C-GUGQ all painted now, at same location.
Photos: Jean-Philippe Richard © 08 July 2015
C-GUGQ arrives at Piché Dubuisson Water Aerodrome CTA5, Val d'Or, QC.
Photo: Jean-Philippe Richard © 018 July 2014
C-GUGQ testing continues at Vancouver. Paint is next!
Photo: via Simon Slater © 02 July 2014
A peek inside.
Photo: via Simon Slater © avionnerievaldor.com
C-GUGQ First Flight action.
Photos: Valdor Aircraft - Avionnerie Valdor © 28 August 2012 - via Simon Slater
C-GUGQ takes a very exciting new form at Vancouver.
Photo: Bill Campbell © 01 March 2012
C-GUOQ at Vancouver some nine years later, after "doctoring" ;-(
Photo: Bill Hann © May 2002
C-GUGQ at Lac Plétipi, Québec.
Photos: Valérie Levasseur © July 2004
C-GUGQ moored on Lac St Jean, at Roberval, Québec.
Photos: Neil Aird © August 1993
C-GUGQ moored at Roberval, Québec.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © May 1979 - Michael J. Ody Collection
51-16845 with 15th Combat Aviation Group

at Schwabish Hall, Germany.

Photo: Robin A. Walker © 24 June 1970





51-16845 US Army #1204. L-20 No: 205. Command A-2. Delivered 11-Nov-1952. Built as L-20A and Re-designated U-6A in 1962.

51-16845 Served with 15th Combat Aviation Group, Schwabish Hall, Germany.

51-16845 For sale @ Coleman Barracks, Mannheim – Sandhofen, Germany Feb-1974. Seen 28-Aug-1972.

Total time: 6,255 hours.

No regn Purchased by B - M Aviation Ltd., Lachute, QC. 01-Apr-1973.

C-GUGQ B - M Aviation, Lachute, QC. Regd Jun-1976.

C-GUGQ Air Roberval Ltée. Roberval, QC. Regd 06-Jun-1979. Canx 12-Mar-1999.

Total time at Aug-1993 14,267 hours.

Incident: Roberval Airport, QC. 08-Feb-1999. The aircraft had landed on runway 34, had run off the edge and one of the wheels became bogged down while taxiing after touchdown. The runway was subsequently out of use for almost an hour until the aircraft was recovered. CADORS report 1999Q0099

C-GUGQ Air Bellevue, St. Félicien, QC. Regd 12-Mar-1999. Canx 01-Jun-2001.

C-GUGQ Propair Inc., Rouyn Noranda, QC. Regd 04-Jun-2001. Canx 10-May-2004, 07-Jun-2006, 31-Aug-2006, & 22-Jan-2007 & 20-Aug-2010.

Note: Last seen 2002 with “ugly” tail plane fillet.

Accident: 25 nm N of La Grande-4, QC, 21-Jan-2007. The ski-equipped Beaver took off around 11:30 EST from Mirage Outfitter, located 60 mi. east of La Grande-4 Airport, Québec, with a pilot and four passengers on board, to locate caribou herds. About 40 minutes after departure, the engine stopped as a result of fuel starvation. The pilot was not able to regain power and made a forced landing on rugged ground. The aircraft was heavily damaged and two passengers were seriously injured. The pilot used a satellite telephone to request assistance. First-aid assistance arrived by helicopter about 1hr 30 mins after the occurrence. The aircraft fuel system had been modified after the installation of wings made by Advanced Wing Technologies Corporation. Report Number A07Q0014.

C-GUGQ 9000-3153 Québec Inc., Le Gardeur, QC. Regd 29-Oct-2010.

Note: First flight 28-Aug-2012 in Vazar-Valdor Aircraft turbine conversion configuration. Powerplant - Pratt and Whitney Canada PT6A-34.

Note: Has Avionnerie Valdor BX wings fitted. These allow an increase in Max gross weight increase 6,000lb. Useful load up by 38% to 3040lb. 140% increase in fuel load to 228 US gal and increased range up 140% to 1,126 nm.