CAHS Journal 57– 2 (Summer 2019)
ISSN 1207 – 1978
Beechcraft Queen Air C-GSFA On The Ice at Sandy Lake, 1976
Retired aircraft maintenance engineer Kurt Ariano recalls an interesting incident from the very early days of his career involving a successful emergency landing by “Flying Bandit” Ken Leishman.
Canadair CL-84 – A Canadian Design Odyssey Part 5: CX-84-1 No 401, The First Multirole Tilt-Wing for the Canadian Armed Forces
This instalment of Bill Upton’s serialized history of the CL-84 covers the first aircraft of the Canadian military contract.
Wooden Wings Over the Wilderness 6: The First Fokker Super Universals in Canada – G-SASK, The Most Famous One of Them All.
Flown by “Punch” Dickins on an epic McKee Trophy-winning trip over unmapped terrain, and stranded for an entire winter during the MacAlpine search: in these and more, G-CASK made history that ultimately helped Fokker sell aeroplanes. By Clark Seaborn
Historical Snapshot: A Very Short Photo Essay – Canada's Postwar Lancasters
Best remembered for the significant part they played in the RCAF contribution to RAF Bomber Command during the Second World War, the Canadian-built Lancaster B.X also served in a number of interesting roles for nearly two decades beyond the end of hostilities. Terry Higgins uses captioned photos of a small number of those aircraft to illustrate how these roles developed.