An old photograph of a man wearing a uniform with medals and standing in front of a vintage aircraft.

Patrouille de France visit recalls first French air demo in Canada

The oldest air demonstration team in the world, La Patrouille de France, will perform in Gatineau, Québec, with the Canadian Forces Snowbirds at Aero150 on April 30, 2017. On May 1 and 2, they will conduct flypasts in Montréal and the city of Quebec before departing from 3 Wing Bagotville, Québec, on May 4 for their return to France.

A woman in a green flight suit sits at a desk in an aircraft.

Women in Aviation: Lieutenant-Colonel Marie-Claude Osmond

Lieutenant-Colonel Marie-Claude Osmond talks about serving as the commanding officer of a Royal Canadian Air Force Long Range Patrol Squadron.

Two men in disruptive pattern combat uniforms, one on either side of a service counter, look at the camera.

“I hope he relaxes”

Enrolment ceremonies sometimes involve family members such as a serving military parent swearing-in a son or daughter. But in this case, a son made sure his father “cleared out” properly upon his retirement from the RCAF.

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