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C-FGQH (106) at CXH - Vancouver, British Columbia - Ron Kosys © 11 September 2017 - Aird Archives
N82LH (208) at Skydive Chicago - 8N2, Ottawa, Illinois - Anon © 04 August 2018 - Aird Archives
C-GJAW (176) on the seaplane ramp at Vancouver South, British Columbia - Ron Kosys © 20 May 2006 - Aird Archives
C-GQKN (94) departing CXH - Vancouver, British Columbia - Ron Kosys © 05 June 2013 - Aird Archives
F-BRPC (152) of AIR DJIBUTI - Red Sea Airlines. Jacques Guillem © 03 February 1977 - Kenneth I. Swartz Collection - Aird Archives
79-23256 (681) of Golden Knights, being prepared - Photographer unknown © May 1999 - Doug Broadribb Collection - via Kenneth I. Swartz - Aird Archives
YJ-AV11 (564) of AirVanuatu at Port Vila / Bauerfield - NVVV, Vanuatu - Chris Buckley © December 2018 - Aird Archives
D-IORA (127) of BAYERISCHER FLUGDIENST at Zurich - LSZH, Switzerland - Wolfgang Mendorf © 1973 - Aird Archives
LN-BNH (624) of Widerøe at Toronto - CYYZ, Ontario - Chris Buckley © October 2018 - Aird Archives
F-OIJI (277) at Nouméa / Magenta - NWWM, New Caledonia - Chris Buckley © December 2018 - Aird Archives
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