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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 ...

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Champion of Hangar 14

Twenty-eight years ago airline captain Terry Champion walked into a meeting of aviation groups working to save Edmonton’s Han­gar 14, the Second World War building now home to the Alberta ...

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Holiday greetings from our Executive Director

I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for all their efforts throughout the year. Over this past year there have been many changes to the museum not ...

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Image Gallery: Son of Wop May meets ‘Roy Brown and the Red Baron’

Wop May’s son, Denny, was guest of honour this past weekend at a meeting of two other First World War avation legends. Denny May, along with 250  others, attended the ...

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AAM founder makes special appearance at museum volunteer Christmas lunch

Museum volunteers attending our annual Christmas Lunch were treated to a special guest this week. Bill Cottrell, was president of the Alberta Aviation Museum almost 30 years ago, before it ...

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