REPUBLIC RC-3 SEABEE # 485

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N6275K (Photo: William T. Larkins)

N6275K
Commodore SPB
Sausalito, California, USA
Photo: courtesy William T. Larkins

AIRCRAFT DATA

Manufacturer: Republic Aviation Corporation; Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, USA.
Model: RC-3 Seabee
Type Certificate No: A-769
Serial Number: 485
Manufacturing Date: 1947-03-??
Engine: Franklin 6A8-215-B8F (215 HP at 2500 RPM), S/N 27030.
Remarks: Mode S codes: 51254717 / A559CF.
Extended wings, extended spray rails, 6 seats, extra cabin windows, cable operated flap system.
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
NC6275K
N6275K
1947-03-?? Manufacturing Date.
1947-03-?? Test flight.
1947-03-10 Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corporation to Rankin Aviation Industries; Tulare, California, USA.
????-??-?? Commodore Air Services; Sausalito, California, USA.
1961-07-07 A/W Date.
   
   
????-??-?? Cancelled from US CAR.
N445DL    
   
   
   
   
N444DL ????-??-?? David Lehman; Idaho, USA.
Restored by David Lehman.
1987-08-18 C of R issued to:
Edmond F. Freeman; 342 Westridge Drive, Abilene, TX 79605.
Co-owner: Sterling P. Robertson
2003 For sale by:
Hensley Aircraft; Steve Hensley; Greeneville Airport (GCY), East Tennessee, USA.

URL: Hensley Aircraft Seabee 
E-mail: airplanes@wmkt.com
Tel: (423) 257-3246

2009 For sale by Mrs. Julia Hensley; 
e-mail address: hensleyj@greenek12.org 
Tel: 423-741-3057

Two additional fuselages and loads of part are available.

2012-11-30 Cancelled from FAA Registry.
  Sources: Bruce Hinds; Seabee Newsletters January & February 2010.
Robert Vaughn; zrobert@msn.com  (Cell: 248-459-0027, home: 352-293-7801).
RAC Seabee Delivery List.
FAA Registry.
Barry Collman.

N444DL (Photo: Robert Vaughn)

N444DL
East Tennessee, USA
24 October 2009
Photo: Robert Vaughn

N444DL (Photo: Robert Vaughn)

N444DL
East Tennessee, USA
24 October 2009
Photo: Robert Vaughn

N444DL (Photo: Robert Vaughn)

N444DL
East Tennessee, USA
24 October 2009
Photo: Robert Vaughn

N444DL (Photo: David Lehman)

N444DL
Priest Lake, Idaho, USA
Early 1980s
Photo: David Lehman

N444DL (David Lehman)

6-seat interior
center pilot's seat
Photo: David Lehman
N444DL (Photo: David Lehman)
Extra cabin windows
Photo: David Lehman
   

N6275K (Photo: Earl Holmquist)

N6275K
California, USA
Photo: Earl Holmquist

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