Bellanca 66-70 Aircruiser     CF-AWR               (c/n  719)


                                              Bellanca produced sturdy "bush" type aircraft and hence found a ready market among the operators
                                              of Northern Canada.  This machine was purchased by Mackenzie Air Services in 1935. The company
                                              was formed in 1932 by Leigh Britnell to provide service from Edmonton to the mines at Great Bear
                                              Lake.  It was still operating within the Canadian Pacific Airlines schedules into the 1940s with the slogan
                                              "Radium Silver Express" under the cabin windows.  It was written off in a crash in 1947 and lay
                                              abandoned until the 1970s when an attempt was made to retrieve it.  It may possibly be still under