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Melanie Paradis (left) and Patrick Pelletier (right) just before taking off. 
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419 Squadron pilot breaks Canadian glider altitude record

October 20, 2020 at 1:41 pm

Submitted On October 6th 2020, Melanie Paradis, a Cardiovascular Perfusionist from Edmonton and Patrick Pelletier, a 419 Squadron Pilot took off from the Cowley glider strip in a two-seat glider belonging to the Edmonton Soaring Club and succeeded to break an almost six decades old altitude record. The previous record, which was set in 1961 stood at 29,799 feet. Melanie and Patrick soared well above that height and broke the record by almost 2000 feet.Read More

Members of 410, 401, and 409 operations and maintenance sections meet to discuss planning and execution of Exercise AUTUMN BLITZ, a wing wide exercise being conducted from October 14 to 28, 2020. “The extensive and sometimes complex exercise is meant to cement the working relationships between 4 Wing units.” - LCol Kettles, 410 Commanding Officer. The increase in operations on the Wing is focusing on achieving and sustaining aircraft serviceability, support functions, and integrated planning and execution processes to sustain 4 Wing’s capacity to force generate and maintain proficiency.
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4 Wing Units working together

October 20, 2020 at 1:37 pm
Community Recreation ends CAF Sports Week  with some virtual fun

Community Recreation ends CAF Sports Week with some virtual fun

October 20, 2020 at 1:35 pm

Jennifer Bain, Community Recreation Supervisor In support of 4 Wing’s CAF Sports Week, our recreation team has put together an amazing day filled with fun virtual events to get the whole family moving. This event takes place at the end of Sports Week, Saturday 24 October, 2020. Defence team members can enjoy the full day of activities, or choose to participate in ones that suit their interest. Activities include; yoga and Zumba for adults, aRead More