Passionate about aviation?

About Station Bagotville

To be published in June 2017.

Lest We Forget II

You will have to wait a little.

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Until June 1942 June 2017.

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BAGOTVILLE

75 years of Air Defence

A unique 512-page bilingual book recounting the history of the Bagotville Air Base, located in the Saguenay Region in the Province of Quebec.

This book describes, with never before published photos and documents:

• The role of the base during the Second World War as part of Eastern Air Command. Operational training on North American Harvards and Hawker Hurricanes, as well as use of the latter and the Curtiss P-40 Kittyhawk in the air defence of the Saguenay Region’s industry.
• Protection of Canada’s sovereignty following the reactivation of the base in 1951, the beginning of the Cold War and the formation of NORAD using the de Havilland DH.100 Vampire, the Canadair F-86 Sabre and the Avro Canada CF-100 Canuck.
• The pursuit of Canada’s air defence and support of land forces…

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