RCAF jets to conduct flyby of Ottawa Senators playoff game on April 29
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Two Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) CT-155 Hawk trainer jets from 2 Canadian Forces Flying Training School at 15 Wing Moose Jaw, Sask. will conduct a flyby over the Canadian Tire Centre in #Ottawa before the start of the Ottawa Senators’ second playoff game against the New...
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RCAF jets to conduct flyby of Ottawa Senators playoff game on April 29
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#OTDH April 28, 1943 – The RCAF’s 161 Bomber Reconnaissance Squadron is formed at Dartmouth, N.S., flying Douglas Digby patrol bombers. This photo of a Douglas Digby was taken on July 6, 1940.

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OTDH April 28 1943 The RCAFs 161 Bomber Reconnaissance Squadron is formed
2nd Lieutenant Jason Leuschen is a student pilot with the Royal Canadian Air Force, training to become a helicopter pilot with the goal of flying search and rescue. Though, before he gets there, 2Lt Leuschen wants to #BeTheNextCdnAstro.
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2nd Lieutenant Jason Leuschen is a student pilot with the Royal Canadian
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Happy #FighterFriday!

We have obtained some absolutely amazing imagery of the 2017 Canadian Forces CF18 Demo Team that we think you're going to pretty excited about.

Who's excited to see the Demo jet on the #airshow circuit?

#avgeek #CF18Demo #excellence #RCAF #Canada150

Canadian Armed Forces CF Snowbirds / Snowbirds des FC AirshowStuff Canada's 150th Anniversary of Confederation...
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Happy FighterFriday We have obtained some absolutely amazing imagery of the 2017
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Patrouille de France visit brings back memories of the first French air demo in Canada: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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The oldest air demonstration team in the world, La Patrouille de France (Patrouille de France), will perform in Gatineau, Québec, with the Canadian Forces Snowbirds at Aero150 on April 30, 2017.

On May 1 and 2, they will conduct flypasts in Ottawa,...
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Patrouille de France visit brings back memories of the first French air demo in Canada:
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Women in Aviation: LCol Marie-Claude Osmond
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Lieutenant-Colonel Marie-Claude Osmond talks about serving as the commanding officer of a Royal Canadian Air Force Long Range Patrol Squadron.

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Women in Aviation: LCol MarieClaude Osmond
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#SaturdaySurprise!

Are you unable to make it to Gatineau, QC for our Aero150 Air Show on April 30, 2017? Not to worry - WE'LL COME TO YOU!

In what we believe is a Canadian first, Aero150 has partnered with SpaceFlightInsider.com to produce a bilingual, hosted program which will air live on our website at [ Aero150.com Link ] and via FaceBook Live.

Visit our viewing page now to watch our...
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What came before 8 Wing Trenton?
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RCAF Station Trenton, of course!

This photo shows RCAF Station Trenton looking north. It was taken in March 1934 - just two and a half years after it's official opening in August 1931.

The first two units to move into Trenton were No. 1 Fighter and No. 3 Army Cooperation Flights, flying Siskin fighters and Tiger Moths.

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Combat Camera's latest documentary, From Conflict to Canada, which highlights the efforts Canadian departments made to bring 25,000 Syrian refugees to their new home in Canada.
Combat Cameras latest documentary From Conflict to Canada which highlights the efforts

FROM CONFLICT TO CANADA

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Hello everyone! I am Aviator Virgine Forget, and my first language is French.

I enrolled in the Canadian Armed Forces on January 8th, 2015 at the age of 17 and left for Saint-Jean-Sur-Le-Richelieu to start Basic Training two days later. 12 weeks later, I started my trade courses including a seven month electronics course in Kingston ON.

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Cargo delivery! #RotoWing
#FlyingInFormation with the Royal Canadian Navy

Crew members from HMCS Winnipeg await cargo delivered by a CH-124 Sea King helicopter during POSEIDON CUTLASS 17 on April 21, 2017.

HMCS Winnipeg and HMCS Ottawa are currently deployed on Poseidon Cutlass. The ships will stop in China, South Korea, Japan, the Philippines, Malaysia, India and Sri Lanka. Poseidon...
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Cargo delivery RotoWing FlyingInFormation with the Royal Canadian Navy Crew members from
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#OTHD April 26, 1943 – No. 2 Flying Instructor School, a British Commonwealth Air Training Plan unit, moves to Pearce, Alberta, from Vulcan, Alberta. No. 2 was the second of three such schools established under the Plan. This photo is of the October 30, 1942, parade that marked the official opening of the school at Vulcan.

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OTHD April 26 1943 No 2 Flying Instructor School a British Commonwealth
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Supporting Coalition Forces in Iraq with Tactical Aviation
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The Tactical Aviation Detachment, part of Air Task Force-Iraq (ATF-I), provides in-theatre tactical transportation for Canadian and Coalition troops, equipment, and supplies in northern Iraq for Operation Impact.

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Supporting Coalition Forces in Iraq with Tactical Aviation
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Alayne Stassen
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Austin Aim
Umer Mughal
“I hope he relaxes”
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Enrolment ceremonies sometimes involve family members such as a serving military parent swearing-in a son or daughter. But in this case, a son made sure his father “cleared out” properly upon his retirement from the RCAF.

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I hope he relaxes RCAFProud RCAF Enrolment ceremonies sometimes involve family members
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#OTDH April 25, 1945 – In a 482-aircraft Bomber Command raid aimed at knocking out German coastal batteries controlling the approaches to the ports of Bremen and Wilhelmshaven. Five Halifax bombers and two Lancaster bombers are lost – four Halifaxes and the two Lancasters to collisions – and 28 Canadian and 13 British airmen are killed. This photo shows Bomber Command Lancaster aircraft...
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OTDH April 25 1945 In a 482aircraft Bomber Command raid aimed at
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Check out our first 2017 video from the CF Snowbirds / Snowbirds des FC and Canadian Forces CF18 Demo Team : Air-to-Air!
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Valerie Ralph-Byers
Eight members of the #RCAF are among the 17 finalists in the Canadian Space Agency's astronaut recruitment campaign. The finalists were announced on April 24, 2017.
#RCAFProud #Space #BeTheNextCDNAstro

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Eight members of the RCAF are among the 17 finalists in the
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