Author Archives: Communications

13 Mar
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Blatchford Boogie Woogie Features Aviation-Themed Brew

Blatchford Boogie Woogie, the Alberta Aviation Museum’s second annual swing dance, will feature another nod to Edmonton’s aviation past. Not only will the event take place in Hangar 14, built in 1942, but it will feature a new beer that ...

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19 Feb
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Image Gallery: Cockpit Photos #2

So many airplanes, so many cockpits! We continue our series of cockpit photos. You can see the work of our restoration teams as you peer into the interiors of these iconic aircraft, views you normally cannot see from the museum ...

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07 Feb
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Image Gallery: Cockpit Photos #1

Our revamped Alberta Aviation Museum web page is 2 years old this month, so it’s time to revamp a few of the pages. One of our first areas to receive a “new coat of paint” is our Airplane Gallery, which ...

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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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