N1178R of Petersburg Flying Service at a town dock.
Photos: Scott Newman © April - May 2021
N1178R over le Conte glacier, near Petersburg.
Photo: Chip Porter © 19 July 2018
N1178R now with PACIFIC WINGS at Petersburg.
Photo: Brienna Friday © Autumn 2013
N1178R at Renton - KRTN, Washington.
Photo: Alastair T. Gardiner © 04 August 2013
C-FEYN visits Sealand at Campbell River airport.
Photo: Dirk Septer © 29 January 2010
C-FEYN at Courtenay, BC.
Photo: Dirk Septer © May 2009
C-FEYN on finals for Courtenay, BC.
Photo: Ian Beatty © 16 May 2009
C-FEYN on finals for Port McNeill, BC.
Photo: Ian Beatty © 16 May 2009
C-FEYN makes her first landing on "new" amphib gear.
Photos: Ian Beatty © January 2009
C-FEYN at Port McNeill
Photo: Pete Killin © December 2007
C-FEYN changing owner again.
Photos: Neil Aird © 23 May 2005
C-FEYN at Campbell River this time.
Photo: Stan Smith © 2001
C-FEYN at Prince Rupert's Seal Cove base.
Photo: Unknown photographer © c.September 1991 - Aird Archives
Photo: Juergen Scherbarth © June 1991 - Kenneth I. Swartz Ciollection
Photo: Juergen Scherbarth © June 1991 - Aird Archives
C-FEYN of NORTHCOAST at Prince Rupert.
Photo: Mark Merry © c.1990 - Aird Archives
C-FEYN at Vancouver - CYVR.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © July 1983 - Michael J. Ody Collection
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © March 1983 - Aird Archives
C-FEYN on the most well known seaplane ramp.
Photo: John Kimberley © May 1982
C-FEYN in TRADEWINDS Aviation titles, at CYVR.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 22 May 1980 - Aird Archives
C-FEYN in one of her many attractive schemes.
Photo: Keith Simpson © April 1980 - Aird Archives
Photo: Bruce W. Gowans © c. 1979 - Aird Archives
N28365 running up at Vancouver.
Photo: John Kimberley © April 1978
N28365 at Vancouver.
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © 03 April 1978
CF-EYN with Laurentian.
Photo: Unknown photographer © Pre 1967 - Aird Archives


CF-EYN • N28365 • C-FEYN

N1178R *


Note: Certificate of Airworthiness #4056 issued 28-May-1953.

Rolled Out 21-May-1953. Certificate of Registration #12091 issued 28-May-1953. Delivered 26-Jun-1953.

Accident: Site 237, Mid Canada Line, half way between Great Whale and Knob Lakes, QC, 14-Feb-1957. The aircraft swung off the packed ice strip into soft snow and drifts. Corrective action was not sufficient to prevent the left wing tip from striking a tree, pulling the aircraft into the shore line. The aircraft suffered substantial damage to port wing, flap, aileron right ski stub axle, fairings. Minor damage to fuselage and port wing strut. No injuries were recorded.

CF EYN Lauzon Aviation Co Ltd., Algoma Mills, ON. Circa 1967 until canx 01-Jan-1973 on export to USA.

N28365 Kodiak Western Alaska Airlines Inc., AK. Circa 1975.

Accident: Togiak, AK 18-Jul-1975. Pilot tried to return to airfield after engine malfunction on takeoff. Substantial damage to aircraft. Pilot and eight passengers uninjured. ANC76AA009.

N28365 Beaver Leasing Inc., Seattle, WA. Regd 11-Jan-1978. Canx 14-Dec-1978.

C-FEYN Imported to Canada 1978.

C-FEYN Tradewinds Aviation Ltd., Richmond, BC. Regd 09-Nov-1978. Canx 10-Feb-1984.

C-FEYN J. N. Alexander, Prince Rupert, BC. Regd 06-Jun-1984.

C-FEYN North Coast Air Services, Prince Rupert, BC. Regd 15-Oct-1990. Canx 16-Nov-1994.

C-FEYN Tsayta Aviation Ltd., Fort St. James, BC. Regd 16-Nov-1994. Canx 15-Feb-1996. Based Prince Rupert, BC.

C-FEYN Rush Air Ltd., Campbell River, BC. Regd 15-Feb-1996. Canx 11-Jun-2002

C-FEYN Waddington Holdings, Campbell River, BC. Regd 11-Jun-2002. Canx 05-Feb-2003

C-FEYN Pacific Eagle Aviation Ltd., Port McNeill, BC. Regd 05-Feb-2003. Canx 28-Feb-2011.

C-FEYN Sealand Aviation Ltd, Campbell River, BC. Regd 03-Mar-2011. Canx & deleted from register 24-Mar-2011 on export to USA.

Note: It is understood the aircraft suffered an unrecorded accident when it flipped over on an amphibious landing with the wheels extended. Wreckage to Sealand.

C-FEYN Sealand Aviation Ltd., Campbell River, BC. Regd 03-Mar-2011. Canx & deleted from register 24-Mar-2011 on export to USA.

Note: Sealand sold the wreckage of c/n 508 to T. M. Aviation Enterprises, (Tim Thompson). McKinney, TX., after an un-reported amphib/wheels-up accident who repaired the aircraft.. Parts of c/n 315, also owned by T. M. Aviation Enterprises, were added to c/n 508 which was successfully registered. (See note with * see 315)

Airworthiness Cert 24-Feb-2011.

N1178R T. M. Aviation Enterprises, (Tim Thompson), McKinney, TX. Regd 05-Jan-2012. Registration not carried as at May-2012 and aircraft remained at Campbell River.

N1178R Seen wearing Pacific Wings markings Autumn 2013.

N1178R Sunrise Aviation Inc., Wrangell, AK. Regd 24-Dec-2013.

N1178R Pacific Wings, Petersburg AK. Pending 14-Dec-2016. Regd 24-Jan-2017.

N1178R Petersburg Flying Service LLC., Petersburg, AK. Regd 18-Aug-2020.