The Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia

100 Years of Flight in Canada

Posted On: Wed. May. 20 2009

This year marks the 100 year anniversary of powered flight in Canada. It was in February 1909 when the Silver Dart was first flown in Nova Scotia.

In celebration of this huge achievement 2009 is filled with events to commemorate the historic moment. 14 Wing Greenwood has been holding events all year. You can view their calendar of events at www.greenwood100years.com.

Today May 20, 2009 there was a family day held that involved an aerial display by Canada's Snow Birds and a CF-18 Hornet. Besides the mini air show there was also other aircraft on display interactive things such as a cockpit simulator.

For more information about the National 100 years of flight in Canada you can visit their website at www.canadiancentennialofflight.com

 

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