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This page covers:




Royal Flying Corps/Royal naval Air Service (RFC/RNAS)

In the absence of a Canadian air arm in WW1, many Canadians joined the British Army (RFC) and Navy (RNAS) air arms, which amalgamated in 1918 to form the Royal Air Force

General Topics

'Canadian Airmen And The First World War' [Order this book from USA][Order this book from UK]
by S.F. Wise
Published by University of Toronto Press, 1980 ISBN: 0 8020 23797
* ??

History

'Royal Flying Corps - Borden To Texas To Beamville'
by W. E. Chejkowsky
Published by ?, 1987 ISBN: ?
* Story of the beginning of the RCAF, before and during WW1.

'R.F.C. - History of The Canadian R.F.C.'
by W.E. Chajkowsky
Published by ?, 1992 ISBN: 0 919822 231
* ?.

Organisations

See RFC and RNAS bibliographies for details.

Aircraft Used

See RFC and RNAS bibliographies for details.

Markings

See RFC and RNAS bibliographies for details.

Facilities

Home Air Bases:
No source known.

Overseas Air Bases:
See RFC and RNAS bibliographies for details.

Miscellaneous

Aces:
'Above The Trenches' [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]
by Christopher Shores, Norman Franks & Russell Guest
Published by Grub Street, 1990 ISBN: 0 948817 19 4
* Commonwealth fighter aces of WW1 in detail.

'Above The Trenches - Supplement' [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]
by Christopher Shores, Norman Franks & Russell Guest
Published by Grub Street, 1996 ISBN: 1 898697 39 6
* More data on Commonwealth fighter aces of WW1.

'Above The War Fronts' [Order this book from USA] [Order this book from UK]
by Norman Franks, Russell Guest & Gregory Alegi
Published by Grub Street, 1997 ISBN: 1 898697 56 6
* Commonwealth two-seater aces of WW1 in detail.

'The Air VCs - VCs of the First World War' [Order this book from USA]
by Peter G Cooksley
Published by Sutton Publishing, 1997 ISBN: 0 7509 1212 X
* Mini-biographies of all RFC/RNAS winners of the VC medal.

'Barker VC: The Life, Death and Legend of Canada's Most Decorated War Hero' [Order this book from USA][Order this book from UK]
by Wayne Ralph
Published by Grub Street, 1999 ISBN: 190230 431 4
* Definitive biography of William barker, WW1 fighter pilot and VC winner.

'Billy Bishop: Canadian Hero' [Order this book from UK]
by Dan McCaffrey
Published by J. Lorimer, 1989 ISBN: 1 55028 0953
* Definitive biography of the controversial WW1 fighter ace.

'William Avery "Billy" Bishop (Famous Flyers 2)' [Order this book from UK]
by David Baker
Published by Outline Press/Baladon Books, 1990 ISBN: 1 871547 075
* Detailed story of Bishop's RFC career.

'Captain A. E. McKeever, DSO, MC and Bar (Aces Of The Great War)'
by T.B.A. Graves
Published by ?, 1989 ISBN: ?
* Combat career of the two-seater fighter ace.

'A Rattle of Pebbles: The First World War Diaries Of Two Canadian Airmen'
by ?
Published by ?, 19?? ISBN: 0 660122 391
* WW1 pilot experiences.



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