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 14, 2011

1966 Alon A-2 Aircoupe, c/n A-168, C-GJNW

1966 Alon A-2 Aircoupe, c/n A-168, C-GJNW, Allen Whalley, Victoria, Vancouver Island, B.C., Canada, based at Victoria International Airport (YYJ), Sidney, Vancouver Island, B.C.; powered by one 90-hp Continental C90-16F 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 Alon Inc., McPherson, Kansas, USA; N966JL, Judy A. Longenecker, Elkhart, Indiana on February 12, 1990, cancelled on May 30, 2001; imported in 2001; owner registered since June 22, 2001.

The 48th Annual Abbotsford International Airshow, Abbotsford International Airport (YXX), Abbotsford, B.C. at 1:57 pm, Saturday, August 14, 2010.

© Copyright photograph by Stephan Alexander Scharnberg, August 2010

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