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Sources for blog: When Flying Boats Mapped the Gaspé

This is a fairly complete list of sources as of March 2016. Please let me know if you have references I should add.

Bélanger, J. “Du nouveau au sujet de Jacques de Lesseps.” Gaspésie, vol. XXX, n° 1, mars 1991, pp. 6-13.

Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec. “Les premières photographies aériennes du Québec.” Accessed 22 February 2016.

Bulletin des agriculteurs, 27 February 1930.

Canada. Department of National Defence. Reports on Civil Aviation for the years 1924-1931. Ottawa: King’s Printer.

Canada. Reference re legislative powers as to regulation and control of aeronautics in Canada, [1930] S.C.R. 663 and Appeal to the United Kingdom Privy Council No. 38 of 1931: . Accessed 22 February 2016.

Ellis, F. H. Canada’s Flying Heritage. Toronto, University of Toronto Press, Rev. ed. 1961, pp. 239-240.

Espéron, R. “Une compagnie pas comme les autres : la C.A.F. (Compagnie aérienne française).” Revue Icare #218, La C.A.F. (Compagnie aérienne française) – 1919-1935, Roissy-CDG-Cedex, France: September 2011, pp. 63-70.

Farfan, M. “Jacques de Lesseps: The First Man to See the Gaspé from the Air.” Gaspesian Heritage WebMagazine,  Accessed 6 February 2016.

Fuller, G. “Downwind No. 26, Compagnie aérienne franco-canadienne,” 24 May 2000.

Fuller, G. A. “Reference notes for Compagnie aérienne franco-canadienne.” George Fuller Collection – Canadian Aeronautics, Montréal, 2016.

Halliday, H. A. “La Compagnie aérienne franco-canadienne.” Canadian Aviation Historical Society Journal, Spring 1974, pp.3-11. Ill. by W. Wheeler.

Hydravion Schreck FBA-17. Accessed 8 February 2016.

“Jacques de Lesseps : Biographie.” Accessed 8 February 2016.

Marianopolis College, L’Encyclopédie de l’histoire du Québec / The Quebec History Encyclopedia, “Province of Quebec,” re boundaries, area. Accessed 21 February 2016.

McGrath, T. M. History of Canadian Airports. Appendix 20: “1929 List of Licensed Public Airports.” 2nd ed. Toronto: Lugus, 1992, pp. 302-308.

Pério, É. Jacques de Lesseps : la noblesse du vol. Paris: Athanor, 1990, pp. 209-212.

Quebec Official Gazette: Compagnie aérienne franco-canadienne – Letters Patent, 10 July 1926; Supplementary Letters Patent, 14 December 1929.

Saintonge, J. “Les ailes du passé.” In Val-Brillant 1889-1989, Cent ans d’héritage au seuil du 21e siècle. Rimouski: Ateliers d’Imprim Art Bas-Saint-Laurent, 1989, pp. 251-259. Also online:

Shaw, B. Photographing Canada from the Flying Canoes. Burnstown, Ontario: General Store Publishing House, 2001, pp. 92, 102, 118, 126, 131, 147.


On youtube

Video clip of a Schreck FBA-17 taking off and landing: Accessed 8 February 2016.