REPUBLIC RC-3 SEABEE # 1029

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N6740K

NC6740K
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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: 1029
Manufacturing Date: 1947-06-??
Engine: Franklin 6A8-215-B9F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)
Remarks: Mode S Codes: 52166366 / A8ECF6
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
NC6741K 1947-??-?? Manufacturing Date.
1947-??-?? Test flight.
1947-06-09 Statement of Conformity, Form ACA 317, issued by Republic Aviation Corporation ... 1029 has been manufactured in conformity with the data forming the basis for Type Certificate No. 769...
[Signed W. I. Stieglitz, Design Engineer, Commercial Req'ts].
1947-06-12 Application for Airworthiness Certificate and/or Annual Inspection of an Aircraft, Form ACA-305:
Engine 6A8-215-B9F
Owner's name: Republic Aviation Corporation; Farmingdale, New York.
Accepted 1947-06-12 by CAA Inspector Edwin W. Schwoebli.
1947-06-26 Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corporation to Seabee distributor Rankin Aviation Industries, Tulare, California, USA.
1947-06-26 Bill of Sale, Form ACA-500 Part C:
Purchaser: Rankin Aviation Industries, Tulare, California, USA.
Seller: Republic Aviation Corporation; M. G. Veckman, Assistant Treasurer.
1947-07-03 Bill of Sale, Form ACA-500 Part C:
Purchaser: Everly Aircraft Company; Municipal Airport, Salem, Oregon.
Seller: Rankin Aviation Industries; J. R. Lund, Northwest Manager.
1947-07-03 Application for Registration, Form ACA-500 Part B:
Applicant: Everly Aircraft Company; Municipal Airport, Salem, Oregon.
1947-09-16 Registration Certificate, Form ACA-400 Part A, issued to:
Everly Aircraft Company; Municipal Airport, Salem, Oregon.
1948-01-31 Repair and Alteration Form (Aircraft, Propellers, Engines, Instruments), Form ACA-337:
Owner: Everly Aircraft Company; Municipal Airport, Salem, Oregon.
Agency: R. K. Dent; 112 W. Madison, Everett, Wash.
Empty Weight: 2211.2
Description of work accomplished:

Installed cabin heater, Item 404.  Installed fire extinguisher, item 402 at station 35 (actual).  Removed 25# ballast sta. 4.5.  Original C.G. of 121,27 is maintained, therefore, the original weight and balance report is superseeded only in the amount of the empty weight.  This has been noted in the weight and balance report.

See calculations on reverse side.

1948-01-31 R K Dent, A&E 137901 (signed)
1948-02-02 E B Ray, Designee #767 (signed)
1948-02-09 W A Glenn, CAA Inspector (signed).

1948-02-26 Letter to Seattle District Office, Aircraft Inspector W. A. Glenn, returning Form ACA-337 for correction of calculated empty weight.
1948-02-28 Bill of Sale, Form ACA-500 Part C, ($4.500):
Purchaser: Grenold Collins; Box 404, Anchorage, Alaska.
Seller: Everly Aircraft Company; Harry L. Everly, Secretary-Treasurer.
1948-02-28 Application for Registration, Form ACA-500 Part B:
Applicant: Grenold Collins; Box 404, Anchorage, Alaska.
1948-03-08 Application for Airworthiness Certificate and/or Annual Inspection of an Aircraft, Form ACA-305:
Engine 6A8-215-B9F
Owner: Collins Air Service; Box 404, Anchorage, Alaska.
Agent: Robert l. Hall (signed)
1948-02-28 Form ACA-319 approved  by Dale Wiscarson, A&E 307564.
1948-03-08 E.B. Ray, Designee #767 (signed)
1948-04-19 A. H. Galow, CAA Inspector, (signed).
1948-03-08 Certificate of Airworthiness, Form ACA-1362, issued.
1948-03-17 Certificate of Registration, Form ACA-500 Part A, issued to:
Grenold Collins; Box 404, Anchorage, Alaska.
1948-11-24 Accident.
1949-06-14 Aircraft Status Change, Form ACA 195:
Registered owner: Grenold Collins
Canceled for reason checked below:
4. Accident. Washout 11/24/'48 per list 1/7/'49 Master File.

Cancelled from CAA Aircraft Register.

  Sources: RAC Seabee Delivery List.
FAA Aircraft Registry.

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