Dec. 15, 2010 - News
The “Cougars” take Honorary Colonel for a spin
On Oct. 21, Honorary Colonel Paul Cook had the opportunity to take part in a training exercise with the “Cougars” of 410 Squadron at 4 Wing Cold Lake, Alta...
Nov. 15, 2010 - News
CF-18s get perfect “hit” score on Ex Combat Hammer
Members of 409 Tactical Fighter Squadron (“Nighthawks”), 4 Wing, Alta., were participating in Exercise Combat Hammer, an air interdiction exercise, at Elgin Air Force Base in Florida last month...
Sept. 9, 2010 - News
Distinguished Veteran Honoured at 4 Wing
Alex Sim stormed Juno Beach in Normandy as a member of the 3rd Infantry Division on D-Day, June 6, 1944...
Sept. 3, 2010 - News
Maintenance contract awarded until CF-18 retirement
The contract renewal between the Government of Canada and L-3 MAS for the maintenance of the CF-18 Hornet fleet was announced on September 1 at an L-3 MAS hanger in Mirabel, Que...
Sept. 2, 2010 - News
Race the Base: Hornet vs. Ferrari
Approximately 5,000 spectators attended Race the Base to check out one of the world's top-performing cars open its engine on a 3,840 metre runway...
Aug. 20, 2010 - News
Joint exercise “builds” on Air Force partnership with Air National Guard
You could call it a “bridge-building” exercise between Canada’s Air Force and the U.S. Air National Guard...
July 20, 2010 - News
Fungus, not pesticides, could curb grasshoppers
At a recent lecture at 4 Wing Cold Lake, Alta. personnel discovered a new way of increasing flight safety while controlling pests on military land – without the use of pesticides...
July 8, 2010 - News
Allies take flight for MAPLE FLAG
Canadian and allied air forces took to the skies over 4 Wing Cold Lake for Exercise MAPLE FLAG 43 (MF 43) from May 17 to June 11...
May 12, 2010 - News
Op Hestia: Forensic odontology brings closure to Canadian families
When asked about his recent 17-day deployment to Haiti, Major Les Campbell finds it difficult to answer...
Apr. 27, 2010 - News
Famous flyers (and special guests) celebrate 40 years
This is a year of milestones for the Snowbirds as 2010 marks the 40th anniversary of 431 Air Demonstration Squadron...
Apr. 26, 2010 - News
Migrating back to the Snowbirds
Lieutenant-Colonel Maryse Carmichael is an accomplished pilot in what is still seen by some as an occupation for men. She is the first female Snowbird...
Apr. 21, 2010 - News
The Snowbirds’ new formation
Just in time for the upcoming 2010 season, the organization of the Snowbirds is “flying” in a new formation as the squadron’s command and leadership structure undergoes significant changes...
Mar. 31, 2010 - News
Upgraded CF-18: Transforming the way Canada fights in the air
The Department of National Defence is poised to employ a completely modernized CF-18 whenever and wherever it is needed...
Mar. 29, 2010 - News
Phase II fighter “a blast to fly”
The Air Force has now accepted the last of its upgraded CF-18 Hornets, bringing the nine-year, two-phased project to a close...
Mar. 23, 2010 - News
4 Mission Support Squadron supports Op Podium
During the Olympics, 4 Mission Support Squadron, from 4 Wing Cold Lake, Alta., deployed to CFS Aldergrove as well as Twin Rivers, Whistler, Squamish, and Vancouver, B.C...