1944 Grumman G-21A Goose, c/n B-101, CF-VFU, FIFT. Dockside somewhere up Knight Inlet, B.C., Canada in spring 1969.

[1959 Kodak Retina IIIS (Type 027) rangefinder 35-mm roll film camera, s/n 86125, with Schneider-Kreuznach Retina-Xenon 50-mm f/1.9 Synchro Compur lens, s/n 6841319; Kodak Plus-X Pan (ISO 125/22°) 36-exposure black & white negative film]

© Copyright photograph by Uwe Kündrunar Scharnberg, 1969 / Stephan Alexander Scharnberg, March 2011

“The whole history of the Canadian North can be divided into two periods—before and after the aeroplane.”
Hugh L. Keenleyside, Deputy Canadian Minister of Mines and Resources, October 1949

Monday, May 16, 2011

1947 Cessna 140, c/n 14027, CF-EKU

1947 Cessna 140, c/n 14027, CF-EKU, David ZoppaChilliwack, B.C., Canada, based at Chilliwack Airport (YCW), Chilliwack, B.C.; powered by one 85-hp Continental C85-12F four-cylinder, horizontally-opposed, air-cooled piston engine with fixed-pitch two-blade McCauley propeller; side-by-side pilot and passenger, general aviation; built by Cessna Aircraft Company, Wichita, Kansas, USA; CF-EKU, Al and Lloyd Michaud, Vancouver U-Fly in August 1947; installed on floats by Brisbane Maintenance, Vancouver International Airport in September 1947; trained many student pilots; CF-EKU, Art Seller, Skyway Air Services Ltd., Langley, B.C.; C-FEKU, John Striloff, Abbotsford, B.C. on June 15, 1989, cancelled on November 26, 1990; C-FEKU, Vernon Hoeppner, Fort Smith, B.C. on November 26, 1990, cancelled on July 18, 1996; owner registered since July 18, 1996.

The 48th Annual Abbotsford International Airshow, Abbotsford International Airport (YXX), Abbotsford, B.C. on Saturday, August 14, 2010 at about 9:02 am.

[1984 Nikon FE2 SLR 35-mm roll film camera, s/n 1816483, with Nikkor AI 50-mm f/1.8 lens, s/n 2336591, and 52-mm polarizing filter; Fujifilm Fujicolor Pro 160S 36-exposure colour negative film]

© Copyright photographs by Stephan Alexander Scharnberg, August 2010

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