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Sous-série organique sss1 - PVI course development materials

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PVI course development materials


  • 1956-1-1 - 1987-12-31 (Production)

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ca. 0.9 m of textual records

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Vachon, Fernando (1912-2005)

Notice biographique

Fernando Vachon was born June 13, 1912, in St. Marie Beauce, Quebec. He was the youngest of four brothers (Romeo, Irénée, Donat) known for their contributions to the history of aviation in Canada. From 1948 to 1977, he worked for Canadian Pacific Airlines (CP Air) in Vancouver as maintenance supervisor, quality control supervisor, instructor, and inspector. From 1979 to 1985, he taught Aircraft Maintenance at the Pacific Vocational Institute in Richmond. Vachon’s achievements include the invention of a system to enable the parking of ski-equipped aircraft in hangars with concrete floors, the design of a system to detect communication failures, and the construction of a hemodialysis machine. He died January 14, 2005, in Richmond.

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This series consists of teaching materials created or acquired by Fernando Vachon for teaching Aircraft Maintenance at PVI. These materials include handwritten notes, photocopied reference materials, journal and newspaper clippings, technical drawings, quiz and exam templates, students’ exams, and books. The majority of these files were categorized by Vachon by subject, including Sheet Metal, Ice Prevention, Propellers, Tires, Pneumatics. Subjects either correspond to course names, or subjects of units taught within these courses.

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Materials originally kept in envelopes or duotangs labeled with subject and Vachon’s own numbering system; however, the original organization of courses is unknown. Arrangement of files reflects creator’s order.

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  • anglais
  • français

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File list available.

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S. Kelm, Professional Experience student, created 2015-05-06




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