Andy Russell

2007 ANDY RUSSELL 1926 – 2006 Toronto, ON Andy Russell was born on June 2, 1926. During the 1930’s while attending school Andy obtained a part time job in a commercial radio sales/repair shop located in La Prairie near Montreal. The owner, an electronics engineer, was eager to impart some of his knowledge to his young apprentice. In… Read More »

James Douglas Wall

2007 James Douglas Wall Brandon, MB James Wall was born in Brandon, Manitoba on March 22, 1933 and has spent his entire life in this city graduating from high school in 1951. In 1950 Jim earned his Private Pilot’s licence in a short 30 days and 25 hours of flying time. In 1951 he earned an Air Cadet… Read More »

Barry Marsden

2007 Barry Marsden Surrey, British Columbia It has always been airplanes for Barry Marsden. Since he was a teenager in the Creston Valley in the 1950s he’s been looking to the sky and finding inspiration in flying machines and the people who fly them. Born in Vancouver and raised in Creston, B.C., Barry embarked on his career path… Read More »

Lorne Douglas Amos

2007 Lorne Douglas Amos Gray Rapids, NB Lorne started his career early in life, leaving home at the age of 16 years to join the Canadian Army as a “Boy soldier”. He started his initial technical training at the Royal Military College in Kingston, Ontario as a vehicle mechanic but soon transferred to the aviation side of maintenance.… Read More »