N77KZ at Napaskiak.
PhotoLawrence Evan © 12 November 2020
N77KZ all better, ready to go to Bethel.
Photos: Ben Cogger © 10 August 2020
N77KZ oh dear.
Photo: Jeff Barney © September 2019
N77KZ arrives at Bethel.
Photos: JoJo Prince © 27 August 2019
N77KZ still looking great.
Photo: Mike Pink © 17 May 2004
N77KZ awaiting warmer times.
Photo: Derek Linder © October 2001
N77KZ at Merrill Field, Anchorage.
Photo: Marco Kosterman ©10 June 2001 - Aird Archives
N77KZ on skis at Anchorage.
Photo: Ruben Husberg © 26 May 1998 - Aird Archives
N77KZ all tanked up.
Photo: John Kimberley © July 1990
N77KZ waiting for float season at Lake Hood.
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © May 1987
N9630A sitting at Anchorage, Alaska.
Photo: Unknown photographer / GG © 07 September 1981 - Aird Archives
S-1 at Deelen AFB in 1973.
Photos:© Jan-Willem de Wijn © 30 June 1973 - Aird Archives
S-1 / 55-3485 at Eelde.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 30 May 1970 - Kenneth I. Swartz Collection
S-1 / 55-3485 at Koksyde.
Photo: U. de Bruyn © 07 June 1969 - Rainer Haufschild Collection - Aird Archives
S-1 ready to deliver mail to Wadden Islands.
Photo: KLu © January 1963 - NIMH - Collectie Nederlands Instituut voor Militaire Historie.
S-1 air-to-air publicity images.
Photo: de Havilland Canada © c.November 1958

via NIMH - Collectie Nederlands Instituut voor Militaire Historie.

Photo: de Havilland Canada © c.November 1958 - (DHC Print 9097)


55-3485 • S-1 • 55-3485 • N9630A



55-3485 US Army # 1615. L-20A No 616. Command A-8. Delivered 25-Jul-1956. Built as L-20A. Re-designated U-6A in 1962.

S-1 On loan under Military Assistance Programme to Koninklijke Luchtmacht / Royal Netherlands Air Force. Delivered on board SS American Trapper. 24-Nov-1956.

S-1 334 Transport Squadron, Valkenburg, later Ypenburg, Netherlands.

S-1 300 Squadron / GpLV at Deelen AFB., from 07-Oct-1966. Later Gilze-Rijen AFB. w.f.u. 01-Sep-1974 and returned under loan terms.

55-3485 Returned to US Army.

N9630A Raymond L. Beaver, Anchorage, AK. Regd Nov-1978.

N77KZ Philip E & Carol M. Driver, Anchorage, AK. Regd 22-Oct-1987.

Airworthiness date: 07-Sep-2007. Standard, restricted. Category – Other.

N77KZ Michael W. Renfro, Bethel, UK. Regd 13-Mar-2016.

Accident: Mountain Village, AK. 22-Sep-2019. The aircraft impacted a bank during an attempted takeoff, flapless, from a lake in Mountain Village, Alaska. The aircraft sustained substantial damage and there were no reported injuries. Rebuilt and returned to service.