REPUBLIC RC-3 SEABEE # 788

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N6522K

N6522K
Thomaston, CT, USA
06 October 2014
Photo:  Ken Deyo

AIRCRAFT DATA

Manufacturer: Republic Aviation Corporation; Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, USA.
Model: RC-3 Seabee
Type Certificate No: A-769
Serial Number: 788
Manufacturing Date: 1947-04-??
Engine: Franklin 6A8-215-B9F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)
Lycoming IO-540 (300 HP at 2700 RPM) conversion (S.A.E. Inc. Jack Daubenspeck).
Remarks: Mode S Codes: 52113320 / A896D0

Modifications:

  • STC # SA1293NW - Lycoming IO-540 Engine/ Hartzell Propeller
  • STC # SA823NW - Overhead Control Quadrant
  • STC # SA391NW - Flush Fuel Filler
  • STC # SA393NW - Modification of Main Keel Gusset
  • STC # SA374NW - IFR Instrument Panel
  • STC # SA395NW - Reshapinq of Cabin aft side Windows
  • STC # SA576NW - Disc Brake System
  • STC # SA575NW - Longitudinal Step Kit
  • STC # SA613NW - 28V Electrical System
  • STC # SA2386WE - Droop Wing Tips (original 1970s Daubenspeck issuance)
  • Form 337 - Tapered Wide Spray Rails
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
NC6522K
N6522K
1947-04-?? Manufacturing Date.
1947-05-02 Test flight.
1947-05-06 Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corporation to Seabee distributor Rankin Aviation Industries; Tulare, California, USA. (RAC Seabee Delivery List is not correct?  See below).
1947-05-06 Bill of Sale, Form ACA-500 Part C:
Seller: Republic Aviation Corporation.
Purchaser: Luke Nichols & Ray F. Axford; PO Box 206, Hood River, Oregon.

Operating as Pelican Air Service; Hood River, Oregon.

1947-05-14 Registration Certificate, Form ACA-500 Part A, issued to:
Luke Nichols & Ray F. Axford; PO Box 206, Hood River, Oregon.
1947-09-03 Bill of Sale, Form ACA-500 Part C:
Seller: Luke Nichols (partner).
Purchaser: ; Lester Nilson; Kent, Oregon.
1947-11-02 Application for Registration, Form ACA-500 Part B:
Lester Nilson; Kent, Oregon.
1947-11-13 Registration Certificate, Form ACA-500 Part A, issued to:
Lester Nilson; Kent, Oregon.
1952-08-28 Bill of Sale, Form ACA-500 Part C:
Seller: Lester Nilson
Purchaser: George H. Green; 4538 SW Patton Road, Portland, Oregon.
1952-08-28 Application for Registration, Form ACA-500 Part B:
George H. Green; 4538 SW Patton Road, Portland 1, Oregon.
1952-09-03 Certificate of Registration, Form ACA-500 Part A, issued to:
George H. Green; 4538 SW Patton Road, Portland 1, Oregon.
1953-01-14 Corrected C of R issued (Date of issue 1952-09-09), due to address change:
George H. Green; 2366 West Burnside, Portland 5, Oregon.
1953-09-05 Bill of Sale, Form ACA-500 Part C:
Seller: George H. Green.
Purchaser: John Inman/dba Inman Flying Service; PO Boz 66, Hillsboro, Oregon.
1953-09-05 Application for Registration, Form ACA-500 Part B:
John Inman/dba Inman Flying Service; PO Box 66, Hillsboro, Oregon.
1953-09-22 Certificate of Registration, Form ACA-500.1 Part A, issued to:
John Inman/dba Inman Flying Service; PO Box 66, Hillsboro, Oregon.
1954-06-25 Bill of Sale, Form ACA-500 Part C:
Seller: John Inman.
Purchaser: D & D Flying Service; Rt. 2 Box 356, Port Orchard, Washington.
1954-06-25 Application for Registration, Form ACA-500 Part B:
D & D Flying Service; Rt. 2 Box 356, Port Orchard, Washington.
1954-07-09 Certificate of Registration, Form ACA-500 Part A, issued to:
D & D Flying Service; Rt. 2 Box 356, Port Orchard, Washington.
1956-01-20 Bill of Sale, Form ACA-500 Part C:
Seller: D & D Flying Service/Delmer P. Davis, Partner.
Purchaser: Fitz Auto Parts; 9225 Aurora, Seattle 3, Washington.
(Undated) Application for Registration, Form ACA-500 Part B:
Fitz Auto Parts; 9225 Aurora, Seattle 3, Washington.
Signed by Donald L. Fitzpatrick, partner.
1956-02-01 Certificate of Registration, Form ACA-500 Part A, issued to:
Fitz Auto Parts; 9225 Aurora, Seattle 3, Washington.
1958-03-23 Bill of Sale, Form ACA-500 Part C:
Seller: Fitz Auto Parts.
Purchaser: Wm. B. Johnson - General Contractor; 161 Mt. Circle Drive, Sumner, Washington.
1958-04-01 Application for Registration, Form ACA-500 Part B:
Wm. B. Johnson - General Contractor; 161 Mt. Circle Drive, Sumner, Washington.
1958-04-17 Certificate of Registration, Form ACA-500 Part A, issued to:
Wm. B. Johnson; 161 Mt. Circle Drive, Sumner, Washington.
1965-07-17 Bill of Sale, Form ACA-500 Part C:
Seller: Wm. B. Johnson.
Purchaser: Thomas E. & Chester W. Palmer; Box 171, Steilacoom, Washington.
1965-07-17 Application for Registration, Form ACA-500 Part B:
Thomas E. Palmer & Chester W. Palmer; Box 171 (Box 444), Steilacoom, Washington 98388.
1966-03-10 Certificate of Registration, Form ACA-500 Part A, issued to:
Thomas E. Palmer & Chester W. Palmer; Box 444, Steilacoom, Washington 98388.
1988-03-26 Triennial Aircraft Registration Report.
Thomas E. Palmer & Chester W. Palmer; Box 444, Steilacoom, Washington 98388.
1988-04-25 Triennial Aircraft Registration Report signed by Thomas E. Palmer (co-owner).  New address; Box 88444, Steilacoom, Washington 98388.
1994-08-17 Triennial Aircraft Registration Report.
Thomas E. Palmer & Chester W. Palmer; Box 88444, Steilacoom, Washington 98388.
1994-12-07 Triennial Aircraft Registration Report signed by Thomas E. Palmer (co-owner).  New address; Box 88430, Steilacoom, Washington 98388.
1998-08-24 Aircraft Bill of Sale, AC Form 8050-2:
Seller:
Thomas E. Palmer (co-owner), Chester W. Palmer (co-owner).
Purchaser: Shamrock Development; PO Box 6215, Kent, Washington 98064.
1998-08-24 Aircraft Registration Application, AC Form 8050-1:
Shamrock Development; PO Box 6215, Kent, Washington 98064.
20717 SE 272nd Street, Kent, Washington 98042.
Paulette E. Poppie, President.
1996-02-07 A/W Date.
1999-09-02 Certificate of Registration issued to:
Shamrock Development; PO Box 6215, Kent, Washington 98064.
2001-09-10 Address change:
Shamrock Development; PO Box 7599, Covington, Washington 98042-0044.
  2014-11-21 Aircraft Bill of Sale:
Seller: Shamrock Development.
Purchaser: Kenneth F. Deyo; 7 Peg's Way, Thomaston, Connecticut 06787-1092.
2015-05-19 Certificate of Registrations issued to:
Kenneth F. Deyo; 7 Peg's Way, Thomaston, Connecticut 06787-1092.
 

Sources:

RAC Seabee Delivery List.
FAA Aircraft Registry.
Ken Deyo.

N6522K

N6522K
Thomaston, CT, USA
06 October 2014
Photo:  Ken Deyo

N6522K

N6522K
Thomaston, CT, USA
06 October 2014
Photo:  Ken Deyo

N6522K

N6522K
Thomaston, CT, USA
06 October 2014
Photo:  Ken Deyo

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