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

1966 Piper PA-32-260 Cherokee Six, c/n 32-287, C-GXZO

1966 Piper PA-32-260 Cherokee Six, c/n 32-287, C-GXZO, Donald Halbert, Port Alberni, Vancouver Island, B.C., Canada, based at Qualicum Beach Airport (CAT4), Qualicum Beach, Vancouver Island, B.C.; powered by one 260-hp Lycoming O-540-E4B5 six-cylinder, horizontally-opposed, air-cooled piston engine with constant-speed two-blade Hartzell propeller; pilot, five passengers, general aviation; built by Piper Aircraft, Vero Beach, Florida, USA at Vero Beach Municipal Airport; C-GXZO, Edward Brennan, North Saanich, Vancouver Island, B.C. on November 17, 1986, cancelled on December 17, 1993; owner registered since December 17, 1993.

The 48th Annual Abbotsford International Airshow, Abbotsford International Airport (YXX), Abbotsford, B.C. at 9:25 am, Saturday, August 14, 2010.

© Copyright photographs by Stephan Alexander Scharnberg, August 2010

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