REPUBLIC RC-3 SEABEE # 682

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N6432K

N6432K
Continental IO-470-P engine conversion
Photo: courtesy of Nancy and Randy Rhodes

AIRCRAFT DATA

Manufacturer: Republic Aviation Corporation; Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, USA.
Model: RC-3 Seabee
Type Certificate No: A-769
Serial Number: 682
Manufacturing Date: 1947-04-??
Engine: (1) Franklin 6A8-215-B9F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)

(2) Continental IO-470-P (250 JP at 2600 RPM)

Remarks: Engine conversion by George Pappas, Alaska.

Extended wings, droop tips, wing root fences, wide spray rails, electric bilge system, Cleveland brakes & electro-hydraulic system.

Mode S codes:
52071410 / A87308 (N6432K).

 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
NC6432K
N6432K
1947-04-?? Manufacturing Date.
1947-04-?? Test flight.
1947-04-23 Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corporation to Northwest Air Service, Inc.; Seattle, Washington, USA.
????-??-?? C of R issued to:
George Pappas; Alaska, USA

Continental IO-470-P engine installed.

1968-07-30 A/W Date.
????-??-?? C of R issued to:
John Urban & Bud Rude;
1975-03-20 Saint Elmo Airport (2R5), Bayou La Batre, Alabama: Pilot taxied into telephone pole on taxi to take off.  Damage: substantial.
NTSB Identification: MIA75DKJ47 
????-??-?? C of R issued to:
Carl F. Penner; 48 West Oberland Court, Midway, UT 84049-6902.
????-??-?? Appeared in the movie "Wilderness Family".
????-??-?? C of R issued to:
Richard Scribner; 3648 Shaddick Road, Pontiac, MI 48054.
Tel: 313/682-8612.
????-??-?? C of R issued to:
Randy J. Rhodes; 10115 Joanna K, Milford, MI 48042.
E-mail: rjrhodes(at)hotmail.com
1986 For sale
SUPER BEE s/n 682, N6432K w/Cont IO-470-P, 300 hrs, A/F 2100 hrs. Modified by George Pappas in Anchorage. Featured in the Disney film "Wilderness Family".

Extended wings, droop tips, wing root fences, wide spray rails, electric bilge system, Cleveland brakes & electro-hydraulic system. $44,500.

Dick Scribner, 3648 Shaddick Rd, Pontiac, MI 48054. Ph: 313/682-8612.

1988-08-16 C of R issued to:
Leslie K. Vipond; 2031 McCracken Drive, RR#1, Dunkirk, MD 20754-2700.
2020-04-02 C of R issued to:
Richard F. Miller; 959 Side Saddle Trail, Lusby, MD 20657-3658.
2022-03-11 C of R issued to:
Thomas Dicecco III; 81 Emerald Ridge Drive, Bear, DE 19701-2233.
  Sources: RAC Seabee Delivery List.
FAA Registry.
Richard W. Sanders.
Carl Penner.
Nancy and Randy Rhodes.
Eldon Kearl.

N6432K

N6432K
Continental IO-470-P engine conversion
Photo: courtesy of Nancy and Randy Rhodes

N6432K

N6432K
Continental IO-470-P engine conversion
Photo: courtesy of Nancy and Randy Rhodes

N6432K

N6432K
Ray Rader, Eldon Kearl, Carl Penner & Ray's Daughter
Bear Lake, Idaho
1973
Photo: Eldon Kearl

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N6432K
USA
Photo: Please tell me!

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N6432K
Oakland County Airport, Pontiac, Michigan, USA
November 1980
Photo: www.skippycage.com

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