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Series 300

N300SP • AP-AYF • N300SP • N101AC (2) • N171GC • 8P-JML • N171GC • J8-VBR


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

• N300SP de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out 01-Feb-1974. First flight 02-Feb-1974.

• N300SP Raleigh-Durham Airlines, Raleigh, NC (Sea Pines Coy, Raleigh, NC). Delivered 04-Apr-1974.

Arrived at Luqa, Malta from Lisbon on 12-Feb-1975, departing for Cairo, Egypt on 14-Feb-1975 en route to Pakistan.

• AP-AYF PIA - Pakistan International Airlines, Karachi, Pakistan. Regd Mar-1975. Canx. 27-Jan-1976. De registered 27-Jan-1978.

Note: Operated flights for Marathon Petroleum Company in Pakistan.

• N300SP Maguire Leasing, 27-Jan-1976.

• N300SP Leased to Air Carolina, Greenville, SC. 03-Oct-1976 – Oct-1977.

Accident 12-Dec-1976. Details unknown.

• N300SP Returned to Maguire Leasing, San Francisco, CA. 1977.

• N300SP Atlantic City Airlines (Allegheny Commuter), Jan-1978.

• N300SP Name changed to Southern Jersey Airways (Allegheny Commuter), Sep-1989.

• N101AC(2) Re regd to Southern Jersey Airways (Allegheny Commuter), Rio Grande, New Jersey Sep-1989.

• N101AC (2) Returned to service Feb-1989.

• N101AC (2)Grand Canyon Airlines, Grand Canyon, AZ. Regd 30-Nov-1989.

• N171GC Re regd to Grand Canyon Airlines, Grand Canyon, AZ., Feb-1990.

• 8P-JML Leased to Trans Island Air, Barbados, 02-Dec-2003.

• N171GC Returned to Grand Canyon Airlines, Grand Canyon AZ, 29-Apr-2004.

Airworthiness certificate 12-May-2005.

• J8-VBR Leased to SVG Air - St Vincent Grenadine Air, 10-Dec-2004.

• N171GC Returned to Grand Canyon Airlines, Grand Canyon, AZ, 21-Apr-2005.

• N171GC Cortez Fisher, Kirkland, WA, 31-Oct-2005.

• N171GC Lease continued to Grand Canyon Airlines, Grand Canyon, AZ, 31-Oct-2005.

• N171GC Returned to Cortez Fisher, Kirkland, WA. Date currently unknown.

Flew 29-Aug-2012 Del Rio, TX – Brownsville, TX before moving on  to Veracruz, Venezuela and its eventual destination in Lima, Peru.

• N171GC Leased to LC Peru, Lima, Peru. Delivered Oct-2012.

• N171GC Grand Canyon Airlines  (Cortez Fisher LLC) 24-Feb-2014.

Noted at Murrieta, CA on 08-Mar-2017 presumably undergoing Ikhana's "ReLife" program.

• Current •

N300SP ready at Toronto / Downsview - CYZD, Ontario.
Photo: Unknown photographer © February 1974 - Jay Sherlock Collection - Aird Archives
NI0IAC of ALLEGHENY COMMUTER at Philadelphia - KPHL, Pennsylvania.
Photo: Joseph D. Lezark © 12 April 1984 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N101AC of SOUTHERN JERSEY, at Newark - KEWR, New Jersey.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 03 June 1989 - Michael J. Ody Collection
NI7IGC of GRAND CANYON AIRLINES at a snowy Grand Canyon.
Photo: Erik Johannesson © 19 November 1991
N171GC at Boulder.
Photo: Unknown photographer © December 2007 - Erik Johannesson Collection
N171GC at Grand Canyon - KGCN, Arizona.
Photo: Frank Jaeger © 13 May 2015 - Erik Johannesson Collection