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Neil Burton has sent us this information regarding the de Havilland Moth aircraft.

Although the photo of the aircraft seems to have the registration G-CAUN, we questioned this with Neil and he responded -

tmb g caumThe photo was always presented to me by “Curly” Nairn as being G–CAUM. In response to your query, the aircraft with registration G-CAUN was damaged by fire in 1928 at Weston, Ontario.

(Source: Canadian Aircraft Register 1920-28 by John R. Ellis.) 
“Curly” Nairn, even though losing his memory, greatly enhanced my knowledge of aviation in B.C.

It was too bad I didn’t meet him until after my career with PWA, CAIL and Time Air.

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