Colonel O.B. Philp, known as 'the father of the Snowbirds', has recalled the birth and early years of the internationally renowned aerobatic squadron in Snowbirds from the Beginning, co-written with Snowbirds staff photographer Bill Johnson of Seattle. The $100 coffee table book was published to mark the Snowbirds' 20th anniversary in 1990. Philp lives in Sidney, B.C.

[BCBW 1992]