BC Aviation Musuem holds its annual open house July 23

This year, the theme is welcoming the BC Aviation Hall of Fame to its new home at the museum.

Levi and Ezra Wilson of Saanichton show their model planes to Tom Staples at the B.C. Aviation Museum open house July 25 last year. Staples sits with his home-built Bower Flybaby

NORTH SAANICH — The BC Aviation Museum’s annual open house takes place Saturday, July 23. This year, the theme is welcoming the BC Aviation Hall of Fame to its new home at the museum.

At noon, the museum will formally open the new display dedicated to the Hall of Fame and announce three new inductees. The museum will have visiting aircraft displayed on their new apron. As in past years, visitors will have the opportunity to go flying with the Victoria Flying Club and, this year, also with Pacific Sky.  There are many activities for children. Food will be available for purchase. Doors open at 10 a.m., admission is by donation to the event, held at 1910 Norseman Rd., on the east side of Victoria International Airport.

For more, visit www.bcam.net.

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