Category Archives: News

Video: Installing the Mosquito diorama

We are very proud of the team that installed the new diorama behind the deHavilland Mosquito. It took planning, dedication and more than a week of solid effort by a ...

Read More

Volunteer ingenuity and teamwork take museum exhibit to new heights

What do you do when you want to erect a 20-foot high facade in a historic hangar which you are not allowed to alter? You call on Alberta Aviation Museum’s ...

Read More

In Formation: Katherine Stinson delivers Edmonton’s first airmail

Editors note: Last week marked the 100th anniversary of the Katherine Stinson’s first airmail flight in Western Canada.  Historian Neil Taylor, wrote this piece about the young American aviatrix for ...

Read More

Celebrating 100 years of airmail in Western Canada

This week marks 100 years since Katherine Stinson flew a sack of 259 letters from Calgary to Edmonton. The July 9, 1918 flight was the first airmail delivery in Western ...

Read More

News Release: Aviation Museum marks 100 years since first airmail flight in Alberta

It’s hard to believe in this day of instant messaging, but at the turn of the 20th century mail delivery tooks weeks or even months. All that began to change ...

Read More