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Leonardo congratulates the Royal Canadian Air Force crew of search and rescue helicopter “Rescue 901” for winning this year’s Cormorant Trophy for the rescue of five crewmen forced to abandon a fishing vessel 250 km offshore in fierce weather and rough seas. The recipients from 103 Squadron at CFB Gander are: Major Jim Pinhorn,… Read more »
Calian Group Ltd. (TSX:CGY) is pleased to announce it has been awarded a contract renewal worth up to $20 million in support of the Royal Canadian Air Force’s (RCAF) Airworthiness Program. Calian will provide highly skilled professionals with expertise in 66 different categories of aeronautics to help ensure Canada’s military fleet flies safely and effectively…. Read more »
Calian Group, 10-Apr-18
The RCAF has a timeline planned out for the overhaul of their Griffon helicopters, ensuring they can stay in service into the 2030s. The overhaul includes replacement of cockpit instruments, integration of new avionics, as well as modification to the flight simulators, reports Ottawa Citizen.
Honorary Colonel Colin MacDonald is all too aware of the role of search and rescue services in Atlantic Canada. The chairman of Clearwater Seafoods and co-owner and director of Clearwater Fine Foods was appointed honorary colonel of 14 Wing Greenwood’s 413 Transport and Rescue Squadron on July 12, 2017. “We have a fleet out there,… Read more »
Royal Canadian Air Force, 14-Aug-17
Lost hikers or stranded fishermen could find themselves being rescued by helicopters once designed to transport U.S. presidents. See full story.
The Boeing Company has awarded Rockwell Collins a contract to provide avionics service and support for the Royal Canadian Air Force’s (RCAF) fleet of 15 CH-147F helicopters. The Rockwell Collins Common Avionics Architecture System (CAAS) cockpit is featured on the CH-147F Chinook helicopter, which was delivered by Boeing to the RCAF in 2013 and 2014…. Read more »
Rockwell Collins, 29-May-15