HARVARD MK 4 20321 CF-UFZ ‘Bessy’

Manufacturer: Canadian Car & Foundry, Fort William, ON

Entered Service: June 10, 1952

Disposed of: February 21, 1966
Served: No. 1 Air Navigation School
No. 2 FTS Moose Jaw, SK
No. 4 FTS Penhold, AB

Purchased by Albert Beach of Burns Lake, British Columbia in 1966. UFZ was then bought by Tony and Mary Swain of Vancouver, British Columbia in 1971. Tony, a former director for the Canadian Owners and Pilots Association (COPA), flew ‘Bessy’ for over 30 years. UFZ was purchased under CHAA’s Class “B” Museum designation in 2005 and was delivered to Tillsonburg in March 2006. The engine was overhauled over the 2008-2009 season.