Aug. 1, 2012 - Air Force Articles
Retired RCAF pilot survives cancer, helps others
For retired Brigadier-General Jeffrey Brace, his time spent with people facing cancer is one of the most rewarding experiences of his life...
July 31, 2012 - Air Force Articles
An historic move by 408 Tac Hel Squadron
On June 8, 408 Tactical Helicopter Squadron, played a unique part in seeing that a part of Royal Canadian Air Force history is preserved...
July 30, 2012 - Air Force Articles
Commander of the RCAF meets with British Honorary Air Commodores
The Commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force, Lieutenant-General André Deschamps, had a unique opportunity to meet with members of the Royal Family and commanders of other air forces...
July 27, 2012 - Air Force Articles
435 Squadron deploys to Yellowknife for SAREX
“SAREX is a crucial event that allows 435 Squadron to exercise its ability to deploy and sustain a major search operation.”...
July 23, 2012 - Air Force Articles
RCAF tests J-model Herc’s tactical ground refuelling capability
The RCAF evaluated the CC-130J Hercules aircraft’s capability to refuel vehicles and other aircraft using the forward arming and refuelling point (FARP) system on June 21, 2012, at 8 Wing Trenton, Ont...
July 20, 2012 - Air Force Articles
Airlift control flight supports Canadian exercise
Reservists from Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, participated in Exercise Maple Flag, a 25-day international air combat exercise at 4 Wing Cold Lake, Alta...
July 20, 2012 - Air Force Articles
A comforting show of appreciation
Quilt makers from across the country deliver quilts to quilting contacts who have made military contacts with the support units, padres and family resource centres across the country...
July 17, 2012 - Air Force Articles
NORAD fighters intercept civilian airliner near Quebec City
Two Canadian CF-18 fighters under the direction of North American Aerospace Defense Command intercepted a commercial airliner near Quebec City, Que., yesterday...
July 16, 2012 - Air Force Articles
Globemaster moves Canadians and their kit to RIMPAC
The last scheduled CC-177 Globemaster III flight of personnel and equipment arriving for Exercise RIMPAC touched down at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Hawaii on July 3...
July 13, 2012 - Air Force Articles
Maiden flight for Canada’s CH-147F Chinook helicopter
Canada’s new CH-147F Chinook helicopter made its successful first test flight near Boeing’s facility at Ridley Park, Pennsylvania, on June 24...
July 12, 2012 - Air Force Articles
CF personnel head out to Nijmegen Marches in the Netherlands
A send off parade was held today at the Canadian War Museum to mark the upcoming participation of a contingent of 270 Canadian Forces members in the 96th annual International Four Days Marches Nijmegen...
July 11, 2012 - Air Force Articles
RIMPAC offers RCAF crews complex real-world scenarios
The largest maritime exercise in the world, Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2012, taking place off the coast of Hawaii for the next five weeks, is as close to reality as it gets...
July 10, 2012 - Air Force Articles
AWACS crew saves 15 tourists after boat sinks
A deployed E-3 Airborne Warning and Control System crew was in the right place at the right time and saved the lives of 15 passengers whose boat sank off the coast of the Caribbean Island of Klein, Curacao May 20th, 2012...
July 5, 2012 - Air Force Articles
Canada Day - A time to help
In the wake of the havoc brought on by wildfires in the area, Canadian members of NORAD in Colorado Springs, Colorado cancelled their annual Canada Day celebrations...
July 4, 2012 - Air Force Articles
Exercise Maple Flag – where the world comes to train
Over the past month, the skies above 4 Wing Cold Lake, Alta., have been home to the thunderous sounds of afterburners along with the heart-thumping beat of propeller driven aircraft from various countries around the world...