About the Canadian Aviation Society

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Written by Bill Rowsell on 14 August 2010.

The Canadian Aviation Historical Society is the oldest and largest organization in the world dedicated to the celebration and documentation of Canada's flying heritage. Members receive the CAHS Journal, Canada's premier aviation history magazine, regular newsletters, and an invitation to participate in the local activities of 11 regional chapters.

Dedicated to the Preservation of Canada’s Flying Heritage

Objectives as stated in our Federal Charter:

* To support and encourage research into Canadian aeronautical history, to foster the collection and dissemination of knowledge.
* To stimulate interest in and to further the appreciation and understanding of the influence of aviation on Canada’s development and in the world.

The CAHS was founded in 1962 by Canadian Aviation enthusiasts from the Toronto area receiving a Federal Charter in 1963. Now after 45 years with Chapters from Vancouver Island, BC to Halifax, NS the CAHS remains the primary source of information and research on Canada’s rich aviation history.

The covers displayed on the this page are a sample of what is contained in each quarterly Journal. Click on the images for more information.