British Columbia, Canada
 Aircraft Companies,
 and Airplanes
ca: 1920's to 1970's

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Airline Companies
Queen Charlotte Airlines
Associated Air Taxi
Conair Aviation Ltd.
BC Air Lines Ltd.

BC Airways Ltd.
Pacific Western Airlines Ltd.
Trans Provincial Airlines Ltd.

Western Straits Air
Westinghouse Airways
Air Caledonia
Canadian Pacific Airlines
Pacific Airways Ltd.

Helicopter Companies
Okanagan Helicopters Ltd.

Transwest Helicopters (1965) Ltd.
Vancouver Island Helicopters
Northern Mountain Helicopters
Quantum Helicopters Ltd.

Aircraft Repair Shops
Associated Aero Services

Aircraft Sales Company
Vancouver Aircraft Sales Ltd.

Airport-Seaplane Bases
Patricia Bay, Catalina Graveyard

Sea Island

Pilots - Owners Bios
Herman Joseph "Slim" Knights
Robert Benjamin "Bob" Gayer
Arthur John "Jack" Moul
Ashton James Ward "Jim" Spilsbury
Ronald F. "Ron" Connelly
Leslie George "Les" Kerr
Francis Russell "Russ" Baker
John Francis "Jack" McMahon
Edward Percy Hector Wells
William Frederick "Bill" Waddington

BA Concord and RAF Red Arrows
May 1985, taken from QE II

Bristol Type 170 Freighter
First Around the World Flight

Corporate Jets
BC Tel-Telus

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Air Caledonia Inc.

Company operated out of Vancouver Airport

Private Company that started operating ca 1961
1964 they were authorized DC3 and DC4 aircraft.

Operations Manager- Oct 1964- Peter Sperling

Oct- 1964- The Company was trying to get the run from
Port Hardy to Sandspit to Vancouver.

Air Caledonia- C-FJCV, 
Canadian - Vickers- PBY-5A or 1A?, cn CV-357
July 1983 Vancouver Airport (YVR)
Postcard courtesy Grant Walker Studio City, CA

C-FJCV, ex RCAF 11054,
Civilianised in Costa Rica in 1955
 and became CF-JCV in 1956
Left Canada to fly at the Nile as Z-CAT in 1988
ZK-PBY in 1995
Last record I see is it
was in New Zealand in 2002
see EXT link below

Looks like this company flew 2 DC8-21's ca 1974/75


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