Thumbs Up : Published Semi-Monthly by Airmen of 4 Repair Depot. Vol. 1, No.1, and Vol. 1, No. 2

By: BONDAR, G.C. (ed.)

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BONDAR, G.C. (ed.). Thumbs Up : Published Semi-Monthly by Airmen of 4 Repair Depot. Vol. 1, No. 1, Feb. 15, 1941, and Vol. 1, No. 2, Feb. 28, 1941. Dartmouth : Airmen of 4 Repair Depot, 1941. Printed by the Dartmouth Patriot.Pp [1]-16; [1]-20. Advertisements. 8vo, blue stapled card covers. "The Air men of R.C.A.F. Station, Dartmouth, are proud to present this magazine as their first effort in the field of literary endeavour. In so doing, it is their sincere desire to present as completely as possible a summary of current events on the station. The preparation of such a magazine as this involves a tremendous amount of hard work and effort. To those, who have given so cheerfully of their time and ability, will go the sincere thanks of all to whom this publication will be a source of pleasure. We know the Airmen of this station will patronize the firms whose advertising makes this publication possible, and at the same time endeavour to foster and stimulate that friendly business relationship that has existed in the past." (No. 1, p. 1). "It is indeed with a pardonable sense of pride that we record the success of the first issue of "Thumbs Up"; and like any other growing organization, we are bound to have a few "growing-up pains". We ask forgiveness for our sins of commission and omission, and as a small token of repentance, we are proud to announce that our guaranteed circulation has increased 50% to 1,5U0 copies in this issue, and may we point out, too, that the number of pageshas been increased to twenty. Our sincere thanks for these improvements go to the advertisers whose co-operation made them possible. To the airmen of this station, we heartily recommend the products and services they offer." (No. 2, p. 1). Contents of Vol. 1, No. 1 : "Hydromatic Propellers" by L. P oulin; "Flying Conditions in Texas vs. Canada" by A.E. "Tex" Goodner; "Gyroscope" by Flt. Sgt. Kempster; "Hints on Airframe Practices" by F/O MacKenzie; and regular departments. Contents of Vol. 1, No. 2 : "British vs. American Planes" by A.J. Boyce; "Radio Direction Finding" by R.G. Knightly; "Protection of Aircraft Metals" by H. Devries; Sports: Bowling, Baseball; The Victoria Cross (Anonymous); "Aircraft Standardization" by E.C. Atkinson; and regular departments. Some of the advertisements include Simpsons and Cousins on the back cover, The Regal (Dartmouth's Up-To-Date Tea Room), The GreenLantern, People's Credit Jewellers, Eaton's, Capitol Theatre, Dartmouth Bo wling Academy, General Electric Personal Radio, etc. Covers browned, smudged, and with a few stains, else very good. The two issues for 200.00

Title: Thumbs Up : Published Semi-Monthly by Airmen of 4 Repair Depot. Vol. 1, No.1, and Vol. 1, No. 2

Author Name: BONDAR, G.C. (ed.)

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Publisher: Airmen of 4 Repair Depot, Dartmouth, N.S., 1941,:

Seller ID: 101932

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