Nova Scotia Archives

J.A.D. McCurdy

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


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"Interview with Lt. Gov. J.A.D. McCurdy"

Date: February 1949

Reference: J.A.D. McCurdy Nova Scotia Archives 2007-058 vol. 001 no. 122


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

Date: ca. 1949

Photographer: Royal Canadian Navy Photograph #HS 8777

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


"Story for the Sun Life Assurance Company"

Reference: J.A.D. McCurdy Nova Scotia Archives 2007-058 vol. 001 no. 177


Lieutenant-Governor J.A.D. McCurdy, HRH Princess Elizabeth, Premier Angus L. Macdonald addressing attendees of a banquet in honour of the royal couple, and HRH Prince Philip

Date: 8 November 1951

Photographer: Nova Scotia Bureau of Information Photo

Reference: J.A.D. McCurdy Nova Scotia Archives 2007-058 vol. 003 no. 254


Unveiling ceremony of cairn commemorating "First Military Test Flights"

Date: August 1952

Photographer: National Defence Photograph #6491

Reference: J.A.D. McCurdy Nova Scotia Archives 2007-058 vol. 003 no. 256


Unveiling ceremony of cairn commemorating "First Military Test Flights"

Date: August 1952

Photographer: National Defence Photograph #6493

Reference: J.A.D. McCurdy Nova Scotia Archives 2007-058 vol. 003 no. 257


The Hon. Brooke Claxton, Minister of National Defence, and J.A.D. McCurdy at cairn commemorating "First Military Test Flights"

Date: August 1952

Photographer: National Defence Photograph #6488

Reference: J.A.D. McCurdy Nova Scotia Archives 2007-058 vol. 003 no. 255


Plaque on cairn describes the "First Military Test Flights"

Date: August 1952

Photographer: National Defence Photograph #6489

Reference: J.A.D. McCurdy Nova Scotia Archives 2007-058 vol. 003 no. 258


Letter from Gilbert Grosvenor, National Geographic Society, to Admiral Richard E. Byrd, Boston

Date: 17 and 21 September 1953

Reference: J.A.D. McCurdy Nova Scotia Archives 2007-058 vol. 001 no. 17


"The ‘Silver Dart' that gave wings to a nation"

Date: 1954

Photographer: anonymous artist

Reference: Nova Scotia Archives Photograph Collection: Transportation & Communication: Airplanes: Silver Dart


"Address given at Toronto March 31, 1954 as guest of University of Toronto Faculty of Aeronautics"

Date: 31 March 1954

Reference: J.A.D. McCurdy Nova Scotia Archives 2007-058 vol. 001 no. 173


Letter from J.A.D. McCurdy to the Secretary, The Royal Aero Club, London, England

Date: 26 September 1955

Reference: J.A.D. McCurdy Nova Scotia Archives 2007-058 vol. 001 no. 21


Details from an article for Canadian Aviation magazine by Ross Willmot

Date: ca. 1955

Reference: J.A.D. McCurdy Nova Scotia Archives 2007-058 vol. 001 no. 178


"Christmas 1956"

Date: 1956

Photographer: William Winter, artist

Reference: Nova Scotia Archives Photograph Collection: Transportation & Communication: Airplanes: Silver Dart


"Silver Dart II"

Date: ca. 1958

Photographer: National Defence Photo

Reference: J.A.D. McCurdy Nova Scotia Archives 2007-058 vol. 003 no. 293


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