184 - The Silver Bullet - Registration CF-PWQ
For a period in the early 70's, Pacific Western operated a Lockheed Electra fuel
tanker aircraft. This equipment was used to support the arctic oil exploration
projects. It was unique in that fuel tankers were rare and this aircraft had
the name and logo painted over the shiny unpainted aircraft.
have some pictures below of the arctic drill ships, the Hercules, B727 and the
Electra operations that supported this work. The photographer is D. Ranson and
the loadmaster is a young S. Russell who contributed these photos.
The team picture includes R. Eyton and Bob Fraser
At Edmonton Municipal Airport
PWQ on a fuel haul is parked behind the Hercules