National Air Force Museum of Canada
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National Air Force Museum of Canada
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Canadair CP-107 Argus at National Air Force Museum of Canada

The National Air Force Museum of Canada, formerly known as the RCAF Memorial Museum, is an aviation museum dedicated to preserving the history of the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) and is located on the west side of CFB Trenton in Trenton, Ontario.[1]

Opened April 1, 1984 on the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the RCAF, it is home to a large collection of RCAF aircraft and artifacts.

The museum is a permanent archive which collects, preserves and displays Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) memorabilia, photographs, paintings and documents as a lasting tribute and memorial to all the men and women who served our nation in the RCAF and its predecessor organizations.[2]

Collection

Handley Page Halifax Mk. VII

Memorials

There are 29 memorials and cairns dedicated to RCAF squadrons and units:

Affiliations

The museum is affiliated with: CMA, CHIN, OMMC and Virtual Museum of Canada.

See also

References

  1. ^ The National Air Force Museum of Canada (2010). "The National Air Force Museum of Canada -- formerly known as the RCAF Memorial Museum". Retrieved 2010.
  2. ^ A-AD-266-000/AG-001 Canadian Forces Museums -Operations and Administration 2002-04-03

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