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Celebrate the 70th anniversary of the first non-stop, trans-Canada flight with an exclusive tour of the Canadair North Star currently under restoration in the Reserve Hangar at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum, in partnership with Project North Star Association of Canada.
First non-stop, coast to coast flight in Canada
The flight occurred on January 14-15, 1949 as part of a fuel consumption test for the Experimental and Proving Establishment (E&PE) Station Rockcliffe. A fourteen man crew under the command of F/O J.A. Jolicoeur, onboard a Canadair North Star departed Vancouver to arrive in Halifax, after 8hrs, 32min. aloft. A distance of 2785 miles were flown at an average speed of 329 mph.
Don’t miss your chance to see this historic aircraft.
Maximum number of guests for each tour: 30