A Trans-Canada Air Lines stewardess sits inside the turbine of a new Douglas DC-8-43 jet on June 1, 1960. (This jet was revolutionary; establishing two world records: Ottawa to London in 5 hrs, 55 min and Montreal to London in 5 hrs, 44 min). Trans-Canada Air Lines was founded in 1937 and was renamed Air Canada in 1965.
Tonight I will be boarding a red-eye flight bound for Heathrow for a long-awaited trip to the United Kingdom and Ireland. Hence, I will be taking a mini break from this blog, but I’ll be back on September 15th with all new material.
See you in September!