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Don Hamilton's Final Fly-By

Written by Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail on Monday, 08 August 2011 06:51.

Don-With-AircraftRecent Canadian Aviation Hall of Fame inductee and Air Spray Ltd. owner, Don Hamilton, has passed away in Edmonton at the age of 86. Please read on to learn more about his inspiring life and his many achievements.


Vancouver Airport's Turning 80!

Written by Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail on Monday, 18 July 2011 10:04.

Vancouver Airport Turning 80The Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is celebrating 80 years of operations this summer! Come find out more about the festivities July 22-23 and see photos of the terminal and aircraft from the past and present.



The Crash of KB914

Written by Hugh Halliday on Saturday, 09 July 2011 05:16.

The Crash of KB914Read about the sad fate of Lancaster KB914 and its nine crew members as it made its way to Canada after the Second World War, in Hugh Halliday's fascinating article in the Winter 2010 CAHS Journal.




CAHF Induction Dinner 2011

Written by John Chalmers on Wednesday, 08 June 2011 05:23.

bill-wheeler300x200On May 26th one of the CAHS's founding members and long-time Journal editor, Bill Wheeler (centre), was inducted into Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame. For more photos and details from that night, please read on.


National Aboriginal History Month

Written by Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail on Sunday, 05 June 2011 10:49.

fred gov general2010 300June is National Aboriginal History Month, and the CAHS would like to take a moment to explore (and celebrate) First Nations involvement in Canadian aviation.



Navy Tiger Moths

Written by Leo Pettipas on Tuesday, 24 May 2011 12:42.

8865 vgtgf dns 14607 2 news2010 marked the 100th anniversary of Canadian Naval Aviation, and so our Fall 2010 Journal featured several articles related to this fascinating subject. Leo Pettipas writes about just one aspect in his article on Navy Tiger Moths.



Cedric Mah: Chinese Canadian Air Hero

Written by Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail on Friday, 13 May 2011 06:40.

si-cedric-mah-newsreelMay is Asian Heritage Month and the CAHS would like to celebrate one of Canada's great pilots of Asian descent, Cedric Mah, who recently passed away. From battling prejudice in the RCAF, to flying "The Hump" during the Second World War, to bush flying in Canada's Northwest and Arctic, his career illuminates so many aspects of aviation history.