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...
The North American Aerospace Defense Command scrambled two CF-18 fighter jets based out of Bagotville, QC recently as a precautionary measure to escort Sunwing Flight 656 as it returned to Toronto. Once the aircraft was safely on the ground, the Canadian fighters returned...
Aerojet Rocketdyne has won an Air Force contract to use 3-D printing technology to develop liquid-propellant rocket engine applications destined for military launchers, the company announced recently. Aerojet, based in Sacramento, CA, said the demonstration contract, awarded...
Fun, as defined by former F-18 fighter pilot Michel Hamel, is putting the powerful prop aircraft he's flying around Mont St-Hilaire into a dead stall. "Hammer" — as the Aero Tigre co-founder became known in his distant Royal Canadian Air Force days — beamed...
Helen Munson's husband Matthew had such a great time on his $79,100 flight from Hamilton to England earlier this month that she wants to take a trip herself on the famed Avro Lancaster bomber. "I'm normally up for a challenge. It's a once in a lifetime opportunity,"...
This photo really catches the eye. Her Majesty's Canadian Ship REGINA's CH-124 Sea King helicopter deployed flares recently during a routine flight operation in the Indian Ocean.
The villagers of Boerdonk, the Netherlands, are seeking relatives of Royal Canadian Air Force air crew shot down in a 426 Squadron Wellington aircraft on Feb. 26, 1943. Three RCAF and two Royal Air Force crew members were killed and one RCAF crew member survived and became...
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