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Air Show 2018 Performers Schedule

Air Show 2018 Performers Schedule

July 17, 2018 at 10:07 am
Air Show Traffic Plan

Air Show Traffic Plan

July 17, 2018 at 10:03 am

Event Layout In order to ensure everyone’s safety, please be aware that all bags and carried items are subject to search by gate security staff. All attendees carrying bags are advised to expect wait times due to bag searches at the admission gates. Please see list of prohibited items at the Frequently Asked Questions page on the Cold Lake Air Show website at www.coldlakeairshow.com The 2018 Cold Lake Air Show requests spectators adhere to theRead More

Cold Lake Air Show is ready to roar

Cold Lake Air Show is ready to roar

July 17, 2018 at 8:58 am

Jeff Gaye 4 Wing has all hands on deck as we get down to the final preparations for the 2018 Cold Lake Air Show. Col Eric Grandmont, chair of the air show committee, says the whole weekend from Friday’s Full Throttle festival downtown to two days of flying, will be a thrilling audience experience. The excitement, he says, begins with the lineup of performers. Cold Lake will have the United States Air Force F-22 Raptor’sRead More

Master Sgt Jamie Fleming, Maj “Loco” Lopez and Tech Sgt Yamil Reyes Sanchez came for a look at 4 Wing in advance of July’s Cold Lake Air Show.
Photo: Jeff Gaye

F-22 Raptor team checks out Cold Lake Air Show site

June 19, 2018 at 3:16 pm

Jeff Gaye Three members of the United States Air Force F-22 Raptor demonstration team were in Cold Lake last week to do a site survey before their performance at this summer’s Cold Lake Air Show. They checked in with air show organizers, and inspected 4 Wing’s security and service infrastructure. Maj Paul “Loco” Lopez, Tech Sgt Yamil Reyes Sanchez and Master Sgt Jamie Fleming were pleased with what they saw in Cold Lake. Maj Lopez,Read More

Capt Porteous gives us a topside view of the paint scheme.
Photo: Cpl Manuela Berger, Wing Imaging

Demo Team is ready to fly

April 10, 2018 at 3:17 pm

Jeff Gaye The 2018 CF-18 Demo Team is excited to get the show on the road. Capt Stefan Porteous from 433 Squadron in Bagotville will fly the specially-painted Hornet, displaying its NORAD 60 theme. “I believe this year’s design does a perfect job reflecting the invaluable 60-year link we’ve enjoyed with our American allies through the North American Aerospace Defense Command structure,” Capt Porteous said. “To be able to shine a light on the constantRead More

CF-18 Demo Jet transformation is underway

CF-18 Demo Jet transformation is underway

March 6, 2018 at 7:01 pm

Jeff Gaye A typical grey CF-18 Hornet jet went into the paint bay at 4 Wing’s refinishing shop last week. The jet that comes out will dazzle crowds at air shows across North America this summer, including the Cold Lake Air Show July 21 and 22. Capt Jeff Chester designed the CF-18 Demonstration Hornet’s paint scheme in consultation with Jim Belliveau, who has completed dozens of custom designs on RCAF aircraft. “The aircraft celebrates theRead More