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N753AF
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6Y-AFX • C-GNYO • N753AF • F-GCVR

N753AF

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

• 6Y-JFX de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out date unknown. First flight 19-Feb-1969.

• 6Y-JFX Universal Trading Ltd., operated byJamaica Air Services, Kingston, Jamaica. Delivered 26-Mar-1969.

Canx 05-Jun-1974.

Incident: Sustained storm damage at Kingston, Jamaica in 1974 and was subsequently shipped to Florida for repair.

• C-GNYO Sold to Bannock Aerospace, Toronto, ON. (Nova Leasing, Mississauga, ON).  Regd 28-Aug-1975.

• C-GNYO Leased to Lambair, Winnipeg, MB, Regd 24-Oct-1975.

• C-GNYO Repossessed by Nova Leasing, Mississauga, ON, Regd Mar-1976. Canx 27-Sep-1976.

Note: Offered for sale in “as is” condition in 1978. Located at Fort Lauderdale’ FL.

• N753AF Sold to F.B. Ayer & Associates, New York. Regd 27-Sep-1976.

Note: Departed Miami, FL on 02-Dec-1976 on delivery to Pamama and arrived back at Miami 18-Jun-1977 on return from lease.

• N753AF Leased to Aeroperlas, Panama City, Panama. Regd 02-Dec-1976.

• N753AF Returned to F.B. Ayer & Associates, New York, NY. Regd 18-Jun-1977.

• N753AF International Aircraft Services Inc., New York, NY. Regd Jun-1977

SDR Incident: 09-Nov-1977 Both pedals cracked lengthwise on the mount boss which enclose the bushing at the rear of the pedals.

• N753AF Sold to Pietsch Flying Service, Minot, ND. 31-Dec-1977. Canx 10-Feb-1978

• N753AF Leased to Libyan Dept of Agriculture. Regd 05-Jan-1978.

Ferried Keflavik – London-Stansted – UK on delivery 05-Jan-1978.

Note: During the period from Feb-1978 to May-1978 it appears the aircraft remained painted, and registered as N753AF whilst operating in Libya, this in spite of the registration having been cancelled 10-Feb-1978. A second cancellation of the registration N753AF occurred on 08-May-1978.

• N753AF Returned to International Aircraft Services Inc., New York, NY. Regd Jul-1983.

• F-GCVR Sold to Air Service Nantes, Nantes, France Regd 01-Jul-1983.

• F-GCVR Leased to Stellair, Tours, France. Regd Oct-1987.

Noted at Heathrow, London 23-Nov-1987 and subsequently operated in Brazzaville, Congo by 1988.

• F-GCVR Returned to Air Service Nantes. Regd 1989. Canx 17-Jun-1994 on export to US.

Note: Withdrawn from use & stored at Dinard, France by mid-1990; noted there 12-Aug-1990, 10-Oct-1993.

Note: Offered for sale by J.A.S. Aircraft Sales circa early 1994, TT 9,095 hours - $225,000 without engines.

• N753AF Sold to Aero Tropic International, Deerfield Beach, FL. Regd 22-Mar-1994.

• N753AF Sold to IMEX of Jacksonville Inc., Jacksonville FL. Regd 10-Apr-2000.

• N753AF Sold to Twin Otter International Ltd., North Las Vegas, NV. Regd 10-Apr-2000. Re regd 27-Mar-2003.

Note: This aircraft was noted in pieces at Vallé, AZ in Oct-2002. It was intended for rebuild by TOI at some point in the future - remains were in a very bad shape - would be a major job to rebuild it.

Note: The expiry date of this registration has recently been updated to 30-Nov-2019.

• Status unknown •

Latest update

• Revised Format and updated data added 20-Aug-2020 •

6Y-JFX of Jamaica Air Service at Kingston, Jamaica.
Photo: Unknown photographer © June 1970 - Michael J. Ody Collection
6Y-JFX with new tail logo.
Photo: Unknown photographer © date unknown - Michael J. Ody Collection
C-GNYO at Toronto- CYYZ, Ontario.
Photo: Unknown photographer © date unknown - Michael J. Ody Collection
N753AF at Isla Contadora, Panama.
Photo: J. Escobar © April 1977 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N753AF at Opa-Locka - OPF, Florida.
Photo: Unknown photographer © July 1977 - Michael J. Ody Collection
5A-DDZ at Paris, France.
Photo: Paul Lammers © March 1980 - Erik Johannesson Collection
F-GCVR at Nantes - NTE / LFRS, France.
Photo: J. Miginiac © 27 July 1984 - Michael J. Ody Collection