REPUBLIC RC-3 SEABEE # 631

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N3500G (Photo: Randy Komko)

N3500G
USA
Photo: Randy Komko

AIRCRAFT DATA

Manufacturer: Republic Aviation Corporation; Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, USA.
Model: RC-3 Seabee
Type Certificate No: A-769
Serial Number: 631
Manufacturing Date: 1947-04-??
Engine: Franklin 6A8-215-B8F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)
Lycoming TIO-540-A2B ( 350 HP at 2700 RPM), TAC engine conversion.
Remarks: Extended wings, extended spray rails, Daubenspeck cowling, new rear windows, composite wing floats, 6 seats, overhead engine controls, flush fuel cap, step vents.
Mode S Code 50072772.
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
NC6393K
N6393K
1947-04-?? Manufacturing Date.
1947-04-?? Test flight.
1947-04-08 Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corporation to Seabee distributor Buffalo Aeronautical Corporation; Buffalo, New York, USA.
   
1974-??-?? Cancelled from US CAR.
CF-ESU 1974-??-?? Imported to Canada and registered on Canadian CAR.
   
1981-08-12 William Orton; Box 309, Sorrento, British Columbia V0E 2W0.
1991-07-03 Cancelled from Canadian CAR.
N3500G 1992-05-18 Tony Grout; 1118 Mountain View Boulevard South, Spanaway, WA  98387, USA
2002-12-17 Cancelled from US CAR as 'destroyed'.  However, after the death of Mr. Grout, the plane was disassembled and given to  Mr. Jerry Sater; Kettle Falls, 3839 Hill Loop Road, Kettle Falls, WA 99141.
N129JS 2008-11-06 Jerry T. Sater; 3839 Hill Loop Road, Kettle Falls, WA 99141-8790.
   
   
   
  Sources: RAC Seabee Delivery List.
Canadian Civil Aircraft Register.
FAA Aircraft Registry.
Larry Milberry.

C-FESU (Photo: Dave Atkinson)

C-FESU
B.C., Canada
Photo: Tom Atkinson

C-FESU

C-FESU
Edmonton, Canada
28 July 1974
Photo: courtesy of Larry Milberry

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