Frederick Walker Baldwin
Hydrofoil and aviation pioneer and partner of the famous inventor Alexander Graham Bell.- Frederick Walker Baldwin
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Upper Canadian lawyer and politician who with his political partner Louis-Hippolyte Lafontaine of Lower Canada, led the first responsible government ministry in the Province of Canada.
Robert Baldwin was the grandfather of Frederick Walker Baldwin, a Canadian aviation pioneer and partner of the famous inventor Alexander Graham Bell.
Lifting surface, or foil, that operates in water.
With his chief engineer Casey Baldwin, Bell began hydrofoil experiments in the summer of 1908.
Canadian aviation pioneer and the 20th Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia from 1947 to 1952.
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.
Officially recognised fastest speed achieved by a water-borne vehicle, irrespective of propulsion method.
Beginning in 1908 Alexander Graham Bell and engineer Frederick W. "Casey" Baldwin began experimenting with powered watercraft.
Canadian-American aeronautical research group formed on 30 September 1907, under the leadership of Dr. Alexander Graham Bell.
The AEA came into being when John Alexander Douglas McCurdy and his friend Frederick W. "Casey" Baldwin, two recent engineering graduates of the University of Toronto, decided to spend the summer in Baddeck, Nova Scotia.
Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame, based in the Reynolds-Alberta Museum in Wetaskiwin, Alberta, Canada, commemorates and honours those whose accomplishments in aviation contributed so much to Canada's development as a nation.
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.
International organization of cruisers whose objects are to promote cruising and racing by amateurs, to encourage the development of suitable types of cruising craft, to stimulate interest in seamanship, navigation and handling small vessels, and to keep on file all information which may be of assistance to members in cruising in any waters.
The CCA was launched in the winter of 1922 at Maskells Harbour on Nova Scotia's Bras d'Or Lake by a handful of experienced offshore cruisers interested in cruising The founders included Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor, F.W. (Casey) Baldwin, William Washburn Nutting, Jim Dorsett, and William A. Wise Wood.
First lieutenant in the U.S. Army and the first person to die in an airplane crash.
He also flew a craft built by a Canadian engineer, Frederick W. Baldwin, which flew 3 feet off the ground for a distance of about 100 feet.
Derivative of an early aircraft built by a Canadian/U.S. team, which after many successful flights in Hammondsport, New York, earlier in 1908, was dismantled and shipped to Baddeck, Nova Scotia.
Following the disbanding of the AEA, founding members, McCurdy and F.W. ("Casey") Baldwin obtained the Canadian patent rights for Aerodrome No. 4 (The Silver Dart), for the express purpose of producing a Canadian-made version.
Scottish-born inventor, scientist and engineer who is credited with patenting the first practical telephone.
Bell and assistant Frederick W. "Casey" Baldwin began hydrofoil experimentation in the summer of 1908 as a possible aid to airplane takeoff from water.