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Series 300

(CF-DIE) • CF-KAS • N983FL • N916MA • C-GOKB • 8Q-MAM • C-GOKB • 8Q-MAM 



• Registration • Activity and details of Owner/Operator and other historical information

(CF-DIE) de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out 21-Apr-1972.

CF-KAS de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON, Ntu 06-Apr-1972.

CF-KAS Atlas Aviation, Resolute Bay, NT. Delivered 24-May-1972. First flight in 1972 unknown.

CF-KAS Name changed to Kenting Atlas Aviation, Resolute Bay, NT. Regd 31-Jan-1972.

N983FL Frontier Airlines, Denver, CO. Regd 05-Jun-1978.

Note: Last service 30-Nov-1980 & withdrawn from use at Denver, CO.

N983FL Metro Airlines, Houston, TX. Regd 23 Jun-1981.

N916MA Re regd to Metro Airlines, Houston, TX. Regd Aug-1981.

N916MA Leased to Sunaire (Eastern Metro Express). Regd 26-Nov-1985.

N916MA Name changed to Sunaire Express. Regd 1988.

N916MA Leased to Sunaire Express, St Croix, USVI. (MCC Aircraft Leasing, McLean VA). Regd 27-Nov-1989.

N916MA Repossessed by MCC Aircraft Leasing, McLean, VA. Regd Jul-1994.

N916MA Returned to MCC Aircraft Leasing, McLean, VA. Nov-1994. Canx Dec-1994.

Note: Withdrawn from use at Opa-locka, FL & noted there 05-Nov-1994.

Arrived Calgary, AB 08-Dec-1994 on delivery to Kenn Borek Air.

C-GOKB Bought by Kenn Borek Air, Calgary, AB., 08-Dec-1994.

(C-GOKB) Leased to Bonaire Airways Dutch Antilles. (not delivered), Regd 04-Apr-1996.

Note: Rolled out at Calgary 04-Apr-1996 as such, titles removed 13-May-1996 & Harbour Air titles added.

C-GOKB Leased to Harbour Air, Vancouver, BC. Regd 16-May-1996.

C-GOKB Returned to Kenn Borek Air, Calgary, AB. Regd Nov-1996.

Flew via Keflavik, Iceland – Birmingham, UK – Marseille, France 04-Dec-1999 on delivery to Maldives.

8Q-MAM Leased to Maldivian Air Taxi, Male, MI. Regd 13-Dec-1999.

C-GOKB Returned to Kenn Borek Air, Calgary, AB. Regd 03-May-2000.

8Q-MAM Leased to Maldivian Air Taxi, Male, MI. Regd 18-Dec-2000.

Flew via Birmingham, UK 02-Jan-2001 & Muscat, Oman 05-Jan-2001 on delivery to Maldives.

Flew via Luxor, Egypt – Heraklion, Greece 05-Jul-2004 & Coventry, UK – Keflavik, Iceland 06-Jul-2004 returning to Canada.

Flew Keflavik, Iceland – Coventry, UK – Heraklion, Greece – Luxor, Egypt 13/14-Feb-2005 on delivery to Maldives.

C-GOKB Returned to Kenn Borek Air, Calgary, AB. Regd 05-Oct-2010. Canx & deleted 13-Jul-2013.

Flew 01-Apr-2012 Calgary, AB – Hay River – Cambridge Bay – Resolute Bay.

Flew 12-May-2012 St. Johns, NL – Santa Maria, Azores. Planned time 9rs 30min. 14-May-2012 Santa Maria, Azores – Tenerife-Norte, Canary Islands - Bamako, Mali.

TC-SBO Seabird Airlines, Istanbul, Turkey. Regd 01-Aug-2013.

Flew 15-Nov-2014 Çorlu, Turkey -Malmö, Sweden 16-Nov-2014 Malmö, Sweden -Keflavík, Iceland (Returned to Kenn Borek Ltd, Calgary, AB. Nov-2014.

TC-SBO Kenn Borek Ltd., Calgary, AB. Imported to Canada 13-Jan-2015. Regd 20-Jan-2015.

Flew 11-Feb-2015 Calgary, AB - Williston, ND - Spencer, IA - Cape Girardeau, MO. 12-Feb-2015 Cape Girardeau, MO Gainesville, FL - Nassau, Bahamas). 13-Feb-2015 Nassau, Bahamas - Providenciales, Turks & Caicos - San Juan, Puerto Rico.

TC-SBO Leased to Seabourne Airlines, 13-Feb-2015.

C-GOKB Returned to Kenn Borek, Mar-2017. Canx 02-Jun-2018.

Flew 23/26-Mar-2017. Saint Croix – Providenciales – Nassau – Orlando Executive – Jasper – Olive Branch – Tulsa-R L Jones – Casper – Great Falls -. Calgary.

Flew Calgary, ON – Great Falls, MT – Casper Natrona, WY on 17-Oct-2017 and returned Casper Natrona,WY, – Lewistown, MT – Calgary, ON  on 18-Oct. Reason unknown.

8Q-ISK Island Aviation Services, Male, Maldive Islands. [Aerostar Bravo Ltd.].


N983FL in service with FRONTIER.
Photo: W. Wann © 11 September 1978 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N398FL withdrawn from service at Denver.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 11 December 1980 - Michael J. Ody Collection
C-GOKB in HARBOUR AIR titles at Vancouver's Coal Harbour seaplane base.
Photo: Damiano Gauldoni © June 1996 - Erik Johannesson Collection
C-GOKB at Cuzco / Velazco Astete -SPZO, Peru.
Photo: Unknown photographer © September 1998 - Erik Johannesson Collection
Photo: Henry Tenby © April 1998 - Erik Johannesson Collection
8Q-MAM at Male - VRMM, Maldives.
Photo: Unknown photographer © March 2005 - Erik Johannesson Collection
C-GOKB in AKLAK AIR titles at Kenn Borek Calgary facilities.
Photo: Ian Kershaw © 27 April 2011
TC-SBO of seabird a i r l i n e s at Istanbul, Turkey.
Photo: Bernd Sturm © 17 December 2013
TC-SBO with TC-SBU (321) at the Halic Seaplane Terminal.
Photo: Bernd Sturm © 17 December 2013
C-GOKB with SEABORNE titles, at St. Croix, USVI.
Photo: David E. Baird © 26 March 2015