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Montreal Aviation Museum volunteers build 1930s Curtiss-Reid Rambler biplane

Patrick Campbell clearly remembers the day more than 75 years ago when he climbed into the open cockpit of a two-seater Curtiss-Reid Rambler and took off from Cartierville airport.

April 14, 2016  By CBC News

“It was a tremendous thrill,” Campbell said, recounting the flight over the Bois-Franc neighbourhood in the Saint-Laurent borough.

He was 15 years old at the time and had no idea he’d later spend three decades working as an engineer for Canadair at that very location.

Nor did he imagine that now, at 92, he’d be helping to build a replica of that Rambler with other airplane enthusiasts. | READ MORE



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