CAHS Journal 49-1 (Spring 2011)
Weather Kites in Canada and Beyond
In part 1 of his detailed feature on the subject, Pierre Thiffault takes us back into the embryonic era of aviation, introducing the personalities and technology involved in making practical use of kites worldwide. Part 2 will focus on the Canadian aspect.
Aerial Forest Fire Detection Patrols in Quebec: 1919
Alistair Reeves offers a detaile account of the start of bush plane operations in Quebec and its connection with the Forest Protection Associations of the day. Includes related maps by the author.
HS-2L Scale Drawings
Two pages of scale drawings by illustrator Andrew Tattersall to accompany the Aerial Forest Fire Detection Patrols article.
Side Trips and Sideslips: In Search of Aviation History in Canada’s Northwest
CAHS National President and author Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail invites us along on her recent foray in search of aviation history. An interesting glimpse, complete with insights as they unfolded, into ‘doing history’.
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