RIAT: 405 Squadron goes to the world’s largest air show

Four men in a large aircraft smile for thecamera.
Some of the members of 405 Long Range Patrol Squadron’s CP-140 Aurora crew wait out some rain on the first day of the Royal International Air Tattoo, including (from left) Captain Nick Fortin, Major Guillaume Paquet, Master Corporal Robert Hovey and Major Michael MacSween. PHOTO: Submitted

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The Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) began with a short flight from Newquay, England, to Royal Air Force (RAF) Fairford in Gloucestershire, England. The nine-person crew from 405 Long Range Patrol Squadron, located at 14 Wing Greenwood, Nova Scotia, could hardly fathom the spectacle they were about to see. Read the rest of the article . . .

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