Author Archives: Communications

03 Apr
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A ‘banner’ month for the museum

The AAM revitalization has taken a major step forward with the installation of three giant banners along the west wall of the museum. They will act as dioramas to help show the aircraft in their historic settings. “The banners are ...

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28 Mar
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T-Bird cockpit restoration underway

Visitors to the Alberta Aviation Museum will have another jet aircraft they can climb into later this year. The museum has begun a full restoration on the cockpit of the Canadair T-33 Mk. 3, known as the “T-Bird.” The work ...

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23 Mar
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March/April edition of “In Formation”

In the March/April 2017 edition of In Formation: May-Gorman Airplanes Blatchford in the ‘Twenties and the Early Development of Bush Flying Wilmot Pettit: Uncovering the Story of a Courageous Relative Wallaby Airlines: Canadian Caribous Serve with the Aussies in Vietnam

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21 Mar
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Video: Women of Aviation Worldwide Week celebration

The Alberta Aviation Museum celebrated aviation pioneers Lois Argue and Hazel Fausak at its Women of Aviation Worldwide Week celebration on March 11, 2017. Keynote speakers Captain Elizabeth Williams, 408 Squadron Helicopter pilot, and Rosella Bjornson, Canada’s first female airline captain ...

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15 Mar
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Image gallery: Women of Aviation Week event a great success

Members of Hazel Fausak’s family were beaming last Saturday (March 11) as more than 200 people filled the Alberta Aviation Museum to honour her memory. “She would be so thrilled,” said Valerie Boyer, Fausak’s daughter. “She fought so hard to ...

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