Entries preceded by dates are extracts from Canadian Department of Transport archives.
24-Aug-1953 Allotment to DHC of Block of registrations CF-HGQ to CF-HGZ inclusive.
12-Feb-1954 Test flown for Aircraft Inspection Release Certificate by (signature illegible).
12-Feb-1954 DHC advise Department of Transport that DHC-2 #564 CF-HGW owner is DHC.
12-Feb-1954 Certificate of Airworthiness #4291 issued.
12-Feb-1954 Certificate of Registration #12704 issued to de Havilland Aircraft of Canada Ltd., Toronto, ON.
(described as ‘agricultural Beaver’ and a hopper was included in the weight and balance calculation).
31-Mar-1954 DHC request a Certificate of Airworthiness For Export (to de Havilland Aircraft, Wellington, New Zealand).
31-Mar-1954 Canadian certificates returned to DoT for cancellation.
• CF-HGW de Havilland Aircraft. Delivered 12-Apr-1954. Canx 06-May-1954. Registration probably never worn.
• ZK-BFN Imported by de Havilland New Zealand. Rangotai, Auckland, NZ. As trials aircraft. Apr-1954.
• ZK-BFN Fieldair Ltd., Gisborne, NZ. Regd 20-May-1954. Canx 28-Apr-1969.
Accident: Rakauroa, 27-Jan-1958. Pilot C. B. Oman. Other details unknown.
Accident: Gisborne Airport NZ. 14-Apr-1969. Crashed on test flight after rebuild. Aileron controls incorrectly fitted. Pilot, J. P. Riddell, and one other crew seriously injured. Aircraft written off.