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Master Corporal Leslie Blair headed to Aerospace Maintenance Competition in Atlanta

– Master Corporal Leslie Blair from Shearwater, Nova Scotia, is one of more than 30 RCAF aircraft technicians headed to an air maintenance competition being held April 8 to 11, 2019, in Atlanta, Georgia.

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RCAF all-women technician team heads to international competition

– The world’s best air technicians will test their skills at the annual Air Maintenance Competition in Atlanta, Georgia, in April 2019. The RCAF is sending five teams to compete, including an all-women team.

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RCAF leads Canadian Armed Forces space initiatives

– The Royal Canadian Air Force oversees space capabilities, responsibilities and personnel within the Canadian Armed Forces.

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The sky’s the limit: the RCAF`s Honorary Colonel Jim Kyte

– Former NHL star Jim Kyte has joined the ranks of another organization that reaches for the stars in his role as a Royal Canadian Air Force honorary colonel.

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Search for two people onboard missing helicopter concludes

– The search for two people onboard a helicopter that went missing between Sudbury and Kapuskasing, Ontario, ended with the discovery of their aircraft on March 11, 2019. Unfortunately, when RCAF SAR techs arrived at the crash site, Jody and Nicole Blais were found without vital signs.

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Willa Walker blazed the trail for RCAF airwomen

– A natural-born leader, Willa Walker was responsible for setting up training depots all over Canada and for the overall discipline and efficiency of the RCAF Women’s Division. Her enthusiasm and determination convinced many young women to follow in her footsteps.

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Op Driftnet: Demons in the South Pacific

– Aircrew, groundcrew and a CP-140 Aurora aircraft from 407 Long Range Patrol Squadron deployed to Fiji in January 2019 to carry out surveillance patrols to counter illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing.

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Siblings visit grave of RCAF father 57 years after his death overseas

– Kerry Balcom and his sister, Anne Marie Pearle, recently visited the grave of their father, RCAF Sergeant Gordon R. Balcom, in France, for the first time in more than 50 years.

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Gallant four remembered 40 years on

– Three American, one Canadian aircrew gave their lives in a rescue 40 years ago.

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Mark your calendars for the 2019 RCAF Run

– The 2019 RCAF Run will take place on May 26, 2019.

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