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Thomas C. Cooke

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Canadian Airways
2 Km West On Hwy. 13 6426 - 40 Avenue
Wetaskiwin, Alberta T9A 0N3
Canada

Company Description: Welcome to the official site of Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame located in Wetaskiwin, Alberta. Keeping our aviation heroes, leaders and innovators in the hearts and...   more
Background

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Founding Member
    The Ontario Bushplane Heritage
  • Founding Member
    Forest Fire Educational Centre
  • Director
    Ontario Provincial Air Service
Web References
CAHS News & Views: Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame
www.cahs.com, 1 Jan 2004 [cached]
John Lawson, Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Hall, announced that Thomas C. Cooke, Larry Milberry and Walter 'Babe' Woollett will be formally recognized as Members of Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame, and that the Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute (CASI) will receive the Belt of Orion Award for Excellence.
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THOMAS C. COOKE, D.F.C., A.F.C., of Sault Ste. Marie, ON. Cooke was born in 1919.During WW II, he was instructor with the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan, flew Canso amphibians, and during one patrol sank a U-boat off the coast of Iceland.For this feat he received the D.F.C. In 1946 he began a 37-year career with the Ontario Provincial Air Service, rising to serve as Director of the OPAS for 11 years.During this time he was instrumental in developing equipment and procedures, including a float-mounted carrier for transporting canoes and bulky materials on float planes, and an effective method for pick-up of water by skimming the surface of a lake and precisely dropping it onto forest fires, helping to make Canada a leader in forest management and fire control.He is a founding member of The Ontario Bushplane Heritage and Forest Fire Educational Centre (The Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre) in Sault Ste.Marie.
What's New
www.cahf.ca, 21 Dec 2003 [cached]
John Lawson, Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Hall, announced that Thomas C. Cooke, Larry Milberry and Walter ‘Babe' Woollett will be formally recognized as Members of Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame, and that the Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute (CASI) will receive the Belt of Orion Award for Excellence.
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THOMAS C. COOKE, D.F.C., A.F.C., of Sault Ste. Marie, ON.
Cooke was born in 1919.During WW II, he was instructor with the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan, flew Canso amphibians, and during one patrol sank a U-boat off the coast of Iceland.For this feat he received the D.F.C. In 1946 he began a 37-year career with the Ontario Provincial Air Service, rising to serve as Director of the OPAS for 11 years.During this time he was instrumental in developing equipment and procedures, including a float-mounted carrier for transporting canoes and bulky materials on float planes, and an effective method for pick-up of water by skimming the surface of a lake and preciselydropping it onto forest fires, helping to make Canada a leader in forest management and fire control.He is a founding member of The Ontario Bushplane Heritage and Forest Fire Educational Centre (The Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre) in Sault Ste.Marie.
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