CHAA is a non-profit, registered charitable organization based in Tillsonburg, Ontario. It was founded in 1985 with the aim of acquiring, preserving, restoring, maintaining, displaying and demonstrating the North American Harvard and other training aircraft associated with the Royal Canadian Air Force.
As a Harvard Member, you enjoy our regular monthly information meetings at the CHAA Operations Centre at Tillsonburg Regional Airport. These meetings are held on the third Saturday of the month at 1000 hours and often feature interesting guest speakers and presentations.
Plus, there are numerous opportunities for Members to participate in the association. Here are some of the areas in which to become active:
- FLYING THE HARVARD, TIGER MOTH and/or YALE (Licensed Pilot)
- AIRCRAFT GROUND CREW & MAINTENANCE TRAINING
- PUBLIC RELATIONS
- QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER
- WEBSITE MAINTENANCE
- STORES MERCHANDISE SALES
- GROUND SCHOOL COURSES
- HISTORICAL RESEARCH/ARCHIVES
- PHOTOGRAPHY & ARTWORK
- BUILDING MAINTENANCE
- MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE
- SPECIAL EVENTS
- AIRCRAFT RECOVERY TEAM
Members receive quarterly issues of the ROAR newsletter, which features stories about our aircraft and people, articles of current and historical interest and general CHAA news. The monthly e-update, Harvard Happenings, highlights news from within the organization and from around the Warbird community.
Be a member of the Warbird community to help preserve our military aviation history and tell the story to future generations.
Harvard members can participate through flying, fun and friendship – all key ingredients of the Canadian Harvard Aircraft Association.
All funds from membership fees go towards keeping our Yellow Birds Flying!