There is a plaque located directly when you arrive at the Museum.
The plaque reads as follows:
"The Aerodrome of Democracy"
British Commonwealth Air Training Plan
The monument and surrounding landscaping was conceived by the Aircrew Association - Southern Alberta Branch in co-operation with the Aero Space Museum Association of Calgary and the Calgary Airport Authority (CAA). A "Canada Remembers" activity in celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of Victory in Europe May 8, 1945.
Contributors to this development as follows:
From Industry and interested individuals:
Ace Construction Co. (1987) Ltd., Burnco Rock Products Ltd., Cana Limited., Cibc - Chinook Centre Branch, Computing Devices Company, Douglasdal Estates Inc., IGA Stores, International Oilfield Equipment Brokers Ltd., Investors Group, R. M. Jennings, John Pieper Construction Ltd., Lafarge Construction Materials Ltd., McMillan Bloedel Ltd., PCL Construction Management Inc., Ranger Oil Limited, The Eaton Foundation, Vanessa Brown, D.K. (Doc) Seaman, Jack Zuidema
From Military Groups:
Gunners Association-Southern Alberta Branch, Ex Prisoners of War Association - Southern Alberta Branch and Edmonton Branch, Jewish War Veterans of Canada, Royal Alberta United Services Institute, Royal Canadian Legion-Centennial Calgary Branch 286.
C.Douglas Burrows DFC, Lorne Desjardine CD & CLASP, John Littlewood, Maurice Pettit DFC & Bar, Ralph Pilkington
From Members of Aircrew Association:
Jim Askew, Eric Atkinson, Ralph F. Atkinson, JOhn M. Ballachey DFC, Glenn Basset DFC, Harold Barsky, Harold Benson, Paul W. Benson, Alex Branch DFC, Edward Bredlin QC, Bruce E. Brown, E. Bryce Chase, Rae E. Churchill CD, Wm. F. Clark, George Cooper, E.Mac Cooper DFC, Carl Dales DFC, John W. Denmee, John Dobson, R.A. (Roy) Findlay, Michael F. Fisher CD, Manley Flynn, Rhoda Flynn, Ian Fowler, Leonard Gardner, H. Ross Geddes, L.G. (Hap) Geddes, J Grant Gunderson, Paul Hawkes, V.L. (Doug) Hawkes, Thomas T. Humphrey, Eric H. Knight, Dr. Doug Lawson, Yvon H. Lefebvre DFC, Norman G. Loudoun DFC, James Love DFC, Fred Marsh CD, Eric McFall DFC, Gerald L. McFerran, Jack McIntosh DFC, Don McIvor DFC, Vern McKeague CD, E. Alex McQuarrie, Doug Morrison DFC, Bill Moure, Dr. Vincent J. Murphy, R.H. (Bob) O'Connor, Doug R. Penny DFM, J.K. (KIng) Perry, R. Wm. Pitman, Bruce Powell CD, R.H. (Rex) Probert DFC, George A. Rogers, Wm. J. Rodgers, Dave Rosenthal, William Rowbotham, C Ray Savage DFC, F. John Sherlock DFC, Clifford F. Smith, Mahlon L. Smith CD, H. Frank Tibble, Wm. V. Tobias DFC, W.E. Bill Vine DFC, CD, Dennis Wagner CD & CLASP,Wilkie A. Wanless MID, Dave Watson CD, Ralph S. White, Myron Williams, Hal Wyatt.
Aircrew Association - Southern Alberta Branch
Aerospace Museum Association of Calgary