Meeting of the minds

– By Sara White The meeting went a little off track, with reports of a skinned knee, a denied hot tub, and zero hands raised in …

Reunion of 1968 pilot grads

– Twenty-eight of the original members of the Royal Canadian Air Force’s Pilot Course 6806/6807 gathered at the Wardroom at Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt in Victoria, British Columbia over the weekend of September 21-23, 2018.

CAF athletes excel at World Master Athletics Championships

– Canadian Armed Forces athletes excelled at the World Master Athletics Championships held September 4-16, 2018, in Malaga, Spain.

RCAF member takes “top shot” at military shooting competition

– Lieutenant Baron Hordo, a member of the Royal Canadian Force, took home the Queen’s Medal for top Regular Force shooter at the 2018 Canadian Armed Forces Small Arms Competition held in September in Ottawa.

435 Squadron delivers air-to-air refueling for a quarter century

– This year, 435 Transport and Rescue Squadron celebrates 25 years of operational air-to-air refuelling (AAR) with the CC-130HT Hercules tanker aircraft.

Dambusters bomb sight replicated at the Bomber Command Museum of Canada

– As a fundraising initiative, the Bomber Command Museum of Canada has replicated the deceptively simple wooden bomb sight used during the Dambusters raid to ensure the famous bouncing bombs were dropped at the right distance from the dams in the Ruhr Valley in May 1943

Battle of Britain veteran marks 100th birthday

– Flying Officer (retired) Ralph Wild was an instrument repair technician during the Battle of Britain. On September 27, 2018, he turned 100 and among those who sent him birthday wishes was the commander of the RCAF.

Heroes of the Battle of Britain remembered

– The 78th anniversary of the Battle of Britain was marked on September 16, 2018, with a national ceremony in Gatineau, Québec.

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