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1923-1924. Curtis HS-2L, registration G-CACY moored at Como Lake. Renald Fortier of the Canada Aviation Museum tells us: "This airplane was Registered 23 June 1923. It was operated by Laurentide Air Service, Montreal. The Certificate of airworthiness lapsed on 16 June 1924. Fate unknown." This type had a Liberty B12 engine, a V12 cast iron engine turning a four bladed wooden propeller. Besides fire patrols, these airplanes were also used for mapping. A fellow with a camera sat in the front cockpit. Picture provided by Lee and Sue Burk of Como Lake Lodge.