Luke P.

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Red River Heritage Fair

Vickers Vedette

The Vickers Vedette is a flying boat developed and built in Manitoba, used to map most of Canada.




What was the most interesting thing you learned about your topic?

The Vedette created jobs in the great depression! The only existing model of a Vickers Vedette is found in the Royal Aviation Museum found in Winnipeg, MB.

What important lessons have you learned that you want to share with other Canadians?

Even a flying canoe can change the way we see the world - so you can make a difference too!

How would you compare your life today to the lives of those studied in your project?

Life today is so much easier than it used to be.