Tuesday, January 24, 2012
G. T. ("Scotty") McLean served with R.C.A.F during the war as a pilot with Training Command and subsequently flew Mosquitoes with No 102 Sqn. After demobilization he was a KLM instrument instructor and, later, a civil aviation inspector in the Canadian Department of Transport. He joined Canadair in 1953 and was concerned with the flight-test programmes of the CL-28, CL-66 and CL-44. In 1964 he joined Canadair Management team heading the Ottawa office. he was involved in the succesful markeing of the Challenger series jet.