C-FHRT waiting at CYCH - Coal Harbour, Vancouver.
Photo: Pierre Gillard © 24 Narch 2024 - Aird Archives
C-FHRT on the Fraser River at Vancouver South base.
Photos: Kenneth I. Swartz © 12 November 2022 - Aird Archives
C-FHRT in fine new livery at CXH - Vancouver.
Photo: Marco Dijkshoorn © 09 August 2022 - Aird Archives
Photos: Dale Tiedeman © 28 August 2022 - Aird Archives
C-FHRT departing Nanaimo, British Columbia.
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © 30 November 2018 - Aird Archives
C-FHRT docking on the Fraser.
Photo: Ron Kosys © 24 August 2017 - Aird Archives
C-FHRT arrival sequence on the Fraser.
Photos: Kenneth I. Swartz © 07 August 2015 - Aird Archives
C-FHRT in Vancouver on the Fraser River.
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © 01 September 2014 - Aird Archives
C-FHRT with Gulf Island Seaplanes titles.
Photo: John W. Olafson © 04 June 2014 - Aird Archives
C-FHRT inbound to the dock.
Photo: André Labine © May 2011 - Aird Archives
C-FHRT in her 2011 Tofino Air markings.
Photo: Ian Beatty © 26 February 2011 - Aird Archives
C-FHRT arriving at Vancouver's Fraser River.
Photo: Peter J. Cooper © 30 July 2008 - Aird Archives
C-FHRT on the "Wet Coast" at Tofino Airport.
Photo: Rod Digney © 22 October 2007
C-FHRT on the Fraser at Vancouver South.
Photo: Peter J. Cooper © 23 June 2007 - Aird Archives
Photo: Peter J. Cooper © 22 June 2007 - Aird Archives
A few years have gone by, C-FHRT at Vancouver South with airbrushed "mural".

Photo: Neil Aird © May 2001

C-FHRT in her element along the rainbow BC coast.
Photo: © Gord Jenkins
C-FHRT in Air Rainbow colours.
Photo: Neil Aird © 1997
C-FHRT at the Tyee Spit, Campbell River.
Photo: Unknown photographer © C. 1997 - Len Bayliss Collection
 C-FHRT at the Sechelt Town dock.
de Havilland DHC-2 Beaver at Sechelt, BC.
Photo: Neil Aird © 30 July 1990
C-FHRT heading for the river at YVR.
Photo: Gary Vincent © June 1986 - Aird Archives
C-FHRT dockside at Sechelt.
Photos: Bruce W. Gowans © August 1985 - Aird Archives
CF-HRT on the river at Vancouver South.
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © 12 February 1977 - Aird Archives
57-2562 at Santa Barbara, California.
Photo: Unknown photographer © July 1968 - Robin A Walker Collection


57-2562 • N64390 • CF-HRT



57-2562 US Army # 1782. L-20 No. 783. Command A-13. Delivered 07-Mar-1958. Built as L-20A and re-designated U-6A in 1962.

N64390 Details unknown. Canx Apr-1973.

CF-HRT Imported into Canada 1973.

CF-HRT Tyee Airways Ltd., Sechelt, BC. Regd prior to Certificate of Airworthiness renewal dated 06-Apr-1974.

Accident: Deserted Bay, BC. Lat 50.05, Long 123.45W. 28-Sep-1989. On attempted landing in fog, the aircraft touched down left wing low and the wing tip struck the water. No injuries recorded.

C-FHRT Tyee Airways Ltd., Sechelt, BC. Regd 26-Apr-1991. Canx 04-Jan-1993.

C-FHRT Air Rainbow Ltd., Nanaimo, BC. Regd 05-Mar-1993. Canx 08-Sep-1993.

C-FHRT Island Hopper Aviation Inc., Nanaimo, BC. Regd 08-Sep-1993. Canx 08-Aug-1994

C-FHRT 444316 BC (Air Rainbow Mid Coast), Port McNeill, BC. Regd 29-Dec-1994. Canx 25-Jan-2001.

C-FHRT Tofino Airlines, Tofino, BC. Regd 25-Jan-2001 and 24-Jul-2002. Canx 28-Jan-2008. Regd 06-Feb-2008 and 20-Feb-2008. Canx 11-May-2010. Regd 16-Jun-2010.

C-FHRT Silver Mountain Commercial Distributers, Nanaimo, BC. Based Silva Bay, BC. Regd 12-Feb 2014.

• Gulf Island Seaplanes. Base of operations: Silva Bay, BC.