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Ice fishing tales of a gun plumber

I was a poor munitions and weapons technician on the strength of CEPE/AAED at RCAF Station Cold Lake. I say "poor" because I had purchased a new mobile home and financed it through the only institution an airman in those days could get credit: the Industrial Acceptance...

source: Donald Norrie
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If you thought you saw jets flying over Timmins recently, you were right. The popular Royal Canadian Air Force Snowbirds, aerobatics demonstration team, dropped in at the Timmins Victor M. Power Airport for a couple of hours. The reason was simple enough — they needed...

source: Timmins Press

Hamilton's Lancaster is going through a scheduled maintenance overhaul in England to prepare for the long journey home next week, a trip the bomber will be making with an engine borrowed from the Royal Air Force. Dave Rohrer — CEO...

source: Waterloo Region Record

Lockheed Martin recently said it has delivered the next version of the computer-based logistics system used to support the F-35 fighter jet to the U.S. military for flight testing. That paves the way for the system's deployment in the first quarter of 2015 to nine military...

source: Reuters

An Air Force exercise involving the U.S., Canada and Russia was canceled because of Russia's military intervention in Ukraine, a spokesman for NORAD told the Associated Press. The North American Aerospace Defence Command is comprised of...

source: Ottawa Citizen

Sixty years ago, daring young NATO pilots were protecting the skies over Cold War Europe from the Soviet menace. "We were a formidable force," said Syd Burrows, 84, of Comox. "The Russians were threatening all the time — like they are today." Burrows helped bring...

source: The Vancouver Sun

Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon-Souris, announced recently the Government of Canada's support to the Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum for the RCAF WWII Memorial project. "As Canadians, it is our duty to honour and remember those who have served," said...

source: Westman Journal


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