CAHS Journal 52-4 (Winter 2014)
ISSN 1207 – 1978
In Brief: Harold A. ‘Doc’ Oaks
A pioneer aviator, a unique aeroplane, a story of and from some time ago. By Bill Wheeler
Canada’s Own: The Federal Aircraff Anson Mk.V
An account of the Canadian design and manufacturing effort to produce an all new version of the Avro Anso to meet the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan demand for a twin-engined trainer. By Paddy Gardiner
In Brief: Anson VP Photo Survey
A very brief summary of the lesser known Anson Mk. V variant, the Mk.VP, as converted for photo-survey use by the RCAF. By Terry Higgins
Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame: Recognizing Achievement in Canadian Aviation
CAHF Historian John Chalmers presents his annual review of the ceremony and inductees at this year’s event.
Prologue to an Air Force: Nationalism, a Sense of Identity, and the Genesis of a Canadian Air Force, 1914-1918
Based on a paper originally prepared for a Humber School of Liberal Arts and Sciences conference, Dr. Rachel Lea Heide details the welling up of patriotic will on many levels that set the seeds for a national air force.
In Brief: An Enigmatic Bristol F.2B Fighter
Ian Macdonald shares an interesting find and what he’s discovered so far, but seeks more answers related to this rare photo of an early ‘Brisfit’ with a Canadian connection.
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