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100 years of powered flight in Canada

100yearsNEW WEBSITE

100 years of powered flight
in Canada

Our new "100 Years" website is all about Canada’s centennial of flight. Upload your own stories, photos memories and comments. Join Canada’s aviation community as it pays tribute to its glorious past!


January 27, 2009
By Melissa Damota
100-aviation-anniversary

picture_6picture_7Welcome. Our new "100 Years" website is all about Canada’s centennial of flight. Throughout 2009 we will be featuring articles, personal stories, photos, events and more … anything and everything that connects us to our rich aviation history.

It’s a proud time for Canadian aviation and we are inviting you to
become part of the celebration. We hope you enjoy what's here and upload your own stories, photos, memories and comments. Join
Canada’s aviation community as it pays tribute to its glorious past!

 
Centennial of Flight

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Canada's Air Force celebrating 100 years of flightcentennial2


No other nation in the world owes more to flight than Canada. Aviation
opened up the country and remains a life-line to many remote areas. It can be said that the significance of aviation today and what it does
for Canada can be compared to what the Canadian Pacific Railway did for
Canada in the time of Confederation.
| FULL STORY   



Silver Dart Replica

The first controlled powered flight of an aircraft in Canada


whitefly2To
commemorate the centenary of powered flight in Canada, a group of
aviation enthusiasts in the Niagara Peninsula are building a replica of
the Silver Dart.| FULL STORY   


First collector coins of 2009

Centennial of flight in Canada featured on Royal Canadian Mint's first collector coins of 2009

picture_2The Royal Canadian Mint released its first collector coins
and gift products of 2009, choosing the centennial of flight in Canada
as the theme of its Proof Silver Dollar.
| FULL STORY    


A Look Back at the Cessna


picture_2Today the name Cessna, as a maker of small to medium-sized piston-driven and jet aircraft, is known all over the world.
| FULL STORY    


Chance Vought Corsair

A Look Back


whitefly2Among the
American naval aircraft that found their way into Canada was the Chance
Vought Corsair, a gull-winged high powered aircraft. | FULL STORY    




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