Canada made many significant contributions to the air effort of
the Allies during the Second World War.
The British Commonwealth Air Training Plan hosted by Canada
produced over 131,000 aircrew. A massive aircraft manufacturing
effort created various types of aircraft, including one of the
most successful fighter-bombers of the war, the
de Havilland Mosquito.
Aircrew who were trained in the British Commonwealth Air
Training Plan went on to fly every description of aircraft being
used in the war. These included the
B-25 Mitchell Bombers,
Republic P-47 Thunderbolt, and the
Lockheed P-38 Lightning.
The Mk V Norseman – Harold Heacock
Harold describes the Mk V Norseman aircraft that the RCMP used for its northern air service.
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