Author Archives: Communications

05 Jun
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Norman Reid, World War II navigator, prominent engineer, Tiger Moth donor, remembered.

“Norman Reid was an admirable person in all respects,” says AAM President Rod MacLeod. Reid was born in Edmonton in 1923 and attended Victoria High School. He joined the RCAF and attended No. 2 Air Observers School (AOS) in the ...

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28 May
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Image Gallery: First-annual Wine and Cheese Reception

About 75 people had the chance to roam the museum and taste some wine, cheese and other delicacies at out first-annual Wine and Cheese Reception, Thursday May 24th from 5pm to 8pm. It was an invitation-only event aimed at bringing ...

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24 May
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In Formation: The Northwest Staging Route

In the past few posts we told you about our P-39 restoration project and Stan Reynold’s connection to one particular Airacobra. This final part in the series, written by historian Neil Taylor,  provides an overview of the Northwest Staging Route, ...

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16 May
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Delayed volunteer BBQ a great success with perfect weather

The AAM’s volunteer appreciation BBQ was originally scheduled for early April, a day that brought heavy snow and high winds. The one-month postponement provided a perfect spring day, with sunny skies and temperatures in the high-20s. More than 50 of ...

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15 May
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Stan Reynolds and the P-39

In the last post, we told you about our latest restoration project, a P-39 Bell Airacobra. Thousands of these aircraft flew through Blatchford Field during World War II on their way up the Northwest Staging Route to Alaska. There, they ...

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