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Beech 18 Adventure With Pacific Seaplanes Vancouver Island – Part 1

The Beech 18 on floats is a rare aircraft, and most of the sixty of the Beech 18s which were converted to floats can be found operating here in Canada. Randy Hanna’s Nanaimo, BC based Pacific Seaplanes operates a single Beech 18 on floats C-GGGF primarily on summer charters as well as on demand scheduled …Read more »

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Beech 18 Adventure With Pacific Seaplanes Vancouver Island – Part 2

This show continues from the Part 1 episode, and in this 26 minute show we enjoy a lovely scenic departure from Vancouver South Terminal’s float base on the banks of the Fraser, aboad Pacific Seaplanes Beech 18 on floats C-GGGF for the return journey to the airline’s home base at Quennel Lake near Nanaimo, on …Read more »

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The Beech 18 Story with Randy Hanna – Part 3

Between 1937 and 1964, some 9,000 Beech 18s were built for the military and civilian markets, making it one of the most successful general utility aircraft ever produced. Although it has been replaced by newer types in many applications, the aircraft remains a rugged and reliable money maker.A ready availability of parts and expertise means …Read more »

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Martin Mars Visit to Richmond 2010

On February 24, 2010, a major propliner event nearly went unnoticed. The City of Richmond arranged for a Martin Mars to fly to Steveston (in South Richmond, BC) and land on the Fraser River, moor overnight off the beach at Garry Point Park, and then depart the following day laying on a water drop aerial …Read more »

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Coulson Flying Tankers Martin Mars (Part 2)

The world’s last two Martin Mars are operated by Coulson Flying Tankers based at Sproat Lake, near Port Alberni on Vancouver Island. Built just as WWII came to end, the two Mars are highly effective fire fighting aircraft that have worked the BC coast since the late 1950s. Being the world’s last operational examples of …Read more »

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Coulson Flying Tankers Martin Mars (Part 1)

The world’s last two Martin Mars are operated by Coulson Flying Tankers based at Sproat Lake, near Port Alberni on Vancouver Island. Built just as WWII came to end, the two Mars are highly effective fire fighting aircraft that have worked the BC coast since the late 1950s. Being the world’s last operational examples of …Read more »