Author Archives: Communications

24 May
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May/June 2017 edition of ‘”In Formation”

In the May/June 2017 edition of In Formation: Three Weeks in December 1928: Canada’s Experimental Prairie Air Mail Service Mitchell Memories Bush Pilots on the Northern Canadian Resource Frontier No.1 Squadron Royal Canadian Air Force at RAF Northolt, Part One

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14 May
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News Release: Pup’s parachute on display as former squadron re-opens history gallery

Leading Aircraftsman Butch had an air force rank, his own parachute, and flew dozens of hours with his Edmonton-based, Cold War-era squadron. But LAC Butch was a mutt, adopted by the city’s 418 Squadron based at Blatchford Field in the ...

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09 May
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Blatchford Tales Oral History Project collecting new stories

Aviation pioneers Rae Churchill and Chris Falconer both had an early brush with aeronautical history. Both men told their stories to our Blatchford Tales Oral History Project, which resumed in April after a break of about a year. The project ...

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03 May
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Museum volunteers recognized at BBQ

Volunteers at the Alberta Aviation Museum contributed more than 10,500 hours of work in 2016 — equivalent to 1,250 employee-days of work. And last Thursday the museum said “thank you” with a recognition ceremony and BBQ. “We haven’t always properly ...

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25 Apr
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Image Gallery: More background banners installed

Last week was an important one for the revitalization of the museum exhibits. Three more banners were installed behind the Cranwell, the Stinson and the Norseman. The crew from Hi Signs spent the day on tall ladders installing the 18-foot-high ...

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