CH 149 Cormorant

CH-149 Cormorant: Royal Canadian AF’s Search & Rescue Helicopter

eAwaz Lifestyle

Ottawa — Canada has one of the world’s largest areas of responsibility for search and rescue (SAR) operations, with a territory covering 18 million square kilometres of land and water, and more than 243,000 kilometres of coastline connecting three oceans. The challenges associated with such an enormous area are compounded by the varied and often austere terrain, mountainous regions, extreme …

Anita Anand

Marking Merchant Navy Veterans Day

eAwaz Local News

Ottawa – Every year, in September, Canadians honour the dedication, bravery, and personal sacrifice of the 12,000 men and women who served in Canada’s Merchant Navy during the Second World War. The Merchant Navy was a vital lifeline and played a decisive role in the Allied war effort throughout the Battle of the Atlantic — the longest continuous battle of …

Major General Iain Huddleston Commander 1 Canadian Air Division

Operational pause ordered on Royal Canadian Air Force CT-114 fleet 

eAwaz Local News

Winnipeg – As a result of the accident involving a 431 (Air Demonstration) Squadron CT-114 Tutor aircraft on August 2, 2022 in Fort St. John, B.C. the Commander of 1 Canadian Air Division has ordered an operational pause on the CT-114 fleet. As the Operational Airworthiness Authority for the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF), Major General Iain Huddleston implemented the operational …

Filomena Tassi Anita Anand

Canada moves closer to delivering 88 fighter jets to Air Force

eAwaz Canada News

Gatineau – The Government of Canada has reached another milestone in the competitive process to purchase 88 advanced fighter jets for the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF), which will ensure the requirements of the RCAF are met while also providing value for Canadians, generating high-value jobs in Canada as well as further growth for the Canadian aerospace and defence sector for …