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

Monday, July 4, 2011

1949 Piper PA-16 Clipper, c/n 16-322, CF-YYN

1949 Piper PA-16 Clipper, c/n 16-322, CF-YYN, Soren Sorensen, Victoria, Vancouver Island, B.C., Canada; powered by one 115-hp Lycoming O-235-C1 four-cylinder, horizontally-opposed, air-cooled piston engine with cruise-pitch two-blade Sensenich propeller; pilot, three passengers, general aviation; built by Piper Aircraft Company, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, USA; registered on July 18, 1969, cancelled on June 10, 2002; exported to USA on December 23, 2003; N108PC, Wayne P. Hess, Terrebonne, Oregon on March 7, 2004.

The Annual Duncan Fly-In, Duncan Airport (DUQ), Duncan, Vancouver Island, B.C. in summer 1979.

[Agfamatic 100 viewfinder camera, Agfa Agfacolor Special CNS 126 20 DIN/80 ASA 20-exposure colour negative cartridge film]

© Copyright photograph by Stephan Alexander Scharnberg, 1979

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