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Wop May’s son to help museum celebrate Blatchford 90th

Blatchford Field would likely never have come to be had it not for legenday bush pilot, Wilfred “Wop” May. “My dad was flying out of Mayfield, about a mile west ...

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Video: Wop May and Blatchford Field

This video will be part of the new Wop May exhibit being installed as part of the 90th Anniversary Celebrations of Blatchford Field. More information about the event can be ...

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Linus and Al steal the show at 418 gallery reopening

The storied history of Edmonton’s 418 Squadron was on display last Tuesday as the history gallery detailing the unit’s achievements reopened after a year of renovations. But the star of ...

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May/June 2017 edition of ‘”In Formation”

In the May/June 2017 edition of In Formation: Three Weeks in December 1928: Canada’s Experimental Prairie Air Mail Service Mitchell Memories Bush Pilots on the Northern Canadian Resource Frontier No.1 Squadron ...

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News Release: Pup’s parachute on display as former squadron re-opens history gallery

Leading Aircraftsman Butch had an air force rank, his own parachute, and flew dozens of hours with his Edmonton-based, Cold War-era squadron. But LAC Butch was a mutt, adopted by ...

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