|| HOME | RESTORATION | BUFFALO 461 | CANADIAN CC-115s | DEDICATION | REUNION|
BUFFALO 461 - Last Flight
Crew and Passengers
116 ATU - Introduction
If you have any photographs or information to submit to this web site, please click here to email us.
Please use the 116 ATU sub-menu at left to scan through time periods for different photos of 116 ATU Operations and Personnel.
Click on images below for full size picture. Please use your browser "Back" button to return to this page.
1974 - Rotation 1
Birth of 116 ATU. Photograph at left of Buffalo 115452 at Trenton On January 2, 1974 just prior to departure. In photo from left to right LM Vern Campbell, AC Jim Caffray(?), FE Larry Cote, and FO Geoff Graham. Photographs courtesy of Flight Engineer Lawrence (Larry) Cote.
First official 116 ATU unit photograph. Courtesy of Lawrence (Larry) Cote.
Photographs from Joe Thibedeau of 116 ATU taken at Cairo during first couple of months of 116 ATU operation (Rotation 1) in early 1974. Note paint peeling on engine mounts after several months of operation. Joe Thibedeau, in front of 452 at right, flew Buffalo 461 to Cairo in January 1974.
First two photographs from Joe Thibedeau of 116 ATU during the first couple of months of 116 ATU operation (Rotation 1) in early 1974. Photo at left was taken on descent into Cairo Airport during February 1974. Photograph in middle is of the U.N. camp at the race track in Cairo, Egypt in January 1974. This northwest corner of Cairo named Heliopolis and allowed easy access to the airport about 10 minutes away. The Canadian name for this area was Camp Shams. During March/April the camp was decreased in size as the units were assigned to different tasks and 116 ATU moved to the airport at Ismailia close to the Suez canal. Panoramic photograph at right of the same area from collection of Corporal Michael Simpson in mid-1974.
Left to right 1) B Gen Holmes, 2) L Col Tegart 3) J Lapierre 4) Vern Campbell. Photographs courtesy of Flight Engineer Lawrence (Larry) Cote.
Photographs of 1) Doug and Larry making plans and 2) Doug and Larry "checking out staff proficiency" 3) 1st rotation FEs and LMs. Photographs courtesy of Flight Engineer Lawrence (Larry) Cote.
Additional photographs from life at Camp Shams courtesy of Flight Engineer Lawrence (Larry) Cote.
From left to right 1) Jim Stewart building tent floor. 2) Jim Stewarts bunk for six months. 3) and 4) Visiting pyramids and 5) portait of Jim Stewart. Photographs courtesy of Jim Stewart.
1) Gerry Frazer (photograph courtesy of G. Frazer). 2) Joe Thibedeau, Maj. Jack Lynch and Gerry Frazer (photograph courtesy of Joe Thibedeau). 3) Camel Ride (photograph courtesy of Jim Stewart). 4) One of the 116 golf tournaments organized by Larry Cote - who always won as Jim recalls... (photograph courtesy of Jim Stewart).
1) Camp Shambles 1974. 2) Coffee Break - Geoff Graham, Dave Merritt, Bob Arnold, Jim Stewart, Jack Girard 3) John Potts using a steam cleaned lard bucket to do his laundry. 4) Le Pissoir. Photographs courtesy of Jim Stewart.
Following photos were taken on trip to Ismailia to check out the airport. 1) Doug Cameron, Steve Hemenway and Jim Stewart enroute to Ismailia. 2) Doug Cameron and Jim Stewart 3) Jim Stewart in front of Ismailia Control Tower. Photographs courtesy of Jim Stewart.
Clippings of 1) Romero & Taylor and 2) Dowsley, Gorman, Dunphy. Images courtesy of Jim Stewart.
|Click here to Email|