Canadian Wings

Canadian Wings

A Remarkable Century of Flight

Book - 2006
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Lavishly illustrated and richly told, using the full resources of the Canada Aviation Museum -- Canadian Wings is a stunning tribute to the men, machines and daredevil achievements of Canadian flight.
This book gives a full and copiously illustrated account of how powered flight developed during its first century in Canada, as well as the contribution that Canadians made to the wider story of flight in the world.
Canadian Wings draws on the unparallelled collections of the Canada Aviation Museum in Ottawa, for its nearly 200 images including archival photographs, paintings, and memorabilia. It features the artworks of Robert Bradford, former director of the Museum, and Dan Patterson, photographer and author of several aviation books. Combined with compelling history and colourful anecdote, this beautifully illustrated book will give readers a new appreciation of how northern wings have helped to build, defend, and explore this vast nation, and to project its image abroad.
Publisher: Vancouver, BC : Douglas & McIntyre : 2006
ISBN: 9781553651673
Branch Call Number: 629.13 C16p
Characteristics: 246p illus
Additional Contributors: Payne, Stephen, ed


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