REPUBLIC RC-3 SEABEE # 934

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C-FDOQ

C-FDOQ
Ottawa - Rockcliffe (YRO / CYRO), Ontario, Canada
28 August 2006
Photo: courtesy Jean-Pierre Bonin
Original photo at http://www.airliners.net/open.file/1106261/L/

AIRCRAFT DATA

Manufacturer: Republic Aviation Corporation; Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, USA.
Model: RC-3 Seabee
"Robinson Special"
Type Certificate No: A-769
Serial Number: 934 (RC-3)
02 (Robinson Special)
Manufacturing Date: 1947-04-??
Engine: (1) Franklin 6A8-215-B9F (215 HP at 2500 RPM).
(2) "Robinson Special" Corvette LS-6 V8 engine conversion (350 HP at 4500 RPM).
Remarks: Robinson engine conversion 2005.
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
NC6657K
N6657K
1947-06-?? Manufacturing Date.
1947-06-?? Test flight.
1947-06-26 Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corporation to O'connor Aircraft Company; Albany, New York.
1955-08-01 A/W Date.
1965-08-12 Substantial damage to aircraft when it stalled and crashed after a premature lift off during take off in Camillus, New York.  Pilot and the two passengers escaped uninjured.
1986-??-?? Gerald T. Fenton; 5648 Battee Drive, Churchton, MD 20733, USA.
1993-09-09 CB Associates, Inc.; 1050 S State Street, Dover, DE 19901-6925, USA.
2005-??-?? Cancelled from US CAR. (Expiration Date: 2012-09-30).
C-FDOQ 2005-05-13 C of R issued to (CAR Standard 549 - Amateur Built Aircraft):
Michael Lush; 873501 5th Line, Orangeville, Ontario L9W 2Z2, Canada.

E-mail: dbuck1635(at)rogers.com

2005 Robinson Corvette LS-6 V8 engine conversion installed.
2005-06-?? First flight after engine conversion.
2011-07-?? Visited Airventure 2011, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, USA.
  Sources: RAC Seabee Delivery List
Canadian Civil Aircraft Register
Blair Robinson

C-FDOQ

C-FDOQ
Ottawa - Rockcliffe (YRO / CYRO), Ontario, Canada
28 August 2006
Photo: courtesy Jean-Pierre Bonin
Original photo at http://www.airliners.net/open.file/1109891/L/

C-FDOQ

C-FDOQ
15 May 2005
Photo: Blair Robinson

C-FDOQ
15 May 2005
Photo: Blair Robinson

C-FDOQ

C-FDOQ
...flying to Airventure 2011, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, USA
24 July 2011
Photo: courtesy of Blair Robinson

C-FDOQ

C-FDOQ
...flying to Airventure 2011, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, USA
24 July 2011
Photo: courtesy of Blair Robinson

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