canada's pioneering helicopter pilots paved the way for future piolets

Canada's Pioneering Helicopter Pilots

1944

Lt. J. Paul Fournier – Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve.

Lt. Eric M. Marshall - Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve

SLt.  William D. Jackson – Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve.

SLt. Ken Parker – Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve.

SLt. Len F. Page – Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve.

Lt. John W. Stewart – Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve.

Lt. Cdr. Dennis Foley – Royal Canadian Navy/ Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve.

1945

Jack Charleson - Department of Transport Ottawa, ON

1946

Sten Lundberg – Lundberg Ryan Exploration Ltd., Toronto, ON

Tommy Noakes – Lundberg Ryan Exploration Ltd., Toronto, ON

Gerard Ste, Marie – Intercity Airlines Ltd., Montreal, QC

1947

Al Soutar – Photographic Survey Company, Toronto, ON

Charles Tufford – Lundberg Ryan Exploration Ltd., Toronto, ON

George Boles - Lundberg Ryan Exploration Ltd., Toronto, ON

Paul Ostrander – Skyways Services, Winnipeg, MB

James Sampson – Skyways Services, Winnipeg, MB

Carl Agar – Okanagan Air Services, Penticton, BC

William Johnson – Frontier Helicopter Services, Niagara Falls, New York, USA

F/O Tom Walnutt – Royal Canadian Air Force

F/L Pat Clarke – Royal Canadian Air Force

F/L Tom Causey – Royal Canadian Air Force

F/L Robert T. Heaslip – Royal Canadian Air Force

F/L Bert Milliken – Royal Canadian Air Force

S/L Foster – Royal Canadian Air Force

1948

Charles Parkin – Kenting Aviation Ltd., Toronto, ON

William Jackson, De Havilland Canada Ltd., Toronto, ON

Kenneth Hay-Roe – Bell Aircraft Corporation, Toronto, ON

William Harvey – Skyways Services, Vancouver, BC

LCol John M. Sutherland – Royal Canadian Army.

LCol Al B. Stewart – Royal Canadian Army.

F/L Shaw – Royal Canadian Air Force

F/O Moss – Royal Canadian Air Force

F/L Nelson – Royal Canadian Air Force

F/O Doyle – Royal Canadian Air Force

S/L McVeigh - Royal Canadian Air Force

F/L Winslow – Royal Canadian Air Force

F/O Doug McBurney – Royal Canadian Air Force

1949

Smith Pruner – Hydro Electric Power Commission, Toronto ON

Capt. Percy W. Davis – Royal Canadian Army

F/O Hugh Campbell – Royal Canadian Air Force

Col Dave Ely – Royal Canadian Army

F/O Cottnam – Royal Canadian Air Force

F/O A. L.  Ehman – Royal Canadian Air Force

F/O Robert H. Richie – Royal Canadian Air Force

Maj. Norm W. Reinlander – Royal Canadian Army

F/L Kightley – Royal Canadian Air Force

F/O Lewis – Royal Canadian Air Force

F/O Johnson – Royal Canadian Air Force

F/O McFadden – Royal Canadian Air Force

S/L McLeish – Royal Canadian Air Force

1950

Gordon Townsend – Spartan Air Services, Ltd., Toronto, ON

Gilbert Wass – Spartan Air Services, Ltd., Toronto, ON

James McKaye – Hydro Electric Power Commission, Toronto, ON

William McLeod – Okanagan Helicopters Ltd., BC

Deke Orr – Okanagan Helicopters Ltd., BC

F/O J. K. (Shorty) McLeod – Royal Canadian Air Force

Lt. George Marlow – Royal Canadian Navy

F/L Dan Campbell – Royal Canadian Air Force

F/O Ray Lepp – Royal Canadian Air Force

Capt. Joe Liston – Royal Canadian Army

F/O J. G. McKenna – Royal Canadian Air Force

F/L Bell – Royal Canadian Air Force

F/L Brown – Royal Canadian Air Force

Capt. Lundgren – Royal Canadian Army

F/O Al Seitz – Royal Canadian Air Force

F/O Al Richards – Royal Canadian Air Force

Capt. Ken Grace – Royal Canadian Army

F/O Van Slyke – Royal Canadian Air Force

F/O Robert Woods – Royal Canadian Air Force

Links

AHS Rotary-wing History

Bell 47 Helicopter Association Inc.

The Bell 47 Helicopter

Heli-Archive by Mario Bazzani

Scott’s-Bell 47, Inc.

Igor I. Sikorsky Historical Archives

Twirly Birds

American Helicopter Museum

Classic Rotors Museum

Hiller Aviation Museum

Ira G. Ross/Niagara Aerospace Museum

Lawrence D. Bell Aircraft Museum  

The Business of Aviation History of Flight

New England Air Museum

National Air and Space Museum/Steven F. Udar-Hazy Center

National Naval Aviation Museum

National Museum of the Air Force

U.S. Army Aviation Museum

Aerospace Museum of Calgary

Alberta Aviation Museum

Canada Aviation and Space Museum

Reynolds-Alberta Museum

Western Canada Aviation Museum

The Helicopter Museum

Hubschrauber Museum Buckeburg

 

 

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