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, May 2, 2012
1981 Airbus A300B4-203, c/n 139, I-BUSG, Canaletto, Alitalia
1981 Airbus A300B4-203, c/n 139, I-BUSG, Canaletto, Alitalia (Alitalia—Linee Aeree Italiane SpA), Roma, Lazio, Italy; powered by two 52,535-lbs thrust General Electric CF6-50C2 high-bypass turbofan engines; crew of two (pilot and co-pilot), seating configuration F18Y235, short- to medium-range, wide-body airliner; built by Airbus Industrie, Toulouse-Blagnac, Haute-Garonne, Midi-Pyrénées, France at Toulouse-Blagnac/Hamburg, Germany/England; first flight on March 11, 1981, test registration F-WZES; I-BUSG, Alitalia, Roma, Lazio on April 28, 1981; converted to A300B4-203F; N59139, FSBU (First Security Bank of Utah), Salt Lake City, Utah, USA on March 20, 1998; N59139, JHM Cargo Airlines, San Jose, Costa Rica on March 26, 2000; TC-KZT, Kuzu Airlines Cargo, Istanbul, Turkey on September 27, 2007; EP-ICE, Iran Air, Mehrabad International Airport (THR), Tehran, Iran on May 22, 2008; active.
London Heathrow Airport (LHR), Hillingdon, London, England on Sunday, August 16, 1987.
[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 Super 200 36-exposure colour negative film]
© Copyright photograph by Stephan Alexander Scharnberg, August 1987