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Serial #: RCAF11047
Construction #: CV-343
Civil Registry:
  CF-OFI
  C-FOFI
  N343CV
Model(s): PBV-1A
Name: None
Status: Airworthy
Last info: 2005
History:
Delivered to RCAF as RCAF11047.
- BOC: Feb. 24, 1944.
- SOC: Apr. 26, 1962.
Province of Newfoundland & Labrador, 1965-1973.
- Registered as CF-OFI.
Government of Newfoundland & Labrador, St. Johns, Newfoundland, 1979-1990.
- Registered as C-FOFI.
- Withdrawn from use, St. Johns, Fewfoundland.
Buffalo Airways, Red Deer/Yellowknife, 2002.
- Stored.
Hans Lauridsen, Carefree, AZ, 2005
- Registered as N343CV.
 

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Serial #: RCAF9837
Construction #: CV-271
Civil Registry:
  CF-CRP
  C-FCRP
Model(s): PBV-1A
Name: None
Status: Unknown
Last info: 1992
History:
Delivered to RCAF9837.
- BOC: Sept. 7, 1943.
- SOC: Nov. 29, 1945.
Canadian Pacific Airlines, Vancouver, BC, Nov. 1945-1957.
- Registered as CF-CRP.
Trans Labrador Airlines, May 9, 1957.
Eastern Provincial Airways Ltd, Gander Newfoundland, 1970.
Province of Newfoundland & Labrador, 1973
Province of Newfoundland & Labrador, St. Johns, Newfoundland, 1979-June 1990.
- Registered as C-FCRP.
- Flew as tanker #6.
North Atlantic Aviation Museum, Gander, Newfoundland, 1990-1992.
 

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Bureau #: 68058
Construction #: CV-605
Civilian Registration:
  NC65715
  TF-RVG
  CF-DFB
  C-FDFB
Model(s):
  PBV-1A
  OV-10A
Name: None
Status: Display
Last info: 1992
  History:
Delivered to USAAF as 44-34094.
Registered as NC65715 by ??, 19??.
Icelandair/Flugflelag Islands, Keflavik, 1949-1952.
- Registered as TF-RVG.
Aero Magnetic Surveys Ld, Toronto, Ontario, 1952-1956.
- Registered as CF-DFB.
Kenting Aviation Ltd, Toronto, Ontario, 1956-1959.
Hunting Survey Corp, Toronto, Ontario, 1960.
Kenting Aviation Ltd, Toronto, Ontario, Apr. 1962.
Wheeler Airlines, St. Jovite Station, Quebec, 1965.
Wheeler Northland Airways Ltd, St. Jean, Quebec, 1970-1971.
Austin Airways, Timmins, Ontario June 2, 1971-1976.
Wheeler Norhtland Airways Ltd, St. Jean, Quebec, Mar. 1, 1976.
Province Of Newfoundland & Labrador, St. Johns, Newfoundland, Oct. 1978-Aug. 1990.
- Registered as C-FDFB.
- Flew as tanker #1.
Reported displayed at Botwood, Newfoundland, 1991-1992.
 

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Serial #: RCAF11094
Construction #: CV-437
Civilian Registration:
  CF-NJE
  C-FNJE
Model(s): PBV-1A
Name: None
Status: Stored?
Last info: 2002
  History:
Delivered to RCAF as RCAF11094.
– BOC: June 22, 1944.
– SOC: May 25, 1961.
Canso A Crown Assets Disposal Corporation, Ottawa, Ontario, 1961.
Canspec Air Transport Ltd, Calgary Alberta, Apr. 1961.
– Registered as CF-NJE.
– Ferried from Vulcan AB to Calgary, 1961.
— Civil conversion to sprayer by Field Aviation.
— Operated by Field Aviation, Calgary, 1963-1963.
—– Used for pest control spraying.
Chiupka Airways Ltd, Lynn Lake, Manitoba, 1965-1966.
Northland Airlines, Winnipeg, Manitoba, 1968.
Midwest Airlines, Winnipeg Manitoba, 1969-1971.
Nordair Airways, Winnipeg Manitoba, Sept. 2, 1971-1972.
Ilford Riverton Airways, Winnipeg, Manitoba, 1973.
St Felicien Air Service, Roberval, Quebec, 1973-1976.
Survair Ltd, Ottawa, Ontario, 1977-1978.
– Struck rocks during water landing, Fort Chimo, Quebec, Sept. 9, 1977.
Government of Newfoundland & Labrador, St John's, Newfoundland, May 4, 1978-1996.
– Registered as C-FNJE.
– Flew as tanker #7, later #702.
Hicks & Lawrence Ltd, St Thomas, Ontario, Apr. 23, 1996.
Buffalo Airways, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, June 4, 1996-2002.
– Flew as tanker #702.
– Crashed & sank during water pickup on a lake, July 24, 2001.
— 40km east of Inuvik, Northwest Territories, (no injuries).
– Aircraft recovered.
 

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Bureau #: 67893
Construction #: CV-430
Civilian Registration:
  CF-NJC
  C-FNJC
Model(s):
  PBV-1A
  OV-10A
Name: None
Status: Airworthy
Last info: 1992
History:
Delivered to USAAF as 44-33929.
Eastern Provincial Airways, Gander, Newfoundland, 1965.
- Registered as CF-NJC.
Province of Newfoundland & Labrador, St. Johns, 1970-1992.
- Registered as C-FNJC, 1985.
- Flew as tanker #5.
 

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Bureau #: 46655
Construction #: 2019
Civil Registry:
  N10014
  CF-IZU
  C-FIZU
Model: PBY-6A
Name: None
Status: Airworthy
Last info: 1990
History:
Registered as N10014 by ??, 19??.
World Wide Airways, 1956.
- Registered as CF-IZU.
Montreal Air Service, Montreal, Quebec, 1965.
Province of Newfoundland & Labrador, St, Johns, NFLD, 1970-1990.
- Registered as C-FIZU, 1979.
- Flown as tanker #4.
 

 
Bureau #: 48429
Construction #: 1791
Civilian Registration:
  N1565M
  CF-IGJ
  C-FIGJ
Model: PBY-5A
Name: None
Status: Unknown
Last info: 1992
History:
Charlotte Aircraft Corp, Charlotte, NC, 1954.
- Registered as N1565M.
Province of Newfoundland & Labrador, St. Johns, Newfoundland, 1965-1980.
- Registered as CF-IGJ.
- Registered as C-FIGJ, 1979.
- Flew as tanker #2.
- Crashed during forced landing, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Dec. 19, 1980.
- Struck off Aug. 1981.
Wreckage reported St. Jean, Quebec, Sept. 1982-1992.
 

 
Bureau #: 67888
Construction #: CV-420
Civilian Registration:
  CF-NCJ
Model(s):
  PBV-1A
  OV-10A
Name: None
Status: Unknown
Last info: 1973
History:
Delivered to USAAF as 44-33924.
Government of Newfoundland & Labrador, St. Johns, 1973.
- Registered as CF-NCJ.