On Canadian Wings

On Canadian Wings

A Century of Flight

Book - 2005
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Univ of Toronto Pr

This comprehensive history showcases 50 aircraft designed, built, and/or flown by Canadians.



Blackwell North Amer
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.

Publisher: Toronto : Dundurn Group, c2005
ISBN: 9781550025491
155002549X
Branch Call Number: 629.133 PIG
Characteristics: 205 p. :,ill. (some col.) ;,27 cm.

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