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Hamilton Air Show is returning to Ward 11 Councillor Brenda Johnson is Thrilled

Hamilton Airshow June 18 & 19, 2011 Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, “Canada’s Flying Museum”, is bringing back the Airshow to Hamilton. The Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum started the Hamilton Airshow back in 1975 and for the re-introduction of the show, we are going back to our roots as the entire show will feature vintage aircraft. In fact, the 2011 show will be used as a “ramp up” for a much larger show being planned for 2012 that will celebrate the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum’s 40th Anniversary. The 2011 Hamilton Airshow will feature over 40 vintage aircraft from such organizations as Vintage Wings of Canada, The Military Aviation Museum, Commemorative Air Force, Canadian Aerobatic Team, Canadian Harvard Aircraft Association, The Great War Flying Museum, 1941 Historical Aircraft Group and Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum. FEATURES: o Canadian Memorial Flight (Lancaster, Spitfire and Hurricane) o mock dogfight by World War I replica aircraft o aerobatic act of Bill Carter including his trademark inverted & knife edge ribbon cut (Pitts S2S) o salute to the British Commonwealth Training Plan by Tiger Moth, Stearman, Cornell, Finch and up to a 10-plane Harvard formation o heavy bomber formation of Lancaster, two B-17 Flying Fortresses & B-25 Mitchell o formation of two rare Canadian Lysanders o Hamilton Sport Parachute Club skydivers o Canadian Harvard Aerobatic Team o many rare World War II aircraft including Helldiver, P-40 Warhawk, Firefly, Corsair & P-51 Mustang o Victoria Cross Flight (Lancaster, Canso, Corsair) o almost 20 additional static aircraft on ground display o plus aircraft rides, flight simulators, food vendors & souvenirs available onsite

Gates open at 9 am. Airshow starts at 2 pm. Flying show runs approximately 2 to 2 1/2 hours.

FREE parking. All public parking will be off-site only 3 km from the Airshow. FREE shuttle transportation will also be provided. Admission Prices: Ticket Type Adult (18 – 64) $25 Senior (65+) $20 Student (13 – 17) $20 Youth (6 – 12) $15 Child (5 & under) Free Member Free

Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum 905-679-4183 1-877-347-3359

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