|Manufacturer:||Republic Aviation Corporation; Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, USA.|
|Model:||Republic RC-3 Seabee|
|Type Certificate No:||A-769|
|Engine:||Franklin 6A8-215-B9F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)|
|1947-10-24||Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corporation to Hindustan Airways Co., Ltd.; Calcutta, India.|
|VT-CSU||1947-??-??||Registered on Indian CAR.|
|1958-04-01||Gold Coast Pvt. Ltd.; Australia.|
|1959-??-??||Exported to Australia.|
on Australian CAR.
Imported by Gold Coast Holdings; Sydney, together with s/n 973 (VT-CST). S/n 973 was destroyed in a hangar fire at Bankstown 1960-09-22 before registered on VH-register.
|1962-??-??||East Coast Airways; Coolangatta, Queensland, Australia.|
|VH-ECZ||1962-06-07||East Coast Airways; Coolangatta, Queensland, Australia.|
|1962-08-14||J. Edwards; Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia.|
|1962-11-??||Suffered a heavy landing on the Tweed river, NSW, wherein the hull was holed and the aircraft sank. Repaired.|
|1963-09-20||P. Hurn; Burleigh Heads, Queensland, Australia.|
|1964-10-02||W. Pearson; Howrah, Tasmania, Australia.|
|1964-10-07||Withdrawn from use until 1965-01-03. Cancelled from Australian CAR?|
|1965-09-28||K. E. Olson: Camden, New South Wales, Australia.|
|1966-01-13||Wrecked during a forced landing on the grounds of a mental hospital in the Sydney suburb of Rydalmere, due to fuel starvation on a flight from Coolangatta to Bankstown. Fortunately the owner/pilot escaped unhurt. Wreck trucked to Bankstown, NSW. It was subsequently struck off the register and the remains of it were noted in a hangar at Tyabb in the new millenium. Possibly for use as spares for the restoration of VH-KNA?|
|????-??-??||Cancelled from Australian CAR.|
|1990-07-??||Noted stored at Camden, NSW.|
|2002-??-??||Noted stored at Tyab, Victoria.|
Seabee Delivery List.
RAC Seabee Export List 1948-11-15.
Air Britain "Archive" 1981 No. 3/4.