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Mail and merchandise being loaded on board a Fairchild 71 for a rescue flight at Bear Lake, Alberta, July 6, 1935.
Mail and merchandise being loaded on board a Fairchild 71 for a rescue flight at Bear Lake, Alberta, July 6, 1935.
Courtesy of National Archives of Canada, PA-061532


Although summer brought better flying conditions for bush pilots, their work was not much easier. Their safety depended on the condition of their hydroplanes, which they alone were responsible for maintaining.

Interview with Grant McConachie


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