Training Aces: Canada's Air Training During the First World War

Training Aces: Canada's Air Training During the First World War

by Peter C. Conrad

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781772310146
Publisher: BookLand Press
Publication date: 10/15/2015
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Peter C. Conrad is the author of two non-fiction books and had two short stories broadcast on CBC radio. He holds a Master of Arts degree in history and a Bachelor of Education. He is a storyteller, teacher, and artist and was a Senior Editor for the Alberta Online Encyclopaedia. He lives in Edmonton, Alberta.

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

Canada Trains Aces for the First World War 9

Private Schools for Fighter Pilots 24

The Royal Flying Corps in Canada 49

Learning the Science of Flight 93

Flying in the Cold 103

Learning Fast 111

Flight Training in Texas 128

New Ways to Learn 143

A Revolution in Flight Training 155

Canada Builds Its Own Aircraft 169

Recognition for Canada 184

Canada's Air Force 198

Acknowledgments 209

References 210

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