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Canadian Pacific - CP Air - consolidate lists?



Posted by Homer on 11 June 2016 - 01:41:56
100 posts, 44 aircraft seen at 15 airports. Local Airport: YCM

Hello everybody...

May I respectfully ask if someone is up for the task -- it won't be an easy one -- of consolidating the listings here for "Canadian Pacific Airlines", "Canadian Pacific Air Lines", "Canadian Pacific", "CP Air" etc. With the possible exception of "Canadian Pacific Ltd" I'd guess most of them are the same airline, which was part of the Canadian Pacific conglomerate which started as a railway and then got into the hotel business and then into commercial aviation.

There is one plane which prompts this request. I don't see it on any of our lists. A C47 with "Canadian Pacific" titles and the old (pre-orange) livery (white with red cheatlines), CF-CPY is (or was) mounted on a plinth at YXY (Whitehorse, Yukon Territory).

Cheers, Homer

Data Editor Posted by DT on 13 June 2016 - 07:53:49
1210 posts, 21842 aircraft seen at 107 airports. Local Airport: DUS

Hi Homer,

thanks for this. I have consolidated the many Canadian Pacific entries in the database to just one Canadian Pacific Air Lines.

The designation CP Air was introduced in 1968, thus CP Air stands for another era of the airline and is kept as a separate one.

The final one before the merger with Air Canada was Canadian International and that one too is kept in the database.

Cheers,

Dennis




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