Tag Archives: RCAF

Inside a RCAF Hercules

Just a few of the sights inside an RCAF CC-130 Hercules. © 2013 CKB Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2013

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Jets – the pointy end

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Mobile Air Traffic Services

While the mission remains the same, the equipment used by 8 Air Communication and Control Squadron (8 ACCS) has changed a lot over the years. The men and women of 8 ACCS, better known as the "Gypsies", have called 8 … Continue reading

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Grounded bird

Bell Twin Huey, CH-135 All images © 2013 carlykb.com Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2013

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A little yellow plane

RCAF CT-134. otherwise known as a Beechcraft Musketeer © 2013 CKB Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2013

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CF-188 Hornet

Pretty. Pretty fast – pretty deadly… © 2013 carlykb.com Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2013

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Simple markers

This is one of those “thinking” posts – the type where I show you images and you can think about them if you want to. Maybe think about the history behind them, why they are there, and maybe how attitudes … Continue reading

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Golden Hawk – some assembly required

The Golden Hawks were a Canadian military aerobatic flying team established in 1959 to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Royal Canadian Air Force. Initially a six-plane team was envisioned as performing for only one year with the Canadair Sabre … Continue reading

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Lancaster KB882

Lancaster Mk 10P KB882 was built in 1945 by Victory Aircraft Limited, Malton, Ontario and delivered to Britain, where the aircraft joined No. 428 Squadron RCAF in March of that year. The Lancaster was part of the first production batch … Continue reading

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Air Bear

An RCAF Teddy Bear – he looks a bit terrified as he was sitting in a Martin Baker ejection seat… Images by Katherine © 2012 CKB Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2012

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