Aero Space Museum of Calgary

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Aero Space Museum of Calgary
Aero Space Museum of Calgary, October 2011.jpg
Aero Space Museum of Calgary is located in Calgary
Aero Space Museum of Calgary
Location in Calgary
Established 1975
Location 4629 McCall Way NE, Calgary, Alberta
Coordinates 51°05′39″N 114°00′47″W / 51.094167°N 114.013056°W / 51.094167; -114.013056
Director Brenda Blair
Public transit access C-Train to Whitehorn Station then Bus 57
Website www.asmac.ab.ca

The Aero Space Museum of Calgary is a museum in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The museum is located immediately south of the Calgary International Airport. Over 24 aircraft are on display, as well as 58 aeronautical engines.[1] A section details the Canadian space programs. Archives containing documents about aeronautics are also located on the premises.

History[edit]

The museum was founded in 1975 by aviation enthusiasts and former World War II pilots. It showcases the history of aviation and space technology of Western Canada.

A central War memorial stone slab and four other memorial slabs were erected by the Aircrew Association (Southern Alberta Branch) and the Aerospace Museum Association of Calgary. The plaque name the commonwealth air forces who trained in Calgary as part of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan during the Second World War: Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF); Royal Air Force (RAF); Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF); Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF). A In front of the slabs, a gravel mural of a Canadian roundel was painted. [2]

The Calgary Aerospace Museum erected a list of honour memorial dedicated to the Alberta Airmen who were killed in the Second World War. [3]

Aircraft on Display[4][edit]

Aircraft[edit]

Helicopters[edit]

The Museum is affiliated with CMA, CHIN, and Virtual Museum of Canada.

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