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 8, 2011
1986 Raytheon Beechcraft 1900C, c/n UB-66, C-FPCX, Pacific Coastal Airlines Ltd. (Jim Pattison’s airline), Sea Island, Richmond, B.C., Canada, based at South Terminal, Vancouver International Airport (YVR), Sea Island, Richmond, B.C.; powered by two 1,100-shp Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-65B turboprop engines with constant-speed four-blade Hartzell propellers; crew of two (pilot and co-pilot), 19 passengers, regional airliner; built by Raytheon Company, Lexington, Massachusetts, USA at Wichita, Kansas; N3044C; N823BE, BEX Business Express, Portsmouth, New Hampshire on December 30, 1986; N823BE, GECC in June 1996, returned; F-OJAS, Aero Services, France on May 20, 1997; F-GTOT, Regourd Aviation, France in June 1997, leased; F-GTOT, Darta Aero Charter, France in June 1997, leased; F-GTOT, Danish Air Transport in December 1997, leased; OY-JRF, Danish Air Transport, Denmark on April 21, 1998; imported in 2006; owner registered since June 20, 2006.
Engineless and partially dismantled, South Terminal, Vancouver International Airport (YVR), Sea Island, Richmond, B.C. on Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at 11:22 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; Kodak Gold 200 36-exposure colour negative film]
© Copyright photograph by Stephan Alexander Scharnberg, December 2010