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Tag: RCAF Featured – RCAF top stories

Olympic bobsleigh and skeleton sleds to carry RCAF-inspired design

– The worlds of sport, art and military aviation will come together on Canada’s bobsleigh and skeleton sleds at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang.

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What does it take to become an RCAF fighter pilot?

– RCAF fighter pilots go through many different phases of flight training in the air and on the ground; the training happens across Canada and the United States so they can learn to fly and fight in the CF-188 Hornet.

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430 Squadron celebrates 75 years

– The squadron was created as an army cooperation squadron in England during the Second World War.

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Canada’s Air Task Force concludes its NATO enhanced Air Policing mission in Romania

– Operation REASSURANCE and its contribution to NATO’s enhanced Air Policing is a peacetime collective defence mission, which safeguards the integrity of the Alliance’s airspace.

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The Lion evolved: The story of 427 Squadron’s celebrated 75-year history

– With a distinguished history of aviation excellence, the squadron has evolved considerably since its inception, repeatedly adjusting to an ever-changing aviation environment for the better part of a century.

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Survey says – Opportunities in the new drafting and survey technician occupation

– As part of the Military Engineering Branch, drafting and survey technicians employ leading-edge electronic and satellite equipment to gather precise survey data.

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NORAD is ready to track Santa’s flight

– NORAD Tracks Santa is truly a global experience, delighting generations of families everywhere.

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Battle of Britain heroes honoured in National Capital Region

– The RCAF’s national ceremony honouring those who participated in the Battle of Britain 77 years ago was held at Vintage Wings of Canada in Gatineau, Quebec, on September 17, 2017.

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Edmundston Lancaster KB882 transferred to National Air Force Museum of Canada

– An Edmundston, New Brunswick, landmark is being readied for its journey to a new home at the National Air Force Museum of Canada (NAFMC) in Trenton, Ontario.

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RCAF receives new Colours

– Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada David Johnston presented the Royal Canadian Air Force with new Colours during a military parade and ceremony at Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto, on September 1, 2017.

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