Author Archives: Communications

14 Aug
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AAM at the Edmonton Airshow, NRC Minister Sohi to use museum for annoucement

The Edmonton Airshow is a ‘must see’ event of the year for aviation buffs. This year, as usual, the Alberta Aviation Museum will be there. Drop by our booth and have a look at our new Virtual Tour showing the ...

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30 Jul
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Video: Installing the Mosquito diorama

We are very proud of the team that installed the new diorama behind the deHavilland Mosquito. It took planning, dedication and more than a week of solid effort by a group of eight volunteers. This video shows how it all ...

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24 Jul
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Volunteer ingenuity and teamwork take museum exhibit to new heights

What do you do when you want to erect a 20-foot high facade in a historic hangar which you are not allowed to alter? You call on Alberta Aviation Museum’s new display department and volunteer Phil Vere. “We weren’t allowed ...

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16 Jul
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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 edition of From the Hangar. By 1918 the ...

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10 Jul
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Celebrating 100 years of airmail in Western Canada

This week marks 100 years since Katherine Stinson flew a sack of 259 letters from Calgary to Edmonton. The July 9, 1918 flight was the first airmail delivery in Western Canada, and only the second in Canada. The Alberta Aviation ...

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