Author Archives: Communications

05 Dec
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AAM founder makes special appearance at museum volunteer Christmas lunch

Museum volunteers attending our annual Christmas Lunch were treated to a special guest this week. Bill Cottrell, was president of the Alberta Aviation Museum almost 30 years ago, before it occupied Hangar 14. He was a leader of the movement ...

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04 Dec
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Roy Versus the Red Baron

One hundred years after the the Red Baron, the most feared and famous German fighter pilot ever was shot down over France, he is being brought back to life.  With him, man the man credited with ending Baron von Richthofen’s ...

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27 Nov
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Curtiss JN-4: Jennies and Canucks

By Neil Taylor (Editor’s note: With Jack Johnson’s recent donation of his rare Curtiss JN-4 to the museum, we wanted to provide some background about the importance of these aircraft to the early years of aviation. For more on the ...

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20 Nov
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Image Gallery: Moving the Jenny

Jack Johnston’s generous donation of his precious Curtiss JN-4D (Jenny) is one of the largest donations ever made to the museum. It was also a complicated job to dismantle the 100-year-old airplane and move it to the museum. The team ...

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12 Nov
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Jack Johnson’s Jenny gets a new home

  One hundred years after it was built, and almost nine years exactly since it was last flown, a rare Curtiss JN-4D has landed for the final time at the Alberta Aviation Museum. The historic aircraft made its last trip ...

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