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67-062 • 062-7062

7062

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

• 67-062 de Havilland Canada Inc. Downsview, ON. Rolled out 14-Jul-1967. First flight 22-Jul-1967.

• 67-062 Royal Norwegian Air Force 719 Sqdn, Bodø, Norway. Delivered at Downsview 12-Sep-1967 & accepted 16-Sep-1967. Coded “XJ-M”.

• 062-7062 Royal Norwegian Air Force 719 Sqdn, Bodø, Norway. Re serialled Jun-1972.

• 7062 Royal Norwegian Air Force 719 Sqdn, Bodø, Nporway. Re serialled 16-Mar-1973. (Previous code went to a new Sea King). Withdrawn from use Jan-2001.

• 7062 Royal Norwegian Air Force Museum at Gardermoen AFB., for display.

RNoAF history. Ferry flight started from Downsview on 16-Sep-1967. Route was via Halton - Bagotville - Schefferville - Frobisher -Söndre Strömfjord - Keflavik - Flesland – Kjeller, arriving at Bodø AFB., Norway on 28-Sep-1967, for 719 Squadron and coded “XJ-M”. It went to the RNoAF Material Command (LFK), Kjeller AFB, for depot maintenance between 30-Sep & 10-Oct-1968 At the time it had a total of 417hrs. RNoAF Material Command (LFK), Kjeller AFB., for depot maintenance between 05 & 28-Jan-1970 Total time 1,038 hours. RNoAF Material Command (LFK), Kjeller AFB., for depot maintenance between 08 & 25-Jun-1970. Total hours 1,312. RNoAF Material Command (LFK), Kjeller AFB., for depot maintenance IRAN (Inspection and repair as necessary) between 05-Jan & 30-Jun-1976 when it had reached 4,697 hours. It also received a new paint scheme. FinAlleghenny maintenance work was contracted out to Fred Olsen Flyveselskap AS; Fornebu Airport, Oslo, for IRAN. Total hours at that time 11,300 hours. It als received a new camouflage paint scheme. Struck of charge 2001 and passed to the Royal Norwegian Air Force Museum at Gardermoen AFB., for display.

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67-062 M-XJ in official image.
Photo: Unknown photographer © Luftforsvaret - Forsvarets Flysamling Gardermoen Collection
7062 in a beautiful portrait.
Photo: Unknown photographer © Date unknown - John Mounce Collection - Aird Archives
7062 at RAF Greenham Common RIAT display.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 01 June 1980 - Michael J. Ody Collection