|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)|
|1947-04-22||Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corporation to W. A. Rollason Ltd.; London, England, for export to Europe.|
|1947-06-??||Imported to Europe by W. A. Rollason Ltd, London, England.|
of R # 11628 issued.
Registered owner: Air Transport Association Ltd.; Guernsey.
|1947-06-17||C of A # V280 issued.|
|1948-04-03||Registration cancelled as sold.|
|1948-06-17||Graham Cecil Stuart Pearson, London SW2, England.|
|1949-05-12||Final C of A issued.|
|1949-05-12||Cancelled from UK Register on sale to Norway.|
|LN-TSN||1949-05-13||Temporarily registered on Norwegian CAR.|
|1949-05-14||Ferry flight starts from Croydon Airport, London to Schiphol, Holland. Pilot Søren K. Liby and mechanic Alf Wagner Larsen.|
|1949-05-15?||Ferry flight Schiphol - Flensburg.|
|1949-05-16?||Ferry flight Flensburg - Søderborg - Aalborg.|
|1949-05-17||Ferry flight Aalborg - Bergen.|
of R # 247 and C
of A # 272 issued.
Registered owner: Vestlandske Luftfartselskap AS; Bergen, Norway.
|1952-12-??||Wheels removed. Not permitted for land operations.|
|1955-07-16||Taxiing accident at Aalesund SPB. Crashed into Seabee LN-PAK (s/n 865). Repaired.|
|1955-08-23||Crashed on ambulance flight. The purpose of the flight was to bring a pregnant woman from Nordfjordeid to hospital in Bergen. During night 'glassy water' landing near Nordfjordeid, the aircraft hit the sea hard and the bow bottom collapsed and the aircraft turned over on its back. The 17 year old flight/mechanic assistant Tore Knudsen drowned when he was not able to release himself from the seat belt when the wreck sank. The pilot escaped with moderate injuries.|
|1955-09-03||Wreck recovered with the missing flight assistant.|
|1956-01-07||Cancelled from Norwegian CAR.|
RAC Delivery List.
Kay Hagby/NORARC; Norway. "Fra Nielsen & Winther til Boeing 747".
Jan Richard Liby.