Russell Bannock

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Russell "Russ" Bannock OOnt DSO DFC* (November 1, 1919 – January 4, 2020) was a Canadian Air Force fighter ace during the Second World War. He was a chief test pilot for de Havilland Canada.[1] He was born in Edmonton, Alberta.

In 2011, he was made a member of the Order of Ontario "for his contributions to the aerospace industry".[2]

Bannock died on January 4, 2020 at the age of 100.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Taylor, Gilbert (2 December 2019). "Canada's Russell Bannock, the 'Saviour of London'". Toronto Sun.
  2. "30 Appointees Named To Ontario's Highest Honour". Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration. January 21, 2011.
  3. Remembering aviation legend Russell Bannock

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