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Trans-Canada Air Lines In the 1940s

In the 1940s people travelled abroad by ship, and domestic travel was either by bus or car, or rail. The concept of travelling by air was new, and airlines in Canada (like elsewhere in the world) were very much in their infancy. Trans Canada Air Lines 1940s make your travelling by air easy. Trans-Canada Air Lines …Read more »

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Trans Canada Air Lines 1940s & 1950s from NFB

In the 1940s & 1950s, the National Film Board of Canada documented Canada’s then new national airline to educate the Canadian public about the new mode of travel. Thousands of feet of Hollywood quality cine film on Trans Canada Air Lines 1940s and 1950s dormant in NFB. It is archives for decades. Until we discovered …Read more »

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Trans-Canada Air Lines Vickers Viscount

In the early 1950s, Vickers Armstrongs made a significant marketing push to draw Trans-Canada Air Lines as a customer for their revolutionary Viscount turboprop airliner. When the airline selected the Viscount, a number of promotional films made by the airline and Vickers to promote the new aircraft to the travelling public. Trans Canada Air Lines …Read more »

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Trans-Canada Air Lines Douglas DC-8

In the late 1950s, Douglas Aircraft of Long Beach, made a significant marketing push to draw Trans Canada Air Lines Douglas DC-8 as a customer for their new, revolutionary jet transport, the Douglas DC-8. Trans Canada Air Lines When Trans Canada Air Lines selected the DC-8, a number of promotional films made by the airline …Read more »

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Air Canada The 1960s G.R. McGregor

From Air Canada 1960s G.R. McGregor Archives: By many counts, it can be said that Air Canada 1960s G.R. McGregor was the father of Canada’s National airline. When he became President of the company in 1948, Trans-Canada Air Lines was a fledgeling carrier operating a rag-tag fleet of mostly obsolete WWII surplus aircraft. In 1968 …Read more »

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Trans-Canada Air Lines In the 1950s

FROM Trans Canada Airlines In the 1950s Archives: By the early 1950s, the world’s airline had established themselves as a new and alternate mode of transport, but still reserved for the wealthy and business traveller, ad the medium has still far from being accepted as a mass form of transit. Trans Canada Airlines In the …Read more »