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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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J.A.D. McCurdy: the father of Canadian military aviation

– As the RCAF celebrates its 95th anniversary, we look back at the father of Canadian military aviation, J.A.D. McCurdy, designer and pilot of the Silver Dart.

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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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DC-3 Dakota with Polish war-time connections heading to Poland

– A Second World War-era DC-3 Dakota with strong connections to the Polish Air Force is being returned from 17 Wing Winnipeg to Poland.

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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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