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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.
Late last year, the 1st Regiment of Artillery of Bourogne, based in northeast France, organized the eighth edition of the Royal Black Hawk exercise, in which more than 400 soldiers and a dozen combat helicopters participated.
The remarkable story of the "luckiest man alive."
On the evening of March 29, 1943. During World War II, a young crew of seven boarded their Short Stirling bomber, with serial BK716, for their third mission. The target was Berlin, a feared destination, because of the heavy anti-air defence. That night, BK716 disappeared. For decades, nobody knew what happened to the aircraft and her crew, until last year.
The fourth edition of Exercise Baccarat, organized by the French Army’s (Armée de Terre) 4th Air Combat Brigade (4e Brigade d’Aérocombat - 4e BAC), took place in the French Alps during the second and third weeks of September.
Edwin Alliott Verdon Roe was responsible for designing the first aircraft with an enclosed cabin and patented the control column. During World War I, thousands of AVRO 504 biplanes served in combat and as training aircraft.
Despite rainy weather, tens of thousands of enthusiasts attended this year’s spectacular airshow held in Abbotsford, bc.
Although not quite as famous as the Experimental Aircraft Association’s (EAA) AirVenture in Oshkosh, WI, the world’s second largest aviation expo is certainly worth attending.
“A ‘perfect’ event may be unattainable, but AirVenture 2018 came about as close as one could imagine. The combination of outstanding programs, aircraft variety, a robust economy, and good weather combined to complement the efforts of our staff and 5,000 volunteers throughout the grounds. The week was upbeat, exciting, and filled with many ‘Only at Oshkosh’ moments.” - EAA Chairman Jack Pelton