The Project North Star Association of Canada is a company governing under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act - 20 March 2014. It was incorporated on 24 June 2003 in Canada and as of 20 March 2014 is an active company. Project North Star is the Canada Aviation and Space Museum’s undertake program to promote in restoring the only persisting military Canadair C54-GM. This North Star was constructed in 1948 for the Royal Canadian Air Force. North Stars provided the strength of the RCAF military long range transport capability for almost twenty years until the mid-1960s. Project North Star began with an assembly of aviation enthusiasts who see these machineries as more than just wood, metal, and fabric. Some were flight squad, ground squad, builders or researchers, who have a personal association to the North Star and who aspire to see this aircraft preserved for its historic significance. Others on the restoration group simply relish the opportunity to do their share in preserving a portion of aviation history.
The Project North Star Team of Canada is dedicated towards the preservation of Canada's aviation heritage. The North Star transport plane gladly showed at the Canada Aviation Museum is the world's final example of an armada of astounding airplane. The North Star served as a dependable and adaptable workhorse for the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF). The gallery's remarkable example, RCAF enlistment 17515, was made in 1948. Throughout the years, this flying machine was dynamic in numerous essential parts including northern re-supply, research, preparing, and compassionate alleviation operations, United Nations overall operations, backing of Canada’s NATO operations in Europe, and in the well-known and profoundly effective “Operation Hawk” transport of supplies and staff in the 1950-53 Korean War It presented with 426 "Thunderbird" Squadron RCAF until 1962 when the squadron remained down and the vast majority of their air ship were resigned from administration. A couple of North Stars were held in RCAF administration, including 17515. These were resigned in 1965. The 17515 North Star was gained by the historical center in 1966. An undeniable protection, reclamation and conservation system was embraced in 2003 and proceeds with today with exhibition hall specialists nearly administering a group of 20 energetic volunteers, every single pleased individual from Project North Star.
The Mission of the Project North Star Association of Canada (PNSAC) is to help the Canada Aviation Museum in the rebuilding of particular airplane in its gathering, and additionally other related undertakings that fall inside its abilities. The Association will supply and sort out assets crucial to the reclamation procedure. These incorporate individuals gifted in ranges, for example, flying exchanges, exploration, organization and work administration, building, data innovation and gathering pledges. The Project North Star Association of Canada is devoted to the conservation of Canada's aeronautics legacy.Read More»