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Series 1

CF-OEG • N508NA • N607NA

N607NA

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

• CF-OEG de Havilland Canada Inc. Downsview, ON. Rolled Out 12-Apr-1966. First flight 13-Apr-1966.

• CF-OEG Sold to Province of Ontario Govt. Ministry of Natural Resources. Department of Lands and Forests,

Sault St. Marie ON 08-Jul-1966 Del 18-Jul-1967.

Based at Toronto-Malton, ON and operated by Kenting Aviation for Lands and forests in Passenger Configuration.

• CF-OEG Sold back to de Havilland Canada Inc. Downsview, ON. Regd 29-Jul-1969.

• N508NA Leased to National Aeronautics and Space Administration, (Langley Research Centre), Hampton, Virginia. 06-May-1972.

• N508NA Sold to National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Langley Research Centre) Cleveland, Ohio. Regd 17-Jul-1972.

Airworthiness Date: 24-Jul-1972.

• N607NA Re regd National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Lewis Research Centre) Cleveland, Ohio. Aug-1983.

• N607NA Sale reported to unknown operator, Cleveland, OH, FAA record 1992 but assumed a lease arrangement.

• N607NA Returned from lease to National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Lewis Research Centre) Cleveland, OH. Nov-1993.

See http://icebox.grc.nasa.gov/facilities/otter.html

• N607NA Change of name to National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Glenn Research Centre) Cleveland, OH. 01-Mar-1999. Last registered 28-Dec-2012. Glenn Research Centre shown on FAA record as Joint owner.

Note: This aircraft has been modified to become a flying physics laboratory and research aircraft for the following areas of investigation: Icing Cloud Characterization, Natural Icing Physics, Studies Source of Validation Data, Full scale iced aircraft aerodynamics, Ice protection development.

Its capabilities include flight research for atmospheric conditions: The measure of atmospheric conditions such as supercooled large droplet (SLD) to characterize for icing simulation tools. Measure atmospheric conditions as in situ data for correlation with remote sensing technology (MWISP, AIRS). Flight research for natural ice accretions: Correlate natural ice shapes to NASA's simulation tools (Icing Research Tunnel, LEWICE computer software codes) – A wing stereo camera system provides full scale ice shape documentation capability. Flight research for full-scale iced aerodynamics: Improve understanding of full-scale, full aircraft aerodynamics (Ground-based icing flight simulator development, Smart icing systems development, Pilot/Operator training products, Aero icing codes).

It has equipment for imaging as follows: Wing stereo camera system, tail video, over wing video, wing leading edge video, 35mm stills, hi-8 video. It also has equipment installed to measure aircraft aerodynamics such as aircraft acceleration rates, attitude, control surface positions, pilot force/hinge moment, prop RPM, torque, fuel flow (mass), GPS position, pressure belts, tail flow probes, wake survey, boundary layer.

Flew 21-Feb-2013 Hampton-Clayton County, GA - Huntington, WV - Cleveland-Hopkins, OH. The aircraft had been present at National Aerotech at Hampton since 04-Feb-2013 and was returning to it’s Cleveland base.  

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Change of format 28-Aug-2018

CF-OEG does engine runs at Downsview.
Photo: Unknown photographer © June 1966 - Michael J. Ody Collection
CF-OEG as a yellow bird, Toronto - CYYZ.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © 17 April 1968 - Michael J. Ody Collection
CF-OEG a change in colours - Toronto.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © 25 May 1968 - Michael J. Ody Collection
CF-OEG at Toronto - CYYZ.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © 10 July 1970 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N508NA for NASA, at Downsview - CYZD.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © 12 June 1976 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N607NA on display.
Photo: Unknown photographer © Date unknown - Michael J. Ody Collection
N607NA "still active after all those years", at Cleveland, Ohio.
Photo: GeorgeM757 © 16 June 2015