Maritime Air Veterans Association

of Canada

The Maritime Air Veterans Association is a veterans advocacy organization comprised of retired RCAF, RCN and CF maritime aviators and the technical, logistical and administrative personnel who supported maritime patrol operations during their careers. Its role is to provide fraternal comradeship and support and to advocate on issues that affect maritime air veterans.



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Maritime Aviation Association – 1947

In April 2021, our MAVA secretary received an email from Peter Merchant in Calgary, AB offering a scanned copy of a photograph of the 1947 inaugural meeting of the “Maritime Aviation Association”. Mr. Merchant explained that his father,...



MAVA Attends Ceremonial Opening of 2017 Poppy Campaign

Her Excellency, the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General and Commander in Chief of Canada graciously consented to receive the First Poppy for the ceremonial opening of the 2017 Poppy Campaign. This presentation took place at...

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