Built for the Belgian Air Force, this Canuck suffered damage in a partial gear up landing during production flight testing. It was repaired and delivered to the RCAF instead, circa 1958. Stored by 1980, the big all weather fighter is displayed at the Royal Military College in Kingston, ON.
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.
Built as 42-24340 this C-47 was delivered to the Royal Canadian Air Force with serial 663 in September 1943. It went to Alberta Northern Airways in 1973 and was leased or sold to various airlines until Pem-Air flew it until 1979. To the USA as N211Q, it was sold to SAEP Colombia (Servicios Aéreos Especializados en Transportes Petroleros) becoming HK-3031. The aircraft suffered a non-fatal crash returning to the airport after an engine failure and burned out at Bogotá on February 8, 1986.
Best seat in the house for an aviation enthusiast. Here on a flight from London to Toronto, the airplane was withdrawn and stored in Winnipeg June 17, 1973. Later sold to Beaver Enterprises and broken up for parts, although the cockpit section was saved.
This former US Army Beaver, 56-4403, was one of many picked up by B & M Aviation. Purchased in 1973, it was registered C-GDYT when bought by Orillia Air Services in 1976. Remaining in Ontario, the bush plane has been with Kabeelo Airways providing transportation to KaBeeLo Lodge & Resort locations since the summer of 1978.
Linea Aeropostal Venezolana took delivery of this HS-748 May 21, 1965. Sold to Austin Airways as C-GDOV in 1980, it flew with several regional airlines in Quebec until bought by First Air in October 1984. Sadly, the aircraft crashed on a night departure from Dayton, OH in poor weather January 12, 1988.
Fly in fishing and air charter service River Air Cessna 208 at the dock in downtown Kenora. This is the company's secondary base , with Manaki, ON being the headquarters. This Cessna 208 has been with them since 2005.