Ten Rolls-Royce Merlin Engines
Merlin Formation The Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum (CWHM) and the Hamilton Air Show organized a historic aviation event with The Merlin Formation. It was Father’s Day weekend, 2013, and CWHM brought together six W.W. II Warbirds for a formation flight. These six warbirds were powered by a total of ten Rolls-Royce
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Meet Dusty the Crop Duster in Real Life!
Dusty Crophopper Yes! Pictured here is a real airplane.
Actual Photo – Real Airplane! This is not a cartoon drawing of an aircraft, but this an actual, un-touched photo of a real, flying aircraft. The airplane you are looking at is an Air Tractor AT-301 Crop Duster
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Formation Flight – Aerial Demonstration Over The Falls
Snowbirds Over Niagara Falls Ride Shotgun with the Canadian Forces Snowbirds as they perform their first Air Show over Niagara Falls, Canada. The view is spectacular, and the precision formation flying is unbelievable!
Snowbirds Over The Falls LearnToFly.ca editors, Greg and Geoff McKay, met up with the
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Canadian Forces Snowbirds
The Snowbirds! The Canadian Forces Snowbirds are a Canadian Icon known worldwide. LearnToFly.ca Editors, Greg and Geoff McKay, spent the day with the Snowbirds so we can bring you this Behind-the-Scenes report and Exclusive Snowbirds Video. The Snowbirds proudly represent Canada, the Canadian Forces, and the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF).
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Matt Younkin It was at the Hamilton Air Show when LearnToFly.ca editors, Greg and Geoff McKay, met up with Matt Younkin of Younkin AirShows. Matt learned to fly at age 14, and he is an exceptional aerobatics pilot! Matt received the 2012 Bill Barber Award for Air Show Showmanship. Matt is a 2nd
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Behind the Scenes at the Waterloo Air Show
CF-18 Hornet – Video Tour LearnToFly.ca Editors, Greg and Geoff McKay were invited behind the scenes at the Waterloo Air Show. They spent the Air Show Morning with the Canadian Forces CF-18 Demonstration Team and LearnToFly.ca was granted full access to produce a behind the scenes video
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My First Lesson in a CF-18 Hornet
Flight Lesson in a CF-18 Captain Erick O’Connor of Canadian Forces 409 Squadron, gives LearnToFly.ca Editor, Geoff McKay, his first lesson in the cockpit of a CF-18 Hornet Fighter Jet. The CF-18 is the primary front-line fighter in Canada, and it is used every day to protect the
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F-1 Rocket Homebuilt Airplane – “Little Bit”
Wayne Hadath The 2011 Waterloo Air Show was another great adventure. It was at this air show, that LearnToFly.ca Editors Greg McKay and Geoff McKay met up with Wayne Hadath of Kitchener, Ontario. Wayne built his very own TeamRocket F1 Rocket Sports Wing Racing Aircraft. And, Wayne built
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B-25J Mitchell “HOT GEN!” Medium Bomber
B-25 Hot Gen! The North American B-25J Mitchell Bomber owned by the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum (CWHM) is affectionately known as Hot Gen because of its painted Nose Art. It was customary to paint either ”Pin-Ups” or Comic Strip Characters on the noses of W.W. II Warbirds and bombers.
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The World’s Only Flying SB2C Helldiver!
CAF Helldiver This Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Helldiver is the only Curtiss SB2C Helldiver still flying in the entire world! Approximately 7,200 Helldivers were built, and of these only five are left. Of the five remaining SB2C’s, only this one (Number 32) is currently flying.
The SB2C Navy Dive
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