About the Flight Path of Heroes Documentary
Flight Path of Heroes: Connecting the Past and Present is the third in a trilogy of documentaries called A Nation Soars: Commemorating Canada’s Great War Flyers.
In this third instalment, narrator Dan Aykroyd tells the incredible story of a present day FWW squadron who travel to Vimy France, during the 100-year anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, to perform a historic and patriotic flyby over the Vimy Memorial.
Flight Path of Heroes premieres on CPAC in the fall of 2017. Drawn to Victory, the first documentary in the trilogy, premiered on CPAC, October 30th, 2016 and the second, Wings of Courage, November 6th, 2016. Both documentaries continue to be rebroadcasted on CPAC and can also be viewed on the CPAC website www.cpac.ca by entering A Nation Soars in the site’s SEARCH ALL VIDEOS to access the titles.
Apart from starring in some of the biggest films of the 20th century, and being nominated for an Academy Award, Dan Aykroyd is also a musician, writer and the co-founder of the House of Blues chain of music halls and restaurants. Aykroyd, who was born in Ottawa, is also a proud Canadian. Being the Nation Soars’ proud narrator is a natural extension of his love for Canadian history and the people that shaped it.
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