REPUBLIC RC-3 SEABEE # 687

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AIRCRAFT DATA

Manufacturer: Republic Aviation Corporation; Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, USA.
Model: RC-3 Seabee
Type Certificate No: A-769
Serial Number: 687
Manufacturing Date: 1947-04-14
Engine: Franklin 6A8-215-B9F (215 HP at 2500 RPM) # 23711
Remarks:  
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
NC6437K 1947-04-14 Manufacturing Date.
1947-04-?? Test flight.
1947-04-15 Statement of Conformity (Form ACA-317) issued by Republic Aviation Corporation, to certify that s/n 687 "has been manufactured in conformity with the data forming the basis for Type Certificate No 769".
1947-04-17 Application for Airworthiness Certificate and/or Annual Inspection of an Aircraft (Form ACA-305).  Declared "Airworthy" on same date by CAA Inspector Harry M. Jones.
1947-04-17 Bill of Sale. Seller: Republic Aviation Corporation; New York. / Purchaser: Safair Flying School; Teterboro Air Terminal, Teterboro, New Jersey.
1947-04-29 Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corp. to Safair Flying School; New York, NY, USA.
1947-04-29 Bill of Sale. Seller: Safair Flying School; New Jersey. / Purchaser: Henry A. Guenther, Jr.; Olympic Park, Maplewood, New Jersey.
1947-05-06 C of R issued to Henry A. Guenther, Jr.; Olympic Park, Maplewood, New Jersey.
1947-09-15 Repair and Alternation Form (Form ACA-337).  Fire extinguisher, gyro compass, artificial horizon and rate of climb installed.  1948-11-16 "Approved" by CAA Designee John Carroll (DAMI # 1391).  1948-11-29 "Accepted" by CAA Inspector B. Steinman Jr.
(1947-11-28) Airworthiness Certificate (Form ACA-1362) issued.  CAA designee's signature - John Carroll (DAMI #  1301).  Issued to expire: 1948-11-28.  (Missing from file).
1948-11-12 Repair and Alternation Form (Form ACA-337).  Replaced right rear inner spar panel.  All mandatory bulletins complied with.  W. H. Dutton Co.; Morristown Municipal Airport, Morristown, New Jersey. 1948-11-16 "Approved" by CAA Designee John Carroll (DAMI # 1391).  1948-11-29 "Accepted" by CAA Inspector B. Steinman Jr.
1948-11-12 Application for Airworthiness Certificate and/or Annual Inspection of an Aircraft (Form ACA-305).  "Date of last flight, April 1, 1948". 1948-11-16 "Airworthy" by CAA Designee John Carroll (DAMI # 1391).  1948-11-29 "Accepted" by CAA Inspector B. Steinman Jr.
1948-11-28 Airworthiness Certificate (Form ACA-1362) expired.
1953-07-23 Application for Airworthiness Certificate and/or Annual Inspection of an Aircraft (Form ACA-305).  Airworthiness inspection conducted.  Aircraft Inspection Report.  Engine: Franklin 6A8-215-B9F s/n 23711, total hours 99:45.
1953-07-31 Airworthiness Certificate (Form ACA-1362) issued.  CAA designee's signature - George Walker (DAMI #  1364).  Issued to expire: 1954-07-31.
1953-08-18 CAA aviation safety agent's signature - Jules De Crescenzo (NY-257-18): "Accepted".
1955-10-17 Application for Airworthiness Certificate and/or Annual Inspection of an Aircraft (Form ACA-305). Airworthiness inspection conducted.  Aircraft Inspection Report.  Engine: Franklin 6A8-215-B9F s/n 23711, total hours 103:15.
1955-10-18 Airworthiness Certificate (Form ACA-1362) issued.  CAA designee's signature - George Calaco (DAMI # 1616).  Issued to expire: 1956-10-18.
1955-10-26 CAA aviation safety agent's signature - Jules De Crescenzo (NY-257-18): "Accepted".
1956-04-30 Bill of Sale.  Seller: Henry A. Guenther, Jr.; Maplewood, New Jersey. / Purchaser: Marion T. Stanek; 20-22 Bachman Place, Irvington 11, New Jersey.
1956-04-30 Application for Registration. Applicant: Marion T. Stanek; 20-22 Bachman Place, Irvington 11, New Jersey.
1956-05-17 Bill of Sale recorded by CAA.
1956-05-17 C of R issued to: Marion T. Stanek; 20-22 Bachman Place, Irvington 11, New Jersey.
1958-04-04 Bill of Sale.  Seller: Marion T. Stanek; 20-22 Bachman Place, Irvington 11, New Jersey. / Purchaser: Thor Solberg Aviation A/S; Fornebu Airport, Oslo, Norway.
1958-04-09 Application for Registration.  Applicant: Thor Solberg Aviation A/S; Fornebu Airport, Oslo, Norway.
1958-04-09 Letter from Thor Solberg Aviation Company (Somerville, NJ, USA) to CAA; Form ACA 500 (Application for Registration) enclosed.  "We would also like to request that you cancel registration letters on this aircraft as same is being exported to Norway" - signed by Thor Solberg.
1958-04-18 Bill of Sale recorded by CAA.
1958-05-02 USD 4.00 refund from CAA to Thor Solberg Aviation Company; "The service for which the fee was remitted was not performed" (C of R for N6437 was not issued to Thor Solberg Aviation).
1958-05-01 Cancelled from US CAR as "Exported".  Export certificate was not issued.  Registered owner: Marion T. Stanek.
LN-TSM 1958-06-16 C of R # 466 and C of A # 495 issued.
Registered owner: Thor Solberg Aviation Company; Fornebu, Oslo, Norway.
1960-02-08 Cancelled from Norwegian CAR on sale to Sweden. (Benny: 1960-06-16?)
SE-COC 1960-02-13 Registration reserved for K-A Larsson; Sunne.
1960-05-03 Inspected in Malmö.
1960-06-03 Preliminary Inspection Certificate (Engine: Franklin 6A8-215-B9F #23711, propeller: Hartzell RC-12x20-2-7311). Frame TT 250:15. Engine TT 253:10.
1961-06-08 Temporary Permit to fly.
1960-06-16 Cancelled from Norwegian CAR on sale to Sweden. (Paul Compton/B. Karlsson?)
1960-06-17 Interim C of R #30/60 issued to K-A Larsson, Sunne.
1961-07-08 C of A # 1610 and C of R # 1499 issued.
Registered owner: K-A Larsson; Sunne.
1962-06-08 Not airworthy (C of A expired) until 1965-06-16.
1965-01-28 Firma Fjällflyg; Bröderna Granqvist, Kiruna.
1968-10-?? Operator: Bertil Karlsson; Jakobsberg.
1969-06-30 C of A expired.
1972-12-08 Cancelled from Swedish CAR, as not airworthy for more than 3 years.  Sold to Norway?
(LN-UXC) 1968-10-28 Registration reserved on Norwegian CAR for Eivind Flood; Tjöme, Norway.  Owner wanted registration  LN-COC, but was not granted.  Not taken up, reservation cancelled in 1969.  Purchase probably cancelled.
  Sources: Benny G. Karlsson/NORARC; Sweden.
Paul R. Compton/NORARC; Sweden.
Kay Hagby/NORARC; Norway. "Fra Nielsen & Winther til Boeing 747".
Lars E. Lundin; Sweden.
SFF "Svenskt civilregister 3; SE-CAA t.o.m. SE-CZZ".
RAC Delivery List.
FAA Aircraft Registry A/W and Registration Files - N6437K.

 

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