by Robert G
and New Articles
|05 November 2017
weather in Gander can be unpredictable and even
treacherous. November 1955 was no exception.
|15 November 2017
|In 1954 what seemed to be a perfectly
operational airplane ran off a runway in Gander. What
|11 December 2017
history of the different airlines that used Gander Airport
has pretty much been lost. .This article hopes to
throw some light on the operations in Gander of Pan
American World Airways
|21 December 2017
|During the war
American presence was very important to the ferry effort.
But was Gander just a side show with ordinary folk as
commanders. Or were these officers made of sterner stuff
who went on to even greater things. This article by
Darrell Hillier tells who they were.
|31 December 2017
|At the end of
the 2nd World War, an American magazine put out a
special oissue. It was eagerly read by people
|23 January 2018
Gander runway system and features have changed over the years.
This article compares the modern day Gander approach map with
that of Trans Canada Air LInes in 1950
|09 February 2018
have on occasion been asked if things were really simpler in "Old
Gander ”. When I say yes, that in certain ways it may well have been, I
sometimes get asked for a concrete example. Well, I finally have found
something to answer the question!
|13 February 2018
bomber from Gander to Europe crashed in Greenland. If they don't get
help, the crew will probably loose their lives on a frozen,
windsweeped plateau. But they had a guardian on stand-by in
|02 March 2018
1947, a "mechanical brain" guides a plane across the Atlantic;
This was over 40 years before Vic 20 and Commodiore 64 computers were
on the market"