Posts Tagged ‘aviation’

Blake

Jets, Floatplanes and Bombers: 15 NFB Films about Planes

Films

I love airplanes. When I was a young and innocent 20-something, I took a job as a flight attendant with Air Creebec, a Native-owned airline that services Cree communities in Northern Quebec and Ontario. It was grand.

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Max Ward: The NFB Profiles a Canadian Aviation Legend

Films

Do you remember Wardair? It was a very prominent Canadian airline in the 1970s and 1980s. We have recently added a documentary about the airline’s founder, Max Ward, to NFB.ca, and I thought it would be a great time to write a post about it. I’m going to do something a little different this time. more »

Bush Pilot

Bush Pilot: Canada’s History Comes Alive

Films

Bush Pilot: Reflections on a Canadian Myth was originally to be a film on the fabled Noorduyn Norseman bush plane.

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How to build a fighter airplane for $25,000 or is this guy crazy?

Films

How do you make a fighter airplane for $25,000? The story of the making of The Defender.