National Air Force Museum of Canada

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National Air Force Museum of Canada
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National Air Force Museum of Canada is located in Canada
National Air Force Museum of Canada
National Air Force Museum of Canada
Established 1984
Location CFB Trenton in Trenton, Ontario
Coordinates 44°6′56.36″N 77°33′2.37″W / 44.1156556°N 77.5506583°W / 44.1156556; -77.5506583
Type Aviation museum
Website www.airforcemuseum.ca
National Air Force Museum of Canada exterior
Canadair CP-107 Argus at National Air Force Museum of Canada

The National Air Force Museum of Canada, formerly known as the RCAF Memorial Museum, is an aviation museum dedicated to preserving the history of the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) and is located on the west side of CFB Trenton in Trenton, Ontario.[1]

Opened April 1, 1984 on the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the RCAF, it is home to a large collection of RCAF aircraft and artifacts.

The museum is a permanent archive which collects, preserves and displays Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) memorabilia, photographs, paintings and documents as a lasting tribute and memorial to all the men and women who served our nation in the RCAF and its predecessor organizations.[2]

Collection[edit]

Memorials[edit]

There are 29 memorials and cairns dedicated to RCAF squadrons and units:

Affiliations[edit]

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The National Air Force Museum of Canada (2010). "The National Air Force Museum of Canada — formerly known as the RCAF Memorial Museum". Retrieved 12 October 2010. 
  2. ^ A-AD-266-000/AG-001 Canadian Forces Museums –Operations and Administration 2002-04-03

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