N100KL at Lake Parker, Florida.
Photos: Richard Esseltine © 07 April 2006 - via Peter Conquerwood.
N100KL showing the flags, in the east and the west.
N100KL visits Montréal (St Hubert CYHU) 28 September 2001 Photos: Pierre Gillard © 2001
N100KL on the west coast at Victoria, British Columbia. Photos: Neil Aird © 1997
C-GPES at Vancouver in North Coast titles this time.
Photo: Gary Vincent © July 1983 - Aird Archives
C-GPES at Vancouver in Waglisla Air titles.
Photo: Glen Etchells © November 1982
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © August 1982
Photo: Unknown photographer © Summer 1982 - Ruben Husberg Collection
N100KT at Vancouver, British Columbia.
Photo: Gary Vincent © March 1981 - Kenneth I. Swartz Collection


53-7942 • N100KT • C-GPES



53-7942 US Army #1483. L-20 No: 484 Command A-4. Delivered 26-Jan-1955. Built as L-20A and re-designated U-6A in 1962.

N100KT Kansas Technical, Institute, Salinas, KS. Nov-1971.

C-GPES Burrard Air Ltd., Port Moody, BC. Regd 27-May-1981.

C-GPES Waglisla Air, Richmond, BC. Circa 1982.

C-GPES Burrard Air Ltd., Port Moody, BC. Canx 21-Jul-1982.

C-GPES Air B C, Richmond, BC. Canx 13-Dec-1982.

C-GPES Pacific Aircraft Services, Richmond, BC. Canx 16-Feb-1983.

C-GPES Jim Pattison Industries, Richmond, BC. Canx 21-Jul-1983.

C-GPES North Coast Air Services, Prince Rupert, BC. Canx 31-Jan-1984.

C-GPES Pacific Aircraft Salvage, Richmond, BC. Canx 13-Jun-1984.

C-GPES Central Air Transport Ltd., Sioux Lookout, ON. Canx on export to USA 03-Dec-1985.

N100KL St. Cloud Aviation of Alaska Inc., St. Cloud, MN. Operated by Iliamna Lake Resort, AK. Regd 25-Nov-1985. On USCAR at 02-Mar-1990 & 29-Feb-1992.

Accident: Port Alsworth, AK. 07-Sep-1986. The pilot was unable to avoid a large floating log in his water lane path during takeoff. He struck the log, lost control of the airplane and crashed. ANC86LA147.

Note: Airframe hours at Sep-1986. 6,700 hours.

N100KL Robert D. Wiplinger N100KL LLC / Wipaire Inc., Inver Grove Heights, MN. On USCAR at 01-Oct-1994. Regd 31-Mar-1998.

tt 6,821 hours. (Date unknown)

Note: Converted to turbine by Wipaire at Inver Grove Heights, MN.

Note: Reported that old fuselage of c/n 758 used in building of 2000SC.

Note: FAA records also show military index no #1483.

Note: Attended the 50th Anniversary Celebration at Victoria, BC, 17 to 19-Oct-1997.

Airworthiness Date: 22-Feb-2000. Classification - Experimental, Category – To show compliance with FAR.