In 1981, Canadian Aviation Electronics (CAE) was interested in selling its Winnipeg facilities–hangars, office space and shops– at the Winnipeg International Airport (now the James A. Richardson International Airport), on land owned by Transport Canada. The board members set to work raising the capital required to purchase the complex, even if it meant personally guaranteeing a second mortgage. CAE took back the second mortgage instead, on a gentleman’s agreement!


Photo highlights from Open Cockpit Day: Visiting Aircraft Edition

This past weekend we had the privilege of hosting aircraft and pilots from the Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum in Brandon, Manitoba. We were joined by: Mark Odegard, Chief Pilot at the CATPM: Jeff Bell, Harvard Mark II pilot; Nick …

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What’s new and upcoming at RAMWC?

Here’s a roundup of what’s new and coming up at the Royal Aviation Museum. NEW ARTEFACTS AND DISPLAYS New artefact: Rolls Royce Merlin 620 engine The Rolls-Royce Merlin is one of the most famous aero engines in history. It powered …

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