Aircraft Photo of CF-GWI | Lockheed L-1329 JetStar 8 | AirHistory.net #287234
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:CF-GWI
Aircraft Original Type:Lockheed L-1329 JetStar
Aircraft Generic Type:Lockheed L-1329 JetStar (C-140)
Aircraft Version:Lockheed L-1329 JetStar 8
C/n (msn):1329-5106
Location
City / Airport:Winnipeg - James Armstrong Richardson InternationalMap
Region / Country:Manitoba, Canada
Airport Codes:ICAO: CYWG   IATA: YWG   Local: -   Other: -
 
Photo Date:3 October 1972
Photo by:Tim Martin
Photo ID: 287234
Photo Comment

Registered to Samuel Hashman who was the president of Great West International and here waiting to get into the Air Canada Viscount overhaul hangar for an over-nighter. The hangar was built in 1937 when those doors would have seemed like a marvel of engineering. The lower section slides up behind the upper section then the whole thing pivots outward. There was an individual electrical button for each segment which was pressed to start the whirring and rumbling as they opened.

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