News in Review The Flight of the Silver Dart

News in Review The Flight of the Silver Dart

Canada has a long and proud aviation history that began 100 years ago with the flight of the Silver Dart. On February 23, 1909, J.A.D. McCurdy piloted Canada’s first powered airplane across a frozen lake in Nova Scotia. In this News in Review story we’ll look at how a group of aviation enthusiasts brought history alive by recreating that famous first flight.

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April 2009
Silver Dart (Airplane) [CSH] Otter (Transport planes) [LCSH] Aeronautics -- Canada -- History [LCSH] Airplanes -- Canada -- History [LCSH] Nova Scotia -- History [LCSH] Social sciences [LCSH] Canada -- History [LCSH] Technology [LCSH]
Carla Robinson (Host), Peter Mansbridge (Journalist), Tom Murphy (Journalist), Saša Petricic (Journalist)
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