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
Saturday, July 23, 2011
1948 Aeronca 11BC Chief, c/n 11BC-164, C-FJSS, Tom Phillips, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, based at Delta Heritage Airpark (CAK3), Delta, B.C.; powered by one 85-hp Continental C85-8F four-cylinder, horizontally-opposed, air-cooled piston engine with fixed-pitch two-blade aluminum propeller; side-by-side pilot and passenger, general aviation; built by Aeronca Aircraft Corporation, Middletown, Ohio, USA at Dayton Municipal Airport, Vandalia, Ohio; C-FJSS, John Jeffries, Brooks, Alberta on November 24, 1989, cancelled on January 22, 1990; C-FJSS, Robert Olson, Jenner, Alberta on January 22, 1990, cancelled on February 11, 1992; C-FJSS, Garry Toop, Prince George, B.C. and Mark Grafton, Prince George, B.C. on April 29, 1992, cancelled on April 24, 1996; C-FJSS, Elmer Sanders, Grande Prairie, Alberta on April 24, 1996, cancelled on February 7, 2007; C-FJSS, Bradley Jorgenson, Richmond, B.C. on February 7, 2007, cancelled on April 10, 2008; C-FJSS, Charles Brown, Delta, B.C. on May 7, 2008, cancelled on July 30, 2008; owner registered since August 6, 2008.
Delta Heritage Airpark (CAK3), Delta, B.C. at 9:23 am, Friday, July 8, 2011.
[Nikon Coolpix L20 point-and-shoot 10 MP digital camera, Nikkor 38–136-mm f/3.1–6.7 lens]
© Copyright photographs by Stephan Alexander Scharnberg, July 2011