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C-FDSG at Port Hardy, British Columbia.
Photo: Dirk Septer © 18 June 2019
C-FDSG in her winter wonderland.
Photos: Ian Beatty © 23 March 2012
C-FDSG at Port McNeill facility.
Photos: John W. Olafson © 16 September 2010
C-FDSG at Port Hardy - CYZT.
Photos: Ron Kosys © 04 June 2008
C-FDSG taken from Goose C-FUAZ
Photo: Robert Urquhart © 26 May 2005
C-FDSG in her latest livery.
Photos: Neil Aird © 24 May 2005
Photo: Brent Wallace © January 1998
C-FDSG at Port Hardy, BC.
Photo: Neil Aird © 21 October 1997
C-FDSG at Vancouver International Airport.
Photo: John Kimberley © January 1990
C-FDSG again, at Vancouver.
Photo: Henry Tenby © 21 May 1991
C-FDSG at Vancouver's Coal Harbour, BC.
Photo: John Kimberley © September 1988 - Aird Archives
Photos: Willliam Jesse © September 1988 - Aird Archives
C-FDSG at Vancouver South dock.
Photo: Peter Keating © 23 June 1983 - Ian MacFarlane Collection
54-1737 visiting Copenhagen - Kastrup, Denmark.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 1958 - Erik Frikke Collection


54-1737 • CF-DSG



54-1737 US Army # 1580. L-20 No. 581. Command A-6. Delivered Jun-1956. Built as L-20A and re-designated U-6A in 1962.

54-1737 57th Ordinance Brigade Command.

54-1737 For sale Coleman Barracks, Mannheim-Sandhofen, Germany. Seen 28-Aug 1972.

Total time: 5,188 hours.

No regn Purchased by B-M Aviation, (Laurentian Air Services) Lachute, QC. 01-Apr-1973.

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

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

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

CF-DSG Wilderness Airline (1975) Ltd., Bella Coola, BC. Regd prior to Certificate of Airworthiness renewal dated 30-Aug-1975. Canx date currently unknown.

CF-DSG Powell Air Ltd., Powell River, BC. Early 1980.

Note: Possibly leased by Powell Air from unknown operator as not shown on CCAR although there-is photographic evidence, but the CCAR could be missing data.

C-FDSG Powell Air Ltd., Powell River, BC. Circa 1988.

C-FDSG Pacific Coastal Airlines Ltd., Richmond, BC. Regd 06-Apr-1989. Regd 13-Feb-1991 and 23-Nov-2005. Canx 08-Aug-2016,

Incident: Port Hardy Airport, BC. 22-May-1998. The pilot of the amphibious aircraft touched down momentarily on the runway with the landing gear up. The pilot carried out an overshoot extended the landing gear and landed without further event. No injuries and only minor damage. CADORS report 1998P0338.

C-FDSG Wilderness Seaplanes Ltd., Port Hardy, BC. Regd 22-Aug-2016. Canx 01-Aug-2018. Regd 13-Oct-2018 & 15-Apr-2019.