Author Archives: Communications

17 Sep
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Image Gallery: Open Cockpit Day 2019

Our fifth annual Open Cockpit Day put a lot of smiles on a lot of faces. Almost 1,000 people got the chance to sit in the cockpit of airplanes that are only open to the public for this once-a-year ...

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06 Sep
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Open Cockpit Day Recognizes U of A Student Achievements in Space

Casia McLeod and Erik Halliwell are like many young people who dream of space. But the two University of Alberta students have taken it to a whole new level.

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16 Aug
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Dana Williams: Keeping the Old Hangar Going

Dana Williams has spent much of his working life creating order from disorder. So it's not surprising his first impression of the Alberta Aviation Museum was not entirely positive.

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01 Aug
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P-39 Update: One volunteer’s lifelong dream

Dave McIlmoyle has been waiting 50 years to get his hands on a P-39 Airacobra. Now his dream has come true. He is a key member of the restoration crew at the Alberta Aviation Museum working on the P-39 project.

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16 Jul
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The Flying Club Movement in Canada and Edmonton’s Role

At the conclusion of the First World War over 2,500 trained Canadian airmen, who had served in the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Service, returned home. Many of these men were anxious to continue flying, and more ...

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