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Canadian Aviation Museum, Windsor

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The Canadian Historical Aircraft Association, or CH2A, home to Windsor’s own Lancaster bomber and Mosquito KB161, is located at the west end of the Windsor International Airport, just south of Airport Road. We occupy the original hangar of #7 Elementary Flying Training School which was built in 1940 as part of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan.

The CH2A has maintained a fleet of flyable historic aircraft. Our pilots volunteer their time to take the aircraft to air shows so that people everywhere get the chance to experience these types of aircraft. Every time you see a “Yellowbird” in the air we are honouring our veterans. Members can purchase a 20-minute “Honour Flight” in one of our DeHavilland Chipmunks, Boeing Stearman biplane and Harvard.

Our dedicated volunteers are presently restoring the City of Windsor’s FM 212 Lancaster as well as a Mosquito Bomber KB161. As well, our volunteers give tours to school children and other groups, telling the tales of our veterans to honour their service. Volunteers from our archive group collect the stories and artifacts of our veterans and proudly display these in the Wes Bridgen Archive room.

We truly are where aviation history comes alive! Consider becoming a member and help us continue to preserve and honour!

Tour rates: $8/Adult, $6/Senior & Children 6-12, Veterans and Children under 6 free
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  • We were lucky enough to have our own personal tour of the planes in the museum. I learned so much about planes used in World War 2 and how they were constructed, their engines and capabilities. You... 
    We were lucky enough to have our own personal tour of the planes in the museum. I learned so much about planes used in World War 2 and how they were constructed, their engines and capabilities. You...  more »
  • Friendly tour, experienced staff and loads of information for kids and us. Super interesting to learn about Canadian aircraft history during World War II. Would definitely go back when we come back.....  more
    Friendly tour, experienced staff and loads of information for kids and us. Super interesting to learn about Canadian aircraft history during World War II. Would definitely go back when we come back.....  more »
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  • It's a nice little hangar with a piece of history conserved. A good place for aviation enthusiast.
  • Fantastic Living Museum. Gorgeous historical airplanes. Amazing hospitality. We loved exploring this magical hanger and hearing the stories in great details and heart. Would definitely revisit this gem,❤️

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