Unveiling of the Brandon Municipal Airport Aviation Wall of Fame

June 15, 2023

Brandon, MB – The City of Brandon is inviting all residents to attend the unveiling of the Brandon Municipal Airport Aviation Wall of Fame on Wednesday, June 28, 2023, from 2 to 3 p.m. The ceremony will take place in the arrival hall of the Brandon Municipal Airport.

The Brandon Municipal Airport Aviation Wall of Fame recognizes and commemorates those who have made outstanding contributions to Brandon Airport's long history and successes in aviation.

This year, we are pleased to announce the following nominees will be added to the Aviation Wall of Fame:

  • Edward Robert McGill
  • James Douglas Wall

Through their leadership in aviation Mr. McGill and Mr. Wall spearheaded the building of significant aviation programs at Brandon Municipal Airport, through their contributions to the Brandon Flying Club and Maple Leaf Aviation Ltd. Information about their accomplishments and contributions can be found on the Brandon Municipal Airport website.

Wall of Fame Criteria

To be considered for this honour, a potential nominee must be affiliated with Brandon Municipal Airport in one of the following categories:

  1. Aviation Achievement
    This nominee is a person who was/is a pilot, maintainer, flight student, flight crew, support staff, or involved in general aviation. A person can be nominated for a lifetime achievement, including long service, or for a single significant event.
  2. Aviation Pioneer or Builder
    This nominee will have fostered or spearheaded the building of significant aviation programs, infrastructure, or business at the airport.
  3. Aviation Industry Leadership/Community Outreach
    This nominee will have been engaged in or supported airport/aviation-oriented activities that garnered outstanding recognition in Brandon, across Manitoba or across the Canadian aviation community.

Nominations are currently being accepted! If you are aware of a potential nominee, fill out this Wall of Fame Nomination Form or contact Greg Brown, Brandon Municipal Airport Manager, at 204-729-2441 or greg.brown@brandon.ca.