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by beech 18
Sun Jul 14, 2013 9:22 am
Forum: Aviation Videos & Photos
Topic: Snowbirds over the falls
Replies: 2
Views: 1095

Re: Snowbirds over the falls

July 14, 2013

Very nice video.
The Snowbirds performance is always excellent.
by beech 18
Sun Jul 07, 2013 1:44 pm
Forum: Bush Flying & Specialty Air Service
Topic: Superior Airways
Replies: 312
Views: 183936

Re: Superior Airways

July 07, 2013 Superior Airways / Severn Enterprise operation from late 1960's to 1974. Sioux Lookout carried out a lot of the company float repairs. Aircraft that were based in Pickle Lake, Round Lake, and Big Trout Lake came into Sioux for most float repairs. The odd aircraft from Armstrong also fl...
by beech 18
Mon Jun 10, 2013 7:35 am
Forum: Bush Flying & Specialty Air Service
Topic: Superior Airways
Replies: 312
Views: 183936

Re: Superior Airways

June 10, 2013 Superior Airways / Severn Enterprise operation from the late 1960's to 1974. From mid April to early May the base in Sioux Lookout was busy getting the aircraft ready for float season. As the aircraft came off the ice, skis were removed and a set of main wheels were installed on the ax...
by beech 18
Sat May 18, 2013 5:57 am
Forum: Bush Flying & Specialty Air Service
Topic: Pix From a Swamper - Remembering Craig Chenell
Replies: 2152
Views: 467313

Re: Pix From a Swamper - Remembering Craig Chenell

May 18, 2013

North Shore - Your photos are excellent.
Otter's with the piston engine sure look nice.
by beech 18
Mon May 06, 2013 2:03 pm
Forum: Bush Flying & Specialty Air Service
Topic: Superior Airways
Replies: 312
Views: 183936

Re: Superior Airways

May 06, 2013 Superior Airways / Severn Enterprise operation from the late 1960's to 1974. Ski season normally ended in Sioux Lookout around April 10th to the middle of April. At about that time the aircraft in Mr. Wieben's fleet started heading back to their home bases for change over. The Cessna 18...
by beech 18
Sat Apr 13, 2013 10:27 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: RCAF History Forum
Replies: 593
Views: 95056

Re: RCAF History Forum

April 13, 2013

This RCAF history forum is excellent.
I enjoy reading every posting.
Thanks
by beech 18
Fri Apr 05, 2013 8:51 am
Forum: Homebuilders
Topic: Installed my engine recently!!
Replies: 38
Views: 29058

Re: Installed my engine recently!!

April 05, 2013

You've really done nice work.
Looks great.

Your "Project Log" is excellent.
by beech 18
Tue Apr 02, 2013 8:31 am
Forum: Bush Flying & Specialty Air Service
Topic: Superior Airways
Replies: 312
Views: 183936

Re: Superior Airways

April 02, 2013 Superior Airways / Severn Enterprise operation from the late 1960's to 1974. Attached is a photo taken at the water base in Sioux Lookout in early August 1970. The Cessna 180 is CF-VGA. The aircraft sank at the dock overnight. The aircraft was raised by removing the float compartment ...
by beech 18
Wed Mar 13, 2013 7:37 am
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: . Yeager, 89, still flying!
Replies: 6
Views: 837

Re: . Yeager, 89, still flying!

March 13, 2013

Very nice article.
It was an interesting time in aviation.
by beech 18
Fri Mar 08, 2013 4:04 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Bombardier CSeries unveiling Mar 7 2013 Mirabel . . .
Replies: 25
Views: 6149

Re: Bombardier CSeries unveiling Mar 7 2013 Mirabel . . .

March 08, 2013

Very nice looking aircraft.
Wish them all the best with it.
by beech 18
Mon Mar 04, 2013 3:35 pm
Forum: Bush Flying & Specialty Air Service
Topic: Superior Airways
Replies: 312
Views: 183936

Re: Superior Airways

March 04, 2013 Superior Airways / Severn Enterprise operation from the late 1960's to 1974. Beech 18 CF-YQB arrived in Sioux Lookout in the summer of 1969. She was painted in the Royal Canadian Air Force paint scheme with the bare metal fuselage, white top, red wing tips and red vertical stabs with ...
by beech 18
Sat Feb 16, 2013 10:35 am
Forum: Bush Flying & Specialty Air Service
Topic: Norseman Ski
Replies: 29
Views: 10106

Re: Norseman Ski

Feb 16, 2013

Stian - What a beautiful display.
by beech 18
Tue Feb 12, 2013 9:20 am
Forum: Bush Flying & Specialty Air Service
Topic: Norseman Ski
Replies: 29
Views: 10106

Re: Norseman Ski

Feb 12, 2013

Stian - It is really nice that these skis are on display for
others to see.
by beech 18
Mon Feb 11, 2013 8:43 am
Forum: Bush Flying & Specialty Air Service
Topic: Norseman Ski
Replies: 29
Views: 10106

Re: Norseman Ski

Feb 11, 2013

Stian - You did a beautiful job restoring the ski.
It looks great.
by beech 18
Fri Feb 08, 2013 9:01 am
Forum: Air Canada
Topic: Nordair
Replies: 12
Views: 3096

Re: Nordair

Feb 08, 2013

The video links above are excellent.
Canada sure has a lot of great history in the air.
by beech 18
Thu Feb 07, 2013 9:17 am
Forum: Bush Flying & Specialty Air Service
Topic: Superior Airways
Replies: 312
Views: 183936

Re: Superior Airways

Feb 07, 2013 Superior Airways / Severn Enterprise operation from the late 1960's to 1974. Beech 18 CF-YDV showed up in the fleet in the early 1970's. I am not sure where YDV came from. If it was one of the Beech 18's Mr. Wieben purchased from the Canadian Air Force in Saskatoon or if he brought it p...
by beech 18
Thu Jan 31, 2013 8:59 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: C-Series Ship #1
Replies: 7
Views: 1982

Re: C-Series Ship #1

Jan 31, 2013

Jmack, thanks for attaching the photo.
Will be great to see the C Series in service.
by beech 18
Wed Jan 09, 2013 9:30 am
Forum: Bush Flying & Specialty Air Service
Topic: Superior Airways
Replies: 312
Views: 183936

Re: Superior Airways

Jan 09, 2013 Superior Airways / Severn Enterprise operation from the late 1960's to 1974. In Sioux Lookout at the start of ski season the Cessna 180's were the first aircraft on the ice. They were followed by the Beaver's and the Beech 18's. I believe the Beech's went on the ice when there was appro...
by beech 18
Wed Dec 19, 2012 3:17 pm
Forum: Bush Flying & Specialty Air Service
Topic: Superior Airways
Replies: 312
Views: 183936

Re: Superior Airways

Dec 19, 2012 Superior Airways / Severn Enterprise operation from the late 1960's to 1974. Beech 18 CF-VCE was painted in the Royal Canadian Air Force paint scheme with the lightning bolt down the sides of the fuselage for most of its life. It had the name Severn Enterprise Ltd. - Sioux Lookout, Onta...
by beech 18
Tue Dec 18, 2012 8:32 am
Forum: Aviation Videos & Photos
Topic: photo's of Norseman C-FLZO in Red Lake please?
Replies: 12
Views: 2463

Re: photo's of Norseman C-FLZO in Red Lake please?

Dec 18

Flat Lander
Your Norseman photos are excellent.
Thanks for posting them.
by beech 18
Mon Dec 17, 2012 3:55 pm
Forum: Bush Flying & Specialty Air Service
Topic: Porta-bote
Replies: 16
Views: 2412

Re: Porta-bote

Dec 17, 2012

Flat face forward so you get a better airflow
over the tail. A lot less vibrations.
by beech 18
Fri Dec 14, 2012 9:20 am
Forum: Bush Flying & Specialty Air Service
Topic: Superior Airways
Replies: 312
Views: 183936

Re: Superior Airways

Dec 14, 2012 skyrocket Your photos of the Bellanca are really nice. She looks like a hard working machine. Great photos. Realy nice. Just looked at the you tube video you mentioned of Hollinger Ungava Transport. Great piece of history. Besides the Bellanca Skyrocket you mentioned, the Beech 18 that ...
by beech 18
Sat Dec 01, 2012 11:14 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Antonov AN-2
Replies: 121
Views: 21706

Re: Antonov AN-2

Dec 01, 2012

Photo from http://www.airliners.net
Photographer - Sergey Riabsev


Image
by beech 18
Thu Nov 29, 2012 10:25 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Nov 23 1963 Trans Canada Air Lines DC-8 crash in Quebec
Replies: 14
Views: 2945

Re: Nov 23 1963 40th anniversary of TCAL DC-8 crash in Quebe

Nov 29, 2012

Photo from airliners.net
Photograher Pierre Langlois


TCA DC-8 CF-TJN
Fin #814
Bermuda 1963


Image
by beech 18
Thu Nov 29, 2012 9:35 am
Forum: Aviation Videos & Photos
Topic: photo's of Norseman C-FLZO in Red Lake please?
Replies: 12
Views: 2463

Re: photo's of Norseman C-FLZO in Red Lake please?

Nov 29

ross1

May not be quite what you are looking for, but there are a couple
of photos of LZO on airliners.net.
Use the photo search and enter norseman.

Might be worth a look.

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