Royal Canadian Air Force

Type: Organization
Name: Royal Canadian Air Force
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Canadian Armed Forces units to train with NATO partners during a fleet exercise off Atlantic Coast

Five Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) warships and four Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) aircraft will participate alongside NATO allies in a multinational fleet exercise that is taking place off the Atlantic Coast beginning August 5, and continuing throughout ... [Published Noodls - 1 hour ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Cochranite helps restore Cold War-era fighter jet

06:00 amCochrane resident Col. Gerry Morrison and Calgarian Cpl. Gary Watson are hoping to preserve some of the Canadian history from the Cold War by rebuilding a Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) jet fighter, the CF-104 Starfighter at the Springbank A ... [Published Cochrane Eagle - 14 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Invitation to sixth annual Mayor's Veteran's Dinner

) To help commemorate the contributions of local area veterans, Waterloo Mayor Brenda Halloran will host the sixth annual Mayor's Veteran's Dinner at the 404 Wing Rotary Adult Centre on Sept. 19, 2014. Media are invited to attend and Mayor Halloran will ... [Published Noodls - 14 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

9-year-old kayaker meets Coast Guard rescue crew

WHEELING, IL (WTAQ) - A nine-year-old suburban Chicago boy was reunited Tuesday with a Coast Guard crew that helped rescue him from Lake Michigan at Door County.Tommy Alter and other relatives met the chopper crew at the Chicago Executive Airport. Tommy ... [Published 1440 WNFL - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

Canadian air force notes ‘significant’ savings by hiring foreign pilots

OTTAWA—The Royal Canadian Air Force reaps “significant” savings by hiring foreign military pilots to fly its aircraft, a briefing note says.Thanks to their past experience flying transport aircraft, fighter jets or helicopters, foreign pilots can quickly ... [Published Metro Canada - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Canadian fighter pilots sent to U.S. for training after repeated problems at home: documents

The Canadian military had to send its fledgling fighter pilots to the United States because of continuing problems with training, including several plane crashes, according to documents obtained by Postmedia News. Canadian and foreign fighter pilots ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

NATO's Canadian commander in Libya 'disappointed' with lack of progress

The Canadian who led NATO's mission in Libya three years ago says the international community under the guidance of the United Nations should have done more to ensure the country was on a path to long-term stability.Retired lieutenant-general Charles ... [Published CBC - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Rescued boy reunited with U.S. Coast Guard crew

CHICAGO, IL. (CBS & WFRV) This was the scene several weeks ago in Door County - a happy ending after an intense search for three missing kayakers who spent the night on Lake Michigan.Today one of those rescued,   a 9-year-old Illinois boy,   was reunited ... [Published WeAreGreenBay.com - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Centennial grad joins RCAF team at world military exercise

BRAMPTON — Brampton Centennial grad Capt. Sean Hill is part of a dedicated team   assigned to the Royal Canadian Air Force’s (RCAF) Air Task Force at Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2014, the world’s premier joint maritime exercise, taking place around the ... [Published Mississauga News - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 2 reports

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada to mark the second annual Korean War Veterans Day

Prime Minister's Office Sunday 27th July, 2014Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement to mark the second annual Korean War Veterans Day: "Today, we honour the more than 26,000 Canadians who fought to defend the freedom of the ... [Published Canada Standard - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Hanover Pilot Hit by Lightning

8:14 AM by Bayshore News StaffRoyal Canadian Air Force pilot Adam Runge and his C-F-18, hit by lightningAdam Runge of Hanover says his C-F-18 was hit by lightning over Alberta on Thursday, but he is OK and there is no visible damage to his plane.( Alberta ... [Published Bayshore Broadcasting Corporation - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Lightning hits CF-18

THE CANADIAN PRESSWHITECOURT, Alta.—Officials with the Royal Canadian Air Force said technicians are investigating after a pilot was forced to land his CF-18 yesterday when it was hit by lightning.The plane was being flown from High River in southern ... [Published Fort Frances Times - Jul 25 2014]

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...force that is ready to meet the challenges of an ever-evolving landscape," said Rear-Admiral John Newton, Commander of Maritime Forces Atlantic. "The RCN and RCAF members are excited to be working with our allies in order to meet the challenges posed by complex warfare scenarios, finding innovative solutions to the tasks at hand."
"China, Russia and Saudi Arabia are among the 23 countries around the world that have more than doubled their military expenditure since 2004."
"Canada is a strong supporter of NATO and remains committed to doing our part as a member of the Alliance. Training in multinational exercises helps ensure the Canadian Armed Forces are able to work effectively alongside our like-minded allies."
"We are expecting that the visit will generate a lot of interest and that many people will want to come along and see the aircraft for themselves. We obviously need to make arrangements to ensure the visit goes smoothly which is why we will be asking people who do want to come along to pre-book visitor passes. All profits from the event will go to Warplane Heritage Museum."

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Canadian air force notes ‘significant’ savings ... [Published Metro Canada - Jul 30 2014]
Hiring foreign pilots helps bottom line, air fo... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 30 2014]
Canadian fighter pilots sent to U.S. for traini... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 30 2014]
Rescued boy reunited with U.S. Coast Guard crew [Published WeAreGreenBay.com - Jul 30 2014]
NATO's Canadian commander in Libya 'disappointe... [Published CBC - Jul 30 2014]
‘Lake is a dangerous place,’ say parents of res... [Published Lake County News Sun - Jul 29 2014]
Brian Power-Waters, aviator and competitive sen... [Published Baltimore Sun - Jul 29 2014]
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Canadian Air Task Force Romania and Romanian Ai... [Published Department of National Defence Canada - Jul 29 2014]
Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada to Ma... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 29 2014]
Rescued Boy to Meet Coast Guard Crew [Published NBC Chicago - Jul 29 2014]
A very special day for this World War II veteran [Published Penticton Herald - Jul 29 2014]
Centennial grad joins RCAF team at world milita... [Published Mississauga News - Jul 29 2014]
Matthew Fisher: Canada struggles to bring Navy ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 28 2014]
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Canadian fighter pilots sent to U.S. for traini... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 30 2014]
The Canadian military had to send its fledgling fighter pilots to the United States because of continuing problems with training, including several plane crashes, according to documents obtained by Postmedia News. Canadian and foreign fighter pilots ...
Matthew Fisher: Canada struggles to bring Navy ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 28 2014]
ABOARD HMCS CALGARY — These are difficult times for the Royal Canadian Navy. Earlier this month, Canada’s top sailor, Vice-Admiral Mark Norman, ordered HMCS Whitehorse home to CFB Esquimalt from a mine-sweeping drill near San Diego that is part of the ...
Could Canada lease P-8 maritime patrol aircraft? [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Jul 21 2014]
The Conservative government has delayed the purchase of a new maritime patrol aircraft to replace the current Aurora fleet. It won’t be until 2027-2030 until that replacement gets underway. Lack of money was the culprit. The RCAF had its eye on the ...
Michael Den Tandt: Old foreign-policy nostrums ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 21 2014]
Stephen Harper and John Baird, foreign-policy innovators and grandmasters of soft power? Nonsense, Liberals pining for the Pearson era will say. Balderdash, the Tories themselves will scoff, at least about the “soft power” part. And yet it’s true. Prime ...
Upgrades to Aurora aircraft puts Royal Canadian... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Jul 15 2014]
The silhouette of a nuclear-powered U.S. navy Los Angeles class attack submarine, its periscope slashing through the surface, was quickly spotted by the crew of a Royal Canadian Air Force CP-140 Aurora maritime patrol aircraft during a five-hour mission ...
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