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Lest We Forget

Written by Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail on Monday, 07 November 2011 14:12.

Lest we ForgetTake a moment to learn about some of the ways Canadians are preserving and celebrating the experiences of veterans this Remembrance Day.


Aviation Museum Needs Your Help

Written by Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail on Monday, 07 November 2011 13:31.

JH Mossie working-on-engine

The Canadian Air & Space Museum in Toronto is facing closure and eviction from its historic Second World War location at Downsview. Please take a moment to explore the site past and present and learn about this heritage issue.


Aviation History in Canada's North

Written by Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail on Saturday, 08 October 2011 12:54.

B.C. Yukon Air Service HangarRead an excerpt from Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail's "Side Trips and Sideslips: In Search of Aviation History in Canada's Northwest" from the Spring 2011 Journal.


An Evening With Historian Norman Leach

Written by Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail on Saturday, 08 October 2011 12:16.

Norman LeachOn September 20, the Manitoba Chapter of the Canadian Aviation Historical Society sponsored a visit from Norman Leach, one of Canada’s foremost authors and historians, held at the Western Canada Aviation Museum.


October is Women's History Month

Written by Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail on Tuesday, 06 September 2011 08:58.

Lady Rosella BjornsonTake a moment to read highlights from Canadian women's fascinating accomplishments in military and civilian aviation, as well as to find out how the CAHS's first female president was recently honoured!


B-25 Mitchell Bomber Rollout in Edmonton

Written by John Chalmers on Saturday, 03 September 2011 05:28.

B-25On September 3, No. 418 (City of Edmonton) Squadron Association and the Alberta Aviation Museum rolled out a restored B-25 Mitchell Bomber in honour of that Sqaudron's 70th anniversary. 418 is not the only one celebrating this milestone, however: 2011 is the 70th anniversary 17 others, as well as the Royal Canadian Air Force - Women's Division.


Midnight Sun Float Plane Fly-in

Written by Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail on Tuesday, 09 August 2011 07:01.

Midniight Sun Float Fly-inThe Midnight Sun Float Plane Fly-In took place July 22-24 in spectacular Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. It was a weekend full of vintage aircraft, flying legends like Max Ward and "Buffalo" Joe McBryan, and aviation enthusiasts from around the world - and was largely organized by CAHS members!