Posts Tagged ‘aviation’

As the Crow Flies - Woman pilot

Taking Flight: In Conversation with a Young Female Pilot from As the Crow Flies

Education

As the Crow Flies provides a rare insider’s glimpse into the Royal Canadian Air Cadets’ intensive seven-week flight training camp. Filmmaker Tess Girard sat down with one of the female subjects to discuss life before, during and after the film.

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Planes, Planes and More Planes

Take flight with 5 docs on classic planes from the 1940s and 50.

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Debunking “Truth”: 5 Myth-Busting NFB Films

Films

Everyone loves a good myth, especially when it is proven to be patently untrue. This week on NFB.ca we are highlighting five films about myths that have been busted. Long Lance (1986) This is the incredible story of Chief Buffalo Child Long Lance. It tells the intriguing tale of this imposter’s life, from his humble

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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.

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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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fighter airplane - defender

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.

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