Northern Alberta Chapter Canadian Aviation Historical Society newsletter - October 2003 - page 8 MEETINGS - 2003-2004 TUESDAY, October 28 - 7:15 PM - Hangar on Kingsway Ave., Edmonton th This evening we will have the opportunity to see the video presentations on the 4 members who were inducted into Canada 9s Aviation Hall of Fame this past summer. William Brenton Boggs; T.P.M. Cooper- Slipper; Michael Zubko and Walter McDonald McLeish.
SUNDAY, November 30 - 11:00 AM - Brunch th Chateau Louis Convention Center, Edmonton Speaker Stan Reynolds, CM, and the video cThe Great Collector d - tickets $24.50 per person are available from the Aviation Museum of Alberta (Kingsway Ave., Edmonton), Mary Oswald (469-3547) or Denny May (454-9226) - seating is limited - GET YOUR TICKETS EARLY !! In response to requests from members who have been unable to attend Thursday evening meetings due to work committments we have moved our meetings to Tuesdays, so the 2004 meetings will be: Tuesday, January 27, 2004 ; Tuesday February 24, 2004 ; Tuesday, April 29, 2004 1929 MERCY FLIGHT TO FORT VEMILION The1929 Mercy Flight to Fort Vermilion by Wop May & Vic Horner has been recognized in a number of ways..... ... more. less.
On June 21, 1979 - 50 years after the original flight L.A.M.P.<br><br> (Lutheran Association of Missionaries & Pilots) re-enacted the flight and involved Denny May & Bob Horner (sons of the original pilots) along with Les Stahlke, Executive Director of L.A.M.P. and Edmonton Flying Club Manager Russ Janzen - aircraft used included the Fleet Finch (now at Wetaskiwin), a L.A.M.P. Cessna 185 and an Edmonton Flying Club Cessna 172.<br><br> In 2002 Historic Aviation Services of Wetaskiwin completed the replica of the Avro cAvian d that was used on the original flight. This aircraft is currently at the Alberta Aviation Museum in Edmonton and will eventually go to it 9s permanent home at Fort Edmonton. On January 2 & 3, 2004 - the 75 anniversary of the flight will be th recognized with the production of two Flight Covers being produced by the Canadian Aerophilatelic Society - Western Chapter - these will be signed by Bob Horner & Denny May and will be available from Nino Chiovelli at a cost of $21.00 for the set including postage & handling.<br><br> Orders can be directed to Nino Chiovelli c/o CAHS@shaw.ca Northern Alberta ChapterOfficers: 2004 Canadian Aviation Historical Society Newsletter Editor - Doug Faulder Glenora PO Box 53083President - Denny May Edmonton AB T5N 2X7Vice President - Peter Jenkins P.R./Speakers - Mary Oswald e-mail CAHS@shaw.caTreasurer - Fraser McDougall Vic Horner & Wop May after flight Replica of Avro cAvian d G-CAVB