FIELD TO FLIGHT
From parts manufacturing to on-aircraft modifications, the range of field aviation’s expertise may surprise you.
PREPARING FOR THE CHINOOKS
The first of Canada’s 15 new CH-147F medium-to-heavy-lift helicopters is set to arrive in June. A resurrected 450 tactical helicopter squadron will maintain a “high readiness posture” at CFB Petawawa.
THERE BY AIR
Canada’s air cargo industry keeps supply chains moving, from coast to coast to coast. It’s an economic enabler and a lifeline to remote northern communities. It’s also big business.
As Canada “resets” its fighter procurement, the F-35 remains an option, but other jets will be considered.
SUPER MIDSIZE WINNER
Canadian Skies test pilot Rob Erdos puts the Challenger 300 through its paces, and finds that the jet delivers impressive utility and performance.