This year 2022 my father Dr. Lionel Tenby celebrated his 90th birthday! With me, Jossie and Joan, and Dr. Virgil and Tatiana we all went to Golden Ocean Chinese restaurant to mark this milestone birthday.
Aircraft Display Models Stands – set of 10 for $125 + shipping “STOCK IS LIMITED“ Set of 10 Aircraft Display Model Stands – $125 USD + shipping: These limited production stands are custom produced by Henry Tenby and are available for a limited time while supplies last. Each set of 10 stand includes 5 lighter […]
In April of 2015, I travelled to London to be with my father and his London family to mark the special occasion of his second Bar Mitzvah. After his Bar Mitzvah at the synagogue Aunty Brenda held a very nice reception at her home and many of the London family members were in attendance.
An interesting video from 2012, filmed by Henry Tenby during my visit with my Dad to London. Uncle Colman took us his war time home and explains how his family home narrowly missed destruction from a German whistling bomb that bounced off the chimney stack and killed 22 people in an adjacent structure during the […]
As an avid fan of Vancouver airport going to back to my firs visits of memory in the summer of 1967, as an adult and life long aviation fan, I have long held a fascination of the history of my hometown airport. I have endeavoured to collect original colour 35mm slides taken at YVR back […]
On November 6, 2021 – Frankfurt: I was able to attend my first aviation collectibles show since the start of the global pandemic. It took place in Frankfurt, Germany at the Hofheim Stadthale (Community Centre) located just a few steps from the Hofheim Station. In years past the Frankfurt Aviation Collectibles shows were being held […]
FLASHBACK 1971: AIR CANADA CAPTAIN J. R. DESMARIAS, WHO HAS 1,000 HOURS ON VANGUARDS, MOURNS THE PASSING OF THIS BEAUTIFUL BIRD CLICK HERE to read about the Air Canada Viscount Last Flight It was 0134 hours, Sunday, October 31, 1971. At Montreal International Airport, the brightly lit ramp was quiet. Because of the 11 pm […]
An airshow was held on Sunday June 15, 1958 at Vancouver’s Sea Island Airport as part of the Province’s 100th anniversary celebrations. The race for leadership in the passenger jetliner market was heating up in the late 1950s with numerous aircraft builders bringing brand new jet powered airliners to the forefront. The cold war realities […]
BLOW OUT SALE $9.99 + $4 postage – FOR CANADIAN RESIDENTS ONLY (US buyers CLICK HERE) Pacific Western Airlines – A Visual History 1963 – 1975 DVD Welcome aboard the history of western Canada’s favourite airline, Pacific Western Airlines as seen through the movie camera lens of Denny Ranson. Sadly, Denny passed away in late […]
We are clearing out the remaining copies of these classic airline DVDs – only $5 each with a $7 flat fee postage for all US / Canada orders. (Overseas orders will be shipping at cost we will invoice the incremental amount as necessary) Supplies are very limited. Once these are sold out, they are gone […]
During last two weeks of June in 2019, we vacationed in beautiful Martinique in Les Trois-Ilets where we enjoyed the magnificent L’Anse Mitan every single day. The videos below tell the whole story in images, and this must be considered as one of our favourite destinations in the Caribbean.
The Great Convair 580 Fleet – North Central Airlines, Republic, Northwest Airlines – A Photo History Photos from the Collection of Henry Tenby Write up by Henry Tenby The Convair-Liner was a twin-engined, pressurized airliner built for the 40-50 passenger short haul feeder market of the post World War 2 era by San Diego based […]
BEA British European Airways 1960s- early 1970s: The Pinnacle of Success – A Photo History Photos from the Collection of Henry Tenby Write up by Henry Tenby BEA British European Airways was the UK’s short haul government owner air carrier during post war period up until the airline was merged into BOAC to become British […]
BOAC and British Airways 1960s-1970s: A time of Growth and Change – A Photo History Photos from the Collection of Henry Tenby Write up by Henry Tenby Passenger air travel specially in Britain boomed dramatically throughout the 1960s. The UK’s State owned international air carrier was BOAC British Overseas Airways Corporation, and like many nationalized […]
British Independent Cargo Airlines 1960s-1970s: Trans Meridian Air Cargo / Midland Air Cargo / Others – Part 4 – A Photo History Photos from the Collection of Henry Tenby Write up by Henry Tenby Cargo has always played a major role in the British Independent airline scene going back well into the 1960s. Much of […]