C-FJFQ at the AP facilities at Courtenay.
Photo:Bob Kobzey © 27 May 2020
C-FJFQ at Vancouver South on the Fraser.
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © 07 August 2015
C-FJFQ arrives at Drew Harbour, Quadra Island.
Photos: Rod Hall © 08 July 2014
C-FJFQ departing the Fraser River at Vancouver International Airport.
Photo: John W. Olafson © 29 June 2013
C-FJFQ a new career with Van City Seaplanes
Photos: Van City Seaplanes © 02 June 2012
Photo: Van City Seaplanes © 29 May 2012
C-FJFQ about to depart Victoria Harbour.
Photo: Neil Aird © 03 June 2007
C-FJFQ early evening arrival at Ganges.
Photo: Nick Ogilvie © 29 March 2007
C-FJFQ with chums on the moist Harbour Air ramp.
Photo: Neil Aird © 15 April 2005
C-FJFQ at her Vancouver base.
Photo: Neil Aird © 19 September 2004
C-FJFQ awaits another batch of tourists.
Photo: Scott Stamp © March 2002
C-FJFQ Long Bay on Gambier Island, Howe Sound, BC
Photo: Bill Hann © 28 March 2002
C-FJFQ at North end of Indian Arm, BC..
Photo: Bill Hann © 07 December 2001
C-FJFQ at a quiet lakeside parking spot.
Photo: Bill Hann © July 2001
Photo: Geoff McDonell © Summer 1999 - Aird Archives
Photo: Rich Hulina © 1999
C-FJFQ in earlier livery.
Photo: Geoff McDonell © June 1995 - Aird Archives
C-FJFQ of Pacific Coastal inside at Port Hardy, BC.
Photo: Elwood White © October 1987
C-FJFQ outside the terminal at Port Hardy with C-GASF.
Photo: Erik Johannesson © July 1986
Photo: Unknown photographer © late 1985 - Ruben Husberg Collection
C-FJFQ at Port Hardy - CYZT, British Columbia.
Photo: Ab Gobets © 02 August 1983 - via Coert Munk - Aird Archives
C-FJFQ in AirBC markings at Vancouver.
Photo: Gary Vincent © August 1982
Photo: John Kimberley © April 1982
C-FJFQ at YVR back on amphibs.
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © 10 January 1981
C-FJFQ at YVR with markings painted out after run in with shore.
Photo: Glen Etchells © 26 April 1981 - Aird Archives
CF-JFQ at Vancouver with Gulf Air titles.
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © November 1980 - Aird Archives
CF-JFQ at Campbell River in ALERT BAY AIR SERVICE titles.
Photo: Dave Bates © 02 May 1977 - Aird Archives





CF-JFQ Granduc Mines Ltd., Stewart, BC. Delivered 25-Jul-1956.

Accident: Un-named location. Lat 49.59N Long 123.09W. 01-Sep-1958. Actual facts of this accident are unknown but it is reported that the starboard wing suffered structural failure which was considered to be as the result of the operating limitations of the aircraft being exceeded on previous flights by pilots unknown. Substantial damage to the aircraft and no injury reported.

CF-JFQ BC Air Lines, Vancouver,  BC. Circa Sep-1960.

CF-JFQ AirWest, Richmond, BC. Regd prior to Certificate of Airworthiness renewal dated 23-Jul-1970. Canx prior to Certificate of Airworthiness renewal dated 23-Jul-1973

CF-JFQ Alert Bay Air Services, BC. Regd prior to Certificate of Airworthiness renewal dated 23-Jul-1973.

CF-JFQ Reported as Gulf Air Aviation Ltd., Campbell River, BC in 1979.

C-FJFQ Air BC Ltd., Richmond, BC. On CCAR at May-1981. Possibly leased.

Accident: Knight Inlet, BC. 13-Apr-1981. The pilot and one passenger were departing from a river near a logging camp. Rather than taxi down-river to the normal take-off area, the pilot elected to use a 400 yd straight stretch of river between the dock and the normal take-off area. As the aircraft was lightly loaded, and the wind was more aligned with the chosen area, he anticipated no problem. Shortly after lift-off, it was apparent that the aircraft would not clear the obstruction ahead, and the pilot attempted to turn right to follow the river. During the turn, the left float struck a building on the shore. The pilot managed to maintain flight near the stall until the aircraft struck the opposite shore. The aircraft then spun around before stopping. Aircraft suffered scraped wingtip, cowling and float. No personal injuries reported.

C-FJFQ Trans-Provincial Airlines, Prince Rupert, BC. Circa 1985 (P/E).Possibly leased.

C-FJFQ Jim Pattison Industries Ltd., Vancouver, BC. Regn date currently unknown. Canx 09-Oct-1986.

C-FJFQ Pacific Coastal Airlines. Circa Oct-1987. (Photo Evidence).

C-FJFQ Air BC Ltd., Richmond, BC. Regd 31-Dec-1987. Canx 06-Jan-1988 and 06-Sep-1989.

C-FJFQ Pacific Coastal Airlines Ltd., Richmond, BC. Regd 06-Sep-1989. Canx 18-May-1994.

C-FJFQ Coast Western Airlines Ltd., Garden Bay, Sechelt, BC. Regd 20-May-1994. Canx 10-Apr-1995.

Total time; 28,000hrs May-2005 (actual date unknown).

C-FJFQ Harbour Air Ltd., Richmond, BC. Regd 30-May-1995. Canx 14-May-2012.

Note: Owned from 1994 by John Racey and leased out to Harbour Air.

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C-FJFQ Van City Seaplanes Ltd., Pitt Meadows, BC. Regd 14-May-2012 & 02-May-2013. Canx 16-May-2015. (?)




Photo: Van City Seaplanes © 02 June 2012
Below is an article reproduced from Aircraft Magazine published in September 1962. Written by David West. Sent to me by researcher Ian Macdonald. Thanks Ian.