Hugh Thomas

2008 Hugh Thomas May 24, 1903 – January 28, 1993 Victoria, BC Hugh Thomas was born May 24, 1903 in Sunset, Colorado. (5 months before the Wright Brothers flight). In 1909 the family moved to Ottawa and in 1911 moved to Vancouver. Hugh’s first encounter with airplanes, which affected his whole life, was the forced landing of the… Read More »

Harry E. Hope

2008 Harry E. Hope Georgetown, Ontario Harry Hope was born in Lashburn, Saskatchewan on July 13, 1931. The family left the farm in 1941 to live in Vancouver and then Langley, B.C. where he received his pilot’s licence. At that time, he had heard that Edmonton was the Aviation Capital of Canada and moved there in 1952 to… Read More »