REPUBLIC RC-3 SEABEE # 808

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N335G

N335G
Dupage Airport (DPA), West Chicago, Illinois, USA
January 1985
Photo: © courtesy Glenn E. Chatfield
Original photo at http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/photo/056553.html

AIRCRAFT DATA

Manufacturer: Republic Aviation Corporation; Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, USA.
Model: Republic RC-3 Seabee
Type Certificate No: A-769
Serial Number: 808
Manufacturing Date: 1947-05-??
Engine: Franklin 6A8-215-B9F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)
Remarks: Extended wings, extended spray rails.
Mode S code: 50724370.
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
NC6542K
N6542K
1946-05-?? Manufacturing Date.
1947-05-?? Test flight.
1947-05-14 Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corporation to Hinck Flying Service, Inc.; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
   
1956-05-18 A/W date.
   
N335G 1966-03-27 On landing roll at Fransvilla Airport, Flordia, the right main gear tire failed and aircraft turned of runway and hit buildings.  Fire after impact.  The pilot was uninjured.
1983-10-26 Capt. Richard E. Kane Jr.; P O Box 406, Wayne, Illinois  60184, USA.

It is reported that Mr. Kane is deceased, and that there is a new owner since approximately 10 years ago?

N335G is stored near Fox River, South Elgin, Illinois.

2007-02-14 Kelley W. Turner; 331 Hoxie Street, Elgin, IL 60123, USA
2011-12-06 Observed at Galt Airport [10C], Greenwood, Illinois, USA.
http://galtairport.net
  Sources: RAC Seabee Delivery List
Doug Little
Robert Zimmers

 

N335G
N335G
Galt Airport, Woodstock, Illinois, USA
06 December 2011
Photo: © Doug Little
N335G
Fox River, South Elgin, Illinois, USA
August 2004
Photo: © Doug Little

 

N335G
Fox River, South Elgin, Illinois, USA
August 2004
Photo: © Doug Little
N335G
Fox River, South Elgin, Illinois, USA
August 2004
Photo: © Doug Littleš

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