N82SF in her previous life.
Photo: Lamar Bevil © August 2010
N82SF of Southeast Aviation.
All hands on deck, N82SF departs.
Photos: Thor Johnson © 30 September 2006
N82SF adding power at Ketchikan.
Photos: Neil Aird © 16 September 2004
Photo: Thor Johnson © July 2004
N82SF at Renton, Washington.
Photos: Neil Aird © 13 September 1995
N82SF on amphibs at Renton.
Photo: W. Watson © March 1994 - Aird Archives
N82SF on the water at Renton.
Photo: Unknown photographer © April 1993 - Aird Archives
N44CD at Renton, Washington.
Photo: John Kimberley © September 1992 - Aird Archives
Photo: Elwood White © September 1992
N44CD at Kalispell, with a special skydiving door mod.
Photos: © Rod McLean
Photo: Unknown photographer © via Aird Archives


54-1697 • N44CD



54-1697 US Army # 1540. L-20 No.541.Command A-6. Delivered 13-Jul-1955. Built as L-20A and re-designated U-6A in 1962.

54-1697 For sale Coleman Barracks, Mannheim–Sandhofen, Germany. Feb-1972.

N44CD City of Sikeston Civil Defence, Missouri. Dates unknown.

Airworthiness Cert: 18-Jan-1979.

N44CD Rodney F. McLean, Kalispell, Montana. On USCAR at Mar-1990 and 29-Feb-1992. ..

N44CD Rodney F. McLean / Airlease Inc., Renton, WA. Dates unknown

N44CD Airlease Inc., Renton, WA. Regd 20-Jul-1990. Canx 20-Jul-1990 On USCAR at 29-Feb-1992.

N82SF Airlease Inc., Renton, WA. Regd Oct-1993. Canx 02-Jul-2001

N82SF Sound Flight Inc., Renton, WA. Circa 1995.

N82SF Southeast Aviation Inc., Ketchikan, AK. Operated by Snow Mountain Enterprises LLC., Ketchikan, Alaska. Regd 05-Jul-2001.

Accident: Niblack Mine area approximately 23 miles SW of Ketchikan, AK 13-Mar-2012 In an attempt to avoid deteriorating weather, heavy snow and zero visability following departure from the Niblack Mine site, the float equipped aircraft crashed close to a beach near Port Johnson, Prince of Wales, about 23 miles from Ketchikan, leaving the pilot Ernest Robb, 64, of Ketchikan, with serious injuries and passenger Murray Richardson, 56, of Vancouver, BC with minor injuries.

On receiving a report of the crash Alaska State Troopers, Ketchikan Volunteer Rescue Squad, Temsco Helicopters, and Guardian Flight Services responded. The survivors were found out of the partially submerged aircraft about a mile and a half from the departure point by a mine worker who had initiated the search by boat. They were transported to Ketchikan Peace Health Medical Center by Guardian flight services and later airlifted to Harbor View Medical Center in Seattle. The aircraft suffered substantial damage.

N82SF Expired 31-Dec-2014.

Note: Stored at Anchorage, AK. Feb-2016. Fuselage noted at Kenai in Summer 2019.

Stored outside at Kenai


Photos: Ben Cogger © 31 March 2016