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NOTE:  This web page covers the surviving CH-112s that received Canadian Forces serial numbers in June 1970.  The earlier life of the CH-112 in RCAF and Canadian Army service is covered on another page.

 

Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

112262

Hiller

 

CH-112

 

 

 

UH-12E

2131

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 June 1970 - Renumbered from 10262

 

With No. 3 Canadian Forces Flying Training School at CFB Portage, Manitoba.  Not clear if CAF serial was ever marked.  Withdrawn from use by 14 July 1972.  Later to civil register as CF-EFK, registered to Agro Copters Enterprises of Calgary, Alberta from 1973 until at least 1976.  Later registered as C-FEFK, off register by 1982.  To US civil register as N2942G,.  Registered from 25 July 1992 to Aries Enterprises of Las Vegas, Nevada as N57BA.  Damaged in September 1992 in California when it struck a power line.  Current status unclear.

 

last date: 25 April 1973 - Struck off

112263

Hiller

 

CH-112

 

 

 

UH-12E

2132

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 June 1970 - Renumbered from 10263

 

With No. 3 Canadian Forces Flying Training School at CFB Portage, Manitoba.  Withdrawn from use by 14 July 1972.  To US civil register as N28877.  Damaged in 1975 in Washington state, struck a tree while hovering next to it, attempting to remove cable caught in the tree.  No records after that incident.

 

last date: 24 April 1973 - Struck off

112264

Hiller

 

CH-112

 

 

 

UH-12E

2101

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 June 1970 - Renumbered from 10264

 

With No. 3 Canadian Forces Flying Training School at CFB Portage, Manitoba.  Withdrawn from use by 14 July 1972.  To US civil register as N28872, registered to Evergreen Ventures Inc. of McMinnville, Oregon from 16 May 1973.  Converted to Soloy turbine configuration, used for crop spraying.  Based at Prattville, Alabama by 1983.  Substantial damage on 13 July 1983.  Returning to base after spraying mission, flying into setting sun at low altitude, struck power lines near Prattville.

 

last date: 31 March 1973 - Struck off

112265

Hiller

 

CH-112

 

 

 

UH-12E

2122

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 June 1970 - Renumbered from 10265

 

With No. 3 Canadian Forces Flying Training School at CFB Portage, Manitoba.  Withdrawn from use by 14 July 1972.  To US civil register as N28873, registered to Evergreen Ventures Inc. of McMinnville, Oregon from 16 May 1973.  This registration re-validated in 2006.

 

last date: 31 March 1973 - Struck off

112267

Hiller

 

CH-112

 

 

 

UH-12E

2142

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 June 1970 - Renumbered from 10267

 

With No. 3 Canadian Forces Flying Training School at CFB Portage, Manitoba.  Withdrawn from use by 14 July 1972.  To US civil register as N28874, registered to Evergreen Ventures Inc. of McMinnville, Oregon from 16 May 1973.  Substantially damaged in an autorotational landing on 10 April 1979 near Weatherville, California.  Power loss, believed caused by water in the fuel.  No information after this accident.

 

last date: 31 March 1973 - Struck off

112268

Hiller

 

CH-112

 

 

 

UH-12E

2143

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 June 1970 - Renumbered from 10268

 

With No. 3 Canadian Forces Flying Training School at CFB Portage, Manitoba.  Withdrawn from use by 14 July 1972.  To US civil register as N28875.  Helicopter with this registration reported destroyed by fire after autorotation landing resulting in roll over in December 1973 near Queets, Washington.  Subsequent history of this registration quotes same company number.  Hiller with this registration and company number being used in logging operation in Washington state when logger was injured by walking into tail rotor of idling helicopter on 7 January 1981,near Beaver, Washington.  Converted to Soloy turbine engine configuration by 1987, owned by Olympic Air.  Destroyed on 28 May 1987, during positioning flight after commercial passenger operation.  Main rotor departed airframe during flight in turbulence near Shelton, Washington, mast bumping suspected.  Lone occupant killed.  This registration cancelled on 17 April 1998.  Reported owned by M.E. Schaper of Porterville, California from 25 May 1995.

 

last date: 31 March 1973 - Struck off

112269

Hiller

 

CH-112

 

 

 

UH-12E

2147

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 June 1970 - Renumbered from 10269

 

Serving at No. 4 Advanced Flying School at time of crash.

 

last date: 21 July 1970 - Struck off, after crashing on 10 June 1970

112271

Hiller

 

CH-112

 

 

 

UH-12E

2150

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 June 1970 - Renumbered from 10271

 

With No. 3 Canadian Forces Flying Training School at CFB Portage, Manitoba.  Withdrawn from use by 14 July 1972.  To civil register as CF-EFX, registered to Agro Copter Enterprises of Calgary, Alberta from 1973, still with them in 1976.  Off register by 1982.

 

last date: 4 May 1973 - Struck off

112272

Hiller

 

CH-112

 

 

 

UH-12E

2151

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 June 1970 - Renumbered from 10272

 

With No. 3 Canadian Forces Flying Training School at CFB Portage, Manitoba.  Withdrawn from use by 14 July 1972.  To civil register as CF-EHT.  Registered in 1976 to Mayo Helicopters Ltd. of Mayo, Yukon.  To US register by 2 March 1977,when it was registered as N92994 to P.R. Ruppert of Currie, Minnesota.  Latest Certificate of Airworthiness issued on 10 June 1985, present status unclear.

 

last date: 8 May 1973 - Struck off

112273

Hiller

 

CH-112

 

 

 

UH-12E

2157

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 June 1970 - Renumbered from 10273

 

With Royal Canadian Dragoons, part of Canadian Forces in Europe, when renumbered.  Withdrawn from use by 14 July 1972.  To US civil register as N31701.  To UK civil register as G-BBLB.  First registered to Sloane Aviation on 27 September, apparently a temporary permit.  To Central Helicopter Services of Warwickshire on 16 October 1975.  Off UK register by 1978, reported as crashed in civil use.

 

last date: 4 June 1973 - Struck off

112274

Hiller

 

CH-112

 

 

 

UH-12E

2158

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 June 1970 - Renumbered from 10274

 

With No. 3 Canadian Forces Flying Training School at CFB Portage, Manitoba.  Withdrawn from use by 14 July 1972.  To civil register as CF-EJM, registered to Summit Helicopters of Coquitlam, BC from 1973 to at least 1976.  Off register by 1982.

 

last date: 30 March 1973 - Struck off

112275

Hiller

 

CH-112

 

 

 

UH-12E

2164

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 June 1970 - Renumbered from 10275

 

With Royal Canadian Dragoons, part of Canadian Forces in Europe, when renumbered.  Withdrawn from use by 14 July 1972.  To US civil register as N31702.  Later to UK civil register as G-BBLC in 1975, registered to Agricopters Ltd. of Stocksbridge, Hampshire from 21 February 1978.  De-registered for export on 13 April 1987, when it had 6194 hours total time.  To Greek civil register as SX-HED, operated by Kondor Ltd.  Reported crashed, no date.

 

last date: 4 June 1973 - Struck off

112276

Hiller

 

CH-112

 

 

 

UH-12E

2165

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 June 1970 - Renumbered from 10276

 

With Royal Canadian Dragoons, part of Canadian Forces in Europe, when renumbered.  Withdrawn from use by 14 July 1972.  To US civil register as N31703, only briefly for ferry flight to the UK.  Later to UK civil register as G-BBAZ, owners included Bond Helicopters and John Holborn Helicopters Ltd.  Registered to Copley Farms Ltd. of Babraham, Cambridge from 13 June 1973.   De-registered for export by 31 December 1988, when it had 8583 hours logged time.  To Spanish civil register as EC-DOR from 26 October 1981, listed as exported to another register on 24 July 2005.  May have been converted to Soloy turbine configuration while in Spain, not confirmed.

 

last date: 7 June 1973 - Struck off

112277

Hiller

 

CH-112

 

 

 

UH-12E

2174

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 June 1970 - Renumbered from 10277

 

In use as Instructional Airframe A 700 at Unification.  Returned to flying status on 16 September 1970.  With No. 3 Canadian Forces Flying Training School at CFB Portage, Manitoba.  Withdrawn from use by 14 July 1972.  To Canadian civil register as CF-EHQ, registered to North Delta Helicopters of Delta, BC from 1973 to at least 1976.  Off register by 1982.  To New Zealand civil register as ZK-HGJ.  To US register as N7173X, registered to Arrow Falcon Exporters Inc. of Porterville, California on 19 June 1990.

 

last date: 30 March 1973 - Struck off

112278

Hiller

 

CH-112

 

 

 

UH-12E

2175

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 June 1970 - Renumbered from 10278

 

With Royal Canadian Dragoons, part of Canadian Forces in Europe, when renumbered.  Withdrawn from use by 14 July 1972.  To US civil register as N31704, only briefly for ferry flight to UK.  To UK civil register as G-BBBA.  To Spanish register as EC-DOS, from October 1981, when it had 6282 hours logged.  Back to the UK as G-BBBA, with Bond Helicopters from 1982.  Registered to John Holborn Ltd. of Grantham, Lincolnshire on 24 September 1986.  De-registered on 7 December 1987, reported as destroyed.

 

last date: 14 July 1972 - Struck off

112279

Hiller

 

CH-112

 

 

 

UH-12E

2176

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 June 1970 - Renumbered from 10279

 

With Royal Canadian Dragoons, part of Canadian Forces in Europe, when renumbered.  Withdrawn from use by 14 July 1972.  To US civil register as N31705, later N31703.  To UK civil register as G-BBLD, with Sloane Aviation from 27 September 1973.  Later with Central Helicopter Services and Management Aviation Ltd.  Registered to Agricopters when reported destroyed on 12 May 1983.

 

last date: 4 June 1973 - Struck off

112280

Hiller

 

CH-112

 

 

 

UH-12E

2177

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 June 1970 - Renumbered from 10280

 

With Royal Canadian Dragoons, part of Canadian Forces in Europe, when renumbered.  Retired at Lahr, Germany on 12 June 1972.  Last operational Canadian Hiller.  (Note that the flying school Hillers continued in use until July 1972.)  Later to civil register as N31706.  To UK civil register as G-BBLE, registered to Agricopters Ltd. of Stocksbridge, Hampshire in 1978.  De-registered for export on 15 September 1987, when it had 5847 hours logged.  To Greek civil register as SX-HEE, operated by Greek Aviation.  Off Greek register by 2007.

 

last date: 4 June 1973 - Struck off

112281

Hiller

 

CH-112

 

 

 

UH-12E

2178

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 June 1970 - Renumbered from 10281

 

With Royal Canadian Dragoons, part of Canadian Forces in Europe, when renumbered.  Withdrawn from use by 14 July 1972.  To US civil register as N31707, only briefly.  To UK civil register as G-BBLF from September 1973.  Reported as destroyed on 28 January 1976.

 

last date: 4 June 1973 - Struck off

112284

Hiller

 

CH-112

 

 

 

UH-12E

2181

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 June 1970 - Renumbered from 10284

 

With Royal Canadian Dragoons, part of Canadian Forces in Europe, when renumbered.  Withdrawn from use by 14 July 1972.  To US civil register as N31708.  To UK civil register as G-BBLG with Sloane Aviation from 27 September 1973.  Reported withdrawn from use on 5 December 1983.

 

last date: 4 June 1973 - Struck off

112285

Hiller

 

CH-112

 

 

 

UH-12E

2303

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 June 1970 - Renumbered from 10285

 

With No. 3 Canadian Forces Flying Training School at CFB Portage, Manitoba.  Withdrawn from use by 14 July 1972.  To civil register as CF-ELI, registered to Presley Ltd. of Vancouver, BC from 1973 to at least 1976.  Off register by 1982.  To US civil register as N9035H, registered to Carson Leasing and Equity of Reno, Nevada on 26 October 1988.

 

last date: 14 July 1972 - Struck off


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