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Chinook once again takes to Canadian Skies

It has been 21 years since the distinctive ‘wokka-wokka’ sound of Canadian Chinooks was last heard in Canadian skies.

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Canada will begin taking delivery of its new CH-147F Chinook tactical helicopter fleet in 2013. They will be based at the newly re-established 450 Tactical Helicopter Squadron, which is located at Canadian Forces Base Petawawa, Ont., but is under the command of 1 Wing Kingston, Ont.

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Brigadier-General Martin Galvin, commander of 2 Canadian Air Division (2 CAD), visited 15 Wing Moose Jaw, Sask., 16 Wing Borden, Ont. and 22 Wing North Bay, Ont. in late November to present Canadian Forces members with medals and commendations.

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The final Flight Safety Investigation Report regarding the CH-147D Chinook in-flight explosion and fire which occurred August 5, 2010 during a sustainment mission outside Kandahar Airfield is now available on the Air Force Directorate of Flight Safety website.

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Commander 1 CAD visits 17 Wing

Major-General Pierre St-Amand, Commander 1 Canadian Air Division, made 17 Wing Winnipeg the first stop on his tour of Royal Canadian Air Force Wings on 23 October.

 

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Members of 429 Transport Squadron, nicknamed “the Bisons”, participated in a Trooping the Colour ceremony at 8 Wing Trenton, Ont., on November 7. During the ceremony, the squadron’s Colour — their unit’s symbol of pride and honour — was paraded for all to see.

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“Where have 35 years gone?”

Chief Warrant Officer Miles Barham posed that question on November 9, 2012, as he prepared to hand over his appointment as Chief Warrant Officer of the Royal Canadian Air Force to Chief Warrant Officer Kevin West. CWO Barham held the position of the most senior non-commissioned member of the RCAF for two and a half years.

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The North American Aerospace Defense Command will conduct exercise flights on Thursday as they practice intercept and identification procedures. Exercise flights will take place in multiple places.

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Air Force soars at Maple Resolve 2012

“I’m in charge of every thing that flies for this exercise,” explained Lieutenant-Colonel Jeff Smyth, the air component coordination element (ACCE) director for Exercise Maple Resolve 2012.

“In total, it’s 33 aircraft, although they’re not all in the airspace at the same time.”

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Exercise Maple Resolve, a month-long high-readiness training exercise involving nearly 4,000 soldiers, concluded today at the Canadian Manoeuvre Training Centre in Wainwright, Alta.

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