• CF-FHX Purchased by Austin Airways Ltd., Toronto, ON. 19-Jul-1949.
Entries preceded by dates and indented are from Department of Transport files.
22-Jul-1949 G.A. Neal test flies for Aircraft Inspection Release Certificate.
25-Jul -1949 DHC advise Department of Transport that DHC-2 c/n 60 owned by Austin Airways Ltd.
25-Jul -1949 Application for Certificate of Registration by Austin Airways Ltd., Toronto, ON.
26-Jul -1949 Authority to operate pending issue of formal Certificate of Airworthiness and Certificate of Registration granted to Austin Airways Ltd., Toronto, ON.
Jul -1949 DHC advises Department of Transport that CF-FHN loaned to Austin Airways pending delivery of CF-FHX.
26-Jul -1949 Certificate of Registration #8189 entered on Register of Canada (document issued and dated 25-AUG-1949).
26-Jul -1949 Certificate of Airworthiness #3151 issued (document issued 25-Aug-1949).
Note. Received the wing set from c/n 69 CF-HEP following the accident to it in Sep-1967. No comment in Department of Transport files.
Accident: 48°34’N 90°18’W 05-Oct-1968 On an un-named lake in Ontario while operating for International Nickel Company of Canada, while trying to retrieve his cap pilot fell into prop and severed his right arm. (Accident report does not report that Brian Steed dragged himself, just, on to the floats and up into the cabin and flew -FHX back to base! His story is told in AUSTIN AIRWAYS Canada’s Oldest Airline, by Milberry).
01-Oct-1976 Application for Certificate of Registration by Lakeland Airways Ltd., Temagami, ON.
25-Oct-1976 Certificate of Registration issued to Lakeland Airways Ltd., Temagami, ON.
• CF-FHX Lakeland Airways Ltd., Temagami, ON. Regd 25-Oct-1976
23-Nov-1976 Certificate of Registration re-issued to reflect change of marks to C-FFHX.
•C-FFHX Lakeland Airways Ltd., Temagami, ON. Regd 23-Nov-1976
Accident: Maple Mountain, ON. 47.24N/80.20W 06-Jun-1981. Reported as crashed into high ground and destroyed by fire. Pilot Bruce Elliott and three passengers killed. Aircraft written off.
Note: Ralph Baxter reports that FHX had over 19,500 hours at the time of the accident.
• C-FFHX Canx by Transport Canada 17-May-1984 and deleted 22-Jul-1987.