Great place really cool jet.This plane is an f86 fighter jet and was part of the Golden Hawks, part of the Canadian History a great piece in great shape also.
While we were in Brockville for the annual Ribfest and to watch the cigarette boats race past on the St. Lawrence River we took a walk through the park where this jet is on display. I remember when I was a kid watching the Golden Hawks aerobatic air show on more than one occasion so seeing one of the original... More
Ever since I was a little girl growing up near Brockville, I remember visiting this park and looking up at this jet with amazement. I always thought it was neat how such a big jet could rest on a long pole of cemet. I could imagine myself in the jet flying through the blue skies to far off lands. Now... More
Its an old fighter jet on a pedestal at the end of blockhouse island. It may be interesting to speculate how they ever landed it there, but other than that, it could be a cannon or an old truck for all that matters.
My father flew that jet and had it placed on the pedestal. Great memories.
The Golden Hawks were a national aerobatic precision jet team that performed across Canada in the 1950 & '60s. This one was mounted in Brockville after the team moved on to newer planes for their precision performances. This is mounted on a concrete pedestal next to the Brockville harbour on the waterfront park they call Blockhouse Island.
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