C-FRZL noted stored at Air Saguenay yard at Lac Sébastien, QC.
Photo:Warren Lieberman © 23 September 2021 - via Kenneth I. Swartz
C-FRZL working up north out of Stewart Lake, Kuujjuaq, NU.
Photo: Paddy Gardiner © August 2013
C-FRZL operating at Squaw Lake, Québec.
Photo: Robert Poirier © September 2008
C-FRZL still at St-Mathias, QC.
Photos: Neil Aird © 11 April 2006
Photos: Alain Rioux © 19 July 2003
C-FRZL in the steady rain at Alma, Québec.
Photos: Neil Aird © 22 August 1993
C-FRZL with Nor-Land Aviation, at North Bay, Ontario.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 1978 - Tom Singfield Collection
N5554V visits Hawthorne, Calfornia.
Photo: Eddie Coates © 1960-61


N5554Z • N5554V • CF-RZL


N5554Z (V) de Havilland Inc., New York, NY. Delivered 27-Jun-1959.

N5554V Monarch Aviation Inc., Grand Junction, CO. Regd 22-Jan-1965. Canx 11-Feb-1965

CF-RZL Imported into Canada 1965.

CF-RZL Kyro’s Airways Ltd., Port Arthur, ON. Circa 1967-until canx prior to Certificate of Airworthiness renewal dated 11-May-1971.

Accident:, Mozhabung Lake, At Espanola ON. 56ml N of Webbwood ON. Lat 46.55N Long 84.02W. 22-Sep-1969. Kyros. Take off was made with the aircraft slightly overloaded and with a non approved type wide transom aluminium boat strapped externally to the aircraft.  While in a left turn in the valley of Lake Moshabong (sic) while a strong gusty wind was blowing, the pilot lost control of the aircraft. It stalled on landing and it crashed into the lake a short distance from shore It overturned, sank and two passengers were killed. Another passenger and the pilot, Beverley D. Moncaster received serious injury. The aircraft was subsequently recovered.

CF-RZL & C-FRZL Orillia Air Service, Orillia. ON. Regd prior to Certificate of Airworthiness renewal dated 11-May-1971. Regn format changed prior to 30-Jun-1974. Canx prior to Certificate of Airworthiness renewal dated 11-May-1978.

Accident: Maurice Lake, QC. 13-Sep-1973. A passenger after being twice warned not to go forward on the float, was struck by the propeller and suffered serious injury while the engine was still windmilling after shutdown.

C-FRZL Nor-Land Aviation Ltd., North Bay, ON. Regd prior to Certificate of Airworthiness renewal dated 11-May-1978 until canx 10-Jun-1983.

C-FRZL Air North Bay Inc. North Bay, ON. Canx 03-Jun-1986.

C-FRZL Expeditaire (1989) Inc., Alma, QC. Regd 27-Jun-1989. Canx 12-Aug-1999.

C-FRZL Air Saguenay (1980) Inc., Jonquière, QC. Regd 12-Aug-1999. Canx 15-Mar-2000.

C-FRZL Poirvoire Riviere la Galette Inc., Chomedey, QC. Regd 15-Mar-2000.

C-FRZL Les Oies du Nord Aviation Inc., Val-Morin, QC. Regd 03-May-2006. Canx 01-Sep-2009. Regd 24-Sep-2009 and 07-Sep-2010. Canx 03-Jun-2011.

• C-FRZL Air Saguenay (1981) Inc., Jonquière, QC. Regd 18-Jul-2012. Canx 30-Sep-2015. Not current on 2021 register. Stored at their base.