CF-BNP  de Havilland D.H.83C Fox Moth                    (c/n  FM8)


                                        In 1946 de Havilland Canada built 52 examples of the Fox Moth which had a number of minor
                                        improvements over the original. including trim tabs on the elevators, an enlarged clear view hood
                                        over the cockpit and a 145 hp Gipsy Major 1C engine.  Delivered in March 1946 to A. Matt
                                        Berry of Edmonton, it was later operated by Territory Air Services Ltd before being acquired
                                        by Robert R. Colley of Casummit Lake, Ontario in March of 1952. . The above shot, from the
                                        Al Nelson collection was taken at Birch Lake Ontario in 1953.  It was, in fact, the mount for Al
                                        when he first stared flying professionally.   Although officially destroyed by fire during a take off
                                        from Duck Lake, Ont in September 1954 it is, Al informs me, the subject of a restoration by the