Episode 2: The Co-pilot

AEA Silver Dart

The AEA Silver Dart, Canada’s first powered aircraft. Find out more about it in this episode

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Canadian Aviation History Series #1 – The AEA Silver Dart

This time on Cleared En Route’s: History of Canadian Aviation we are looking at the plane which began it all for powered flight in Canada:  The A.E.A. Silver Dart.  This plane was designed and built by the Aerial Experiment Association (That’s the A.E.A).  It undertook its first flight on February 23, 1909 in Baddeck, Nova Scotia.

References
http://archives.cbc.ca/science_technology/aeronautics/clips/2424/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aerial_Experiment_Association

 

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Opening and closing music is Dolphin’s Day by Robert Walker.

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