N123JL at her Sausalito base - 22CA, California.
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © 25 January 2024 - Aird Archives
Photo: Gerry Barron © 30 April 2018 - Aird Archives
Photo: Geoff Dryden © 11 April 2017
N123JL shortly after arrival at Mill Creek, California.
Photo: Gerry Barron © 23 October 2015 - Aird Archives
C-FLAN departs Otter Lake, Missinipe en route to Sausalito.
Photo: Rich Hulina © 09 October 2015
C-FLAN looking good as new, at Laval, Québec.
Photo: Thierry Daudin © 23 October 2012
C-FLAN at Lac-à-la-Tortue, Québec.
Photos: Neil Aird © 11 April 2006
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © 02 May 2004
Photo: Marc Bourdon © 13 March 2004
C-FLAN in earlier livery.
Photo: Pierre Langlois © 31 August 2000
C-FLAN still at Lac-à-la-Tortue, Québec.
Photo: Bruce W. Gowans © 1999 - Aird Archives
C-FLAN at Grande-Mère / Lac-à-la-Tortue, Québec.
Photo: Bruce W. Gowans © 1992 - Aird Archives
56-4416 in U S Army manual TM 10-500-70
Photos: U S Army © A-70-5-7 via Dennis Newell


56-4416 • N1448Z • C-FLAN



56-4416 US Army # 1720. L-20 No. 721. Command A-12. Delivered 12-Sep-1957. Built as L-20A and re-designated U-6A in 1962.

56-4416 Stored at MASDC, Davis Monthan AFB., AZ.  21-Feb-1972 to 31-Mar-1976. PCN (Product ControlNumber) HS119. Declared excess on 04-Oct-1974

Note. Purchased by Hillcrest at the Davis Monthan auction sale on 29-Jan-1976 for $23,000US. Total time 4,172.8 hours. Engine 5,975.3 hours. Sold as providing “no reasonable potential for normal certification”. Comments at sale included: -three seats

No regn Hillcrest Aircraft, Lewiston, ID. Regd 06-Feb-1976.

N1448Z K.C.H. Inc., Olanthe, KS. Regd Mar-1976. Canx 21-Nov-1988.

C-FLAN Bel Air Laurentian Aviation Inc., Lac à la Tortue, QC. Regd 14-Dec-1988. Canx 14-Sep-1990.

C-FLAN 154222 Canada Inc., Laval, QC. Regd 14-Sep-1990. Canx 28-Jul-1998.

C-FLAN Les Enterprise Palimer Inc., Lac de Deux Montagnes, QC. Regd 28-Jul-1998. Canx 04-Dec-1998.

C-FLAN Robert Fers & Meteaux Inc., Shawnigan, QC. Based Lac à la Tortue, QC. Regd 04-Dec-1998 and 06-Sep-2002. Canx & re-regd 05-Feb-2009. Canx 31-Mar-2009.

C-FLAN Laval Aviation Ltée., Laval, QC. Regd 31-Mar-2009., QC. Canx 15-Sep-2014.

C-FLAN 8712081 Canada Inc., Montréal, QC. Based Hydroport, Montréal, QC. Regd 15-Sep-2014.

C-FLAN Air Tunilik Inc., Laval, QC • Regd 17-Oct-2014

Note: Delivered to Sausalito, CA., from Laval, QC., 08-Oct-2015 to 12-Oct-2015.

N123JL Bramley Aviation LLC., San Rafael, CA • Regd 03-Nov-2015.

N123JL Registration pending 20-Mar-2017 to Next Generation Venture Capital LLC., Mill Valley, CA.

N123JL Seaplane Adventures LLC., Mill Valley CA. Regd 25-Jul-2018.