Category Archives: Canadian Flights

2. Hamilton’s Aerial Clipper

by Peter C. Conrad I was young back in the summer of 1910. It was the first summer that I was employed at the Minoru Park racetrack. If you don’t know, that was on Lulu Island near Vancouver, British Columbia. … Continue reading

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1. The First Biplanes and Pilot School

by Peter C. Conrad The story about pioneer pilots and their biplanes begins in a time before airplanes and pilots were common. Even though the Wright brothers had built a flying machine, most people still believed that flying wasn’t safe … Continue reading

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Introduction

by Peter C. Conrad We can look into a clear summer sky to watch a jet mark the distance with a vapour trail without a thought of that time before aircraft was invented. It was 1910 when the men and … Continue reading

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Canadian Flights

by Peter C. Conrad A book with a working title, Biplane Adventures, written in 1987-88 was a collection of historical creative non-fiction for young readers had been accepted for publication. It was an enthusiastic effort to use story telling to … Continue reading

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