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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
Royal Black Hawk
Royal Black Hawk

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.

Military Feb 1, 2021
Captain John Hedley
Captain John Hedley

The remarkable story of the "luckiest man alive."

Remembering the Pioneers Feb 1, 2021
Lost, but not forgotten
Lost, but not forgotten

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.

Military Dec 1, 2020
BACCARAT 2020 War in the Mountains
BACCARAT 2020 War in the Mountains

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.

Military Dec 1, 2020
Sir Alliott Verdon Roe
Sir Alliott Verdon Roe

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.

Remembering the Pioneers Dec 1, 2020
Abbotsford International Airshow 2019
Abbotsford International Airshow 2019

Despite rainy weather, tens of thousands of enthusiasts attended this year’s spectacular airshow held in Abbotsford, bc.

Military Oct 1, 2019