CAHS Journal 52-1 (Spring 2014)
The Canadians at Felixstowe in the First World War
A large number of Canadian aviators gave noteworthy service in the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Service, and the new Royal Air Force during the First World War. This article covers some of the more obscure (relative to the “fighter boys”) names involved in the then-new discipline of maritime patrol aviation. By Guy Warner
Air Staff Memorandum No. 50 and the Preparation of the RAF for War.
In this paper, Dr. Robin Higham contextualizes a long, drawn out process of opinion-shaping and decision-making that developed within the two interwar decades as british higher authority wrestled with interpretations of First World War precedents, and with budget-conscious projections of near future needs, in the shaping of air force doctrine and policy.
Canadair’s Tutor-Emeritus. Part 1: Design and Development
Canadair retiree Bill Upton draws on up-close personal experience and subsequent research in presenting this uniquely Canadian aeronautical engineering, production, and procurement success story. Part 1 is dedicated to design and development.
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