REPUBLIC RC-3 SEABEE # 815

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CF-WCB (Photo: Brian G. Nichols)

CF-WCB
Vancouver International (YVR / CYVR), BC, Canada
April 1978
Photo: courtesy Brian G. Nichols
Original photo at http://www.abpic.co.uk/photo/1037825/

AIRCRAFT DATA

Manufacturer: Republic Aviation Corporation; Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, USA.
Model: RC-3 Seabee
Type Certificate No: A-769
Serial Number: 815
Manufacturing Date: 1947-05-??
Engine: (1) Franklin 6A8-215-B9F (215 HP at 2500 RPM).
(2) Robinson LS-6 V8 engine conversion.
Remarks: Wide spray rails.
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
NC6549K
N6549K
1947-05-?? Manufacturing Date.
1947-05-?? Test flight.
1947-05-06 Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corporation to Marden Airways, Inc.; Waterville, Maine, USA.
1967-??-?? Cancelled from US CAR.
CF-WCB 1967-??-?? Imported to Canada.
????-??-?? Williston, Douglas; 52-3150-58 Avenue East, Vancouver, British Columbia V5S 3S9, Canada.
1986-08-23 C of R cancelled.
1986-09-04 Ronald Oakie; 3219 Huntleigh Cr, North Vancouver, British Columbia V7H 1C9, Canada.
1995-07-20 March 17th Productions Inc; 32-11465 Baynes Road, Pitt Meadows, British Columbia V3Y 2B3, Canada.
2005-2011 Robinson V8 engine conversion under work.
   
  Sources: RAC Seabee Delivery List
Canadian Civil Aircraft Register

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