N 590 RS tranquility base.
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © 30 July 2022
N 590 RS looking for tail feathers.
Photo: David Perston © 01 December 2021
N 590 RS amongst the River Road dandylions.
Photo: Ian M. Macdonald © 31 May 2014
N 590 RS on her tranquil lake.
Photos: © Randy Schmerheim
N 590 RS note unusual registration presentation.
Photo: © Rich Hulina  
C-FGQJ at Saskatoon - CYXE, Saskatchewan.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 10 May 1980 - Aird Archives
C-FGQJ working at Uranium City.
Photo: Darrel "Luke" Giesbrecht © early 1970's
CF-GQJ in Northern Saskatchewan.
Photo: Marvin Stene © c.1957-58 - via Doug Stene





• CF-GQJ Saskatchewan Government Airways, Prince Albert, SK. Delivered 30-Jun-1950

Accident Lac La Ronge, MB. 19-May-1956. While taking off the aircraft struck Cessna 180 CF-HZE. It suffered minor damage t the propeller, and port float strut and the belly of the fuselage was slightly damaged. The Cessna had its port wing sheared off and rear part of the fuselage and complete tail section was cut off. There were no injuries to persons on board.

Note: Last aircraft built without a porthole window

• CF-GQJ & C-FGQJ Norcanair / North Canada Air Ltd., Prince Albert, BC. Regd prior to C of A issued 16-Dec-1970. Regn format changed prior to Jun-1976. Canx 27-May-1982

Accident: South end of Scott Lake, SK near Tait Lake. 59°33’N 106°04’W. 26-Apr-1974. The aircraft slid over a patch of glare ice during the landing roll. It left the glare ice while skidding sideways and the right ski struck an ice ridge. The right undercarriage leg collapsed. Aircraft suffered substantial damage. Pilot and two passengers uninjured.

• C-FGQJ Northern Manitoba Outfitters & Air Service Ltd., Berens River, MB. Regd 04-Aug-1983. Canx 05-Sep-1996

Airworthiness Date: 11-May-1998

• C-FGQJ Allen Airways Ltd., Sioux Lookout, ON. Regd 05-Sep-1996. Canx 03-Sep-1997.

• C-FGQJ Northern Manitoba Outfitters Ltd., Berens River, MB. Regd 24-Sep-1997. Canx 20-Jan-1998 on export to US.

• N590RS Randy's Olde Towne Service Inc., Traverse City, MI. Regd 13-Feb-1998.