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CC-138. Series-300

13806 • N776A • C-FTXQ

8Q-TAJ

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

13806 de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Roll out date unknown. First flight date unknown.

13806 CAF - Canadian Armed Forces, Taken on strength17-Sep-1971. Delivered 24-Sep-1971 to 424 Squadron, Trenton, ON. Transferred to 440 Squadron, Edmonton, AB., 01Oct-1971. Then to Air Maintenance Development Unit, Mountain View, ON., 05-Oct-1983.  Returned to, 440 Squadron, Edmonton, AB., 31-May-1984. Then to AETE, Cold Lake, 27-Jun-1984 AB., before returning to  440 Squadron, Edmonton, AB., 17-Oct-1984. Withdrawn from use at Air Maintenance Development Unit, Mountain View, ON., Aug-1994 when sold. Struck off charge.

N776A Scott Aircraft Sales, Inver Grove, MN. Regd 23-Dec-1994. Canx 17-Jan-1995.

Note: Flew Mountain View, ON - Toronto, ON., 09-Jan-1995 for continued storage until sold

C-FTXQ Beau Del Leasing, Springbank, AB. Leased to Ptarmigan Airways, Regd 18-Jan-1995 Canx 22-Jul-1996.

C-FTXQ Merged into Bradley Air Services, Carp, ON. Regd 19-Mar-1997 Canx 17-Jul-2001.

C-FTXQ Sub leased to First Air 24-Jun-1998.

C-FTXQ Returned to Beau Del Leasing, Springbank, AB. Regd and Canx 17-Jul-2001.

C-FTXQ Leased to Arctic Sunwest Charters, (171817 Canada Inc) Yellowknife, NT. Regd 17-Jul-2001 & 24-Jul-2001. Canx 20-Dec-2001.

C-FTXQ Returned to Beau Del Leasing, Springbank, AB. Regd 20-Dec-2001.

C-FTXQ Leased to Provincial Airlines. Regd early 2002. Canx 03-Apr-2002.

C-FTXQ Returned to Beau Del Leasing, Regd Springbank, AB., 03-Apr-2002 Canx 30-Apr-2002.

C-FTXQ Leased to Arctic Sunwest Charters, (171817 Canada Inc) Yellowknife, NT. Regd 30-Apr-2002 Canx 10-Dec-2002.

C-FTXQ Returned to Beau Del Leasing, Calgary, AB., Dec-2002 Canx 16-Jun-2003.

C-FTXQ Leased to Arctic Sunwest Charter, (171817 Canada Inc) Yellowknife, NT. Regd 17-Jun-2003. Canx 11-Sep-2012.

Flew 17-May-2012 Yellowknife, NT – Peace River, AB – Springbank, AB. On 26-May-2012 the aircraft had the wingset removed, but was otherwise intact.

C-FTXQ Leased to Arctic Sunwest Charter, (8199400 Canada Inc) Yellowknife, NT. Regd 11-Sep-2012. Canx 06-Jul-2018.

C-FTXQ Returned to Beau Del Leasing, Calgary, AB. Regd 20-Jun-2018. Canx and deleted 18-Jul-2018 as exported to Maldives.

Ferried Springbank, Calgary, AB – Olds-Didsbury, AB – Churchill, MB 28-Jun-2018 by World Wide Ferry as it commences flight to Maldives.

8Q-TAJ Trans Maldivian Airways, Malé, Maldives. (Beau Del Leasing, Calgary AB) 30-Jul-2018

Current

13806 at CFB Namao - CYED, Edmonton, Alberta.
Photo: John Kimberleyr © 01 July 1977 - Michael J. Ody Collection
13806 basking in the BC sun.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © July 1983 - Michael J. Ody Collection
13806 at Calgary - CYYC, Alberta.
Photo: D. Dunsmore © June 1986 - Michael J. Ody Collection
13806experiencing a thaw.
Photo: C. Baldwin © 03 April 1989 - John Mounce Copllection - Aird Archives
13806 with CC-115 Buffalo in this grainy DHC image.
Photo: DHC © date unknown - Michael J. Ody Collection
N776A at Toronto - CYYZ, Ontario.
Photos: Michael J. Ody © January 1995
C-FTXQ with newly applied marks.
Photo: Michael J. Ody © February 1995
C-FTXQ at Yellowknife Seaplane Base.
Photo: Dirk Septer © 26 August 2006
C-FTXQ with clipped wings, at Springbank, Alberta.
Photo: Mike MacKinnon © 26 May 2012
C-FTXQ in latest SUMMIT AIR titles, at Yellowknife - CYZF.
Photo: Dirk Septer © 20 June 2017
8Q-TAJ at Kuredu Lhaviyani Atoll, Maldives.
Photos: Stephen Rendle © 21 December 2018 - Aird Archives