Category Archives: News

News Release: Pup’s parachute on display as former squadron re-opens history gallery

Leading Aircraftsman Butch had an air force rank, his own parachute, and flew dozens of hours with his Edmonton-based, Cold War-era squadron. But LAC Butch was a mutt, adopted by ...

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Blatchford Tales Oral History Project collecting new stories

Aviation pioneers Rae Churchill and Chris Falconer both had an early brush with aeronautical history. Both men told their stories to our Blatchford Tales Oral History Project, which resumed in ...

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Museum volunteers recognized at BBQ

Volunteers at the Alberta Aviation Museum contributed more than 10,500 hours of work in 2016 — equivalent to 1,250 employee-days of work. And last Thursday the museum said “thank you” ...

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Image Gallery: More background banners installed

Last week was an important one for the revitalization of the museum exhibits. Three more banners were installed behind the Cranwell, the Stinson and the Norseman. The crew from Hi ...

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Signs, signs, lots of new signs

We have been busy at the museum improving our signage. Much of if was old, haphazard and some exhibits lacked proper details to help people understand what they are seeing. ...

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