RCAF WWII Memorial Project

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Located at Brandon Municipal Airport on HW #10, 1.6 km north of the
City of Brandon, Manitoba, Canada
LATITUDE: N 49 54' 35" | LONGITUDE: W 99 57' 03" | ELEVATION: 1343 ft.

MUSEUM NEWS ARCHIVE
www.airmuseum.ca/news
NEW:
F/O GORDON WADDELL WWII RCAF JOURNALS

www.airmuseum.ca/waddell
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WWII STATION MAGAZINES 
Scores of High Quality Reprints in PDF
2010 SERIES
2009 SERIES

VISIT OUR WEBZINES
As You Were . . .
WWII Remembered
 www.airmuseum.ca/web
Navigation Chart to the
Hillman WWII Tributes
www.hillmanweb.com/war
Short Bursts Archive
Ex-Air Gunners Association
www.airmuseum.ca/mag


CONTACT, the official print publication of the CATP Museum
Only two have been authorized for Web Release:
November 2012
Another Back Issue  Online in PDF Format
Read an excerpt of the Contact Interview with our volunteer Webmaster

Visit our monthly online publication
AS YOU WERE . . .
WAR YEARS ECLECTICA
A Military Nostalgia Webzine
www.airmuseum.ca/web

Airman statue and recent ad featured
full size in our MEMORIAL SECTION
November: Lest We Forget
October: F/O Gordon Waddell WWII RCAF Journals
September: RCAF Memorial News ~ WWII: 75 Anniversary - Pt. II
August: RCAF Memorial News ~ WWII: 75 Anniversary - Pt. I
July 2014: News Military Tribute Sites
June 2014: Memorials ~ Station Mags ~ D-Day
May 2014: BCATP Station Mags ~ Rare Events ~ FA-18 Crash
April 2014: Station Mags: Aer-Log ~ 12 SFTS Brandon plus Vera Lynn
March 2014: Wartime and Misc. Eclectica
 February 2014: Images of War
January 2014: BCATP On The Web
December 2013: Part I: B17 Sentimental Journey and WWII Anecdotes
December 2013: Part II: Volunteer Appreciation: Cantina Candids
November 2013: Contact Mag Interview Excerpt
October 2013: CATP Museum Flying Committee Report
September 2013: The Crash of Halifax Bomber JP237
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CATP NEWS ARCHIVE
AUGUST: Air Show Photos I
JULY: Memorial Project Brochure

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WATCH OUR RCAF WWII MEMORIAL VIDEO
HERE


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Virtual Tour of the Museum
As You Were. . . Presents
Air Museum Interview On CKLQ Radio
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ENTER
Hillman Photo Tour of
USAF MUSEUM ~ WW II GALLERY
Wright-Patterson AFB ~ Dayton, Ohio

HILLMAN MILITARY TRIBUTES SITE
www.hillmanweb.com/war


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Welcome to CATP Museum
Briefing Room
Virtual Tour
Over 200 Photos
Virtual Tour Print-Out
Text Only
AS YOU WERE...
Bill Hillman's Online 
Monthly Magazine for 
Army, Navy & Air Force Vets
SHORT BURSTS
ARCHIVE
Back Issues of the 
Ex-Air Gunners Magazine
SHORT BURSTS
Ex-Air Gunners Association
Monthly e-Zine Archive
F/L Campbell Tribute
Lancaster KB879 Memorial
Women of the War Years
WWII Tribute
Photos ~ Orders ~ Press ~ Stories
Hillman WWII Gallery
H.M.C.S Prince Robert
Stuart Johnson's
Freedom is Not Free ~ Pt. 1
Stuart Johnson's
Freedom is Not Free ~ Pt. 2
Battle of Britain
Memorial Flight
WWII Movies:
A List of Over 600 Films
 LINKS
Canadian WWII
Propaganda Posters
Tiger Moth
Adventure
Bill Graham
Remembers the RCAF
Harvard Wings Over Brandon
Remembrance Day 1999
CATPM Open House
Spotlight on the BCATP Movie
FOR THE MOMENT 
Starring Russell Crowe
CATP Museum 
Executive
 Support the CATPM
Membership & Gift/Bequest Forms
CONTACT Newsletter Info
For CATPM Members
 BCATP RCAF Tribute Series
F/L Donald Hillman S.O.E. Log
The CATP Memorial Book
Memorial Addendum
Museum
Development Plan
Senator Sharon Carstairs
Roundtable
The Capital Campaign
The H Hut Project
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Message from President McNarry
and Director Hayter
Sign or Read the
CATPM Guestbook
FOR THE MOMENT
Reviews ~ Clippings
Director's Year End Report
Mike Spack's WWII RCAF Memories
100 pages of text ~ 100 photos
A Virtual Tour of the
Brandon Municipal Airport
Last Flight of
the Tiger Moth
Dedication of the BCATP 
#1 Hangar as a Heritage Site
Archie Londry Remembers
BCATP 4-Hour Documentary
Bomber Boys
The Fighting Lancaster
BCATP RCAF Tribute Series
F/O J. Gordon Hillman
WestMan Air Show 2005
Snowbirds in Flight
Hillman Military
Tribute Sites
.CJATC Rivers 1945-1964
Part I | II | III | IV | V
CATP Museum Honours
The B.C.A.T.P. Story
.From Pharmacy to Helicopters
by Lieutenant Colonel James Grant
BCATP Photo Archive
2006 Remembrance Day
Hillman Archive
Museum News
1942 BCATP FILM REVIEW
CAPTAINS OF THE CLOUDS
Stereoviews from the Great War
Ground War   |  Air War
Lloyd Snell Remembers
Lloyd Snell Notebook RAF
CATPM Canteen Opening
Training of Freedom Exhibit
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NOTICE BOARD

THE MANITOBA SIGNATURE MUSEUMS WEB SITE

www.manitobasignaturemuseums.ca 
WEBZINE FEATURES
As You Were . . . For the Latest Webzine Features see:
Navigation Chart
 Short Bursts Webzine from the RCAF Ex-Air Gunners
 The Hillman Military Tribute Sites
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Take a Virtual Tour of Many of Our Artifacts On Display
Over 200 Photos accompanied with Walking Tour Commentary Text
and
A Virtual Tour of the Brandon Municipal Airport
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General CATP Museum Information

OUR MISSION
To commemorate the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan by
telling its story, preserving its artifacts, and
paying tribute to the thousands of Air Force personnel, 
who gave their lives during WWII.

Summer Hours (May 1-September 30)
10 am to 4 pm ~ Seven Days a Week

Winter Hours (October 1-April 30)
1 pm to 4 pm ~ Seven Days a Week

ADMISSION
Adults: $7.50 ~ Youth 6-17): $4.00
University/College (with ID): $5.00
Family rate: $18.00
Under six years old - free.
WWII Veterans: Free and a free one year membership
$3.00 per student for school groups
 (Bus driver and one supervisor per ten students free.
Supervisors must participate in the tour.)
 Minimum price for tours: $25:00
Yearly membership fee: $30:00


For more information contact:
Stephen Hayter
Stephen Hayter
airmuseum@inetlink.ca
Executive Director
Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum
Telephone (204) 727-2444; fax (204) 725-2334 

Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum Inc. 
Box 3, Grp. 520, RR #5 
Brandon, Manitoba, Canada 
R7A 5Y5

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Canadian Aeronautical Preservation Association
The Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum
is a member of CAPA
The Canadian Aeronautical Preservation Association
PO Box 6295
Wetaskiwin AB  T9A 2E9
Phone: 780-352-3797
Fax:     780-352-4018
e-mail:  capa@wtc.ab.ca
CATP Museum
has been designated at a
Manitoba Star Attraction
by Travel Manitoba



NAVIGATION MAP FOR OUR VIRTUAL TOUR
 
Museum Tour
Home Base
 
1. Displays 1 & 2:
Navigator ~ Bomb Aimer
2. Govt. Issued Supplies
3. Display 3: Pilot
Emergency Equipment
4. Displays 4-6: Air Gunner/
Wireless Op ~ Navigator
5.  Displays 7- 9: Flying Corps
WDs ~ Radios ~ Insignia
6. Hangar Displays
Vintage Aircraft I
7. Hangar Displays:
Ground Vehicles ~ Aircraft II
8. Displays 10-13: Uniforms
Emergency Eq. ~ Souvenirs
9. Displays 14-21: Base Sites
Ground Crews ~ Medals
10. Display 22: 
Manning Depot ~ Photos
11. Workshop Displays:
Restorations ~ Blackboard
12. Behind the Scenes
Volunteer Areas
13. Chapel
14. Souvenir Shop
 
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Purchase a Membership
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CONTACT
The Museum Quarterly Newsletter

Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum Inc. 
Box 3, Grp. 520, RR #5 
Brandon, Manitoba, Canada 
R7A 5Y5

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