N233N on her Lake Washington dock.
Photo: Lary Cullimore © 15 September 2012 - Aird Archives
N233N sporting amphibs at Meadow Mist Airport, Bellingham.
Photo: John Nordstrom © 12 July 2005
N233N about to land at KBFI returning from California.
Photo: Nicolai Musante © 30 April 2004
N233N on display at Victoria Conference.
Photo: Neil Aird © 18 October 2002
N233N at Boeing Field, Seattle, WA.
Photo: Via John N. Nordstrom © 21 April 2000
N48214 at Millville, New Jersey, her old United States Army VA-NG markings showing through, and looking neglected.
Photo: John Hevesi / Marphoto © October 1993
N48214 at Millville, New Jersey, only recently arrived from storage at Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona.
Detail showing an ARA 31 dipole antenna in place. (see below)
Photo: John Hevesi / Marphotos © July 1977
55-4594 when serving with the Virginia National Guard
Photo: Unknown photographer © - Marcel Fluet-Lecerf Collection


55-4594 • N48214 • C-FHKK



55-4594 US Army #1632. L-20 No. 633. Command A-9. Delivered 03-Oct-1956. Built as L-20A and re-designated U-6A in 1962.

55-4594 Virginia National Guard.

55-4594 Stored at MASDC., Davis Monthan AFB., AZ. 07-Oct-1974 to 17-Jul-1975. PCN (Product Control Number) UD060.

N48214 State of New Jersey, Atlantic City, NJ. Dates currently unknown.

N48214 Cumberland County Board of Vocational Education, Rosenhayne, Bridgetown, NJ. Regd 01-Jul-1977. On USCAR at 02-Mar-1990 & 29-Feb-1992.

N48214 Logaire Inc., Annapolis, MD. Regd Jan-1994.On USCAR Dec-1995.

C-FHKK Imported into Canada. Regd 1996.

C-FHKK Komaham Lodge Air Ltd., Terrace, BC. Regd 22-May-1996. Canx 04-Aug-1998 on export to USA.

Accident: Private Strip 6ml NE of Terrace, BC. 27-May-1998. The pilot was attempting a takeoff using a home built dolly in a strong cross wind. The aircraft lost directional control and departed off of the intended take off path and struck a pothole. The aircraft suffered substantial damage when the undercarriage spreader bars failed. The one person on board, the pilot reported no injuries. CADORS report 1998P0305.

Airworthiness Date: 03-Aug-1998. Category - Normal

N233N J. W. Limited, Seattle, WA. Regd 07-Aug-1998. regd 11-Aug-2014. Left register 21-May-2018.

Note: Attended de Havilland Canada Out of Production meet at Victoria, BC, 18-20-Oct-2002.

Note: Baron STOL wing conversion.


Illustration (c) US ARMY - via Dennis Newell
Illustration © US ARMY - via Wayne Mutza/Aird Archives