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I recently received a gift of three 3D laser cut metal models: a P-51 Mustang, a Fokker D.VII, and a Space Shuttle. The pieces are produced by the online site Fascinations (wonders created by physicists). As per their website: ‘Our goal is to captivate the imagination and inspire wonder. Designed to illustrate many magical aspects of our world, our products will cause you to react with amazement and ask “What makes that… Read More

Inspired by my Bombardier plant tour after my presentation for International Women’s Day, I decided to investigate the Canadian-built Q400 and Global fleet of aircraft along with our rich aviation history. The Q400 (also known as the Dash-8, with ‘Q’ standing for Quiet) is a twin-engined turboprop plane with a maximum cruise speed of 667 km/hr. Also affectionately known as the de Havilland Canada Dash 8 first introduced in 1984, which is… Read More