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CAM Welcomes Vintage Wings of Canada’s First Flying Visit of the Summer

June 5, 2009 - On Sunday June 7 at 11:00 a.m., visitors to the Canada Aviation Museum can  travel back in time and experience the sounds and smells of vintage aircraft in its natural element as Mr. Rob Erdos flies in the Vintage Wings of Canada’s elegant Beech Staggerwing D-17S biplane from the golden age of aviation. 


June 5, 2009
Carey Fredericks

June 5, 2009On Sunday June 7 at 11:00 a.m., visitors to the Canada Aviation Museum
can
 
travel back in
time and experience the sounds and smells of vintage aircraft in its natural
element as Mr.
Rob Erdos flies in the Vintage Wings of Canada’s elegant Beech
Staggerwing D-17S
biplane from the golden age of aviation.
 

This first visit
of the Museum’s new season of Vintage Wings of Canada Sunday Flying 
Visit Program will
certainly be inspiring as the 1943 aircraft that will touch ground at the
Museum served as
military transport during the Second World War. One Sunday per
 
month, from June
to September, the foundation aviators will not only fly in a living piece
 
of our aviation
heritage, but will also interact with visitors to give them an idea of
just
 
what it feels like
to fly these unique time capsules.

Vintage Wings of
Canada is a not-for-profit foundation devoted to preserving and

operating the largest
collection of airworthy vintage aircraft in Canada. Their goal is to

inspire and educate
future generations about the historical significance of our aviation

heritage and to
demonstrate these aircraft are more than just metal, fabric, and wood

artefacts.
Stay in touch to
find out more information on future Sunday Flying Visits and other

Museum events and
activities. Visit our website at www.aviation.technomuses.ca.

The Canada Aviation
Museum is Canada
's
finest aviation museum with an internationally

renowned aeronautical
collection. The Museum, a component of the Canada Science and

Technology Museum
Corporation, is located at the intersection of Aviation and

Rockcliffe Parkways,
just 10 minutes from Parliament Hill.

General Information 613
993-2010 or 1 800 463-2038


Canada Aviation Museum Web Site www.aviation.technomuses.ca

Vintage Wings of Canada Web Site
www.vintagewings.ca


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