Category Archives: News

March/April edition of “In Formation”

In the March/April 2017 edition of In Formation: May-Gorman Airplanes Blatchford in the ‘Twenties and the Early Development of Bush Flying Wilmot Pettit: Uncovering the Story of a Courageous Relative Wallaby ...

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Video: Women of Aviation Worldwide Week celebration

The Alberta Aviation Museum celebrated aviation pioneers Lois Argue and Hazel Fausak at its Women of Aviation Worldwide Week celebration on March 11, 2017. Keynote speakers Captain Elizabeth Williams, 408 Squadron ...

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Image gallery: Women of Aviation Week event a great success

Members of Hazel Fausak’s family were beaming last Saturday (March 11) as more than 200 people filled the Alberta Aviation Museum to honour her memory. “She would be so thrilled,” ...

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Images from the Archives: Curtiss Stinson Special Restoration

In honour of Women of Aviation Worldwide Week, the museum is proud to post images of our Curtiss Stinson Special. Katherine Stinson was an American aviatrix who thrilled thousands, and ...

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Hazel Fausak Lois Argue Women of Aviation Worldwide Week

Museum to honour two pioneering women of aviation

Hazel Fausak and Lois Argue did not care that aviation was a male-dominated field when they signed up during World War II. So Fausak, from Evansburg, hopped on a train ...

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