From Balgonie SK
William Wallace Gibson created the first Canadian-built airplane.
Born in 1876 at Dalmellington, Scotland.
Resided in Balgonie, Saskatchewan
Died in 1965 in San Francisco, California.
A full-scale replica of the Gibson Twin-plane at the BC Aviation Museum.A second aircraft, the Multi-Plane (with 4 narrow sprucewood wings), is reported to have flown successfully the following year near Calgary before being wrecked in a crash.