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Past Meetings

April 1, 2017:  Martin Keenan, Historian – "Research and Presidential Aircraft - The new gallery of the National Museum of the USAF"


Dave Rohrer


Leon Evans


Don Schofield

Saturday, March 4, 2017:  Dave Rohrer, President & CEO, Canadian Warplane Heritage – "2014 U.K. Lancaster Bomber Tour"  

February 4, 2017:  David Waechter, Author – "Flight Test: The Avro Arrow and a Career in Aeronautical Engineering"

December 3, 2016:  Hella Comat – "Competition Aerobatics"

November 5, 2016:  Ted Lowrey, Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum "Prisoner of War Interviews"

October 1, 2016:  Chris Hargreaves, Historian – "Earl Hand - Toronto's Forgotten Aviation Pioneer"

May 1, 2016:  Jack Ford, WWII RCAF Photographer and Don Connolly, Renowned Canadian Artist

April 2, 2016:  Martin Keenan, X-Plane Historian – "The X-15"

Mar 5, 2016:  Tim Speed – "The Battle of Britain"

Feb 6, 2016:  Earl Smith – "World War I - A Fight for the Skies"

Dec 5, 2015:  Eddie Jara – "Model Aeronautics Association of Canada"

Nov 7, 2015:  Bill Cumming – "The Air Cadet League of Canada"

Oct 3, 2015:  Dr. H. Robert Galway – "The Early Airfields of Toronto: de Lesseps to deHavilland and Beyond"

May 3, 2015:  John Bertram – "The United States Army Air Force Recruiting Program WWII"

April 11, 2015:  Mr. Hugh M. Neeson, Mr. Roy Lindberg, Niagara Aerospace Museum “The X-Planes"

March 7, 2015:  Pat Hanna, President, Canadian Harvard Aircraft Association – “The Harvard at 75"

February 7, 2015:  Author, David S. New – “An Ordinary Hero: The Story of David Goldberg WWII Canadian Spitfire Pilot"

December 6, 2014:  Dr. Robert D. Galway – “Captain Wm. Roy Maxwell – The Forgotten Pilot of Canada’s North"

November 1, 2014:  Author & Historian Ted Barris – “The Great Escape – a Canadian Story"

October 4, 2014:  Dr. Walter Dorn – “Air Power in UN Operations: Wings for Peace"

May 4, 2014:  Brigadier - General Paul A. Hayes, OMM, CD – “Tactical Training of the Luftwaffe Postwar on the Canadair Sabre"

April 5, 2014:  Mr. Sam Longo AME, A&P – “Selected Readings & Discussions from a Veteran AME"

March 1, 2014:  Major Clint Mowbray, RCAF – “Air Force Search & Rescue (SAR) Operations"

February 1, 2014:  LCol Paul Johnston – “Original Canadian Air Division: Canada's Astonishing Contribution to Cold war NATO in Europe"

December 7, 2013:  Richard Pyves – “Night Madness, A Rear Gunner’s Story Of Love, Courage And Hope in World War II"

November 2, 2013:  Randall Wakelam, Assistant Professor History, Royal Military College – “Cold War Fighters: Fighter Procurement with a Canadian Solution"

October 5, 2013:  Chris Colton, Executive Director, The National Air Force Museum – “Canada’s Air Force Museum, Past and Present"

May 5, 2013:  Captain Robert Pearson (Ret’d) Air Canada – “Gliding Excellence” - The Gimli Glider Story"

April 13, 2013:  Col Gerry Gilroy CD, RCAF (Ret’d) – “My Vampire Experiences”

March 9, 2013:  Richard Banigan – “Canada's New Fighter Comparisons”

February 9, 2013:  Dr. Richard Goette – “Billy Bishop as a Squadron Commander: Success or Failure”

December 8, 2012:  Mr. Patrick Keenan – “Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum “The First Forty Years” 1972 - 2012”

November 10, 2012:  Caitlin McWilliams, CAHS National Vice - President – “Nose Art”

October 13, 2012:  Mr. Peter Dixon Lt, RCN (Ret’d) CD, MA, BA, Cms – “The Unknown War / Battle of the St. Lawrence”

May 6, 2012:  Dr. IIya Grinberg and Mr. Hugh M. Neeson – “Bell P-39Q Airacobra Comes Home to Buffalo”

April 14, 2012:  Dr. Walter Dorn, Professor, Canadian Forces College – “Dropping Bombs and Firing Rockets: Robust UN Peacekeeping in the Congo, 1960’s and Today”

March 10, 2012:  Rob Godwin, Space Expert, Music / Film Producer, Author & Publisher – “Creating New Lunar Images”

February 11, 2012:  Dr. Richard Goette and Dr. Geoff Hayes – “Closing the Mid – Atlantic Air Gap: A Strategic, Operational and Personal Reflection”

December 17, 2011:  Gene Manion, Author – “Flying on the Edge”, Bush Flying in Newfoundland & Labrador

November 19, 2011:  Glad Bryce, Author – “First In Last Out”, The RCAF, Women’s Division and Nursing Sisters in World War II

October 22, 2011:  Keith R. Hyde – “The Rolls-Royce Merlin Story”

May 14, 2011:  Charles Petersen – “Freedom’s Wings Canada”, Providing people with disabilities the opportunity to fly

April 9, 2011:  Ted Barris, Author and Historian, The BCATP Story – “The Aerodrome of Democracy”

March 12, 2011:  Richard Banigan, Author & Historian, “Postwar Canadian Lancasters”

 

February 12, 2011:  Alan C. Dares, B.A, C.T.M, A.T.P.L., and Gary Del Bel Belluz “Light Sport Aircraft (LSA’s) in Canada”

December 18, 2010:  Wally Adam & Bruce Gall, Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, “Buffalo 115461 - Tragedy to Tribute”

November 20, 2010:  Canadian Forces Captain Tim Brodie, MMM, CD, ACC, "The History of 436 Transport Squadron"

October 16, 2010:  Canadian Forces Captain Tim Brodie, MMM, CD, ACC, "RCAF Aircraft Detection Corps of WWII"

 

May 15, 2010:  Frank Harvey, AHFC, "McDonnell Douglas in Canada"

 

  April 11, 2010:  Edward Peter Soye, "Canadian War Trophies"

March 13, 2010:  Rick & Derek Hammond, "The Jet Aircraft Museum, London Ontario"

February 13, 2010:  Eric Dumigan, "Airshow & Aviation Photography"