2017 CUMBERLAND HERITAGE FAIRE

2017 CUMBERLAND HERITAGE FAIRE

Jon Ambler, our Volunteer Coordinator and Programme Manager wants to thank the volunteers who participated in this year’s Cumberland Heritage Faire.  “Once again we participated and once again had a great day, delivering the ‘Ejection Experience’. Many thanks to Gary W, Mel, Rodney, Jed, Mike O and Len who ran the show with great energy and enthusiasm.   We displayed new photos of the Museum (thanks Mike O) videos of ejections (thanks Len) and hauled a lot in Jed’s truck (thanks Jed).  Steve M ensured we had lots of rack cards. We also had cool artifacts (thanks Mel) and the story of the RCAF tartan (thanks Gary W).  As in all our successes, it was a true team...

JOIN US AT THE CUMBERLAND HERITAGE FAIRE FOR AN EJECTION SEAT EXPERIENCE!

The 13th annual Cumberland Heritage Faire takes place this coming weekend, Saturday, February 18th.  The Comox Air Force Museum will offer visitors the “Ejection Seat Experience”.  Along with our ejection seat, we will have helmets, life jacket, and a parachute harness for a great photo opportunity.  Along with a placard that explains the experience, we will have videos of actual ejections. Special thanks to Len, Mike, Jed, Gary, and Rodney for their participation!  We hope you’ll come out and meet...
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SNOWED IN? CHECK OUT THESE POPULAR POSTS ON OUR WEBSITE!

Are you snowed in like we are at the Museum?  Why not have a closer look at some of our most popular posts?  Click on the blue print to link up with the posts themselves.  When you discover one that is especially meaningful to you, comment on it, telling us why you like it!  And while you’re here? Like and share this!  And then ? Sign up to have our posts delivered right to your inbox on the day they’re posted! First up, the first in a new series for us, Introducing Al Wilson, Cartoonist.  He worked at the Totem Times for part of his career, and his cartoons are enjoyed by many of our readers!  We publish two of his cartoons each month.       Next, From Our Main Gallery - Japanese Paper Balloon Bombs.  This was written by one of our volunteers, Gary, who works in the Gift Shop on Tuesday mornings.  Gary loves to be at the Museum and is writing a series of “From Our Main Gallery” pieces for us.  Another popular one he wrote is about medals.  We received some good responses to this one as it helped folks identify some medals they had!  Thanks for all your work, Gary!     Our readers love to learn about what’s going on in the Heritage Air Park and the work our volunteers are doing in Hangar 268, located there.  The progress made on the Dakota Maintenance was a hit!  And Keith did an amazing job organizing the aircraft technical maintenance manuals, work appreciated by base personnel as well.           The...

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