Canada’s Largest Indoor Aviation Event!
Saturday April 30, 2011
Sunday May 1, 2011
(9am – 5pm both days)
Don’t miss the Canadian Aviation Expo 2011 this spring. The CAE (Canadian Aviation Expo) is Canada’s Largest Indoor Aviation Event with over 100,000 square feet of indoor exhibits.
The CAE includes exhibits from virtually every aspect of aviation. Everything from ultra-lights to jets are on display including parasails, kit-planes, warbirds and general aviation aircraft. Find the latest in avionics, instruments, pilot gear and aircraft. Many flight schools, maintenance shops, government agencies and flying clubs will be exhibiting.
The CAE is held at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum (CWHM) located at the John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport in Mt. Hope, Ontario, Canada.
Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum
Your paid admission to the Canadian Aviation Expo (CAE) includes free access to the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum. This will be a great day for the entire family.
The Canadian Warplane Heritage (CWH) Museum is a living and interactive museum of aviation. It features actual aircraft used by Canadian aviators and the Canadian Military. Aircraft are featured from the beginning of World War II and up to the present.
The CWH Museum has a large collection of restored aircraft including warbirds that still fly. Many aircraft are also on static display and they are exhibited in an interactive format allowing visitors to truly experience Canadian Aviation history.
Expo and Fly-In
The Canadian Aviation Expo is Canada’s largest aviation trade show and Fly-In. You’ll experience Canada’s largest collection of Canadian wartime aircraft and see everything from Ultra Lights to Very Light Jets, Vintage Warbirds and Classic Trainers. If it flies, it’s at the Expo!
No Landing Fees
Beat the Traffic and Fly-in to the Expo. Landing Fees will be waived for the entire weekend of the show for all aircraft flying to the Canadian Aviation Expo. You will need to fill out a Flight Line Pass and submit it at the Fly-In Entrance. Show staff will assist you to ensure your are not billed for your landing when attending the show.
Rain or Shine
As you can see from this Aerial View of the CWH Museum, the indoor portion of the show takes advantage of the huge indoor venue for hosting exhibits. Rain or shine, come out regardless of the weather. Even if it pours rain, you’ll still have a great time inside the show area with the many indoor aviation exhibits and aircraft on display.
While at the Canadian Aviation Expo you can book airplane rides for you and your family. Various exhibitors will be offering Airplane Rides, and the cost for the experience is well worth the adventure.
Canadian Aviation Expo 2011 – Air Show Map
The left side of the indoor hall will contain the many aviation exhibitor booths displaying everything from aircrafts to flight training clubs to pilot gear and pilot accessories.
Bring your Camera!
Remember to bring your camera. The Canadian Aviation Expo is a fantastic opportunity for you to take great pictures of the many famous Canadian Warbirds and newer aircraft.
Don’t miss the Lockheed Canadair CF-104 Starfighter, Boeing PT-27 Stearman, Vickers Supermarine Spitfire L.F. Mark XVIe and the Avro Lancaster MK X Bomber.
2011 Flight Schedule
The 2011 Flight Schedule already promises many incredible demonstrations. These flying demonstrations are scheduled for both the Saturday and Sunday of the show. You and your family will love the flying portions of the show, and it will be a great way to spend your weekend.
- Canadian Forces SkyHawks Parachute Team
- Canadair T-33 Silver Star – Jet (T-bird)
- North American Harvard IV – WW2 Trainer
- Beech D18S Twin – Light Transport
- North American B-25J Mitchell – Bomber
2011 Warbird Ground School and Flight Program
New this year, the Canadian Aviation Expo offers a Warbird Ground School. This is an incredible opportunity for all the pilots out there! You can enroll in an authentic Warbird Ground School held during the show, and then have the chance to fly one of the great Canadian Warbirds!
Fly a Canadian Warbird!
Ever dreamed of flying an authentic Canadian Warbird? We’re not talking about just being a passenger, but actually being the pilot in the cockpit and actually flying the warbird!
The Ground School for these legendary warbirds will certainly be popular. Enroll early to avoid disappointment. You will study the aircraft training manual, and take the ground school provided by experienced instructor pilots. After passing the written test for the type of warbird aircraft you have studied, you may be chosen to fly the aircraft. A lucky student will be selected from the ground school graduates to experience first hand the thrill of a lifetime.
Warbird Ground School Program
Register for the Warbird Ground School, and you will be provided with the training materials specific to the aircraft type you have chosen.
Warbirds to choose from:
- T-33 Jet Ground School (provided by Jet Aircraft Museum - JAM)
- Harvard Trainer Ground School (provided by Canadian Warplane Heritage – CWH)
- Beech 18 Transport Ground School (provided by Canadian Warplane Heritage – CWH)
- B-25 Mitchell Bomber Ground School (provided by Canadian Warplane Heritage – CWH)
Incredible Low Price
The Ground School Prices are only $35, $55 or $95 per student depending upon the type of Warbird you choose. This is a great low price, and the ground school is certain to fill up quickly. Only 30 students will be enrolled for each class, so you must enroll early.
After enrolling in the Warbird Ground School of your choice, you will receive the training materials. Prior to the classroom training, you will be required to study the material and complete an open book test. This ensures you are well prepared for the live classroom session.
Ground School – Flight Program
Ground School Students will participate in the class and be taught about the warbird aircraft. This is actual ground school for a legendary warbird. On the day of the ground school training, one of the trainees will be selected at random. This lucky student will move on to the flight training portion of the program. The chosen student will begin their awesome Flight Training experience immediately following the ground school. Each warbird ground school class is limited to thirty students. Don’t miss the chance of a lifetime. You must hold a valid Private Pilot’s License (or higher) and have a valid current aviation medical to participate in the Warbird Ground School Program.
Saturday April 30, 2011
Sunday May 1, 2011
9 am – 5 pm daily
Canadian Warplane Heritage (CWH) Museum
Canada’s Flying Museum
Hamilton Munro International Airport
9280 Airport Road
Mount Hope, Ontario, Canada
Telephone: (905) 679-4183
Fax: (905) 679-4186