Jim Spilsbury

Jim Spilsbury (1905-2003) was born in Findern, Derbyshire but came to the BC coast in his infancy and remained there all his life. He began manufacturing small radios in the 1920s and in 1941 founded Spilsbury and Hepburn Ltd, later Spilsbury and Tindall Ltd., one of Canada's best known radio-telephone manufacturers. In 1943, Spilsbury founded Queen Charlotte Airlines which merged with Pacific Western Airlines in 1955. He also authored several books including Spilsbury's Album, and The Accidental Airline.

Spilsbury's Coast : Pioneer Years in the Wet West
Spilsbury's Coast : Pioneer Years in the Wet West

Spilsbury's Coast: Pioneer Years in the Wet West

By Howard White, Jim Spilsbury

$24.95

The Accidental Airline : Spilsbury's QCA
The Accidental Airline : Spilsbury's QCA

The Accidental Airline: Spilsbury's QCA

By Howard White, Jim Spilsbury

$18.95