The Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum provides resources for research and the furthering of the public’s understanding and appreciation of the men and women who have served in the Royal Canadian Air Force. Our mandate is to acquire, document, preserve and house artifacts that pertain to Canadian military aviation. We depend primarily on donations of items to meet this mandate and currently our collection is comprised of over 10,000 items including uniforms, helmets, medals, films, newspapers, photographs, framed prints and more.
We also accept donations in kind for other areas of the Museum. This can include items used in maintenance, engineering, fundraising (silent auction items), food services and retail. Donated items usually qualify for a donation receipt if one is desired.
Do you have something you would like to donate that might fit our mandate? Do you have something that might help in the day to day workings of the Museum? We are always looking for new and interesting artifacts and archival material to add to the collection, along with anything you feel could help us in our efforts.
For further information, contact Erin Napier, Curator, at 905-679-4183 ext. 245 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contributions of over $20.00 will receive a charitable donation receipt for income tax purposes.
For further information on our "Friends of Flight" program or to submit an inscription, contact Nikki at 905-679-4183 ext. 231 or email@example.com.
We recognize different levels of donations to our "Friends of Flight" program in the following manner:
$500.00 - $999.00 Donation
Your name, or the name of a loved one, is engraved in a fighter aircraft silhouette which is prominently displayed on the "Friends of Flight" donor wall.
$1,000.00 - $4999.00 Donation
Your name, or the name of a loved one, is displayed on a bomber aircraft silhouette which is applied to the opaque panels on our impressive hangar doors. One set of doors feature current member’s or donor’s names and the other set is reserved for memorial inscriptions.
Donors contributing $5,000.00 or more are immortalized on the magnificent donor wall which is located in the main lobby of the museum.
The Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum would like to thank all of our patrons for their continued support. Below is a list of names who appear on our Major Donor Wall in our Museum lobby.
Cornerstone Patron ($100,000+)
A. J. Kaytor
Canadians Resident Abroad Inc.
David & Sally Rohrer
Dennis J. Bradley
Edward Arthur Regan
Government of Canada
Lorne Francis Corley
Niall and Beena McLaughlin
Ontario Trillium Foundation
Province of Ontario
R. J. Franks
The Beamish Family
The Canada Aviation and Space Museum
The Ontario Trillium Foundation
The Woodbridge Group
Wings of Platinum ($50,000-$99,999)
American Sensors/Interquest Incorporated
C. M. Brock Mason
Charles & Margaret Juravinski
Dennis E. Souder
Group Captain J. W. Reid D.F.C.
Hartland De. M. Molson
In memory of Alan Ness
Jerry Van Dyke Travel
John G. Weir
Porter Cable/Delta Machinery
Robert G. Kearns
Roy C. Hill Charitable Foundation
Stephan G. Roman
The Molson Family Foundation
Township of Glanbrook
Voortman Cookies Limited
Westinghouse Canada Inc.
Wings of Gold ($25,000-$49,999)
Alan R. Topham
Architect Brian Chamberlain
Douglas L. Bevans
F/O R. F. Pomfret
Gaye & Drake Andrews
George W. Masters
Gordon and Shirley Grant
In Memory of William Thomas Beavin
In Memory of my wife Dorothy, Art Adams
In Memory of Shirley Bedell
Robert R. Hill
Rolls-Royce Industries Canada Inc.
Shell Canada Products Limited
Sidney H. Bonser
The Lancaster Support Club
Wings of Silver ($10,000-$24,999)
Alan J. Grant
Bank of Montreal
Bank of Nova Scotia
Battle of Britain Memorial Flight
Cam & Marie Proctor
Canadian Fighter Pilots Association
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
Cpl. F. Topham VC Fund Project, in honour of, 1st Canadian Para Bn 2005
Dial One Wolfedale Electric Ltd.
Dr. Garnet L. McDiarmid
Dr. Owen Coons, M.D.
Edith H. Turner Foundation
Frank C. Buckley
Frederick K. Larkin
Harvey J. Dale
In Loving Memory of Harvey J. Dale, Forever With Us.
In Memory of F/O Frank Gibbons RCAF, 428 Squadron
In memory of Harry Tope
In Memory of My Wife, Shirley M. Woods
In Memory of Pilot Officer Fred W. Morris 1921 - 1944
In Memory of Ray H. Healey
In Memory of Pilot J. Dick Waterman, DFC, Squadron 320, RAF
McGeachy Charitable Foundation
National Steel Car Ltd.
Peter Kiewit & Sons Ltd.
R.C.A.F (W.D.) Association
Reich & Petch Design International
Robert K. Moore
Royal Bank of Canada
S.E. Graphics LTD.
S/L Russell E. Steer, 429/405 Squadron RCAF, Finding their way
Springer Aerospace Limited
Stephens & Rankin
Stoney Creek Fire Heritage Association
The Ancaster Old Mill/Hillcrest Catering
The Bomber Harris Trust
The Murphy Foundation Inc.
Top Flt Inc.
Union Gas Limited
V.K. Mason Construction Ltd.
William and Susan Dell
Wings of Bronze ($5,000-$9,999)
Air Force Heritage
Arnold A. Beale
Bert and June Reed
Cavendish Investing Ltd.
Clearnet Mobile Works
Cpl L. W. (Bill) Lloyd R86399, Meteorology - EAC - RCAF
Dr. Walter D. MacLean
F/O Russell J. McPherson, RCAF 1940 - 45
Fred B. Ward CD, RCAF 25 Years
Frederick John Hamlin
H. G. Bertram Foundation
Hamilton Community Foundation
In loving memory of Bill Halvorson
In Loving Memory of Geoffrey Brown
In Memory of F/L H.F. Ewer, DFC, RCAF
In memory of W/C Donald G. Laidler, RCAF
In Memory of Al Taylor, DFC & Al Shannon - Reid T. Hutchinson
In Memory of F/L H.F. Ewer, DFC, RCAF
In Memory of F/O F. M. Carter RCAF 622 Sqd. RAF
In Memory of G/C David Goldberg DFC CD
In memory of John D. Gray
In memory of John Hindmarsh
In Memory of Joseph West, F/Sgt., 300 Squadron RAF
In Memory of Richard H. Fallon
In Memory of SGT. Jan Sławek WWII RAF Pilot (Polish Forces)
In Memory of The Crew of KB799, RCAF 419 Moose Squadron
In Memory of W. Gordon Brownlow, RCAF
In Memory of Wayne Brickenden
IODE Canada, In proud remembrance
Janne Stirling Jones, and Luigi Benedetto Cappa
Kornell & Joyce Chaykowski
LAC Don Pritlove, 2424 AC & WU RCAF (Res.)
Old World Stone
Peter D. McManus
Powerflow Products Limited
Ray H. Healey, Memory of Capt. C. A. Healey
Rockwell International of Canada
Ross & Mc Bride
Shirley Parsons, In Memory of F/Lt. Ward Parsons D.F.C.
Stewart F. Brickenden
Summit Restoration Ltd.
The Martin Foundation, Hamilton
To Honour F/S Fred Terry RAF & ACW Edna (Handy) Terry WAAF
W/O Bill R. W. Craig, 424 Sqd., & Patricia Craig
Yves Christen 1966 - 2010, Angela & Othmar Christen