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A bouncing bomb at Nanton, Alberta

As part of the Bomber Command Museum of Canada’s commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Dambusters raid, the museum created a replica of the famed “bouncing bomb” and mounted it on their Lancaster, which is painted in the markings of a Dambusters Lancaster for the anniversary year.
October 17, 2018

At a long table, youths and men in uniforms look at photographs and documents.

Meeting of the minds

Playground advocates encourage wing commander to make play a priority.
October 12, 2018

A group of men stand in two rows in front of a stone fireplace. Several hold a large banner reading “50 Year Reunion”.

Reunion of 1968 pilot grads

Twenty-eight graduates of a 1968 RCAF pilot course got together in September 2018 in Esquimalt, British Columbia, to mark the 50th anniversary of the start of their Canadian Armed Forces careers
October 10, 2018

Five runners race beside one another in five lanes.

CAF athletes excel at World Master Athletics Championships

Canadian Armed Forces athletes excelled at the World Master Athletics Championships held September 4-16, 2018, in Malaga, Spain.
October 5, 2018

A man wearing a disruptive pattern camouflage uniform stands holding a flagpole with a flag in one hand and a military rifle in the other.

RCAF member takes “top shot” at military shooting competition

Lieutenant Baron Hordo, a member of the Royal Canadian Force, took home the Queen’s Medal for top Regular Force shooter at the 2018 Canadian Armed Forces Small Arms Competition held in September in Ottawa.
October 5, 2018

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Dambusters bomb sight replicated at the Bomber Command Museum of Canada

The Bomber Command Museum of Canada has replicated the deceptively simple wooden bomb sight used during the Dambusters raid to ensure the famous bouncing bombs were dropped at the right distance from the dams in the Ruhr Valley in May 1943
October 3, 2018

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Battle of Britain veteran marks 100th birthday

Flying Officer (retired) Ralph Wild was an instrument repair technician during the Battle of Britain. On September 27, 2018, he turned 100 and among those who sent him birthday wishes was the commander of the RCAF.
October 3, 2018

A vintage drop-wing single-engine aircraft flies in front of trees, with a flag in the foreground.

Heroes of the Battle of Britain remembered

The 78th anniversary of the Battle of Britain was marked on September 16, 2018, with a national ceremony in Gatineau, Québec.
October 1, 2018

Three people organize large kit bags beside a helicopter while two people in flight suits stand in front of the aircraft.

RCAF responds to state of emergency in British Columbia

The RCAF provided helicopters and personnel to assist in firefighting efforts in August 2018, in British Columbia during the province’s worst fire season in its history.
September 26, 2018

A man in a disruptive pattern military uniform, wearing headphones and a microphone, sits at a desk in front of a computer.

22 Wing North Bay executes worldwide synthetic battlefield exercise

In September 2018, 22 Wing North Bay executed an international battlefield exercise – all in virtual reality.
September 26, 2018

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