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Above, the smaller of the two helicopters is a Bell Iroquois, CH-118. The larger tandem rotor helicopter is a Boeing-Vertol Model 107-II-28, CH-113A Labrador. Above, as the camera saw it, and below, as I saw it…
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The Comox Air Force Museum (CAFM), was founded in 1982 to reflect the role and history of 19 Wing (CFB/RCAF/RAF) Comox, the role and history of the Squadrons stationed there and significant Canadian Military Aviation of Western Canada. Originally started … Continue reading
A CH-146 Griffon helicopter from 8 Wing/CFB Trenton participating in a medical evacuation exercise at the Baker Island Training Area.
The CH-146 Griffon helicopter is a Utility Transport Tactical Helicopter (UTTH) used primarily for search and rescue (SAR) missions, tactical transport and humanitarian relief operations. The Griffon features GPS satellite navigation and Doppler radar systems. It is equipped with a … Continue reading
A Bell CH-146 Griffon from 424 (Tiger) Search and Rescue/Transport Squadron flying over Lake Ontario enroute to 8 Wing/CFB Trenton. In service in Canada since 1995, the Griffon is used primarily to support Army training, and other tasks including search … Continue reading
A Royal Canadian Air Force Polaris flying circuits over the Bay of Quinte as it approaches CFB Trenton.
The air show held by 8 wing at CFB Trenton was officially not an air show – okay. We had static displays, good, flying and a chance to see some awesome military equipment close up. Being the home of Canada’s … Continue reading