2015 CAHS Convention AnnouncementHamilton, Ontario

Mark your calendar! The Canadian Aviation Historical Society (CAHS) will be holding its 52nd National Convention and Annual General Meeting in Hamilton, Ontario, on 17-21 June 2015 at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel.

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The theme of the convention is "Celebrating Canada's Aviation Industry" and sessions will explore the rich history of Canada's civilian and military aerospace industry. Our team is preparing the convention program which will be open to everyone – university students, professionals in aviation or heritage industries, historians and aviation enthusiasts of every kind. A formal open Call for Papers/Presentations will be sent out in a few weeks' time.

Canadian Warplane Heritage MuseumA trip to Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum for its annual Father's Day weekend flying event is planned in addition to the presentations and other aviation-related events and activities.

Preliminary arrangements are still in the works but keep an eye on and the e-Newsletter for upcoming details, contact information, schedule, and registration information. The Call for Presentations can be found below.

We look forward to seeing you in Hamilton in June!


Richard Goette and Jim Bell
CAHS 2015 Convention Co-Chairs

Hotel Information

The convention will be held at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel in Hamilton, where a block of rooms has been put aside for convention attendees at a special convention rate of $145 per night for 17-21 June. You may make your reservation by calling their Reservation Line, 1-800-MARRIOTT and identifying yourself as members of the "Canadian Aviation Historical Society group." Reservations must be received on or before Monday 18 May 2015.

Alternative accommodations are available at Mohawk College. The rate is $79.95 (single and double) and rooms will be held until June 5th, after which they will be released to the public. Contacts:; (905) 385-3200;


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The convention will culminate in the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum's annual Skyfest event (tickets to Skyfest will be included as part of the convention registration package - registration information will be available soon).


Call for Presentations

The Call for Presentations deadline was 15 February 2015. To view the Call for Presentations article, please click here.



The CAHS would like to thank the generous support of our sponsors:

tourism hamilton John C Munroe Hamilton International Airport
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Aviation World CAE
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