|Manufacturer:||Republic Aviation Corporation; Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, USA.|
|Type Certificate No:||A-769|
|Engine:||Franklin 6A8-215-B8F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)|
rails, wing root extension (wingspan 41 ft).
Mode S Codes: 52077334 / A87EDC
|1947-04-26||Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corp. to Metcalf Flying Service, Inc., Walbridge, Ohio.|
|1990-05-08||Mitchell R. Zehr; Rockford, IL.|
Aircraft Corp.; 8891 Airport Road D-15, Blaine, MN 55449, USA.
Restored by Wally Fisk's "Volunteers" and in 2001 won the award at Oshkosh for Best Restored Amphibian.
Dutchman Marine Corp; 2711 Centerville Road, STE 200, Wilmington, DE
John Van Andel,
John, a retired TWA Int'l Captain, purchased the plane in 2003.
|2006-10-10||Minor incident East Jordon, Michigan. Partial gear failure due to a faulty hydraulic pump. The only damage to the Bee was minor damage to a float. The local FAA inspector amended the report, and no ferry permit was required. The a/c was flown back to its home airport without incident and will be repaired soon. Pilot uninjured.|
|2012-05-01||For sale: TTAF 632.9 /Engine Franklin 6A8-215-B8F, 215 HP TSMOH 165.9 Reversible Prop. 165.9 (5 yr. AD complete 2011) Garmin 250 GPS / COM, 4 place intercom, ELT, Transponder, Wing Mod. Extension at ROOT, wingspan 41 ft Original Logs complete from 1947, Many extra airframe and engine parts. This aircraft was restored by Wally Fisk volunteerss and won Best Restored Amphibiann at Oshkosh 2011. More photos on request. Asking $68, 000.00 will consider all reasonable offers. Fresh annual may 2012.|
|2012-08-06||Registration pending to; Jacob W. Hicks; Indian Trail, NC.|
|2012-08-24||Jacob W. Hicks; 2001 Crismark Drive, Indian Trail, NC 28079-5554.|
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