REPUBLIC RC-3 SEABEE # 917

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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: 917
Manufacturing Date: 1947-04-??
Engine: Franklin 6A8-215-B9F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)
Remarks:  
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
CF-DKR 1946-04-08 Registration reserved for Leavens Bros. Air Services, Ltd.; Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Reservation deleted 1947-06-20.
1947-04-?? Manufacturing Date.
1947-04-?? Test flight.
1947-06-18 Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corporation to Leavens Bros. Air Services, Ltd.; Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
1947-06-28 C of R issued to:
Leavens Bros. Air Services, Ltd.; Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
????-??-?? C of R issued to:
Superior Airways Limited;
1948-05-30 Port Arthur, Ontario; Pilot H. Evans (Operator: Superior Airways Limited) was enroute from Fort Williams to Port Arthur.  Eleven miles east of Port Arthur, engine failed completely and pilot made a forced landing in a cleared area.  Damage: Aircraft destroyed.  Injuries: Nil.  [File: 5008-D11-18 / 5802-2505].
1949-06-27 Cancelled from Canadian CAR.
  Sources: RAC Seabee Delivery List.
Canadian Civil Aircraft Register.
Michael Ody/Terry Judge/Jim Tyerman/ (LAC Microfilm reel # T-7895).
National Archives of Canada.
www.historiccar.ca 

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