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Royal Canadian Air Force Colours presentation

On Friday, September 1, 2017, listen for and join your Royal Canadian Air Force as we honour their past and future with an historic Colours Presentation Ceremony at Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto, starting at 12:30 p.m.

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411 Squadron at Dieppe

The RCAF’s 411 Squadron was in the thick of the action during the ill-fated raid on Dieppe in 1942.

Four men, one in a civlian suit and three in olive green military flying uniforms.

Canadian astronaut Jeremy Hansen promoted to colonel

Colonel Jeremy Hansen, a Royal Canadian Air Force pilot undergoing astronaut training with the Canadian Space Agency and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, was promoted to that rank on August 17, 2017.

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