Books tagged: Aviation

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Flying Ace

By Sheilah Lukins
Illustrated by Laurel Keating

***CANADA BOOK AWARD WINNER******BRUNEAU FAMILY AWARD FOR CHILDREN'S/YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE LONGLIST***

Errol the adventurous little mouse takes to the sky when he meets a young girl, Natasha, playing with a toy airplane. Later, when Errol is left alone, he decides to fly Natasha’s ... Read more

Hurricane Pilot

Edited by Brent Wilson & Barbara J. Gill

Harry L. Gill, of Fredericton, New Brunswick, enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1940 at the age of 18. During his short but adventure-filled career, he flew a Hurricane fighter bomber over France, England, and India and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Medal. In ... Read more

Hurricane Pilot

Edited by Brent Wilson & Barbara J. Gill

Harry L. Gill, of Fredericton, New Brunswick, enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1940 at the age of 18. During his short but adventure-filled career, he flew a Hurricane fighter bomber over France, England, and India and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Medal. In ... Read more

Raymond Collishaw and the Black Flight

By Roger Gunn

The first comprehensive biography of Canada’s third-highest- scoring ace in the First World War.

Ever wondered what it would be like to fly a biplane or triplane in the First World War? Raymond Collishaw and the Black Flight takes you to the Western Front during the Great War. ... Read more

The Airplane Ride

By Howard White
Illustrated by Greta Guzek

"Recommended. .. 3 stars out of 4. "
-Stephanie Yamniuk, CM Magazine.

Since its publication in 1993, thousands of children have enjoyed the whimsical text and illustrations of The Ferryboat Ride and its companion volume, The Ferryboat Ride Colouring Book. These bestselling ... Read more

The Avro Arrow

By Palmiro Campagna

Declassified government records shed additional light on the cancellation and subsequent destruction of the Avro Arrow.

The controversial cancellation of the Avro Arrow — an extraordinary achievement of Canadian military aviation — continues to fire debate today. When the ... Read more

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

By Peter C. Conrad

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