Celebrate National Aviation Day at The Hangar Flight Museum
Summary: Feb. 23 is significant to the history of Canadian flight. It was the day the first powered flight took off in 1909. Fun Fact: it was the Silver Dart!
To celebrate National Aviation Day on Sunday, Feb. 23, The Calgary Airport Authority has partnered with The Hangar Flight Museum to bring you a fun-filled family day from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. to inspire dreams of flight.
- Free guided tours between 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. every 30 minutes on a first-come-first-serve basis.
- Hands-on activities for kids, including a photo booth and building Wright Bats and Hurricane Gliders.
- Two open aircraft for public viewing, including the Bell Helicopter and Avro Anson.
Who doesn’t love a buy one, get one deal? Purchase one ticket at regular price to receive a free second admission of equal or lesser value. Tickets can be purchased at the door.
About the Hangar Flight Museum
The Hangar Flight Museum is a busy and growing museum that fosters understanding and appreciation for the evolution of flight through stories told about the airplanes and helicopters in our collection and the men and women who designed and flew them. The collection holds rare and historically significant military and civilian aircraft sure to delight visitors young and old!
For more information about The Hangar Flight Museum, click here.