Barry Lapointe

2005 BARRY LAPOINTE Kelowna, BC Barry Lapointe was born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia. In 1966 he graduated with honours from the British Columbia Institute of Technology’s Aircraft Maintenance Engineers course. Barry obtained a commercial pilot’s license in 1967 and in 1968 became Chief Engineer at Air West Airlines, which later became Air BC. In 1969 Barry… Read More »

Arthur Thomas Parry

2005 ARTHUR THOMAS PARRY September 25, 1920 — November 26, 2000 Toronto, ON Art Parry was a well-known personality in the Ontario aviation community. His career spanned sixty years during which time he made an invaluable contribution to aviation in Canada. Arthur Thomas Parry was born on September 25, 1920 in North Bay, Ontario. In October of 1940,… Read More »

Bennett Luke McCarty

2005 BENNETT LUKE McCARTY Fredericton, New Brunswick Ben McCarty was born in 1935 in Sussex, NB where he grew up and received his education. He joined the Royal Canadian Navy in June of 1954 and served in the fleet air arm as an aircraft technician, attending Naval Aircraft Maintenance School in Dartmouth, NS. He trained on and maintained… Read More »