Canadian Museum of Flight

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Canadian Museum of Flight
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Established1977
LocationLangley, British Columbia, Canada
Websitewww.canadianflight.org

The Canadian Museum of Flight (formally the Canadian Museum of Flight Association since 1998) is an aviation museum at the Langley Regional Airport in Langley, British Columbia, Canada. The museum has over 25 civilian and military jets, piston driven engine aircraft, gliders, and helicopters on display, six of which have been restored to flying condition. Other displays include an aviation art gallery and aviation artifacts.

Hampden bomber[edit]

The museum's Handley Page Hampden is the last of its type in existence. The aircraft was used in coastal patrol on the BC coast in World War II and crashed offshore in 1942. It was recovered in 1985 and was restored over a twenty-year period. The rare aircraft is stored outdoors, and on 26 December 2008, an especially heavy snowfall broke the left wing spars. This caused the wing to separate from the fuselage.[1]

Collection[edit]

Airplanes[edit]

Plane Serial
Avro Canada CF-100 Canuck 18138
Beechcraft Model 18
Bristol Bolingbroke
Canadair CT-114 Tutor
Canadair Quickie
Conair Firecat
de Havilland Tiger Moth C1178
de Havilland Vampire EEP42376
Douglas DC-3
Fleet Finch 542
Fleet Canuck 220
Handley Page Hampden P5436
North American Harvard 07-144
Lockheed F-104 Starfighter
Lockheed T-33
Mignet Pou-du-Ciel
Nelson Dragonfly 506
Radioplane BTT
North American P-51 Mustang (2/3-scale replica)
Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5 (7/8-scale replica)
Sopwith Camel (replica)
Sopwith Pup (replica)
Boeing-Stearman Model 75 75 523
Waco AQC-6 4646
Waco INF 3324
Westland Lysander 1194

Helicopters[edit]

Plane Serial
Bensen B-8
Sikorsky H-19 Chickasaw 53-4414
Struchen Ultralight

Affiliations[edit]

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

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 49°05′58″N 122°37′34″W / 49.099394°N 122.626068°W / 49.099394; -122.626068

References[edit]

  1. ^ Niles, Russ (January 2009). "Snowfall Snaps Wing Off Rare Vintage Plane". Retrieved 2009-01-05.

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