No. 242. Douglas DC-6A (CF-CZZ c/n 45498) Canadian Pacific Airlines
Photographed at Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, by Ron Dupas

Douglas DC-6A

Remarks by Jack McKillop: "Delivered to Canadian Pacific Airlines of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on July 11, 1958 registered CF-CZZ. Leased to Wardair Canada 1962 to 1968 and sold to Pacific Western Airlines of Vancouver, British Columbia, on February 14, 1969. Sold to Northwest Territorial Airways in 1971 and subsequently stored.

By then it had been modified to DC-6B and converted to a freighter. In January 1979 it became N646DG when bought by Jet Way Inc., being re-registered as N555JW on March 5, 1979. It returned on the Canadian register as C-GBZC and became Tanker 65 for Conifair Aviation. It served with Securite Civile in France from 1985 to 1988 registered as F-ZBAP.

In May 1988 it again returned to Canada when bought by Conair and became Tanker 52, registered as C-FCZZ. It was bought Tatonduk Outfitters of Fairbanks, Alaska, USA on August 18, 2000 and three days later it was registered as N9056R. Shortly thereafter it was leased to Everts Air Cargo, and it was still on the register in December 2006."

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