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Bomber Command Museum of Canada
2006 Summer Event
* Twentieth Anniversary Celebration *

An outdoor pancake breakfast kicked off a full-day of celebration. During the breakfast military helicopters from No. 408 Squadron and the British Army landed to provide static displays for the day. The rear-turret was demonstrated to large crowds by Richard Adams, Maureen Love officially opened the new Pennemunde Display featuring her father's logbook, medals, photos and story, the Lancaster's starboard-inner was run-up, a Stearman and Tiger Moth flew by, and Tutor #177 was officially placed on display by Marg Liessens and Major Dan Robinson. Following the banquet, a slide show illustrating the twenty-year history of our museum was shown. Guest speakers were Don Pearsons, Director of History and Heritage for the Canadian Air Force and Dave Bashow, author of "No Prouder Place -Canadians and the Bomber Command Experience." Flypasts by a Snowbird-marked Tutor and an Expeditor were enjoyed and then the Merlin was run-up for a second time.




Major Dan Robinson, a young aviation enthusiast, and M.Cpl Tim Collis pose for a photo in front of Tutor #177.




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