CAHS Journal 56-2 (Summer 2018)
ISSN 1207 – 1978
50: Jet Aircraft Operation, Early Work on Cruise Control and Computer Flight Planning
Based on his father’s work with Avro Canada, American Airlines, and Aero Performance
Inc, Dr David Waechter summarizes the early advances in flight planning as commercial
aviation moved first into the jet age and then the computer age.
56: Wooden Wings Over the Wilderness 2: The Government's Fokkers on the Hudson Strait Expedition and After
With focus on the aircraft involved, Clark Seaborn continues his chronicle of the woodenwinged
Fokker monoplanes. In this instance, those initially used by the RCAF on the
Hudson Strait Expedition.
68: The Croil Report – On a Visit to Operational Stations by Air 31 August to 4 October 1929
Hugh Halliday reproduces a period report by (then) Wing Commander George Croil, who
wrote it after a month-long fact-finding tour to RCAF stations in the north and west.
76: Canadair CL-84 – A Canadian Design Odyssey Part 2: From Concept and Design to Developement
After spending the better part of the 1950’s on a wide range of concepts aimed largely at
potential US military contracts, Canadair narrows its focus for the new decade on a tiltwing
configuration that finally arrives at project number CL-84. By Bill Upton.