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Bomber Command Museum of Canada
2017 Engine Runs and Special Events




Date Event Information Lancaster
Merlin Engine
Run Times

Saturday, April 22


  2017 Season Kick-off Event
  Lancaster First Op. -75th Anniversary
  Special Presentation -Return of a Dambuster's Treasure


Poster
Background
11:00 am
2:00 pm

Saturday, May 13

  Hangar Hootenanny Expansion Fund Raiser
Poster
Auction Items
10:30 pm

Saturday, June 3

  Art Takes Flight - Exhibition and Sale
Poster
-

Saturday, June 10

  Western Canadian Regional Model Contest
Poster
Information
11:00 am
2:00 pm

Saturday, July 1

  Canada Day Engine Runs
-
11:00 am
2:00 pm

Saturday, July 22

  Bikes & Bombers
Poster
11:00 am
2:00 pm

Saturday, August 5

  Bomber Girls Contest
Poster
-

Monday, August 7

  Nanton Parade Day
-
2:00 pm

Friday, August 18

Saturday, August 19

  6 (RCAF) Bomber Group - 75th Commemoration
Poster
Background
Guest Speaker
10:00 pm (Fri)

11:00 am (Sat)
2:00 pm (Sat)

Friday, September 15

  Merlins at Night - (Lancaster Night Run)
-
9:00 pm

Saturday, September 16

  Halifax Recovery in Sweden -An Update
-
11:00 am
2:00 pm

October 12-14

  CAPA Conference
  (Canadian Aeronautical Preservation Association)
Planning Update
TBA

Lancaster Merlin Engine Run-ups are immediately followed by Run-ups of our Bristol Hercules 14 Cylinder Radial engine,
the type that powered some Lancasters, most Halifaxes and Wellingtons, and all Stirling Bombers.


* Engine run-ups are subject to the aircraft being serviceable and other factors *
Engine run times are subject to change.
Please confirm by visiting the website immediately prior to the date.




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