Main Hangar Presentation by Richard deBoer, Calgary Mosquito Society presidentTalk to the restoration crew in the North HangarLancaster Engine Runs at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Food Concession on site (hot dogs, hamburgers, refreshments, baked goods), hosted by the High River Hospital AuxiliaryThe Mission of the Calgary Mosquito Society - Retain, Restore, Honour and Educate. The Mosquito restoration project is in the North Hangar at the Bomber Command Museum in Nanton, AB. The society is "Working to preserve the last photo-survey Mosquito". The restoration team meets every Tuesday night after 6 p.m. and Saturday day, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to work on the Mosquito. It has been at the museum since 2012. The Calgary Mosquito Society serves as stewards for the de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito, RS700/CF-HMS, owned by the City of Calgary. Our plan is to preserve this important piece of Canadian peace-time aviation history, restore it to static condition as it was when operated by Spartan Air Services in the 1950s and to create materials that will educate the public on the Mosquito aircraft and role aviation has played on the exploration of Canada.
The Lancaster Bomber is one of the most iconic aircraft associated with World War II, and very few of these amazing planes are left. Nanton’s Bomber Command Museum is not only home to a Lanc, but also..