|Manufacturer:||Republic Aviation Corporation; Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, USA.|
|Type Certificate No:||A-769|
|Engine:||Franklin 6A8-215-B9F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)|
|1947-04-18||Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corporation to W. A. Rollason Ltd; London, for export to Europe.|
of R # 11629 issued.
Registered owner: Air Transport Association Ltd.; Guernsey.
|1947-06-17||C of A # V281 issued.|
|1948-05-18||Cancelled from UK Register on sale to Norway.|
|LN-PAM||1948-05-20||Temporarily registered on Norwegian CAR.|
|1948-05-20||Ferry flight London - Brussels. Pilot Søren K. Liby and his wife.|
|1948-05-21||Ferry flight Brussels - Hamburg - Aalborg.|
|1948-05-22||Ferry flight Aalborg - Bergen.|
of R # 229 issued.
Registered owner: Vestlandske Luftfartselskap AS; Bergen, Norway.
|1948-06-10||C of A # 253 issued.|
|1951-07-11||Landing accident on sea near Tønsberg. After take off from Jarlsberg Airport, the pilot heard the fuel fill cap slamming against the fuselage. The pilot feared that all the fuel would be sucked out of the tank, or fuel cap would go into the propeller, so he decided to land on sea to fasten the fuel cap. Unfortunately, he forgot to retract the landing gear and the Seabee flipped over and sank. The Seabee was repaired.|
|1957-01-22||Crashed in Leirvik, Stord, Norway. Aircraft was on a night ambulance flight from Bergen to Stord and return, when it hit an object during take off in the dark from the sea near town Leirvik. Doctor Bjørn Ramsli and the 1 year old baby patient Torleif Hetlelid were drowned. The baby's mother and 2nd pilot escaped without serious injuries. The pilot was seriously injured, but still did all he possibly could to help the passengers escape from the sinking wreck. The wreck was recovered from sea to determine cause of accident, but was later scrapped.|
|1957-06-20||Cancelled from Norwegian CAR.|
RAC Seabee Delivery List.
Kay Hagby/NORARC; Norway. "Fra Nielsen & Winther til Boeing 747".
Jan Richard Liby.