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EL-AGA in different colours at her home base in Monrovia.
Photo: Unknown photographer © January 1973 - Ruben Husberg Collection
EL-AGA sharing the ramp at Gatwick with Laker Airways Bristol Britannia G-ANBN
Photo: Unknown photographer © August 1967 - Aird Archives
EL-AGA caught in a dark hangar.
Photo: Photographer unknown © Summer 1967 - Aird Archives
CF-VPP at Prestwick - EGPK, Scotland
Photo: Eric Roscoe © 17 May 1967 - Aird Archives
CF-VPP after the rain shower at Gatwick. Short lived markings.
Photo: Peter J. Bish © 30 April 1967
9L-LAB in the sunshine at Gatwick.
Photo: Unknown photographer © June 1965 - Jacques Guillem Collection
Photo: Unknown photographer © 1966 - Ruben Husberg Collection
VR-LAB a much travelled Beaver.
Photo: Unknown photographer © Aird Archives
G-AMVU at Bembridge, on the Isle of Wight.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 1957 - Ian MacFarlane Collection - Aird Archives
G-AMVU in Garden Party setting.
Photo: Dirk Septer Collection

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CF-GCR • G-AMVU • XH455 • G-AMVU • VR-LAB • 9L-LAB • CF-VPP

EL-AGA

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Entries preceded by date are extracts from Canadian Department of Transport archives

01-Jan-1952 Allotment of CF-GCR to de Havilland Aircraft of Canada Ltd (no type).

07-Feb-1952 Test flown for Aircraft Inspection Release Certificate by (signature illegible).

07-Mar-1952 Application for registration by de Havilland Aircraft of Canada Ltd.

07-Mar-1952 DHC advise Department of Transport DHC-2 msn 190 CF-GCR owner is DHC (private category).

07-Mar-1952 Certificate of Airworthiness # 3626 issued.

07-Mar-1952 Certificate of Registration # 10806 issued to de Havilland Aircraft of Canada Ltd.

CF-GCR de Havilland Aircraft of Canada, Downsview, ON. Used as demonstrator. 07-Mar-1952.

10-Sep-1952 Certificates returned to Department of Transport, Export to UK for de Havilland Aircraft Co., Ltd., Hatfield, UK.

10-Sep-1952 Certificates cancelled.

11-Sep-1952 Certificate of Airworthiness For Export # EX-266 issued.

21-Nov-1952 UK registration G-AMVU ‘granted'.

G-AMVU de Havilland England. Delivered 10-Sep-1952. Regd 21-Nov-1952. Certificate of Airworthiness issued 23-Dec-1952. Used as delivered.

XH455 Ministry of Supply (RAF) Sep-1954.

Note: Evaluated by the RAF during Exercise “Battle Royal”.

G-AMVU Regd Oct-1954.

VR-LAB Sierra Leone Selection Trust Ltd., Lungi, Sierra Leone. Regd 25-Sep (Jul?)-1956.

9L-LAB Diamond Corporation of Sierra Leone, Freetown. Regd Jan-1964.

9L-LAB Poss. renamed Diamond Corporation of West Africa, Freetown.

CF-VPP. Details Unknown. Circa May 1967. Short lived registration - for delivery or test flying purposes only I think.

Noted at Gatwick 29-Apr-1967 and also 20-Jul-1967. Prestwick 17-May-1967.

Note:  CF-VPP noted as a Jodel D.1041 from Apr 1968.

EL-AGA. Details unknown. Summer 1967. Last image Jan-1973.

Fate Unknown

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