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Aces: A Story of the First Air War

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World War I was the first war in which aviators played a part. What was it really like to manoeuvre the first aircraft in battle? How did aerial strategy and tactics evolve throughout the war? And what about the amazing development of aeronautical technology within a few short years? Using rarely-seen archival footage, Aces chronicles the wartime career of a Canadian airman, providing a first-hand glimpse of the war, which broke out just 11 years after the Wright brothers pioneered the flying machine.

1993, 92 min 32 s

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People's Choice Award (tied with Hang Gliding and Paragliding by Wayne Bergman and B-52 Giant in the Sky by Tom McArthur)
International Aviation Film/Video Festival
August 3 to 6 1995, Red Deer - Canada

Silver CINDY Award
Itinerant - International CINDY Competition
May 1 1995, Spring Valley - USA

Bronze Plaque Award - Category: Social Issues
International Film and Video Festival
October 25 to 28 1994, Columbus - USA