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Bush Pilots of Canada

  In the 1920s and 1930s a small number of daring aviators broke the silence of the North. Often flying in extreme cold and facing dangerous take-off and landing conditions, these bush pilots ferried ...

 

In the 1920s and 1930s a small number of daring aviators broke 
the silence of the North. Often flying in extreme cold and facing 
dangerous take-off and landing conditions, these bush pilots 
ferried passengers, mail and freight in and out of remote frontier 
regions and played an crucial role in the development of the
Northern economy and the deliver of public services. Blazing air 
trails over immense areas, these intrepid pioneers helped map the 
Canadian Shield and the Arctic barrenlands, and pilots 
transformed Northern life by bringing this unique region into the 
Canadian mainstream.

Submitted by Darren Platt.

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