REPUBLIC RC-3 SEABEE # 929

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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: 929
Manufacturing Date: 1947-05-??
Engine: Franklin 6A8-215-B9F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)
Remarks: Mode S codes: 52144564 / A8C974
Droop tips, large spray rails, extended wings.
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
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1947-05-?? Manufacturing Date.
1947-05-?? Test flight.
1947-06-16 Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corporation to Interstate Airmotive, Inc.; Saint Louis, Missouri, USA.
1961-08-07 Air Worthiness date.
   
1970-02-11 Accident at Lake Tahoe SPB, Homewood, California.  The aircraft took off from Truckee, CA, for a return instructional flight.  During low level flight over lake both pilots (instructor and student) were looking at the air speed indicator, and the aircraft struck water hard.  The aircraft was substantially damaged, but was able to land safely in Homewood.
????-??-?? Rebuilt by Jim Sorensen; California.
(1987) C of R issued to:
Stanley Paul Sinn; 2734 Ori Avenue, San Jose, California 95128.
   
2006-08-24 Sky-tec Model No. 149-12 starter installed under FAA Form 337 field approval dated 2006-08-24.
200?-??-?? C of R issued to;
John M. Barnett; 218 Sidney Baker Street, Kerrville, Texas 78028.
  2009-03-09 C of R issued to:
Fourth LLC; 1918 North 11th Street, Muskogee, Oklahoma 74401.
2010-11-26 C of R issued to:
Mark S Adema; 210 Avenida De La Vista, Indialantic, Florida 32903-2814.
E-mail: ademamark(at)gmail.com 
  Sources: RAC Seabee Delivery List.
FAA Aircraft Registry.
Mark Adema.
Ferdinand Hendriks.

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Photo: Mark Adema 

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Lake Tahoe
June 1972
Photo: courtesy of Ferdinand Hendriks 

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