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The Canadian International Air Show 2021 in Toronto
The Canadian International Air Show 2021 in Toronto

A show presented during a period of sanitary restrictions for COVID 19 reaches an audience beyond all expectations.

Airshows Nov 1, 2021
Monument Unveiled for Bomber Crew
Monument Unveiled for Bomber Crew

In October 2021, a monument was unveiled in the Netherlands, in the city of Almere. This monument was erected to commemorate the crew of Short Stirling BK716, the bomber that was recovered from the Markermeer last year.

Military Nov 1, 2021
The White Rose of Stalingrad - Lilya Litvyak
The White Rose of Stalingrad - Lilya Litvyak

The story of the top scoring female ace of World War II.

Military Nov 1, 2021
Britain's V-Force
Britain's V-Force

In 1947, Britain needed a long-range jet bomber which would be capable of delivering nuclear weapons. The British defence industry responded and Bomber Command ended up with three highly capable nuclear bombers.

Military Nov 1, 2021
Tiger Meet Turns 60!
Tiger Meet Turns 60!

In 1961, three NATO squadrons, all of which had a tiger in their respective emblems, gathered at RAF (Royal Air Force) Woodbridge in England and held the first ‘Tiger Meet’. This turned into an annual tradition that is still going strong today.

Military Oct 1, 2021
Grumman’s Fabulous Felines
Grumman’s Fabulous Felines

The Wildcat and Hellcat personified Grumman’s unofficial motto, “Make it strong, make it work, make it simple.” These elementary ingredients formed the recipe for Grumman’s rugged and dependable naval fighters.

Military Oct 1, 2021
When the pandemic moves an air show over your house
When the pandemic moves an air show over your house

On June 26, as it has done every two years since 1953, the 3rd Wing of Royal Canadian Air Force CFB Bagotville in Quebec presented its 2021 edition of the SAIB (Bagotville International Air Show), the largest Canadian military air show.

Airshows Sep 1, 2021
Defending Lima Site 85
Defending Lima Site 85

Clandestine operations in one of the most controversial wars in history set the stage for one of the strangest and unique air battles ever fought.

Military Sep 1, 2021
Big X
Big X

Roger Bushell was not an ace, but his actions had a tremendously disruptive impact on wartime Germany. His name may not be known to many, but he was the mastermind behind one of the most famous events of World War II.

History Sep 1, 2021
Sukhoi Su-75 Checkmate Unveiled
Sukhoi Su-75 Checkmate Unveiled

After much speculation, and quite a few leaks on social media, Russia has finally unveiled its answer to the West's F-35: the Sukhoi Su-75 Checkmate.

Military Jul 21, 2021
Workforce Solutions for Aviation and Aerospace
Workforce Solutions for Aviation and Aerospace

A new corporation has been created to focus on supporting the aviation and aerospace industry to prepare the future workforce.

Aviation Management Jun 1, 2021
Air Policing in Romania
Air Policing in Romania

From September to December 2020, the Royal Canadian Air Force 433 Tactical Fighter Squadron deployed CF-188 Hornets to Mihail Kogalniceanu Airbase in Romania. The main purpose was to perform NATOair policing missions, but there was more.

News Feb 1, 2021