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C-FMGD after fresh paint and maintenance at Val d'Or, Québec.
Photo: Simon Slater © 08 May 2013
C-FMGD over-wintering at Amos airport.
Photo: Martin Rousseau © 19 April 2008
C-FMGD between Amos and Villemontel, QC.
Photos: Martin Rousseau © July 2005
C-FZKU enjoying the late evening.
Photos: Neil Aird © 18 August 1993
C-FZKU on wheels, previous winter at Sept îles, Québec.
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © November 1992
Normand brings CF-ZKU back from Lac Naococane, QC.
Photo: via Normand Denis © August 1980
CF-ZKU (The canoe came in by helicopter!)
Photo: Normand Denis © July1980
CF-ZKU on (what is now) Caniapiscau Reservoir.
Photo: Normand Denis © July1980
N7942C soaking up the sun at Benina, Libya.
Photo: Terry Murphy © 15 April 1969
N7942C with WWH in Libya.
Photo: Bernard Watson © 1960-62

c/n 382

51-16567 • N7164C • CF-MHR • N7942C • CF-ZKU • C-FZKU



51-16567 USAF #1187. L-20 No: 188. Command AF-1. Delivered 09-Oct-1952. Built as L-20A.

51-16567 US Army Jun-1955.

N7164C Circa 1958. No other details.

CF-MHR Circa 1960. Canx 27-Jun-1970. No other details.

N7942C World Wide Helicopters Inc., Milford, CT. Canx to Canada 17-Dec-1970. Seen at Gatwick 24-Nov-1970.

CF-ZKU Laurentian Air Services. Ottawa, ON. Regd 17-Dec-1970 and canx 16-Apr-1972.

CF-ZKU Brochu Industries / Les Industries Brochu Ltée, Montréal, QC. Regd 16-Apr-1972. On CCAR for May-1981.

Note: CCAR Stated as registered as C-FZKU in 1974 but photos show it still as CF-ZKU in Jul-1980.

Accident: Poste de la Baleine, QC. 22-Sep-1982, One passenger seriously injured; no damage to aircraft.

CF-ZKU Cargair Ltée. St Hubert, QC. Canx 08-Jul-1988.

C-FZKU Aviation Quebec Labrador Ltée. Sept Îles, QC. Regd 07-May-1992. Canx 02-Feb-1994.

Noted at Lac des Rapides / Sept Îles, QC. 18-Aug-1993 owned by Jules Blouin.

C-FZKU Aero Nord Est, Sept Îles, QC. Regd 02-Feb-1994. Canx 11-Jan-1996.

C-FZKU Aero Golfee Ltée. Havre St. Pierre, QC. Regd 11-Jan-1996. Canx 07-Jul-1998.

C-FZKU Air Bellevue Inc., St Felicien, QC. Regd 07-Jul-1998. Canx 25-Nov-1999.

C-FZKU Aero Nord Est Inc., Sept Îles, QC. Regd 25-Nov-1999. Canx 12-Jun-2000.

C-FZKU Aero Golfee Ltée. Havre-St-Pierre, QC. Regd 16-Jun-2000. Canx 01-Nov-2000.

C-FZKU Aero Nord Est Inc., Sept Îles, QC. Regd 08-Nov-2000.

C-FZKU North Atlantic Aviation Inc., Shawinigan, QC. Canx 04-Mar-2003.

C-FZKU Trionex Inc., Amos, QC. Re-regd 04-Mar-2003 & Canx 03-Apr-2003.

C-FMGD Trionex Inc., Amos, QC. Regd 03-Apr-2003.

• Painted yellow May-2013.


USAF History

51-16567 was made available on 29-Sep-1952 and accepted on 03-Oct-1952 by the 6600th Air Depot AMO (Air Material Overseas Unit), at Downsview, ON., after which it was delivered to the Tactical Air Command at Sewart AFB, TN and the 5th Liaison Squadron on 09-Oct-1952 where it remained until 05-Feb-1953 after which it moved to the 316th Medium Troop Carrier (TCM) Group at Burlington AFB., VT., until 12-Mar 1953. It then returned to Sewart AFB., and the 5th Liaison, but for just a matter of days until 20-Mar when it returned to Burlington and to the 316th Medium Troop Carrier Group.

Emblem of 316th Troop Carrier Wing/Group

Minneapolis - St Paul Air Force Base, MN., was the next location and an assignment to the Air Defence Command, where it was attached to the 514th Air Defence Group between 07-Apr-1954 and 28-May-1954. From here it moved to Grandview AFB., MO., to join the 4676th Air Defence Group between 28-May-1954 and 15-May-1955. After this it passed to Olmstead AFB and the Middletown Air Repair Depot until 10-Jun-1955 after which it passed to the US Army. Its Army history is currently unknown.