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A CF-188 Hornet in flight

CF-18 Demonstration Team celebrates RCAF centennial with 20-city performance schedule

By Skies Magazine | December 6, 2023

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A CF-188 Hornet in flight
The CF-18 Demonstration Hornet traditionally features a custom livery, which has yet to be revealed for the 2024 season. RCAF Photo

The Canadian Forces CF-18 Demonstration team will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) with a 20-date summer schedule that visits major centres and small cities across the country.

After debuting for the season May 18 in Comox, B.C., the Demo Team will visit cities as large as Toronto and towns as tiny as Leamington, Ont., where the team is set to wrap up its schedule Sept. 30.

The Demonstration Team will also perform at RAF Fairford in Goloucester, U.K., from July 19-21.

Here is the full schedule:

  • May 18 – Comox, B.C.
  • June 1-2 – St. Hubert, Que.
  • June 8-9 – Wasaga Beach, Ont.
  • June 15-16 – Borden, Ont.
  • June 19 – North Bay, Ont.
  • June 22-23 – Bagotville, Que.
  • June 29-30 – Trenton, Ont.
  • July 1 – Ottawa, Ont.
  • July 6-7 – Hamilton, Ont.
  • July 19-21 – RAF Fairford, Gloucester, U.K.
  • July 27-28 – Springbank, Alta.
  • Aug. 3-4 – Fort St. John, B.C.
  • Aug. 10-11 – Abbotsford, B.C.
  • Aug. 17-18 – Villeneuve, Alta.
  • Aug. 24-25 – Greenwood, N.S.
  • Aug. 31-Sept. 2 – Toronto, Ont.
  • Sept. 7-8 – Gatineau, Que.
  • Sept. 14-15 – London, Ont.
  • Sept. 21-22 – Mirabel, Que.
  • Sept. 28-30 – Leamington, Ont.

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