Author Archives: Communications

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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09 Mar
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Images from the Archives: Curtiss Stinson Special Restoration

In honour of Women of Aviation Worldwide Week, the museum is proud to post images of our Curtiss Stinson Special. Katherine Stinson was an American aviatrix who thrilled thousands, and made tour stops in Alberta in 1917 and 1918. During ...

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Hazel Fausak Lois Argue Women of Aviation Worldwide Week
03 Mar
0

Museum to honour two pioneering women of aviation

Hazel Fausak and Lois Argue did not care that aviation was a male-dominated field when they signed up during World War II. So Fausak, from Evansburg, hopped on a train bound for Toronto, where she trained as a radio operator ...

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21 Feb
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Our new AAM web site

Explore Edmonton’s exciting aviation history from your computer, tablet or smartphone. Our revamped Alberta Aviation Museum web site makes it easy! “We are really pleased to be rolling out this new web site,” says AAM Executive Director Jean Lauzon. “It’s ...

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06 Feb
0

Major upgrade to our equipment

The Alberta Aviation Museum is all about vintage flying machines, but to keep our operations running smoothly, we needed to modernize our fleet of aging trucks, snow plows and other heavy equipment. Equipped with a bucket, sander, broom and snowblower, ...

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