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Boeing delivers 5th Canadian CH-147F Chinook helicopter
Indian Defence Review
Boeing has delivered the Royal Canadian Air Force's (RCAF) fifth CH-147F Chinook helicopter one month ahead of schedule and only three months after the arrival of the first in June, expanding Canada's military cargo capability while continuing the Chinook program's history of excellence.
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Official met with Cyclone rivals as Tories consider ditching chopper program
Times Colonist via The Canadian Press
Senior National Defence and Public Works officials have informally asked rival aircraft makers if they can step in to pick up the pieces if the troubled CH-148 Cyclone helicopter program is cancelled, The Canadian Press has learned.
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Hadfield lands at University of Waterloo
News Talk 1010
The man who made space travel cool again, has landed a job on earth, at the University of Waterloo. Chris Hadfield has been hired on as a professor of aviation at the University. He's expected to start teaching in the fall of next year, but until then he'll continue to take part in research into heart health in space.
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Rockwell Collins Highlights Avionics system now on RCAF Chinook helicopters
Ottawa Citizen
The Rockwell Collins Common Avionics Architecture System (CAAS) cockpit is featured on the first CH-147 Chinook helicopter that was delivered to Canada's Department of National Defence (DND) during a ceremony in Ottawa. "The CAAS cockpit will provide Canada's military pilots with enhanced situational awareness and safety of flight while significantly reducing their workload," said Troy Brunk, vice president and general manager of Airborne Solutions for Rockwell Collins.
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Canadian Forces Medical Service adds Royal to its name as well
Ottawa Citizen
Traditional designations have been restored to the two health services branches of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) to honour and commemorate Canada’s proud history respecting its military medical and dental professionals.
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Snowbirds save the day
Canada.com
The Royal Canadian Air Force Snowbirds entertained crowds in Sacramento, recently, headlining the annual California Capital air show. Meanwhile, the Miramir air show, one of the biggest events in the U.S., was cancelled due to the government shut down. "We are proud to be one of the few shows in the nation this year with a military jet demonstration team," said Darcy Brewer, executive director of the California Capital Airshow.
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10th annual ASSAD Kotaite lecture
Royal Aeronautical Society
Dr. Rifai is Secretary-General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) based in Madrid, Spain since January 2010. In August 2013, he was elected to serve another four years as the organization's head from January 2014.
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Boeing delivers 5th Canadian CH-147F Chinook helicopter
Indian Defence Review
Boeing has delivered the Royal Canadian Air Force's (RCAF) fifth CH-147F Chinook helicopter one month ahead of schedule and only three months after the arrival of the first in June, expanding Canada's military cargo capability while continuing the Chinook program's history of excellence.

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Digital memorial wall honours WWII fallen
Peal Online
A website to remember Powell River's 55 WWII fallen soldiers is being created and its curator is looking for help from friends and families of the men. Grant Workman, a member of Brooks Secondary School's Class of 1954.

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Seek and replace
Canadian Skies
The proverbial concept that "all good things come to those who wait" might help to explain why the companies hoping to supply the Royal Canadian Air Force with new fixed wing search and rescue (FWSAR) aircraft are hanging in.

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R.C.A.F. DISCIP Reunion
RCAF
The R.C.A.F. DISCIP Reunion to be held on Sept. 5,6 and 7th 2014 in Edmonton AB. For more information contact Jack Roussel at bonnyjax@telus.net or phone: 780-479-4482.
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RCAF St-Hubert Reunion
RCAF
The bi-annual Junior Ranks Reunion is held for those who were stationed at RCAF Station St. Hubert - including but not limited to those who worked with the 401 & 438 Reserve Sqn’s, 104 KU, 426 Sqn, ADCHQ, and all other units. Today St. Hubert has so much less activity that we hold our reunion at RCAF Base Trenton. Our 9th bi-annual reunion will be held in the WOs’ & SGTs’ Mess at 8 Wing Trenton, Ontario between June 20th – 22nd, 2014
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