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N911W taking a break.
Photo: Rich Hulina © 19 July 2015
N911W working away at Dillingham, Alaska.
Photo: Chris J. Mak © 2007 - Aird Archives
Photo: Chris J. Mak © 2007 - Aird Archives
C-FDLV at Lillabelle Lake, Cochrane, Ontario.
Photo: Peter Keating © 08 August 1977 - Ian MacFarlane Collection - Aird Archives
53-2818 at Heidelberg, Germany.
Photo: Dave Hedge © 22 July 1971 - Aird Archives 
Photo: Dave Lawrence © 29 May 1971 - Adrian M. Balch Collection
53-2818 visits Newport News.
Photo: Unknown photographer © December 1958 - Robin A. Walker Collection


53-2818 • CF-DLV • C-FDLV



53-2818 US Army #1361. L-20 No: 362. Command A-4. Delivered 15-Mar-1954. Built as L-20A and re-designated U-6A in 1962.

53-2818 For sale. Coleman Barracks, Mannheim – Sandhofen, Germany. Feb-1973.

No Regn Purchased by B-M Aviation Ltd., (Laurentian Air Services), Lachute, Quebec. 01-Apr-1973.

Extract from Department of Transport archives.

13-Jul-1973 Bill of Sale; Laurentian Air Services to Alliance Aviation Ltd., for DHC-2s c/n’s 616, 705, 892 & 1108.

CF-DLV Alliance Aviation Ltd, Ottawa, ON. Regd 23-Jul-1973.

Note: Alliance Aviation Ltd., was a company owned by B-M to service engines etc.

CF-DLV Joseph Veverka, (Cochrane Air Service), Cochrane, ON. Regd Oct-1973.

Accident: Twopeak Lake, Cochrane District, ON. 49°25’N 80°11’W. 09-Jun-1974. The aircraft came to rest inverted  during a water landing. The aircraft suffered minor damage and the pilot Joseph Ververka, and five passengers suffered minor injuries.

Accident: LillabelleLake, ON. 49°06’N 81°01’W. 05-Jul-1975. The right wing struck the water on touchdown during a landing on glassy water. The pilot Joseph Veverka uninjured.

C-FDLV Joseph Veverka / Cochrane Air Services, Cochrane, ON. Canx 07-Oct-1985. Regn format changed prior to 30-Sep-1977. On CCAR for May-1981.

C-FDLV Sherwood J. G. Pike, Minaki, ON. Regd 22-Jul-1992. Canx on export to USA 27-Jun-1994.

N911W Roderick M. Grant, Dillingham, AK. Dba Tikchik Airventures, Regd 28 Jun-1994.