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Organizations/Air Services

ORGANIZATIONS:

CANADA

Canadian Aviation Hall of Fame
PO Box 6090 – Wetaskiwin, Alberta  T9A 2E8
17 of its 240 members in 2015 were with the FC
http://cahf.ca
David Crone, former curator, Mary Oswald, former editor of the CAHF newsletter The Flyer
Harry Hayward, volunteer

Dorval Historical Society
Centre communautaire Sarto Fournier, 1335 Lakeshore Drive, Dorval, Québec  H9S 2E5
http://www.societehistoriquededorval.org/

The Empire Club of Canada (Toronto branch)
Fairmont Royal York Hotel, 100 Front Street West, Toronto, Ontario  M5J 1E3
http://www.empireclub.org/
In 1943, FC leader, Air Vice-Marshal Marix spoke to this group on the size and scope of FC and its accomplishments as well as its strength in supporting administrative personnel in Dorval, Québec

Ferry Command Association
This group is no longer active, having held its last meeting in 2000, in Gander, Newfoundland, Canada; however, a small amount of information from this inactive web site can be found through the
Way Back Machine at: https://archive.org/web
By typing https://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www.ferrycommand.com
onto the URL or address bar atop any web browser. The following result shows up:
http://www.ferrycommand.com
A partial screen shot of this page shows that the FC Association web pages have been saved 7 times between February 1st, 2001 and June 2nd, 2002

Gander Airport Historical Society (GAHS)
PO Box 238 – Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador (NL)  A1V 1W6
http://www.ganderairporthistoricalsociety.org/blog
http://airportcoffeeshop.blogspot.com
Jan., 6th, 2015 Board of Directors: Dean Cull, Peter Hoyles, George Innes, Rev. Marion Pardy, Jack Pinsent, Rick Stead and earlier, Robert Pelley

Milton Historical Society
16 James St., Milton, ON  L9T 2P4
http://www.miltonhistoricalsociety.ca/
Contact: Richard Laughton

Panthéon de l’Air et de l’espace du Québec – Québec Air and Space Hall of Fame
5365 Chemin de Chambly Saint-Hubert, Québec J3Y 3N9
http://site.aerovision.org/
Pierre Thiffault, co-founder, Chairman of the selection committee from 2001 to 2010

 

SCOTLAND

Scottish Saltaire Aircrew Association
http://www.aircrew-saltire.org
Jack Burgess, Ferry Command Flight Engineer, One-Tripper; age 92 at the time of writing, has been a major supporter of this project. His web site contains 9 entries dealing with the FC . His memories can found in the following entries on the website, which is at http://www.aircrew- saltire.org/ – they are Nos. 18, 56, 93, 120, 140, 163, 167, 180, 203. Entry No. 234 reports on the development of this project.

 

AIR SERVICES/AIRPORTS:

 

NORTHERN IRELAND
Belfast International Airport
http://www.belfastairport.com/
Ernie Cromie, Ulster Aviation Society, lead to Belfast International Airport; Deborah Harris and Meg Warner, Public Relations

 

SCOTLAND
Far North Aviation
http://www.farnorthaviation.co.uk
Wick Airport, Caithness, Scotland, United Kingdom – KW1 4QP
Andrew Bruce, owner: help with tracking T-9465, Spirit of Lockheed-Vega Employees aircraft

NATS
Prestwick, Scotland
http://www.nats.aero
From its web site: “NATS is the UK’s leading provider of air traffic control services. Each year we handle 2.2
million flights and 220 million passengers in UK airspace.”
Brian Plant, private aviation researcher: background on importance of Prestwick airport to the FC

Prestwick Airport
Aviation House, Prestwick  KA9 2PL
http://www.glasgowprestwick.com
Danny Anderson, researcher
Bob Chandler, area chairman, RAFA Scotland and Northern Ireland; Alan Clark, airport media relations
Tom Macfadyen and Doug Maclean, researchers; Jim Riach, Editor: Prestwick Air Letter

 

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Trower Aviation
Scobey Airport, PO Box 530 Scobey, Montana, 59263
Charles Trower, owner, provided research help on Canadian / USA border airports used in 1939 and 1940