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413 Squadron honorary colonel no stranger to SAR

413 Squadron honorary colonel no stranger to SAR

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 »

Source: Royal Canadian Air Force, 14-Aug-17

Canada considers converting VVIP AW101 spares ships to SAR role

Canada considers converting VVIP AW101 spares ships to SAR role

Lost hikers or stranded fishermen could find themselves being rescued by helicopters once designed to transport U.S. presidents. See full story.

Source: OttawaCitizen, 10-Jun-15

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Boeing selects Rockwell Collins for Canadian CH-147 service and support

Boeing selects Rockwell Collins for Canadian CH-147 service and support

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 »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 29-May-15

CAE launches Canadian Chinook training centre

CAE launches Canadian Chinook training centre

Today at CANSEC, Canada’s premiere defence trade show, CAE announced that a comprehensive suite of CH-147F Chinook simulators and training devices have completed on-site acceptance testing at Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Petawawa and are now ready-for-use by the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF). The RCAF has begun interim pilot training using the CH-147F weapon systems… Read more »

Source: CAE, 28-May-15

443 Maritime Helicopter Squadron: New hangar opened and new Colour consecrated

443 Maritime Helicopter Squadron: New hangar opened and new Colour consecrated

A ceremony was held to mark the official opening and naming of 443 Maritime Helicopter Squadron’s new hangar facility at the Victoria International Airport in British Columbia on April 9, 2015. The ceremony, presided over by the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, Judith Guichon, also included the consecration of a new Colour (standard) for the… Read more »

Source: RCAF, 23-Apr-15

Boeing-Built CH-147F Maintenance Training Center Opens in Canada

Boeing-Built CH-147F Maintenance Training Center Opens in Canada

In 2013 and 2014, The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) took delivery of 15 new Boeing-built CH-147F Chinook helicopters, among the most capable and advanced variants of the legendary Chinook family. Now, the RCAF and Boeing have unveiled an equally advanced training facility for those helicopters. The Medium-to-Heavy Lift Helicopters (MHLH) Maintenance Training Center at… Read more »

Source: Boeing, 16-Apr-15

RCAF Soldiers learn to be first responders during Angkor Sentinel 2015

RCAF Soldiers learn to be first responders during Angkor Sentinel 2015

Members of the 18th Medical Command Group conducted a four-day, medical first responder exercise for soldiers from the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces, March 11, 2015. Working in two-man teams, the RCAF soldiers simulated responding to a humanitarian assistance/disaster relief scenario where patients with medical needs were waiting. Each patient was assessed and treated as necessary,… Read more »

Source: RCAF, 18-Mar-15

Boeing Delivers Advanced Chinook Maintenance Training Devices to Canada

Boeing Delivers Advanced Chinook Maintenance Training Devices to Canada

Boeing [NYSE: BA] recently delivered a maintenance training system to the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) that will help prepare technicians to keep the RCAF’s CH-147F Chinook helicopters mission ready. The Chinook Maintenance Trainer includes a complete airframe and an interactive display system that allow the technicians to gain experience addressing a number of scenarios…. Read more »

Source: Boeing, 13-Jan-15

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AETE team tests Chinooks in Canada’s North

AETE team tests Chinooks in Canada’s North

How vast is Canada’s North? Five Aerospace Engineering Test Establishment (AETE) personnel from 4 Wing Cold Lake, Alberta, flew to Canadian Forces Station (CFS) Alert in August to test navigation systems on two CH-147F Chinook helicopters. Their mission – from Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Petawawa, Ontario, to Alert, Nunavut, and then to Iqaluit, on Baffin… Read more »

Source: RCAF, 19-Nov-14

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Sea King detachment support to successful counter-terrorism mission

Sea King detachment support to successful counter-terrorism mission

Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Regina returned to Esquimalt, B.C., on March 14, following a successful eight-month deployment. During the deployment, the ship’s crew conducted maritime security and counter-terrorism operations in the Arabian Sea region. HMCS Regina deployed with a crew of 225 personnel, a shipboard unmanned aerial vehicle detachment, and a CH-124 Sea King… Read more »

Source: RCAF, 26-Mar-13

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