REPUBLIC RC-3 SEABEE # 467

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SE-AXM

SE-AXM
Sweden
1976
Photo: © Sven Stauffer

AIRCRAFT DATA

Manufacturer: Republic Aviation Corporation; Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, USA.
Model: RC-3 Seabee
Type Certificate No: A-769
Serial Number: 467
Manufacturing Date: 1947-03-??
Engine: Franklin 6A8-215-B8F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)
Remarks: Under restoration by Bengt Persson.
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
(SE-AXM) 1947-03-?? Manufacturing Date.
1947-03-?? Test flight.
1947-03-12 Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corporation to Hans Osterman AB; Stockholm, Sweden.
1947-04-?? Shipped from New York to Sweden aboard vessel SS "Hunter Victory", together with c/n 400, 469 and 491.  Total invoice: $ 19.104,28.
SE-AXM 1947-07-16 C of A # 717 issued.
Registered owner: Ostermans Aero AB; Grevturegatan 3, Stockholm 7, Sweden.
1949-05-11 Möckeln, Älmhult.  During engine test run, both propeller tips separated, probably due to a tree branch sucked into the propeller?
1950-01-19 AB Kronobergsflyg; Växsjö.
1950-07-26 Lake "Vaisaluokta". The Seabee stalled from 2 ft above lake surface. Boat hull bottom skins damaged, hole in left wing, wing floats broke off.
1952-10-14 Firma Flygtransporter; Bertil Johansson, Växsjö.
1953-11-13 AB Lapplandsflyg; Porjus.
1961-10-06 Operator: Älvsby Flyg AB; Älvsbyn.
1966-06-30 Purchased/operated with ownership reservations;
Yngve Karl-Erik Eriksson, Selånger.
1966-08-11 AB Lapplandsflyg; Umeå.
1968-03-18 1) Yngve Karl-Erik Eriksson, Selånger.
2) Anders Agardh Sandström, Sveg.
1969-06-29 Accident at Bredåsjön, close to the Norwegian border.  The only person on board escaped unscathed. The aircraft sustained substantial damage.
1972-09-20 1) Leif Palm; Tyresö.
2) Ragnar Dahlqvist; Johanneshov.
3) Bo Larsson; Järfälla.
4) Lennart Erlandsson; Bromma.
1976-08-23 1) Bo Larsson; Järfälla.
2) Denny Ullenius; Farsta.
1992-05-31 C of A expired 
1992-09-28 Dan A. V. Åkerman; & Margareta Åkerman, Stjärngossevägen 103, SE-125 35 Älsvjö.
1992-12-18 EAA Chapter 222 "Experimental" building permit # 467-878 issued.
Restoration 5% 1994, 8% 1995, 9% 1996, 10% 2002.
2004-12-17 Bert-Ale Våhlin; Tärnsjö.
2008-04-10

EAA Chapter 222 "Experimental" building permit # 467-878 transferred to;

Bengt Persson; Långsjö 66, SE-781 83 Borlänge.

Tel: +46243234280

Under restoration/rebuild?

  Sources: RAC Seabee Delivery List.
Benny Karlsson/NORARC; Sweden.
Paul R. Compton/NORARC; Sweden.
Lars E. Lundin; Sweden.
SFF "Svenskt civilregister 1; t.o.m. SE-AZZ".
RAC Seabee Delivery List.

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