CAHS 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.
This 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.
Our 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!
CAHS 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.
The 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!
February 23rd is Canada's National Aviation Day.
What will you do to mark our nation's rich aviation heritage?
To 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!