June 29, 2022

CWHM celebrates with Skyfest50

Jon Robinson

— By Gustavo and Clara Corujo

The Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum celebrated its 50th anniversary from June 24 to 26, drawing large crowds to the unique historical organization.

Many of the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum’s (CWHM) aircraft were on static display. There were also some flybys by CWHM’s North American B-25 Mitchell, Noorduyn Norseman, Consolidated Canso, Fairey Firefly, North American Harvard, de Havilland Canada Chipmunk and Tiger Moth.

Attendees of the celebration also had the opportunity to see some unique visiting aircraft including Waterloo Warbirds T-33, RCAF CT-156 Harvard II, Spitfire, P51 Mustang, P-40 Warhawk, Fw 190 (replica), P-39 Airacobra and a beautiful restored Beech 18. The 2022 CF-18 Demo along with another CF-18 were on display, as well.

View more photos of the event.