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J.A.D. McCurdy

and the Silver Dart: Canada's 'First Aerial Navigator'


J.A.D. McCurdy suits up for a flight in a Martin Mariner flying boat with a jet assisted take-off (JATO) in Halifax Harbour

U.S. Consul-General H. Merrell Benninghoff, Rear-Admiral ER. Mainguy, J.A.D. McCurdy, Capt. E.M. Block, US Navy, Lieutenant Peter Berry (left to right)

Date: ca. 1949

Photographer: Royal Canadian Navy Photograph #HS 8777

Reference: J.A.D. McCurdy Nova Scotia Archives 2007-058 vol. 003 no. 275

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