Agar, Carl Clare


AGAR, Carl Clare, aviator (b 28 Nov 1901, Lion's Head, ON; d 27 Jan 1968, Victoria). He grew up in Edmonton and became a farmer south of the city, and he obtained a pilot's licence. When WWII began he joined the RCAF as an instructor in the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan. Following his discharge in 1945 he co-founded Okanagan Air Services, a commercial flying business based in KELOWNA and PENTICTON. In 1947 he bought his first helicopter, using it to crop-dust orchards. As the business...

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