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C-GAQX at Vancouver, BC.
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © 25 November 1976
C-GAQX a month later on wheels.
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © 27 December 1976
C-GAQX with Sparmac Timber Ltd., titles.
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © August 1976
C-GAQX outside Aero Flite at Vancouver.
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © April 1975
C-GAQX off Malcolm Island, BC.
Photo: Tom Langdon © via Gord Jenkins
C-GAQX at Vancouver, BC.
Photo:  Kenneth I. Swartz  ©  October 1986
C-GAQX in ORCA titles, at Port MacNeil, BC..
Photo:  Lenn Bayliss  ©  May 1989
C-GAQX a year before her ditching.
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © 14 August 1990 - via Aird Archives

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58-2030

C-GAQX

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58-2030 US Army # 1910 L-20 No. 911. Command A-16. Delivered 02-Jul-1959. Built as L-20A and re-designated U-6A in 1962.

58-2030 Stored at MASDC., Davis Monthan AFB., AZ. Dates unknown.

Note: This Beaver is reported as purchased by B & M in 1975, in the book “For the love of flying” but all other Beavers purchased at this period were from Davis Monthan on 01-Apr-1973. The matter is further confused by the book quoting 58-2029 and also the FAA records quoting this as a Cessna U-3A and current as N6476 and separately as N88919 both registrations relating to C/n 1361.

C-GAQX B & M Aviation Ltd., Lachute, QC. Regd Apr-1975.

C-GAQX Sparmac Timber Ltd., Burnaby. BC. Regd prior to Certificate of Airworthiness renewal dated 28-Mar-1976. Canx date currently unknown.

C-GAQX Staron Flight. Leased to Hoeya Sound Fish Lodge. On CCAR at May-1981. Canx May-1982.

C-GAQX Blair Air Ltd., Campbell River, BC. Canx 04-Jul-1983.

C-GAQX Coval Air Ltd., Campbell River, BC. Canx 15-Jul-1983.

C-GAQX Orca Air (1987) Ltd., Port McNeill, BC. Canx 02-Jun and 03-Jun-1988.

C-GAQX Orca Air (1987) Ltd., Port McNeill, BC. Regd 07-Sep-1988. Canx & Deleted 28-Jan-1993, following accident.

Accident: Near Compton Point, BC. 30-Sep-1991. Ditched in sea. Other details unknown.

Ditched in sea and unrecovered

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