C-FOCV at St Mary's River, near Sault Ste Marie.
Photos: Chris Imrie © 02 August 2017
C-FOCV roadrunner at Sioux Lookout.
Photo: Rich Hulina © 22 August 2014
C-FOCV a real original classic.
Photo: Armstrong Outposts © 28 June 2008
C-FOCV with Armstrong Air Charter Service.
Photo: Alex Ward © 14 May 2007
C-FOCV at Ignace, Ontario.
Photos: Neil Aird © 18 July 1995
Photos: © Mark Merry
CF-OCV on beaching gear.
Photo: J.M.G. Gradidge Collection © Date unknown - via Rob Mitchell - Aird Archives
CF-OCV captured in reflective mood.
Photo: de Havilland Canada © DHC Print 6767





Certificate of Airworthiness #3248 issued 20-Apr-1950.

• CF-OCV Province of Ontario Government, Department of Lands and Forests, Sault Ste. Marie, ON. Certificate of Registration #8668 issued 20-Apr-1950. Delivered 26-Apr-1950 and operated until 1967.

Total hours up to Apr-1951   201.30

Total hours up to Apr-1954   1,130.10

Total hours up to Apr-1955   1,394.40

Loads carried between May-1950 & Apr-1951   150,030 lb

Loads carried between May-1954 & Apr-1955   87,520 lb

Aircraft Allocated to Orient Bay-1954-55

• CF-OCV Nuttall Airways, (Nuttal’s Charter Service), Hurkett, ON. On CCAR for May-1980. Canx 08-Jun-1994.

• CF-OCV William Ferring, Armstrong, ON. Canx 29-Apr-1988.

• CF-OCV Ignace Airways Ltd., Ignace, ON. Regd 29-Apr-1988.

Total Time: 10,525.8 at Jul-1995 • Canx 28-Aug-1996.

• C-FOCV Ignace Airways (1996) Ltd., Ignace, ON. Regd 18-Aug-1996 & 08-Feb-1999. Canx 26-Feb-1999.

• C-FOCV Armstrong Air Charter Service (Armstrong Outposts and Air).Thunder Bay, ON. Based Mackenzie Lake. Regd 13-Jul-1999 & Canx 22-Jul-2002. Regd 17-Mar-2003.

For sale: Dec-2011, $220,000CDN. Total Time: 13,880 at Dec-2011. Mods include: EDO4580 floats; Battery forward kit; Bubble window on rear cabin doors; Enlarged cargo compartment.

• Sold - being delivered by road to new owner 22-Aug-2014.

• C-FOCV Mervyn L. Punkari, Sault Ste Marie, ON • Regd 02-Sep-2014.