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Those fabulous TCA Super Connies

Written by Peter F. Marshall on Saturday, 22 May 2010 13:31.

SuperConnieBy Peter F. Marshall

With the introduction of the Lockheed L-1049, Trans-Canada Air Lines ushered in an era of gracious air travel. By the early 1950s, Trans-Canada Air Lines was losing the competitive race on the prestigious blue-ribbon Trans-Atlantic service to other carriers with more modern equipment.

 

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Air Canada and the Supersonics

Written by Clayton Glenn on Saturday, 22 May 2010 13:27.

SupersonicsFormer airline manager Clayton Glenn recalls the Canadian footnote to a technology caught in the crosswind of societal change.

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Prime Minister Trudeau’s preferred transport

Written by Gord McNulty on Saturday, 22 May 2010 13:26.

TrudeauThe Boeing Vertol CH-113A Voyageur in VIP service

Story and photos by Gord McNulty

It was a cool but sunny morning on November 3, 1971, in Windsor, Ontario, when Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau arrived downtown aboard a Boeing Vertol CH-113A Voyageur.