No. 11225. Canadair CL-66B CC-109 Cosmopolitan (109160 c/n 10) Canadian Armed Forces
Photographed by Bryan Gibbins

Canadair CL-66B CC-109 Cosmopolitan

03/31/2012. 109160 was the last CL-66 airframe built, originally delivered with s/n 11156 on March 3, 1961. In 1966 it was re-engined by PacAero at Burbank, California, USA, with 3,750 eshp Allison 501-D13D turboprop engines (civil version of the military T56). It was renumbered 109160 when taken over by CAF on May 26, 1970, withdrawn from use in June 1994 and stored at Air Maintenance Development Unit, CFB Trenton, Ontario in 1995.

In came on the civil register as C-FNCM on October 15, 1996, and was stored Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, but the registration was cancelled again that same month. The aircraft was registered C-GNDK to Kelowna Flightcraft Ltd. on October 6, 2011, and subsequently flown from Saskatoon to Kelowna on October 12, 2011. View also photo 9458.

Created March 31, 2012