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The first jet airmail flight from Canada to the USA was on April 18th, 1950, by a jet aircraft made by Avro Canada.


Date:
      April 18th 1950
Craft:
      Jet Aircraft by Avro Canada

For More Information:

  • EVOLUTION OF AIR MAIL – TORONTO, CANADA
    FROM BIPLANE TO JET

    The first authorized delivery of mail by air in Canada was a flight in a Curtiss JN-4 (Canuck) biplane from Montreal to Toronto in 1918. Toronto’s importance as an air mail centre evolved over the next fifty years… The first air mail to be carried by jet aircraft from Canada was on April 18th, 1950 on a test flight from Toronto to New York.
  • JET Air Mail First Flights 1940 – Aerodacious
    The first transport of air mail in a jet plane occurred at General Electric’s Air Research Laboratories in Schenectady NY on June 22, 1946, as an Army Air Force demonstration.

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