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
Friday, July 1, 2011
1980 Cessna A185F Skywagon II, c/n 185-04104, C-GRLH, Arctic Aerospace Inc., Sea Island, Richmond, B.C., Canada, based at South Terminal, Vancouver International Airport (YVR), Sea Island, Richmond, B.C.; powered by one 300-hp Continental IO-520-D fuel-injected six-cylinder, horizontally-opposed, air-cooled piston engine with constant-speed three-blade McCauley propeller; amphibious floats; Robertson STOL kit; six-seat (pilot, five passengers) utility transport; built by Cessna Aircraft Company, Wichita, Kansas, USA; C-GRLH, C.E. Routh Trucking Co. Ltd., Campbell River, Vancouver Island, B.C. on October 21, 1980, cancelled on August 31, 1994; C-GRLH, Hodgkinson Equities Corporation, Vancouver, B.C. on August 31, 1994, cancelled on April 14, 2004; owner registered since April 14, 2004.
Lindair Services Ltd. hangar, South Terminal, Vancouver International Airport (YVR), Sea Island, Richmond, B.C. at 11:46 am, Friday, June 17, 2011.
[Nikon Coolpix L20, s/n 51002451, point-and-shoot digital camera]
© Copyright photograph by Stephan Alexander Scharnberg, June 2011