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August 09, 2017 - 8th Annual Golf Tournament

The Air Force Museum seventh Annual Golf Tournament will be held at SilverWing golf course on the 9th of August 2017. Registration will occur from 1000 to 1245 hours with a Shotgun start kicking off the tournament at 1300 hours. A beef dinner will be served shortly after completion of play followed by a live auction and a draw for door prizes. Tournament prizes will be awarded for low gross, 1st, 2nd and 3rd low net scores. One can register online using the golf registration form located under "Upcoming Events" on this website or alternatively by calling 403 410-2340 Ext 2660

 

 

September 20, 2015

The Air Force Museum and 783 (Calgary) Wing will host the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain.  Come out and mark this important milestone of the Second World War and Canada's participation. 

Exclusive Battle of Britain paintings by Mark Bromley

September 2015

Grand Opening of the Cold War Exhibit

We are pleased to let you know the development of the Cold War Exhibit is well underway and we anticipate that it will open in the September of 2015.  Plan to come out and see the largest project taken on by your Air Force Museum since we started our operation.

More On the Way

We have now acquired a CF-86 Sabre  Number 338 for our Cold War Display.  It has arrived and the process of preparing has now been completed.  Pictured here are Gerry Morrison, John Ink and Dick Kiser.

 

New Paint Job for Our Monument

We have completed the paint of the CF-5 and are just waiting for the new decals to be installed.  This is a plan for this spring.

 

New tactical paint job for our CF-5

 

 

Cold War Exhibit Taking Shape

 

The New CF-18 Simulator is delivered and the 1AMS Crew that assisted with our project.

Our ever expanding display is coming together with the addition of the Hardened Aircraft Shelters (HAS) being completed and now the aircraft are being placed inside.

Our CF-18 being moved into the HAS

Our CF-104 Set in the HAS for display

March 1, 2014- Search and Rescue

March 1 will mark the museum's tribute and opening of our display for the Men and Women who served with the Canadian Search and Rescue role in the Canadian Forces. 

May 12 - AFMA Starts a New Era

Phil Sprung President of Sprung Instant Structures accepts cheque from Don Matthews Chairman to start construction of the Cold War Exhibit.

July 24, 2014 - Valour Canada Makes Major Contribution

Our museum has received a $250,000 from Valour Canada to support the Cold War Exhibit due to open fall 2015.  The exhibit will consist of two Hardened Aircraft Shelters (HAS) in the style from the second world war.  They will house a F-86 Sabre, CF-104  and a CF-18 Hornet as representative aircraft from the Cold War era. 

Pictured here is Tom Leppard, President of Valour Canada presenting the check to Gerry Morrison