CAHS Journal 54-1 (Spring 2016)
ISSN 1207 – 1978
The RCAF’s UK-Built Hurricane Mk.Is Part 2: Into Service with No.1 (Fighter) Squadron
Carl Vincent resumes his account of the UK-built Hurricanes in RCAF service.
Keep Them Flying: The C-119 Flying Boxcar, its Replacement and the Development of the RCAF’s Air Transport Capability
A penetrating look behind the scenes as postwar Air Force brass copes with the acquisition of modern aircraft types to fulfill a very specifically RCAF heavy transport role. By Dr. Richard Mayne.
In Brief: The CPAL Canso As – Highlighting the CF-CRV
CPAL chronicler Bill Cameron notes the changes made to his former employer’s small fleet of ex-military amphibious aircraft as they entered and progressed through civilian careers, with particular focus on Canso CF-CRV. A small graphic essay of Canso A production is appended.
The Aviation Career of John A. MacNeil: Tantramar Air Services and the Maritime Aviation Association
Son Dan MacNeil provides an account of his father’s four decades in aviation under both civilian and military hats.
Historical Snapshot: Beaufort W6484 Answers the Call... Almost!
Elizabeth Vincent provides a brief glimpse at the RCAF’s very brief attempt to find a harassing Japanese submarine off of Canada’s west coast.
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