c/n 556

C-FEYZ minus the attractive green lower fuselage.
Photo: John Kimberley © July 1984 - Aird Archives
C-FEYZ sporting Latham Island Airways colours.
Photo: John Kimberley  © August 1983 - Michael J. Ody Collection
Photo: Unknown photographer © July 1983 - Aird Archives
C-FEYZ dockside.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © July 1981 - Michael J. Ody Collection
C-FEYZ on a visit to Edmonton - CYXD, Alberta.
Photo: Michael J. Ody © June 1980
C-FEYZ on wheels, minus tail feathers at Yellowknife.
Photo: Keith Simpson © May 1979 - Aird Archives
C-FEYZ still with long range belly tank and red wheels.
Photo: Unknown Photographer © October 1968 - via Karl E. Hayes - Aird Archives

c/n 556

CF-EYZ

C-FEYZ

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Entries preceded by dates are extracts from Department of Transport records at Archive Canada.

29-Apr-1952 Allotment of registrations CF-EYL to CF-EYZ to de Havilland Aircraft Company of Canada Ltd.

24-Sep-1953 de Havilland Aircraft of Canada advises Department of Transport DHC-2 #556 CF-EYZ owned by F.R. Dickson.

25-Sep-1953 Test flown for Aircraft Inspection Release Certificate by G. A. Neal.

25-Sep-1953 Entered on the Register of Canada (certificate issued 17-Nov-1953).

25-Sep-1953 Certificate of Airworthiness #4203 issued (paper certificate issued 17 Nov-1953).

28-Sep-1953 Bill of Sale; de Havilland Aircraft of Canada to Frank Roger Dickson, Regina, SK.

17-Nov-1953 Certificate of Registration #12468 issued to Frank Roger Dickson, Regina, SK.

CF-EYZ Frank Roger Dickson, Regina SK. Regd 28-Sep-1953. Delivered 02-Oct-1953.

11-Jan-1954 Certificate of Registration application by TOCA Oils Ltd., Regina SK.

04-Feb-1954 Bill of Sale; F.R. Dickson to TOCA Oils Ltd., Regina, SK. (Dickson was President of TOCA Oils).

16-Feb-1954 Certificate of Registration #12689 issued to TOCA Oils Ltd, Regina, SK.

CF-EYZ TOCA Oils Ltd., Regina, SK (Tide Water Oil Company, Regina, SK).

20-Jul-1959 Application for Certificate of Registration by Thomas Lamb Airways Ltd., The Pas, MB.

21-Jul-1959 Certificate of Registration #21791 issued to Thomas Lamb Airways Ltd., The Pas, MB.

CF-EYZ Thomas Lamb Airways The Pas, Manitoba. Regd 21-Jul-1959.

14-Sep-1966 Test and Ferry Flight Permit for The Pas to Calgary (no reason given).

31-Dec-1968 Certificate of Registration amended to reflect name change to Lambair Ltd (certificate issued 16-Apr-1969).

CF-EYZ Lambair Ltd., The Pas, MB. Regd 31-Dec-1968.

16-Apr-1969 Certificate of Registration issued to reflect name change to Lambair Ltd (after 12 weeks).

18-Jun-1973 Certificate of Transfer of Ownership; Lambair to Latham Island Airways Ltd., Yellowknife NT.

18-Jun-1973 Application for Certificate of Registration by Latham Island Airways Ltd., Yellowknife NT.

18-Jun-1973 Temporary Certificate of Registration issued to Latham Island Airways Ltd., Yellowknife NT.

09-Jul-1973 Certificate of Registration issued to Latham Island Airways Ltd., Yellowknife NT.

19-Jul-1973 Latham Island Airways found not to have been incorporated. Full Certificate of Registration replaced by Temporary Certificate of Registration to James L. McAvoy

02-Aug-1973 Certificate of Registration reissued to James L. McAvoy (Latham Island Airways), Yellowknife, NT.

CF-EYZ James L. McAvoy (Latham Island Airways), Yellowknife, NT.

28-Mar-1979 Certificate of Transfer of Ownership; J. M. McAvoy to Latham Island Airways Ltd.

07-May-1979 Certificate of Registration re-issued to Latham Island Airways Ltd., Yellowknife, NT.

CF-EYZ Latham Island Airways, (James L McEvoy), Yellowknife, NT. Regd 07-May-1979.

CF-EYZ Pellatt & Assoc. Ltd., Edmonton, AB. Date unknown.

Note: Seems there is no note in Department of Transport files regarding initial involvement of Pellatt & Associates.

06-Aug-1980 Certificate of Registration re-issued to Latham Island Airways Ltd (under lease from Pellatt & Associates).

CF-EYZ Leased to Latham Island Airways, Yellowknife, NT. 06-Aug-1980.

09-Feb-1981 Certificate of Registration issued to Pellatt & Associates Ltd., Edmonton, AB.

CF-EYZ Returned to Pellatt & Associates Ltd., Edmonton, AB. 09-Feb-1981.

04-Aug-1981 Certificate of Registration issued to Latham Island Airways Ltd, Yellowknife NT (under lease).

CF-EYZ Leased to Latham Island Airways, Yellowknife, NT. 04-Aug-1981.

22-Jun-1982 Certificate of Transfer of Ownership; Pellatt & Associates to Latham Island Airways Ltd.

CF-EYZ Transferred ownership to Latham Island Airways, Yellowknife, NT. 22-Jun-1982

15-Jul-1982 Lease Agreement; Pellatt & Associates to Latham Island Airways 15-Jul-1982 – 15-Oct-1982.

Note: Presumed returned ownership to Pellatt & Associates prior to this action.

CF-EYZ Leased to Latham Island Airways, Yellowknife, NT., 15-Jul-1982.

C-FEYZ Returned to Pellatt & Associates, Edmonton, AB., 15-Oct-1982.

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

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

??-Aug-1983 Certificate of Registration issued to David Oliver and Glen McDonald (under lease).

C-FEYZ Leased to David Oliver and Glen McDonald, operating as Atlantis Marine Trading, Vancouver, BC. Regd Aug 1983. Canx 14-Nov-1983

Note: The Department of Transport files appear to be incomplete from this period as it would seem that several leases were set up but there is no mention of the leases ending and the aircraft being returned to Pellatt & Associates or otherwise.

C-FEYZ Sub leased to North Coast Vacations (1983) Ltd. Date unknown.

11-Jun-1984 Lease Agreement; North Coast Vacations (1983) Ltd., to Altair Aviation Ltd., Pitt Meadows, BC 11-Jun-1984 – 11-Jun-1986.

11-Jun-1984 Application for Certificate of Registration by Altair Aviation Ltd (leased from North Coast Vacations (1983) Ltd).

C-FEYZ Sub sub leased to Altair Aviation Ltd., Pitt Meadows, BC. Canx 22-Jun-1984.

12-Jun-1984 Pellatt’ advise Department that aircraft sold to North Coast Vacations - $70,000.

C-FEYZ Purchased by North Coast Vacations (1983) Ltd. Jun-1984.

15-Jun-1984 Certificate of Registration issued to Altair Aviation Ltd (leased from North Coast Vacations (1983) Ltd.

C-FEYZ Lease continues to Altair Aviation Ltd., Pitt Meadows, BC.

15-Jun-1984 Lease to Altair terminated (after four days) (Probably as confused as I have been trying to work out who owns what. ISM.)

Accident: Coal River (Jamie Lake) Near Watson Lake. Yukon, 14-Aug-1984. Crashed when left wing hit trees after take-off from lake and rolled inverted. Henry Smeets owner of North Coast Vacations killed, son seriously injured. Written off. Note: Record shows Latham Islands A/W as owner

C-FEYZ Exeter Developments Ltd., (Waltay Industries), Courtenay, BC. Purchased wreckage.

30-Oct-1984 Bill of Sale; Exeter Developments Ltd (Waltay Industries), Courtenay BC to Seaflight Industries Ltd.

C-FEYZ Seaflight Industries Ltd. Wreckage passed on.

22-May-1985 Bill of Sale; Seaflight Industries Inc, Delta BC to Northsound Aviation Inc., Sedro Woolley, WA.

09-Jul-1985 Cancelled CCAR.

C-FEYZ Deleted 09-Jul-1995 on sale to USA.

Total hours since new as recorded in Canadian Department of Transport files held at Archive Canada.

30-Aug-1956   1,051 hours

16-Aug-1957   1,266 hours

11-Aug-1958   1,404 hours

17-Jul-1959   1,577 hours

13-Jul-1960   2,203 hours

12-Jun-1961   2,872 hours

21-May-1962   3,713 hours

06-Jun-1963   4,065 hours

07-Jun-1964   4,695 hours

17-Sep-1966   5,989 hours

11-Sep-1967   6,678 hours

12-Sep-1968   7,301 hours

25-Aug-1969   7,939 hours

08-Jul-1970   8,421 hours

30-Jul-1971   9,064 hours

06-Aug-192   9,372 hours

07-Aug-1973   10,124 hours

05-Aug-1974   10,575 hours

01-Aug-1975   10,837 hours

15-Aug-1976   11,270 hours

05-Jul-1978   11,587 hours

16-Jul-1979   12,090 hours

21-Jul-1980   12,570 hours

29-Aug-1981   13,301 hours

10-Jul-1982   13,473 hours

08-Oct-1983   13,565 hours

C-FEYZ Northsound Aviation Inc., Sedro Woolley, WA. Purchased wreckage.

Note; Wreckage seen stored at Sedro Woolley in July 2000 in Latham Island colours and markings. Now possibly at Boundry Bay?

Stored

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Photo: John Racey © 31 July 2000