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On Canadian Wings

On Canadian Wings
  • Author : Peter Pigott
  • Publsiher : Dundurn
  • Release : 01 March 2005
  • ISBN : 1459717767
  • Pages : 192 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
GET THIS BOOKOn Canadian Wings

Be prepared to soar! Whether you are an aviation enthusiast, history buff, or air traveller, dont miss the third in a series of photo essays on aviation in Canada, covering almost 100 years of flight by Canadians. Dramatic visuals accompany each step of aviations advances, from Canadas first military aircraft to Billy Bishops Nieuport, from the earliest bush planes to the beginnings of passenger travel. This comprehensive history showcases 50 aircraft. Whether famous or forgotten, all were designed, built, and/or flown by Canadians. Insightful analysis is complemented by gorgeous photos, many in colour, some with rare archival significance. The history of our desire to conquer gravity is encapsulated within these covers.