C-FOBZ visits Vancouver Airport - CYVR.
Photo: Vernon Harvey © 26 January 2024 - Aird Archives
C-FOBZ rebuild underway at AP in Courtenay, BC.
Photos: Dirk Septer © 18 January 2021
C-FOBZ at Tyee Spit, Campbell River, BC
Photo: Dirk Septer © 14 February 2011
C-FOBZ of Timber West at Campbell River, BC.
Photo: Damiano Gualdoni © 06 June 1996 - Lenn Bayliss Collection.
A nice metallic look.
Photo: Damiano Gualdoni © 06 June 1996
Photo: Elwood White © September 1996
C-FOBZ at the same dock.
Photo: Brian Stockall © October 1994
C-FOBZ on the ramp, as another DHC-2 joins downwind leg.
Photo: George Trussell © 12 July 1990
C-FOBZ at YVR with very smart matching launch vehicle!
Photo: John Kimberley © June 1989 - Aird Archives
C-FOBZ at Abbotsford, British Columbia.
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © 04 August 1986
C-FOBZ parked at Abbotsford, British Columbia.
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © 04 August 1986
C-FOBZ at Vancouver - CYVR.
Photo: Unknown photographer © July 1981 - Aird Archives
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © 15 June 1974
C-FOBZ at YVR after new paint..
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © 12 March 1977
C-FOBZ at Campbell River spit.
Photo: John Kimberley © September 1976 - Kenneth I. Swartz Collection
CF-OBZ upset.
Photo: Elwood White Collection
CF-OBZ with interesting ramp companions.
Photo: John Racey © April 1969
Photo: John Racey © August 1967
CF-OBZ after run in with a deadhead - being returned by barge.
Photo: John Racey © September 1967
CF-OBZ at Garibaldi Lake, British Columbia.
Photo: John Racey © November 1964





Certificate of Airworthiness # 2934 & Certificate of Registration # 7638 issued.

• CF-OBZ Province of Ontario Government, Department of Lands and Forests, Sault Ste. Marie, ON. Delivered 10-Sep-1948. Operated between 1948-1964.

• CF-OBZ Laurentide Financial Corporation Ltd., Vancouver, BC. Regd as early as 31-Mar-1965 and canx prior to c of a renewal date of 10-Feb-1971 until at least 31-Mar-1970.

• CF-OBZ Cattermole Trethewey Contractors, Vancouver, BC. Regd as early as 30-Jun-1970. Until at least 30-Sep-1972.

Note: Cattermole Trethewey became Caterpillar.

• CF-OBZ & C-FOBZ B.C. Forest Products, International Airport, Vancouver, BC. Regd as early as 31-Dec-1972. Regn format changed prior to Dec-1976. Still with them 30-Sep-1983.

Accident: Quatam River, BC. 50°23’N 124°56’W. 15-Aug-1971. Following a heavy landing on a gravel strip the aircraft bounced and rolled down towards the camp area. On first application of the brake half way down the strip the pilot found the starboard brake had failed and the aircraft kept rolling straight initially and then veered to the left, off the runway into a large log over which it overturned. Substantial damage suffered by the aircraft. Pilot and five passengers uninjured.

• C-FOBZ Fletcher Challenge Canada Ltd., Richmond, BC. Regd 27-Sep-1986. Canx 31-Jan-1994.

• C-FOBZ Timberwest Forest Ltd., Vancouver, BC. Based Campbell River. Regd 31-Jan-1994 & 19-Jun-1997. Canx 14-May-1999.

• C-FOBZ Rush Air Ltd., Campbell River, BC. Regd 14-May-1999. Canx 29-Jan-2001.

• C-FOBZ Siskin Holdings Ltd., Campbell River, BC. Regd 12-Feb-2001. Cancellation date unknown.

Accident: Campbell River. British Columbia. Circa 2002. Aircraft reported as flipped over.

Note: Stored with Jim Hayton, Sedro Woolley, WA.

Note: Returned to Canada on 24-Dec-2015 for rebuild.

• C-FOBZ Van City Seaplanes Ltd., Coquitlam, BC. Based Pitt Meadows, BC. Regd 24-Nov-2016. Canx 29-Aug-2018

Note As of Oct-2019 at AP Aviation Services Ltd., Courtenay, BC.,  and is nearing completion after extensive overhaul and modifications. Project completed.

• C-FOBZ Blue Sky Aviation Enterprises Ltd., (1859153 Alberta Ltd) North Vancouver, BC. Regd 04-Jul-2023.



Photo: Peter Grimm © 24 December 2015