Inspired by How To Catch A Star by Oliver Jeffers (2006, HarperCollins Childrens Books).
Artist: Owen Flynn, age 4 (2008, coloured marker on paper)
NEWFOUNDLAND'S FIRST AIR WAR By Michael Deal
The exploits of the Newfoundland Regiment in World War I are well documented,
but relatively little attention has been given to Newfoundalnd's role in the Allied Air War. In fact, for a small British Colony, Newfoundland was to make a significant contribution in both aircraft and personnel... [ Read
NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR AIRMAIL STAMPS By Thomas F. Nemec
The collection and study of airmail
stamps (aerophilately) is popular throughout the world. Since Newfoundland was the first member of the British Empire to issue an airmail stamp (1919) and then went on to produce some famous philatelic rarities, the Dominion is still well
known to collectors...
ARE YOU OUT OF YOUR VULCAN MIND? By
Unusual aircraft of all ilks were not an uncommon sight in the skies over St. John's in my youth of the 1950s and 1960s. There was a huge military presence in the town with the Americans at Fort Pepperell and the RCAF at Torbay airport, plus assorted other air forces, navies and armies, dropping by for a "visit". There always seemed to be aircraft overhead at any given moment...
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