Category Archives: News

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 ...

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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 ...

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Restoring the Russian Connection

Don Hitsman and Mark Crompton are volunteering their talents and their time to rebuild a little-known piece of Edmonton’s World War II history. Beginning in 1941, 8,000 American war planes ...

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Happy Birthday Tony Cashman, thank you Terry Champion, and PWA crash cleanup

There have been a lot of interesting things happening at the museum over the last couple of weeks. Tony Cashman’s 95th birthday If you don’t know Tony Cashman, check out ...

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Red Baron’s last flight remembered 100 years later

The death of World War I’s most famous and deadly flying ace was remembered Saturday at the Alberta Aviation Museum. Although the event happened 7,000 kilometres away and long before ...

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