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OS Justin Spinello of 4 Wing Imaging is in St Kitts, Eastern Caribbean Islands, to cover Exercise Tradewinds. This picture was taken in the Bahamas.

4 Wing Image Tech heads south for Ex Tradewinds

June 19, 2018 at 4:10 pm
A 435 Squadron Hercules refuels two Hornets en route to Inuvik.
Photo: Cpl Arthur Ark, AETE Imaging

Fuelling the fire: 435 Squadron delivers air-to-air refueling for a quarter century

June 19, 2018 at 4:06 pm

Capt Mike Wolter, 435 Transport and Rescue Squadron This year 435 Transport and Rescue Squadron celebrates 25 years of operational air-to-air refuelling (AAR) with the CC-130HT Hercules tanker aircraft. 435 “Chinthe” Squadron is located in Winnipeg, but reports to 19 Wing Comox. For a quarter of a century, 435 AAR crews have seen the world through myriad exercises and operations, delivering an important capability for Canadian and allied fighter jets. By the end of 1992,Read More

A member of the Belgian Air Component removes the intake cover of an F-16 Fighting Falcon.
Photo: OS Erica Seymour, Wing Imaging

Belgians taking full advantage of Maple Flag training opportunities

June 19, 2018 at 4:03 pm

Jeff Gaye The distinctive roar of the Belgian Air Force’s F-16 fighters has been heard around Cold Lake since their arrival on May 29, ten days before Exercise Maple Flag began. Detachment Commander Maj Sébastien Mesmaeker said the 10 aircraft and 114 personnel are on block training in North America. They had been at Mountain Home Air Force Base in the United States before coming to Cold Lake. The detachment is one of two F-16Read More