Bush pilots in Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue

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During Culture Days, the Canadian Aviation Heritage Centre (www.cahc-ccpa.com) - Montreal's Aviation Museum  -  located in Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue,  is pleased to invite you to a free conference on Saturday, September 28th, from 14h00 to 15h30:

Quebec skies adventurers: our bush pilots

At the beginning of the last century, Northern Quebec was explored by courageous pilots who braved the elements, flying bush planes to photograph and map huge expanses of unexplored land.  This was the era of bush pilots.  Among them, Roméo Vachon, Hubert-Martyn Pasmore and Jacques de Lesseps made Quebec’s aviation history with their feats. 

Our speakers:

Mr. Gilles Lapierre, President of l’Association des Pilotes et Aviateurs de Brousse du Québec

Mr. Pierre Thiffault,  historian specialized in aviation, co-founder of  Panthéon de l’Air et de l’Espace du Québec and author of numerous articles on this subject and of the book : «Au temps des premières ailes – petite histoire aérienne du Québec».

Mr. Patrick Campbell, engineer, historian and author of the book « At the end of the final line», Head of the Curtiss-Reid Rambler project at the CAHC

Mr. Richard Plante, Head of the Blériot Scarabée XI project at the CAHC.

Guided tour of the FC-2 and the Blériot afterwards.

You are all welcome!

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