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No. 6496. Canadian Vickers Vedette Mk.V (CF-MAG c/n CV 147) Manitoba Government Air Service
Photograph from Manitoba Government Archive, taken at Lac du Bonnet, Manitoba, Canada, 1930
05/31/2007. The Vedette was the first commercially produced aircraft designed and
built in Canada, there were only 60 built between 1925 and 1930. The
the pictured aircraft was abandoned in a swamp near Cormorant Lake
where it had landed after an engine failure.
Created May 31, 2007