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A Photo Gallery from 

Billy Bishop Heritage Day

All photos 2002, by Lance Russwurm

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A row of biplanes: Stearman, Fokker D-7,  Nieuport, Fokker DR-1, and ans SE-5

A replica of Billy Bishop's SE-5 - From The Great War Flying Museum, Brampton,Ontario

Cockpit of the Fokker D-7 replica

The Fokker DR-1 Triplane replica

The "Red baron" at the controls

Bob Spence, in the cockpit of his ultra rare Fairey Swordfish.

Bob re-fuels the aircraft, after arrival from Muirkirk....550 litres of avgas, 5 gallons of oil!

Servicing the beast

The Spitfire Emporium's own Kip Davis watches a a repair being done with good old duct tape. Kip flew in the backseat to the show.

Kip answers questions for a CKVR interview

The cockpit of the Fairey Swordfish

The view aft, from the Lewis gunner's station in the Swordfish

Many "Living History" re-enactors were out complete with authentic gear, such as this beautiful wartime BMW

Many other vehicles participated in pyrotechnic wargame demonstrations.....here is a bren gun carrier

Combat!...in the Ontario countryside

Another view of the Great War Flying Machines

Barnstorming- A Tiger Moth takes to the air

A film crew interviews Billy Bishop's son and granddaughter for an upcoming documentary

A flypast in honour of Billy Bishop

Bren gun carrier in action

Patriotic parachutist

A pair of CF-18s make a brief appearance

An unusual sight in Ontario..thankfully!

Another view of the Swordfish...getting ready to fly

The Swordfish crew prepare to depart

 

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