REPUBLIC RC-3 SEABEE # 680

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AIRCRAFT DATA

Manufacturer: Republic Aviation Corporation; Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, USA.
Model: Republic RC-3 Seabee
Type Certificate No: A-769
Serial Number: 680
Manufacturing Date: 1947-04-??
Engine: Franklin 6A8-215-B9F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)
Remarks:
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
HB-SEB 1947-04-?? Manufacturing Date.
1947-04-?? Test flight.
1947-04-30 Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corporation to Farner Werke A. G.; Grenchen, Switzerland.
1947-??-?? Registered on Swiss CAR.
1948-04-11 Accident i Melchtal, Switzerland.  All four people aboard escaped, and were rescued by a local fisherman.
1948-??-?? Cancelled from Swiss CAR.
   
  Sources: RAC Seabee Delivery List.
RAC Seabee Export List 1948-11-15.
Air Britain "Archive" 1981 No. 3/4.
http://www.seaplanes.ch

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