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

• N35062 de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out 10-Sep-1974. First flight 10-Sep-1974.

• N35062 US Dept of Energy, Albuquerque, NM. Delivered 26-Sep-1974 & 19-Jun 1975.

• N35062 Operated by Ross Aviation, Albuquerque, NM., 26-Sep-1974.

Note: In 1994 participated in testing a Precision Drop Parachute system (PDP). This was designed to allow accurate drops to the military in the field using a GPS system to control a RAM system parachute.

• N35062 US Dept of Energy, Albuquerque ,NM. Regd Jan-1975.

• N162DE Re regd US Dept of Energy, Albuquerque, NM., 21-Jul-1997.

• N162DE Gravitas Aviation. Vancouver BC. (JHH Aircraft Inc.,  Lancaster. CA). Regd 21-Dec-2010.

• N162DE Rampart Aviation, Franklinton, NC. Leased 16-Sep-2011.

Airworthiness Certificate - 06-Oct-2011 Category; Aerial Surveying.

Flew 18-Apr-2012  Louisburg, NC – White Plains, NY – Bangor, ME.20-Apr-2012. Bangor, ME - Goose Bay21-Apr-2012 Goose Bay, NL Narssarsuaq, Greenland 23-Apr-2012 Reykjavik  Wick, Scotland to Den Helder-De Kooy, Netherlands. Reason unknown

Flew 01-Oct-2012 Leylstad, Netherlands - Nice-Cote d'Azur, France - Lamezia Terme, Italy

Flew 16-Oct-2012 Bangkok-Don Muang, Thailand - Kuala Lumpur-Subang, Malaysia Bangkok- Jakarta-Halim, Indonesia. 18-Oct-2012 Planned Jakarta-Halim, Indonesia (WIHH) - Surabaya-Juanda, Indonesia - Kupang-El Tari, Indonesia.18-Oct-2012 Kupang-El Tari, Indonesia - Darwin, NT, Australia. 19-Oct-2012 Darwin, NT, Australia - Kununurra, WA, Australia (YPKU)

Note: The reason for this movement is unknown as is any detail of a lease.

• N162DE Rampart Aviation, Franklinton, NC (Corvaire LLC, Colorado Springs, CO). Regd 05-Aug-2013.

Ferried 01-Jun-2014 Louisburg-Triangle North, NC - Bangor, ME. 02-Jun-2014 Bangor, ME - Goose Bay, NL 03-Jun-2014 Goose Bay, NL - Narsarsuaq, Greenland. 06-Jun-2014 Reykjavik, Iceland - Wick, - Amsterdam, Netherlands 07-Jun-2014 Amsterdam, Netherlands - Venice, Italy - Kerkyra, Greece. 07-Jun-2014 Kerkyra, Greece - Alexandria-Borg el Arab, Egypt. Gap in coverage. 16-Jun-2014 Kupang-El Tari, Indonesia - Darwin, NT 17-Jun-2014 Darwin, NT Horn Island, QLD - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

• N162DE Transferred to Transport Company LLC., Colorado Springs, CO (Corvaire LLCColorado Springs, Colorado) 19-Jun-2014.

Flew 19-Feb-2015 London-Luton, UK - Wick, UK 20-Feb-2015 Wick, UK – to unknown location possibly Keflavik Iceland.

Flew Colorado Springs, CO - Mena, AR 09-Mar-2017, and Mena, AR - Colorado Springs, CO 05-Apr-2017, presumably after painting.

N162DE Rampart Aviation Inc., , Colorado Springs, CO [Corvaire LLC].Regd 05-Aug-2013

Visited Medavia, Luqa, Malta between 23-Nov-2017 and 30-Nov-2017.

Flew Coventry, UK- Wick, UK  - Keflavík, Iceland – Narsarsuaq, Greenland on 05-Feb-2019, however diverted to Nuuk, Greenland. instead. It continued Nuuk, Greenland - Goose Bay, NL 07-Feb-2019, and Goose Bay, NL - Bangor, ME - Corning, NY on 09-Feb-2019. Then Corning, NY - Pekin, IL - Colorado Springs, CO 13/14-Feb-2019.

Ferried Reykjavik  - Goose Bay – Saquenay/Bagotville. Date and reason unknown at present.

• Current •

N35062 in red and blue colours, at Calgary - CYYC, Alberta
Photo: Dave Dunsmore © May 1985 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N35062 at Calgary - CYYC, Alberta.
Photo: Dave Dunsmore © April 1986 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N35062 back at Calgary - CYYC, Alberta.
Photo: Dave Dunsmore © April 1989 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N162DE at Weschester County / White Plains- KHPN, New York.
Photo: Bill Shull © 24 October 2013 - Erik Johannesson Collection
Photo: Bill Shull © 24 October 2013 - Erik Johannesson Collection
N162DE of RAMPART, departing Hamilton - CYHM, Ontario.
Photo: Rheinhard Zinabold © 08 February 2016