Pix From a Swamper - Remembering Craig Chenell

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Re: Pix From a Swamper - Remembering Craig Chenell

Post by Boreas » Mon Feb 04, 2013 6:37 am

Very nice Rowdy.

A couple more from the Indonesian archipelago:
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Re: Pix From a Swamper - Remembering Craig Chenell

Post by jspitfire » Mon Feb 04, 2013 10:23 pm

We had a couple pretty cold days here last week, made for some great photos!

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Re: Pix From a Swamper - Remembering Craig Chenell

Post by YYZSaabGuy » Tue Feb 05, 2013 4:51 am

You're right, it did: very nicely done.
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Post by Rebelle » Mon Feb 11, 2013 7:36 am

jspitfire, love that second one, very artsy!
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Re: Pix From a Swamper - Remembering Craig Chenell

Post by CLguy » Mon Feb 11, 2013 7:48 am

J-Christophe I flew for Avalon Aviation in the early 80's. I never flew CRR but worked along side it in Northern Saskatchewan on many fires. I was told that it is the only Canadian Registered Aircraft to sink more than 1 German U-Boat in WW 2. Apparently it was credited with torpedoing 2 of them. I know that it has been sunk a couple of times but don't know the details. When we were in Northern Saskatchewan in 1984 it ran up on the shore while trying to scoop a load out of a short glassy water lake. The military brought in a Chinook Helicopter, picked it up and carried it to the Buffalo Narrows Airport. There was no damage to the aircraft as it was a bog with a few small black spruce trees at the end of the lake. It was quite a sight to see that big plane hooked up under a Chinook.
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Re: Pix From a Swamper - Remembering Craig Chenell

Post by cdnpilot77 » Mon Feb 11, 2013 3:02 pm

ozone wrote:
ozone, I really like your first pic, the orangy light one! Wow. Makes me want to be there, at that exact moment.
Thanks! It was very early morning. A thunderstorm was just passing by as the sun was coming up. Can't beat float flying...you see something different every day! The countdown is on for next season!

Staunton Lake?
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Re: Pix From a Swamper - Remembering Craig Chenell

Post by sky's the limit » Mon Feb 11, 2013 7:17 pm

Had two pretty stellar days... be all white from tomorrow though. (Oops, files a bit too big)

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Re: Pix From a Swamper - Remembering Craig Chenell

Post by ozone » Mon Feb 11, 2013 9:25 pm

cdnpilot77 wrote:
ozone wrote:
ozone, I really like your first pic, the orangy light one! Wow. Makes me want to be there, at that exact moment.
Thanks! It was very early morning. A thunderstorm was just passing by as the sun was coming up. Can't beat float flying...you see something different every day! The countdown is on for next season!

Staunton Lake?

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Re: Pix From a Swamper - Remembering Craig Chenell

Post by Bronco Billy » Sat Feb 16, 2013 3:07 pm

Great stuff keep it going.
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Post by Rudder Bug » Sat Feb 16, 2013 5:45 pm

I'm waiting for yours Bronco! :D
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Re: Pix From a Swamper - Remembering Craig Chenell

Post by sky's the limit » Sat Feb 23, 2013 7:17 pm

A few more snaps from last tour skiing:

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Darcy Chilton photo, me flying.
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Post by North Shore » Sat Feb 23, 2013 9:07 pm

Ok, this *is* an aviation board, and thus the cool helicopter pics.

How about some real pics tho: bluebird days, fresh snow, and skiers ripping it up!
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Re: Pix From a Swamper - Remembering Craig Chenell

Post by TeePeeCreeper » Sat Feb 23, 2013 11:40 pm

North Shore wrote:Ok, this *is* an aviation board, and thus the cool helicopter pics.

How about some real pics tho: bluebird days, fresh snow, and skiers ripping it up!

I concur... One looks at the fantastic photographs that "Sky's the limit" posts it makes me think of a Mike Wiegele photo op...


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Re: Pix From a Swamper - Remembering Craig Chenell

Post by sky's the limit » Sun Feb 24, 2013 12:09 am

You want pictures of "skiers?" :shock:

Not sure I know how to take any photos of them boys, but maybe I'll try next tour???

Oh, and Wiegle's the competition... ;-) Sort of.
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Re: Pix From a Swamper - Remembering Craig Chenell

Post by Rowdy » Thu Feb 28, 2013 7:18 pm

Its been wet out west...

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Re: Pix From a Swamper - Remembering Craig Chenell

Post by Bronco Billy » Thu Feb 28, 2013 9:06 pm

picture from the twotter I fly, author is our local photo guru (not me).
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Late spring in nunavik, almost feels like the maldives.
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This is finally summer but the moskitoes are out, you can see one of them is chasing us. They tend to get pretty big around here....
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Re: Pix From a Swamper - Remembering Craig Chenell

Post by Boreas » Fri Mar 01, 2013 1:55 am

I really like the docked Beaver shot Rowdy. Great capture of a solitary atmosphere.

Here's one from an island off the cost of Papua:
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Post by rightwinglow » Fri Mar 01, 2013 10:26 am

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(Has anybody seen or heard from Lee Cole in the last few years?)
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Post by WileyCoyote » Sat Mar 02, 2013 5:06 pm

Another day at the edge of the empire....

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Re: Pix From a Swamper - Remembering Craig Chenell

Post by nofate » Sat Mar 16, 2013 7:49 pm

(Has anybody seen or heard from Lee Cole in the last few years?)[/quote]

I saw him at the Chapleau town dump last summer. He seems to spend some time at his lodge on Five Mile Lake in summer, but he is not operating or maintaining the outpost camps.
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Re: Pix From a Swamper - Remembering Craig Chenell

Post by Adam Oke » Sun Mar 17, 2013 6:37 pm

Finally got around to editing some shots from this past summer.

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Re: Pix From a Swamper - Remembering Craig Chenell

Post by Adam Oke » Tue Mar 19, 2013 7:01 pm

My buddy took these shots of me through a dirty Thrush window, and I did the editing.

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Post by jspitfire » Tue May 07, 2013 10:25 am

Here's a few from the weekend. The ice is in no hurry to leave us this year!

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Re: Pix From a Swamper - Remembering Craig Chenell

Post by Adam Oke » Thu May 09, 2013 4:49 pm

I don't think I've posted this one....

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