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Members of 14 Wing Greenwood participate in the CFV 19-4 training excercise at the Thorney Island Simulator Training Area, 14 Wing Greenwood Nova Scotia on September 13, 2019.
Photo: Cpl Karen Neate

RCAF joins in simulation

November 19, 2019 at 12:48 pm

Bill Brown, Chief Mission Simulation 404 Squadron The Royal Canadian Air Force’s Aurora CP-140 fleet participated in Exercise Coalition Virtual Flag (CVF) 19-4, from Sept. 9 to 20, which is led by theUnited States Air Force (USAF). More than 450 joint and coalition personnel, located at 23 sites and on three different continents, participated. Canadian participants used the Aurora Procedure Crew Trainer (PCT) mission simulator located in 404 Long Range Patrol and Training Squadron’s ThorneyRead More

Snowbirds scheduled for Cold Lake show

November 19, 2019 at 11:48 am

Cliff Kenyon The Canadian Snowbirds are also expected to appear at the Cold Lake Air Show. The group is currently grounded following a crash in Atlanta, Georgia, on October 13 in which a Snowbirds pilot safely ejected while preparing for a show. The group said they would take an indefinite “pause” while the cause of the accident is investigated. Snowbird pilot Capt. Kevin Domon-Grenier was forced to eject from his aircraft shortly before the team’sRead More

Blue Angels F/A 18 Hornets fly in the U.S.
Photo: US Navy

Blue Angels prepare for Cold Lake

November 19, 2019 at 11:45 am

Cliff Kenyon Pilots of the United States Navy Blue Angels demonstration team will bring more than overnight bags when they visit Cold Lake next summer. They will be here to perform in the Cold Lake Air Show July 18 and 19 in their F/A-18 Hornets, for the first time ever, and bring with them plenty of determination and inspiration. “We are focused on this job which is to be the best we can be,” saidRead More