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Series 300

N980FL • N546N(2) • F-GFYE • 5N-ATM • V3-HFM • N546N • HP-1308AP • N204SA



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

• N980FL de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out 30-Jan-1974. First flight 30-Jan-1974.

• N980FL Frontier Airlines, Denver, CO. Delivered 27-Mar-1974. Regd Apr-1974.

Arrived Calgary, AB 14-Oct-1980 for maintenance and repaint.

• N980FL Sea Airmotive Inc., Anchorage, AK. Regd 12-Dec-1980.

Rolled out at Calgary 05-Dec-1980 in full c/s & departed 12-Dec-1980 on delivery to Anchorage.

• N546N(2) Re registered to Sea Airmotive, Anchorage, AK., Jan-1981.

• N546N(2) Change of name to Seair Alaska Airlines, Anchorage AK, Jul-1984.

Note: Seair ceased operations 18-Jan-1986 & withdrawn from use at Anchorage, AK.

Note Seair filed for bankruptcy Apr-1986.

• N546N(2) Repossessed by First National Bank of Anchorage Anchorage, AK.

Delivered Keflavik-Dinard 06-Jun-1986.

• F-GFYE Air Vendee, Nantes, France. Reserved 10-Apr-1986. Regd 06-Jun-1986. Named “Ile d’Yeu”.

• F-GFYE Leased to Snunit Aviation, Tel Aviv, Israel, 29-Nov-1987.

• F-GFYE Returned to Air Vendee, Nantes, France. 27-Nov-1989.

Note: Withdrawn from use & stored at Rouen, France & offered for sale by World Jet Aircraft International.

Ferried Rouen - Maastricht 22-Feb-1990 and into maintenance at Schreiner Airways.

• F-GFYE Schreiner Airways, Rotterdam, Netherlands, Feb-1990.

• 5N-ATM Leased to ACN - Aerocontractors of Nigeria, Lagos, Nigeria.16-Jul-1990.

Test flown at Maastricht 16-Jul-1990, and departed 19-Jul-1990 on delivery.

• 5N-ATM Returned to Schreiner Airways, Rotterdam, Netherlands, Jul-1994.

• V3-HFM Leased to Maya Airways, Belize, Honduras, 10-Oct-1994.

Flew via Southend - Glasgow - Reykjavík - Narsarsuaq - Toronto 10/14-Oct-1994 on delivery.

• V3-HFM Returned to Schreiner Airways, Rotterdam, Netherlands, Jun-1995.

• N546N Sold to JAS Aircraft Sales, Jacksonville FL, 27-Jun-1995.Regd 20-Jul-1995.

• HP-1308APP Aeroperlas Regional S. A, Panama City, Panama, Feb-1996.

• C-GHRE Ashe Aircraft Enterprises, Springbank, AB., (491549 Alberta Ltd., Calgary, AB) 28-Sep-2000 (Does not show on CCAR).

• N204SA Alberta Aircraft Leasing, Las Vegas, NV., 13-Oct-2000.

• N204SA Leased to Aire Express LLC., Wilmington, DE., 21-Jun-2002.

• N204SA Aire Express LLC., Wilmington, DE., 20-Mar-2002.

Note: Used as a skyjumper.

• N204SA Sold to Kevin McCole, Dunbarton, NH., 09-Jun-2008. Regd 14-Jul-2008. Canx 09-Feb-2010 on export to Canada.

• C-FHKB Kenn Borek Air, Calgary, AB. Regd 18-Feb-2010. Canx 18-Nov-2013.

• C-FHKB Leased to AllegianceAirways, Libreville, Gabon. Aug-2010.

Flew via St. John's, NL - Santa Maria 14-Aug-2010 on delivery.

• C-FHKB Returned to Kenn Borek Air, Calgary, AB. Regd Jun-2013.

Flew via Luxor - Nis 23-Jun-2013 and via Stavanger 25-Jun-2013 on return to Canada.

Flew Calgary - Williston - Spencer - Cape Girardeau - Gainesville - Nassau - Providenciales -

San Juan - Saint Maarten 09/11-Nov-2013.

• PJ-WCA Leased to Winair - Windward Island Airways, Saint Maarten. Regd by 01-Dec-2013.

Flew via Des Moines, IA 03-May-2014, and noted at Calgary, AB 07-May-2014.

• C-FHKB Returned to Kenn Borek Air Ltd., Calgary, AB. Regd 10-Jul-2014.

• C-FHKB Planes & Parts Ltd., Turner Valley, AB. Based Calgary, AB. Regd 24-Sep-2014. Canx 14-Oct-2014 on export to Samoa.

Delivery flight 30-Sep-2014 Calgary, AB Spokane, WA - The Dalles, OR - North Bend, OR. 01-Oct-2014 North Bend, OR - Hilo, HI (Actual 13hr 19min) 04-Oct-2014 Hilo, HI - Apia-Faleolo, Samoa planned at 14 hours and 22 minutes.

• 5W-STF Polynesian Airlines, Apia, Samoa. Named Savaii. Registered Oct-2014.

• Current •

N980FL in early FRONTIER livery at Calgary.
Photo: John Kimberley © October 1980 - Erik Johannesson Collection
N980FL of FRONTIER at Calgary - CYYC, Alberta.
Photo: Anthony J. Hickey © October 1989 - Michael J. Ody Collection
F-GFYE of air vendée at Nantes - LFRS, France.
Photo: Unknown photographer © August 1986 - Erik Johannesson Collection
F-GFYE "ILE d'YEU" of air vendée at La Roche-sur-Yon.
Photo: Jean-Yves Miginiac © 26 August 1987 - Michael J. Ody Collection
F-GFYE "GALILEE" of SNUNIT at Rouen - LFOP, France.
Photo: Jean-Yves Miginiac © 01 December 1989 - Michael J. Ody Collection
V3-HFM of MAYA at Belize City.
Photo: Unknown photographer © April 1995
C-FHKB of Allegiance Airways at Stavangar - ENZV, Norway.
Photo: Erik Olsen Bru © 25 June 2013 - Erik Johannesson Collection
C-FHKB in "work boots" at Iqaluit - CYFB.
Photo: Peter Brown © 16 August 2013 - Erik Johannesson Collection
PJ-WCA at Saint-Barthelemy.
Photo: Frank Jaeger © 18 March 2014 - Erik Johannesson Collection