REPUBLIC RC-3 SEABEE # 924

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C-FDKW

C-FDKW
Pitt Meadows, British Columbia, Canada
Photo: John Pritchard

AIRCRAFT DATA

Manufacturer: Republic Aviation Corporation; Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, USA.
Model: RC-3 Seabee
Type Certificate No: A-769
Serial Number: 924
Manufacturing Date: 1947-06-??
Engine: Franklin 6A8-215-B9F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)

Lycoming GO-480 engine conversion.

Remarks: Reserved US Registration No. NC6647K shown on Index Card, but was not taken up.
FAA Records destroyed 1967-05-21.

Mode S codes: 52143154 / A8C66C (N6647K)
Mode S codes: 60004407 / C00907 (CF-DKW)
Extended wings, extended spray rails, 'Daubenspeck' cowling, 3-blade propeller.
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
(N6647K)
CF-DKW
C-FDKW
1946-04-08 Date of Allotment to Canadian Civil Aircraft Register.
Reserved for Leavens Bros. Air Services, Ltd.; Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
1947-06-?? Manufacturing Date.
1947-06-?? Test flight.
1947-06-20 Date of Deletion of Reservation.
1947-06-20 US CAA C of A for Export # E-15866 issued; "Canada CF-DKW".
1947-07-08 Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corporation to Leavens Brothers Air Services Ltd.; Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
1947-08-19 Registered on Canadian Civil Aircraft Register.
1957-03-31 C of R issued to:
D. Barnes; DBA Barnes Foundry Supplies & Equipment; Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
1979-03-31 C of R issued to:
ARW Mckay Company Ltd.; Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
1982-09-21 C of R issued to:
R. Mckay Co Ltd; RR #3, Campbellville, Ontario L0P 1B0.
1990-12-28 Cof R issued to:
Tordorrach Ltd.; 6611 Twiss Rd., R.R.#3, Campbellville, Ontario L0P 1B0.
1995-01-31 C of R issued to:
Gary Kindree; 4300 Grandview Road North, Oshawa, Ontario L1H 7K4.
2001-01-23 C of R issued to:
Roger Yorke; 9-1861 Beach Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1Z1.
2001-02-12 C of R re-issued to:
Roger Yorke; 9-1861 Beach Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1Z1.
  Sources: RAC Seabee Delivery List.
Canadian Civil Aircraft Register.
Barry Collman.
Terry Judge.
Jim Tyerman.
www.historicccar.ca

CF-DKW

CF-DKW
Mount Hope, Ontario, Canada
20 May 1968
Photo: Robert Finlayson

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