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ILLARION GALLANT

"GRAVITAS"
THE LOST AIRMEN
OF THE EMPIRE

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« GRAVITAS » - HOMMAGE AUX
AVIATEURS DISPARUS
Le 22 octobre 1939, à 14 h 30, le lieutenant
George Walter du Temple et le caporal
Rusty Hopper de l'Aviation royale
canadienne décollaient de Sea Island,
à Vancouver, à bord de leur biplan
Avro 626. À 15 h 11, ils atterrissaient et
hissaient pour la première fois l'enseigne
de l'Aviation royale canadienne (ARC)
au-dessus de la base aérienne de
Patricia Bay, où se trouve aujourd'hui
l'aéroport international de Victoria.

1 LOST AIRMEN OF THE EMPIRE - CORTEN STEEL COOPER'S HAWK FEATHERS IN
FORMAL MATRIX. CENTRAL DAIS TIME CAPSULE MADE WITH REPURPOSED BRICKS
FROM ORIGINAL MILITARY HOSPITAL 2 ILLARION GALLANT AT OPENING CEREMONY
ATTENDED BY MILITARY DIGNITARIES, VETERANS, COMMUNITY MEMBERS
PHOTOS 1 JOSHUA LESLIE 2 VICTORIA AIRPORT AUTHORITY

26 LANDSCAPES | PAYSAGES

EN_ON OCTOBER 22, 1939, at 14:30 hours, RCAF Flight
Lieutenant George Walter Du Temple and Corporal Rusty Hopper
left Sea Island in Vancouver in their Avro 626 Biplane. They landed
at 15:11 hours and raised The Royal Canadian Airforce Ensign for
the first time over the Patricia Bay Air Station, now the Victoria
International Airport.
In the 1930s, in the midst of the Great Depression and with the
threat of war looming, the Canadian government started looking
for appropriate locations for the development of military airfields.
Patricia Bay Air Station was selected as one of those airfields.
It was a large, relatively flat landscape in an otherwise rugged
mountainous area.
Some 10,000 personnel were stationed at the Patricia Bay Air
Station from 1939 through 1945 to be trained for active duty in
the RCAF and associated Allied air forces. As pilots, navigators,
armourers and mechanics, they would be confronted with the
realities of airborne survival while serving their country in these
new roles.



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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Landscapes - Spring 2020

To Begin With | Pour Commencer
Our Writers | Nos Collaborateurs
Prologue > Fr_ en_lp+ Sweeping the Forest Floor
Interview | Entrevue the Star Is in the Ballpark > fr_lp+
“Gravitas” – The Lost Airmen of the Empire
Creating Sacred Spaces – Weaving the Memorial Landscape
Sacré Montagne
Curating Calm in the Spirit of Mandalay, Myanmar
Kapabamayak Achaak | Wandering Spirit Healing Forest
By Invitation Only – Inclusive Playground Design
Battle of Kapyong Memorial Plaza
L’essentiel Est Invisible > en_lp+
Critique
The Parting Shot | Une DernièRe Salve
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Landscapes - Spring 2020 - To Begin With | Pour Commencer
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Landscapes - Spring 2020 - Our Writers | Nos Collaborateurs
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Landscapes - Spring 2020 - Prologue > Fr_ en_lp+ Sweeping the Forest Floor
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Landscapes - Spring 2020 - “Gravitas” – The Lost Airmen of the Empire
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Landscapes - Spring 2020 - Creating Sacred Spaces – Weaving the Memorial Landscape
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Landscapes - Spring 2020 - Sacré Montagne
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Landscapes - Spring 2020 - Curating Calm in the Spirit of Mandalay, Myanmar
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Landscapes - Spring 2020 - Kapabamayak Achaak | Wandering Spirit Healing Forest
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Landscapes - Spring 2020 - By Invitation Only – Inclusive Playground Design
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Landscapes - Spring 2020 - Battle of Kapyong Memorial Plaza
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Landscapes - Spring 2020 - L’essentiel Est Invisible > en_lp+
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Landscapes - Spring 2020 - The Parting Shot | Une DernièRe Salve
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