N64397 working from Beluga lake, at Homer, Alaska.
Photo: Anton Heuman © 09 October 2022 - Aird Archives
N64397 back with west coast window mod.
Photo: Danny Hoggard © 27 May 2014
N64397 at Sealand for repaint.
Photo: Dirk Septer © 27 February 2014
N64397 just arrived from Ketchikan, at Tyee Spit facility.
Photo: Pete Killin © 26 February 2014
N64397 still in those magnificent colours!
Photo: Danny Hoggard © 30 December 2013
N64397 still earning her keep in Ketchikan.
Photos:Danny Hoggard © 07 May 2013
N64397 now working in Ketchikan.
Photos: Neil Aird © 16 September 2004
N64397 my very first Beaver charter!
Photo: Neil Aird © August 1990
N64397 at Nanaimo, BC.
Photo: Lenn Bayliss © 1992
N64397 gets some maintenance.
Photo: Unknown photographer © September 1989 - Aird Archives
N64397 at Kenmore home base.
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © 05 September 1980
Photo: Dave Hedge © 28 January 1980 - Aird Archives
53-7943 tied down at a chilly Fort Meade.
Photo: Unknown photographer © December 1957 - Robin A. Walker Collection




53-7943 US Army #1484. L-20 No: 485. Command AF-4. Delivered 31-Jan-1955. Built as L-20A and re-designated U-6A in 1962.

N64397 Kenmore Air Harbor Inc., Kenmore, WA. Regd Mar-1973. Still shown on USCAR at 02-Mar-1990 and in Kenmore marks in early 1992.

Airworthiness Date: 06-Jun 1974.

N64397 Promech Inc., Ketchikan, AK. 26-Jun-1992.

N64397 Vincent D. Ditmore, Anchorage, AK. Regd 08-Sep-1993. Canx 05-Jul-2005.

Incident: Ketchikan Harbour, AK. 05-Jun 1996. Bird Strike. On approach to landing the aircraft flew into flock of gulls as they rose from feeding on the water at the approach of the aircraft. Multiple strikes on propeller right hand side windshield, wing strut & horizontal stabiliser. Aircraft checked by maintenance, no damage found. Aircraft washed down and returned to service.

N64397 Kevin M. Hack, Ketchikan, AK. Regd date currently unknown. Canx 03-Oct-2005.

N64397 PM Air LLC., Ketchikan, AK. Regd 07-Oct-2005. Canx 23-May-2008.

N64397 Dole Enterprises LLC., operating as PM Air, (Promech) Ketchikan, AK. Regd 30-May-2008.

Note: West Coast Window modification and repaint at Sealand, Campbell River, BC and back with Promech by May-2014.

N64397 Alaska Aviation Adventures LLC., Homer, AK. Regd 26-Sept-1022.