We are Reopening!

CATPM Armed Forces Day Celebration Sunday June 4th, 10 am to 3pm The Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum at McGill Field, Brandon Airport will be having its grand reopening by recognizing Armed Forces Day, Sunday June 4thbetween 10:00 am and 3:00 pm. The public is invited to participate in this family friendly event.  The RoyalContinue reading “We are Reopening!”

Forever in the Clouds Presentation

1946 RCAF Estevan Crash Memorial Presentation at the Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum Canteen, Brandon Municipal Airport  Sunday, May 28, 2023, at 1:30 p.m.  Everyone is invited!  The Commonwealth Air Training Plan (CATP) Museum at McGill Field (Brandon Municipal Airport) will host the presentation ceremony for the memorial of the September 15, 1946, RCAF crash near Estevan, SK. Twenty-one airmenContinue reading “Forever in the Clouds Presentation”

National Volunteer Week!

Back in the 1980s, a small group of dedicated volunteers made up of WW2 veterans and others hauled aircraft out of farmer’s fields, accepted and catalogued thousands of donations of artefacts, and restored WW2 buildings to their original condition so that visitors could instantly be transported back in time and learn about the sacrifices madeContinue reading “National Volunteer Week!”

A Day of Remembrance: A Special Lecture at the CATPM!

When & When: Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum, November 12th 1:30 pm, Museum Canteen Background On August 19, 1942, the ill-fated Allied military attack titled Operation Jubilee, to be later known as the Dieppe Raid, was launched. The events surrounding the combined air-sea-land operation still stir controversy to this day. November 12, 2022, A Day ofContinue reading “A Day of Remembrance: A Special Lecture at the CATPM!”