REPUBLIC RC-3 SEABEE # 976

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PI-C320

PI-C320
The Philippines 1949?
Photo: Mrs. Eug Kalshoven via Ian Callier

AIRCRAFT DATA

Manufacturer: Republic Aviation Corporation, Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, USA.
Model: Republic RC-3 Seabee
Type Certificate No: A-769
Serial Number: 976
Manufacturing Date: 1947-05-??
Engine: Franklin 6A8-215-B9F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)
Remarks:  
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
(NC6693K) 1947-??-?? Manufacturing Date.
1947-??-?? Test flight.
1947-10-27 Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corporation to American French Co. for Overseas Development; Hong Kong, China.
   
VR-HDV 1948-01-27 Registered on Hong Kong CAR to Lee Kim Bun; Hong Kong.
1948-08-?? Sold to Mr. W. G. Robertson.
1948-09-?? Exported to The Philippines and registered as PI-C320.
1949-01-18 Officially cancelled from Hong Kong Register.
PI-C320 1949-??-?? Registered on The Philippine CAR.
   
   
  Sources: RAC Seabee Delivery List.
RAC Seabee Export List 1948-11-15.
FAA Aircraft Registry.
www.immat.aviation-civile.gouv.fr

VR-HDV

VR-HDV
Hong Kong 1948
Photo: O. C. Chambers (via Ian D. Johnson)

VR-HDV

VR-HDV
Hong Kong 1948
Photo: ? (via Ian D. Johnson)

PI-C320

PI-C320
The Philippines 1949?
Photo: Mrs. Eug Kalshoven via Ian Callier

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