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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 of a fighter jet near Cold Lake, AB, resulted in the death of pilot Capt. Thomas McQueen, though the cause of the crash is unknown. The aircraft involved was a CF-18 Hornet, the primary fighter jet utilized by the Canadian Forces....

source: News Talk 770 AM

As the former Conservative government was leading the charge to bomb ISIS almost two years ago, the Royal Canadian Air Force was warning that its CF-18 pilots were not getting enough training time and that "resource reductions" were...

source: CBC News

Santa's sleigh normally heads south, but this air transport platform loaded with gifts is heading north. A C-130J Hercules transport from 436 Squadron carrying hundreds of toys will lift off the tarmac headed for Goose Bay. The special Christmas flight is part of the Royal...

source: Peterborough Examiner

Major Jean Leroux has served Canada as a search and rescue pilot for 18 years. Joining the Royal Canadian Air Force at 24 years old, he's racked up thousands of flying hours and conducted over 350 rescues since then with much of his career spent in some of the most treacherous...

source: Global News

This year marks an important milestone for the Royal Canadian Air Cadet program and the Air Cadet League of Canada, as they are celebrating their 75th anniversary. To mark this important year, a gala commemorating the signing of the Charter that brought the air cadet movement...

source: Skies Magazine

For 93-year-old veteran Richard Lemay, the events of WWII sometimes feel like a dream. In September 1942, the former Air Force air frame mechanic joined the Canadian Forces with his brother, Edward. He said it felt like he had a duty to support the allies. Lemay was recently...

source: The Review


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