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Serial #: RCAF9815
Construction #:
  CV-249
Civil Registry:
  CF-NJB
  F-ZBAR
  F-ZBBC
  C-FNJB
Model(s): PBV-1A
Name: None
Status: Airworthy
Last info: 2002
  History:
Delivered to RCAF9815.
- BOC: June 2, 1943.
- SOC: May 25, 1961.
Kenting Aviation Ltd, Toronto, Ontario, June 20, 1963-1974.
- Registered as CF-NJB.
- Leased to Protection Civile, Marseilles, France, May 6, 1966-Nov. 1966.
-- Registered as F-ZBAR.
- Reregistered as CF-NJB, Nov. 1966.
- Leased to Protection Civile, Marseilles, France, May 1968-Sept. 18, 1968.
-- Registered as F-ZBBC.
- Reregistered as CF-NJB, Sept. 18, 1966.
- Returned via Dublin.
Norcanair Ltd., Prince Albert Saskatchewan, Apr. 26, 1974-1979.
- Registered as C-FNJB.
Province of Saskatchewan, La Ronge, Sakatchewan, June 23, 1980-1991.
- Flown as tanker #9.
Aero Service LTD, Nanaimo Airport, Vancouver Island, 2002.
 

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Bureau #: 64064
Construction #: 2134
Civil Registry:
  CF-IZZ
  F-ZBAZ
  C-FIZZ
  EC-940
Model: PBY-6A
Name: None
Status: Airworthy
Last info: 1992
History:
Built at Consolidated Factory at Lake Ponchartrain, New Orleans.
World Wide Airways, 1956.
- Registered as CF-IZZ.
Montreal Air Service, Montreal, Quebec, 1965.
Kenting Air Ltd, Toronto, Ontario, 1966.
Protection Civile, Marseilles, May 1966-1973.
- Registered as F-ZBAZ.
- Delivered via Dublin, May 20, 1966.
- Flew as "Black Pelican".
- Damaged in collision with fire vehicle, August 1, 1969.
-- Port wing float ripped off and wingtip damaged.
Field Aviation Co Ltd, Toronto, Ontario, June 1973.
- Registered as CF-IZZ.
Avalon Aviation Ltd, Red Deer, Alberta, 1977-1979.
- Registered as C-FIZZ.
- Sported flaming skull nose art.
Avalon Aviation Ltd, Parry Sound, Ontario, 1979-1986.
- Flew as tanker #5 (later #795).
- Rebuilt with PBY-5A tailplane.
- Retired Parry Sound, Ontario, Feb. 28, 1988-1989.
Servicios Aereos Espanoles SA/SAESA, Cuatro Vientos, Spain, July 4, 1991-1992.
- Delivered from Canada.
- Registered as EC-940.
- Flew as tanker #795.
 

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Bureau #: 64097
Construction #: 2167
Civil Registry:
  N7082C
  F-ZBAW
  C-FHNF
  N7179Y
Model: PBY-6A
Name: None
Status: Stored
Last info: 1992
History:
James Routh/Routh Aircraft, Long Beach, CA, 1963.
- Registered as N7082C.
- Flew as tanker #E94.
Multiple Management Corp, Long Beach, CA, 1963.
Protection Civile, Marseilles, circa 1963-1973.
- Registered as F-ZBAW.
Avalon Aviation Ltd, Red Deer, Alberta, 1976-1979.
- Registered as C-FHNF.
- Leased to Haydn Air, Norway, 1976-1977.
Avalon Aviation Ltd, Parry Sound, Ontario, 1979-1989.
- Flew as tanker #4 (later #794).
- Retired Parry Sound, Ontario, stored, Feb. 28, 1988-1989.
Aircraft Marketing Inc, Albuquerque, NM, Mar. 1991-1992.
- Registered as N7179Y.
- Flew in USN scheme.
- Stored, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 1991-1992.
 

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Bureau #: 64017
Construction #: 2087
Civil Registry:
  N2846D
  N5555H
  F-ZBAV
  CF-HNH
  C-FHNH
  G-BPFY
  N212DM
Model: PBY-6A
Name: None
Status: Unknown
Last info: 1992
History:
Built at Consolidated Factory at Lake Ponchartrain, New Orleans.
Jaydon Enterprises, Riverside, CA, 1962-1963.
- Registered as N2846D.
- Flew as tanker #E87.
Air Tankers Inc, Seattle, WA, 1963.
- Registered as N5555H.
- Flew as tanker #E87.
Protection Civile, Marseilles, May 1964-1973.
- Registered as F-ZBAV.
- Flew as "Green Pelican".
Avalon Aviation Ltd, Red Deer, Alberta, 1974-1979.
- Registered as CF-HNH.
Avalon Aviation Ltd, Parry Sound, Ontario, 1979-1988.
- Registered as C-FHNH.
- Flew as tanker #6 (later #796).
- Leased to Haydn Air, Oslo, Norway, 1977-1985.
- Withdrawn from use, East Midlands, Sept. 1985.
- Stored Exeter, UK, 1986-1988.
Aces High Ltd, North Weald, Oct. 25, 1988.
- Registered as G-BPFY.
Consolidated Aviation Enterprises, Burlington, VT, Oct. 25, 1988.
- Registered as N212DM.
Aces High Ltd, North Weald, Dec. 23, 1988.
- Registered as G-BPFY.
Universal Aviation Corp, Dover, DE, June 6, 1989.
- Registered as N212DM.
Aces High Ltd, North Weald, Mar. 5, 1990.
- Registered as G-BPFY.
Warbirds of GB, Biggin Hill, Mar. 15, 1990-2003.
 

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Serial #: RCAF11003
Construction #: CV-281
Civil Registry:
  CF-UKR
  F-ZBAX
  CC-CDS
Model(s): PBV-1A
Name: None
Status: Wrecked
Last info: 1979

 

 

 

History:
Delivered to RCAF11007.
- BOC: Nov. 16, 1943.
- SOC: Jan. 6, 1945.
Kenting Aviation Aircraft Ltd, Toronto, Ontario, 1966.
- Registered as CF-UKR.
Protection Civile, Marseilles, May 20, 1966.
Delivered to French Aeronavale as No. 81/F-YEIC.
- Delivered to Tahita via Bahrein, May 12, 1968.
- Retired Papeete, Tahiti, 1971-1973.
Roberto Parrague/Aeroservices Parrague Ltda, Santiago-Los Cerillos, Aug. 1973.
- Registered as CC-CDS.
- Crashed while fire-bombing, near Chiguayante, Chile, Apr. 8, 1979

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Serial #: RCAF11005
Construction #: CV-283
Civil Registry:
  CF-NJB
  F-ZBAY
  F-ZBBD
  C-FNJF
  G-PBYA
Model(s): PBV-1A
Name: None
Status: Airworthy
Last info: 2006
  History:
Delivered to RCAF11005.
- BOC: Oct. 27, 1943.
- SOC: May 25, 1961.
Kenting Aviation Ltd, Toronto, Ontario, 1963-1974.
- Registered as CF-NJF.
- Leased to Protection Civile, Marseilles, France, May 6, 1966-Nov. 1966.
-- Registered as F-ZBAY.
- Reregistered as CF-NJF, Nov. 1966.
- Leased to Protection Civile, Marseilles, France, May 6, 1968-Sept. 21, 1968.
-- Registered as F-ZBBD.
- Reregistered as CF-NJF, Sept. 21, 1966.
- Returned via Dublin.
Norcanair Ltd., Prince Albert Saskatchewan, Apr. 26, 1974-1979.
- Registered as C-FNJF.
Province of Saskatchewan, La Ronge, Sakatchewan, June 23, 1980-1991.
- Flown as tanker #7.
Aero Service LTD, Nanaimo Airport, Vancouver Island, 2002.
Catalina Aircraft Ltd, Duxford, UK, 2002-2006.
- Registered as G-PBYA.
- Operated by
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