Canadian Aviation Museum Still Relevant

Jun 26, 2013 No Comments by

Sandra Seaward wants it made known the North Atlantic Aviation Museum is still in the community and it’s still vitally important to the Canadian town of Gander (Newfoundland & Labrador).

Located on the Trans Canada Highway in Gander, near the Tourism Information Centre, the museum tracks the history of the Gander International Airport, and houses countless pieces of historic memorabilia, like a piece of steel from the World Trade Centre. However, since it has been around for so long, Ms. Seaward said it’s only natural for residents of Gander to not notice the aircrafts scattered around the museum’s property.

“Believe it or not, the planes that are in our yard, people don’t notice them. It’s pretty amazing,” said Ms. Seaward with a chuckle. “We are a museum and we’ve been here for a long time. I guess people in the local area, like anywhere else, when you see it everyday you tend to not notice it, and it kind of blends in with the background of the town. We want to bring this to everyone’s attention again.”

For the complete story by Matt Molloy of The Gander Beacon, click here.

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