Powell Air

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IATA ICAO Callsign
Commenced operations1975
Ceased operations1987[2]
HubsPowell River Airport
Fleet size12 (1981)
DestinationsPowell River, Vancouver
HeadquartersPowell River
Key peopleDaryl Smith, Lynn Mulhall and George Percy

Powell Air was a Canadian airline based in Powell River, British Columbia. The airline was founded by Daryl Smith,Lynn Mulhall and George Percy in 1975 after acquiring Air West's Powell River operations. Charters were operated utilizing a combination of Cessna, de Havilland Beaver, de Havilland Otter, Piper Aztec and Piper Navajo aircraft. In 1981, the airline was awarded the right to operate the Vancouver-Powell River route, and for this purchased a Convair 440. In 1987, Powell Air and Air BC's Port Hardy operations merged to form Pacific Coastal Airlines.[2]

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  1. ^ a b Aviation Codes Central. Retrieved 4 December 2013
  2. ^ a b Schofield, Jack. A Pilot's Journey Log: Daryl Smith and Pacific Coastal Airlines. Mayne Island, BC: CoastDog Press, 2010.

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