Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame - Wetaskiwin, Alberta
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Quick Description: Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame can be found 2 km. west of Highway 2A on Highway 13 in Wetaskiwin. It is part of the fabulous Reynolds Alberta Museum.
Location: Alberta, Canada
Date Posted: 10/29/2013 10:54:59 AM
Waymark Code: WMJCE1
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Min Dawg
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Long Description:
When I was a boy growing up in rural Alberta, Stan Reynolds was already a legendary pack rat. Reynolds began by accumulating old cars, trucks, tractors and agricultural equipment when nobody else wanted them, and by 1955 an impromptu private museum (The Reynolds Museum) was opened to exhibit some of his collection.

In 1992 the Reynolds-Alberta Museum opened, now owned and operated by the Province of Alberta. Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame is the on-site partner of the Reynolds - Alberta Museum in Wetaskiwin. Its collection of over 70 vintage aircraft is the second largest of its kind in Canada. Much of the collection is from the original Reynolds collection.

The collection attempts to concentrate on aircraft important to the aviation history of Canada. It includes C1347, a Curtiss JN-4C Jenny, one of the first aircraft to fly in Canada, 5418, a Hawker Hurricane XII flown by Canadians in WWII, 104763, a Lockheed CF-104 Starfighter flown by the Canadian Air Force, 114076/12, a Canadair CT-114 Tutor as flown by the Snowbirds, etc., etc. The museum has bush planes, WWI and WWII aircraft, early air freight and passenger airplanes and notable personal aircraft.

Most of the collection is indoors, with a few of the largest ones being outside beside the main building.

Here are some of the aircraft in the collection:

CF-AHY	American Eagle A101
CF-CDV	Avro Avian IVM
18759	Avro CF-100 Mk.3B Canuck
CF-DTE	Beech D17S
CF-DCH	Bellanca 31-55A
C-GYQS	Bristol 170 Freighter 31M
116815	Canadair CF-116 Freedomfighter
114076	Canadair CT-114 Tutor
19200	Canadair Sabre 3
CF-NEV	Cessna C-37 Airmaster
C1347	Curtiss JN-4C Jenny
CF-ALZ	Curtiss Robin C-1
CF-AYG	de Havilland DH87A Hornet Moth
17071	de Havilland Vampire F.3
C-FIAE	Douglas C-47 Dakota
CF-CHF	Fawn II (Fleet 7C)
5418	Hawker Hurricane XII
104763	Lockheed CF-104 Starfighter
21089	Lockheed T-33A Silver Star 3
101038	McDonnell CF-101B Voodoo
3458	North American NA-64 Yale
CF-BDH	Pietenpol Air Camper
N94495	Sikorsky H-34
CF-BEE	Taylor J-2
CF-JLW	Travel Air D-4D

Museum Name: Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame

Museum Web Address: [Web Link]

Museum Address:
6426 - 40 Avenue
Wetaskiwin, AB Canada
T9A 0N3

Museum Focus:: Vintage Aircraft

Cost:: 10.00 (listed in local currency)

Hours of Operation:: From: 10:00 AM To: 5:00 PM

List at least one aircraft on display:: Curtiss JN-4C Jenny

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