A Hurricane is Coming Unveiling Weekend

UNVEILING EVENT:

Be one of the very first people to see Hawker Hurricane #5389 in its restored state at its unveiling on November 6th from 1pm-4pm! We’ll have the refreshments and speeches, just bring your curiosity. This event is free to attend.

Hawker Hurricane #5389 was manufactured in Fort William, Ontario. It was flown by local pilots including Flying Officer Gordon Hill. More than 23,000 hours have been put into the restoration of #5389.

 

LAUNCH WEEKEND:

We’re celebrating Hawker Hurricane #5389’s return to Calgary with a full weekend of activities including a Speaker Series, hands-on “build a Hurricane” craft, and new exhibit! This is your chance to learn about Hawker Hurricanes – while Hurricanes are known for their involvement in the Battle of Britain, #5389 was never flown overseas but was used as part of western coastal defense. We’re so excited about this plane’s return that we’re celebrating for the whole weekend: November 8-10! We’re open from 10am-4pm each day and can’t wait to celebrate with you. You can purchase tickets for this weekend online or at the door. 

Speaker Series

Friday November 8

2:00pm-2:30pm     Heroes and Pirates: The History of Hurricane 5389     President Richard deBoer, Calgary Mosquito Aircraft Society

3:00pm-3:30pm     My Friend Gordon Hill                                                 Clark Seaborn P.Eng. Pilot and Aircraft Restorer

Saturday November 9

11:00am-11:30am     Western Coastal Defense                                         Dr. Teri Bryant, University of Calgary

2:00pm-2:30pm     Heroes and Pirates: The History of Hurricane 5389     President Richard deBoer, Calgary Mosquito Aircraft Society

3:00pm-3:30pm     My Friend Gordon Hill                                                 Clark Seaborn P.Eng. Pilot and Aircraft Restorer

Sunday November 10

11:00am-11:30am     Western Coastal Defense                                         Dr. Teri Bryant, University of Calgary

2:00pm-2:30pm     Heroes and Pirates: The History of Hurricane 5389     President Richard deBoer, Calgary Mosquito Aircraft Society

3:00pm-3:30pm     My Friend Gordon Hill                                                 Clark Seaborn P.Eng. Pilot and Aircraft Restorer

 

We'd love your help getting the word out that the Hurricane is almost here. If you have somewhere that you could post or print these posters to share with others we'd be very appreciative. 

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