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    Canadian Innovations in Aviation

    Canada has been a part of the story of powered flight since its earliest days. Numerous Canadians have applied their talents and vision to advance aviation and all of its related sciences. The following are just a few examples of Canadian innovation in this field.

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    Forbes Brown

    An enemy aircraft (likely a Focke-Wulf 190 fighter) makes a low pass over Allied vessels.

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    Ed Branch

    Ed Branch helped rescue a fellow English serviceman whose plane had crashed in the Petitcodiac River in New Brunswick, May 5, 1945.

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    David Allister MacDonald

    David Allister MacDonald in the cockpit of the Halifax bomber Q for Queenie, sometimes between 1943 and 1945.

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    David Allister MacDonald

    Halifax Bomber, 1944 - note bomb damage to the port inner of the aircraft. David Allister MacDonald is kneeling in the photo.

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    Gordon Wilson

    Gordon Wilson's squadron mates pose by a Spitfire while on alert in Tunisia, 1943.

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    Gordon Wilson

    Desert Air Force ground crew and pilots pose on a Spitfire in Tunisia, 1943.

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    Credit: National Film Board of Canada. Photothèque / Library and Archives Canada / MIKAN no. 3197977

    View of a Curtiss SB2C1 "Helldiver" aircraft being fueled on a runway.

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    Credit: National Film Board of Canada. Photothèque / Library and Archives Canada / MIKAN no. 3197977

    View of a Curtiss SB2C1 "Helldiver" aircraft being fueled on a runway.

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    Credit: Ken Bell/Canada. Dept. of National Defence/Library and Archives Canada/PA-167603

    Victory Salute by aircraft of No.84 Group, 2nd Tactical Air Force. Aircraft in foreground is a Supermarine 'Spitfire' photo-reconnaissance aircraft.

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    Credit: Ken Bell/Canada. Dept. of National Defence/Library and Archives Canada/PA-167603

    Victory Salute by aircraft of No.84 Group, 2nd Tactical Air Force. Aircraft in foreground is a Supermarine 'Spitfire' photo-reconnaissance aircraft.

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    Hugh Allan

    Air crew standing in front of a Short Stirling bomber.

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    Hugh Allan

    Air crew standing in front of a Short Stirling bomber.

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    Alex Campbell

    Alex Campbell (right) and "Taffy" standing in front of the tail turret of their Avro Lancaster bomber.

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    Alex Campbell

    Alex Campbell at the controls of an Airspeed Oxford training aircraft.

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