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c/n 22
CF-FHH on a dolly at Downsview in 1948.
Photo: de Havilland Canada - Bombardier © 14 October 1948 (DHC negative 208)

c/n 22

CF-FHH

N4766

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The entries precededby a date are extracts from the Department of Transport archives.

14-Oct-1948 application for registration by John Frederick MacKellar, Fort Frances, ON (private category).

15-Oct-1948 Test flown for Aeroplane Inspection Release Certificate by G. A. Neal.

19-Oct-1948 DHC advise Department of Transport that owner of Beaver CF-FHH c/n 22 is J. F. MacKellar

19-Oct-1948 Certificate of Airworthiness #2946 issued.

19-Oct-1948 Certificate of Registration #7650 issued to J. F. MacKellar, Fort Frances,ON.

• CF-FHH J. F. MacKellar, Fort Frances, ON. Regd 19-Oct 1948. Delivered 19-Oct-1948.

Note: Only direct note of J. F. MacKellar is having been a well known Curler at Fort Frances, but MacKellar was Resident Manager of the Ontario-Minnesota Pulp & Paper Company Ltd., at Fort Frances, ON.

15-Dec-1960 Application for registration by The Ontario-Minnesota Pulp & Paper Company Ltd., Fort Frances, ON.

19-Jan-1961 Certificate of Registration #23981 issued to Ontario-Minnesota Pulp & Paper Company.

• CF-FHH The Ontario Minnesota Pulp & Paper Co., Fort Frances, ON. Regd 19-Jan-1961. Canx between Mar 1968 and Mar-1969.

Note: The paper mill at Fort Frances opened began operations in 1914 and closed in 2014.

• CF-FHH de Havilland Aircraft of Canada Ltd. Actual regd date unknown.

16-Jul-1968 Bill of Sale; de Havilland Aircraft of Canada to Bannock Aerospace Ltd., Toronto, ON.

• CF-FHH Bannock Aerospace, Toronto, ON.. Canx Jul 1968.

26-Jul-1968 Bill of Sale; Bannock Aerospace Ltd to Hi-Shear Corporation, Torrance CA.

• CF-FHH Cancelled CCAR. 30-Jul-1968.

Total time as recorded at Departmert of Transport archives.

20-Aug-1950    837 hours.

20-Aug-1951   1,396 hours.

27-Aug-1953   2,388 hours.

05-Jun-1957   4,456 hours.

16-Apr-1958   4,786 hours.

04-May-1959   5,330 hours.

09-May-1960   5,837 hours.

01-May-1961   6,325 hours.

04-May-1962   6,857 hours.

30-Apr-1963   7,313 hours.

05-May-1964   7,864 hours.

10-May-1965   8,234 hours.

05-May-1966   8,551 hours.

03-May-1967   8,957 hours.

06-May-1968   9,449 hours.

• N4766 Hi Shear Corporation, Torrance, CA. Regd 29-Jul-1968.

Accident: Prince O’Wales, AK. 30-Dec-1974. The float-equipped aircraft had partial power failure during landing rollout causing left wing to hit sandbar in river. Substantial damage to aircraft. Pilot uninjured. ANC75AA049.

• N4766 Jack R. Swaim, Ketchikan, AK. Regd 29-Apr-1975. Canx 09-May.1975.

Note Apparently sold to the US without the required Certificate of Airworthiness For Export and there are notes on the file about the problems that the lack of a certificate presented for Robert Munro of Kenmore Air Harbor when he came to license it in the US the following November.

• N4766 Reported as stored at Kenmore Air Harbor Inc., Kenmore, WA. Nov-1975.

Note. Fuselage noted stored at Kenmore Air Harbor, Kenmore, WA. Aug 1990. Noted again at Kenmore in same state, Sep-1995, no change in status.

Noted several years later, circa 1998 this time outside Al Beaulieu’s hangar (Pacific Aircraft Salvage) at Vancouver, BC. Went to Dave Younger, Surrey, BC.

Remains stored

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