C-GBUL performing at Gatineau - CYND, Québec.
Photo: Rod Digney © 15 Septeember 2018
C-GBUL at Rockcliffe.
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © 15 June 2010
C-GBUL at Lac Labelle - who needs skiis?
Photos: Jean-Pierre Bonin © 07 March 2010
C-GBUL on Constance Lake, near Ottawa.
Photos: André Durocher  © 07 March 2010
C-GBUL on one of her several visits to Oshkosh.
Photo: Tom Singfield © 27 July 2007
C-GBUL - André gets her ready for a trip.
How to handle a big Bull !
Photos: André Durocher © 26 June 2004
C-GBUL with owner on the banks of the Ottawa River.
That big 600 HP PZL and huge four blade prop !
Photos: André Durocher © 2003
Photos: via André Durocher
C-GBUL in Autumn
Photo: Pierre Gillard © 2000
C-GBUL moored on Ottawa River.
Photo: Neil Aird © September 1997
N588FR at Merrill Field, Anchorage.
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © 1987
C-GFDJ at Fort Nelson en route to Alaska.
Photo: Brian Stockall © 10 August 1985
C-GFDJ in the long grass.
Photo: Robert S. Grant © July 1983 - Aird Archives
53-2797 on the ramp at Houston, Texas.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 25 October 1963 - Robiin A. Walker Collection


53-2797 • C-GFDJ • N588FR



53-2797 US Army # 1340. L-20 No: 341 Command A-4. Delivered 11-Dec-1953. Built as L-20A and re-designated U-6A in 1962.

53-2797 Stored at MASDC,, Davis Monthan AFB., AZ. 21-Dec-1971 with inventory code UD 022. Transferred to USAF inventory 11-Jan-1972 with code HS067. Declared excess on 04-Oct-1974. Departed 26-Feb-1976

Note: Purchased by Silver Pine at the Davis Monthan auction sale on 29-Jan-1976 for US$25,000. Total time 8,950.3 hrs. Engine 7,349.3 hrs. Sold “as providing no reasonable potential for normal certification”. Comment at sale included: two rear data plates and in average condition.

C-GFDJ Silver Pine Air Services Ltd., Pine Falls, MB. Regd 26-Feb-1976. Canx Apr-1984.

Note: Conversion with 600-hp PZL Rotary engine in 1985 with four-bladed prop at Airtech. Peterborough, ON. Ventral fin fitted as part of PZL fitting.

C-GFDJ 378192 Ontario Ltd., Peterborough, ON. Canx 21-Feb-1986 on Export to USA.

N588FR Flew in Alaska. Operator/owner currently unknown. Regd Apr-1986. Canx 27-Apr-1988.

C-GBUL Air Saguenay (1980) Inc., Lac St. Sébastien, QC. Regd 07-Jun-1988.

C-GBUL Club Cesar Inc., Lac Cesar, QC. Regd 02-Jun-1993. Canx 15-Jun-1994.

C-GBUL 157904, Canada Inc., (Demolition Outouais (1992) ENR) Gatineau, Quebec. Regd 15-Jun-1994. Regd 13-Jul-2000.

Mods include: Wipaire 6100 straight floats with hatches, Wipaire skylight windows, extended cabin and large baggage door, wingtip tanks, Wipaire , Kenmore domed window to passenger doors, Kenmore rectangular fuselage windows, gross weight increase to 5,370 lbs., dual control yoke, Kenmore finlets, ventral fin (as part of PZL installation) and tip tanks. New Teflon aircraft wire

Note. For sale in Feb 2008.

Total Time: 13,368 hours. in 2007.

C-GBUL Andre Durocher, Gatineau, QC. Regd 03-Oct-2003.

Total time: 13,377 hours, May-2013.