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  • The Substance of My Latest Research
    Bell, Professor Alexander, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 1 Nov 1917, 1-13     A reasonably definite date of the conception of the telephone somewhere in the summer of 1874 in Brantford, Ontario. The speaker's activities at the time. Recalling the circumstances under which the speaker first talked about his invention with his father. Drawings of the telephone's first conception by friends of the ...
    Bell, Professor Alexander, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 1 Nov 1917, 1-13   A reasonably definite date of the conception of the telephone somewhere in ...
  • Canadian Aviation—Its Potential
    Dobson, Sir Roy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 24 Apr 1952, 360-370     The British lion far from decrepit. "She has wings now and what is more is jet-propelled. More important she has beside her the Canadian beaver and the American eagle as well as other well-behaved animals." The British lion's jet air power, particularly its relationship to Canadian aviation. The speaker's participation ...
    Dobson, Sir Roy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 24 Apr 1952, 360-370   The British lion far from decrepit. "She has wings now and what ...
  • Civil Aviation
    Wilson, Captain J.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 24 Mar 1927, 86-87     The synopsis of this address includes the following details. The speaker covered post-war activities in aviation in various countries. Britain establishing services to the Continent, to India, Central Africa, gradually linking up London with Cape Town, India, Singapore and Australia. Routes laid by France to North and West Africa. Germany ...
    Wilson, Captain J.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 24 Mar 1927, 86-87   The synopsis of this address includes the following details. The speaker covered ...
  • Development of Aircraft in War
    Lee, Brig. Gen. C.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 7 Nov 1918, 351-363     The development of the airplane during the War. The state of affairs in 1913 and the latter part of 1912. Changes since then. Useless now for a designer to set out planning a machine which has no definite purpose. Flying itself today as the easiest part of the pilot's task. ...
    Lee, Brig. Gen. C.F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 7 Nov 1918, 351-363   The development of the airplane during the War. The state of affairs ...
  • Empire and Aviation
    Montagu, Lord, of Beaulieu, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 13 Dec 1917, 53-59     The importance of aviation at the present time and its growing importance for the near future in this great War. The decided influence it will have upon the final stages of the struggle. Credit to Gen. Heigh for the facilities for training aviators here in Canada. The need of the ...
    Montagu, Lord, of Beaulieu, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 13 Dec 1917, 53-59   The importance of aviation at the present time and its growing importance ...
  • The Shuttle of Empire—The Airship
    Scott, Major G.H.; Giblett, M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 6 Aug 1930, 195-204     Major G.H. Scott: The role played by the weather in the practical proposition of flying airships from England to the Dominion, and Canada in particular. Data collected in order to lay down rules applied to flying to the Dominions. Practical information gathered about the various routes to India, Australia, etc. ...
    Scott, Major G.H.; Giblett, M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 6 Aug 1930, 195-204   Major G.H. Scott: The role played by the weather in the practical ...
  • British Aviation in War and Peace
    Bishop, Lieutenant-Colonel William A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 16 Oct 1930, 240-253     The Royal Air Force. The policy of the Air Ministry in London to pursue with all keenness every avenue of research and development in flying. The finest aeroplanes in the world today those of the Royal Air Force. A review of the enormous strides that have been made in aviation. ...
    Bishop, Lieutenant-Colonel William A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 16 Oct 1930, 240-253   The Royal Air Force. The policy of the Air Ministry in London ...
  • The Impact of Air Transport on World Affairs
    D'Erlanger, Sir Gerard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 3 Mar 1960, 231-241     The way in which air transportation has developed and how it is affecting all our lives, particularly in the Commonwealth and the free world. Some examples. How air transportation is helping to revolutionize communications and understanding and therefore peace, among nations and people. Being on the threshold of the air ...
    D'Erlanger, Sir Gerard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 3 Mar 1960, 231-241   The way in which air transportation has developed and how it is ...
  • What Aviation Means to Canada
    Bishop, Honourable Air Vice-Marshal W.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 13 Feb 1936, 235-252     The future of aviation in Canada; the present position of the industry. A brief history of aviation, beginning with Canadian John McCurdy's flight at Baddeck, Nova Scotia on February 23, 1909 and the significance of that event. How flying developed during the Great War. The subject of aviation divided into ...
    Bishop, Honourable Air Vice-Marshal W.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 13 Feb 1936, 235-252   The future of aviation in Canada; the present position of the industry. ...
  • Progress in Civil Aviation
    Brancker, Sir Sefton, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 22 Mar 1926, 116-127     Toronto leading the way in Canadian Aviation. Airplane grounds in the area: Armour Heights, Leaside, and Camp Borden; a flourishing aircraft factory; a cadet school at the University. The Ontario Government leading the way by employing an air service for forest protection and survey, possibly the largest in the world. ...
    Brancker, Sir Sefton, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 22 Mar 1926, 116-127   Toronto leading the way in Canadian Aviation. Airplane grounds in the area: ...
  • International Aviation—An Empire Tie
    McGregor, Gordon, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 21 Apr 1949, 327-335     International aviation in Canada as a subdivision of the broader subject of civil aviation. Some general remarks first on the broader subject of the rapid development of aircraft and airflight. The Berlin Airlift and what it has taught us about civil aviation and air traffic control. Trans-Canada Air Lines as ...
    McGregor, Gordon, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 21 Apr 1949, 327-335   International aviation in Canada as a subdivision of the broader subject of ...
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