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The Jet Aircraft Museum is excited to announce that it has been award the opportunity to save, transport and restore a CF-101 Voodoo, one of the Royal Canadian Air Force’s most important Cold War fighters.
During the Cold War, Canadian CF-101 Voodoo fighter jets were piloted, crewed and maintained by dedicated members of our Canadian Forces while protecting Canada from the threat of invasion for more than 26 years. The Jet Aircraft Museum, based in London, Ont., now has the opportunity to repay those who dedicated their lives to our freedom by saving the last Voodoo to fly with the Canadian Armed Forces, Voodoo #006, by transporting it back to London from its current location in Cornwallis, N.S. It is the museum’s mission to bring back the boom to the Voodoo and restore this endangered airframe to its past glory, educating visitors about the history of the Voodoo and the Cold War, along with other jets like the T-33 SilverStar, MiG-15 and de Havilland Vampire already operated by the museum.
The Jet Aircraft Museum plans to send a team of members out to Cornwallis this coming summer or fall to dismantle, load and transport the Voodoo, along with another T-33 that the Cornwallis Military Museum has donated to the museum as well, back to the their new homes in London. They can’t do it without your help, though!
You can help the Voodoo Crew bring Voodoo 006 to Ontario by making a donation at www.savevoodoo006.com to help fund our efforts to bring this iconic jet aircraft to London and make it the finest example of a restored Voodoo… anywhere! Become part of and follow the move, restoration and/or research teams endeavouring to save 006 on the website or the “Save Voodoo 006” Facebook page. Make a donation to make a difference. Together we can save this incredible piece of Canadian military history and aviation heritage. We can do it…. the Jet Aircraft Museum, the Voodoo Crew, and most importantly YOU! Let’s “Save Voodoo 006” so that, maybe one day, she will fly again.
Follow us at www.savevoodoo006.com, Facebook & Twitter, or the museum at www.jetaircraftmuseum.ca.
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