RCAF Hornets to enhance Romania air policing

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August 17, 2017

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The Royal Canadian Air Force will send approximately 135 personnel and four CF-188 Hornet fighter jets to Constanta, a city on the shores of the Black Sea in southeastern Romania, for a four-month mission from September to December. DND Photo

RCAF Hornets to enhance Romania air policing

Four CF-188 Hornet fighter jets will take to the skies of Romania beginning next month, part of a Canadian Armed Forces air task force to augment NATO and Romanian aircraft patrolling that country’s airspace.

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Lockheed Martin's CC-130J Super Hercules has served as the workhorse for the RCAF since 1960. Lockheed Martin Photo

CC-130J Super Hercules delivers IRB commitments for Canada

Lockheed Martin has successfully completed its required $1.4 billion Industrial Regional Benefits commitments to Canada, associated with the purchase of 17 CC-130J Super Hercules aircraft in 2007.

One of the prizes includes a propeller blade from the Lancaster when flown to the U.K. in 2014. Bidders can own a piece of history by taking home a retired Hamilton Standard propeller that made the journey across the Atlantic on the Museum’s Lancaster VR-A. The prop is mounted and painted in the correct black body and yellow tip with a plaque stating its authenticity. Photo provided by the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum

CWHM reveals Sky's the Limit Charity Auction details

The Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum will be holding a Sky’s the Limit Charity Auction on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at the Museum in Hamilton, Ont.


DART promotes safety in helicopter industry with cable cutter system

DART cable cutter system saves aircraft and crew during dangerous wire strike in rural Portugal.

Shree Airlines has launched new fixed-wing operations in the regions of Nepal with two CRJ200 aircraft and one CRJ700 aircraft. Bombardier Photo

Shree Airlines joins Bombardier's family of CRJ Series aircraft operators

The Nepali carrier commenced service with its first CRJ200 aircraft on Aug. 11, 2017.

Trevor Knox is responsible for administering and managing all day-to-day operations relating to maintenance activities that Flying Colours undertakes at the Peterborough facility. Flying Colours Photo

Flying Colours Corp. appoints new director of maintenance

Flying Colours Corp. has confirmed the appointment of Trevor Knox as director of maintenance.


 News From The Web

New Canadian Tourism College campus to include flight lab
 Source: straight.com


Airline passenger bill of rights a top priority for Mississauga MPs
 Source: mississauga.com


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An Air Canada Boeing 777 aircraft racing off at Toronto Pearson International Airport. Photo submitted by Rinat Haque‎

An Air Canada Boeing 777 aircraft racing off at Toronto Pearson International Airport. Photo submitted by Rinat Haque‎
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