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Today I finally got to fly in the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum’s PBY 5A Canso. I’ve been waiting for her to become available for flights for a few years now. I’ve always loved the PBY 5A and have dreamed about flying in one for years. Weather delayed my flight a bit as a few rain …

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It’s been a busy last few weeks between just general life stuff and getting Reliance ready to publish. So busy I haven’t had a chance to go for a ride for a few weeks. something I’m very aware of as my bike sits in front of my car as I pull into my garage every …

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This one is going to be long and picture heavy. I used to be an avid modeller, it’s how I met my wife (she was working at the hobby shop where I hung my models). I built models up until the point where we started to have kids and after that there really wasn’t time …

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As there is with all model shows, there’s the science fiction and fantasy category. As time goes on it’s becoming obvious that this category needs a bit of expansion via sub classes as it was easily one of the most packed tables and some of the work like the one above were exquisite. In fact …

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At 1 PM yesterday afternoon a B-17G called Sentimental Journey touched down at the Canadian Warplane Museum in Hamilton, Ontario.  The aircraft is owned, flown and maintained by the Commemorative Airforce in Arizona.  She will be here till July 6th and you can arrange a flight in her by contacting the Commemorative Airforce in Arizona …

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There are aircraft that you love above all else.  The Avro Vulcan,  The Avro Lancaster, The Supermarine Spitfire, The P-51D Mustang even the Grumman Avenger but then there is that one that rises above them all.  For me that aircraft is the de Haviland Mosquito.  An aircraft made mostly of wood (Sitka Spruce to be …

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This year the Lancaster of the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum one of only two flying Lancasters in the world will be crossing, “The Pond,” to join up with the Battle of Britain Commemorative Flight in the United Kingdom to honor the sacrifices of Bomber Command Veterans.  The flight will be the first formation of Lancaster …

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Each year I look forward to the Heritagecon held at the Canadian Heritage Warplane Museum in Mount Hope.  The mastery of the model builders is always inspiring to see and the atmosphere is pretty cool too.  This year I was able to get my hands on the old Airfix Stirling Bomber Kit in its original …

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Aircraft have been my thing as far as I can remember.  They’ve been part of the family history for generations.  My great grandfather worked for the Grahame – White Company one of the earliest aviation firms in the UK.  My Grandfather joined the RAF when he was 16 and served on ground crew for the …

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