John Alexander Douglas McCurdy
Canadian aviation pioneer and the 20th Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia from 1947 to 1952.- John Alexander Douglas McCurdy
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American aviation and motorcycling pioneer, and a founder of the U.S. aircraft industry.
During the 1909–1910 period, Curtiss employed a number of demonstration pilots, including Eugene Ely, Charles K. Hamilton, J.A.D. McCurdy, Augustus Post, and Hugh Robinson.
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.
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.
The aircraft was piloted by one of its designers, Douglas McCurdy.
Hydrofoil and aviation pioneer and partner of the famous inventor Alexander Graham Bell.
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.
Independent boarding and day school founded in 1899 and located in Aurora, Ontario, Canada.
John Alexander Douglas McCurdy - Member of the Aerial Experiment Association, inventor of the aileron, and the 19th Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia (1947–1952).
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.
John Alexander Douglas McCurdy (1974)
Canadian businessman, inventor and astronomer.
He was the father of the pioneering aviator John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.
Located at the Canada Science and Technology Museum in Ottawa, Ontario, honoured Canadians who have made outstanding contributions to society in science and engineering.
John A.D. McCurdy (1886–1961)
Airfield located west of Toronto, Ontario and just east of Port Credit, now Mississauga, and was Canada's first aerodrome.
John Alexander Douglas McCurdy, the first person to fly an airplane in the British Empire, was hired as the airport's first manager.
Awarded by the Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute to a Canadian citizen who has made an outstanding, contemporary achievement in aerospace operations, whether a single act within the year prior to the award or a sustained level of performance over a period of several years.
1959 Air Commodore John Alexander Douglas McCurdy *, Lieutenant-Governor of Nova Scotia