Nanaimo (2001 pop. 73,000) is the second largest city on Vancouver Island in BC, British Columbia, Canada. It has been dubbed the "Bathtub Racing Capital of the World". It is about 55 km west of Vancouver, separated by the Strait of Georgia, but directly linked to Vancouver via BC Ferries. It is the seat of the Nanaimo Regional District.
Canadian Pacific Airlines Flight 21 was a domestic scheduled flight from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, to Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada via Prince George, Fort St. John, Fort Nelson and Watson Lake on Thursday, July 8, 1965. The Douglas DC-6 plane crashed near 100 Mile House, British Columbia, taking the lives of all 52 aboard. An inquest determined that the explosion was the result of a bom...
Hawaii Mars II - JRM-1 Bu. 76823, delivered to the USN 23 April 1946 and assigned to VR-2 (NAS Alameda) Converted and re-designated JRM-3, Withdrawn from service 22 August 1956 and sold in 1959. Converted to forest fire fighting aircraft. Registered CF-LYL (later C-FLYL) - still flying with Coulson Group at Sproat Lake, British Columbia, Canada.
BC Place Stadium is Canada's first domed stadium. It is located on the north side of False Creek in Vancouver, British Columbia and home to the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League and the regions largest consumer shows, trade shows and special events. It is owned and operated by PavCo (BC Pavilion Corporation), a Crown Corporation of the government in the Province of British Columbia. BC P...
This British war cemetery contains the remains of British soldiers belonging to the Seventh Division, which fought on the Piave front in 1918.
Many are also the Fallen serving in the Royal Flying Corp.
Conair Group Inc. of Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada, formerly known as Conair Aviation Ltd., is a company specializing in retrofitting firefighting aircraft and maintaining customer and company-owned aircraft. Conair has a fleet of aircraft that are broken down into two categories ó air attack, and airtankers.
Visible aircrafts are:
4x Douglas DC-6