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The ‘Leading Edge’ Theatre

July Features…   Grab your popcorn and settle in!!   This month features highlights from our “Gathering of Harvards and Heroes-75 Years of the Harvard in Canada”     First up, a CBC National News excerpt….     And now our feature presentation…   Filmed by Olivier Lacoumbe, piloting Harvard … Read more…

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CHAA Volunteer Appreciation BBQ

CHAA VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION – October 18, 2014 This BBQ (starting around noon, with food around 1pm), is to celebrate the dedication and efforts of our Volunteers.  What constitutes a CHAA Volunteer? Any member who gives freely of their time and / or resources to CHAA.  

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A Trip to No. 4 B&GS

No. 4 B&GS  RCAF Station Fingal   Made up of eight farms expropriated at the start of the Second World War, No. 4 Bombing & Gunnery School (No.4 B&GS) saw construction begin in June, 1940.  It began operation on November 25th, 1940 and continued training airmen from Free France, Norway, … Read more…

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A Day with our Dive Recovery Team

The dawn was just beginning to break as I wove my way down the back roads of Southwestern Ontario towards Woodstock.  A light snow was falling, and while the roads were a little slick and the sky overcast, I knew that I was in for an adventure.  I was on … Read more…

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Thunder Over Michigan set to ‘TURN UP THE ROAR’ in 2014

The Canadian Harvard Aircraft Association is extremely proud to announce that it will be amongst the performers at the 2014 ‘Thunder Over Michigan’ Air Show. Held at the Willow Run Airport in Ypsilanti, Michigan and produced by the Yankee Air Museum, the air show is touted as one of the … Read more…

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CHAA Yale wins award

After a long 20 plus years of restoration work, the CHAA Yale, 3399, has been recognized by the Canadian Aeronautical Preservation Association (CAPA). The award for Excellence in Restoration, one of two issued by CAPA this year, reads “To recognize the completion of, or significant progress towards the completion of, … Read more…

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