Post Tagged with: "410 Squadron"

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4 Wing participates in Flypast

January 12, 2021 at 2:11 pm

RCAF Two Royal Canadian Air Force CF-18 Hornets from 410 Squadron at 4 Wing Cold Lake, Alberta conducted a flypast of the memorial service forCalgary Police Service officer, Sergeant Andrew Harnett, in Calgary, on January 9, 2021. The flypast took place over the Calgary Police Service Headquarters, located at 5111 47th Street NE, at approximately 3 p.m. MST. The flypast continued over the community of Strathmore and its branch of the Royal Canadian Legion, inRead More

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Sports Day at the beach

July 2, 2019 at 1:44 pm

The Courier Most people go to the beach to relax and soak up some rays. Not these folks. For Health Promotion representative Cpl. Shane Mancini it means sweat. Lots of it. And perhaps sore muscles. Mancini moved Sports Day for his 410 Tactical Fighter (Operational Training) Squadron to a more appealing location to make it more fun after asking members if it’s a change they would welcome. The response was positive after he arranged forRead More

The eight new graduates are joined by instructors and other 410 Squadron personnel on graduation day. Half of the new Hornet pilots are posted to squadrons in Bagotville, the other half to Cold Lake.
Photo: Corporal Bryan Carter, Wing Imaging

Eight pilots graduate from FPC 60

July 3, 2018 at 3:40 pm

Jeff Gaye Eight new CF-18 Hornet pilots have graduated from 410 Squadron, and will report to their respective tactical fighter squadrons this summer. Fighter Pilot Course 60 (FPC 60) wrapped up last Thursday with a flypast and a traditional mess dinner. The course director, Capt Brian Kilroy, said he is pleased to see all eight course candidates graduate from the demanding training. “The course as whole is always a triumph,” he said. “It was goodRead More

410 Squadron is the “A” Division champion.
Photo: Jeff Gaye

Rec volleyball season ends

April 17, 2018 at 11:33 am

The Courier The Inter-Section recreational volleyball season finished last week. 410 Squadron won the “A” side championship, defeating 1 AMS in the final. The Medical/Dental team upset Team PSP to win the “B” side.

Fighter Pilot Course 59 Graduating students pose for a group photo on the Tarmac outside 2 Hangar on January 24, 2018 at 4 Wing, Cold Lake, Alberta. 

Rear (left to right): Captain (Capt) Graham Tough, Capt Felix St-Jean, and Capt Nathanael Lockhart
Center (left to right): Capt Laurent Lorette, and Tucker Densmore
Front (left to right): Capt Nigel Mills, Conor Anson-Cartwright, Capt Adam Appleby, Capt Eric Blakie, and Capt Robert Cohoe 

Photo:  OS Erica Seymour, 4 Wing Imaging
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FPC 59 honours the memory of Capt Thomas McQueen

March 6, 2018 at 7:14 pm

submitted Every Fighter Pilot Course (FPC) that graduates at 410 Squadron offers a class gift to the squadron as a way of saying thanks. This often takes the form of upgrades to the lounge or the barbecue area – a “quality of life” gift to make the workdays easier for squadron personnel. FPC 59, which graduated this month, decided instead to honour the legacy of Capt Thomas “Toast” McQueen, who was killed when his CF-18 Hornet crashed in November 2016.Read More

Capt Nigel Mills prepares to take off for his last flight of FPC 59. Capt Mills is one of eight graduates of the course.
Photo: Jeff Gaye

Eight new fighter pilots graduate from FPC 59

February 13, 2018 at 3:13 pm

Jeff Gaye 410 Tactical Fighter (Training) Squadron wrapped up Fighter Pilot Course 59 on Friday with two flypasts and a traditional mess dinner. The FPC takes RCAF pilots who have graduated from Fighter Lead-In Training on the CT-155 Hawk jet at 419 Squadron, and trains them to fly the CF-18 Hornet in RCAF fighter operations. The course also graduated one candidate in the Experienced Fighter Pilot Course (EFPC). Four of the newly-minted fighter pilots willRead More