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On Canadian Wings A Century of Flight

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ISBN-10: 155002549X

ISBN-13: 9781550025491

Edition: 2005

Authors: Peter Pigott

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Be prepared to soar! 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 Billy Bishop's 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…    
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Book details

List price: $49.99
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Dundurn
Publication date: 3/1/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 192
Size: 10.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.046
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.