photo: Brian G. Nichols)

N6240K
Sun'n'Fun, Florida, USA
5 April 2006
Photo: courtesy Brian G. Nichols

AIRCRAFT DATA

Manufacturer: Republic Aviation Corporation; Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, USA.
Model: Republic RC-3 Seabee
Type Certificate No: A-769
Serial Number: 443
Manufacturing Date: 1947-02-??
Engine: Franklin 6A8-215-B8F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)
Remarks: Extended wings
Droop tips
Extended spray rails
Mode S Code 52023573
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
NC6240K
N6240K
1947-02-?? Manufacturing Date.
1947-02-?? Test flight.
1947-02-27 Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corporation to Turgeon Flying Service; Inc., Northbrook, Illinois, USA.
1956-05-05 A/W Date.
????-??-?? Mike Brant; 1710 SW 16 Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312, USA
????-??-?? William J. Bean; Ormand Beach, Florida, USA
1993-05-18 Jim Poel; c/o Harlan Associates of Spruce Creek; 3511 Silverside Road STE 105, Wilmington, DE 19810-4902, USA

James Poel Harlan
1813 Wiley Post Trail
Daytona Beach, Florida   32128
USA

2011-01-29 Jim Poel passed away.
  Sources: RAC Seabee Delivery List
FAA Aircraft Registry

N6240K

N6240K
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N6240K

N6240K
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Jim Poel (Photo: Eric Weaver)

Jim Poel
Photo: Eric Weaver

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