REPUBLIC RC-3 SEABEE # 709

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N6458K

N6458K
Texas, USA
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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: 709
Manufacturing Date: 1947-04-??
Engine: Franklin 6A8-215-B9F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)
Remarks: Mode S codes: 52075510 / A87B48 (N6458K)
Extended Wings
Spill plates
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
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1947-04-?? Manufacturing Date.
1947-04-17 Statement of Conformity, Form ACA 317, by Republic Aviation Corporation ... 709 has been manufactured in conformity with the data forming the basis for Type Certificate No. 769...
[Signed M. E. Barzelay, Design Engineer]
1947-04-19 Test flight.
1947-04-19 Bill of Sale, Form ACA-500 Part C:
Purchaser: Interstate Airmotive, Inc.; Lambert-St. Louis Airport, St. Louis 21, Montana.
Seller: Republic Aviation Corporation; M. G. Veckman, Assistant Treasurer.
1947-04-19 Application for Airworthiness Certificate and/or Annual Inspection of an Aircraft, Form ACA-305:
Owner's name: Interstate Airmotive, Inc.; Lambert-St. Louis Airport, St. Louis 21, Montana.
1947-04-19 signed Harry M. Jones, CAA inspector.
1947-04-22 Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corporation to Interstate Airmotive, Inc.; Saint Louis, Montana, USA.
1947-04-25 Bill of Sale, Form ACA-500 Part C:
Purchaser: Petty Marine Flying Service; P O Box 145, Hartford, Illinois.
Seller: Interstate Airmotive, Inc., James R. Corcoran, Jr., Sales Manager.
1947-05-06 Bill of Sale, Form ACA-500 Part C:
Purchaser: Theodore Sharp Benjamin; 2600 Illinois Avenue, Granite City, Illinois.
Seller: Petty Marine Flying Service, Macon Petty, Sales Manager.
1947-05-06 Application for Registration, Form ACA-500 Part B:
Name: Theodore Sharp Benjamin; 2600 Illinois Avenue, Granite City, Illinois.
1947-06-04 Registration Certificate, Form ACA-500 Part A, issued to:
Theodore Sharp Benjamin; 2600 Illinois Avenue, Granite City, Illinois.
1948-05-14 Application for Airworthiness Certificate and/or Annual Inspection of an Aircraft, Form ACA-305:
Owner's name: Theodore Benjamin; 2600 Illinois Avenue, Granite City, Illinois.
1948-05-14 signed Albert C. Dewing, Agent.
1948-05-14 signed Albert C. Dewing, Designee.
1948-05-14 signed Roman B. Mueller, CAA Inspector.
1949-05-16 Application for Airworthiness Certificate and/or Annual Inspection of an Aircraft, Form ACA-305:
Owner's name: Theodore Sharp Benjamin; 2600 Illinois Avenue, Granite City, Illinois.

AD-49-3-1 not complied with.  Fuel pumps on order.

1949-05-18 signed Reuben L. Bloom, Designee # 399.
1949-05-18 signed A. Ingebregtsen, CAA Inspector.

1949-05-17 Repair and Alteration Form (Aircraft, Propellers, Engines, Instruments), Form ACA-337:
Owner: Theodore S. Benjamin; 2600 Illinois Avenue, Granite City, Illinois.
Agency: Northern Air Service; Duluth, Minnesota.
Description of work accomplished:

Steerable tail wheel installed per Republic Service Bulletin # 17.

1949-05-17 signed Robert J. Glass, A&E 518496.
1949-05-18 signed Reuben L. Bloom, Designee # 399.
1949-05-18 signed A. Ingebregtsen, CAA Inspector.

1949-05-17 Bill of Sale, Form ACA-500 Part C:
Purchaser: Carl Helfrich; First & Missouri Avenue, East St. Louis, Illinois.
Seller: Theodore Sharp Benjamin.
1949-05-17 Application for Registration, Form ACA-500 Part B:
Name: Carl Helfrich; First & Missouri Avenue, East St. Louis, Illinois.
1949-05-25 Registration Certificate, Form ACA-500 Part A, issued to:
Carl Helfrich; First & Missouri Avenue, East St. Louis, Illinois.
1950-05-24 Repair and Alteration Form (Aircraft, Propellers, Engines, Instruments), Form ACA-337:
Owner: Carl Helfrich; First & Missouri Avenue, East St. Louis, Illinois.
Engine: Franklin 6A8-215-B9F Serial No: 23741
Agency: Lake of the Woods Flying Service; Baudette, Minnesota.
Description of work accomplished:

Removed cylinders, reconditioned valves and valve seats.  Installed new piston rings, assembled engine using new cylinder base seals, intake manifold gaskets and intake manifold pipe paking rings.
Engine ground run 2 hours 30 minutes.

1950-05-24 signed George R. Lore, A&E 44900.
1950-05-24 signed George R. Lore, Designee # 3484.
1950-06-26 signed R. W. Reed, CAA Inspector.

1950-05-24 Application for Airworthiness Certificate and/or Annual Inspection of an Aircraft, Form ACA-305:
Owner's name: Theodore S. Helfrich (SIC); First & Missouri Avenue, East St. Louis, Illinois.

1950-05-24 signed Eli Jerome, Agent.
1950-05-24 signed George R. Lore, Designee # 3484.
1950-06-21 signed Arnold W. Reed, CAA Inspector.

(undated) Bill of Sale, Form ACA-500 Part C:
Purchaser: Francis Einarson; International Falls, Minnesota.
Seller: Carl Helfrich.
1950-09-05 Application for Registration, Form ACA-500 Part B:
Name of applicant: Francis Einarson; International Falls, Minnesota.
1950-10-20 Certificate of Registration, Form ACA-500.1 Part A, issued to:
Francis Einarson; International Falls, Minnesota.
1951-07-18 Application for Airworthiness Certificate and/or Annual Inspection of an Aircraft, Form ACA-305:
Owner's name: Francis Einarson.

1951-07-18 signed Francis Einarson, Owner.
1951-07-18 signed George R. Lore, Designee # 3484.
1951-09-19 signed Arnold W. Reed, CAA Inspector.

1951-07-18 Certificate of Airworthiness, Form ACA-1362, issued.
Expire: 1952-07-18.
1952-09-09 Aircraft Inspection Report, Form ACA-305a:
Aircraft total hours: 133:35
Engine (s/n 23714) total hours: 134:35

1952-09-12 signed George R. Lore, Designee # 3484.
1952-09-19 signed Arnold W. Reed, CAA Inspector.

1952-09-12 Application for Airworthiness Certificate and/or Annual Inspection of an Aircraft, Form ACA-305:
Owner's name: Francis Einarson; International Falls, Minnesota.

1952-09-12 signed Francis Einarson, Owner.

1952-09-12 Certificate of Airworthiness, Form ACA-1362, issued.
Expire: 1953-09-12.
1952-09-14 Application for Airworthiness Certificate and/or Annual Inspection of an Aircraft, Form ACA-305:
Owner's name: Francis Einarson; International Falls, Minnesota.

1953-09-14 signed Francis Einarson, Owner.

1955-05-06 Aircraft Inspection Report, Form ACA-305a:
Aircraft total hours: 179:45
Engine (s/n 23741) total hours: 179:45

1955-05-06 signed George R. Lore, Designee # 3484.
1955-05-13 signed Arnold W. Reed, CAA Inspector.

1955-05-06 Application for Airworthiness Certificate and/or Annual Inspection of an Aircraft, Form ACA-305:
Owner's name: Francis Einarson; International Falls, Minnesota.

1955-05-06 signed Francis Einarson, Owner.

1955-05-06 Certificate of Airworthiness, Form ACA-1362, issued.
Expire: 1956-05-06.
1956-05-11 Aircraft Inspection Report, Form ACA-305a:
Aircraft total hours: 232:15
Engine (s/n 23741) total hours: 232:15

1956-05-11 signed George R. Lore, Designee # 3484.
1956-05-16 signed Arnold W. Reed, CAA Inspector # Reg. 3 KC ASDO 7.

1956-05-11 Application for Airworthiness Certificate and/or Annual Inspection of an Aircraft, Form ACA-305:
Owner's name: Francis Einarson; International Falls, Minnesota.

1956-05-11 signed Francis Einarson, Owner.

1956-05-11 Certificate of Airworthiness, Form ACA-1362, issued.
Expire: 1957-05-11.

Later issued as:
Standard Airworthiness Certificate, FAA Form 8100-2 (Permanent).
Date of Issuance: 1956-05-11.

1962-12-13 FAA Bill of Sale, Form FAA-500 (Part C):
Purchaser: Einarson Bros. Flying Service, Inc.; Box 1, Rogers Rt., International Falls, Minnesota.
Seller: Francis Einarson, owner.
1962-12-13 Application for Registration, Form FAA-500 (Part B):
Name and address of applicant:
Einarson Bros. Flying Service, Inc.; Box 1, Rogers Rt., International Falls, Minnesota.
1962-12-20 C of R issued to:
Einarson Bros. Flying Service, Inc.; Box 1, Rogers Rt., International Falls, Minnesota.
1968-04-13 Aircraft Bill of Sale, FAA Form 8050-2:
Purchaser: Hecto Co.; P O Box 8794, Minneapolis, MN 55402.
Seller: Einarson Bros. Flying Service, Inc.; Francis Einarson, Vice President.
1968-05-10 Application for Aircraft Registration, FAA Form 8050-1:
Hecto Co.; P O Box 8794, Minneapolis, MN 55402.
1968-06-05 Major Repair and Alteration (Airframe, Powerplant, Propeller, or Appliance), FAA Form 337:
Owner: HECTO. Co.; P O Box 8794, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Agency: Royalaire; Box 595, Hector, Minnesota.
Description of work accomplished:

Removed Hallicrafter CA-4 radio, and installed Mark V Narco radio in same mount.  Installed cross-country panel with D.G. and 4" venturi.

1968-06-05 signed Robert K. S?, # 1536956.

1968-07-03 C of R issued to:
Hecto Co.; P O Box 8794, Minneapolis, MN 55402.
1969-08-15 Address change:
Hecto Co.; 5555 Boone Avenue N, Minneapolis, MN 55402.
1970-07-16 Aircraft Bill of Sale, FAA Form 8050-2:
Purchaser: William R. MacLeod / Richard W. Sanders; 6805 Park Place Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76118
Seller: Hecto Co., Howard L, Eston, President.
1970-07-16 Application for Aircraft Registration, FAA Form 8050-1:
William R. MacLeod (partner) and Richard W. Sanders (partner);
6805 Park Place Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76118
1970-08-06 C of R issued to:
William R. MacLeod (partner) and Richard W. Sanders (partner);
6805 Park Place Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76118
1976-05-12 Address changed (recorded by FAA):
P O Box 5564, Dallas, TX 75062.
1981-10-30 Order of Revocation N-6458K.
William R. MacLeod; P O Box 5563, Irving, TX 75062.
REINSTATED 1984-06-25.
1984-03-01 Aircraft Bill of Sale, FAA AC Form 8050-2:
Purchaser: Tradewind Seaplane Service; P O Box 25295, Tamarac, FL 33320.
(President: Capt. Richard W. Sanders).
Seller: William R. MacLeod, General Partner.
(undated) Aircraft Registration Application, FAA AC Form 8050-1:
Tradewind Seaplane Service; P O Box 25295, Tamarac, FL 33320.
(President: Capt. Richard W. Sanders).
1984-06-21 C of R issued to:
Tradewind Seaplane Service; P O Box 25295, Tamarac, FL 33320.
(President: Capt. Richard W. Sanders).
1995-08-08 Aircraft Bill of Sale, FAA AC Form 8050-2:
Purchaser: Donald M. Sawchenko; P O Box 782, Key West, FL 33041-0782.
Seller: Tradwind Seaplane Service; R. W. Sanders, President.
1995-08-08 Aircraft Registration Application, FAA AC Form 8050-1:
Donald M. Sawchenko; P O Box 782, Key West, FL 33041-0782.
1995-11-08 C of R issued to:
Donald M. Sawchenko; P O Box 782, Key West, FL 33041-0782.
2002-04-18 Major Repair and Alteration, FAA Form 337:
Owner: Donald M. Sawchenko.
Agency: Paul J. Poppenhager; HC 1 Box 103, Old Town, FL 32680.
A&P # 261464172.
Description of Work Accomplished:

Installation of a machined wrought 2024-T351 tail wheel collar (Republic P/N 1126) in place of a die-forged 2014-T6 original part in accordance with Simuflight Seattle Drawing Number SP-2000 and STC # 1244NW.

2002-04-18 signed Paul J. Poppenhager; A&P # 261464172.

2006-06-02 C of R issued to:
Donald M. Sawchenko; P O Box 782, Key West, FL 33041-0782.
2012-12-01 Updated address:
Donald M. Sawchenko; P O Box 782, Key West, FL 33041-0782.
/ 728 Poorhouse Lane, Key West, FL 33040.
2015-10-07 Aircraft Bill of Sale, FAA AC Form 8050-2:
Purchaser: SnapRoll Aero LLC; 778 George Street, Sebastian, FL 32958.
Eugeni V. Zakharenkov, Operating Manager.
Seller: Donald M. Sawchenko, owner.
2015-10-08 Aircraft Bill of Sale, FAA AC Form 8050-2:
Purchaser: Andrey Tarunin; 36 Sverdlova Street, APT 80, Khabarovsk, Russia 680030.
Seller: SnapRoll Aero LLC; Eugeni V. Zakharenkov, Operating Manager.
2015-11-27 Sale reported.
2016-02-12 Cancelled from FAA Aircraft Registry.  Exported to Russian Federation.
RA-2647G 2016-05-10 C of R issued to:
Andrey Tarunin; 36 Sverdlova Street, APT 80, Khabarovsk, Russia 680030.
????-??-?? Konstantin Kuznetsov; Russia.
   
   
  Sources: RAC Sebee Delivery List.
FAA Aircraft Registry.
Richard W. Sanders.
Barry Collman.
Hendrik van der Veen.
John Chalmers.
Alan Preece.

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2015
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Russia
2017
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2017
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