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Golden Hawk CF-86 Sabre Jet

45 Blockhouse Island Parkway, Brockville, Ontario, Canada
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Cool jet from the 60's

Airplane on a stick, need I say more. The views from the display are breath-taking being on the St... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gary T
Aviation History

It is good to see part of Canada`s once famous aerobatic team preserved and on display. Although in... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2017
Al S
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Brockville
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This is an actual airplane mounted on a concrete tower to commemorate the memory of allied solders in all previous wars.It was erected in 1968 on Brockville's peninsula park called Blockhouse Island, which projects into the St. Lawrence River. The story of the jet use in Canada's former aerobatic precision flying team is detailed on a historic plaque nearby.
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good50%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
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“air force” (3 reviews)
“paint job” (2 reviews)
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45 Blockhouse Island Parkway, Brockville, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Airplane on a stick, need I say more. The views from the display are breath-taking being on the St Lawrence River.

Thank Gary T
Reviewed 24 March 2017

It is good to see part of Canada`s once famous aerobatic team preserved and on display. Although in decent condition, I have seen this jet on display elsewhere with a better paint job. Over`all though, it`s not bad.

Thank Al S
Reviewed 27 September 2016

A strip of park type peninsula cradling the marina area. The sun and the river combined give it a lush feel. This jet is authentic and one wonders how they few with such a small but powerful fuselage. Go for the walk, the view of...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 25 September 2016

I saw the plane from the water. It is a fine tribute to our formerly great air force. A monument to a time when Canada had an Air Force.

Thank Johnnycanuck1953
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Nice place to sit and decompress after a day of meetings here in beautiful Brockville Ontario. Nice place to get out and stretch your legs from a long car ride along the 401 as well. Parking on site, food services and a tour ticket station...More

Thank Randy S
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Something to see if you're walking the harbor path. Plaque tells the story of this plane's Canadian airshow history . Nice to see if you're there, but not a special trip.

Thank RUTraveler2016
Reviewed 31 August 2016

As an aircraft buff when I see this aircraft in one of our marvelous parks in Brockville I am saddened. I would guess that city fathers forgot that buildings and monuments need maintenance on a regular schedule ; This one time wonderful aircraft on display...More

Thank Jack S
Reviewed 29 August 2016

It's just a plane on Blockhouse Island. You may walk around it, take pictures.Just a historic little plane.

Thank Maria201406
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

This aircraft caught my eye whilst wandering around downtown Brockville. You have to follow part of the Brock trail to get up close. There's an interesting interpretation board detailing the aircraft's history. A must see for aviation buffs visiting Brockville!

Thank Andrew N
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Grab a cone and join the locals as everyone chills down by the water. Look at he boats ,enjoy the walkway and the view of the river. Parking is limited but free to use.

Thank 2u4sail
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