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1516 of the Phillippine Navy at Nichols Field Air Base.
Photos: Unknown photographer © 1976 - Adrian M. Balch Collection




Regn / Seial unknown C.C.C. US Navy, Philippines. Delivered 07-Jun-1963.

Note:. The C.C. C. acronym stands for Canadian Commercial Corporation The C.C.C. was established as a Crown Corporation by the Canadian government in 1956 to support Canadian export sales. The back-to-back contracts between de Havilland Canada and C.C.C. and the government of Pakistan and the US Navy etc., was a way around the Buy America Act. The provision of the aircraft to the Philippines was under the Military Assistance Programme.

1516 Hukbong Dagat Philipinas / Philippine Navy. Taken on charge Dec-1960.

Accident: Lamao, Bataan, 30-Jan-1973. Crashed carrying Commodore Rudiano Brown of the Philippine Navy.

Note: www. scramble states aircraft re-regd. Like other Philippine military marked Beavers, it is possible this was re-regd with a civil style registration. RP-C??

Fate Unknown

Nichols Field Air Base, now Colonol Jesus Villamor Air Base, is located in Pasay City at the heart of Metro Manila adjacent to the Manila International and Domestic Airport.x