Archive Aircraft

01 Dec
0

Curtiss Stinson Special

It wasn’t until 1917, 15 years after the Wright brothers, that many people in Alberta saw the “magic contraption” known as an airplane. And it came not at the hands of Canadian, but an American.  And the pilot would turn out ...

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28 Jan
0

Curtiss JN-4D “Jenny”

This authentic 1918 Curtiss JN-4D “Jenny” was the oldest airworthy aircraft in Canada when it last flew in 2009. It was built by Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company in Buffalo, New York, in May 1918. During the First World War ...

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10 Dec
0

Vickers Viking IV

In the early 1920s, the Canadian North was a vast, largely unexplored tract of land thought to contain an unlimited abundance of natural resources. Getting around this uncharted wilderness took time by canoe or sled; a more efficient means of ...

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30 Dec
0

Fokker Universal

The first bush planes in Canada were war surplus HS-2L biplane flying boats, which were restricted to use in the short summer months. Something better was needed, a high wing monoplane capable of operating on wheels, floats or skis. Luckily ...

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29 Jan
0

De Havilland D.H. 60X Moth

The Moth was a light biplane initially produced in England. By 1928, De Havilland Aircraft of Canada began to assemble Moth aircraft in Toronto and Moths became a standard trainer in the RCAF and flying clubs across the country. Our ...

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