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CF-MPC • C-FMPC

C-FBBV

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CF-MPC de Havilland Canada Inc,. Downsview, ON. Rolled out 21-Apr-1971. First flight date unknown.

CF-MPC RCMP - Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Delivered 24-Jun-1971. Based Regina, SK.

C-FMPC RCMP - Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Regd Mar-1978. Canx 11-Oct-2000.

Cadors: C-FMPC was on descent into North Battleford after a flight from Prince Albert with 3 crew and 1 passenger, when the crew noticed a stong electrical smell. They declared an emergency and landed without further incident with ERS on standby. Maintenance later discovered that there was a component fault in the autopilot computer box. The box was disconnected and the a/c flown back to Prince Albert. OPI - System Safety

C-FBBV Kenn Borek Air, Calgary AB. Regd 11-Oct-2000.

Cadors. 25-Aug-2010. The crew of KBA 306, filed a VFR flight plan from Repulse Bay to Barrell River to Repulse with multiple trips. ETD was 13:25z and ETE 1000. The Repulse CARS O/C passed Arctic Radio a departure time of 13:15z at 13:18z and the flight plan was activated. The aircraft subsequently went overdue when the crew did not close the flight plan and during a communication and ground search, the RCMP in Repulse Bay called to advise that the aircraft was on the ramp. The company then called to advise that the aircraft arrived at CYUT at 14:30z. The pilot called at 00:50 and said he asked the CARS O/C to close his flight plan, but if so, this was not relayed to Arctic Radio. Repulse CARS station closed at 22:15z, prior to the QALQ.

Cadors 14-Apr-2014. The aircraft with two pilots on board, was departing Iqaluit, Nunavut (CYFB) for a local flight. When levelled-off in cruise flight, the left engine's (PWC PT6A-34) chip detector light illuminated approximately 20 nm from CYFB. The crew then decided to turnaround and head back to CYFB. Engine parameters stayed normal for a few minutes, after which the oil pressure and temperature began fluctuating. The crew then shut down the affected engine in flight and landed safely at 20:26Z. No emergency was declared.

Cadors. 22-Jul-2015. Initial contact from the aircraft flying from Tuktoyaktuk/Jame Gruben, NT (CYUB) to Inuvik/Mike Zubko, NT (CYEV), was at 17:27Z at GOTUG the Final Approach Fix (FAF) for the Area Navigation (RNAV) for Runway 24. Aircraft landed 4 minutes later. No impact on operations.

Ferried to Antarctica between 17-Oct-2011 and 24-Oct-2012 via Calgary, Colorado Springs Brownsville, TX, Libreville, Costa Rica, Guayaquil, Ecuador, Arica, Chile, Punta Arenas, Chile and Patriot Hills Antarctica.

Ferried 16-Oct-2012 Calgary, AB - Colorado Springs, CO - Brownsville, TX. 17-Oct-2012 Brownsville, TX - Liberia, Costa Rica en route to Anyarctica.

Ferried 03-Oct-2014 Calgary, AB - Denver-Centennial, CO - McAllen-Miller, TX 04-Oct-2014 McAllen-Miller, TX - Liberia, Costa Rica and onwards to Antarctica.

Returned from Antarctica. 25-Feb-2015 McAllen-Miller, TX - Cheyenne, WY 26-Feb-2015 Cheyenne, - Calgary, AB.

Flew 15-Oct-2015 Calgary-Int'l, AB - Colorado Springs, CO. Reason unknown.

Flew 18-Feb-2016 Flew Dallas, TX - Gillette, WY continuing on its way backto Calgary, AB. Unclear if these were prts of a ferry flight to and from Antarctica for the 2015/2016 summer season.

To Antarctica 30-Sep-2016 Calgary-Int'l, AB - Denver-Centennial, CO - McAllen-Miller, TX 02/09-Oct-2016 McAllen-Miller, TX - Liberia - Guayaquil - Arica - Concepcion - Punta Arenas – Rothera.

Flew Roatan - Dallas-Addison, TX - Gillette, WY - Calgary-Int'l, AB 25/26-Feb-2017 returning from Antarctica.

To Antarctica 21/22nd Oct-2017 Calgary International, AB – Colorado Springs, CO – McAllen Miller, TX – Liberia en route to Antarctica.

To Antar ctica. 27/28 September 2018.

 Flew Hay River, NT  - Calgary International, AB 08-Sep-2019. Possibly for preparation for Antarctica trip.

Flew Calgary International – Denver-Centennial, CO – MvAllen-Miller, TX – Liberia – Guayaquil 11/14-Oct-2019 en route to Antarctica for the 2019-2020 season.

Flew Punta Arenas - Concepcion - Santiago - Arica - Guayaquil - Roatan - Dallas-Addison, TX - Gillette, WY - Calgary-Int’l, AB 02/08-Feb-2020 returning from Antarctica.

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C-FMPC at Vancouver - CYVR, British Columbia.
Photo: John Kimberley ©September 1992 - Erik Johannesson Collection
C-FMPC sporting new uniform at Calgary - CYYC, Alberta.
Photo: D. Dunsmore © July 1994 - Michael J. Ody Collection
C-FBBV up north at Iqaluit - CYFB, Nunavut.
Photo: Unknown photographer © Date unknown - Erik Johannesson Collection
C-FBBV at Calgary - CYYC, Alberta.
Photo: Ian Kershaw © 20 September 2011
C-FBBV of U.S. ANTARCTIC PROGRAM at Calgary - CYYC, Alberta.
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © 29 September 2014 - Erik Johannesson Collection
C-FBBV at Iqualuit - CYFB, Nunavut.
Photo: Fiona Hunt © Date unknown.