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“Moose” Squadron trains in Moose Jaw

February 20, 2018 at 3:26 pm

Capt Elson Boo, 419 Squadron Every winter, adverse weather in Cold Lake affects training progression for student pilots undergoing Fighter Lead-In Training with 419 Tactical Fighter (Training) Squadron. To overcome this, 419 Squadron deploys to other locations with more favourable and predictable weather. This year, while the majority of the squadron deployed to El Centro, California, a smaller detachment of 12 personnel from the RCAF and the Republic of Singapore Air Force deployed to 15Read More

Hockey sweater may have saved Canadian POW

Hockey sweater may have saved Canadian POW

February 20, 2018 at 3:22 pm

From the Editor’s Desk Jeff Gaye Joanna Calder has a great article about the 1948 Olympic champion RCAF Flyers on page 9. Here’s another of my favourite stories connecting the RCAF and international hockey: Back when the Olympics and world championships were contested strictly by amateurs, Canada usually sent the Allan Cup champions to represent the country. The Allan Cup is presented to the best Senior team (adult amateur) in Canada. The legendary 1961 TrailRead More

Col Eric Grandmont, Commanding Officer of AETE promotes USAF Lt Col Alex Wolfard to his new rank. Lt Col Wolfard was joined by his family. 
Photo: Cpl Allyssa Carter, Air Events, AETE

AETE promotion

February 20, 2018 at 3:18 pm