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

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

1956 Fiat G.91 PAN, c/n 10, MM6244/10

1956 Fiat G.91 PAN, c/n 10, MM6244/10, Frecce Tricolori, 313º Gruppo Addestramento Acrobatico, Aeronautica Militare (Italian Air Force), based at Rivolto Air Force Base (IPI), Udine, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy; powered by one 4,990-lbs thrust Bristol Siddeley Orpheus 803 turbojet engine with no afterburner; single-seat, aerobatic display; built by Fiat Aviazione Aeritalia; built as pre-production G.91; converted to G.91 PAN; one of several G.91s used by Frecce Tricolori (Three-coloured Arrows), Italy’s Pattuglia Acrobatica Nazionale (national aerobatic team), flying G.91PANs from 1963 to 1981; donated by Aeritalia—Societa Aerospatiale Italiana.

Static display on the South Lawn, The Museum of Flight, King County International Airport/Boeing Field (BFI), Seattle, Washington, USA on Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at 12:58 pm.

[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, December 2010

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