Buffalo Airways, Ltd Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando C-GTPO (22556), freighter kicking up some dust after she fired up both her Pratt & Whitney R-2800 radial engines, at Yellowknife Airport NWT (June 1989)
Buffalo Airways Ltd. Consolidated PBY-5A Canso C-FNJE (CV437) airtanker-702, warming up both engines at Yellowknife airtanker base. The a/c came in for a crew rotation, fuel and took off again. (June 1998)
Owned by NWT aviation entrepreneur Joe McBryan, Buffalo Airways operates an impressive fleet of cargo DC4s, DC3s, Curtis C46 Commandos, and firefighter PBY Cansos. The Douglas and Curtis propliners earn their keep hauling cargo from the Yellowknife base to remote communities and mining camps across Canada’s Arctic.In this propliner DVD celibration by AirlineHobby.com DVDs, we join airline videographer Henry Tenby aboard Buffalo’s DC3 and DC4 aircraft as they earn their keep doing what they know best: hauling cargo in some of the harshest conditions on the planet, under the command of some of the finest pilots to be found anywhere! We also take you along for several air-to-air photo sorties … but you’ll need a seatbelt as this kind of work is not for the faint of heart!
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Yellowknife based NWT Air operated a fleet of three Boeing 737-200Cs linking the Northwest Territories with the Air Canada mainline, until the company was sold to First Air in 1997. Between 1993 and 1996, former NWT Air grunt and aviation fan Henry Tenby video documented the Boeing 737-200 action extensively which is presented in this DVD.