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Series 200

N1756 • VH-TGU • P2-TGU • P2-RDB


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

• N1756 de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out 22-Jan-1968. First flight 12-Feb-1968. 

• N1756 Accepted by TAA - Trans Australia Airlines, at Downsview 29-Feb-1968. 

Ferried to Australia by Air Capital International Inc., Augusta, KS. Regd 29-Feb-1968. Arrived Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight - March 28, 1968. 

• N1756 Canx Mar-28-Mar-1968. 

• VH-TGU TAA - Trans Australia Airlines, Melbourne, VIC. Regd 11-Apr-1968. 

This aircraft was converted to a DHC-6-200 by Hawker de Havilland, Bankstown – Jun-1969 

• VH-TGU Sold to Territory Airlines, Goroka, PNG. 03-Oct-1973. 

Arrived Goroka on completion of the ferry flight from Australia - October 04, 1973. 

• P2-TGU Territory Airlines, Goroka, PNG, Regd 02-May-1974. 

• P2-TGU Name changed to Talair, Goroka, Papua New Guinea in Dec-1974. 

• P2-RDB Talair, Goroka, Papua New Guinea, Re regd 11-Mar1976. 

Withdrawn from service and stored at Goroka - May 25, 1993. 

Ferried Goroka - Mareeba (QLD) for storage - September 29, 1993. 

Ferried  24-Mar-1994: Cairns - Port Moresby - Port Vila - Pago Pago - Honolulu - San Francisco. 

• N669JW Sold to Down Under Inc., Waynesville, OH, 21-Mar-1994. The aircraft was primarily operated on behalf of Skydive, Sebastian, FL. 

Airworthiness date: 20-May-1994. 

• N669JW Fayard Enterprises, Louisburg, NC, Regd 20-Mar-1997 & 15-May-1997. 

• N669JW Pegasus Air Inc., Laurel, DE. Regd 18-Dec-1999. The aircraft is operated for Skydive Delmarva, Laurel, DE. 

 Flew 18-Mar-2012 West Georgia Regional, GA - Asheville, NC. - Laurel, DE. Presumably exiting the ASI facility following maintenance and returning to base in Delaware. 

• N669JW Kapowsin Air Sports Ltd., Shelton, WA. Regd 10-Aug-2019. 
Flew Shelton, WA – Abbotsford-International, BC – Chilliwack, BC on 22-Oct-2019. Likely for painting at Upper Valley Aviation. 

Current • 

N1756 on the ramp at San Francisco - KSFO, California.
Photo: Jay Sherlock © March 1968 - Aird Archives
VH-TGU at Eagle Farm, Queensland.
Photo: Dave Sparks © April 1971 - Jay Sherlock Collection - Aird Archives
P2-RDB of Talair shown here at Lae - Nadzab, PNG.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 28 June 1979 - Michael J. Ody Collection
P2-RDB depicted in a typical ramp scene at Port Moresby, Papua, New Guinea.
Photo: J. Mason © 02 February 1980 - Michael J. Ody Collection
P2-RDB with TALAIR at Goroka - AYGA, PNG.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 04 April 1992 - John Mounce Collection - Aird Archives
P2-RDB at Mareeba, Queensland.
Photo: Peter Keating © October 1993 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N669JW at Opa-Locka - KOPF, Florida.
Photo: Unknown photographer © December 1996 - Erik Johannesson Collection