Canadian Museum of Flight
1998 (current location)
|Location||Langley Regional Airport in Langley, British Columbia, Canada.|
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 artefacts.
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. Over the Summer of 2012, a rebuilt replica wing was fixed to the root and is now open for public display once again.
List of aircraft displayed :
- Avro Canada CF-100 Canuck Mk.3B
- Beechcraft 3NMT Expeditor (C-45)
- Bowlus Bumblebee BB1
- Canadair (Lockheed) T-33AN Silver Star
- Canadair CT-114 Tutor (Snowbird)
- Canadian Quickie 1 (Homebuilt)
- Conair Firecat
- Douglas DC-3 "CF-PWH" "Spirit of the Skeena"
- de Havilland DH100 Vampire Mk3
- de Havilland DH82C Tiger Moth (Flying condition)
- Fleet 16B Finch MkII (Flying condition)
- Handley Page Hampden
- Lockheed CF-104D Starfighter
- North American Harvard Mk IIB (Flying condition)
- Mignet "Pou du Ciel"
- Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5a (7/8 Replica) (Flying condition)
- Sikorsky S-55
- Sopwith Camel (Replica)
- Struchen Ultralight Helicopter
- Waco AQC-6 (Flying condition)
- Waco INF (Flying condition)
- Westland Lysander Mk III
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