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 2, 2011
1974 Bellanca 17-30A Super Viking 300A, c/n 74-30661, C-GDOR, English Bay Brokers Ltd., Vancouver, B.C., Canada, based at Boundary Bay Airport (YDT), Delta, B.C.; powered by one 300-hp Continental IO-520-K fuel-injected six-cylinder, horizontally-opposed, air-cooled piston engine with constant-speed three-blade Hartzell propeller; retractable landing gear; pilot, three passengers, general aviation; built by Bellanca Aircraft Corporation, Plainview, Texas, USA at Alexandria, Minnesota; C-GDOR, Dorien Aubee, Wandering River, Alberta cancelled on October 5, 1988; C-GDOR, Fascon Enterprises Ltd., Edmonton, Alberta on October 5, 1988, cancelled on January 20, 1989; C-GDOR, Earle Fleming, Calgary, Alberta on January 20, 1989, cancelled on August 14, 1989; C-GDOR, Ipec Consultants Ltd., North Vancouver, B.C. on September 21, 1989, cancelled on September 9, 1992; owner registered since September 10, 1992.
The 48th Annual Abbotsford International Airshow, Abbotsford International Airport (YXX), Abbotsford, B.C. on Saturday, August 14, 2010 at about 9:36 am.
[1984 Nikon FE2 SLR 35-mm roll film camera, s/n 1816483, with Nikkor AI 50-mm f/1.8 lens, s/n 2336591, and 52-mm polarizing filter; Fujifilm Fujicolor Pro 160S 36-exposure colour negative film]
© Copyright photograph by Stephan Alexander Scharnberg, August 2010