H-21 Piasecki "Flying Banana"
These photos were taken by
McDonell and Percy
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below were taken This is of the recently restored H-21 Piasecki
"Flying Banana" in the RCAF rescue scheme. These images are all of the restored chopper at the Comox Air Force Museum ( http://www.comoxairforcemuseum.ca ).
The 30 photos directly below were taken by Percy Olson.
The photos were
taken of the H-21 Helicopter held by the Canadian Museum of
Flight and Transportation, now located in Langley, B.C. This particular aircraft was obtained in Alaska and originally flew with the US Airforce in Alaska. It is finished in the original markings it wore while in service. It is essentially complete, but missing a few pieces here and there. It was fitted with an auxiliary fuel tank rack along the one side of the lower fuselage, as seen in the photos.
The 16 photos directly below were taken by Geoff McDonell.