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Graduates of the multi-engine course, along with school personnel, Honorary Colonel Andy Fletcher (kneeling left) and Brigadier-General Mario Leblanc (left), gather for a photo after being presented with their pilot wings.
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10 new RCAF pilots proud to receive their wings

August 13, 2019 at 10:50 am

Lieutenant Camille MacKenzie Dolphin On Friday, July 26, 2019, ten Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) pilots successfully completed the third phase of their pilot course at 3 Canadian Forces Flying Training school in Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, and were given their official pilot wings. The ten new military pilots demonstrated the exceptional ability during their time learning to fly RCAF aircraft. Candidates receive their wings when they graduate the third phase of their pilot trainingRead More

David Charles Fairbanks, DFC (two bars), who served with the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War and went on to a distinguished career in Canadian aviation, will be inducted into Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame in May 2019. 
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Two Former RCAF Pilots Inducted into Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame

January 22, 2019 at 10:21 am

CAHF Two former members of the Royal Canadian Air Force will be inducted into Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame (CAHF) on May 16, 2019. They are among five individuals who will be inducted as Members of the Hall of Fame during the CAHF’s annual gala induction dinner and ceremonies. “In 2019, Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame will honour five individuals who have made outstanding contributions to Canadian aviation,” says Rod Sheridan, chairman of the boardRead More

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Members of the Aviation Hall of Fame gather for a photograph at the 2018 Induction Ceremony. Seated, from left, are Kathy Fox (inducted in 2016); Max Ward (1974); Russell Bannock (1983); George Miller (2015); Robert “Bud” White (1974); and featured guest speaker Dave Williams (2012). Standing, from left, are John Maris (2018); Paul Manson (2018); Robert Deluce (2017); Iain Bogie, representing his father, John Bogie (2018); Rosella Bjornson (1997); Greg Powell (2018); Jim McBride (2015); Barry Marsden (2009); and Danny Sitnam (2017)

Former RCAF Pilots Inducted into Aviation Hall of Fame

August 21, 2018 at 8:00 am

John Chalmers Four new Members were inducted into Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame at its annual dinner and ceremonies, held on June 7, 2018, in the Sunwest Aviation hangar at the Calgary International Airport. Their induction brings to 232 the total number of individuals who have been honoured for contributions to Canadian Aviation. The Royal Canadian Air Force was well represented at the gala event, and two former RCAF pilots were inducted as Members. PilotRead More