Exhibitions

Ace Academy: Flight Experience — Travelling Exhibition

Players enter an immersive environment — facing the screen and standing on the rondel to activate this intuitive experience. Authentic aircraft imagery takes centre stage as players fly a realistic rendering of the Canada Aviation and Space Museum’s Sopwith Ship Camel biplane. Moving their arms up and down, and tilting their bodies, players manoeuver an airplane onscreen — dodging enemy aircraft and aligning themselves to fire.

This flight experience is based on Ace Academy, an educational game produced by the Canada Aviation and Space Museum in partnership with SEED Interactive. The game features other aircraft from the Museum’s extensive First World War collection as it guides players through levels that explain how aircraft fly. Ace Academy and its sequel Ace Academy: Black Flight are available for free on the App Store and Google Play. These games complement the exhibit, extending players’ engagement and learning beyond the flight experience.

Hosting Information:

Detailed information on this travelling exhibition available for download in PDF format.

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Travel Schedule:

Booking availability - Contact us for dates outreach-rayonnement@techno-science.ca
The Rooms, St. John's, NL July 7 21, 2017 - June 2018
RCMP Canada Day Celebrations, Ottawa, ON July 1, 2017
The Science Zone (Minotaur Mazes), Casper Wyoming, USA June 29 - August 30 2017
Rogers K-Rock Centre (Queen's University), Kingston, ON May 13, 2017 - Science Rendez-vous Event
Canadian War Museum, Ottawa, ON September 25, 2016 (one day event)
MacOdrum Library, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON September 13 - Oct 31, 2016

Contact:

Outreach Officers
Solange Claude 613-990-4237
Maren Hackett 613-404-6426
Toll free 1-866-442-4416 (in Canada)
outreach-rayonnement@techno-science.ca

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