Convair 580 at CYQR in the late 1980s. Photo by Will Chabun

Roland Groome Chapter

of the

Canadian Aviation Historical Society (CAHS)

Regina, Saskatchewan


Tour of the Regina Airport Fire Department

THURSDAY, Sept. 19

Because parking is limited, meet in the Regina Flying Club parking lot between 7 and 7:15 and carpool from there.

Presentation: 7:30 p.m.

While we've got your attention, note that we now have got the last nine years of our Windsock newsletter in PDF form. If anybody needs back issues, write us at cahsregina@hotmail.com and we'll get them to you over the summer.

Upcoming aviation events:

June 16 - Fly in/Pancake Breakfast (0800-1100) with car show at the Humboldt airport

June 16 -- Fly in and Father’s Day Pancake Breakfast at Lampman.

June 20 – Monthly meeting of the Canadian Aviation Historical Society, Regina Chapter.

Speaker: Will Chabun on Roland Groome and his May 20, 1919 flight from Saskatoon to Regina, the first cross-country flight in the province’s history

July 6 and 7. Airshow at 15 Wing Moose Jaw. Tickets and list of performer available at https://saskairshow.ca

July 13 -- Estevan - Fly in/BBQ 1100 - 1300 with COPA for Kid’s.

July 20-21: Fargo, N.D. – “Fargo Air Show” with the USAF Thunderbirds

July 21 -- Disley Fly in/Pancake Breakfast

August 3 - Churchbridge Fly in BBQ and Camping.

August 11 - Lemburg Fly in/Pancake Breakfast with car show

August 17 - Maple Creek Fly in/pancake breakfast, car show and Taste of Maple Creek

ALSO -- Fly-ins and breakfasts (no date yet) are planned for the

Moose Jaw Municipal Airport, Kindersley, Unity and Yorkton. (no dates yet)

We also hear that the Commemorative Air Force’s CAF Airpower History Tour is scheduled to be in Bismarck, North Dakota, from Aug. 14-18 and in Fargo from Aug. 21-25.

No idea which CAF’s aircraft will take part, but the photos of the relevant page of the CAF’s newsletter show the B-29 Fifi plus some fighters and trainers. The fine print on the page adds that “Dates, locations and aircraft attending are subject to change.”

Got questions? Email cahsregina@hotmail.com.

Interested in joining our chapter? Here's a link to a printable membership form, including rates.

For more information on the CAHS, click here

To see a selection of historical aviation photos assembled by CAHS Regina member Will Chabun, click here

To see Will Chabun's photos from the Canadian Warplane Heritage museum in Hamilton, click here