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First Interim Fighter Jets Arrive in Cold Lake

– On February 17, the Royal Canadian Air Force marked the arrival of the first two interim fighter aircraft from Australia, an important milestone and investment in sustaining our current CF-18 Hornet fleet.

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RCAF announces pilot for 2019 CF-18 Demonstration Team

– Captain Brian Kilroy will be the 2019 Demo Hornet pilot, and his specially painted aircraft will celebrate the RCAF’s pathway to the stars and the 70th anniversary of NATO.

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RCAF Commander’s statement on the November 20 Auditor General’s report

– The Auditor General of Canada released a report on November 20, 2018, that discussed the Canadian Armed Forces’ fighter force. In this statement, the commander addresses issues raised in the report. “On November 20, 2018, the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) released a report on Canada’s Fighter Force. It highlighted key points regarding the …

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“Q” Duty

– “Q Duty” may be the RCAF’s most important mission: defending and deterring threats from Canadian sovereign airspace. Pilots and support personnel are ready to go on a moment’s notice—and consume lots of coffee while they are on duty.

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