CHAA Aircraft Recovery Team
Canadian harvard aircraft association

discover Canada's Aviation history

A Non-Profit Organization

Support our seach for F/O Barry Newman 

Help support our search for RCAF Flight Office Barry Newman and his P51-D Mustang lost in Lake Ontario in June of 1952
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our mission

Out team is dedicated to the research, finding and recovery of our Canadian aviation history. We are non-profit group with open membership to anyone with similar interests.



We offer introductory courses in Side Scan Sonar, ROV Operations, Underwater Recovery and Archival Research.

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search & Recovery

Our goal is the search for lost RCAF Aircrew and their aircraft.

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Our Museum

canadian harvard aircraft association

The CHAA Museum is dedicated to the preservation of RCAF aircraft.

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Learn about Canada's involvment in the British Commonwealth Air Training Program.

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crash reports

We can provide crash reports of RCAF aircraft.

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harvard aircraft 

The Harvard was the primary, single-engine advanced training aircraft used by the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan to prepare pilots for duty in the Second World War. It continued to serve as a trainer with numerous countries, including Canada which used it until the mid 1960s.

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