Saturday, 27 October 2012

Mount Hope - Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum


Location:  Hamilton  N 43° 09.555 W 079° 55.539
Located at the John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport, on Airport Road, east of the village of Mount Hope.

This memorial is primarily a museum, featuring several military aircraft, on display, and most in flying condition.  An outstanding place to visit, the museum shows inter-active displays and workshops, flight simulators, videos, photographs and memorabilia from the the early days of World War II to the present.
The museum takes great pride in restoration projects and the airworthy condition of their fleet of outstanding aircraft.  Each aircraft in this collection has been meticulously restored by volunteers, and each has its own story and incredible history.  The Avro Lancaster is one of only two in the world still capable of flight, of the 7300 originally built.
For more information, please visit the museum website and stop by for a visit.

List of aircraft at the museum:
Fairey Firefly MK. 6
Supermarine Spitfire MK XVI
Hawker Hurricane
Hawker Sea Fury

Trainer and Transport:
Avro Anson IV
Beech D18S Expeditor
Cessna T 50 Crane 
Douglas D-3 Dakota
Grumman G44A Widgeon

Fighter Jets:
Canadair CF-104 Starfighter
Lockheed T-33 Silver Star
deHavilland Vampire
Lockheed CF-104D Starfighter
McDonnell CF-101B Voodoo
Canadair CF-5 Freedom Fighter
Avro CF-100
North American Canadair Sabre 6

Avro Lancater
Bristol Bolingbroke
North American B25-J Mitchell
Consolidated PBY 5A Canso

Grumman CFS-2 Tracker

Army Co-operation:
Westland Lysander  III
Auster Beagle

Trainer Single Engine:
Boeing Stearman PT-27 Kaydet
deHavilland DHC-1 Chipmunk
deHavilland 82C Tiger Moth
Fairchild PT-26B Cornell
Fleet Finch
Fleet 21K
Fleet 60K Fort
North American Harvard IV
North American NA-64 Yale

Restoration Projects:
Westland Lysander III
Bristol Bolingbroke
DHC-5 Buffalo

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