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, June 15, 2011
1946 Stinson 108-1 Voyager, c/n 108-1296, CF-EZB, Mike and Darlene Davenport, Surrey, B.C., Canada, based at Langley Regional Airport (YNJ), Langley, B.C.; powered by one 165-hp Franklin 6A4-165-B3 six-cylinder, horizontally-opposed, air-cooled piston engine with fixed-pitch two-blade McCauley propeller; pilot, three passengers, general aviation; built by Stinson Aircraft Company, Detroit, Michigan, USA; CF-EZB, Dm Rankin, Richmond, B.C. cancelled on January 23, 1985; C-FEZB, Maxine Rankin, Richmond, B.C. cancelled on May 26, 1988; C-FEZB, Douglas Rankin, Richmond, B.C. cancelled on November 23, 1990; owner registered since November 13, 1992.
The 48th Annual Abbotsford International Airshow, Abbotsford International Airport (YXX), Abbotsford, B.C. at 9:05 am, Saturday, August 14, 2010.
© Copyright photographs by Stephan Alexander Scharnberg, August 2010