Birth of a Giant

This documentary short tells the story of the conception, construction and testing of the largest Canadian aircraft of its time - the Canadair Argus. A marine reconnaissance aircraft, the Argus was designed and manufactured by Canadair for the Canadian Forces and the Royal Canadian Air Force. In its early years, it was reputedly the finest anti-submarine patrol bomber in the world.

Commentaires

  • jayceer

    «Typical comment, if I remember correctly Dief and his crew killed the aircraft industry in this country to the benefit of the USA» — jayceer, 25 Mar 2012

  • Quartist

    «Very interesting and still relevant today, especially for Warship payload. I wonder where all the supportive industries like Mitchell are today. Gone probably, thanks to Liberal mismanagement of the Canadian Defence Industries.» — Quartist, 18 Mar 2012

  • bbutchart63

    «Never realized how much time, effort, patience, engineering and engineering skills required to build such an aircraft. So many people from different manufacturing plants involved from designing and making of parts from the smallest rivet to the largest piece required and making it all fit together,» — bbutchart63, 17 Mar 2012

  • frank

    «Found it a very informative documentary.» — frank, 16 Mar 2012

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Générique du film

réalisateur
Hugh O'Connor
scénario
Hugh O'Connor
producteur
David Bairstow
photographie
Jean Roy
son
Frank Orban
montage
Tony Lower
montage sonore
David Green

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