Aircraft Grid Steering Compass – Type P8

Aircraft Grid Steering Compass – Type P8

The grid steering compasses (Type P8 to Type P11) were fitted in World War II era aircraft. They were used for course setting and reading, and as a check compass on aircraft fitted with a remote indicating compass. The compass body rests in an alcohol liquid and rests...
Fairchild F-56 Aerial Camera

Fairchild F-56 Aerial Camera

This camera may be the actual camera in the photo of the Vickers Vedette on the west wall, above this table. A type of aircraft used in Northern Saskatchewan for map-making purposes in the 1920’s. However, this camera’s purpose was originally used for damage...
Bubble Sextant

Bubble Sextant

A.M. (Air Ministry) Bubble Sextant – Mark IX 6B/151 (Brit Pats 48012 – 490621) Manufactured by Henry Hughes & Sons (Britain). The instrument is intended for use on aircraft for the purpose of navigation obtaining the altitude of the sun or other celestial...
The Shattered Prop

The Shattered Prop

The yellow airplanes in the museum hangar are all trainers, and all are tail wheel equipped. When pilots taxi too fast and have to brake quickly there is an excellent chance the aircraft nose will contact the ground or tarmac. The outer part of the blades shatters and...
Important: Change of Hours & New Entry to Museum

(Oct 1st to Apr 30th)

Open Wed to Sat,  9am to 4pm daily
Closed Sun, Mon & Tues

Pre-arranged Group Tours may be available upon request on closed days.

Entry

Effective August 1, 2020, the museum no longer has street-front access. Unfortunately, due to the economic impact of Covid-19, the museum has had to move all its activities to our unit at the rear of Hangar 5. The new entrance to the museum will be via the gate at the north side of the building. Signage with contact and entrance instructions is displayed. Please check back here for updates on our progress as we reorganize the museum. As always, contact us with any questions or to schedule a visit or a flight.