REPUBLIC RC-3 SEABEE # 987

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N6704K (Photo: Tom E. Hoag)

N6704K
Arlington Municipal Airport (KAWO), Washington, USA
05 October 2014
Photo: courtesy of Tom E. Hoag

AIRCRAFT DATA

Manufacturer: Republic Aviation Corporation; Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, USA.
Model: RC-3 Seabee
Type Certificate No: A-769
Serial Number: 987
Manufacturing Date: 1947-05-??
Engine: Franklin 6A8-215-B9F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)
Lycoming GO-480-B 270 HP (Daubenspeck) engine conversion.
Remarks: Super Sound Proofing Kit
Hartzell 3 Blade Reversible Prop
New Style Seats & Upohlstery
Wide Spray Rails
Strobe Lights
Wing Extensions
Jasco Conversion 24V/Alternat.
STOL Drop Tips
Dual Batteries 24 V system
Overhead Power Quadrant
Wolf Removable Oil Filter
Updated Instrument panel
Electric Boost Pump
Cleveland Wheels & Brakes
Totally Rebuilt Landing Gear System
New Tires
Electric 6 cyl. eng. primer
Totally New Trim System
Hobbs hour meter
Steerable tail wheel
Special Tools & Work Platforms
Electric/manual hydraulic sys.
ELT
Retractable landing lights
180 degree front door
Flush fuel cap
Narco Nav 121
Terra Transponder w/encoder
Narco Com 120
Turn & Bank
Nav/Com KX145 - KI208
PS 1000 II, 4 place intercom
Wired for Northstar GPS 60
Wired for Telex ANR headsets
Mode S code: 52157246
Named "Dispicable".
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
NC6704K
N6704K
1947-05-?? Manufacturing Date.
1947-05-?? Test flight.
1947-06-23 Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corporation to Mr. W. Hunt as a demonstrator.
1947-12-30 Delivered from RAC to Richard W. Stanley; City island, New York, USA.
1956-10-19 A/W Date.
   
????-??-?? Richard B. Stanley; PO Box 69, Summerland Key, Florida 33042, USA.
1986-??-?? Hugh J. Donahue Jr. ; 295 Coconut Lane, Miami Beach, Florida 33139, USA.
1996-10-21 Baugh Aviation Inc.; 1325 6th Avenue North, Nashville, Tennessee 37208-2603, USA.
2001-04-05 Captain and Crew Aircraft and Yacht Sales; 300 Featherstone Drive, Gallatin, TN 37066-5559, USA.
2002-02-20 Air USA Inc.; 1659 Highway 104, Quincy, Illinois 62305-0013, USA.
2007 For sale at www.raptoraviation.com
2008-02-17 Observed at Arlington Municipal Airport (KAWO); Snohomish County, WA, USA.
2010-06-19 Observed at Arlington Municipal Airport (KAWO); Snohomish County, WA, USA.
2011-03-08 For sale at www.airplanemart.com 
Airframe time: 1725, engine time: 686 SMOH, Price: USD 79,500 or best offer.
Location: Arlington Municipal Airport (KAWO); Snohomish County, WA, USA.
Contact: Craig Haws; Sagle, Idaho, USA.
2011-12-09 Alpha Jets USA Inc.; 3511 Silverside Road, Wilmington, Delaware 19810-4902, USA.

http://alphajetsusa.com

  Sources: RAC Seabee Delivery List.
FAA Registry.
Tom E. Hoag.

 

N6704K (Photo: Keith Sowter)

N6704K
Fort Lauderdal - Executive (FXE / KFXE), Florida, USA
14 April 1982
Photo: courtesy Keith Sowter
Original photo at  http://www.abpic.co.uk/photo/1026910/

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