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FAP-318 • OB-R1162 • (N93NC) • C-FTJJ • 8Q-MAJ • C-FTJJ


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

FAP-318 de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out 30-Jul-1971. First flight -1971.

FAP-318 Peruvian Air Force / Fuerza Aérea del Perú. Grupo Aéreo 42, Escuadron Transportes Aéreos Nacionales de la Selva 421, Iquitos Delivered 15-Jun-1971. (Also quoted as 12-Oct-1971).

Accident: Amazon River, Peru. 03-Dec-1989 Submerged in Amazon River, Peru following forced landing. Aircraft was recovered and sold to Newcal Aviation for parts. It was subsequently acquired by Rocky Mountain Aircraft in 1995 and rebuilt.

OB-R-1162 Transferred to TANS - Transportes Aéreos Nacionales de Selva, Iquitos, Peru

(N93NC) Sold to Newcal Aviation, Little Ferry, NJ., ntu 1995.

N93NC Sold to ATI-Air Transport Industries, Arlington, WA., 20-Sep-1993.

Noted: Wreckage at Arlington, WA by Oct-1993, still in TANS c/s and painted as OB-R-1162 Fuselage and one wing via road transport to Springbank, AB & noted there 28-Aug-1994 still on trailer.

C-FTJJ Rocky Mountain Aircraft, Calgary, AB [402677 Alberta Ltd., Calgary, AB]. Regd 23-Mar-1995. Canx 28-Jul-1995.

Note: Rebuild complete, and flew Springbank, AB - Calgary, AB 17-Jun-1995 for painting

C-FTJJ Leased to Ptarmigan Airways, Yellowknife, NT. Regd 18-Jul-1995 & 30 Apr-1996. Canx 30-Oct-1996.

C-FTJJ Merged with Bradley Air Services, Carp, ON. Regd 24-Jun-1998. Canx 14-Oct-1998.

C-FTJJ Returned to, Calgary, AB (402677 AB, Calgary AB). Regd 14-Oct-1998.

C-FTJJ Leased to North Cariboo Flying Services Ltd., Fort St John, BC. Regd 14-Oct-1998. Canx 04-Nov-1998.

C-FTJJ Returned to Rocky Mountain Aircraft, Calgary, AB (402677 AB, Calgary AB). Regd 04-Nov-1998.

C-FTJJ Leased to South Nahanni Airways, (3119378 Canada Inc), Ft Simpson, NT. Regd 04-Nov-1998, Canx 11-Jan-1999.

C-FTJJ Returned to Rocky Mountain Aircraft, Calgary, AB (402677 AB, Calgary AB). Regd & canx 11-Jan-1999.

C-FTJJ Kenn Borek Air Ltd. Calgary, AB. Regd 11-Jan-1999. Canx 27-Jan-1999 on export to Maldives.

Flew via Birmingham, UK 21-Jan-1999 on delivery to Maldives (still in basic Ptarmigan c/s)

8Q-MAJ Sub leased to Maldivian Air Taxi, Male, MI. Regd 27-Dec-1999.

Flew via Birmingham, UK - Keflavík, Iceland 22-Nov-1999 returning to Canada

C-FTJJ Returned to Kenn Borek Air, Calgary, AB, Regd 16-Dec-1999. Canx 16-Jan-2000.

C-FTJJ Sold to Rocky Mountain Aircraft, 402677 Alberta Ltd., Calgary, AB. Canx 01-Jun-2000.

C-FTJJ Bought by Air Inuit Ltd., Dorval, QC. Based Kuujjuaq, QC. Regd 01-Jun-2000, 18-Jan-2001 & 20-Jan-2001. Canx 23-Dec-2002. Canx 23-Jun-2003. Canx 23-Jan-2005. Canx 23-Jan-2006. Canx 23-Jan-2007. Re regd 16-Apr-2008 & 14-Jun-2012.

8Q-MAJ Leased to Maldivian Air Taxi, Male, MI. Actual dates unknown but photographed in Maldivian Air Taxi colours in Feb-2011.

C-FTJJ Air Inuit Ltd., Montréal, QC. (Based Kuujjuaq, QC.) Canx 23-Mar-2019.



318 on flight test at Downsview - CYZD.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © October 1971 - Michael J. Ody Collection
318 delivery day at Toronto Island Airport seaplane dock.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © 12 October 1971 - Michael J. Ody Collection
OB-R-1162 caught by Mike at Springbank - CYBW.
Photo: Michael J. Ody © August 1994
Photo: Unknown photographer © February 2011 - Michael J. Ody Collection