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1

Canadian airforce in 1914

Non exsistent

2

Canadian pilots

Canadians joined the British Royal Flying Corps or the Royal Navy air service

3

How many Canadians in the Air Force?

22 800

4

Life expectancy of an active service pilot

3 weeks

5

Nickname for WW1 planes

Flying coffins

6

Ace

A pilot who had shot down at least 5 enemy planes

7

Dogfight

Airborne battles with enemy planes

8

Zeppelin

German airship: Large gas-filled balloons used to bomb places

9

Canadian aces in the war

Billy Bishop, Billy Barker, Don Maclaren, Ray Collishaw

10

Greatest ace in the war

Manfred Von Richthofen

11

Who shot down the Ref Baron and when?

Roy Brown, April 21, 1918

12

Canadians greatest ace

Billy Bishop