In 2005, after a 30-year search, the remains of an aircraft that had become known as “The Ghost of Charron Lake” were spotted at the bottom of the northeastern Manitoba lake on a sonar scan. The complete skeleton was intact, it was still upright on the wooden skis (which were perfectly preserved), the engine still turned over, and the prop looked like new. The discovery received global media attention. In 2010 the “Ghost” was retrieved and delivered to the museum.


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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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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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