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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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The crash landing of a hobbyist's quadcopter on the grounds of the White House this past winter has sparked fears that a low-tech enemy like the Islamic State could harness such a device to deliver a bomb — and that explosive ordnance disposal techs would have to confront...

source: Ottawa Citizen

The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is set to make its debut, and one of the nation's top Marines says if recent tests are any indication, things won't go well for the "bad guys." The fighter jet has been in development for nearly 15 years and is touted as the most advanced weapons...

source: CNN

Directed energy technology could vastly increase the options that war fighters have available to them, Air Force leaders said recently, arguing it's a desperately needed update to defense capabilities. "We have about the same weapons...

source: Air Force Times

At 90 years old, Jim Scotland is still at work. "There are so many stories here," said Jim Scotland, founding member of the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre and WWII air force veteran. "I worked for the (Department of) Lands and Forests, or MNR as it's known as now,...

source: Sault Star

Penticton and South Okanagan residents have an opportunity to get up close to a vintage war machine. A Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum aircrew arrived in the recently, with the museum’s "Sentimental Journey," the museum’s fully restored...

source: Infotel

Canada's newly reborn CF-18 fighter squadron conducted its first operational fight since reactivating recently. The Royal Canadian Air Force announced on Facebook that the 401 Tactical Fighter Squadron based at Cold Lake, AB, took to the skies recently, marking the unit's...

source: Flightglobal


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