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Ser 300

C-GNZT-X • 510 • B-3504 • N564DH


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

• C-GNZT-X de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out date 03-Jan-1978. First flight 23-Jan-1978.

• 510 Delivered to CAAC - China Geological Survey, 22-Oct-1979.

• B-3504 Transferred to China Flying Dragon Aviation, 1994.

• N564DH Sold to Ricart Aviation Sales LLC., Carroll, OH., 10-Dec-2004. Regd 14-Dec-2004.

• N564DH Sold to Bald Mountain Air Service, Homer, AK. Reserved 23-Mar-2005. Regd 05 Apr-2005.

Airworthiness Cert 14-May-2005.

Note: Operated by BMA as a platform for the NASA Airborne Science programme.

Note: In 2011 flew to Georgia for attention by Air Services Inc., and a new paint scheme by Aero Paint II.

Note: Flew 28-Apr-2012 Sitka, AK – Ketchikan AK, - Victoria, BC for maintenance with Viking.

Flew 28-May-2012 Victoria, BC - Ketchikan, AK - Yakutat, AK - Homer, AK.

• N564DH Aviation Management Sales LLC.,  Port St Lucie, FL. 01-Nov-2013. Canx on export to Vanuatu 04-Nov-2013.

Note: After a flight time of 16 hours and 6 minutes from McMinnville, OR the aircraft diverted into Kahului, Maui on 11-Oct-2013 on its ferry flight to Honolulu. Following its diversion into Maui on the aircraft positioned over to the originally planned destination of Honolulu. It continued on delivery to the South Pacific shortly afterwards via Majuro, Marshall Islands - Port Vila-Bauerfield Int'l., Vanuatu arriving on 17-Oct-2013.

• YJ-AV11 Air Vanuatu, Port Vila, Vanuatu. From Nov-2013.

• Current •


C-GNZT-X noted on my tour at Downsview - CYZD.
Photos: Neil Aird © 21 March 1979
C-GNZT-X getting some fresh air and attention.
Photo: Unknown photographer © March 1979 - John Mounce Collection - Aird Archives
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © April 1979 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N564DH at Anchorage's Merrill Field - PAMR, Alaska.
Photo: Aad van der Voet © 12 June 2006 - - Aird Archives
N564DH at Anchorage - PANC, Alaska.
Photo: Ben Cogger © 03 July 2013 - Erik Johannesson Collection
N564DH at Victoria - CYYJ, British Columbia.
Photo: Tim Martin © 22 May 2012 - Aird Archives
YJ-AV11 in service at Port Vila / Bauerfield - NVVV, Vanuatu.
Photo: Paul Howard © 21 July 2015 - Erik Johannesson Collection
YJ-AV11 in AirVanuatu colours now, at Port Vila / Bauerfield - NVVV, Vanuatu.
Photo: Chris Buckley © December 2018 - Aird Archives