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AC 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. 

We 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