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.

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Cheetah IX

The Armstrong Siddeley Cheetah IX was one in a long line of successful engines whose basic design had remained unchanged since 1919. The Cheetah IX was used to power the…

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Gypsy I

The Gipsy engine was developed in 1927 by De Havilland Aircraft Co and was the company's first engine. The prototype demonstrated its potential when it was tested in a low…

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Gypsy Major-1C

The de Havilland Gipsy Major-1C replaced the Gipsy III version of the engine. The engine established a solid reputation for reliability and long-life. These engines were used in a variety…

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Gpysy Queen

This de Havilland built engine was initially designated the "Gipsy Six." The RAF began referred to it as the Gipsy Queen and de Havilland eventually adopted the name. The engine…

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Jacobs L-6 MB

  The "Shakin Jake" or "Shaky Jake," as it was known as during World War II, was the largest American built seven cylinder radial built during the war. In Canada,…

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Kinner B-5

The company name Kinner is synonymous with the five cylinder radial and the design of this American built engine dates back to 1919. They ran with a heavy, throbbing vibration,…

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Orenda-8

This Canadian designed and manufactured engine was built at Malton, Ontario. The engine was built for the only Canadian designed jet fighter to see operational use, the CF-100 Canuck. Named…

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