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Highlights from our first Open Cockpit Day of 2024


Our first Open Cockpit Day of the year was a ton of fun!

Visitors had access to our CL-84 Dynavert and our Mini 500 helicopter, recently donated to the museum by Derek Wrigley of Kleefeld, Manitoba.

We were also lucky enough to welcome Canadian aerobatic champion Luke Penner for a presentation on life as an aerobatic pilot.

If you haven’t heard of Luke, check out this story and follow him on Instagram or YouTube for a behind-the-scenes look at how he trains for competitions.

A man stands at a podium in front of a vintage green aircraft giving a presentation
Luke Penner speaks to visitors about life as an aerobatic pilot.

If you missed Open Cockpit Day, don’t worry—we’ve got a lot of other fun events lined up this year.

We’ve already confirmed three visiting aircraft for this summer. Here’s a hint about one of them: it’s coming from our friends at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum.

Click here to see what else we already have planned.

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