Canadian Vickers VANCOUVER
The Canadian Vickers Vancouver was another twin engine flying boat designed to a RCAF specification for an aircraft to replace the Varuna and capable of transporting men and equipment to forest fire locations.
The resulting equal-span biplane had a metal hull manufactured from a new Alclad material. The remainder of the aircraft was of period conventional wood and fabric construction. In 1929, the initial trials on the aircraft proved the suitability of the design and with some modest improvements additional aircraft were ordered as Vancouver II. These aircraft then provided long...
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