The First Vintage Flying Wings of Canada at Calgary, Alberta

The First Vintage Flying Wings of Canada at Calgary, Alberta
Research by Clarence Simonsen

Preserving the Past

The First Vintage Flying Wings of Canada at Calgary, Alberta
Research by Clarence Simonsen

Introduction

The vision of forming the first Vintage Flying Wings Aviation Museum in Canada belonged to Lynn Garrison, a very young RCAF pilot. He was 22 years old, attending university at the time, flying with 403 City of Calgary Squadron on weekends.

Today, many in the Aviation industry authoritatively recount the origins of our Aero Space Museum Association of Calgary, including the Aero Space Museum website, which is today re-named The Hangar Flight Museum, with no mention of Lynn Garrison, its true founder. With absolutely no ulterior motive, Garrison had accumulated a huge collection for permanent display in his home town. Lynn has published a new book, EVOLUTION – From 90 mph to Supersonic in 30 Years, giving some detail of what happened between 1954 and 1978. Due to the fact almost all of the people…

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