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RP-C2016 in her new country.
Photos: Raymond Schwab © 2016 - Horizon Sun
C-GQKS before leaving for Philippines.
Photo: Philip Stevens © 21 September 2015 - Aird Archives
C-GQKS at Tyee spit, ferried back from Québec.
Photo: John Caswell © 31 July 2015
C-GQKS looking good after rebuild by TC Aviation.
Photo: Pat Gould © 15 June 2006
C-GQKS three days before going into the trees!
Photo: Pat Gould ©
C-GQKS amongst the dandy-lions.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © May 1979 - Michael J. Ody Collection
C-GQKS at Armstrong, Ontario.
Photo: Robert S. Grant © September 1977 - Aird Archives
56-4399 at Bonames AAF - near Frankfurt, Germany.
Photo: Manfred Feber © 1962 - Aird Archives
56-4399 when spanking new.
Photo: U S Army Manual © via Dennis Newell

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56-4399 • C-GQKS

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56-4399 US Army #1685. L-20 No. 686 Command A-12. Delivered 22-Jun-1957. Built as L-20A and re- designated U-6A in 1962

56-4399 For sale @ Coleman Barracks, Mannheim – Sandhofen, Germany Seen 28-Aug-1972.

No regn.Purchased by B & M Aviation Ltd., Lachute, QC. 01-Apr-1973.

Note: The record of B & M Aviation for the sale to Aviation Maintenance shows “Struts for this aircraft not available. Using struts from c/n 733.”

No regn Aviation Maintenance Ltd., Sault Ste Marie, ON. Regd 24-Mar-1977 in an “as is” basis.

C-GQKS Sportsman Outfitting Centre, Nakina, ON. Regd May-1977.

C-GQKS Robert & Mildred A Smith, Nakina, ON. Regd prior to Certificate of Airworthiness renewal dated 12-May-1978.

C-GQKS Air Kipawa, Kipawa., QC. Regd 17-Jul-1979. Canx 03-Jun-1994.

C-GQKS Points North Air Services Inc., La Ronge, SK. Regd 03-Jun-1994. Canx14-Jun-1994 & 05-Jul-1996.

C-GQKS Athabaska Airways Ltd., Prince Albert, SK. Regd 05-Jul-1996. Canx 12-Dec-1996

C-GQKS Points North Air Services Inc., La Ronge, SK. Regd 12-Dec-1996. Canx 03-Apr-2003. Regd 19-Aug-2003. Canx 06-Nov-2003.

C-GQKS Athabaska Airways Ltd., Prince Albert, SK. Regd 05-Jul-1996. Canx 12-Dec-1996

C-GQKS Points North Air Services Inc., La Ronge, SK. Regd 12-Dec-1996. Canx 03-Apr-2003. Regd 19-Aug-2003. Canx 06-Nov-2003.

C-GQKS T C Leasing La Ronge, SK. Regd 06-Nov-2003. Canx 03-May-2005.

Note: Complete airframe overhaul by T.C. Aviation 2005.

C-GQKS Osprey Wings Ltd., La Ronge, SK. Regd 06-May-2005. Based Otter Lake. Canx 06-Jul-2010. Regd 13-Mar-2013. Based Otter Lake, SK.

Paint scheme: Overall white in 2005.

Total Time: Approximately 14,225 hrs. in Dec 2010.

For sale: Dec-2010.

Mods include: EDO 4930 floats with baggage hatches. Kenmore- mods including battery to forward position and JASCO alternator, Water rudder steering, bubble windows and seaplane finlets. Sealand cabin extension with standard door and wing tip fuel tanks.

C-GQKS Mirage Aviation Inc., Poularies, QC. Based Pourvoirie Mirage Airport, QC. Regd 10-Aug-2015. Canx and removed from register 11-Aug-2015 on export to Philippines.

RP-C2016 Horizon Sun Charters, Busuanga, Palawan, Philippines • "Spirit of Busuanga"

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