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Military historian candidate is first recipient of Air Vice Marshal Keith Hodson Scholarship

– A student of Canadian military history is the first to receive the Air Vice Marshal Hodson Scholarship. Hodson was an RCAF Spitfire pilot who flew 120 missions with RAF Fighter Command in 1941, earning two Distinguished Flying Crosses.

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It’s time to name our new search and rescue aircraft!

– The RCAF is asking Canadians to choose their favourite from five possible names.

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What IS that RCAF bird called?

– Occasionally confusion crops up about the alpha-numerical designation of Royal Canadian Air Force aircraft and their “popular” names. Here’s how it works.

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4 Wing contributes to fight against Daesh

– 4 Wing Cold Lake continues to contribute to Op Impact with engineering, imagery, maintenance, logistics, transport, administration, intelligence, communications, and command and control skills and competencies.

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Op Driftnet: Demons in the South Pacific

– Aircrew, groundcrew and a CP-140 Aurora aircraft from 407 Long Range Patrol Squadron deployed to Fiji in January 2019 to carry out surveillance patrols to counter illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing.

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Mark your calendars for the 2019 RCAF Run

– The 2019 RCAF Run will take place on May 26, 2019.

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Once a Chinthe, always a Chinthe

– 435 Squadron hosts Second World War squadron member Richard Earl for a tour and conversation.

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Chinook retrieves damaged Griffon from remote training area

– An RCAF CH-147F Chinook recently undertook an unusual mission: slinging and flying a damaged CH-146 Griffon from a remote location in the Cold Lake Air Weapons Range back to its home location at 4 Wing Cold Lake.

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Air battle managers support Exercise Antler South

– Two 22 Wing aerospace control officers worked with 419 Squadron as air battle managers during Exercise Antler South, held in October 2018 in California.

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Holiday greetings from the Royal Canadian Air Force

– Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from the Royal Canadian Air Force

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