Canadian Aviation Historical Society
51st National Convention and Annual General Meeting
June 4-7, 2014
Travelodge Hotel and Conference Centre, Regina
4177 Albert St.
CANADA'S AVIATION HISTORY: THE VIEW FROM THE WEST
Tel: 306.586.3443 Toll Free Reservations: (800) 578-7878
Use reservation code CGCAVH
Tentative Schedule for the 2014 Convention of the Canadian Aviation Historical Society
Wednesday June 4
Afternoon: National Board of Directors' meeting, followed by chapter presidents' meeting
1900h - Meet & greet reception for those attending the CAHS convention. SPECIAL PRESENTATION on Saskatchewan's aviation history by the Saskatchewan Aviation Council and the Saskatchewan Aviation Historical Society.
Thursday June 5
0800h - Bus tour to 15 Wing Moose Jaw. Lunch at the base.
PLEASE NOTE: 15 Wing Moose Jaw has two requirements: Visitors should wear proper footwear; that is, no open-toed shoes. Also, check with guides before taking photographs.
1330h - Tour of the Western Development Museum in Moose Jaw. Return to hotel by 1640h
1915h - CAHS Annual General Meeting in the hotel's main ballroom/meeting rooms.
Friday June 6
0900h -President's remarks, Greetings from the city: Councillor John Findura
0915-1030h - Rachel Lea Heide: Training Wings over Grain Elevators: British Commonwealth Air Training Plan Aerodromes Across the Prairies
1030h-1045h - Coffee break
1045-1200h - John Higenbottam: Relief Landing Fields of the BCATP
1200-1300h - Lunch
1300-1415h - Deana Driver: The Walter Williams Story -- a pioneer Prairie airman.
1415-1530h - Joel From: In Plain Site: A Biography of the RAF air base at Caron, SK
1530-1545h - Coffee break
1545-1700h - Bill Zuk: The inside story of For The Moment, a feature film on the BCATP
Saturday, June 7
0900-1015h - Bill Cameron: A Prairie Boy's War: From air cadet to a 38-year career in aviation with Canadian Pacific Airlines.
1015-1030h - Coffee break
1030-1145h - Russell Isinger: The Avro Arrow -- and why Dief made the right decision
1145-1300h - Lunch
1300-1415h - Linda Kort: Maurice Falloon, and his year in Burma with the RCAF's 436 (Transport) Squadron.
1415-1530h - John Chalmers: Who's who in Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame -- with a focus on Saskatchewan.
1530-1545h - Coffee break
1545-1700h - Richard Mayne: Keep them flying: The RCAF and the C-119 Flying Boxcar
1800h - Evening reception
1900h - Evening banquet speaker: Todd Lemieux, Chairman, Vintage Wings Canada flying museum
Sunday, June 8
Optional visit to the annual open house of the Regina Flying Club
Schedule is subject to change