REPUBLIC RC-3 SEABEE # 784

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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: 784
Manufacturing Date: 1947-05-??
Engine: Franklin 6A8-215-B9F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)

Lycoming GO-480 (Simuflight)

Remarks: Mode S code: 52111753 / A893EB
Droop tips
Extended spray rails
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
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1947-05-?? Manufacturing Date.
1947-05-07 Test flight.
1947-05-14 Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corp. to Livingston Airways Corporation.  Owned by aircraft racing legend Johnny Livingston.
1956-??-?? A/W Date.
1958-??-?? R. W. Craft; 
1960-06-21 Michael Coutches;
1974-??-?? James "Big Jim" Sorensen; P O Box 1842, Modesto, California 95353-1842, USA.
1990-05-25 Christina Sorensen; P O Box 1842, Modesto, California 95353-1842, USA.
2005-04-20 Thomas F. Hillier; 9689 Rodden Road, Oakdale, California 95361-9590, USA

Restored for display and operation by:

Hillier Air Museum;
700 Tioga Drive, Hangar 7,
Modesto, CA 95354,
USA.

Phone: 209-526-8297
Phone: 209-985-9000

URL: http://www.hillierairmuseum.com/

   
  Sources: RAC Seabee Delivery List
FAA Registry
Thomas F. Hillier

N6518K (Photo: Thomas F. Hillier)

N6518K
 Modesto, California, USA
24 December 2006
Photo: courtesy Thomas F. Hillier

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 Modesto, California, USA
13 May 2006
Photo: courtesy Thomas F. Hillier

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 Modesto, California, USA
24 December 2006
Photo: courtesy Thomas F. Hillier

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 Modesto, California, USA
24 December 2006
Photo: courtesy Thomas F. Hillier

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N6518K
 Modesto, California, USA
13 May 2006
Photo: courtesy Thomas F. Hillier

N6518K
 Modesto, California, USA
2005?
Photo: courtesy Thomas F. Hillier

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N6518K
 Modesto, California, USA
24 December 2006
Photo: courtesy Thomas F. Hillier

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Modesto, California, USA
24 December 2006
Photo: courtesy Thomas F. Hillier

N6518K

N6518K
 Modesto, California, USA
24 December 2006
Photo: courtesy Thomas F. Hillier

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owner Thomas F. Hillier
 Modesto, California, USA
24 December 2006
Photo: courtesy Thomas F. Hillier

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