Originally N991GP delivered to Golden Pacific Airlines May 1, 1969, this Beech 99 came to Canada with Pem Air from 1978 to 1981. Bearskin Airlines flew it from July 1981 until October 2007 when it was sold to Carib Air as V2-DOM. Last with Jamaican Air Shuttle as 6Y-JSI from 2009 until stored by January 2010. Bought by National Aerotech Aviation in 2014, it was stored at Hampton, GA.
The first 747 for Aer Lingus, EI-ASI was delivered in December 1970, but stored at Everett, WA until put into service March 1971. With short leases to Air Siam and Air Algerie, the jumbo jet was stored in Marana, AZ in the summer of 1995. Sold to Kabo Air in February 1997 as 5N-ZZZ, the aircraft worked on until June 2000. It was again stored, this time in Roswell, NM until broken up several years later.
Awaiting airfreighting to Brazil along with N-3020, the first pair from an order for 18 Lynx helicopters. Eight survivors are being re-built to Super Lynx standards, with the first three delivered some 40 years later in 2018.
VH-PON broke up in flight near Andado Station, Northern Territory, on August 29, 1981, after the pilot lost control under night VMC conditions. There was no visible horizon in this remote part of Australia.
VH-FZK was spotted from the road sitting on the old Coolamon airstrip. It has since closed and development has encroached on its western end. The aviation connection is remembered in Curtis and Stinson streets.