Author Archives: Communications

01 May
0

2019 Board of Directors

The Annual General Meeting of the Alberta Aviation Museum Association on Sunday April 28 elected a new slate of directors to the board. More than 50 of our members showed up for the meeting, an indication of the vibrancy of ...

Read More
24 Apr
0

Operation Habbakuk: The Iceberg Aircraft Carrier

By Neil Taylor A small, picturesque lake nestled in the Canadian Rockies just outside the Jasper townsite harbours a mysterious secret dating from the Second World Lake. Patricia Lake, named after Princess Patricia of Connaught, a granddaughter of Queen Victoria, ...

Read More
15 Apr
0

Image Gallery: Cockpit Photos #4

It’s taken four separate posts, but we have finally reached the end of our Cockpit Gallery images. These pictures, of our classic commercial aircraft, were taken by our curator, Lech Lebiedowski. Enjoy the images above, or check below to see ...

Read More
09 Apr
0

Bernie Sheppard: ‘The Supply Guy.’

Story and Photos by Steve Finkelman, AAM Communications Coordinator, additional photography by Lech Lebiedowski Bernie Sheppard spent 48 years in the Canadian Air Force as a logistician where his motto was ‘You fly them, we supply them.’ That expertise, and ...

Read More
26 Mar
0

Hangar 14 swings with Blatchford Boogie Woogie

Our 77-year-old hangar rocked like the old days on Saturday night as the second annual Blatchford Boogie Woggie filled the historic building with sounds of the 40s. The Second World War structure brimmed with period music. Dancers from Sugarswing Ballroom ...

Read More