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For more than 80 years Edmonton’s Blatchford Field was the centre of a bustling aviation community that spurred the growth of the city, the region and the North. Hundreds of men and women let their dreams take flight from this historic airfield, flying everything from biplanes to bush planes, bombers to jets.

The Alberta Aviation Museum is committed to keeping that aviation heritage alive by sharing their stories, offering educational programs and producing online content.

Summer Drop-In programs for kids 3-8 are back, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Details here.

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In Formation: Katherine Stinson delivers Edmonton’s first airmail

Editors note: Last week marked the 100th anniversary of the Katherine Stinson’s first airmail flight in Western Canada.  Historian Neil Taylor, wrote this piece about the young American aviatrix for our July/August ...

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