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Below are links to Specifications, Limits and History of the Republic Seabee. We are always searching for other articles and historical documents. If you can help just e-mail Steve and send us what you have and we will add it to the list. Your help is greatly appreciated.


History

In the beginning...Percival Spencer (Our hero!): The inventor of the beloved Seabee.

Another website dedicated to Percival Spencer by Steinar Saevdal in Norway. Thank you, Steinar!

List of Republic Seabee deliveries. This list is a copy of the original Republic Deliveries sheets from 1946-1947. (55 MB)

Seabee Production List from 1988 - Courtesy of the Seabee Club International (Dick Sanders)

Design Analysis by Irving Stone (1946) - Original design specs and techniques that made our Seabees.


Three View Drawings

Front and Side View

Bottom View


Specifications and Limits

Specs for RC-3 and UC-1 (Twin)


Engine Conversions

Steinar Saevdal's Seabee engine website page has almost everything you need to know about
Seabee engines and their modifications!


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RC-1

How proud you must be to own one of these classic amphibian aircraft! Send us the info required below and we will provide a Forum for the exchange of Seabee information and experiences. You can read one of John Hooper's escapades by clicking here.

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J. Hooper (L.)   & Seabee Designer P.H.Spencer (R.)
  with Seabee RC-1 prototype 1946


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Updated June 5, 2017 (Added Design Analysis article, Added Production List from Dick Sanders)