Canadian Warbirds of the Second World War - Trainers, Transports and Utility Aircraft

Author: Harold A. Skaarup

Publisher: iUniverse

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Category: History

Page: 108

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This aviation handbook is intended to provide the reader with a quick reference to identify military support aircraft flown by the Royal Canadian Air Force, the Royal Canadian Navy and the Canadian Army during the Second World War. The handbooks in this series include a general description and a photograph from the Canadian Forces Archives of at least one of the key variants or marks of each aircraft that has been in Canadian military service or used by Canadian servicemen overseas. Each aircraft is listed alphabetically by manufacturer, number and type. General details describing the aircraft’s engines, service ceiling, speed, armament or weapons load are included, along with a brief description of the Canadian or allied squadron in which Canadian aircrews used the aircraft operationally. This is the fourth volume in the series. It describes the trainers, transports and utility aircraft flown by Canadians during the war. A list of museums, private aircraft collections and other locations where a number of the survivors might be found is also included. The handbook is not a definitive list of all Canadian-manufactured or operated support aircraft, but it should serve as a quick reminder for anyone with an interest in Canadian military aviation.

Canadian Warbirds of the Second World War

Fighters, Bombers and Patrol Aircraft

Author: Harold A. Skaarup

Publisher: iUniverse

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Category: History

Page: 102

View: 391

This aviation handbook is intended to provide the reader with a quick reference to identify the military aircraft flown by the Royal Canadian Air Force, the Royal Canadian Navy and the Canadian Army during the Second World War. The handbooks in this series include a general description and a photograph from the Canadian Forces Archives of at least one of the key variants or marks of each aircraft that has been in Canadian service or used by Canadian servicemen overseas. Each aircraft is listed alphabetically by manufacturer, number and type. General details describing the aircraft’s engines, service ceiling, speed, armament or weapons load are included, along with a brief description of the Canadian or allied squadron in which Canadian aircrews used the aircraft operationally. This is the third volume in the series. It describes fighters, bombers and patrol aircraft flown by Canadians during the war. A list of museums, private aircraft collections and other locations where survivors preserved and displayed is also included. The handbook is not a definitive list of all Canadian-manufactured or operated aircraft, but it should serve as a quick reminder of the major examples flown on duty for anyone with an interest in Canadian military aviation.

Vampires and Fleas

A History of the British Aircraft Preservation Movement

Author: Alec Brew

Publisher: Crowood Press

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Category: History

Page: 224

View: 739

In this book Alec Brew tells the whole story of the British aircraft preservation movement. From early days at Old Warden and the Science Museum, through the establishment of the famous, but now long-past, Skyframe and Strathallan collections.

Rcaf War Prize Flights, German and Japanese Warbird Survivors

Author: Harold A. Skaarup

Publisher: iUniverse

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Category: History

Page: 248

View: 793

This handbook concerns the collection of Air Technical Intelligence, and the test flying of war prizes carried out by two RCAF bomber pilots who were posted to the Royal Aircraft Establishment's Foreign Aircraft Flight, Farnborough, in the United Kingdom in May 1945. Their primary task was to visit former Luftwaffe airfields, and to find and fly back any aircraft they deemed worthy of evaluation. The list of aircraft found here does not include every German combat aircraft of the Second World War, as it focuses on those warbirds captured and flown by members of the RCAF, or sent to Canada as war prizes. Very few of these rare aircraft exist today, and therefore, information on known locations where German, Japanese and Italian warbird survivors may be found is included. As a member of the Canadian Aviation Preservation Association and the Canadian Aviation Artists Association, the author strongly supports the preservation of Canada's aviation heritage. The primary intent of this handbook is to provide information for aviation artists and enthusiasts looking for that unusual "never before painted" military aviation subject, and to support the efforts of those engaged in the search for those missing warbirds for which no examples currently exist.

Toronto

Author: Bruce West

Publisher: Doubleday Canada ; Garden City, N.Y : Doubleday

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Category: Toronto

Page: 336

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Drawn & Quarterly

Author: Seth

Publisher:

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Category: Cartoonists

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From p. 4 of cover of v. 5: "A splendid sampling of the contemporary comics milieu can be found in "Drawn and quarterly," a lavishly printed, 200-page collection of comics that resoundingly fulfills the promise of the evocative medium. The work within its pages offers up illustration and literature, graphic design and storytelling, and cheerfully blurs the line between high and low art ... edited by Chris Oliveros with spot-on taste, this elegantly designed collection adds another star to the galaxy of fine work D+Q has published over the last decade."--Print Magazine.

Hunting Warbirds

The Obsessive Quest for the Lost Aircraft of World War II

Author: Carl Hoffman

Publisher:

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Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 245

View: 496

Describes the efforts of Darryl Greenamyer to salvage a B-29 Superfortress that had crashlanded in Greenland a half century earlier and of other individuals who search for, collect, salvage, and restore vintage World War II aircraft. 20,000 first printing.

The AOPA Pilot

Author: Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association

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Category: Aeronautics

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The Battles of Coral Sea and Midway, 1942

A Selected Bibliography

Author: Myron J. Smith

Publisher: Greenwood

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 157

View: 794

The year 1992 will mark the 50th anniversary of the great Pacific naval battles in the Coral Sea and off Midway Island. Occurring within a month of each other, these "turning point" engagements brought an end to Japan's military expansion and six months of Allied defeat and retreat in the Pacific. In this first book-length, partially-annotated bibliography, Smith provides more than 1,300 citations to the growing literature on these major battles. Following sections devoted to reference works and sites, general histories, hardware, biography, combatants, and special studies, the volume has a separate section for each of the battles.

Zero Error Margin

Airshow Display Flying Analysed

Author: Des Barker

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Category: Air shows

Page: 328

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Film News

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Category: Audio-visual education

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World War I Aviation

A Bibliography of Books in English, French, German, and Italian : with a Price List Supplement

Author: James Philip Noffsinger

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Category: History

Page: 609

View: 186

Expanded from the 1987 World War I Aviation Books in English: An Annotated Bibliography to include about 1,000 books in other European languages and to extend the coverage to 1994. The arrangement is first by language then by author. The annotations are mostly descriptive but occasionally critical. Among the 4,217 listings are privately printed books, limited editions of rare books, and reprints and different editions of the same work. Also includes a listing of government publications, a price checklist of selected books compiled from dealer's catalogs, collectors' evaluations, and a few photographs. Of interest to book collectors as well as historians. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Flypast

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Category: Aeronautics

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Flying

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Category: Aeronautics

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