Sealand Aviation Blog

Sealand Aviation Blog

Campbell River Airport and C-FFKL - April 14th

Campbell River Airport, Saturday morning. C-FFKL is leaving for Whitehorse.

300th Cabin Extension Kit, 150th Alaska Door! - April 13th

A few months ago in an interview on CBC, Dave Curtis, CEO of Viking Air, said there are 650 de Havilland Beavers still flying.

C-FFKL heads to Whitehorse - April 12th

After a “Sealand mini-makeover”, C-FFKL left on Saturday to join the fleet at Tintina Air in Whitehorse.

The artwork of non-skid steps - April 10th

A customer asked us to make another improvement to the Beaver, and the design team was inspired.

DHC-2 Photographers - April 10th

Campbell River has more than it’s share of good aircraft photographers. Off the top of my head, I think of Dirk Septer, John Caswell, Bob Kobzey, Brenda Kobzey, Greg Koopman, and John Calderwood.

Mike’s Turbo Beaver N1543 and other news: - April 8th

N1543 is still getting the Sealand treatment. In the meantime the maintenance and avionics crew put the last touches on C-FFKL.

Air Cab’s C-FJZE - April 8th

There is a great photo of one of Joel Eilertsen’s Beavers posted onto Airliners website. It was taken at Woods Lagoon by Bill Campbell. Joey’s floats are always painted red on the bottom.

PBJ crew all smiles... - March 31st

Some of the crew stopped for a photo: Rod, Richard, Tyson, John, Dan, Peter, Tom, Bill and Capi. Greg, our DOM, was the pilot.

C-FPBJ’s test flight - March 31st

DHC-2 Serial Number 1613, C-FPBJ flew around the Campbell River airport yesterday. The flight was completely successful: there were no snags.

The right stuff: - March 22nd

It soon became apparent that Dano does not have the attitude necessary to succeed as a receptionist.