Author Archives: Communications

12 Mar
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Women of Aviation Week celebration highlights helicopters

Twenty-year-old Sarah Bachand was studying physics at the University of Alberta when she decided to take a different career path. “I always loved math and all this technical stuff and it didn’t feel like the right fit,” she says. I ...

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08 Mar
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New magazine format for “From the Hangar”

In 2017, as the Alberta Aviation Museum celebrated 25 years in historic Hangar 14, our revitalization project was well underway. So was our efforts to modernize how we tell our stories. Our new website is now a year old and ...

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23 Feb
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Museum’s Servus Night gives rare behind-the-scenes peek

More than a dozen volunteers, who do everything from rebuild historic aircraft to construct exhibits and displays showed their craft this week at the museum’s Servus Free Access Night. “We’ve been here before,” says Ray Bjorkman who brought five members ...

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19 Feb
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Photo Gallery: Ted’s amazing aviation artwork

For Ted Mageau it’s a labour of love. But for the museum it’s a piece of aviation art. Mageau, a long-time volunteer, was given the task by AAM Curator Lech Lebiedowski. Take the museum’s dozens of model aircraft and put ...

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12 Feb
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Video: Teens help preserve Edmonton’s aviation heritage

Teenagers Christian Chenard, 15, and Sonia Wong, 16,  are playing an important role in keeping Edmonton’s aviation history alive. The two volunteer in the Alberta Aviation Museum’s restoration department where they are learning the craft of aircraft reconstruction. You can ...

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