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Name: MORNINGSTAR AIR EXPRESS
7JetSet7 Code: BWL
Status: Operational
Region: NORTH AMERICA
City: EDMONTON
Country: CANADA
Employees 70
Web: maei.ca
Email: disp@maei.ca
Telephone: +1 (780) 453-3022
Fax: +1 (780) 453-6057
Sita:
Background
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Click below for data links:
BWL-2011-12-A
BWL-2011-12-B

ESTABLISHED IN 1970. FORMERLY BROOKER-WHEATON AVIATION. DOMESTIC & REGIONAL, CHARTER, CARGO, JET AIRPLANE SERVICES.

ADDRESS:
PO BOX 16
29 AIRPORT RD
EDMONTON, ALBERTA T5G OW6, CANADA

CANADA WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1867, IT COVERS AN AREA OF 9,976,139 SQ KM, ITS POPULATION IS 30 MILLION, ITS CAPITAL CITY IS OTTAWA, AND ITS OFFICIAL LANGUAGES ARE ENGLISH & FRENCH.

DECEMBER 1996: OPERATES FEDEX (FED) SERVICES IN CANADA.

1 727-25C (19299), (FED) LEASED. ACTS AS SPARE FOR OTHER AIRPLANES WHILE IN CHECKS. TO HUSHKIT 3 727-100'S AT MOBILE AEROSPACE, ALABAMA.

JANUARY 1997: LEASED AIRPLANE (LISTED ABOVE IN DECEMBER), CHANGED TO 727-24C (19527), (FED) 90 DAY LEASED. (FED) 727-24C (N107FE) TO BE LEASED THRU JUNE/97, WHILE (BWL) AIRPLANES IN CHECKS.

APRIL 1997: 727-100 "C" CHECKS AT TRAMCO (BFG) ON (N115FE).

MAY 1997: "C" MAINTENANCE CHECK TOOK SIX WEEKS.

JULY 1997: CAE INSTALLS (GPS) IN 727-100 AIRPLANE. 3 COMPLETE, WITH LAST DONE AFTER "C" CHECK AT TRAMCO (BFG). EXTENDS LEASE ON 727-100 (N1107FE) FROM (FED).

SEPTEMBER 1997: ALEX ROBINSON, DIRECTOR MAINTENANCE; & SAM LACHMAN MANAGER QA MOVED FROM CALGARY TO EDMONTON. BEN HILDEBRANDT, MAINTENANCE BASE MANAGER, CALGARY.

APRIL 1998: 70 EMPLOYEES.

DENNIS POIRIER, MAINTENANCE CONTROLLER, EX-CORP AIR (EKO).

FEBRUARY 1999: DEAN HAMPTON, MANAGER QUALITY ASSURANCE (QA), REPLACES SAM LACKMAN, WHO LEFT TO JOIN SPAR AVIATION SERVICES.

APRIL 2000: 70 EMPLOYEES.

AUGUST 2000: USA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT) OK'S ALL-CARGO CHARTER SERVICE TO USA.

OCTOBER 2000: 1 CESSNA GRAND CARAVAN 208B (PT6A-114A) (226, C-FEXY) DELIVERY, EX-FEDEX (FED).

APRIL 2001: 100 EMPLOYEES (INCL 50 FLIGHT CREW (FC), & 25 MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS (MT)).

MAY 2001: 2 CESSNA 208B (539, C-FEXB; 542, C-FEXS), (FED) LEASED, OPERATES FOR (FED).

JUNE 2001: 727-22C (19065) TO SPAR AEROSPACE, FOR "C" CHECK. 1 727-25C (19719), FEDEX (FED) WET-LEASED FOR (FED) OPERATES IN CANADA. WILL EVENTUALLY REPLACE 727-65 (18286, C-FBWX), WHEN IT IS RETIRED IN 2001-10.

June 2003: 70 employees.

August 2003: 727-22C (19890, C-GBWA), FedEx (FED) leased.

January 2004: Switched service from Hamilton to Toronto.

March 2004: 727-22F (18867) returned to (FED). 727-233F (JT8D HK) (1541-21673, C-GMSX), transferred from FedEx (FED).

January 2005: 727-247F (21327, C-FMEI), ex-FedEx (FED).

March 2005: 727-247F (21329), ex-Federal Express (FED).

June 2005: Morningstar Air Express (BWL) operates an all-cargo service from Montreal to Winnipeg for FedEx (FED), as well as all-cargo charters.

(ICAO) Code: MAL.

Parent organization/shareholders: Donald Wheaton (50%); & Kim Ward (50%).

727-247F (1251-21328, C-FMEY), Fedex (FED) leased.

October 2005: ACCDT: Cessna 208B Super Cargomaster (542, C-FEXS), was destroyed and written off (W/O), when it crashed during climb out from Winnipeg International Airport, Winnipeg, Manitoba = Pilot (FC) fatality.

November 2005: Cessna 208B Super Cargomaster (482, C-FEXV), FedEx (FED) leased.

November 2007: ATR42-300F (135, C-GATK), FedEx (FED) leased.

February 2008: 727-225F (22548, N461FE), FedEx (FED) wet-leased.

November 2009: INCDT: Morningstar Air Express (BWL) 727-247F (21330, C-FMEE), struck a flock of seagulls on touch down at Moncton on November 25th. The airplane was operating a scheduled cargo service from Montreal when the incident occurred, rolled out and came to a safe standstill on the runway. A post flight inspection revealed damage to the leading edge of the starboard (right) horizontal stabilizer. The skin of the airplane was torn and dented.

April 2010: 727-247F (21327, N233FE) returned to FedEx (FED).

July 2010: 2 757-2B7F (27198, C-FMFG; 27199, C-FMAI), FedEx (FED) leased.

January 2011: 757-2B7F (27123, C-FMEK), ex-(N902FD), FedEx (FED) leased.

November 2011: Cessna 208B (0535, C-FEXO), ex-(N757FX), FedEX (FED) leased.

December 2011: See attached "AIRLINER WORLD" magazine article on Canadian cargo operations - - "BWL-2011-12-A/B."

June 2017: 1 Cessna 208B (056, C-FEXI), ex-(N35347) delivery.

Fleet:
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September 2017:

0 727-116C (JT8D-7B HK) (600-19814, /68 C-GBWH), EX-(LAN), (FED) LSD. RTND 2003-08. FREIGHTER.

0 727-22C (JT8D-7B HK) (630-19890, /68 C-GBWA), (FED) LSD 2003-08. FREIGHTER.

0 727-22F (JT8D-7B HK) (247-18867, /66 C-GBWS; 349-19065, /66 FBWY "SHANE CHRISTOPHER"), EX-(UAL), (FED) LSD. 18867 RTND 2004-03. FREIGHTER.

0 727-24C (JT8D-7B HK) (460-19527, /67 N114FE), (FED) 90 DAY LSD. FREIGHTER.

0 727-25C (JT8D-7B HK) (478-19719, /67 C-FBWG), (FED) WET-LSD 2001-06. FREIGHTER.

0 727-25 (JT8D-7B HK) (182-18286, /65 C-FBWX), EX-(EAL), (FED) LSD, RTND 2001-10. FREIGHTER.

0 727-225F (JT8D HK) (1734-22548, N461FE), (FED) WET-LSD 2008-02. FREIGHTER.

1 727-233F (JT8D HK) (1523-21671, /79 C-GBZB; 1541-21673, /79 C-GMSX), TRANSFERRED FROM (FED) 2004-03. FREIGHTER.

0 727-247F (JT8D HK) (21327, C-FNEI, 2005-01; 1251-21328, C-FMEY, 2005-01; 21329, 2005-03; 21330, C-FMEE, 2005-01 - - SEE INCDT ON NOVEMBER 2009"), (FED) LSD. OPS FOR (FED). 21327 RTT (FED) 2010-04. FREIGHTER.

4 757-2B7F (RB211-535E4) (534-27123, /93 C-FMEK, 2011-01; 544-27144, /93 C-FMEP "RACHEL" 2010-09; 584-27198, /93 C-FMFG "MEGAN" 2010-07; 586-27199, /93 C-FMAI, 2010-07), (FED) LSD. FREIGHTER.

1 CESSNA 208B CARAVAN (PT6A-114) (056, C-FEXI), EX-(N35347) 2017-06. FREIGHTER.

2 CESSNA 208B CARAVAN (PT6A-114) (539, /96 C-FEXB; 542, /96 C-FEXS), (FED) LSD 2001-05. OPS FOR (FED). FREIGHTER.

3 CESSNA 208B GRAND CARAVAN (PT6A-114) (017, C-FEXH; 226, /90 C-FEXY, 2000-10; 0535, C-FEXO, 2011-11) EX-(FED). FREIGHTER.

4 CESSNA 208B CARAVAN I SUPER CARGOMASTER (PT6A-114A) (209, /90 G-FEXX; 244, /90 C-FEXE; 482, C-FEXV, 2005-11; 508, /96 G-FEXF; 535, /96 C-FEXO), OPS FOR (FED) IN (FED) COLORS. 542 W/O 2005-10. FREIGHTER.

1 ATR 42-300F (135, C-GATK), (FED) LSD 2007-11. FREIGHTER.

1 FAIRCHILD SA226 METRO II.

1 BOMBARDIER CANADAIR CHALLENGER 600.

0 B AE 125-700A (TFE731-3R-1H) (257143 /81 C-GOGM), OPS FOR (FED). FREIGHTER.

Management:
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DONALD WHEATON, PRESIDENT & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO).

BILL MCGOEY, GENERAL MANAGER (1999-04).

CAPTAIN DON BOETTCHER, DIRECTOR FLIGHT OPERATIONS (donb@maei.ca).

STEVE LENTLE, CHIEF PILOT.

WILLIAM FISHER, MAINTENANCE DIRECTOR.

DEAN HAMPTON, DIRECTOR QUALITY ASSURANCE (QA) (1999-02).

JEAN-PIERRE MAINVILLE, DIRECTOR SAFETY & SECURITY.

DAVID OWEN, MANAGER FLIGHT DISPATCH.

ROGER BOUCHARD, MAINTENANCE BASE MANAGER CALGARY (1998-10).

 
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