Canada's capital is a compact, clean, cleverly planned center of culture and politics and a destination for every season. Start downtown at the architecturally stunning National Gallery of Canada, and don't miss the Canadian Museum of Nature and the Canada Aviation and Space Museum.| Ottawa
North American T-28 Trojan.When USAF set out to replace aging T-6 Texan trainers,North American hired to complete task.Trojan,had frameless canopy & Wright R-1300 engine when combined, gave speed over 280mph.1st order of 266 in 1950 grew to 1,194.Evident that USAF found successful design,USN & USMC adopted.2 years later, 489 standardized T-28Bs ordered by Navy,differing from T-28A in use of more-powerful Wright R-1820-86.After 299 Cs produced, fitted with arrester gear for carrier training.
Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina. This was a very common site on the waters of the Menai Strait in Anglesey, North Wales, during WW2. The bare essentials aircraft was flown out from the United States and fitted out at Beaumaris to take on the German U Boats. They became a formidable weapon dreaded by the U Boat crews. rjp