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Ontario Central Airlines

                                                          The Kenora Years

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Available now, this non-fiction book is a 'must have' for your bush pilot collection.

Re-live the airlines' history as revealed through hundreds of hours of interviews with pilots, mechanics, former managers and dispatchers who kept the airplanes flying.

Twenty-four pages of glossy pictures portray everyday operations.  For a glossy picture sample, CLICK HERE.

Owned and operated by Barney Lamm, who with his wife Marion also ran Barney's Ball Lake Lodge on the English River north of Kenora, this airline flew throughout Northwestern Ontario.

Ontario Central Airlines - The Kenora Years traces the company's history starting when Rex Kiteley and Gordy Hollinsworth purchased two planes and the bases at Red Lake and Kenora from Grant McConachie. For over two decades it serviced miners, commercial fishermen, Native communities and fly-in fishing lodges in Northwestern Ontario.  

"I am indebted to Ed for not only capturing the memories of those who worked for Ontario Central Airlines, but also the creative writing used to record and preserve this era of aviation for future generations."

Don Watson-  Founding director and member of

                          Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame


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Altar and Throne

                                                                        Winner of 2009 IPPY Award

      Abe Williston-

              The bush pilot

Jack Redsky & Ted Corrigan-

              Childhood friends

    Diana Corrigan & Jenny Redsky-

              Mothers spanning two cultures                             read more...

Now available for Kindle Readers on Amazon


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     Also from the pen of Ed Zaruk



     The first of Ed's thrillers 

about the Falklands conflict.

Mrs. Thatcher's instructions were concise and clear-

"Devote whatever resources are necessary to find this document."


Follow John Wingate and Vanessa Grieves as they are pursued from the streets of Buenos Aires to the abandoned whaling stations of South Georgia Island byArgentine Special Forces guarding the juntas interests.   

Read the first four chapters...

 Go here for articles I'm writing on South Gerorgia Island and the Falklands


    All books are available from Haakon Publishing