Military

features April 19, 2021 Back in show business

How the three major North American military aviation display teams are gearing up for what is hoped to be a far healthier 2021 schedule.

news April 2, 2021 Airbus, and not Boeing, qualifies for RCAF future tanker

Public Services and Procurement Canada on April 1 released a list of qualified suppliers to participate in the next phases of the RCAF’s Strategic Tanker Transport Capability project, and only Airbus Defence and Space's A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport made the cut.

news March 17, 2021 Air assault in the Arctic

Over two weeks in mid-February, two CH-147F Chinooks and a 40-person detachment from 450 Tactical Helicopter Squadron got a bracing test of extreme winter training during Arctic Warrior 2021 in Alaska.

news March 15, 2021 New programs cut Air Force pilot shortage

Thanks to a series of initiatives to reduce a pilot shortage and retain experience on its frontline squadrons, the RCAF has cut its shortage of pilots from 203 at the end of 2019, to 145 as of December 2020.