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 16, 2011

1984 Gates Learjet C-21A (Model 35A), c/n 35A-546, BuNo 84-0100

1984 Gates Learjet C-21A (Model 35A), c/n 35A-546, BuNo 84-0100, “Happy Hooligans”, 119th WG (Wing), North Dakota ANG (Air National Guard), ACC (Air Combat Command)/AMC (Air Mobility Command), USAF, based at Hector International Airport (FAR), Fargo, North Dakota, USA; powered by two 3,500-lbf Garrett AiResearch TFE731-2-2B turbofan engines; crew of two (pilot and co-pilot), six to eight passengers, utility transport; built by Gates Learjet Corporation, Wichita, Kansas at Wichita, Kansas.

The 48th Annual Abbotsford International Airshow, Abbotsford International Airport (YXX), Abbotsford, B.C., Canada at 9:54 am, Saturday, August 14, 2010.

© Copyright photograph by Stephan Alexander Scharnberg, August 2010

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