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Glenn Gould Studio

Glenn Herbert Gould was a Canadian pianist who became one of the best-known and most celebrated classical pianists of the 20th century. He was particularly renowned as an interpreter of the keyboard music of Johann Sebastian Bach. His playing was … Continue reading

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CBC Toronto

I decided to stop in at the CBC headquarters to visit the CBC museum, and to take a look at the home of Canada’s national television and radio service. Perhaps the only thing small here is the budget that the … Continue reading

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Mighty Argus

The Canadair CP-107 As early as 1952 the RCAF issued requirements for a new long-range patrol Aircraft to replace the wartime Lancaster. By 1958, less than three years from contract start, the first Argus was airborne and on 1 May … Continue reading

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Fort Henry

Fort Henry (also known as Fort Henry National Historic Site) is located in Kingston, Ontario, Canada on Point Henry, a strategic point located near the mouth of the Cataraqui River where it flows into the St. Lawrence River, at the … Continue reading

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NRC

The National Research Council (NRC) 9 m x 9 m Low Speed Wind Tunnel facility is located in Uplands, adjacent to the Ottawa International Airport. In operation since 1970, the facility serves the aerodynamic testing requirements of government agencies, research … Continue reading

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The old and the new

HMCS Montreal and HMCS Haida at Hamilton Ontario – Montreal being the new, and Haida the old. All images are linked to larger versions. Montreal was commissioned on 29 September 1993, Haida on 30 August 1943. Haida was among the … Continue reading

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Outside again

I had previously written about T-33 jets, one that crashed on take off and another that was being restored at the National Air Force Museum Of Canada. Here’s the restored jet that is once again outside. The T-Bird began service … Continue reading

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The Harvard trainer

This one is being reassembled and restored – If I get a chance I’ll take a large image set of this beautiful airplane so those who enjoy beautiful airplanes can enjoy it…

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The Glass Wall

A look out onto the air field and in toward the Handley Page Halifax at the Air Force Museum of Canada. The image below is linked to a 360° Virtual Reality image – it’s also a ‘flat’ representation of the … Continue reading

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Under the wing

A look around the Air Force Museum of Canada – from under the wing of a Cessna 152 The image below is linked to a 360° Virtual Reality image – it’s also a ‘flat’ representation of the full circular image … Continue reading

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