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LN-PAH (Photo: via Evelyn Bakken)

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Manufacturer: Republic Aviation Corporation; Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, USA.
Model: RC-3 Seabee
Type Certificate No: A-769
Serial Number: 647
Manufacturing Date: 1947-04-??
Engine: Franklin 6A8-215-B9F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)
Reg. No. Date Remarks
(LN-PAH) 1947-04-?? Manufacturing Date.
1947-04-?? Test flight.
1947-04-22 Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corporation to Thor Solberg Flyveselskap AS; Oslo, Norway.
1947-05-?? Imported to Norway by Thor Solberg; Oslo, Norway.
Assembly at Fornebu, Oslo?
LN-PAH 1947-06-19 C of R # 160 and C of A # 183 issued.
Registered owner: Thor Solberg Flyveselskap AS; Bergen, Norway.
1949-02-04 Sønnenfjeldske Luftfartsselskap AS; Jarlsberg Airport, Tønsberg.
1950-05-30 Widerøe's Flyveselskap & Polarfly AS; Oslo.
1950-08-06 Landing accident at Sola SPB.
1957-08-11 Take off accident at lake Langesjøen, Hardangervidda.
1958-10-21 Hit by a boat at Kristiansand Harbour.
1962-06-22 C of A expired.  Fuselage sold to Trønderfly AS; Trondheim.
1963-05-31 Trønderfly AS; Trondheim.
1966-05-09 Cancelled from Norwegian CAR.  Aircraft scrapped?
  Sources: RAC Seabee Delivery List.
Kay Hagby/NORARC; Norway. "Fra Nielsen & Winther til Boeing 747".
Evelyn Bakken.


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