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
2007 Schweizer 300CBi (269C-1), c/n 0322, C-FSEV, British Columbia Helicopters Limited, Langley, B.C., Canada, based at Abbotsford International Airport (YXX), Abbotsford, B.C.; powered by one 180-hp Lycoming HIO-360-G1A fuel-injected four-cylinder, horizontally-opposed, air-cooled piston engine with three-blade main rotor and two-blade tail rotor; side-by-side instructor and student, light utility/trainer; built by Schweizer Aircraft Corporation, Horseheads, New York, USA at Elmira, New York; N86G, Schweizer Aircraft Corporation; imported in 2007; owner registered since December 18, 2007.
The 48th Annual Abbotsford International Airshow, Abbotsford International Airport (YXX), Abbotsford, B.C. at 9:27 am, Saturday, August 14, 2010.
© Copyright photograph by Stephan Alexander Scharnberg, August 2010