CF-18 Demonstration Team

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The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Captain Matthew Kutryk as the pilot for the 2017 CF-18 Demonstration Team.

Captain Kutryk will wow audiences around North America during the 2017 air show season, flying his specially painted CF-188 Hornet commemorating Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation.

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2017 Season Theme

2017 will feature Canada’s 150th Anniversary of Confederation.

Throughout the year, the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces will support the Government of Canada in its Canada 150 celebration, participating in numerous events across the country. The upcoming air show season is a special opportunity for the RCAF to join Canadians across the nation as we celebrate our shared values, our achievements and our place in the world.

CF-188 Hornet painted to commemorate Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation

Contact Information

For booking Canadian Armed Forces aircraft to participate in your community's air show or special event and for questions about the CF-18 Demonstration Team

Please visit the Event Booking page; or contact:

1 Canadian Air Division Special Events
Phone: (204) 833-2500 ext. 5228

For Public Affairs or media questions

Please contact:

1 Canadian Air Division Public Affairs