Category Archives: RCAF

CFS Barrington

FPS-27 Radar tower Canadian Forces Station Barrington, also referred to as CFS Barrington, was a Canadian Forces Station located at Baccaro Point near the southwestern-most point of Nova Scotia. Construction of a Pinetree Line of Ground-Control Intercept (GCI) radar site … Continue reading

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RCAF CH-149 Cormorant

An RCAF CH-149 Cormorant hovering over CFB Comox

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RCAF CC-115 Buffalo

An RCAF CC-115 Buffalo Search and Rescue aircraft flying over Kye Bay, Vancouver Island

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A bit of Bomarc

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This goes back to July 2013, when I just happened to be at the Bomarc Site in North Bay. In the fall of 1958 Prime Minister John Diefenbaker’s Conservative government announced an agreement with the US to deploy two squadrons … Continue reading

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Greenwood Military Aviation Museum

‘Poised for Flight’ I left the bench in this shot of the Arcturus (CP140A) at the Greenwood Military Aviation Museum, as the bench is a place for people to sit, reflect, remember, or have a bite to eat.

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Douglas Dakota Mk IV, C-47B-30-DK Skytrain

Snow and clouds framing the Douglas Dakota Mk IV, C-47B-30-DK Skytrain at the Greenwood Military Aviation Museum.

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CH-133A Labrador

CH-133A Labrador in the Air Park at the Greenwood Military Aviation Museum

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The big white golf ball

You may know what the big white golf ball is if you live bear CFB Greenwood, but if you’re just traveling around the Annapolis Valley this large white object on Stronach Mountain might be a bit of a curiosity. Area … Continue reading

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Greenwood Military Aviation Museum – CT-133 Silver Star

Lockheed/Canadair CT-133 Silver Star at the entrance to CFB Greenwood

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Greenwood Military Aviation Museum – CP-140A Arcturus

Lockheed CP-140A Arcturus at the Greenwood Military Aviation Museum A variant of the CP-140 Aurora, the CP-140A Arcturus was not equipped with surface and sub-surface warfare equipment. This made the Arcturus more fuel efficient, and well suited for crew training … Continue reading

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