For the first time, the history of Canada's airshow teams is recorded in its entirety. Meticulously researched by former Snowbird team leader Lieutenant Colonel (Ret'd) Dan Dempsey. This book documents the scores of Canadian military air demonstration teams that have thrilled millions of airshow spectators for over 80 years. Relive this unique historical journey through the author's in-depth investigation and personal accounts from dozens of team members who perform with the teams in Canada, the United States and Europe. Theirs is a story of pride, professionalism and perseverance a true reflection of the Canadian aviation spirit that helped build a nation.
This high quality production features over 700 pages of history. Some of the world's finest aviation photographers have contributed more than 2,000 photographs, hundreds of which have never before been published. Also presented is a collection of stirring airshow paintings and specially commissioned full colour aircraft profiles by Canada's leading aviation artists. Together, this unique collection portrays a legacy of aerial excellence.