The Consolidated PBY Catalina

Wheeler Airlines, St. Jovite Station, Quebec














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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 #: 67973
Construction #: CV-520
Civilian Registration:
  N62043
  CF-IHC
  F-BMKR
  CC-CDU
  CC-CGY
Model(s): PBV-1A, OA-10A
Name: None
Status: Unknown
Last info: 1992
History:
Delivered to USAAF as 44-34009.
Registered as N62043 by ??, 19??.
Wheeler Airlines, St. Jovite Station, Quebec, 1955-1956.
- Registered as CF-IHC.
Leasair Ltd, Ottawa, Ontario, 1965.
Union de Transports Aerien, Tahiti, Feb. 9, 1966.
- Registered as F-BMKR.
Delivered to French Aeronavale as No. 20/F-YCHA, 19??.
- Retired, stored Tahiti, 1971-1973.
Roberto Parrague/Aeroservicios Parrague Ltda, Santiago, Chile, May 1973.
- Registered as CC-CDU.
Aeroservicios Parrgue Ltda, Santiago, 1980.
- Registered as CC-CGY.
- Flew as tanker #33.
- Withdrawn from use and stripped for sparea, Los Cerilos, 1980-1992.
- Stored unconverted, in faded Aeronavale sheme.

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Serial #: RCAF9750
Construction #: 427
Civ. Reg.: CF-DIL, C-FDIL
Model: PBY-5A
Name: None
Status: Unknown
Last info: 1989
History:
Registered as CF-DIL by ??, Mar. 1946.
Wheeler Airlines, St. Jovite Station, Quebec, 1965.
Wheeler Northland Airways, St. Jean, Quebec, 1970.
Ilford Riverton Airways, Winnipeg, Manitoba, 1972-1973.
- Registered as C-FDIL.
Can Air, Vancouver, BC, 1974-1981.
- Flew as Fisherman's Special.
Flying Fireman, Victoria, BC, 1983-1988.
- Flew as tanker #5, later #775.
Atwood Air Ltd, Victoria, BC, 1988-1989.

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Serial #: 67844
Construction #: CV-332
Civilian Registration:
  TF-RVR
  CF-FKV
  F-WMKS
  F-BMKS
  CC-CDT
Model(s):
PBV-1A, OA-10A
Name: None
Status: Stored
Last info: 2002
  History:
Delivered to USAAF as 44-33880
Icelandair/Flugfelag Islands, Keflavik, 19??
- Registered as TF-RVR.
Maritime Central Airlines, Charlottetown PEI, 1954.
- Registered as CF-FKV.
Wheeler Airlines, St. Jovite Station, Quebec, 1965.
Union de Transports Aeriens-UTA, Tahiti, Feb. 24, 1966.
- Registered as F-WMKS.
- Registered as F-BMKS, Feb. 24, 1966.
Delivered to French Aeronavale as No. 32/F-YCHB, 19??.
- Retired at Papeere, Tahiti, 1971-1973.
Roberto Parrague/Aeroservicios Parrague Ltda, Santiago-Loc Cerillos, Aug. 1973-2002.
- Registered as CC-CDT.
- Flew as tanker #32.
- Leased to ICONA/Spanish Ministry of Land & Forest Management, July 1988-1992.
- Leased to Fumigacion Aerea Andaluza SA/ FAASA, Palma del Rio, Spain, 1992-1998.
- Leased to Aerocondor, Pinhancos, Portugal, 1998-2002.
- Withdrawn from use, placed in open storage, 2002.

 
Serial #: RCAF11052
Construction #: CV-353
Civil Registry:
  CF-FVE
Model(s): PBV-1A
Name: None
Status: Unknown
Last info: 1973
History:
Delivered to RCAF11052.
- BOC: Mar. 11, 1944.
- SOC: June 27, 1947.
Wheeler Airlines, St. Jovite Station, Quebec, 1965.
- Registered as CF-FVE.
Wheeler Northland Airways, St. Jean, Quebec, 1970-1973.
Struck off civil registry, June 1973.