N1018F back home at Kenmore.
Photo: Ron Kosys © 23 March 2019 - Aird Archives
Photo: Ron Kosys © 16 March 2019 - Aird Archives
N1018F often visits the Tyee Spit, Campbell River.
Photo: Ken Hurford © 18 June 2018 - Aird Archives
N1018F warming up on Lake Union.
Photo: Todd Boettcher © 02 September 2017 - Aird Archives
Photo: Todd Boettcher © 31 August 2017 - Aird Archives
N1018F at the Tyee Spit, Campbell River, BC.
Photo: Rod Hall © 27 July 2015 - Aird Archives
N1018F gets some help from Doug as it leaves Rosario's dock.
Photos: Neil Aird © 12 July 2015
N1018F leaving the Kenmore Lake Union Terminal.
Photo: Wolodymir Nelowkin © 18 July 2003 - Aird Archives
Photo: Carl Davison © 30 June 2003 - Aird Archives
N1018F at the foggy Victoria Airport for the big party.
Photo: Neil Aird © 18 October 2002
N62SJ eleven days after accident and recovery by Kenmore.
This is the Kenmore salvage rig. Wing tips still on board.
Photos: Neil Aird © 13 September 1995
N1018G at Kenmore in classic red and white.
Photo: Elwood White © August 1994 - Aird Archives
N1018G in her first civil livery.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 21 June 1982 - Ruben Husberg Collection
53-7902 awaiting conversion at the Kenmore facility.
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © 15 October 1978 - Aird Archives
53-7902 tied down at Coleman Barracks.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 29 May 1971 - Andy Anderson Collection - NA3T (MIL26077)
53-7902 of 56th Artillery Group - Aviation Section

at Schwäbisch Gmünd AAF.

Photo: Robin A. Walker © 22 June 1970 - Aird Archives


53-7902 • N1018G • N62SJ

N1018F (2)


53-7902 US Army. # 1443. Delivered 19-Oct-1954. L-20 No. 444. Command A-4. Built as L-20A and re-designated U-6A in 1962.

Note: Acquisition cost $72,047.08

53-7902 For sale Coleman Barracks, Mannheim – Sandhofen, Germany Seen 28-Aug-1972.

Total time: 4,369 hours.

No regn. Purchased by B-M Aviation Ltd., (Laurentian Air Services), Lachute, QC. 01-Apr-1973. Sold 19 Jul 1978.

N1018G Kenmore Air Harbor Inc., Kenmore, WA. Regd 19-Dec-1978 & Apr-1979.

N1018G Alaska Coastal Construction in 1981.

Airworthiness Cert: 20-Mar-1981.

N1018G Temsco Helicopters Inc., Ketchikan, AK. Regd 12-Apr-1985. Canx 24-Feb-1991.

N1018G Terry R. Wills, Ward Cove, AK. Circa 1993.

N1018G Group III Aircraft Inc., Bellevue, WA. Circa 1995.

N62SJ Regd Aug-1995. Other details currently unknown.

Accident: Blakey Island, WA. 02-Sep-1995. The pilot reported that during the water takeoff the winds changed from a headwind to a quartering tailwind. One float dug into the water, and the aircraft turned toward the shore. The pilot was unable to stop the aircraft before it impacted the shoreline. NTSB report SEA95LA202

Note: Sep-1995 at Kenmore Air Harbor, Kenmore, WA, in wrecked condition. Reported that it would not be rebuilt. (NCA remarks Ha! Ha!)

N1018F (2) Kenmore Air Harbour Inc., Kenmore, WA. Regd 01-Apr-1996.