Historical Aircraft

Bishop Trophy


Air Marshal William Avery “Billy” Bishop, VC, CB, DSO & Bar, MC, DFC, ED, LL.D. (8 February 1894 – 11 September 1956) Memorial Trophy

The Air Marshal W.A. Bishop VC Memorial Trophy – First presented in 1988 to commemorate the late Air Marshal W.A. Bishop, VC, the trophy is presented “in recognition of outstanding and meritorious achievement in any field of aviation,” (except air transportation or military search and rescue). Any citizen, group or unit organization is eligible to be considered for the trophy.


431 Squadron (Snowbirds) 1985

Rotary Wing Aviation Unit El Gorah 1989

4 (Fighter) Wing Baden 1990

CF 18 Fighter Force “Desert Cats” Gulf War 1991

ATCCU Trenton 1992

Helicopter Det HMCS Preserver Somalia 1993

93 Rotary Wing Aviation Flight 427  Squadron 1994

Colonel Ian Keith Milani – 2001

Captain R. D. Tyler, 403 (Hel) Operational Training Squadron – 2011

Master Corporal Chantal Vaughan – 2014