For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

Photos and Documents from the Collection of

Leonard Thomas (Larry) Zbitnew

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Leonard Thomas (Larry) Zbitnew, LCdr, RCN

 

Born: 11 Jul 1933, Canora Saskatchewan   Crossed the Bar: 05 Mar 2015, Barrie, Ontario

 

HMCS Ontario, HMS Illustrious, HMCS Magnificent, HMCS Labrador, HMCS Bonaventure

 

Pilot's Log Books for Larry Zbitnew, RCN

 

These logs were part of the Larry Zbitnew collection that were donated by his daughter Anne to the CFB Shearwater Aviation Museum.  They were scanned by the museum and graciously provided for sharing here on For Posterity's Sake.

 

  

 

The two logs are PDF files.  Log 1 (left) is 267 Megs in size; Log 2 (right) is 67 Megs in size.

 

Courtesy of Anne Zbitnew, the Shearwater Aviation Museum and Dennis Cardy 

 

Midshipman Larry Zbitnew, HMCS Ontario

Courtesy of Dennis Cardy

Biography for LCdr Zbitnew, 1969

Courtesy of Dennis Cardy

Cartoon of Helo lifting a 280 by the "Bear Trap"

Courtesy of Dennis Cardy

HUP-3 245 and 246

Courtesy of Dennis Cardy

 

Click here to view a brief history of the RCN's 3 HUP helos (external site link)



Changing out an engine on HUP-3 246

Courtesy of Dennis Cardy

Slt L. Zbitnew's Flight Qual Cert for the Firefly ST6

Courtesy of Dennis Cardy

Firefly aircraft

Courtesy of Dennis Cardy

 

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