Media Advisory - Canadian Aviation Heritage Centre Opening



    STE-ANNE-DE-BELLEVUE, QC, May 19 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Aviation
Heritage Centre opens to the public on Saturday, May 23. The Centre's goal is
to preserve Quebec's civil and military aviation history. Aircraft on display
include the 1909 Bleriot XI, the first plane to fly over Montreal, and the
1928 Fairchild FC-2 pioneer bush plane with folding wings, and the 1942
Bristol Bolingbroke, a coastal patroller built in Longueuil. The CAHC also
houses an aviation art collection and library. The CAHC opening coincides with
the 100th anniversary of powered flight in Canada.

    
    Date:      Saturday, May 23, 2009

    Time:      1300 hours

    Location:  Old Stone Barn
               Macdonald Campus, McGill University,
               Ste. Anne de Bellevue (Trans-Canada exit 41; bear right to
               Chemin Ste. Marie;
               Turn right at blue sign at top of hill)

    GPS:       45.41273 - 73.941735
    




For further information:

For further information: Peter Rochester, (450) 458-5528

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