Royal Canadian Air Force

Type: Organization
Name: Royal Canadian Air Force
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Council says no to signage bylaw changes

By Jane DeaconMULTIMEDIA ASSISTANT EDITORAt Monday's meeting, council voted against a proposal to relax signage bylaws for flood-affected businesses.The motion, brought forward by the Town of High River's planning department, was drafted in response to ... [Published High River Times - 1 hour ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Brantford to purchase Juno Beach tribute markers

The city is planning to purchase tribute markers at the Juno Beach Centre to honour the five Brantford soldiers who died on D-Day, June 6, 1944.The markers, which will include a plaque with the soldier's name, hometown and regiment, will be on display ... [Published Brantford Expositor - 5 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Friendly Match on Canadian Ice

A pair of LC-130 Skibirds from the New York Air National Guard's 109th AirliftWing in Scotia joined Royal Canadian Air Force aircraft to provide airlift andreconnaissance support during Operation Nunalivut in the Arctic. This marks thefirst time that ... [Published Air Force Association - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

KEHL, Kenneth Went to be with ...

KEHL, Kenneth Went to be with the Lord on April 9, 2014 at the age of 93. He is survived by his 3 sons Bruce, Ross (Janis) and Craig (Elizabeth) and daughter-in-law Robin Kehl; 5 grandchildren; Jason (Colleen), Ryan (Jody), Aaron, Becky, Jesse; 3 great ... [Published Penticton Herald - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Veteran's plea for information about lost comrade

RESTING PLACE: ThCanadian War Cemetery at Bretteville-sur-Laize, in Normandy, where Sgt Bill Hampseed, from Stockton, is buriedA SECOND World War veteran has appealed for help tracing relatives of a friend who was killed in action.Thomas Walton, of Saskatchewan, ... [Published Advertiser Series - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Canadian Air Force shares birthday with Air Force Academy

April 1 is a popular military birthday on both sides of the northern border.While most of Colorado Springs celebrated the Air Force Academy’s 60th birthday that day, a contingent at Peterson Air Force Base celebrated the 90th anniversary of the founding ... [Published Colorado Springs Gazette - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Pathé releases classic rescue footage

British Pathé, a UK-based former producer of newsreels and documentaries, recently uploaded a number of vintage air rescue clips to YouTube. While very much products of their respective time periods and countries of origin, with the British footage, for ... [Published Waypoint AirMed and Rescue Magazine - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

New chief executive

Tony Rucinski a former director of Scope and trustee of the RNIB will take over from Helen Jackman.Tony's career spans the financial, higher education and third sectors with award winning, board level responsibility for strategy and service delivery on ... [Published Macular Society - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Oakland University co-founder honored during Women in History Month

In honor of Women in History Month, Matilda Dodge Wilson (1883-1967) was honored by Daughters of the American Revolution and was selected as someone who has contributed significantly to the community in the areas of education, politics, women’s issues, ... [Published Oakland Press - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Canada Overhauls Requirements For SAR Aircraft Replacement

The Royal Canadian Air Force has jettisoned years of work on the purchase of a new fixed-wing search-and-rescue (FWSAR) aircraft fleet, but insists it will be ready in the coming months to acceptA link to this page will be included in your message. ... [Published DefenseNews.com - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Vision charity appoints CEO

The Macular Society has appointed Tony Rucinski as chief executive officer.Rucinski a former director of Scope and trustee of the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) will take over from Helen Jackman in May.He has held several government advisory ... [Published Optician Online - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Magellan wins RCAF’s CF-188 Hornet F404 engine maintenance contract

Magellan Aerospace has been awarded a contract for repair and overhaul (R&O) of the F404 afterburning turbofan engines that power the Royal Canadian Air Force's (RCAF) CF-188 Hornet aircraft fleet.The C$55m ($50.3m) competitively awarded contract has ... [Published Air Force Technology - Apr 10 2014]

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...largest helicopter manufacturers: The Opening General Session will then be concluded with the 34th Annual Alexander A Nikolsky Honorary Lecture, "Unified Approach for Accurate and Efficient Modeling of Composite Rotor Blade Dynamics" given by Prof. Dewey Hodges of the Georgia Institute of Technology
...the neighbourhood where the airport was built," said Ron Webber, who nominated his uncle over a decade ago in a terminal building naming contest. "He was an outstanding student born and raised in the Comox Valley and then gave his life in the fight for our freedom. My family could not be more proud that his name and legacy live on at our airport."
..."We see on the horizon the need for aircraft capabilities to meet Arctic taskings," said Lt Col. Clifford Souza of the 109th Operations Group. "We're trying to get out ahead of it and demonstrate LC-130 capabilities. … We want to develop joint capabilities and interoperability with the Canadian Arctic Forces because they have a need to maintain an airlift reach throughout the high Arctic" he added. The ski-equipped LC-130s are working alongside RCAF CC-138 Twin Otters to provision forward deployed forces in the vicinity of Resolute Bay...
"Fort Chip needs answers why a small community in a pristine location is suffering from these cancers, it makes no sense whatsoever. The report stated environmental causes, like the oil sands, were likely not to blame for cancer in Chip."

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Council says no to signage bylaw changes [Published High River Times - 1 hour ago]
AHS International Announces Forum 70 Special Pr... [Published American Banking News - 3 hours ago]
Will Don Draper Become D.B. Cooper? A Skyjackin... [Published Slate Magazine - 3 hours ago]
Brantford to purchase Juno Beach tribute markers [Published Brantford Expositor - 5 hours ago]
The Comox Valley Airport celebrates historic mi... [Published BusinessWeek - 5 hours ago]
Fort McMurray airport terminal getting ready fo... [Published Journal of Commerce Canada - 16 hours ago]
4 Wing Participates in NORAD Operation [Published Courier News and Publishing - 22 hours ago]
Calgary woman part of expedition rescued off ic... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 23 hours ago]
Europe’s largest military exercise marks first ... [Published The Aviationist - Apr 15 2014]
Friendly Match on Canadian Ice [Published Air Force Association - Apr 15 2014]
KEHL, Kenneth Went to be with ... [Published Penticton Herald - Apr 15 2014]
Veteran's plea for information about lost comrade [Published Advertiser Series - Apr 15 2014]
New Cancer Study Needed, Says Chief [Published Huffington Post Canada - Apr 15 2014]
Canadian Air Force shares birthday with Air For... [Published Colorado Springs Gazette - Apr 14 2014]
Pathé releases classic rescue footage [Published Waypoint AirMed and Rescue Magazine - Apr 14 2014]
Defence Related Parliamentary Answers – to 10th... [Published Think Defence - Apr 13 2014]
Oakland University co-founder honored during Wo... [Published Oakland Press - Apr 13 2014]
New chief executive [Published Macular Society - Apr 12 2014]
Canada Overhauls Requirements For SAR Aircraft ... [Published DefenseNews.com - Apr 12 2014]
NORAD Operation SPRING FORWARD concludes in Can... [Published Government of Canada - Apr 12 2014]
Fuhr looks to unseat Cannan [Published Castanet.net - Apr 11 2014]
Willis Blair, 90, remembered for his common tou... [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 11 2014]
Keith Kaiser is flying high with the pilot crew... [Published Fox41.com - Apr 11 2014]
April 10 Update on ICLCJ Proceedings Re: Pope C... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 10 2014]
Vision charity appoints CEO [Published Optician Online - Apr 10 2014]
Cambodian-Thai Border Not To Be Tense [Published Agence Kampuchea Presse - Apr 10 2014]
American navy drone wanders into Canadian airsp... [Published CBC - Apr 10 2014]
Magellan wins RCAF’s CF-188 Hornet F404 engine ... [Published Air Force Technology - Apr 10 2014]
Speaking with the Spirits: Author Don Mcqueen O... [Published Digital Journal - Apr 09 2014]
Canada’s Arctic operations are heating up [Published Department of National Defence Canada - Apr 09 2014]
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Calgary woman part of expedition rescued off ic... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 23 hours ago]
An Alberta woman whose previous snorkelling expedition to the Arctic resulted in a $2.7-million rescue by the Canadian Forces is planning an all-woman snorkel relay through the Northwest Passage. “If you can envision a swimming relay where one woman ...
Europe’s largest military exercise marks first ... [Published The Aviationist - Apr 15 2014]
UK Armed Forces and several partner nations arms battled each other in the air, at sea and on land in Europe’s largest military exercise this year. From Mar. 31 to Apr. 12, Joint Warrior 14-1 saw over 35 warships, 25 types of aircraft and more than 13,000 ...
Defence Related Parliamentary Answers – to 10th... [Published Think Defence - Apr 13 2014]
A regular round-up of defence related Parliamentary Questions, Answers and Written Statements. Afghanistan Angus Robertson:  To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how much the UK has spent on construction and maintenance of Camp Bastion ...
NEWS: Incoming — NORAD launches northern flight... [Published Nunatsiaq News - Online - Apr 04 2014]
If you hate airplane noise and live in Iqaluit, get ready to use your ear plugs.The North American Aerospace Defense Command, or NORAD, has launched a training exercise around Canada’s North that will unfold during the first two weeks of April.Iqaluit ...
Robert Smol: The Norwegian juggernaut [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 04 2014]
There is a widespread assumption currently pervading our government and the public that Canada has done all it can to defend the Arctic. But just how far have we gone in terms of Arctic defence and sovereignty protection? It’s instructive to compare ...
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Government of Canada Presents First Bomber Comm... [Published PR Newswire - Aug 26 2013]
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