Piston Pilatus Porter

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Piston Pilatus Porter

#1 Post by Antique Pilot » Tue Jan 02, 2018 6:22 pm

Here is Pilatus Porter CF-BGL at Red Lake, Ont March 24, 1971. Fairly unique aircraft I would think. It was being operated by the Northern Lights Gospel Mission for a number of years in NW Ontario.

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Re: Piston Pilatus Porter

#2 Post by StudentPilot » Wed Jan 03, 2018 2:34 pm

There were a number of piston Porters before the turbines made it a hit, although it was the only piston Porter to have been registered in Canada according to TC's historical aircraft registration database. I believe that airframe was the last flying piston Porter (until 2015). It is currently on display and for sale.

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Re: Piston Pilatus Porter

#3 Post by Antique Pilot » Wed Jan 03, 2018 5:25 pm

Thanks for the link. I see that about 70 piston Porters were build before building the turbine version.

Here is CF-ZIZ at Watson Lake
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