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Although the museum’s collection of aircraft has grown significantly over the years, the Society remains focused on its goals of honouring those who served with Bomber Command and the BCATP.

North American Harvard

During World War II, and for some years afterwards, the distinctive snarl of the Harvard was a familiar sound in Canadian skies. Recognized as one of the most outstanding aircraft…

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Westland Lysander
[ Photo courtesy Dave Cheeseman]

Westland Lysander

Designed as an army co-operation aircraft, the Lysander first flew in 1936. During the spring of 1940, Lysander squadrons fought in Belgium and France. It soon became apparent that the…

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De Haviland Tiger Moth
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De Haviland Tiger Moth

A British design, the de Havilland DH 82 Tiger Moth first flew in 1931. It was operated by the Royal Air Force, the Royal Canadian Air Force, and in many…

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Canadair CT-114 Tutor
[ In-flight photos above courtesy #15 Wing Moose Jaw ]

Canadair CT-114 Tutor

The Canadair CT-114 Tutor is a Canadian-built jet trainer that was used by Canada's air force to train pilots from 1963 until 2000 when it was replaced by the CT-156…

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T-33
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T-33

The T-33 is an American designed plane which was developed by Lockheed. It evolved from one of the earliest jet aircraft, the single seat F-80 "Shooting Star" which first flew…

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Our Museum’s Collection
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Our Museum’s Collection

Although the museum's collection of aircraft has grown significantly over the years, the Society remains focussed on its goals of honouring those who served with Bomber Command and the BCATP.…

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Bristol Hercules

The Hercules was first produced by the Bristol Engine Company in 1939. It is a 14 cylinder, two-row, supercharged, air-cooled, radial engine with a displacement of 38.7 litres. The Hercules…

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Rolls-Royce Merlin 224
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Rolls-Royce Merlin 224

The Battle of Britain was won by the RAF's Fighter Command and the air war then taken to the Nazis by Bomber Command. None of this would have been possible…

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BCATP Vehicles
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BCATP Vehicles

Aerodrome Crash Truck 1942 Ford (Six Wheel Drive) Trucks such as this served on all British Commonwealth Air Training Plan bases in Canada during World War II. They were ready…

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Allison V-1710
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Allison V-1710

The Allison V-1710 was the only American built, liquid-cooled engine to see service during WW II. Originally developed to power dirigibles, the design was modified in 1935 for use in…

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Bristol Mercury XV
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Bristol Mercury XV

The Bristol Airplane Company is probably best known for its larger "sleeve valve" engines such as the 1675 h.p. Hercules which powered the four engined Halifax bomber and Lancaster Mk.…

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