N791PW down to earth - at Lake Hood.
Photo:Ben Cogger © 12 August 2019
N791PW starstruck.
Photo: Deon Mitton © 2017 - via Steve Burak
N791PW at Bent Prop Lodge, Shulin Lake, AK.
Photo: Kyle Forsgren © June 2017 - via Steve Burak
N791PW in transit at Ketchikan - PAKT, Alaska.
Photo: Danny Hoggard © 29 May 2017
N791PW on dry land at Anchorage.
Photos: Ben Cogger © 12 July 2016
Photo: Rich Hulina © 20 July 2015
Photos: Ben Cogger © 21 August 2014
N791PW a view from inside, cruising the Ruth Glacier.
Photo: Steve Burak © 18 August 2014
N791PW visits Ketchikan, Alaska.
Photos: Danny Hoggard © 09 June 2014
N791PW at Anchorage's Lake Hood.
Photos: Fred Wallis © 15 July 2013
N791PW at Campbell River - CYBL, British Columbia.
Photo: Pete Killin © 07 May 2013
N791PW at Emmett - S78, Idaho.
Photo: Steve Burak © 13 April 2013
N791PW back from the paint shop.
Photo: Steve Burak © 11 September 2011
N791PW off to the paint shop.
Photos: Steve Burak © 12 June 2011
The broken C-GMIC is on rebuild at Emmett, Idaho.
Photos: via Steve Burak
C-GMIC on Fraser River at YVR Seaplane Base.
Photos: John W. Olafson © 23 September 2006
C-GMIC in a rainshower at Yellowknife.
Photo: Dirk Septer © 28 August 2006
C-GMIC awaiting a new owner at Viking Air.
Photos: Neil Aird © 19 September 2004
C-GMIC at Turn Island on the Johnstone Strait,
 north of Campbell River.
Photo: John Caswell © July 1988
Photo: John Caswell © July 1988
C-GMIC while timber cruising, at Shearwater, BC.
Photo: John Caswell © May 1988
C-GMIC at log camp, Lady Douglas Island, B.C.
Photo: John Caswell © July 1988
C-GMIC at Vancouver, British Columbia.
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © 10 March 1979
C-GMIK mispainted - it happens !
Photo: John Kimberley © June 1976
C-GMIC at Edmonton Municipal.
Photo: John Kimberley © June 1977
53-7966 with MASDC at Davis Monthan AFB.
Photo: Jay Sherlock © February 1972 - Aird Archives
Photo: Steve Hill (EMCS) © 13 November 1971 - Aird Archives
53-7966 in earlier olive drab scheme.
Photo: Unknown photographer © Date unknown - Aird Archives


53-7966 • C-GMIC



53-7966 US Army # 1507. L-20 No. 508. Command A-4. Delivered 11-Apr-1955. Built as L-20A and re-designated U-6A in 1962.

53-7966 US Army Arctic Reserve.

53-7966 Stored at MASDC., Davis Monthan AFB., AZ. 01-Nov-1971 with US Army PCN UD 012. Transferred to USAF. PCN (Product Control Number) HS 057 circa 10-Jan-1972. Departed on 01-Apr-1976.

Note: Purchased by Mike Hackman at the Davis Monthan auction sale on 29-Jan-1976 for $26,000US. Purchased on the basis of “no reasonable potential for normal certification”. Total time 6,600.1 hours. Engine 8,302.1 hours. Comment at time of auction: white scheme, rear plates.

C-GMIC Mike Hackman, Edmonton, AB. Regd 01-Apr-1976.

Note: In Jun-1976 originally painted as C-GMIK before correction to C-GMIC.

Note: Also quoted as N5218G but this in fact c/n 701.

C-GMIC W. L. Stewart Investments., Edmonton, AB. Regd and canx prior to Certificate of Airworthiness renewal dated 04-Oct-1977.

C-GMIC Nahanni Air Service, Norman Wells, NT.Circa 1979. Regd prior to Certificate of Airworthiness renewal dated 04-Oct-1977

C-GMIC W. L. Stewart Investments., Edmonton, AB. Regd ca 1978.

C-GMIC Cougar Air Tours, Victoria, BC. On CCAR at May-1981.

C-GMIC Burrard Air Ltd., Port Moody, BC. Circa 1981.

C-GMIC Eastern Pacific Aviation, Abbotsford, BC. Canx 22-Jun-1982.

C-GMIC Sharp Wings Ltd., Williams Lake, BC. Canx 16-Jul-1982.

C-GMIC Beaver Broiler Ltd., Edmonton, AB. Canx 27-Sep-1983.

C-GMIC Central Air Transport Ltd., Sioux Lookout, ON. Canx 28-Feb-1985.

C-GMIC Venture Aviation Services Ltd., Richmond, BC. Canx 13-Jul-1987.

C-GMIC Walter Davidson Corp, Aldergrove, BC. Canx 23-Mar-1988.

C-GMIC PHP Industries Ltd., Surrey, BC. Regd 23-Mar-1988. Canx 07-Dec-1989.

C-GMIC Odyssey Air Ltd., Richmond, BC. Regd 17-Jan-1990. Canx 24-May-1990.

C-GMIC Sunrise Aviation (1990) Ltd., Penticton, BC. Regd 24-May-1990. Canx 06-Dec-1993.

C-GMIC Orca Air (1987) Ltd., Port McNeill, BC. Regd 09-Mar-1994. Canx 06-Jul-1994.

C-GMIC Waglisla Air Inc., Prince Rupert, BC. Regd 12-Jul-1994, Canx 30-Aug-1994 and Canx 06-Mar-1995.

C-GMIC Vancouver Island Air Ltd., Campbell River, BC. Regd 30-Mar-1995. Canx 17-Apr-1996.

C-GMIC Mid Coast Air Services Ltd., Gibsons, BC. Regd 12-Sep-1996. Canx 18-Jul-1997.

C-GMIC Little Red Air Service Ltd., Fort Vermilion, AB. Regd. 18-Jul-1997, 02-Jun-2004 & 20-Oct-2004 Canx 12-Feb-2007.

Accident: Post Sep-2006 (see photo on website). No details other than suffered fuel starvation after take off. Reported on rebuild at Back Country Fuel & Maintenance, Emmett, ID.

C-GMIC Little Red River Forestry Limited, John D’Or, AB. Based High Level, AB. Regd 14-Sep-2007. Canx & deleted from register on export to USA 30-Nov-2010.

N791PW Steven W. Burak, Anchorage, AK. Regd. Temp Cert. 24-Jan-2011. Regd 24-Jan-2011.

Airworthiness date 12-Apr-2012.