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On Canadian Wings

On Canadian Wings
  • Author : Peter Pigott
  • Publsiher : Dundurn
  • Release : 19 January 2022
  • ISBN : 155002549X
  • Pages : 205 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Whether you are an aviation enthusiast, history buff, or air traveller, don't 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 aviation's advances, from Canada's first military aircraft to the Harvard II, from the earliest bush planes to the Bombardier Global Express. This comprehensive history showcases 50 aircraft. Whether famous or forgotten, all were designed, built, and/or flown by Canadians.


On Canadian Wings

On Canadian Wings
  • Author : Peter Pigott
  • Publisher : Dundurn
  • Release : 19 January 2022
GET THIS BOOKOn Canadian Wings

Whether you are an aviation enthusiast, history buff, or air traveller, don't 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 aviation's advances, from Canada's first military aircraft to the Harvard II, from the earliest bush planes to the Bombardier Global Express. This comprehensive history showcases 50 aircraft. Whether famous or forgotten, all were designed, built, and/or flown by Canadians.

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Canadian Wings

Canadian Wings
  • Author : Stephen Payne
  • Publisher : Douglas & McIntyre Limited
  • Release : 15 October 2009
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It's hard to imagine modern Canada without the airplane. In an immense, open country with many challenges to travel, flight has become an integral part of Canadian life, from bush pilots landing floatplanes on remote lakes to business travellers shuttling between cities and time zones. Here the rich resources of the Canada Aviation Museum provide a fresh look at the aviation heritage that made this possible. Canadian Wings gives a full and copiously illustrated account of how powered flight developed

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Aviation Pioneers of Canada 7-Book Bundle

Aviation Pioneers of Canada 7-Book Bundle
  • Author : Peter Pigott
  • Publisher : Dundurn
  • Release : 07 July 2016
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The Aviation Pioneers of Canada 7-Book Bundle presents the high-flying insight of Peter Pigott, in a special collection chronicling the aviators, aircraft, and drama of over a century of Canadian flight. From the Avro Arrow and the Silver Dart to the adventurers and visionaries who pushed Canadian airways to new heights, Pigott covers it all with his trademark breezy style and incredible historical photographs. Includes Brace for Impact: Air Crashes and Aviation Safety Air Canada: The History Flying Canucks: Famous

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On Canadian Wings

On Canadian Wings
  • Author : Peter Pigott
  • Publisher : Dundurn
  • Release : 01 March 2005
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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

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Wings for Victory

Wings for Victory
  • Author : Spencer Dunmore
  • Publisher : McClelland & Stewart Limited
  • Release : 19 January 1994
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The proportions of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan were huge. At its peak, the plan was graduating over 3,000 aircrew a month from 107 training schools across Canada. In total, graduates numbered more than 130,000. This enormous war effort made Canada WWII’s “aerodrome of democracy.” Full of personal anecdotes, Wings For Victory is the story of the BCATP and of the politicians who negotiated it into existence, of the officers and airmen of the RCAF and the RAF, and of the

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Eagles Recalled

Eagles Recalled
  • Author : Warren Carroll
  • Publisher : Schiffer Military History
  • Release : 19 January 1997
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These pieces of cloth and metal symbolize the daring, bravery, suffering and loss of men who flew in deadly aerial battles for democratic freedom. Eagles Recalled, Pilot and Aircrew Wings of Canada, Great Britain and The British Commonwealth 1913-1945 has already been hailed as the definitive work written on the subject. Designed in a comprehensive form, complete with issue dates, this publication of original and authentic insignia will appeal to curators, cataloguers, historians, collectors, as well as veterans. It contains

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The Dragonet Prophecy (Wings of Fire #1)

The Dragonet Prophecy (Wings of Fire #1)
  • Author : Tui T. Sutherland
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release : 01 July 2012
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A thrilling new series soars above the competition and redefines middle-grade fantasy fiction for a new generation!The seven dragon tribes have been at war for generations, locked in an endless battle over an ancient, lost treasure. A secret movement called the Talons of Peace is determined to bring an end to the fighting, with the help of a prophecy -- a foretelling that calls for great sacrifice.Five dragonets are collected to fulfill the prophecy, raised in a hidden

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BUTTERFLY WINGS

BUTTERFLY WINGS
  • Author : ALAN J. YATES
  • Publisher : Trafford Publishing
  • Release : 03 July 2014
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"Just a word before I sleep. You will be my eternal guiding stars. Let there be no wasted tears or regrets. They would only damage the so-delicate wings of all those wonderful butterflies." with these last written words, Ida tried to ensure we would continue our family life without her as wife and mother. For her, butterfly wings were the symbol of the almost magic and utterly fragile connections we make among each other as family members and as close

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Standing Naked in the Wings

Standing Naked in the Wings
  • Author : Lynda Mason Green,Tedde Moore
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 19 January 1997
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This delightful collection is the only work to bring together first-hand stories form Canada's acting community. Funny, shocking, embarassing and poignant, these are the stories actors tell each other, providing an intimate glimpse into the world behind the camera and beyond the footlights.Arranged thematically, it starts with "The BUg Bites", a chapter that focuses on early acting experiences ranging from William Shatner's first stage appearance and the evolution of Martin Short's "Ed Grimley" character, to Wayne and Shuster's initial

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Wings of a Hero

Wings of a Hero
  • Author : Sheila Reid
  • Publisher : St. Catharines, Ont. : Vanwell Publishing
  • Release : 19 January 1997
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Wilfrid Wop May is noted as the pilot who led the famous Red Baron on his last merry chase before Roy Brown shot him down. His exploits ranged from delivering medical supplies during the 1920s and 30s, to his aerial reconnaissance in the hunt for the Mad Trapper. He is also credited with opening up the Canadian North to air transport.

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Wings of the Canadian Armed Forces 1913-1992

Wings of the Canadian Armed Forces 1913-1992
  • Author : Roy J. C. Thompson
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 01 August 1992
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An interesting book illustrating 80 years of Canadian aviation history; Some 200 pages of photos & illustrations of over 400 wings & badges worn by Canadian aircrews of the Canadian Navy, Army, Air Force & associated agencies. You will see the insignia worn from WWI through the pre-war years, WWII, Korea, & unification. Sections illustrating wings of the Royal Flying Corps WWI, the Royal Naval Air Service WWI, Canadian Flying Corps WWI, Canadian Air Force 1920, Royal Canadian Air Force 1924, WWII, Canadian Armed Forces, Royal Canadian Mounted Police,

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