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N6692K, GC-13 Photo wanted!

N6692K, GC-13
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Manufacturer: Republic Aviation Corporation; Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, USA.
Model: Republic RC-3 Seabee
Type Certificate No: A-769
Serial Number: 975
Manufacturing Date: 1947-05-??
Engine: Franklin 6A8-215-B9F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)
Reg. No. Date Remarks
N6692K 1947-05-?? Manufacturing Date.
1947-05-?? Test flight.
1947-11-26 Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corporation to Clara E. Livingston; Dorado, Puerto Rico.
????-??-?? Cancelled from US CAR.
GC-13 1950-03-?? Dominican Republic Naval Aviation Corps, operated by Escuadrón de Vigilancia y Rescate de Guardacostas.

The unit was activated in December 1951 with one RC-3 Seabee. In February 1952 they received 4 PBY-5A from the United States. The Naval Aviation Corps was disbanded on the 3 November 1952 and the aircraft were integrated into the Cuerpo de Aviación Militar Dominicana.

1954-??-?? Withdraw from use.
  Sources: RAC Seabee Delivery List.
Air Britain "Archive" 1981 No. 3/4.
FAA Aircraft Registry.


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