N1053 departs Caribou Lake, Alaska.
Photo: Ron Hill © 13 June 2019
N1053 gets snapped by Ben, now and then.
Photos: Ben Cogger © 05 September 2018
Photos: Ben Cogger © 02 August 2015
N1053 early morning calm on Lake Hood.
Photo: Mike Lunenschloss © 08 September 2014
N1053 at rainy Renton.
Photo: Ron Kosys © 20 May 2012 - Aird Archives
N1053 at AOG of Kelowna, for Alaska door.
Photos: John W. Olafson © 20 October 2004
N1053 at a damp Victoria, British Columbia. (water ski equipped ?)
Photos: Neil Aird © 18 October 2002
N1053 at Renton, Washington.
Photo: Neil Aird © 13 September 1995
C-GURG at Calgary, Alberta, with another ex Lake County DHC-2.
Photo: D. Dunsmore © May 1983 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N61LC / C-GURG at Airdrie, Alberta.
Photos: Bruce W. Gowans © 1983 - Aird Archives


53-3720  N61LC  C-GURG



53-3720 US Army #1409. L-20 No: 410 Command A-4. Delivered 14-Jul-1954. Built as L-20A and re-designated U-6A in 1962.

N61LC Lake County Civil Defence / Disaster Service, Painesville, OH. Regd 26-Sep-1973. Canx 23-May-1983.

C-GURG Turbine Engines, Edmonton, AB. Regd 01-Jan-1983. Canx 08-Sep-1988.

C-GURG Orca Air (1987) Ltd., Port McNeill, BC. Regd 07-Sep-1988. Canx 25-Jul-1989 on export to USA.

N1053 Mike Lunenschloss, Bellevue, WA. Regd 30-Aug-1989. Anchor Point, AK., Jan-2016.

Note: Attended the 50th Anniversary Celebration at Victoria, BC, 17 to 19-Oct-1997.

Airworthiness Date: 30-Oct-1989. Classification – Normal.

Note: Attended de Havilland Canada Out of production meet at Victoria, BC, 18-20-Oct-2002.



Mike made a grand DVD - website, alas, no longer active.