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CF-FHZ pre-dawn at Campbell River.
Photo: Bob Kobzey © 01 November 2013
CF-FHZ arrives at Whitehorse airport.
Photo: Alpine Aviation © 10 October 2013
CF-FHZ now with logos, at Whitehorse, Yukon.
Photo: Carmen Williams © 20 June 2013 - Alpine Aviation
Photo: Henry Tenby © 07 June 2013
CF-FHZ at Campbell River, just needs a logo now.
Photos: Bob Kobzey © 06 May 2013
CF-FHZ on South Nahanni River.
Photos: Keith Nunn © 02 August 2009
CF-FHZ bedded down for yet another winter.
Photos: Peter Killin © 13 October 2006
CF-FHZ at Atlin, British Columbia.
Photos: Fred Wallis © 16 August 2005
CF-FHZ wintering at Whitehorse.
Photos: Peggy Olafson © 08 April 2005
CF-FHZ fresh from Kal Air workshop in Vernon, BC.
Photo: John Olafson © 31 October 2002
C-FFHZ with Pacific Coastal titles.
Photo: John Kimberley © July 1990 - Michael J. Ody
C-FFHZ with Harbour Air at Vancouver.
Photo: Phillipe Goupil © August 1986 - Aird Archives
Photo: unknown photographer © July 1986 - Aird Archives
C-FFHZ on Vancouver South ramp.
Photo: © Gary McLeod  
C-FFHZ at Vancouver when with Staron Flight.
Photo: Patrick Martin © 22 September 1984
 
Photo: Glen Etchells © October 1982
C-FFHZ at Vancouver without titles.
Photo: John Kimberley © March 1982 - Aird Archives
CF-FHZ at Sechelt dock.
Photo: John Kimberley © August 1979
CF-FHZ at Vancouver.
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © May 1977
CF-FHZ still with belly tank.
Photo: John Kimberley © September 1975
CF-FHZ north of Ross River in the colours of Terr Air Ltd.
Photo: D. Hosking © c.1969 - Bob Cameron Collection
CF-FHZ an early colour scheme.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 1967 - Ruben Husberg Collection
CF-FHZ comes ashore on delivery to West Coast Air.
Photo: Ian Macdonald © 31 October 1967

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• CF-FHZ John Nesbitt, Edmonton, AB. Delivered 17-Mar-1950.

• CF-FHZ Gilbert A. LaBine SK. Delivered 13-May-1950.

Note: G. A. LaBine is known as the “Father of Uranium” following his finds at Great Bear Lake and other areas. See: http://www.mininghalloffame.ca.html

• CF-FHZ Pacific Western Airlines Ltd., Vancouver, BC. Circa 1955.

• CF-FHZ Yukon Flying Service. Ltd., Whitehorse, YK. Circa 1964.

• CF-FHZ Trans North Turbo Air, Whitehorse, YK. Canx Dec-1967.

Accident: Ross River, Yukon Territory. 06-Jun-1967 (Reported with Great Northern Airways) A miscalculation of the fuel supply resulted in complete fuel starvation. The pilot was unable to reach a suitable landing area, performed a forced landing into a small lake, and hit several trees. Substantial damaged to aircraft. No injuries recorded.

• CF-FHZ Great Northern Airways Ltd., Calgary, AB. Regd Dec-1967. Canx Apr 1969.

• CF-FHZ Reported as International Jet Air Inc. Calgary AB. Regd Apr-1969. Canx Apr-1971.

• CF-FHZ Terr Air (Territories Airways), Ross River, YK. Regd prior to C of A renewal dated 27-Apr-1972.

Accident MacMillan Pass Airstrip.AB. 100ml NE of Ross River. 05-Jan-1971. Ski/wheel configured. After a direct approach up the pass under a low ceiling and poor visability, a landing was made. The pilot failed to observe a snow bank left by a bull (moose?), protruding out onto strip. The left ski struck the snow bank spinning the aircraft around. Substantial damage caused to the aircraft. Pilot and two passengers uninjured. No report on the bull.

Accident: Wing Lake, YT. 10-May-1972. In completein a wheel/ski landing on about 2Ft of snow as the aircraft on roll out one ski broke through the surface. No detail of damage or injury.

Accident: Unamed Lake, YT. 63°29’N 132°03’W. 09-Mar-1973. The pilot was attempting to take off from a lake where overflow conditions resulted in considerable slush being present under the snow. The take off run was longer than normal and the aircraft wouldn’t climb or accelerate after becoming airborne. The aircraft struck the grouns 300ft beyond the edge of the lake.  Substantai damage to the aircraft. Pilot and the one passenger on board were uninjured.

Accident: 5 miles West of Porter Puddle, on Bonnet Plume River, YT. 09-Apr-1974. The take off was aborted when the pilot believed the engine was losing power. The aircraft ran off the end of the strip into some bushed. Minor damage to the aircraft.  Pilot uninjured.

• CF-FHZ HJ Aero-Copter Maintenance. Ltd., . Delta, BC. 1975. Regd prior to C of A renewal dated 11-Jul-1976.

• CF-FHZ Simpson Air Services, Fort Simpson, NT. Regd prior to C of A renewal dated 11-Jul-1977.

Accident: 20 ml SW of Fort Simpson NT: 02-Jul-1976. The engine failed during descent from 5,000 feet and a forced landing was made into trees. Substantial damage. Pilot uninjured.

• CF-FHZ Tyee Airways Ltd., Sechelt, BC. Regn and canx dates currently unknown. C of A issued to Tyee on 15-Mar-1978 & up to 01-May-1981.

• C-FFHZ Staron Flight, Richmond, BC. Canx 27-Aug-1985.

• C-FFHZ Harbour Air Ltd., Richmond, BC. Canx 24-Jun-1988.

• C-FFHZ Air B C Ltd., Richmond, BC. Regd 24-Jun-1988. Canx 06-Sep-1989.

• C-FFHZ Pacific Coastal Airlines, Richmond, BC. Regd 06-Sep-1989. Canx 29-Jun-1990.

• C-FFHZ Klaas H. Heynen, Whitehorse, YK. Regd 29-Jun-1990. Canx 01-Nov-1990.

• CF-FHZ Robert B Cameron, Whitehorse, YK. Regd 01-Sep-2000 & 22-Jan-2002 Canx 16-Jun-2003.

• CF-FHZ Yukon Wings, Whitehorse, YK. Regd 16-Jun-2003. Canx 09-Sep-2007. Re-regd 09-Sep-2007.

• CF-FHZ Simpson Air (1981) Ltd., Fort Simpson, NT. Regd 30-May-2008. Canx 01-Sep-2012. Regd 26-Sep-2012.

• CF-FHZ Alpine Aviation (Yukon) Ltd., Whitehorse, YK. Regd 29-Nov-2012.

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