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HUM 195 Canadian Aviation: A History




Course Description

Discover the amazing development of fixed and rotary wing aircraft in Canada from 1909 to today, including the incredible growth of the Canadian aeronautical industry. Learn about the social, political and technological aspects of flight, analyze the relationship between ordinary citizens and a wartime squadron, and compare how history is preserved and presented in museums. Finally, find out everything you did not know about Canadian aviation, with a special emphasis on Alberta. 

Course Details

1-The Silver Dart: 1909 - 2009
2- Aim for the Sky and Hope for Money!: The Canadian Aircraft Industry, 1909 - 1919
3- Bound for Glory!: The Canadian Aircraft Industry, 1919 - 1939
4- There Shall Be Wings!: The Canadian Aircraft Industry, 1939 - 1949
5- Yellow Fever: The British Commonwealth Air Training Plan in Alberta, 1940 - 1945
6- The Ship-Busters: 404 Squadron and the Rocket Projectile, 1943 - 1945
7- Target for Revision: Bomber Command and the new Canadian War Museum
8- Kamloops and the Moose: A Lasting Friendship, 1943 - 2011
9- Forgotten Heroes: 403 Squadron, City of Calgary
10- The Unsung Milestones: a Survey of Canadian Aviation Successes


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