Coming Home-DC3

This fabricscape is inspired by the

rich colours of the Yukon showing an

aerial view of Long Lake and

downtown Whitehorse. The sand-

brushed DC3 what “might have

been”. CF-CPY is presently a

weathervane at Whitehorse Airport.

Built in 1942, she spent several

months in camouflage flying with

United States Army Air force on

transport missions to India & China.

During this time the aircraft was

condemned and was eventually

returned to the U.S. where it was

repaired. At the end of the war she

was converted to the Civilian DC-3

configuration and sold to Canadian

Pacific Airlines where she served 15

years flying Canadian scheduled

routes, as CF-CPY.

She then spent 6 years with Great

Northern Air in Yukon. On her

retirement in 1970 she was donated

to the Yukon Flying Club and after

initial restoration, to the Yukon

Transportation Museum. CF-CPY’s

restoration is a product of 1200

person hours by 30 volunteers.

This piece is 28” x 40” – fabric

background, matted and framed with

sandbrushed glass ( DC-3 is on the


Completed 2005 $2,995.00

5” x 7” Cards (Blank inside) $5

5”x7” photo matted to 8” x 10” $15

(See Pricing Page to Purchase)

Copyright © Judy Matechuk 2006. All right reserved.