REPUBLIC RC-3 SEABEE # 910

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LN-RAB (Photo WANTED!)

LN-RAB
Norway
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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: 910
Manufacturing Date: 1947-05-??
Engine: Franklin 6A8-215-B9F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)
Remarks:  
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
(LN-RAB) 1947-05-?? Manufacturing Date.
1947-05-?? Test flight.
1947-06-27 Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corporation to Thor Solberg Flyveselskap AS, Oslo, Norway.
1947-07-?? Assembly at Flatøy SPB, Meland, north of Bergen??
LN-RAB 1947-07-26 C of R # 175 and C of A # 199 issued.
Registered owner: Trøndelag Flygeselskap AS; Trondheim, Norway.
1947-09-08 Crashed at Lake "Store Reinsjø" in Selbu, when hitting submerged ground on water landing.  Pilot escaped with minor injuries.
1948-02-04 Cancelled from Norwegian CAR.
  Sources: Kay Hagby/NORARC; Norway. "Fra Nielsen & Winther til Boeing 747".
Norsk Luftfartsmuseum.
RAC Delivery List.

 

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