Smoke signals
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Search and Rescue technician Master Corporal Bruno Robitaille uses a C8 smoke grenade to signal an aircraft to his location for a mountain rescue scenario during the National Search and Rescue Exercise (SAREX) 2012 near Val-d’Or, Quebec, on September 17, 2012.

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#OTDH March 25, 1958 – The Avro CF-105 Arrow makes its maiden flight at Malton, Ontario.

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#OTDH March 25, 1982 – The Spar Aerospace “Canadarm” aboard the Columbia space shuttle lifted its first operational payload (300 pounds or 136 kilograms).
Photo: Canadian Space Agency

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We are live with LCol Jeremy Hansen at the National Air Force Museum of Canada at 8 Wing Trenton
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We are going live with LCol Jeremy Hansen from 8 Wing Trenton today at approx 12:40. Stay tuned

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#OTDH March 25, 1919 – No. 1 Canadian Wing, Canadian Air Force, is formed in Britain to administer the two existing Canadian Air Force squadrons.
Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Leckie, seen here in the cockpit of the Fairey Transatlantic seaplane that started a 1920 Trans-Canada flight, is appointed commander. DND Archives.

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#OTDH March 24, 1944 – Seventy-six airmen escape from Stalag Luft III, a German prisoner of war camp near Sagan (now Zagan), Poland, on the night of March 24-25. In the aftermath of “The Great Escape”, 50 of the escapers are covertly and illegally murdered by the Gestapo, acting on a direct order from Hitler. Six of the dead are Canadians. Only three escapers make a “home run” – escaping...
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We are going live with Canadian astronaut LCol Jeremy Hansen, RCAF, tomorrow afternoon on Facebook and we are going to ask him a few of YOUR questions!

Send us what you want to know about his cadet, military and/or astronaut experience.

We'll select a few questions to ask him live from 8 Wing Trenton tomorrow afternoon while he speaks to officer cadets from the Royal...
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Exercise Ready Renaissance: 2 Wing answers the call
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With its unique mandate to project airpower on short notice and on a global scale, 2 Wing Bagotville, Québec, deployed a rapid reaction package to 19 Wing Comox, British Columbia, for Exercise Ready Renaissance 1701.

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#OTDH March 24, 1955 – Three CF-100 Canucks (“Clunks”) left St. Hubert, Quebec, on Operation Random 12 to fly to Britain for testing at the Royal Air Force Central Fighter Establishment. They are the first Canadian-designed aircraft to fly the Atlantic.
The aircraft in this undated photo are Mk IVs. DND Archives

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This week's #FighterFighter, the Nieuport 11!
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One of the first Allied fighter aircraft, the Nieuport 11 had a maximum speed of 156 km/h.
Consider this ... the maximum speed of the CF-18 Hornet is Mach 1.8, or more than 2,200 km/h!

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The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) is supporting the #VimyFlight Association (VFA) in its commemorative flying activities that...
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#ICYMI - CAF Story: LCol Jeremy Hansen: ‘My path to the stars’

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#SVLM - Récit des FAC : La « route vers les étoiles » du Lcol Jeremy Hansen

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#OTDH March 24, 1956 – Vincent Massey becomes the first Canadian governor general to fly over the North Pole, in a Canadair North Star aircraft from #RCAF 412 Squadron.
Photo: DND Archives

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#OTDH March 23, 1971 – The first of 25 Beech Corporation Musketeers are delivered to the Canadian Armed Forces to replace the de Havilland Chipmunk as a pilot selection aircraft.
Photo: DND Archives

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#OTDH March 23, 1999 – Canadian CF-18 Hornets begin Operation Allied Force (Canadian Operation Echo) during the Kosovo Air War.
In this photo, Corporal Levasseur checks an AIM 9 missile in Aviano, Italy. DND Archives.

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#OTDH March 22, 1979 – The first flight of the CP-140 Aurora long-range patrol aircraft takes place.
In this photo, the new Aurora is shown in the foreground with the CP-107 Argus, which it replaced, in the background. DND Archives

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The United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defence laid to rest Second World War Royal Air Force airman Sergeant Wilfred Lawson
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The United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defence laid to rest Second World War Royal Air Force airman Sergeant Wilfred Lawson at the Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery in Germany on March 16, 2017.

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#OTDH March 21, 1955 – It is publicly announced that the Distant Early Warning (DEW) Line of radars will be built across “the most northerly practicable part of North America”.

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Today is International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Check out what the Canadian Armed Forces is doing to help #FightRacism.
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