Author Archives: Communications

11 Jan
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Museum hosts memorial to Lois Argue

Friends of Lois Argue gathered at the Alberta Aviation Museum on Wednesday January 10 to remember her. Argue died December 11 at the age of 96. She joined the RCAF Women’s Division in 1941 and was posted to Number 2 ...

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22 Dec
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Photo gallery: 2017 a year in pictures

  2017 was a busy year at the Alberta Aviation Museum and one filled with many positive changes and popular public events.  Here are some of the highlights: January saw us make a major investment in new maintenance equipment including ...

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18 Dec
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Aviation community mourns loss of two long-time supporters

We have two important supporters of the museum and of local aviation, Annie Shortill and Mike Poworoznik.   Annie Shortill (Feb 1915-Nov 2017) Annie Shortill has been around aviation in Edmonton for most of her 102 years. “My first date ...

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06 Dec
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Christmas time is here again

As we move into the Christmas season we are celebrating some traditions we have at the museum. This week we held our annual Volunteer Christmas Lunch. Dozens of those who help us put on programming, complete restorations and just generally ...

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30 Nov
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New showcases help explain Edmonton’s aviation history

As part of our upgrade the museum, our curator, Lech Lebiedowski, has been replacing the aging displays with ones that better tell the amazing history of aviation in Edmonton. We have now revamped most of the displays on the east ...

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