Sealand Aviation Blog

Sealand Aviation Blog

Quality Assurance Manager wanted - August 17th

Ivan, our capable, respected and talented QA Manager has decided to retire.  Although we are happy for him, and wish him well, we are disconsolate.

C-GNBA: the assembly - August 11th

N2400F is transforming into C-GNBA. It looks good, even on the "shop" wheel gear.

The Dog Days of Summer - August 3rd

Work is progressing but the excitement of spring has been replaced by summer things like holidays, kids and camping.

TRACE OE600A: First Installation in a Beaver - July 6th

Just hours after DHC-2 C-GGBF arrived at the TRACE engine manufacturing facility, the first TRACE OE600A engine to be installed in a Beaver was mounted on the front of the aircraft.

TRACE Engines: Taking the Beaver to Texas - July 5th

5 Days travelling across America with a Beaver on a trailer... You know you've travelled a long way from home when people start asking what kind of plane you are towing.

GYJ and MOI depart for Montreal - June 13th

After 3 days in Campbell River, the owners, families and friend of CF-GYJ and C-GMOI left Sealand on a cross country adventure, flying their aircraft back to Montreal!

Beaver Tails, Neil Aird and Extended Engine Mounts - June 3rd

Neil Aird is the creator and driving force behind, the website for Beavers.  We use it all the time to look up the history of aircraft.

The Beaver Song Takes Off! - June 2nd

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Waaay back when, Viking Air hosted a memorable 50th Birtday Party for the DHC-2 de Havilland Beaver.  A good time was had by all, and there was this song....

and MOI is back from the paintshop! - May 30th

A classic paint scheme, and beautiful.  We'll get you more pictures when we get the wings on.


Whatever happened to the Aussie Beaver? - May 19th

We shipped the Aussie Beaver back to Australia in a container at the end of March.