Author Archives: Communications

31 Jan
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Bell 206A Restoration Update

When it comes to aircraft restoration projects, never answer the question ‘When will it be finished.’ You will always be wrong. Two years ago a story about the start of our Bell 206A Jet Ranger rebuild boldly predicted it would ...

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16 Jan
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Fort Vermillion Mercy Flight of 1929

By Neil Taylor Editor’s note: Ninety years ago this month, the Mercy Flight by Wop May and Vic Horner, was a pivotal moment for aviation in Edmonton. It proved that aircraft and bush pilots could play a key role in ...

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09 Jan
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Champion of Hangar 14

Twenty-eight years ago airline captain Terry Champion walked into a meeting of aviation groups working to save Edmonton’s Han­gar 14, the Second World War building now home to the Alberta Aviation Museum. He had no intentions of getting involved. “Bruce ...

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24 Dec
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Holiday greetings from our Executive Director

I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for all their efforts throughout the year. Over this past year there have been many changes to the museum not only internally but externally. We’ve come through a year that ...

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18 Dec
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Image Gallery: Son of Wop May meets ‘Roy Brown and the Red Baron’

Wop May’s son, Denny, was guest of honour this past weekend at a meeting of two other First World War avation legends. Denny May, along with 250  others, attended the performance of Roy Versus the Red Baron, the work of ...

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