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ALERT! FAA issued a Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin for cylinder hold down bolts and thru-bolts. (not an AD)
Check it out here.

FAA Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin-Merl, Inc.  ELT battery information.
Ok, you thought I was kidding! Here are 8 Jungle Jim clips with a Seabee in them. I think the first one is two FAA guys figuring out how to mess with a Seabee pilot (or maybe not). These were on TV in 1955 and 1956. It was this show that first got me interested in Seabees! Check them out here.

Bruce Hinds' Newsletters
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Mar 2014 Newsletter
Bruce Hinds Corner

Member Pete Norman has a great idea for a hull stand. Check it out ont he "Tips and Tricks" page here. Thanks Pete!
Pete also uses this stand as a unique static display at airshows.

Hull Stand

Front view
(click on photos for full size view)

"Tahoe Special" flies again!

PT Hubbell
Above is a photo of former member Steve Lantz's "Tahoe Special". PT Hubbell has rebuilt it and should be flying when the lakes in Minnesota are liquid again! Good job "Hubb"!
Member Bruce Douglas shows us how Republic got the idea for the Seabee!
Happy Easter

Happy Easter! Good flying weather is coming.
Okay, it's time to clean house. If you have parts for sale or a Seabee for sale let me know if  you sold it or you want to keep the ad going. I will e-mail everyone on the "Parts" and "Seabees For Sale" page and request an update from them. We have had numerous members or interested parties try to get in contact with some of you to no avail. If I don't get a response I will assume that you are no longer interested in keeping the ad. If you have any questions you can e-mail me at
Thanks for your understanding.
Member John Murphy has writen a book, "An Eagle Tells Flying Stories with Associated Drivel", about his trials and tribulations in the Air Force and Air National Guard. If you are interested in purchasing the book, please contact him at
Do a pre-buy inspection. Download it here.
Emergency Landing on a river!


Steve and "X"s excellent adventure
Read about it here.
About Seabees
Seabee Specs, History, Seabee Club
Safety Tips
Tips on how to not crash. These are offered up from the membership and your input is always welcome. Who knows, we might just bring down insurance costs!

Keep Your Landing Gear Struts Pumped Up, Water Rudder Potential Damage,
         High Wind? Open your bow door!
Members - Updated! Member locations added!
Alphabetical listing, Websites, e-mail, Join!
Cartoon, Fun Reading, and Articles
Tributes to 'Super' Bee people past and present
Maintenance and Reference Materials
AD's, SB's, Parts List, Flight Manuals, STC's, 337's.
Tips and Tricks
Tips, tricks, part substitutions, etc. for our Seabees               
Drawings (factory when available) of Seabee parts.
Send me your drawings! We'll post them for everyone.               
Maintenance, Pilot Organizations               
Parts for Sale (or Parts wanted!) Free Listing!
Airframe, Engine, Propeller, Avionics and anything Seabee!!
CFI's, Associates, Articles, and Training Aids
Seabee Store (Support the Seabee Club!)
Hats, T-shirts, Sweatshirts, Patches, CD's, Toolbags, Coffee Mugs.


Buy a Seabee!
Browse our list of 14 Seabee's For Sale; 3 Seabee projects

Flyins, Interesting stories, photos, etc.

Newsletters, Dealer and Distributor bulletins. If you are interested in the production history, read these! They are fascinating.


Websites of interest to Seabee owners
Seabee Questions and Answers
Franklin Questions and Answers
Your questions answered by members!

Bruce Hinds Newsletters
Newsletter from member Bruce Hinds with very good information

Contact Steve at
Snail mail:
P.O. Box 641
Gilbert, SC  29054
All Seabee Manuals on CD!
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Editor's Note: If your e-mail address is anywhere on this website (especially on the 'Parts for Sale' page), please check to make sure it is correct. If it needs changing, e-mail me and we will change it. Thank you very much!

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Updated April 20, 2014