Formerly T-01 and T-02 with the Fuerza Aerea Argentina, Austin Airways acquired C-GQWO in 1979. Austin was merged into Air Ontario in 1989 and this aircraft was sold to Air Creebec in March 1989. Converted to an unpressurized freighter in 1998, it hauled fuel to northern communities. The registration was cancelled in Feb 2012 after it the freighter was donated to the Canadian military for training.
Quebecair leased this 1979 737 from Trans European Airways (OO-TEK) in the winters of 1979/80/81/82 and 1985 for charters to sunshine destinations. The aircraft was last leased, and then bought by Aloha Airlines, who flew it from 1989 to 2002. It was stored at Mojave, CA until broken up in 2005.
First registered 04-Feb-2001 as C-FMMB, becoming C-GIGH on 08-Feb-2001, making its first flight in Apr-2001. Delivered 06-May-2001 as I-ADJB (Air Dolomiti), to D-ACRN registered Oct-2005 (Lufthansa Regional / Eurowings), by Mar-2014 it was flying for the United Nations with double registration D-ACRN / UNO-052P, in Apr-2014 it was registered C-FBZA, in Jul-2014 as XY-ALA (FMI Air), and in Sep-2018 it was registered 2-YALA. Seen here taking-off from runway 06R, still with the pre-delivery Canadian registration.
Delivered to Trans-Canada Air Lines in 1958. Renamed Air Canada in 1964. To Beaver Enterprises in 1974, Air Caravane in 1979 and Air Cardinal in 1980. To Aeroleasing & Sales in 1982 and stored at Montreal, with faded Air Caravane titles. Scrapped in 1995.
C-FTMM made its first flight 01-Feb-1974 and was delivered to Air Canada 25-Feb-1974. In Feb-2007 it became N883JM and went into storage at Mojave, CA. The aircraft is seen here on take-off in the evening.
James Bay Energy Co. operated several Convair 580s supporting the James Bay Hydro electric project in Northern Quebec. This Convair was servicing the project from 1977 through 1994. Sold to Hydro Quebec, the state owned public utility, it remained in Canada until 2002.
A Trans-Canada Airlines/Air Canada Viscount from June 11, 1958 until withdrawn in October 1972. Sold to United aircraft Services April 27, 1974, the aircraft was to go to Zarie Aero Services in November 1978. Ferried to Cartierville, Quebec, but the sale fell through and it was later leased to Air Cardinal August 1980-April 1981 and about a week in June 1982. Sold to Scibe Airlift as 9Q-CTS in January 1986, it went to Flair Airlines in January 1987 only to be damaged in 1988 at Tshikapa Airport, Zaire during landing. The airliner became derelict until broken up there in 1993.
Manufactured as a Convair 340 January 30, 1953 and delivered to Continental Airlines the following month as N90854. Sold to North Central Airlines in 1958 and converted to 440 standard. Upgraded to a 580 when North Central converted their piston Convairs starting in 1966. Later operated by Key Airlines and re-registered N26KA before coming to Canada in 1988 with Quebecair. Photographed in Montreal after the merger with Nordair Metro to become Inter-Canadian Airlines.
Built as N4506H (Air France) with first flight 07-Mar-1982 and delivered 26-Mar-1982. To F-GCBF (Air France > Ocean AL) registered May-1990, converted to 747-228F/SCD in Sep-2001. Scrapped at Hong Kong - International Nov-2009. It is seen here just after landing on Rwy 24R in the early evening.