History

History

Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame
Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame

Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame was formed to keep Canada’s aviation heroes, leaders, and innovators in the hearts and minds of Canadians.

History Jun 1, 2021
Neil J Armstrong
Neil J Armstrong

Neil J Armstrong, BASc, was born in Alvinston, Ontario on April 15, 1920.

Remembering the Pioneers Jun 1, 2021
Captain John Hedley
Captain John Hedley

The remarkable story of the "luckiest man alive."

Remembering the Pioneers Feb 1, 2021
Lost, but not forgotten
Lost, but not forgotten

On the evening of March 29, 1943. During World War II, a young crew of seven boarded their Short Stirling bomber, with serial BK716, for their third mission. The target was Berlin, a feared destination, because of the heavy anti-air defence. That night, BK716 disappeared. For decades, nobody knew what happened to the aircraft and her crew, until last year.

Military Dec 1, 2020
Sir Alliott Verdon Roe
Sir Alliott Verdon Roe

Edwin Alliott Verdon Roe was responsible for designing the first aircraft with an enclosed cabin and patented the control column. During World War I, thousands of AVRO 504 biplanes served in combat and as training aircraft.

Remembering the Pioneers Dec 1, 2020
Horatio Philips
Horatio Philips

Many inventors, including the Wright brothers, applied the principles discovered in Horatio Philips' experiments.

History Oct 1, 2020