Armed Forces Day: June 5

The Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum at McGill Field, Brandon Airport will be recognizing Armed Forces Day on Sunday, 5 June between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm.  The public is invited to participate in this family friendly event.  The Royal Canadian Air Force is expected to send up to four aircraft, a C-130 Hercules, CT-142Continue reading “Armed Forces Day: June 5”

Museum Open House

Press Release May 10, 2022 For Immediate Release Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum, Brandon Brandon Municipal Airport,  HWY 10 In honour of Manitoba’s 152th birthday, the Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum, Canada’s only air museum solely dedicated to the preservation of those who trained and fought for the British Commonwealth during WWII is hosting a freeContinue reading “Museum Open House”

Black History Month 2022

February is the month set aside to shine the spotlight on Black History – although this history should be celebrated all year long. We acknowledge that the record of people of colour in the RCAF has not always been a positive one. Entering WWII, RCAF policy did not allow Black Canadians to serve in mostContinue reading “Black History Month 2022”

Remembrance Day

November 11th is an important day when we take time to reflect and honour our vets. A perfect place to do this is at the Commonwealth Air Training Plan museum. Last year we were closed due to Covid restrictions, however, this year we will once again have an open house on Remembrance Day (see theContinue reading “Remembrance Day”

Fly in a WWII Trainer – take 2!

As you are probably aware, we were not able to do most of the rides we had scheduled this past Saturday due to the weather. We have another ride day planned to make up some of the missed rides set for Saturday, September 4th. Rides will only be available in the Cornell and Tiger MothContinue reading “Fly in a WWII Trainer – take 2!”