N888KM at Homer Airport.
Photo: Fred Wallis © 27 July 2007
N888KM I caught up with her at Birchwood, Alaska.
Photos: Neil Aird © 12 September 2004
N888KM at Arlington, Washington.
Photo: Karl E. Hayes © October 2002
N888KM on display at the NWEAA airshow.
Photo: Carl Davison © 10 July 2003
N888KM at Sun-'n-fun, Florida.
Photo: Melvin Reed © 2001
N888KM running up at Vancouver, BC.
Photo: Bill Hann © 1999
ZK-BVR (1) as a jump ship at Parakai.
Photo: Peter Lewis © 1995
ZK-BVR rests at Helensville, New Zealand.
Photo: J. A. Morrow © 14 November 1994
VH-EPY "6" in bolder scheme.
Photos: via Todd Miller
VH-EPY Bomber 6.
Photo: Unknown photographer © Date unknown - Michael J. Ody Collection
VH-EPY parked with VH-IDR (324).
Photo: Unknown photographer © Date unknown - Aird archives
VH-EPY later operating as "Bomber 6"
Photo: Gordon Reid © Aird Archives  
VH-EPY as "Bomber 5".
Photo: Peter Keating © December 1990 - Michael J. Ody Collection
VH-EPY at Victoria Paddock, 150km from Melbourne, NSW.
Photo: Lenn Bayliss © 
VH-EPY in rough field operations, doing what a Beaver does best!
Photo: via Todd Miller
VH-EPY in earlier marks.
Photo: Unknown photographer © July 1976 - Aird Archives
VH-EPY in Savage Air Services livery.
Photo:Alan Flett © January 1974
Photo: John Wheatley © via Eddie Coates
VP-YIS in Air Malawi titles at Blantyre.
Photo: Unknown phgotographer © c.1964 (www).
VP-YIS at Salisbury International.
Photo: Dave Newnham © c.1959





VP-YIS Central African Air Corporation, Named “Oryx”. Delivered 19-Jun-1951. On register at 01-Jul-1957

VP-YIS Central African Airways, Company renamed.

VP-YIS Air Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi. Circa Jan-1964.

7Q-YIS Air Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi. Regd 1966.

VH-EPY Savage Air Services. Regd 14-Mar-1969. Canx 02-Jul-1980. Restored Mar-1982 Canx 05-Jun-1982.

VH-EPY Western Aerial Crop Spraying and Spreading P/L., Derrinallum, VIC.

Regd 23-May-1973. Canx 21-May-1975. Regd 29-Mar-1976. Canx 09-Jun-1976. Canx 22-Mar-1977. Regd 22-Feb-1978. Canx 10-Apr-1978. Regd 11-Feb-1977. Regd 22-Feb-1979. Canx 22-Jun-1979. Regd 18-Feb-1980. Canx 02-Jul-1980. Regd 04-Mar-1982. Regd 06-Sep-1984. Canx 18-Apr-1994.

Note: Also wore Swan Hill & Horsham Aerial Spraying Service sub titles (Two separate locations).

ZK-BVR Auckland Parachute Club, Parakai, New Zealand. Regd 18-Apr-1994.

ZK-BVR Air Ventures Ltd, Helensville, New Zealand. Regd 03-May-1994. Canx as exported 05-Jun-1997.

N888KM David Klostermann, Anchorage, Alaska. Regd 05-Jun-1997 Air Ventures Ltd., Regd 03-May-1994

N888KM Operator currently unknown. Regd 18-Feb-1998. Canx 04-Feb-1999.

C-GUMG Advanced Wing Technologies Corp., Vancouver, BC. Regd 09-Feb-1999. Canx 20-May-1999.

N888KM David Klostermann, Anchorage, AK. Regd 21-May-1999

Airworthiness Cert: 07-Jun-1999. Presumably having received new wings from AWT (See photo on website).

N888KM AWT (Advanced Wing Technology), NV. Regd 25-Jun-1999.

N888KM Stephen & Charlotte Johnson, Redmond/Arlington, WA. Regd 23-Jul-1999.

Incident: Location unknown. 03-Aug-2003. A bolt in the tail wheel assembly was found to be broken upon landing and caused minor damage to the assembly and local skin area. There was evidence that the bolt had been cracked previously. ASI became aware of a possible problem through pilot’s request for a ferry permit and determined this to be an incident through visual inspection.

N888KM James A. & Brenda J. Canitz, Eagle River, AK. Regd 27-Sep-2004.

Note: Has AWT (now being made by Avionnerie Valdor BX) wings fitted. These allow an increase in Max gross weight increase 6000lb. Useful load up by 38% to 3040lb. 140% increase in fuel load to 228 US gal and increased range up 140% to 1126nm.