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CF-ECW (Photo: Larry Milberry)

Pickle Lake, Ontario, Canada
August 1979
Photo: courtesy of Larry Milberry


Manufacturer: Republic Aviation Corporation; Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, USA.
Model: RC-3 Seabee
Type Certificate No: A-769
Serial Number: 570
Manufacturing Date: 1947-03-??
Engine: Franklin 6A8-215-B9F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)
Reg. No. Date Remarks
CF-ECW 1946-07-04 Date of Allotment to Canadian Civil Aircraft Register.
Reserved for Curtiss-Reid Flying Services, Ltd.; Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
1947-03-?? Manufacturing Date.
1947-03-?? Test flight.
1947-04-01 Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corporation to Curtiss-Reid Flying Services, Ltd.; Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
1947-04-01 Date of Deletion of Reservation .
1947-05-12 Registered on Canadian Civil Aircraft Register.
1979-03-31 C of R issued to:
Ross S. Woods; Pickle Lake, Ontario.
????-??-?? C of R issued to:
Sven Talo; 68 Cambridge, Thompson, Manitoba R8N 0H2.
1984-06-22 C of R cancelled.
1984-??-?? C of R issued to:
(1) James Griffith; 244 Ainslie Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3J 2Z6.
(2) Gerald Norberg; 10-403 Oakdale Drive, Winnipeg R3R 0Z6.
1985-02-07 C of R cancelled.
1985-07-11 C of R issued to:
Antoine Frechette; Box 207, Lundar, Manitoba R0C 1Y0.
1989-10-19 C of R cancelled.
1989-11-10 C of R issued to:
Ernest Shimkus; Box 323, Birch River, Manitoba R0L 0E0.

Base of Operations: Birch River, Manitoba.

2001-07-24 C of R cancelled.
2001-10-22 Deleted from Canadian Civil Aircraft Register.
  Sources: RAC Seabee Delivery List.
RAC Seabee Export List 1948-11-15.
Air Britain "Archive" 1981 No. 3/4.
Michael Ody/Terry Judge/Jim Tyerman.
Larry Milberry.


Quebec, Canada
Date unknown
Photo:  courtesy of Tony Doyle

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