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RCAF concludes participation in CRUZEX 2018

– RCAF members participate in CRUZEX 2018 in Brazil, strengthening a nine-year bilateral relationship.

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National Air Force Museum of Canada’s “senior squadron” a national treasure

– More than 120 volunteers, the majority retired military members, do everything from greeting visitors to working on aircraft restoration and education programs at the National Air Force Museum of Canada.

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Contract awarded for in-service support of CC-150 Polaris fleet

– In support of this, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Marco Mendicino and Member of Parliament for Bay of Quinte Neil Ellis announced, on behalf of Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan and Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility Minister Carla Qualtrough, a five-year contract extension for the continued maintenance of the Royal Canadian Air Force’s fleet of five CC-150 Polaris aircraft.

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RCAF announces pilot for 2019 CF-18 Demonstration Team

– Captain Brian Kilroy will be the 2019 Demo Hornet pilot, and his specially painted aircraft will celebrate the RCAF’s pathway to the stars and the 70th anniversary of NATO.

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The Sea King – A fond farewell

– This year, the CH-124 Sea King closes out 55 years of service to Canada. A Sea King pilot reminisces about the venerable maritime helicopter and the time he spent flying it.

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RCAF Commander’s statement on the November 20 Auditor General’s report

– The Auditor General of Canada released a report on November 20, 2018, that discussed the Canadian Armed Forces’ fighter force. In this statement, the commander addresses issues raised in the report. “On November 20, 2018, the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) released a report on Canada’s Fighter Force. It highlighted key points regarding the …

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The Birth of a Swift Death: 401 Squadron at its 100th anniversary

– 401 Squadron, known as the “Rams,” has reached a milestone: it is the first Canadian squadron to celebrate its centennial, which officially occurs this month, November 2018.

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Farewell to the King!

– Over its 55 years of employment in Canada, the Sea King has served with multiple services and has changed significantly from its initial 1963 configuration.

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