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N157AK spring at the lodge, Wolf Lake - 4AK6.
Photo: Jens Brokuf © 26 May 2022 - Aird Archives
N157AK with sister N158AK on Nushagak River, Alaska.
Photo: Steve Hartl © 21 June 2011
N157AK with her Aerocets on Becharof Lake.
Photo: Steve Hartl © 20 June 2011
N157AK now with Crystal Creek titles, at Paine Field.
Photos: Tom Baillie © 01 May 2011
N157AK of Crystal Creek in retro colours.
Photo: Dan Michels © 14 April 2011
N157AK of Crystal Creek Lodge in sunshine!
Photo: Tom Hildreth © 06 July 2010
Photo: Terry Fletcher © 10 June 2010
N105PB on Lake Hood.
Photo: Fred Wallis © 31 May 2005
Photo: Nigel Hitchman © 27 May 2005
G-JAFE still at Chilbolton.
Photo: John Davis © 16 December 1991 - Tom Singfield Collection
9J-AFE arrives in the United Kingdom.
Photos: Unknown photographers © Date unknown - Aird Archives
9J-AFE gets a good going over.
Photo: via Erik Johannesson ©
9J-AFE sporting 20th Anniversary colour scheme.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 26 September 1987 - Aird Archives
9J-AFE at Lanseria - FALA, South Africa
Photo: Oliver Evans © Circa 1983
AF403 at Lusaka - FLLS, Zambia.
Photo: Unknown photographer © c.1965 - Adrian M. Balch Collection - Aird Archives


AF-403 • ZAF-403 • 9J-NAE • 9J-AFE • N5483Z • G-JAFE • (CF-GRA) • C-FOQW • N105PB 



AF 403 Zambian Air Force. Delivered 13-Jul-1965.

ZAF 403 Zambian Air Force.

9J-NAE Details Unknown.

9J-AFE Kyundu Ranch, Lusaka, Zambia. Regd Sep-1984.

N5483Z Newcal Aviation Ltd., Little Ferry, NJ. Regd 20-Sep-1984. (Still On USCAR at 02-Mar-1990, 29-Feb-1992 &-01-Oct-1994).

Note: Not known if N5483Z registration was ever carried.

G-JAFE J. M. Jeapes, Chilbolton, Hampshire, UK. Regd 15-Oct-1990. Canx 03-Jul-1992.

(CF-GRA) Reported as advertised for sale in Nov-1991 by Worldwide Aircraft Ferrying Ltd. Total time 3,990 hours.

C-FOQW Worldwide Aircraft Ferrying Ltd., Mississauga, ON. Regd 10-Dec-1992. Canx 17-May-1993.

C-FOQW Aviation Roger Forgues Inc., St. Augustin de Desmaure, QC. Regd 06-Jul-1993. Canx 28-Jul-1999 on export to USA..

Airworthiness date: 30-Jul-1999.Category – Normal.

N105PB Arthur E. Gerken, Anchorage, AK. Regd 14-Oct-1999. Canx 17-Feb-2004.

N105PB Mary Gerken Trust, Anchorage,  AK. Pending 18-Feb-2004. Regd 29-Mar-2005.

N105PB Alaska Fishing Ltd., Grants Pass, OR. Regd 10-May-2006. Canx 19-Mar-2010.

N157AK Crystal Creek Lodge LLC., Wasilla, AK. Pending 01-Apr-2010. Canx 14-May-2005. Regd 21-May-2010 & 04-Feb-2011. Expiry date 8-Feb-2014.

N157AK N157AK LLC., Wasilla, AK. Regd 24-Jun-2014.



Illustration from "They Served Africa with Wings" by WGM Stirling & JA House. Shown on the step is Oliver Irwin of Kyindu ranch near Lusaka, Zambia.