History

Learn about the history of aviation in Saskatchewan

Cherry Red Airline Ltd

Cherry Red Airline Ltd

Cherry Red Airline, also known as the Cherry Air Service, was the first airline in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. The company founded by Norman Cherry and H. Holroyde in 1928. Cherry had noticed an...

The “Dead Penny”

The “Dead Penny”

The Memorial Plaque was issued after the First World War (WWI) to the next-of-kin of all British and Empire service personnel who were killed. The plaque 4.75 inches (120 mm) in diameter, were cast...

M & C Aviation Co Ltd

M & C Aviation Co Ltd

M & C Aviation was founded in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, in 1930 by private pilots Richmond Mayson and Angus Campbell. They soon moved their firm to Prince Albert, where it flew chartered flights...

Saskatchewan Government Airways (SGA)

Saskatchewan Government Airways (SGA)

Saskatchewan Government Airways – the government owned commercial airline, was formed through Order In Council No. 1200/47 on August 15, 1947. The governments goal was to use aircraft to open the...

The BCATP In Saskatchewan

The BCATP In Saskatchewan

The Saskatchewan Aviation Historical Society Inc. produced a 45 Minute documentary in 2016 on the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan in Saskatchewan (BCATP).  It explains what Saskatchewan...

British Commonwealth Air Training Program

One of the first and most important contributions our country would make to the war (WWII) effort would be the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan (BCATP). 17 December 1939 - The British...

Memorial Plaques

Memorial Plaques

Canadianfallenheroes.com is a charity designed to commemorate Canada’s war dead. Several times a year the organization produces new plaques memorializing Saskatchewan RCAF members killed in war or...

Important: New Entry to Museum

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.