Aircraft and Flights

Aircraft and Flights

Ornge*

Ornge

Ornge provides land and air medical transport for ill and critically injured patients throughout Ontario.  As part of the Canada Day celebration, Ornge will be flying in its Pilatus PC-12 airplane and the AW139 AgustaWestland helicopter. Visitors will have the opportunity to see these aircraft up close and meet with the pilots and paramedics who fly and work on these wonderful flying machines.

Canadian Coast Guard*

Canadian Coast Guard

The Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) owns and operates the federal government’s civilian fleet, and provides key maritime services to Canadians. As a Special Operating Agency of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), the CCG helps DFO meet its responsibility to ensure safe and accessible waterways for Canadians. The CCG also plays a key role in ensuring the sustainable use and development of Canada’s oceans and waterways. Come and see the CCG’s Bell 429 helicopter this Canada Day!

Experimental Aircraft Association*

The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) is a growing and diverse organization of members with a wide range of aviation interests and backgrounds. Come and meet with the pilots and see the diverse range or aircraft they fly!

In addition, the Canada Aviation and Space Museum will be offering its popular biplane and helicopter sightseeing tours throughout the day. Visitors are strongly urged to reserve their seats for these tours in advance. For more information and prices on these offerings please consult our “Biplane Rides” and “Helicopter Rides” pages.

Fly past by two L29 Delfin Fighter Jets*

10:30 a.m.
The Aero L-29 Delfín (English: Dolphin, NATO reporting name: Maya) is a military jet trainer developed and manufactured by a Czechoslovakian aviation manufacturer. Two of these jet trainers will be doing several fly pasts over the Museum on Canada Day; a sight not to be missed!

Vintage Wings of Canada

Several aircraft from Vintage Wings of Canada will be joining the Museum to help us celebrate Canada Day! These aircraft include CJ6 Nanchang, an L-17 Navion, a Harvard mk4, an RV4, and the FW149 Piaggio!

Le Rhone Engine Run Ups

9 :30 a.m., 11 :30 a.m., 1 p.m., and 2 p.m.
The Museum’s conervation team will be doing run ups of the Le Rhone engine, used by the Sopwith Pups, aircraft that operated through the thick of the fighting through 1917.

Other visiting aircraft include a Sea Bee RC-3, a Fleet Canuck, and a MAULE.

*Weather and operational requirements permitting.