c/n 364

N364RA of Bay Air at Dillingham, Alaska.
Photo: Rich Hulina © 19 July 2015
Photo: C. J. Mak © 2007 - Aird Archives
Photo: Ruben Husberg © 29 May 1998
C-FMAY at Vancouver, British Columbia.
Photo: John Kimberley © December 1984
C-FMAY at Vancouver, British Columbia.
Photo: Glen Etchells © August 1983
Photo: John Kimberley © June 1983
C-FMAY on the Fraser River at Vancouver South.
Photo: Glenn Etchells © June 1983
N62300 looking fresh with Mohave County (AZ) Seal.
Photo: Karl Kramer © 06 November 1976 - Kenneth I. Swartz Collection

c/n 364

51-16588 • N9194R • 51-16558 • N62300 • CF-MAY • C-FMAY

N364RA

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51-16558 USAF #1171. L-20 No: 172. Command AF-1. Delivered 22-Sep-1952. Built as L-20A and re-designated U-6A in 1962.

51-16558 Stored at MASDC, Davis Monthan AFB, AZ. 11-Apr-1972 to 08-Feb-1975. PCN (Product Control Number) UD054.

N9194R Department of Emergency, Phoenix, AZ. Regd 30-Aug-1961. Canx 29-May-1963

51-16558 Returned to Air Force? Details Unknown.

N62300 Mojave County Division of Emergency Services, Kingman, AZ. Regd Aug-1975.

CF-MAY Province of Manitoba Air Division, Winnipeg, MB. Poss. Regd Dec-1975.

C-FMAY Province of Manitoba Air Division, Winnipeg, MB. Regd 10-Oct-1978.

C-FMAY Turbine Engines Alberta Ltd., Edmonton, AB. Regn date unknown. Canx 27-May-1981.

Entries with leading dates are from Archive Canada records.

28-May-1981 Edmonton Department of Transport office requests registration C-FMAY for Pellatt & Associates.

29-May-1981 Marks C-FMAY allotted to DHC-2 s/n 364 for Pellatt & Associates Ltd, Edmonton.

15-Jun-1981 Application for Certificate of registration by Pellatt & Associates Ltd, Edmonton.

16-Jun-1981 Bill of Sale; Turbine Engines Alberta Ltd, Edmonton to Pellatt & Associates Ltd (identified as N62300 on document).

17-Jun-1981 Temporary Registration and Flight Permit to ferry Ponoka to Cooking Lake to Ponoka AB for Certificate of Airworthiness renewal.

18-Jun-1981 Certificate of Airworthiness issued.

18-Jun-1981 Certificate of Registration issued to Pellatt & Associates Ltd.

C-FMAY Pellett & Assoc., Ltd., Edmonton, AB. Regd 18-Jun-1981.

22-Jun-1981 Certificate of Registration issued to Aklak Air Ltd, Inuvik NT (under lease).

C-FMAY Aklak Air Ltd., Inuvik, NT. Canx 24-Jun-1982.

6-Jul-1982 Application for Certificate of Registration by Buffalo Airways Ltd.

22-Jul-1982 Certificate of Registration issued to Buffalo Airways Ltd, Fort Smith, NT (under lease).

C-FMAY Buffalo Airways Ltd., Fort Smith, NT. Regd 22-Jul-1982 Canx 13-Sep-1982.

02-May-1983 Certificate of Registration issued to Pellatt & Associates Ltd.

C-FMAY Pellett & Assoc. Ltd., Edmonton, AB. Regd 02-May-1983. Canx 11-May-1983.

24-May-1983 Lease Agreement; Pellatt & Associates to David Oliver and Glen McDonald operating as Atlantis Marine Trading, Vancouver

29-Jul-1983 Application for Certificate of Registration by David Oliver and Glen McDonald, Vancouver

18-Aug-1983 Certificate of Registration issued to David Oliver and Glen McDonald

C-FMAY David Oliver and Glen McDonald operating as Atlantis Marine Trading, Vancouver, BC. Regd 18-Aug 1983. Canx 25-Aug-1983.

 1983 On Edo 5030s at this time.

13-Jun-1984 Certificate of Registration issued to Pellatt & Associates Ltd.

C-FMAY Pellett & Assoc. Ltd., Edmonton, AB. Regd 13-Jun-1984.

13-Jun-1984 Certificate of Registration issued to Calm Air International Ltd, Lynn Lake, MB (on lease from Pellatt & Associates).

15-Jun-1984 Lease Agreement; Pellatt & Associates Ltd to Calm Air International Ltd.

C-FMAY Calm Air International Ltd., Lynn Lake MB Regd 15-Jun-1984.

30-Sep-1984 Lease Agreement; Pellatt & Associates to Powell Air Ltd.

03-Oct-1984 Certificate of Registration issued to Powell Air Ltd, Powell River, BC. (Leased from Pellatt & Associates).

C-FMAY Powell Air Ltd., Powell River, BC. Regd 03-Oct-1984.

24-May-1985 Sold to Richard K. and Jo Ann Armstrong, Dillingham, AK.  $63,500 (with floats).

C-FMAY Canx from CCAR 31-May-1985.

Total hours since new as recorded on Department of Transport records.

17-Jun-1981   6,694 hours.

13-Jun-1982   6,999 hours.

16-May-1984   7,170 hours.

N364RA Richard K. and Jo Ann Armstrong, Dillingham, AK. Regd May, 1985 Detail to be confirmed.

Airworthiness Cert: 16-Jun-1994. Restricted / Other.

N364RA Thomas A. Schlagel, Dillingham, AK Regd 18-Jul-1994.

N364RA Bay Air Inc., Dillingham, AK. Regd 23-Jun-2003. (Tom Schlagel is President of Bay Air.).

Current

USAF History

51-16558 was made available on 09-Sep-1952 and accepted on 15-Sep-1952 by the 6600th Air Depot AMO (Air Material Overseas Unit), at Downsview, Ontario after which it was delivered to the Tactical Air Command at Alexandria AFB, LA and the 6th Liaison Squadron on 22-Sep-1952 where it remained until 26-Mar-1953. It moved to Shaw AFB SC for a few days until 03-Apr-1953 before returning to the 6th Liaison Sqd at Alexandria This attachment was somewhat longer, until 18-Jan-1954 as it then crossed over to the 366th Fighter Bomber Wing remaining until 29-Apr-1955.

A change of assignment now saw it with the Air Training Command. The initial base was Luke AFB, AZ where it was attached to the 3600th Combat Crew Training Wing and stayed until 29-Dec-1955 when it moved to Williams AFB., Arizona joining the 3525th Pilot Training Wing which a month later on 01-Feb-1956 was re designated as 3525th Combat Crew Training (CCT) Wing.

Emblem of the 3600th Combat Training Wing

On 07-Feb-1957 it is recorded as having returned to DHC at Downsview, Ontario remaining until 28-Mar-1957. It returned to active service back with the 3525th CCT Wing at Williams AFB. The unit re assigned to the Tactical Air Force and was re designated as the 4530th CCT Wing on 01-Jul-1958 remaining until 11-Aug-1960. Its next move was to Washington, DC., and the 1100th Air Base Wing at Bolling AFB., which was attached to Headquarters Command. It remained until 17-May-1961 after which it is shown as passing to the Oklahoma City Air Depot at Tinker AFB., Oklahoma. This was initially assigned to the Air Force Material Command and in Jan-1963 to the Air Force Logistics Command. The next attachment was to the Fairchild Aircraft Company Facility at Hagerstown, Maryland from 11-Feb-1963.

The aircraft’s further USAF history is to be researched.