Entries preceded by a date are extracts from Canadian Department of Transport archives.
15-Jun-1956 allotment of CF-JFH DHC-3 msn 155, DHC for Shell Oil.
18-Jun-1956 DHC confirm that that DHC-3 msn 155 will be CF-JFH for Shell Oil Co., Ltd.
24-Sep -1596 Certificate of Airworthiness #5820 issued.
26-Sep-1956 Certificate of Registration #16518 issued Shell Avion Ltd., Calgary, AB.
• CF-JFH Shell Canada Ltd., Edmonton, AB. Delivered 28-Sep-1956.
07-Jun-1959 Certificate of Registration # 16518 re-issued to reflect name change to Shell Oil Company of Canada Ltd., Calgary, AB.
• CF-JFH Shell Oil Company of Canada Ltd., Calgary, AB. Regd 07-Jun-1959.
22-Jun-1962 Flight Permit to ferry Edmonton, AB., to Ottawa, ON., issued Laurentian Air Services Ltd., Ottawa, ON.
26-Jun-1962 Application for Certificate of Registration by Laurentian Air Services Ltd., Ottawa, ON.
26-Jun-1962 Temporary Certificate of Registration (Commercial) and Certificate of Airworthiness valid to 26-Jul-1962 issued Laurentian Air Services.
03-Jul-1962 Certificate of Registration #28235 issued Laurentian Air Services Ltd., Ottawa, ON.
• CF-JFH Laurentian Air Services Ltd., Ottawa, ON. Regd 03-Jul-1962.
16-May-1966 application for Certificate of Registration by Wray Adair Douglas, Inuvik, NT
24-May-1966 Certificate of Registration #36189 issued to Wray A. Douglas, Inuvik, NT
• CF-JFH Wray Adair Douglas, Inuvik, NT. Regd 24-May-1966.
24-May-1966 amendment to Certificate of Registration permitting Commercial category while on lease to Northward Aviation Ltd.
• CF-JFH Leased for a short time to Northward Aviation Ltd., Edmonton, AB. Regd 24-May-1966
Accident: Nodwell Lake. 12ml W of Fort McPherson, NT. 13-Jul-1966. The aircraft had difficulty getting off the step and eventually got airborne at the end of the lake but subsequently hit rising ground and bounced for some distance before hitting the other bank of the lake and coming to rest. The aircraft was destroyed by the impact and a post impact fire Pilot Walter A. Wolfe and three passengers uninjured
Note: The accident report on the archive file is virtually illegible,
• CF-JFH Cancelled on Canadian Civil Aircraft Registration 10-Oct-1966
Total time since new as recorded at Canadian Department of Transport archives.
21-Sep-1957 - 701 hours
09-Oct-1958 - 1,284 hours
30-Sep-1959 - 1,695 hours
07-Oct-1960 - 2,255 hours
11-Oct-1961 - 2,932 hours
11-Oct-1962 - 3,329 hours
09-Sep-1963 - 3,510 hours
10-Mar-1964 - 3,863 hours
10-May-1965 - 4,406 hours
01-Apr-1966 - 5,198 hours
Note: CF-JFH is mentioned in “For The Love of Flying” (Metcalfe-Chenail); Laurentian used it for a contract to re-supply the USAF radar station at St Anthony NL
… and here is the pilot named above, Wally Wolfe today. Our colleague, Ian Macdonald, mentions that he met him a few times when he lived in Yellowknife