Toronto Aviation History - Flashbacks

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Instrument Panel of a 1917 S.E.5a Wolsely Viper


Diagram of an Instrument Panel of a 1917 S.E.5a Wolsely Viper

   


Pte. Walter Arthur Winson of the 1st Canadian Motor Machine Gun Brigade


Billy Bishop's 85 Squadron

   


CBC Engineer Harold Wadsworth suited up for a bombing run over Germany


RCAF LAC's at Sunnyside Fresh Air Dance 1942

   


The Santa Maria at Toronto Harbour May 14, 1921


Consolidated Vaultee BT-13 Trainers on the production line WWII

   


Oct 14, 1947 Bell X-1 becomes the first
aircraft to break the sound barrier
Courtesy -
www.wnyaerospace.org


The X-1E guards NASA Dryden Flight
Research Centre's main building.

   


DHC-3 Otter Prototype First Flight at Downsview


Early U-2 Spy Plane

   


North Star Assembly Line
 at Canadair Ltd. Montreal 1947


The Learjet Model 28-29 was the first production jet aircraft to utilize NASA developed winglets and entered service in 1979

   


WWI RFC Pilot in Dress Uniform


WWI RFC Pilot - Sopwith Camel


WWI RFC Pilot in Flying Garb

   


Jimmie Doolittle and his Curtiss R3C-2 Racer Winner of the 1925 Schneider Cup Race At Baltimore October 24, 1925
Courtesy -
www.century-of-flight.net


Jacques Schneider Cup poster 1925 - Race was won by Jimmie Doolittle at an average speed of 232.57 miles per hour.
Courtesy -
ohomemilustrado.blogspot.ca

   


Arrow RL204 Taxiing at Malton


CF-100 Prototype #18102

   


Goodyear Blimp over Ottawa 1990's


R100 Airship Over Toronto August 11,1930

For the full story see "Aero Galleries > Lighter-Than-Air

   


View of Toronto from the R100 August 11, 1930


R100 Airship Over the Bank of Commerce Toronto August 11,1930

   

Toronto Flying Club Photos Courtesy -
The Early Airfields of Toronto - Author Dr. Robert D. Galway

G-CAJU, the first Moth ever assembled by de Havilland Canada
brandishing a scheme used by the Toronto Flying Club in the late twenties.

   


Toronto Flying Club, 1928


Toronto Flying Club, 1930


John Varey receiving his pilot's licence  at the Toronto Flying Club

 


Ford Tri Motor SAT-89 at Barker field Aug. 26, 1931


Curtiss P-36's at Little Norway - Toronto Island Airport 1941

   


Malton Airport 1938


Curtiss P-40's Being Assembled in Buffalo N.Y. WWII

   


1965 Maule M4-210 Rocket


North Toronto Aerodromes - Airports of the Past

 


The RCAF Golden Centennaires Aerobatic Team - 1967


RCAF Golden Hawks Aerobatic Team 1959-1964

   


WWII ATA Pilot Notes


Menasco Pirate4 Engine Installed on a dH82C Tiger Moth

   


B-24 Liberators on the Assembly Line WWII

   


Canuck Flyover at the 1946 Downsview Airshow


Imperial Airways Cambria at Toronto Island Lagoon for Repairs

   


Christmas Delivery North of Superior 1950's


Winston Churchill gives his famous V for Victory Salute, June 1943

   


British WWII Poster


British WWII Poster Inspired by Winston Churchill

   


The Globe & Mail's Grumman G-73 Mallard CF-EIZ


Fleet 80 at the 1946 Downsview Air Show

   


DC-9 Roll-out at Long Beach January 1965


A DHC-3 Otter (CC-123) of 115 Air Transport Unit

   


DHC Otter Postage Stamp

   


Wardair B747 1980's


DHC Test Pilot George Neal on a test flight in Vampire 17057

   


1946 Aeronca Advertisement


1930's Terminal At Buffalo - Niagara Airport

   


Arrow Replica RL 203 & Snowbirds Tutor - Part of the Canadian Air & Space Museum Collection in a happier time

   


Christie's Cracker Ad WWII Photo


Bill Tee with Fleet Canuck CF- DQY 1965 at St. Catharines Airport

   


TCA Ad 1952


Stinson Reliant CF - BGO at Toronto Island Airport 1930's

       


Early Television Satellite 1960s


Cub Aircraft Corp Ad - Canadian Aviation, April 1940 Edition

       


Bell Model 30 Prototype Ship 2 1944 Hover Demonstration


1956 AVRO Aircraft Limited Advertisement

       


Flying Magazine March 1960 Issue


Heath Parasol (Modified) at Barker Field 1940

       


Canadian Pacific Airlines DC-3


Servicing of RCAF Vampires at deHavilland Canada