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Calgary museum celebrates National Aviation Day and 111 years of powered flight

Last Updated Feb 19, 2020 at 4:15 pm MDT

Calgary veteran Gordon Hill stands in front of the Hawker Hurricane 5289 at the Fangar Flight Museum on Nov. 7, 2019 (CREDIT: @Billkaufmannjrn, Twitter)

CALGARY (660 NEWS) – Today is National Aviation Day and the Hangar Flight Museum in Calgary is celebrating Canada’s role in aviation history.

To celebrate, the museum is offering free guided tours, a free photo booth, and a discounted price for admission.

If you’ve ever wanted to check out the restoration of the 1942 Hawker Hurricane completed last year, today is definitely your best bet.

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The museum on McCall Way is celebrating 111 years of powered flights in Canada.

Volunteers will also be available to provide information about Canada’s role in aviation history.