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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 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...

source: North American Aerospace Defense Command

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...

source: Defense Systems

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...

source: Montreal Gazette

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,"...

source: Hamilton Spectator

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.

source: Ottawa Citizen

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...

source: Times Colonist


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