Larry Milberry (born 1943)
is a Canadian aviation author and publisher.
Milberry is a life-long aviation enthusiast whose first book,
Aviation in Canada
, was published by McGraw-Hill
in 1979. Now an aviation classic,
this book was written over a decade while he worked as a high
school teacher in the Toronto District Catholic School Board. He
ended his teaching career to start CANAV Books, his one-man
publishing operation, in 1980. He has since authored, co-authored
or edited 21 books on Canadian aviation history, including many of
the best-known reference books on the subject.
Milberry's research has taken him to all parts of Canada and to
many overseas destinations. Although never a pilot
, he has flown in more than 100 types from the
to the Noorduyn Norseman
, C-130 Hercules
, Pitts Special
, Sikorsky Skycrane
and the giant Antonov 124
His contribution to aviation in Canada was recognized in 2004, when
he was inducted into the Canada's Aviation Hall of
. Milberry is also a long-time member of the Canadian
Aviation Historical Society.
Milberry lives in The
Beaches in Toronto.
has four children.
- "Authors - Larry Milberry," CANAV Books:
Canada's Aviation Heritage Publisher (2006 CANAV Books).
- "Authors - Larry Milberry,"
- "Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame (CAHF) honours three new
inductees," News & Views, Canadian Aviation
Historical Society (2004 CAHS), which recognized his significant
and prodigious contribution to the recording of Canada’s aviation
history, meticulously documenting, with photographs, the role that
aviation has played in the development of our country"