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MAIN, J.R.K.; BRADBROOKE, F.D.; RITCHEY, V.J.; AITKEN, ALEX - Canadian Aviation, January 1938 - Canada's National Aviation Magazine

Title: Canadian Aviation, January 1938 - Canada's National Aviation Magazine
Description: Ottawa, Canada: Aeronautical Publications Limited, 1938. First Edition. Paperback. 36 pages. Features: Cover photo of Bishop G. Breynat's Waco inspection plane being refuled on the beach at Chesterfield, Hudson Bay; Repercussions of an Old Case - the 1933 crash and death of Archie McDougall at Sanford, Manitoba; Nice full-page ad for Gold Flake cigarettes; The Percival Q6 - article and photo, plus photos, in flight and on the ground, of the first Pou-du-Ciel, constructed by Oscar Demine of Montreal, to receive a license in Canada; Full-page photo collage of many of the best-known flying people at the Miami Air Manoeuvres in early December - including Rudy Kling and Frank Haines who were killed in the first minute of the first race; New De Havilland Tiger Moth ready for delivery; Nice full-page cutaway illustrated ad for the De Havilland Dragon Rapide; Siam Soars - Reginald Jackson operates Aerial Transport Company of Bangkok, Siam; Full-page Stinson ad with photo of a Model SR-9FM; Saskatchewan Good-will Tour; New Test House for Aircraft Engines - Pratt & Whitney facility at East Hartford, CT - article with photos; Nice illustrated full-page ad for the BG Corporation and its spark plugs; Arctic Sky Pilots - Bishop G. Breynat, Vicar Apostolic of the Mackenzie; Nice two-colour full-page ad for the new 1938 Canadian Custom Waco by Fleet Aircraft; Regina Flying Club Highlights; Junkers Introduces the Ju 90 - interesting article with photos; Nice McLaughlin Buick ad shows the Series 46-19 5-passenger sedan with trunk; Great full-page photo ad for Canadian Marconi Company with photo of Pilot G.R. Spradbrow who rescued missing Quebec surveyors; How the U.S. Bureau of Air Commerce Reports on Accident Investigations; New 50-h.p. Continental Engines; Full-page ad for Cub Aircraft features photo of Glenn White of Hamilton, aged 14, who soloed in a Cub after 7 hours and 20 minutes dual; New Marconi appointments - with photos; Sensational photo ad for Imperial Airways inside back cover features a great shot of the Canopus, and an endorsement by Mrs. Martin Johnson, the famous American explorer and air traveller; Who Wants a Transport License?; News from the West Coast; M.A.L.C. news; Pratt & Whitney ad inside front cover boasts of their 3 December 1937 flight from New York to Havana in just over 5 hours - pilot Major Alexander P. deSeverskey, while on the same date Jacqueline Cochran flew from New York to Miami in just over four hours; Super full-page illustrated ad for the Junkers JU 90; Three-colour Imperial Oil Asphalt ad on back cover shows the new hangar apron at Rockliffe Airport; and more. Average wear. Lower corner missing from page 21 - no material affect to contents. Unmarked. A sound vintage copy.. Good .

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