Training Aces: Canada's Air Training During the First World War

By Peter C. Conrad

Training Aces: Canada's Air Training During the First World War
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When the First World War broke out, little was known about aviation. "Training Aces" chronicles the development of aviation in Canada that began in the years before the war when early experiments in flight were made by Canadians. This book portrays the important role that Canada ... Read more


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When the First World War broke out, little was known about aviation. "Training Aces" chronicles the development of aviation in Canada that began in the years before the war when early experiments in flight were made by Canadians. This book portrays the important role that Canada played in the success of the air training efforts of the First World War and describes the establishment of two aviation companies in Toronto and Vancouver to train pilots for the war.

Peter C. Conrad

Peter C. Conrad is the author of two non-fiction books and had two short stories broadcast on CBC radio. He holds a Master of Arts degree in history and a Bachelor of Education. He is a storyteller, teacher, and artist and was a Senior Editor for the Alberta Online Encyclopaedia. He lives in Edmonton, Alberta.

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