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Last Minute Flight To Toronto
- just before a deadline; at the last minute; "last-minute arrangements"
- The latest possible time before an event
- eleventh hour: the latest possible moment; "money became available at the eleventh hour"; "at the last minute the government changed the rules"
- Marcin Rozynek (born May 16, 1971 in Zywiec) – Polish rock vocalist, songs' author, music producer. He released six albums, two of them were recorded with friend band Atmosphere. He cooperated with Grzegorz Ciechowski.
- A city in Canada, capital of Ontario, on the northern shore of Lake Ontario; pop. 635,395
- Toronto was a Canadian rock band active during the late 1970s and early 1980s. It was formed in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, by guitarist Brian Allen and American-born singer Holly Woods.
- Toronto is a town within the city of Lake Macquarie in New South Wales, Australia, approximately from Newcastle's central business district and is a commercial hub for the sprawling suburbs on the western shore of the lake.
- the provincial capital and largest city in Ontario (and the largest city in Canada)
- (in soccer, cricket, etc.) Deliver (a ball) with well-judged trajectory and pace
- shoot a bird in flight
- Shoot (wildfowl) in flight
- a formation of aircraft in flight
- an instance of traveling by air; "flying was still an exciting adventure for him"
New AVRO ARROW book for 2011!
WELL TODAY, March 25, 2011 is the launch of iPad 2 in Canada. More importantly though is what is happening TOMORROW in Canada. Tomorrow on March 26, 2011 Marc-Andre Valiquette is releasing his 3rd book in his four book series…about Avro Canada and the illustrious Arrow, entitled Seeds of Suspicion. Now, let me stop right here. If you haven't purchased Volumes 1 and 2 of this series, you are missing out on quite a lot! Marc-Andre has put together a great series here…about Avro and the Arrow. There are almost a THOUSAND RARE photographs included in the already released two volumes of this series! MANY of these photos, I had never seen before! And that is saying a lot!!! Marc-Andre has even included National Steel Car and Victory Aircraft Ltd. photos. Both aircraft manufacturers were based out of Malton, and were the precursors to Avro Aircraft of Canada. In fact, when Avro Canada was formed in December of 1945, they acquired the million square feet of manufacturing facilities from Victory Aircraft Ltd, which had already replaced National Steel Car. Four short years later, Avro Canada had produced the all-Canadian C-102 Jetliner, which, in my opinion was the first jet airliner to fly! The deHavilland Comet "hopped" down an English runway 13 days previous to Toronto's Jetliner, but the DH Comet wasn't taken into the air! Not when the press was there! After the hops, the DH Comet returned to the apron. The press was told no further "flights" were possible. That was Wednesday morning, July 27, 1949. Later, in the evening, the Comet came out for an additional flaps-down hop. Then, while the press was writing the first flight "hops" story, the Comet actually flew for 31 minutes—with no press in attendance! Rumour has that De-Havilland performed this "hops stunt" because they knew that Malton's Jetliner was close to being ready for its maiden flight. No telling how soon. Being the first in the air, with the world's first jet-engined passenger airliner was a highly coveted honour, so the Comet hopped down the manufacturer's runway to secure that accolade. On its first flight, the Avro Jetliner came out and deliberately flew around Toronto skies for over an hour…it flew folks…it didn't hop! Avro Canada didn't even think about hopping their aircraft. The Canadian C-102 Jetliner didn't accidentally fly as an afterthought…it roared right into the air without hesitation! With the press in attendance. But, I digress, folks…you'll see lots of the Avro Canada Jetliner in Marc-Andre books! No need for me to tell any part of that story here. Also in one of Marc-Andre volumes there is a pic of an ad from my dad's company, Garrett Manufacturing of Canada! Garrett had published an ad congratulating themselves on their participation in the CF-105 Avro Arrow program! Mr Valiquette has included everything in his two 100 page book volumes. Lots of stuff, others haven't included in their Arrow books. And Marc-Andre related the Avro Canada story, both in English and in French! His books are BI-LINGUAL Yup, the Jet Lancaster even appears in the first book! Doubt, no more. Several pictures of that bird…so I am vindicated. The C-102 Jetliner and CF-100 programmes are nicely covered. The PS-13 Orenda Iroquois engine program is there in all its glory. The laughable Bomarc Missile, Diefenbaker's replacement for the Arrow, is also covered by Marc-Andre. And so MUCH MORE! Far too much to list. And NOW, the third volume, Seeds of Suspicion has been released! Get it! AVIATION WORLD in TO, near YYZ, will soon have it! Marc-Andre Valiquette is perhaps the most famous AVRO CANADA collector worldwide and now he is sharing that fine collection of rare artifacts, advertisements, memorabilia, and photos with the Canadian public through this four volume series of books. Each book will run you between $20 - 25 Canadian. Here's the official blurb: THE SERIES IS BI-LINGUAL (a first – English and French) and tells the story of the Malton plant, from its birth in 1938 to its demolition in 2003 (also a first). The series is entitled: "Destruction of a dream, the tragedy of Avro Canada and the CF-105 Arrow". - The first volume A. V. Roe Canada’s “Per Ardua Ad Astra”, recounts the rise of the company, from its birth as National Steel Car up to the manufacturing of the CF-105 Arrow. The subjects covered include Second World War achievements, post-war adaptation, Jetliner, CF-100, CF-103 and the start of the CF-105 project (96 pages). - The second volume Supersonic Dreams – At the dawn of a new era, is dedicated to the Arrow, from its rollout to the RCAF’s acquisition of the Bomarc missile (96 pages). - The third volume Seeds of Suspicion, deals with the last weeks of the Arrow project until “Black Friday” (Launch March 26th 2011, 104 pages). - The fourth and final volume, Master in
A poor photo through the windshield of my car but an addition to my lifelist nevertheless!!! :-) Description The Short-eared Owl is a medium-sized, buffy-white owl with very short ear tufts. The upper parts are broadly but softly streaked. Brown streaks on the abdomen are narrow and more sharply defined. Flight feathers and tail are barred with brown. It has poorly defined blackish areas, which frame the owl's yellow eyes. The owl displays a black patch near the wrist under the wing in flight. It is more buffy than the Long-eared Owl, with no cross-barring on its abdomen. Distribution and Population The Short-eared Owl breeds or winters in North, South and Middle America, Europe, Asia and Africa, for a nearly global range. In Canada, it breeds in every province and territory, from the southern border to the low Arctic. It is absent from the Boreal Forest and other heavily forested areas. In the winter it withdraws from the northern parts of its range, and remains only in the southern parts of most provinces. The historical distribution of the Short-eared Owl is probably similar to today's. The owl was likely found in open habitats and marshlands of southern Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia, Newfoundland and the Maritimes. Larger populations probably occurred in the Prairies and across the north. Forest clearing in eastern Canada created new habitat, allowing populations to increase. Destruction of marshes and native grasslands, coupled with intensive agricultural practices, resulted in the species' decline. During the 20th century, population sizes were thought to have decreased in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec. However, they remained stable in Newfoundland, Labrador and the Maritimes. The owl now occurs in small numbers throughout its Canadian range. Exact numbers are not known. Habitat The owl prefers extensive stretches of relatively open habitat. It is primarily a bird of marshland and deep grass fields. It likes to hunt and roost in abandoned pastures, fields, hay meadows, grain stubble, airports, young conifer plantations and marshes in the winter. It frequents prairies, grassy plains or tundra in the summer. Biology Atypically for an owl, the Short-eared Owl builds a new nest instead of claiming an abandoned one. Nests are usually slight depressions in the ground. In Ontario, some nests are cups of dried weeds or flattened grasses. Nests are often hidden under low shrubs, reeds and grasses, and are often located near water. When prey is plentiful, the breeding season begins sooner, and the clutch size is larger. Canadian populations usually raise one brood per year. Females may renest if nests or eggs are destroyed. The average clutch size is 5 eggs, but clutches of 4-14 eggs have been recorded. The young leave the nest at 24 to 27 days. Breeding begins at one year or younger. The species roosts in grass fields where its plumage blends in. The owl is nomadic, and wanders extensively within its winter and breeding ranges hunting for prey. In areas with lots of prey, individuals congregate and roost in groups in the winter. In the winter of 1984-85, 300-400 birds were reported at Toronto's Pearson International Airport. Most congregations consist of fewer than 10 birds. Like other raptors, the owl tends to flush from the nest at the last minute when approached. It has been known to attack human intruders near the nest, but will usually rely on distraction tactics, such as circling overhead using deep wing-beats or playing out its broken-wing act. Threats Large-scale destruction of native prairie grasslands has been particularly hard on this species. Natural succession, wetland drainage, urban expansion and increasingly intensive farming have contributed to its decline. The species is exposed to danger from predators and agricultural machinery since it nests on the ground. Effects of environmental contamination are not known. Shooting, collisions with aircraft, trains, cars, barbed wire and farm machinery are added factors. The species' attraction to open airport habitats is another problem. Protection Species that were designated at risk by COSEWIC prior to October 1999 must be reassessed against revised criteria before they can be considered for addition to Schedule 1 of the Species at Risk Act (SARA). To find out when re-assessment of this species is anticipated, please consult the COSEWIC web site. The Short-eared Owl is not protected by the federal Migratory Birds Convention Act, but provincial legislation in most provinces protects it from hunting, possession and selling. Considerable sums are spent keeping this species and others away from airport runways.