Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Coordinates: 49°54′14″N 99°56′33″W / 49.903786°N 99.942488°W / 49.903786; -99.942488

Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum
Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum logo.jpg
Location Brandon, Manitoba
Website http://www.airmuseum.ca/

The Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum is an aviation museum located at Brandon Municipal Airport, Brandon, Manitoba. It is dedicated to the memory of the airmen from the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan, who trained at World War II air stations across Canada. The museum in stage 1 of redevelopment, which will see it restored to include the main hangar, medical building, chapel, H-hut aircrew barracks, motor pool building, canteen and interpretive center.

The museum contains several World War II aircraft, displays of navigation, pilot, bombardier, ground crew and transport equipment, various artifacts and a gift shop. The Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum is on the Canadian Register of Historic Places.[1]

Collection[edit]

Airplanes[edit]

Plane Serial
Avro Anson 12518
Avro Anson
Beechcraft Model 18
Bristol Bolingbroke 9059
Bristol Bolingbrooke (located at Comfort Inn) 9944
Cessna Crane
de Havilland Tiger Moth
Fairchild Cornell
Fleet Fort
Hawker Hurricane 5461
North American Harvard
Stinson 108
Westland Lysander

Vehicles[edit]

Vehicle Type
1940 Chrysler staff car
1940 Chevrolet staff car
1942 Ford fuel tender
1942 Ford 1/x ton general service
1944 Ford 6x6 crash truck
Ford tractor tow
Jeep utility

Gallery[edit]

Affiliations[edit]

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]