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100th Anniversary of Flight

Carey Fredericks
December 30, 2008
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Welcome. 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 Canada's Air Force celebrating 100 years of flight 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 To 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 The 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     John Lovelace's Cross Country Century Flight 2009 Join John Lovelace this summer in a historic 12-day celebration of Canadian aviation | FULL STORY    First flight of the Silver Dart Replica The first flight of the Silver Dart Replica took place at the Hamilton Airport on Feb. 6, 2009.  | READ MORE  GOLD SPONSORS For more information about the 100th Anniverary of Flight in Canada, contact:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   For advertising opportunities, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Special Edition View Digital Magazine News & Events Centennial of Flight Art Contest Deadline: March 2,  2009 Location: Ottawa, ON Hawk One Centennial Heritage Flight Date: Continuous Event - 2009 Winter Carnival Centennial Of Flight Theme Date: Feb. 9, 2009 Location: Greenwood, N.S. 100th Anniversary event Date: Feb. 21-22, 2009 Location: Edmonton, Alta Flight of the Silver Dart Centennial Anniversary Date: Feb. 20-24, 2009 Location: Various locations Centennial over the Capital Date: Feb. 21, 2009 Location: Ottawa, ON Back to Baddeck Date: Feb. 23, 2009 Location: Baddeck, N.S. Canadian Wings: A Remarkable Century of Flight Feb. 25, 2009 Location: Canada Aviation Museum Vintage Wings of Canada Open House Date: June 6, 2009 Location: Gatineau, QC Silver Dart Centennial Air Show and Youth Aviation Week June 14, 2009 Location: Baddeck, N.S. John Lovelace's Cross Canada Century Flight 2009 July 17-28, 2009 Location: Boundary Bay, BC The 2009 Classic Air Rallye August 23-30, 2009 Location: Canada Aviation Museum More news & events Send us your story or event Photo Gallery View Photo Gallery Send us your photos! Quiz Test your knowledge Canadian Aviation Quiz (Q. 1-10) Canadian Aviation Quiz (Q. 11-20) Canadian Aviation Quiz (Q. 21-30) Canadian Aviation Quiz (Q. 31-40) Canadian Aviation Quiz (Q. 41-50) Community Share your experiences Celebrating 100 Canada's Century of Aviation Achievement by Drew McCarthy Comments (1) Post a comment Related Links Aviation museums - Canada Aviation museums - USA Post a link Advertise with us Special Collector's Issue Be a part of Aviation History - PDF Advertising Rates - PDF

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