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Avro Lancaster C-GVRA flies over a patchwork landscape

June 26, 2024

Don’t miss the Avro Lancaster make its return to the Royal Aviation Museum

35 years ago, the Mynarski Memorial Lancaster, owned and operated by the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum (CWHM), made its first visit to the Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada (RAMWC), then called the Western Canada Aviation Museum. During its one-day …

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A young girl sits looking out the window from an airplane seat

June 12, 2024

Top 10 kid-friendly activities at the Royal Aviation Museum

Fun takes flight at the Royal Aviation Museum! We have many hands-on exhibits and interactive areas where kids (and kids at heart!) can learn and be entertained. Here are our top 10. 1. Live out your fighter pilot dreams in …

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May 31, 2024

5 things to look forward to at RAM this summer

Who else feels like summer is officially here? The next few months will be busy, busy, busy, and fun, fun, fun! We’ve got some returning events, visiting aircraft, and exciting news about our F-86 Sabre fighter jet restoration. Here are …

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May 24, 2024

Rev up your summer—volunteer as an Aviation Ambassador   

Summer is a busy and exciting time at the Royal Aviation Museum and we rely on our volunteers more than ever. We welcome visitors from all over the world who come to Winnipeg to experience our vibrant cultural scene. Over …

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A group of excited children participating in summer programming pose in front of a vintage cargo plane that's parked inside an aviation museum.

April 30, 2024

2024 summer children’s programming at RAMWC

Calling all teachers, parents, and caregivers! Have you heard about our 2024 educational summer programming? We have some new and exciting options this year. Read on to find out more! Summer Fun Days For the first time, this summer we’re …

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Avro Lancaster aircraft flying over patchwork fields

April 22, 2024

Check out our jaw-dropping list of visiting aircraft

We’re very excited to share our 2024 list of visiting aircraft with you! Mark your calendars—we’ve got some real gems coming your way this summer. Here’s the lineup: May 18 – 20 | de Havilland Canada Chipmunk, C-FOAV We’re kicking …

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Close-up, black and white image of a large antique cargo plane parked inside a hangar.

April 19, 2024

The story of our flying boxcar, the Junkers Ju-52

Did you know that our Junkers Ju 52/1m is a non-flying replica of CF-ARM, owned by Canadian Airways Limited? Or that it was originally built with three engines? On August 16, 1984, the transformation began as this tri-motored aircraft was …

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In the background, a man gestures to pieces of an aircraft under repair. In the foreground, tour participants watch the guide.

March 27, 2024

Catch a behind-the-scenes look at our restoration facility

On recent tours of our restoration facility, some of our Sabre Squadron donors got a behind-the-scenes look at the projects underway. The big attraction, of course, was our F-86 Sabre. Built under license from North American, the Canadair Mk. 6 …

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March 25, 2024

Two new exhibits land at RAMWC

Don’t miss our new interactive Ace Academy exhibit and our tribute to the centennial of the Royal Canadian Air Force. 100 years of the RCAF On March 20, 2024, we welcomed veterans, personnel from 17 Wing Winnipeg, cadets, and special …

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A beaming woman faces the camera standing in front of what appears to be the nose of an antique aircraft. Black and white photo

March 8, 2024

Flying high: pioneering women of aviation

March 4-10, 2024, is Women of Aviation Week and March 8 is International Women’s Day. What better way to celebrate than by remembering some of the pioneering women in aviation? The firsts Frenchwoman Raymonde de Laroche is thought to be …

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