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Taming the Skies A Celebration of Canadian Flight

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ISBN-10: 1550024698

ISBN-13: 9781550024692

Edition: 2003

Authors: Peter Pigott

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List price: $38.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Dundurn
Publication date: 7/1/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 232
Size: 10.32" wide x 10.28" long x 0.72" tall
Weight: 2.552
Language: English

Peter Pigott was born in England and grew up in India and Canada. After a career in the Department of Foreign Affairs, he became Canada's most prolific aviation author and among his accomplishments are the histories of Trans Canada Airlines and Canadian Airlines. He is the author of From Far and Wide, Sailing Seven Seas, Canada in Sudan , and many more books. He lives in Ottawa.

Preface
Introduction
The Silver Dart
Sopwith Camel
Vickers Vimy
Curtiss JN-4 Canuck
Vickers Vedette
De Havilland 60 Moth
Ford Trimotor
The R100
Northrop Delta
Supermarine Stranraer
Airspeed AS-10 Oxford
Shorts Sunderland
Handley Page Hampden
Noorduyn Norseman
B-17 Flying Fortress
Boulton Paul Defiant
Handley Page Halifax
Catalina/Canso
Hawker Typhoon
De Havilland 98 Mosquito
Consolidated B-24 Liberator
North American Mustang
Auster AOP
De Havilland Vampire
Avro C-102 Jutliner
North American B-25 Mitchell
De Havilland Comet
De Havilland Canada Beaver
Lockheed Neptune
Fairchild C-119
McDonnell Banshee
Sikorsky Dragonfly
Canadair Cosmo
Vertol H-21
Vickers Vanguard
Canadair Dynavert
De Havilland Canada Caribou
De Havilland Canada Twin Otter
McDonnell CF-101 Voodoo
Dassault Falcon
Canadair Water Bomber
Bell CH-135 Huey
Douglas DC-9
Sikorsky Sea King
De Havilland Canada Dash 8
Fokker F28
Douglas DC-10
Bell CH-146 Griffon
Boeing 767
CH-149 Cormorant