Item AAAB6073 - Daniel McIvor interview

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Daniel McIvor interview

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  • 1985-04-10 [date recorded] (Creation)

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CALL NUMBER: T4210:0013 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Pioneer Profiles project : Daniel McIvor RECORDED: Richmond (B.C.), 1985-04-10 SUMMARY: Daniel McIvor was an aircraft pilot and airline executive. RCAF 1940-45. L & M Air Services, Vernon, 1946-49. Pilot for Queen Charlotte Airlines, Pacific Western Airlines, MacMillan Bloedel. Executive; positions with PWA. TRACK 1: Dan's first flying experience at Fort William. Names of early fliers he associated with. Memorized eye chart to pass aviation medical. Commences building a home-built air;craft, but war intervenes. Joins RCAF. Describes readiness of RCAF for war, early confusion and activities as aircraft mechanic. TRACK 2: Obtains pilot's license in order to remuster as pilot. Flight; training at Regina, 1940. Witnesses a mid-air collision. Completes training and sails to England via Iceland. Describes life on the troopship. Posted to Wellington bomber OTU in England but develops ;ulcers. Works as instrument fitter for a while then is returned to Canada.; CALL NUMBER: T4210:0014 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Pioneer Profiles project : Daniel McIvor RECORDED: Richmond (B.C.), 1985-04-10 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Upon return to Canada, manages to return to flying. Serves with #8 Bombing and Gunnery School, transfers to ferry flying. Describes the various aircraft flown. Demobilized in 1945 and tries v;arious jobs in the Okanagan Valley. Becomes a commercial pilot and works for L & M Airways in Vernon. Describes charter flying work and effect of the 1948 Fraser River flood. Moves to Queen Charlotte ;Airlines when L & M goes broke. Resigns following incident at Zeballos when a Stinson is damaged in a windstorm. Joins Pacific Western Airlines. Experiments in waterbombing and fire control. Descripti;on of PWA activities of the 1950s.; CALL NUMBER: T4210:0015 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Pioneer Profiles project : Daniel McIvor RECORDED: Richmond (B.C.), 1985-04-10 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Transfers to MacMillan Bloedel as a pilot. Undertakes rescue operations near Vancouver. Early impressions of fighting forest fires. Extinguishing fires with paper bags of water. Start of wate;rbombing in B.C. Flying Sir Edmund Hillary around B.C. Works on firebombing in the Martin Mars for 7 years then returns to PWA as manager of small aircraft. Becomes manager of Hercules operation of sm;all aircraft. Becomes manager of Hercules operation and finally organizes Boeing 707 cattle charters to Europe. TRACK 2: Blank.;

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Canadian Museum of Flight & Transportation, 1985-07-10


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Reference cassette copy available in container 000443-308.

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CMFT ; PP85-A12a-c

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speaker: Daniel McIvor, interviewer: Lloyd M. Bungey

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