On Canadian Wings: A Century of Flight

By: Pigott, Peter

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Book Condition: Very Good

Ex-library copy with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marks of any kind. 205 pages with large, color prints of each plane described.

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Be prepared to soar Whether you are an aviation enthusiast, history buff, or air traveller, don't miss the third in a series of photo essays on aviation in Canada, covering almost 100 years of flight by Canadians. Dramatic visuals accompany each step of aviation's advances, from Canada's first military aircraft to Billy Bishop's Nieuport, from the earliest bush planes to the beginnings of passenger travel. This comprehensive history showcases 50 aircraft. Whether famous or forgotten, all were designed, built, and/or flown by Canadians. Insightful analysis is complemented by gorgeous photos, many in colour, some with rare archival significance. The history of our desire to conquer gravity is encapsulated within these covers.

Title: On Canadian Wings: A Century of Flight

Author: Pigott, Peter

Categories: Aviation,

Edition: Ex Library

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Dundurn Pr Ltd: 2005

ISBN Number: 155002549X

ISBN Number 13: 9781550025491

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Seller ID: 121810