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
Thursday, June 9, 2011
1960 Cessna 172A, c/n 47155, C-FLZW, Peter Chick, Sardis, B.C., Canada/Robert Hislop, Hope, B.C./Reg Hunchuk, Hope, B.C./Monte Phillips, Hope, B.C., based at Hope Aerodrome (YHE), Hope, B.C.; powered by one 145-hp Continental O-300-A six-cylinder, horizontally-opposed, air-cooled piston engine with fixed-pitch two-blade McCauley propeller; pilot, three passengers, general aviation; built by Cessna Aircraft Company, Wichita, Kansas, USA; CF-LZW, Sunshine Aviation Sales, Pitt Meadows, B.C. cancelled on June 10, 1983; C-FLZW, George Underhill, Pemberton, B.C. on August 1, 1986, cancelled on August 21, 1991; C-FLZW, Desmond Coen, Vancouver, B.C. on June 30, 1993, cancelled on February 22, 2002; C-FLZW, Peter Chick, Sardis, B.C. on February 22, 2002, cancelled on May 10, 2007; owners registered since May 10, 2007.
Hope Aerodrome (YHE), Hope, B.C. on Tuesday, August 4, 2009 at 12:35 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, August 2009