CAHS Journal 52-2 (Summer 2014)
ISSN 1207 – 1978
Leslie Baker – Lancaster Pilot
Guy Warner’s biographical sketch provides a glimpse into a typical sergeant pilot’s career path. The son of two First World War veteran parents, Baker trained in Great Britain and Canada, flew combat operations over Germany, and piloted Operation Exodus sorties. Unique photos from the subject’s personal album accompany the text.
Canadair’s Tutor-Emeritus. Part 2: CL-41 Prototype No.1
This installment picks up the Tutor story with the creation, test flying, and demonstration tour of CL-41 prototype No. 1. The rich selection of photos includes two pages of rare colour images of this aircraft. By Bill Upton.
Aces and the Development of Aerial Combat in the First World War on the Western Front. Part 1: A Developing History
In this compact treatise on the earliest developments in air-to-air combat, Second World War Beaufighter pilot Atholl Sutherland Brown explores the milieu of men and machines on the front lines of the previous World War.
Historical Snapshot: Howard’s DGA (Damn Good Aeroplanes) in Canada’s
Ian Macdonald provides historical summaries for the lone Howard DGA-8 and nineteen DGA-15P’s on the Canadian Civil Aircraft Register, as well as brief accounts of two US-registered aircraft that ended their days on Canadian soil.
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