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Calgary aviation museum showcases Canadian woman's incredible feat

Global News highlighted the Elsie MacGill exhibit on display at The Hangar, as well as the upcoming Family Day celebrations in February. 

Flying high again: Calgary artist's airport carousel installation finds new home at Hangar Flight Museum

Calgary Herald, September 9, 2023

YYC aircraft carousels land at Hangar Flight Museum

CTV News Calgary, September 7, 2023

CTV Live on Location July 2023

CTV recorded live on location, and reported on what's next for The Hangar. This is part 1/3. 

CTV Live on Location Part 2

CTV recorded live on location, and reported on what's next for The Hangar. This is part 2/3. 

CTV Live on Location Part 3

CTV recorded live on location, and reported on what's next for The Hangar. This is part 3/3. 

Calgary toy planes may continue flight with new home

CityNews reports on the carousel being decommissioned from the Calgary International Airport, and the future it may have at The Hangar. 

YYC's toy plane carousel searching for a new local home

CTV News Calgary discusses the search for a new home for the plane carousel being decommissioned from YYC. 

Improvements at Calgary's Hangar Flight Museum among tourism projects to receive federal funding

Calgary’s Hangar Flight Museum, which hosts the country’s Aviation Hall of Fame, is receiving $316,706 for several major construction projects.

New program helps Calgary kids learn about aviation and military history

Global News, January 11, 2023

Gil Tucker has more about a program that gives more kids access to popular field trips. 

City's flight museum gains altitude as it joins forces with aviation hall of fame

Co-location partnership between The Hangar and Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame and future plans for the two organizations were reported on by Bill Kaufmann. 

Calgary home to Aviation Hall of Fame

CTV Calgary reported on the co-location partnership announcement between The Hangar Flight Museum and Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame.

Memorial mural unveiled at The Hangar Flight Museum

Local artist Bany Declair's donated mural was unveiled on November 1. The image of the pilot was based on Typhoon fighter pilot Jack Hilton, and his family was present for this viewing.

Calgary's Hangar Flight Museum reopens after lengthy shutdown

Global News reports live from The Hangar on our first open day of 2021! 

Veteran pilot memorialized in new painting

Local artist Bany Declair painted a colourful painting of Jack Hilton which will be on display soon at The Hangar. 

Calgary's Hangar Flight Museum hopes to raise the roof with new campaign

CTV Calgary, March 19, 2021

Exhibits bring military history to life

Calgary Sun, November 10, 2020

The Calgary Sun reported on the 75th anniversary of the Second World War and exhibits in Calgary that bring history to life.

Hangar Flight Museum shuffles aircraft, seeks donations ahead of humidity unit installation

CTV Calgary, September 23, 2020

The new humidity system arrived at The Hangar Flight Museum. Fundraising began for the installation and truss repairs.

'It's our time': Hangar Flight Museum proposes $60-million expansion

Calgary Herald, October 20, 2022

Bill Kaufmann from the Calgary Herald reports on the expansion plans.

New building, more aircraft among goals as Hangar Flight Museum looks to triple its size

CTV Calgary, October 18, 2022

Kevin Fleming reports on the goals for why a new building is needed, and what the next steps are toward this goal. 

The Hangar Flight Museum reveals new facility plans

Global News, October 15, 2022.

Calgary's Hangar Flight Museum says it's a step closer to a new building for its historic collection

CBC Calgary, October 13, 2022

 

Calgary's Hangar Flight Museum set for major expansion

Global News, October 12, 2022

Global News' Norma Reid highlighted the multi-million-dollar quest to create a whole new space. 

Family honours loved ones on Fathers Day

CTV Calgary reports on the 10th Annual Wings & Wheels on Father's Day weekend. 

Calgary dads celebrate Father's Day at annual Wings and Wheels event

CTV News reported on our 9th Annual Wings and Wheels event on Father's Day weekend. We had a great turnout for 2022! 

CBC Calgary News November 03

CBC Calgary News at 11 with hos Rob Brown - scroll to minute 26 in the newscast for information about the reopening of the Tent Hangar. 

Repaired flight museum roof welcomed but permanent building crucial, say operators

Calgary Herald, November 2 2023. 

The Hangar Flight Museum's tent space officially reopens this week

CTV News Calgary, November 1 2023. 

Winter weather leads to ‘heartbreaking’ damage at Calgary museum

Global News reported on the condition of the tent hangar. 

Hangar Museum hopes for good weather while it waits for roof repairs

CBC Calgary, February 23, 2021

An update on the condition of the Tent Hangar and the upcoming repairs which will begin shortly in March.

Strong winds damage roof at Calgary museum

Global Calgary, January 13, 2021

The wind gusts of 90km/h on January 13th worsened the tear in the roof of the Tent Hangar. 

'Uplifting:' Second World War plaque thefts spark replacement offers

Calgary Herald, March 24, 2023

Our community spoke up following the plaque theft with offers of support. 

Thieves steal 7 plaques honouring Allied air efforts from Calgary museum

CTV News, March 21, 2023

Commemorative plaques stolen from Calgary's Hangar Flight Museum

Calgary Herald, March 21, 2023

 

Thieves steal brass plaques from Calgary’s Hangar Flight Museum

Global News, March 21, 2023

Calgary Eyeopener: Hidden Treasures

Calgary Eyeopener, March 22, 2021

Calgary Eyeopener learned about one of the 'hidden treasures' at The Hangar.

New home for historic aircraft

CTV Calgary, December 7, 2020

Museum to recreate war pilot's unbelievable landing on 1919 Stampede carousel

Calgary Herald, December 7, 2020

Calgary Herald also reported on the intentions for the new Curtiss Jenny exhibit to be created in 2021.

Global News - Calgary aviation museum receives ‘early Christmas present’

Global News Calgary, December 4, 2020,

Global News reported on Fred McCall's Curtiss Jenny returning to The Hangar Flight Museum after being on display for years at Glenbow. 

Calgary museum salutes veterans

Global News Calgary, November 8, 2022