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Aviation Calgary Expo 2011- Aug 19, 20, 21

The first annual Aviation Calgary Expo 2011 is an exciting aviation event that offers the public a rare opportunity to experience the history of flight side-by-side with the latest advances in aviation maintenance engineering, aircraft manufacturing and avionics technology. This event is brought to you by the SAIT Polytechnic & Art Smith Aero Centre, in partnership with the Aero Space Museum of Calgary. This three-day event invites Calgarians to explore numerous static aircraft including over 20 vintage aircraft housed at the Aero Space Museum, as well as several newer aircraft that are sure to impress in the 21,000 square foot hangar at the Art Smith Aero Centre. This year's main attraction is the Twin Otter.   

The Twin Otter, a Canadian legend, has a long proud past.  In fact, the Aero Space Museum of Calgary is the home of the second Twin Otter produced "known to all as PAT" the 60's vintage aircraft was donated to the museum by Kenn Borek Air. With the launch of Viking's new Twin Otter what better opportunity to serenade the past and showcase a brilliant future than featuring Viking's pride and joy this summer at the Aviation Calgary Expo!

In addition to the Twin Otter, and other static aircraft displays, there will be opportunities for attendees to purchase rides on the DC3 or a helicopter.


August 19, 2011    12:00pm - 6:00 pm
August 20, 2011    10:00am - 6:00 pm
August 21, 2011    10:00am - 4:00 pm


SAIT Polytechnic & Art Smith Aero Centre Campus,
1916 McCall Landing NE, Calgary, AB


Aero Space Museum
4629 McCall Way NE, Calgary, AB


This event is brought to you by the Aero Space Museum of Calgary, in partnership with SAIT Polytechnic & Art Smith Aero Centre.

Event tickets can be purchased at the door.

Youth 1 Day Pass $4.79 + GST
Youth 3 Day Pass $9.52 + GST
Adult 1 Day Pass  $14.29 +GST
Adult 3 Day Pass $23.81 + GST

For more information call 403-250-3752 or e-mail

DC-3T Rides

December 17, 2010, marks the 75th anniversary of the DC-3's first flight. You have a special opportunity to go on board Kenn Borek’s DC-3T.

DC-3T ride tickets can be purchased at SAIT

Adults 13 and over $125.00 + GST
Twelve and under $70.00 + GST

Helicopter Rides

Enthusiast can purchase Helicopter ride tickets at the Aero Space Museum on the day of the event.
Per person $60.00 + GST

Viking Factory Tour

Leaves from SAIT every half hour

From 12 to 6 pm Saturday
From 12 to 5:30 pm Sunday