VH-CJS. de Havilland DH-114-1B Heron. c/n 10903.

 

Built by the de Havilland Aircraft Company, Hatfield, Herts

Entered onto the British Aircraft Register as G-ALZL (CofR 14969/1) - March 30, 1950

Registered to de Havilland Aircraft Company Limited, Hatfield

This was the prototype de Havilland DH114 Heron

First flown as G-ALZL - May 10, 1950

Certificate of Airworthiness (CofA #2824) issued - November 20, 1950

Cancelled from the British Aircraft Register - April 25, 1954

Entered onto the Norwegian Aircraft Register as LN-BDH - April 25, 1954

Registered to Braathens South American and Far East Air Transport A/S, Norway t/a Braathens SAFE

Leased to Braathens SAFE Norway as the registered operator

Returned to de Havilland, Hatfield, England - May 21, 1954

Cancelled from the Norwegian Aircraft Register - May 21, 1954

Entered onto the British Aircraft Register (CofR R.2824/2) - May 21, 1954

Registered to de Havilland Aircraft Company Limited, Hatfield

Sold to Airlines (Jersey) Limited, Jersey, Channel Islands - June 30, 1955

Registered to Airlines (Jersey) Limited, Jersey (CofR R.2824/3) - June 30, 1955

Delivered to Airlines (Jersey) Limited - July 07, 1955

Aircraft was named 'Duchess of Paris'

Registered to Alares Development Company Limited, Jersey (CofR R.2824/4) - February 12, 1959

Leased to Airlines (Jersey) Limited as the registered operator

Sold to Executive Air Transport Limited, Edgebaston, Birmingham - October 10, 1962

Registered to Executive Air Transport Limited (CofR R.2824/5) - October 10, 1962

Leased to English Electric Company Limited, Samlesbury as the registered operator - May 08, 1964

Returned to Executive Air Transport on termination of the lease - June 06, 1965

Leased to Emerald Airways Limited, Liverpool as the registered operator - ?

Returned to Executive Air Transport on termination of the lease - November 1966

Cancelled from the British Aircraft Register - December 02, 1966

Sold to Dan-Fly, Denmark - December 02, 1966

Entered onto the Danish Aircraft Register as OY-DGS - December 1966

Delivered to Dan-Fly, Denmark - December 13, 1966

Sold to Cimbef Air, Sonderborg, Denmark - ? 1968

Sold to Geoplan, Denmark - September 02, 1969

Sold to Altair, Australia - August 1973

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-CJS - August 23, 1973

Sold to Leas Industrial Finance, Australia - January 08, 1975

Sold to Armour Coating (Australia) Pty Limited - February 24, 1975

Leased to Coveair Pty Limited as the registered operator

Returned to Armour Coating (Australia) Pty Ltd - December 1975

Leased to United Air Services, Australia as the registered operator - December 04, 1975

Sold to M. D. Rainsford, Australia - May 10, 1976

Leased to Amalgamated Air Services, Australia as the registered operator - May 10, 1976

Withdrawn from use and storec at Perth (Jandakot) Airport - September 1976

Placed on display at the Western Australia Museum of Aviation, Perth - 1986

Preserved at the Western Australia Museum of Aviation

 

VH-CJS. Coveair - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, April 1975.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-003.)

VH-CJS. United Air Services - in the basic Coveair livery at Perth Airport, February 1976.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-881.)

VH-CJS. Amalgamated Air - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, August 1977.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-004.)