North Cariboo Air

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North Cariboo Air
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IATA ICAO Callsign
- NCB NORTH CARIBOO
Founded 1957
Operating bases Calgary International,
Edmonton International,
Fort St. John,
Vancouver International,
Prince George[1]
Fleet size 24[2]
Destinations charter
Parent company North Cariboo Flying Service Limited
Headquarters Calgary, Alberta
Key people Randy Gee (president), Peter Scheiwiller (general manager)[3]
Website http://www.flynca.com/

North Cariboo Air or North Cariboo Flying Service is an airline based in Alberta and British Columbia, Canada. It operates charter flights primarily for the oil and gas industry, as well as executive and general charter services, including sports teams and leisure groups both within and outside Canada.[4][5] North Cariboo Air has a fleet of 24 aircraft registered with Transport Canada.[2] These aircraft range in size from 9-100 seats, allowing for accommodating and adaptation of all project sizes. In addition NCFS offers private terminals in Calgary, Edmonton, Fort St. John, Vancouver and Prince George. The airline also offers cargo services, aerodrome management and fixed-base operator services.[6][7][8]

History[edit]

The story of North Cariboo Air starts in the North Cariboo region of British Columbia - Williams Lake to be exact. Originally incorporated as North Cariboo Flying Service in 1957, the fleet consisted of a single Aeronca Champion aircraft that could carry one or two passengers to various locations throughout the interior of BC. Today, with a fleet of 24 aircraft, including the Avro RJ 100, NCFS has expanded include various destinations across Western Canada and the United States.

Fleet[edit]

As of October 2016, the North Cariboo Air fleet registered with Transport Canada consists of the following:[2]

North Cariboo Air
Aircraft Type No. of Aircraft Variants Notes
Aviat Husky 1 Husky A-1B Not listed at North Cariboo website, listed by TC as a Christen A-1B
Beechcraft Baron 1 Baron 58 Not listed at North Cariboo website
Beechcraft King Air 2 Model 90, Model 100 series Not listed at North Cariboo website
Beechcraft Super King Air 9 Model 200 and B200
Beechcraft 1900 5 Model 1900D
British Aerospace 146 2 RJ100 Series
Bombardier Dash 8 3 Series 300 (311)
Piper PA-31 Navajo 1 Not listed at North Cariboo website

Transport Canada also lists a Beech Model 90, a Beech Model 100 and a Cessna 185 all with cancelled certificates.[2]

Gallery[edit]

Avro RJ 100 on North Cariboo's ramp at Calgary International Airport 
Beech 1900D on North Cariboo's ramp at Calgary International Airport 
Bombardier Dash 8 on North Cariboo's ramp at Calgary International Airport 
King Air 200 on North Cariboo's ramp at Calgary International Airport 
A Convair 440 Metropolitan in 1983 

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