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Canada's Warplanes

Unique Aircraft in Canada's Aviation Museums

By Dan McCaffery

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Series: Lorimer Illustrated History

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Canada's Warplanes is a visually rich book chronicling the exciting careers of 24 outstanding aircraft piloted by Canadians in the First and Second World Wars and in the Cold War.
Dan McCaffery highlights a diverse spectrum of aircraft from First World War biplanes such as the SPAD VII and the Sopwith Camel, to Second World War classics such as the Spitfire and Lancaster. Also included are famous Commonwealth trainers such as the Harvard and Tiger Moth, and sleek Cold War jet aircraft such as the CF-104 Starfighter.
Eyewitness accounts of dramatic actions bring each of the warplanes to life.
Aircraft are profiled individually, accompanied by historic and contemporary visuals and colour artwork. The book includes profiles of Canadian aviation museums, a brief glossary and a list of related reading.
Packed with exciting colour visuals, Canada's Warplanes is a fascinating introduction to this country's military aviation heritage.

Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1: The First World War

Maurice Farman S.11 Shorthorn

Avro 504

B.E.2

Nieuport 17

Sopwith Pup

SPAD VII

Sopwith Triplane

Sopwith Camel

Sopwith Snipe

S.F.5a

Chapter 2: The Second World War

de Havilland Tiger Moth

North American Harvard

Hawker Hurricane

Supermarine Spitfire

Fairey Swordfish

Bristole Beaufighter T.F.X.

Consolidated PBY5A Canso

Handley Page Halifax

Avro Lancaster

North American P-51 Mustang

Chapter 3: The Cold War

F-86 Sabre

CF-104 Starfighter

CF-100 Canuck

McDonnell Douglas CF-101 Voodoo

Conclusion

Acknowledgements

Aviation Museums

Glossary

Bibliography

Index

"The intelligent text astutely recounts details, history
and highlights of these remarkable aviation machines and
their contribution to Canadian and world history."

- Wisconsin Bookwatch

"...well-written...beautifully illstrated book..."

- Gordon C. Shaw Canadian Book Review Annual

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 96 pages
Publication Date: 1st January 2000
ISBN: 9781550286991
Format: 9in x 8.25in
Colour and black & white photographs

BISAC Code:  HIS027100
Imprint: Lorimer


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