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N4044B • N920R • HC-BUY • N920R • LV-??? • N920R • HC-BYK • N920R • 9A-TOC

N94MG

• Registration • Activity and details of Owner/Operator and other historical information

• N4044B de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled Out 21-Apr-1967. First Flight 12-May-1967.

N4044B Air Wisconsin, Appleton, WI. Delivered 17-May-1967.

Airworthiness date 01-Aug-1967.

Note: This aircraft was the first Twin Otter airframe to reach 20,000 hours.

N4044B Eureka Aero Industries, Richmond, VA. Regd Jan-1975.

N4044B Shuttle Transport. Location currently unknown.  Regd 01-Aug-1978.

Note: Remained parked at Opa Locka, FL., and noted there in August through to Feb-1979.

N4044B Sold to Montauk Caribbean / Ocean Reef Airways. Montauk, Long Island, New York. Regd 17-Feb 1979 (Airships Corp).

N920R Re-registered to Montauk Caribbean / Ocean Reef Airways, Montauk, Long Island, NY. Regd Apr-1979 (Airships Corp).

N920R Leased to Air Florida, Miami, FL. Regd Sep-1979.

N920R Returned from lease to Montauk Caribbean / Ocean Reef Airways, Montauk, Long Island, NY. Regd Jul-1980.

N920R Leased to Air Florida, Miami, FL Regd Nov-1980.

N920R Returned from lease to Montauk Caribbean / Ocean Reef Airways, Montauk, Long Island, NY. Regd 1981.

N920R Leased to Southern International Airlines, Sarasta, FL. Regd 08-Sep-1981.

N920R Returned from lease to Montauk Caribbean / Ocean Reef Airways. Montauk, NY. Regd 30-Sep-1981.

N920R Leased to Newair "Key Largo". New Haven, CT.(Newair Flight dba) Regd 25-Apr-1982.

Service Difficulty Report Location unknown.24-Mar-1983. On climb out from take off, engine flame out and shutdown for unknown reason followed by an unscheduled landing. It was subsequently found that the BETA switch controlling the propeller had shorted out.

Service Difficulty Report Location unknown. 12-Oct-1984. Unable to steer aircraft away from gate. Found Steering cable broken in control column.

N920R Merged with Pilgrim Airlines, Groton-New London Airport, CT. Regd Feb-1985.

N920R Returned to Montauk Caribbean / Ocean Reef Airways. Montauk, Long Island, NY. Regd Jul-1985.

N920R Leased to Royal Airways Naples, FL. Regd 24-Jul-1985

Note: Operated for UPS in full Newair c/s. Noted at Naples, FL. Aug-1985, and Opa-Locka, FL. Oct-1985.

N920R Airships Corporation. Detail unknown. Regd Aug-1987 Poss Montauk Caribbean / Ocean Reef Airways, Montauk, Long Island, NY.

N920R Leased to Catalina Vegas Airlines, San Diego, CA. Regd Aug-1987.

N920R Catalina -Vegas Airlines, San Diego, CA. JMF Aircraft Inc., Nashua, NH.

N920R Sold to James M. Fugere, dba JMF Aircraft, Mystic CT, Regd 22-Mar-1988.

N920R Remained operated by Catalina Vegas Airlines, San Diego, CA.

N920R Returned to JMF Aircraft, Mystic, CT. Regd date unknown.

N920R Leased to Carson Associates Inc., Grants Pass. OR. Oct-1995.

HC-BUY Sub leased to Sudamericana D' asesirua Aeronautica S.A., Ecuador. Regd Oct 1995.

N920R Returned from sub lease to Carson Services Inc., Grants Pass, OR.  Regd 23-Jan-1996.

N920R Returned to JMF Aircraft, Mystic, CT. Regd Feb-1996.

N920R Leased to Carson Services Inc., Grants Pass, OR. Regd May-1997.

N920R TAPSA - Transportes Aéreos Petroleros SA, Argentina. Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina. Sub leased May-1997.

LV-??? TAPSA - Transportes Aéreos Petroleros SA, Argentina. Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina Regd May-1997.

Note: Registration in Argentina to be researched.

• N920R Returned to to Carson Services Inc. Regd date unknown.

HC-BYK Sub leased to Aeromaster Airways, Dulorey, Ecuador. Regd 09-Jun-1998.

N920R Returned from lease to Carson Associates. Regd 18-Aug-1998.

N920R Returned to Joseph Fugere, dba JMF Aircraft, Nashua, NH. Regd 29-Sep-1998.

N920R Leased to Benavia Special Air Operations, Geneva, Switzerland. Regd 13-Jul-1999-

Note: Delivered Malaga- Malta-Hassi Messaoud  between 09 and 11-Oct-1998 for operation in Algeria.

N920R Returned to JMF Aircraft, Nashua, NH. Regd Jul-1998.

Note: Delivered back to USA from Algeria via Newcastle & Reykjavik on 13 & 14-Jul-1999.

N920R Sold to Carson Services Inc., Jacksonville OR. Regd 24-Dec-2000 & 09-Feb-2001.

Note: Photograph at Captain FAP Renan Elias Olivera Airport, Peru with geosurvey magnetometer boom Feb-2001 undergoing maintenance.

N920R Transferred to Carson Helicopters Inc., Grants Pass, OR. Regd 15-Feb-2006.

N920R Leased to Helicopteros Morinos, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Regd Nov-2007.

N920R Returned to Carson Helicopters Inc., Grants Pass, OR. Regd 15-Feb-2008.

N920R Gravitas Aviation Ltd., Vancouver, BC. Sold 11-May-2012. Regd 24-May-2012.

Note As at May 2012 Total time 40,417 hours and has been upgraded to 200Srs aircraft with -27 engines and 300 series wings.

N920R Leased continued to JHH Aircraft Inc., Lancaster, CA.

N920R Returned to Gravitas Aviation Ltd., Vancouver, BC. 13-Aug-2012.

N920R Leased to Aerodynamics Inc., Waterford, MI. 13-Aug-2012.

Flew 05-Sep-2012, Houston-Northwest - North Little Rock, AR. – and North Little Rock, AR to Pontiac, Oakland County. MI on delivery on 06-Sep-2012.

Flew training flight, 19-Sep-2012 from Pontiac-Oakland County to Moline, IL., and returned to Pontiac via Wayland, IN.

Flew 25-Oct-2012 Pontiac-Oakland County, MI - Walnut Ridge-Regional, AR - Walnut Ridge-Regional, AR - Houston-Southwest, TX.

N920R Returned to Gravitas Aviation Ltd., Vancouver, BC. (Bank of Utah Trustee, Salt Lake City, UT). 26-Oct-2012.

Flew 27-May-2013 Houston-Southwest, TX - El Paso, TX - Murietta-French Valley, CA.

Note: This is the first recorded flight for N920R since it was flown back down to Houston-Southwest on 25-Oct-2012 following a short term lease to Aero Dynamics Inc., in Michigan.

N920R Sold to Ikhana Group Inc., Murrietta, CA 14-Jun-2013. Regd 13-Jul-2013.  Canx 13-Jul-2015.

Flew 17-Jul-2015 Murrieta, CA - Boise, ID. 18-Jul-2015 Boise, ID - Calgary, AB 19-Jul-2015 Calgary, AB - Iqaluit, NU. 20-Jul-2015 Iqaluit, NU - Keflavík, Iceland 21-Jul-2015 Keflavík, Iceland - Arhus, Denmark. 22-Jul-2015 Aarhus, Denmark - Zagreb, Croatia

9A-TOC MG Adriatic Leasing Ltd., Bray, Dublin, Ireland.Operated by Eastern Coastal Airlines, Zagreb.  Croatia Regd Jul-2015. Operations suspended 03-Oct-2016.

9A-TOC Bunny Holdings BVI / Soneva Holdings Pte., Ltd. (Soneva Fushi resort). Regd and canx 39-Jul-2018.

• N94MG UMB Bank, NA Regd 30-Jul-2018.

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Last update

Change of format 21-Nov-2018

Additional notes from blog 14-Aug-2018
N4044B awaiting motive power at Downsview.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © 25 May 1967 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N4044B at Opa Locka this time, still lacking the essentials.
Photo: N. Chalcraft © September 1978 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N4044B looking a little more complete.
Photo: Unknown photographer © Date unknown - Kenneth I. Swartz Collection
N920R at Opa Locka - OPF, Florida.
Photo: Unknown photographer © November 1979 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N920R at Miami - KMIA, Florida.
Photo: Theirry Gatouillat © December 1980 - Erik Johannesson Collection
N920R of NewAir named "Key Largo" taxis in.
Photo: Unknown photographer © December 1982 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N920R at Toronto - CYYZ, Ontario.
Photo: Michael J. Ody © May 1996
N920R at Murrieta.
Photo: Temecula180 © 19 June 2013 - Erik Johannesson Collection
N920R at IKHANA facilities, Murrieta, California.
Photo: Ikhana © 03 June 2014 - Erik Johannesson Collection
9A-TOC at Keflavik - BIKF, Iceland.
Photo: Jekaterina Filipova © 20 July 2015 - Erik Johannesson Collection
9A-TOC of EUROPEAN COASTAL AIRLINES, arrives at Split.
Photo: European Coastal Airlines © 07 August 2015
N94MG ready for ferry flight from Murietta.
Photo: Ikhana Group © 16 November 2018
N94MG about to leave Calgary - CYYC, Alberta for the Maldive Islands.
Photo: © 19 November 2018