N77BA busy on Beluga lake, Homer.
Photo: Anton Heumann © August 2022 - Aird Archives
N77BA tied down at Lake Hood.
Photos: Ben Cogger © 23 December 2014
N77BA in action on Beluga Lake at Homer.
Photos: Marcel Fluet-Lecerf © 29 July 2007
Photo: Fred Wallis © 27 July 2007
N77BA in newer livery.
Photos: Orion Berryman © 2005
N77BA nestling amongst the pines on Beluga Lake.
Photo: John Kimberley © July 1990
C-FWCA parked unmarked at Vancouver.
Photo: John Kimberley © June 1984
CF-WCA hoping for the best.
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © 07 February 1982
CF-WCA heads in to the company dock.
Photo: Hugh Mullen © Winter 1970 - 71
CF-WCA awaits.
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © 08 June 1974
CF-WCA of West Coast Air Services.
Photo: Ian Macdonald ©





Entries preceded by date are extracts from Canadian Department of Transport.

01 Jun-1964 Application for Certificate of Registration by West Coast Air Services Ltd., Vancouver, BC.

08 Jun-1964 Certificate of Airworthiness #10640 issued.

08 Jun-1964 Certificate of Registration #31xxx (illegible) issued to West Coast Air Services Ltd., Vancouver. BC.

CF-WCA West Coast Air Services Ltd., Vancouver, BC. Delivered 10-Jun-1964.

Accident: 16 Jul-1974 Owen Bay, BC. 50.19N/125.13W Crashed, improper landing technique, floats dug-in, turned over, no serious injury to six/seven passengers and pilot Blaine James Shaw.

20 Aug-1974 Salvage Bill of Sale; Brouwer & Co., to J. David Nilson, as-is, where-is, $8,750.

Total time since new as recorded in Canadian Department of Transport archives.

02 Jun-1965   444 hours.

02 Jun-1966   909 hours.

02 Jun-1967   1,331 hours.

27 May-1968  1,699 hours.

11 Apr-1969   2,067 hours.

06 Apr-1970   2,562 hours.

02 Apr-1971   3,024 hours.

04 Apr-1972   3,698 hours.

02 Apr-1973   4,465 hours.

02 Apr-1974   5,229 hours.

CF-WCA Cancelled CCAR. 02 Oct-1976.

C-FWCA (1) Pacific Aircraft Salvage Ltd., Richmond, BC. Regd Aug-1984. Deleted on export to USA 26-Jun-1984.

N77BA Jon M. Berryman, dba., Beluga Lake Floatplane Service, Beluga Lake, Homer, AK. Regd 27-Jun-1984.

Airworthiness date: 02-Jul-1984. Category - Normal.