Pix From a Swamper - Remembering Craig Chenell

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Re: Pix From a Swamper - Remembering Craig Chenell

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This is still my favorite thread of any forum. Makes me want to pour myself a cup of shit coffee and stand out on a dock at 0500 to watch the sunrise.
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This is such a great site. The pictures are awesome. Brings back alot of great memories. This may seem crazy but it makes me feel lucky that I had the opportunity to gain the experience of flying in the north and the bush. Some of the best flying time.

So here are a few from awhile back..
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Some more, better sized I hope
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Enjoy
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Something a little different for you.

I dislike two crew ops, and generally avoid them, but I could get used to "two machine" ops... ;-)

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^ Rescue mission?
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The last of winter out east at the end of May...

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And Summer here in Yellowknife today...

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sky's the limit wrote:Something a little different for you.

I dislike two crew ops, and generally avoid them, but I could get used to "two machine" ops... ;-)

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And our Float Season is off to a good start too.
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Two years today. Rest in peace brother.
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wow what a thread!
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HS-748 2A wrote:
sky's the limit wrote:Something a little different for you.

I dislike two crew ops, and generally avoid them, but I could get used to "two machine" ops... ;-)

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Indeed, I'm sure they'll have her fixed up in no time, some good ppl over there.

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Another shot of the goose from Bella Bella, in action this time.
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One last goose shot then I'll stop.
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:wink:

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Nice! Shots on and off the water are much harder to come by. Nice B+W effect. Where and when and which machine?
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No idea which machine, but it was in Toba Inlet in the spring of 2008 if memory serves, back before the power project moved into the large camp and prior to the fatal accident that Fall. I spent a tonne of time over about 4yrs on that program, they used the Goose as a sched from YVR at that time.

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A couple Grumman G-164 Ag Cats
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So we had a bit of a fire here on the 'island' and the MB boys showed up. You were in on this werent ya north shore?

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Two 215's showed up, and so did the fancy shmancy new 415..

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Also spotted the 310 birddog

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A couple of whirly birds were on scene quickly too. However I'm having trouble uploading whirly birds! I kidd I kidd! :wink: My connection just sucks and I'll try and get the rest up later..


Being up here sure makes me want to add something with more telephoto reach to my gear. The 70-200 f4L IS is fantastic, but juuuusssssttt not quite long enough. Any reccomends? the canon 300F4L IS? a 1.4x teleconverter? Something by Sigma?
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More from 'central' MB

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Ohh and the helo I was talking about that was here working the fire..

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Also got a good one of calm airs ATR departing here on changeover day..

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Then the nine niner airliner stopped by.

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