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Squadron Pennant Comes Home

Written by Carl Mills on Thursday, 07 April 2011 12:34.

110-squadron-flag-news300x200CAHS Member Carl Mills discovered the 110 (400) Squadron pennant in 2010. After “many telephone calls and some luck,” he found the 71-year-old original in Albany, NY just in time for the squadron’s 80th anniversary next year. Read about his experience and the history behind it.

 

 

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Rockcliffe Flying Club Celebrates 50 Years

Written by Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail on Wednesday, 06 April 2011 16:15.

rfc50th-news300x200This year one of our partners, the Rockcliffe Flying Club, is celebrating 50 years as the place "where friends come to fly." Ever been a member? They're planning a reunion for May 13-15 in Ottawa, ON and would love to hear from you.

 

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Bomber Command Museum

Written by Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail on Wednesday, 02 March 2011 10:52.

grandpa lanc-group-shot-newOur featured partner this month is the Bomber Command Museum located in Nanton, AB. This year the group that started it all - the Nanton Lancaster Society - is celebrating its 25th Anniversary. Congratulations!

 

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Black Canadians in the RCAF

Written by Mathias Joost on Sunday, 06 February 2011 15:31.

rockedit2CAHS member Mathias Joost is currently researching the fascinating history of Black Canadians in the RCAF during the Second World War. Take a moment to find out more about their stories.

 

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2011 Convention a Huge Success!

Written by Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail on Saturday, 05 February 2011 07:34.

dmc tom newsThe 2011 Convention, which was held in Edmonton, Alberta from 22-26 June, brought together over 100 speakers and attendees from across Canada to explore the aviation history of Edmonton, Alberta and the North.

 

Click the "Continue Reading" link to for a few more photos to see what you missed, or to reminisce over if you were lucky enough to be there!

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National Aviation Day

Written by Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail on Saturday, 05 February 2011 07:19.

fokker ccc7edit2February 23rd is Canada's National Aviation Day.

What will you do to mark our nation's rich aviation heritage?



 

 

 

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Vancouver Chapter Meeting

Written by Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail on Saturday, 05 February 2011 06:55.

canso-11042web-editTo see more amazing photos of flying boats and amphibians, check out the Vancouver Chapter's meeting on Tuesday, February 8th.  Keith Wade will be dipping into his considerable collection as will Jerry Vernon, who will be bringing shots of RCAF Cansos and Albatrosses at Vancouver Airport in the early 1960s.

Fore more details, check out their Chapter page!