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The Canadian Aviation Historical Society ( Toronto Chapter ) held their monthly meeting at the Canadian Forces College - Mach 4th 2017

The Guest speaker, Dave Rohrer, president and CEO of the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum (CWHM) in Hamilton, Ontario

The Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum is home to one of the two Avro Lancaster bombers still flying in the world

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Sheldon Benner – President-Toronto

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Neil McGavock – Secretary, Archivist & Historian

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The trip was about honouring the veterans. Every time I get up in that plane I remember the sacrifices that were made

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The museum bought it in 1977 for about $10,000. A team of volunteers led by Royal Navy aeronautical builder Norm Etheridge spent 11 years restoring the bomber, and it returned to the air on Sept. 24, 1988

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In 2014 Dave Rohrer alongside Don Schofield, Leon Evans, Craig Brookhouse and Randy Straughan took the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum Avro Lancaster across the pond to the RAF Coningsby Airport to meet up with the world's only other sky-worthy Lancaster to fly together at several air shows

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Lancaster pilot Don Schofield

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Lancaster pilot Leon Evans

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John Bertram - 2nd Vice-President Toronto

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Paul Hayes - Treasurer

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Gord McNulty – Director, Toronto Flypast Reporter

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