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Canuck Plumber
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Name those wings.

#1 Post by Canuck Plumber » Sun Nov 16, 2014 8:28 pm

Didn't know where else to post.

Any ideas?

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#2 Post by I_Drive_Planes » Sun Nov 16, 2014 8:51 pm

The top one is a Bristol Freighter that used to belong to Hawk Air (I saw that particular one on its final flight, actually the last fight of a Bristol freighter, on its way through Prince George to the museum where it now resides)

The bottom one is a Grumman S-2 Tracker, modified for fire service.
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#3 Post by Canuck Plumber » Sun Nov 16, 2014 11:10 pm

That's great. Thanks for responding. I'd love to see what other treasures they have in the storage "shed".
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#4 Post by kilpicki » Mon Nov 17, 2014 9:29 am

The Bristol in in Wetakiwin AB.
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#5 Post by RoundEngineRumble » Tue Nov 18, 2014 10:35 am

The very first model of airplane Cessna produced, the O-2 and an Avro Arrow is stashed away in the back room out there, interspersed between acres of farm equiptment.
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#6 Post by kilpicki » Tue Nov 18, 2014 10:45 pm

the farm equip is long gone, crushed for scrap.
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#7 Post by esp803 » Wed Nov 19, 2014 7:23 am

The Firecat was one of three that lived in the Yukon for the summers. I miss the noise.

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#8 Post by Redneck_pilot86 » Wed Nov 19, 2014 12:32 pm

Sure was a rumble when 3 of them launched in short succession. The air tractors just don't have that appeal.
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#9 Post by xsbank » Fri Nov 28, 2014 1:14 am

Used to say 67 was for the dumbest pilot in the crowd, C-GABC and Conair 567.

Ex-Canadian Navy. Conair Firecat. Where was that photo taken?
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