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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.

Check out our web site, then visit the museum where you can literally ‘touch’ Edmonton’s rich flying history. Help us pay tribute to those whose pioneering spirit put our prairie city on the map.




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Fort Vermillion Mercy Flight of 1929

By Neil Taylor Editor’s note: Ninety years ago this month, the Mercy Flight by Wop May and Vic Horner, was a pivotal moment for aviation in Edmonton. It proved that aircraft and ...

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