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Featured Site: The Chronicles of W.R. (Wop) May
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The Chronicles of W.R. May is a website dedicated to the memory of Canadian aviator Wilfrid R. "Wop" May. It contains adventure stories, photographs, myths and resource links.

http://www.wopmay.com/index.htm

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Wings over Alberta - "Wings Over Alberta explores a unique period in the formation of the province and the role that it played in Canada’s contribution to World War II. Canada’s Air War provides a background to the Royal Canadian Armed Forces efforts overseas and at home, as well as the development of the BCATP itself.... site annotation for Wings over Alberta

http://www.abheritage.ca/flyboys/


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The Thrill of Flight - This is an interactive site that takes students through through a variety of hangers which contain information and activities about flight. site annotation for The Thrill of Flight

http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/setf/HTML/StudentResource/source/topic_one.html


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A Matter of Life and Death - A Matter of Life and Death is an interactive game that looks at how an airplane was used to prevent a 1929 diptheria epidemic in Little Red River, Alberta. This activity is based on the real-life journey of Wop May and Vic Horner. site annotation for A Matter of Life and Death

http://www.aviation.technomuses.ca/explore/exhibitions/brushstrokes/game.php?lang=en


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High Flyers: Canadian Women in Aviation - "This exhibit highlights the Canadian women’s experience of flight over a span of some 80 years and their love of aviation and flying experiences." (Site) site annotation for High Flyers: Canadian Women in Aviation

http://www.aviation.technomuses.ca/explore/people_in_aviation/highflyers/popup_en.html


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Canadian Centennial of Flight - This special edition web site is the official Centennial project of the Canadian Aeronautical Preservation Association. It contains the information related to the events being conducted related to 100 years of Canadian flight. site annotation for Canadian Centennial of Flight

http://www.capa-acca.com/cof/archive_centennial_of_flight.htm


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CBC Archives: Silver Dart makes aviation history - This radio clip from CBC Archives features an interview with A. J. McCurdy describing the first powered flight in Canada site annotation for CBC Archives: Silver Dart makes aviation history

http://www.cbc.ca/archives/categories/science-technology/aviation/aviation-general/silver-dart-makes...


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CBC Archives: Turbulent Skies: The Air Canada Story - "When Air Canada first took flight in 1937, the sky was the limit for the country's new national airline. Originally known as Trans-Canada Airlines, the fledgling company enjoyed a virtual monopoly in the skies. But the post-Second World War economic boom ushered in a new Canadian jet set, eager to... site annotation for CBC Archives: Turbulent Skies: The Air Canada Story

http://www.cbc.ca/archives/categories/economy-business/business/turbulent-skies-the-air-canada-story...


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Aero Space Museum Association of Calgary - "Come with us on an exciting tour of Calgary's Aero Space Museum. We have over one hundred photographs to show you along with fascinating historical information about the dynamic aviation history of Canada. Canada's wartime aviators and aviation industries were instrumental in the victory of that time... site annotation for Aero Space Museum Association of Calgary

http://www.asmac.ab.ca/


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Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum - "The Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum is a living museum featuring the aircraft used by Canadians or Canada's Military from the beginning of World War II up to the present." (Site) site annotation for Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum

http://www.warplane.com/pages/aircraft.html


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Silver Dart: 100 Years of Canadian Flight - This is a photogallery of historic and recent photos of the Silver Dart. site annotation for Silver Dart: 100 Years of Canadian Flight

http://www.cbc.ca/photogallery/canada/2003/


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Baddeck gears up for celebration - In this video the CBC reviews the events leading up to the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the flight of the Silver Dart. site annotation for Baddeck gears up for celebration

http://www.cbc.ca/clips/mov/murphy-silverdart-090221.mov


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Flight into History - The National, on CBC, has created a special feature called "Flight into History" that features the events of the flight of the Silver Dart. site annotation for Flight into History

http://www.cbc.ca/national/blog/special_feature/flight_into_history/


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Canadians in Flight - This web site has interesting information on the 90 years, that aircraft have been moving Canadians and their goods across the country and around the world. Magnificent men and women in flying machines opened up the country, developed sturdy all-purpose aircraft and supersonic jets, swooshed across... site annotation for Canadians in Flight

http://www.canadiangeographic.ca/Magazine/so00/aviation.asp


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Canadian Aviation Postcards - The Canadian Museum has a collection of postcards featuring images from their exhibits that you can use to send a personalized message to a friend. site annotation for Canadian Aviation Postcards

http://www.aviation.technomuses.ca/postcards/


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Vintage Wings of Canada - "At Vintage Wings of Canada it is our mission to acquire, restore, maintain and fly classic aircraft significant to the early history of powered flight. A particular focus is on aircraft of Canadian importance." (Site) site annotation for Vintage Wings of Canada

http://www.vintagewings.ca/page?s=63&lang=en-CA


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Canadian Historical Aircraft Association - The mission statment of the Canadian Historical Aircraft Association is "To Honour Canadian Veterans by Preserving,Maintaining,Restoring,Displaying,and Demonstrating antique or vintage military and civilian aircraft and artefacts considered important to Canadian aviation history".(Site)  site annotation for Canadian Historical Aircraft Association

http://www.ch2a.ca/Main.html


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Ken Molson: Building a Collection - Kenneth M. Molson (1916-1996), the Canada Aviation Museum’s founding creator when it first opened at Uplands Airport in Ottawa in 1960, was one of Canada’s leading aeronautical historians. Meet this collector through the virtual exhibit “Ken Molson : Building a Collection”.(Site) site annotation for Ken Molson: Building a Collection

http://www.aviation.technomuses.ca/explore/people_in_aviation/molson/flash/index.html


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Alberta Aviation Museum Aircraft Collection - The Alberta Aviation Museum has a great collection of aircraft that you can review. This site provides pictures and specifications. site annotation for Alberta Aviation Museum Aircraft Collection

http://albertaaviationmuseum.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=47&Itemid=41


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The Spirit of Edmonton Aviation Project - To commerate 100 years of Canadian flight, the Alberta Aviation Museum is sponsoring historical flight recreations. This site will provide the details. site annotation for The Spirit of Edmonton Aviation Project

http://spirit.aviation.ca/


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Working Wings - Working Wings takes a look at how the airplane changed the way we communicate via air mail. The history of air mail in Canada is explored. site annotation for Working Wings

http://www.aviation.technomuses.ca/explore/exhibitions/brushstrokes/story.php?story=4&lang=en&v=


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Exploring Canada - The histories of Canada's bush pilots and bush planes are explored in this interactive story. site annotation for Exploring Canada

http://www.aviation.technomuses.ca/explore/exhibitions/brushstrokes/story.php?story=3&lang=en&v=


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About Billy Bishop - The Billy Bishop Heritage Museum is dedicated to the memory of one of Canada's most famous aviators. The About Billy Bishop page describes his most famous adventures. site annotation for About Billy Bishop

http://www.billybishop.org/main.php?page=billybishop


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Avro Museum Image Gallery - This is a web site dedicated to the history of the AVRO Arrow. It contains a large photo collection and timeline. site annotation for Avro Museum Image Gallery

http://www.avromuseum.ca/AVROMuseum/ImageGallery/tabid/57/Default.aspx


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The Canadian Museum of Flight - The Canadian Museum of Flight presents an extensive collection of aircraft photographs and specifications that showcase Canada's rich aviation history. site annotation for The Canadian Museum of Flight

http://www.canadianflight.org/content/collection


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The Chronicles of W.R. (Wop) May - The Chronicles of W.R. May is a website dedicated to the memory of Canadian aviator Wilfrid R. "Wop" May. It contains adventure stories, photographs, myths and resource links. site annotation for The Chronicles of W.R. (Wop) May

http://www.wopmay.com/index.htm


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Alberta's Aviation Heritage - "Explore the exciting history of the early pioneers and war heroes, such as Wop May, who helped start commercial aviation in Alberta and open up the north as never before." (site) site annotation for Alberta's Aviation Heritage

http://www.abheritage.ca/aviation/index.html


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Flight of the Silver Dart - The Silver Dart Centennial Association is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the flight of the Silver Dart by creating a web site that provides the background for the events leading up to this historic event. site annotation for Flight of the Silver Dart

http://www.flightofthesilverdart.ca/