Author Archives: Communications

10 Nov
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Museum staff map decades-old crash site

Forty-five years after a Pacific Western Airlines cargo jet crashed on approach to Edmonton’s International Airport, pieces of the Boeing 707 are still scattered among the trees in a wooded area of Leduc. Officials with the city want to clear ...

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06 Nov
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AAM Lecture series starts up again

Our popular lecture series starts up again this fall, with some changes from last year. As a result of the Servus Open Access Nights being held the last Thursday of every month, we have changed the lecture series to a ...

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03 Nov
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Museum loses two long-time members

The museum lost two valuable members of its team last month. Dave Heathcote, one of the museum’s former staff members died on October 13, at the age of 67. Denis Loiseau, a long-time volunteer in the restoration department, died October ...

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02 Nov
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Museum Fundraising Gala Cancelled

It is with great disappointment that we must announce the cancellation of the Alberta Aviation Museum Gala fundraiser in November. “This decision was very difficult,” says AAM Executive Director Jean Lauzon. “But due to low ticket sales we felt it ...

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30 Oct
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Haunted Halloween a Hoot

The Alberta Aviation Museum’s first-ever Haunted Hangar 14 event was great fun, both for the staff and visitors. Our curator, Lech Lebiedowski dressed up as a northern bush pilot, complete with sheepskin coat and flying helmet. Marketing and Events Manager ...

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