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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
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.
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
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
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