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Very cool to see

While walking around the parkway we stumbled upon this. We had no idea it was there (very little... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sarah C
Great evening walk

Nice walk; marina on one side and the St. Lawrence River on the other. Some giant Adirondack chairs... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
David C
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This is an actual airplane mounted on a concrete tower to commemorate the memory of allied solders in all previous wars.It was erected in 1968 on Brockville's peninsula park called Blockhouse Island, which projects into the St. Lawrence River. The...more
45 Blockhouse Island Parkway, Brockville, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

While walking around the parkway we stumbled upon this. We had no idea it was there (very little signage) but it was neat to see never the less. It is in a beautiful location with snacks, washroom, and park close by.

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This recently refurbished F86 Sabre jet is in the RCAF Golden Hawks livery and is not only a monument but also a war Memorial in memory of all those that paid the supreme sacrifice will serving in the RCAF. It is set in a beautiful...More

Thank cormeg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Golden Hawks were the Royal Canadian Air Force aerobatic team in the 1960's and this is one of the planes they used. It is a static display. If you are interested in aviation and historical aircraft it is worth the stop. Otherwise it's just...More

Thank trainfan2000
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Nice walk; marina on one side and the St. Lawrence River on the other. Some giant Adirondack chairs for fun and relaxation!

Thank David C
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Located in the blockhouse island waterfront park. Its a real life aircraft which has been used before and is now preserved at the waterfront. Definitely, one for the aviation fans.

Thank Chaitanya S
Reviewed 8 August 2018

By the water, at the tip of the marina (block house island), you can see a golden plane. To me, this plane represents two historical aspects: 1- As per the sign, the airplane was acquired in the memory of all Allied airmen who lost their...More

Thank JLC-mtl2015
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The water front park is a very peaceful place to visit, plenty of free parking and fabulous views of the St. Lawrence .

Thank Ralf W
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Just completed, the restoration is exceptional. This Golden Hawk is an attraction that should be enjoyed be all. Children are amazed that the pilot could put it on that pedestal. Love the comments.

Thank dutchlaker
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Nice to see the aircraft freshly repainted and decalled . the F86 Canadair built version made in Canada is a great looking bird from the 50'd and early 60'0

Thank ROB I
Reviewed 5 July 2018

It is an actual aircraft !! soo amazing. Do not miss this down the Brock Trail - very scenic trail with valuable historical info

Thank Samanmalee J
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