"Casey" Baldwin at Ridley College, circa 1900
Aerial Experiment Association. Casey (second from right), Bell (centre), McCurdy, Curtis, and Selfridge
The AEA Silver Dart in flight, J.A.D. McCurdy at the controls, c. 1910
View from inside the Aviation Hangar Exhibit at the Reynolds-Alberta Museum
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Official medal of Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame
Belt of Orion Award of Excellence

He was schooled at St. Andrew's College in Aurora, Ontario and graduated from the University of Toronto in mechanical engineering in 1907, where he had been a member of The Kappa Alpha Society along with his friend Frederick Walker Baldwin.

- John Alexander Douglas McCurdy

In 1906, he graduated from the University of Toronto with a degree in electrical and mechanical engineering, and left for Baddeck, Nova Scotia, that summer to visit the home of his college friend Douglas McCurdy and the famous inventor Alexander Graham Bell.

- Frederick Walker Baldwin

The 79 original members included all Companions of the Order of Icarus, all who had been awarded the Trans-Canada (McKee) Trophy, all recipients of the Victoria Cross in aerial combat, Alexander Graham Bell and F.W. "Casey" Baldwin for designing and building the Silver Dart, and Group Captain John Emilius Fauquier representing the Second World War RAF Bomber Command and Flight Lieutenant George Frederick "Buzz" Beurling representing the Second World War RAF Fighter Command.

- Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame

Following its creation, in 1974 he was inducted posthumously into Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame.

- Frederick Walker Baldwin

Following its creation in 1973, McCurdy was inducted into Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame.

- John Alexander Douglas McCurdy

John Alexander Douglas McCurdy (1974)

- Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame
"Casey" Baldwin at Ridley College, circa 1900

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