c/n 1477
ZK-AMA in Auckland Harbour.
Photo: Lenn Bayliss © 26 August 2015
ZK-AMA in action!
Photo: via Chris Sattler - Auckland Seaplanes © 2013
ZK-AMA at Auckland Viaduct, New Zealand.
Named "Aotearoa II"
Photos: Wayne Grant © 01 September 2013
ZK-AMA at Maritime Museum 20th Anniversary celebrations.
Photo: via Chris Sattler - Auckland Seaplanes © 18 August 2013
C-GBVR kicking up some spray on the Fraser River.
Photo: Ian Whyte © 23 September 2009
C-GBVR sporting a pleasant new paint scheme.
Photo: John Racey © 13 August 2006
C-GBVR being brought up from the river.
Photos: Neil Aird © 20 September 2004
C-GBVR all wrapped up, at Vancouver, BC.
Photo: Neil Aird © 2001
C-GBVR shortly after becoming Canadian registered.
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © March 1991
VH-HAQ after arrival in Vancouver, BC.
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © April 1990
VH-HAQ in colour this time, also by Peter.
Photo: Peter Keating © 10 October 1989 - Michael J. Ody Collection
VH-HAQ parked at Shute Harbour, Queensland.
Photo: Peter Keating © 10 October 1989 - Ian MacFarlane Collection
VH-HAQ at Henning Island, Whitsunday Islands.
Photos: A magnificent trio - Lenn Bayliss © 11 June 1988
Photos: Peter Keating © November 1986 - Aird Archives
VH-HAQ at Bankstown - YSBK.
Photo: Unknown photographer © Warwick Bigsworth Collection
VH-HAQ on beaching gear, down by the river.
Photo: John Land © Date unknown

c/n 1477

G-209 • (N37770) • VH-HAQ • C-GBVR

ZK-AMA

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Regn/Serial unknown. Government of the Republic of Ghana for Ghana Air Force.

G-209 Ghana Air Force. Delivered 17-Jul-1961.

(N37770) Resv’d 15-Sep-1976. Canx as n.t.u. On USCAR at 02-Mar-1990 (Officially Canx 08-Nov-2010).

VH-HAQ Air Whitsunday, Airlie Beach, QLD. Dates unknown. P/E 1986

VH-HAQ Reef World Airlines, Whitsunday Islands, QLD 1988, Canx 28-Feb-1989.

VH-HAQ Seair Services, Circa Oct-1989 to circa Apr-1990.

C-GBVR Imported into Canada. 1990.

C-GBVR 371914 BC Ltd., Vancouver, BC. Regd 30-Sep-1993.

C-GBVR Seair Services 1990 Ltd., Vancouver, BC. Regd 30-Sep-1993. Canx 22-Nov-1993.

C-GBVR 371914 BC Ltd., Vancouver, BC. Regd 08-Dec-1993. Canx 22-Feb-1994.

C-GBVR Seair Services 1990 Ltd., Vancouver, BC. Regd 18-Feb-1994. Canx 24-Feb-1994.

C-GBVR 371914 BC Ltd., Vancouver, BC. Regd 14-Aug-1994.

C-GBVR Seair Services 1990 Ltd., Vancouver, BC. Regd 14-Aug-1998. Canx 23-Sep-1998

C-GBVR 371914 BC Ltd., Vancouver BC. Regd 23-Sep-1998. Canx 02-Jun-1999

C-GBVR Seair Services 1990 Ltd., Vancouver BC. Regd 02-Jun-1999. Canx 11-Aug-1999.

C-GBVR 371914 BC Ltd., Vancouver BC. Regd 11-Aug-1999. Canx 28-Jan-2003.

C-GBVR Seair Seaplanes, Richmond, BC. Regd 28-Jan-2003. Canx 09-May-2003.

C-GBVR 371914 BC Ltd., c/o John Cassils, Vancouver, BC. Regd 09-May-2003,

Note: Refurbished interior and exterior by Upper Valley Aviation, BC., in 2006

Note: For sale May-2013. $349,000CDN.

Total time only 4,630 hours. Quoted as second lowest airframe hours of the current Beaver fleet.

Mods include. On EDO 4930 floats Enlarged cabin side windows, domed cabin door windows, lifetime struts, wingtip tanks, battery forward modcargo net and shoulder straps for pilot and co –pilot.

C-GBVR Canx &  deleted 30-May-2013 on export to NZ.

ZK-AMA Auckland Seaplanes Ltd., Auckland, NZ.  Regd 09-Jul-2013.

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"Aotearoa II" is Maori for New Zealand, and this name was given also to celebrate the first TEAL Flying Boat that landed from Sydney in Auckland in 1940.