In response to George Fuller’s “Outaouais and Beyond” post, Con Campbell of Hudson, Québec, sent a couple of comments. With his permission, we are sharing them here for readers of Flights of History.
Fauquier, J.E. (Commercial Airways Ltd.), Noranda (1934-38)
John E. Fauquier (1909-1981), D.S.O.**, D.F.C.. Croix de Guerre with Palm (France), Chevalier of the Legion of Honour (France). Photo: Bomber Command Museum of Canada, Nanton, Alberta.
Buzz Beurling (1921-1948)
In early 1939 (March–April ), pre his career in the RAF /RCAF, the famous Canadian ace George “Buzz” Beurling also flew into the Rouyn-Noranda area flying freight from Gravenhurst to Rouyn in a Curtiss Robin with a fellow named Smith Langley.
At the time he was still not a licensed pilot. Ref his book Malta Spitfire pg 14-15.
George Frederick Beurling, D.S.O., D.F.C., D.F.M.* Photo: Wikipedia.