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
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
1968 Cessna 180H Skywagon, c/n 180-51973, C-GYVA, Ocean Air Floatplanes Inc., Sidney, Vancouver Island, B.C., Canada, based at Victoria Airport Water Aerodrome (CAP5), Patricia Bay, Sidney, Vancouver Island, B.C.; powered by one 230-hp Continental O-470-R six-cylinder, horizontally-opposed, air-cooled piston engine with constant-speed two-blade McCauley propeller; Edo 2960 floats; Horton STOL kit; pilot, five passengers, utility transport; built by Cessna Aircraft Company, Wichita, Kansas, USA; imported in 1968; C-FXCQ, Sabourin Lake Airways Ltd., Cochenour, Ontario cancelled on June 10, 1983; C-FXCQ, Whitehead Moose, Pikangikum, Ontario on March 16, 1984, cancelled on December 11, 1987; C-FXCQ, Howey Bay Camps Limited, Red Lake, Ontario on December 11, 1987, cancelled on December 11, 1989; C-GYVA, Alvin Bancarz, Sherwood Park, Alberta on June 27, 2002, cancelled on September 4, 2002; C-GYVA, Canadian Institute of Aviation Technology Inc., Kelowna, B.C., operating as Air Hart Aviation, on September 16, 2002, cancelled on December 22, 2003; owner registered since January 20, 2004.
Just arrived, taxiing past the Harbour Air and West Coast Air seaplane docks for a Coal Harbour marina near the foot of Denman St., north of W. Georgia Street in the West End, Vancouver Harbour Water Airport (CXH), Vancouver, B.C. on Tuesday, August 3, 2010 at 11:16 am.
Taxiing out at 11:32 am.
[Casio Exilim EX-Z20 point-and-shoot 8.1 MP digital camera, 38–114-mm f/3.1–5.9 lens]
© Copyright photographs by Stephan Alexander Scharnberg, August 2010