Educate, Enlighten & Entertain is the intent of the Gimli Glider Exhibit. An interactive, experiential discovery of the famous skilled landing that impacted training and operations throughout the industry.
The story is told in depth with video and personal recollections of the 1983 event, accompanied by important artifacts. Our full-scale, mock-cockpit simulator provides an experience of an eight mile approach to the runway piloting a disabled airliner.
Official Gimli Glider Day each year is July 23rd. 2018 is the 35th Anniversary and it will be celebrated over two days of events.
Fly-In Event July 22nd 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Capt. Bob Pearson flies in at noon to the Gimli Airport. Here is your chance to fly in a real WWII War Bird! Book Your Flight! View our Facebook site or contact Exhibit 204-642-5577
Dinner Event July 22nd - 6:30 $30 per Ticket @ Exhibit
July 23rd Capt. Bob Pearson will unveil the large tail/rudder section artifact at noon and remain in the Exhibit to meet with the public until 2:00PM
119B 1st. Avenue - Located in the Lakeview Hotel
Summer Hours Open Daily 11-5
PH: 204-642-5577 www.gimliglider.com
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