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Scheduled Remembrance Day Fly Bys

The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) will be conducting flybys for several Remembrance Day commemorations across Canada on November 11. 

These flybys will be carried out by various aircraft from RCAF Wings throughout Canada, including CC-177 Globemaster III, CC-115 Buffalo, CH-149 Cormorant, CT-142-Dash-8, CH-148 Cyclone, CP-140 Aurora, CC-130H Hercules, CH-146 Griffon, CF-18 Hornet, and CC-130J Hercules.

Flybys will take place in communities in:

Alberta

Lethbridge

 British Columbia

Campbell River, Comox, Courtenay, Cumberland, Kamloops, Nanaimo, New Westminster, Qualicum Beach, Roberts Creek, Sidney, Skeetchestn, Union Bay, and Vancouver;

 Ontario

Hamilton, Madoc, Ottawa, Roseneath, Sarnia and Whity;

 Québec

Montréal and Valcartier;

New Brunswick

McAdam, Saint Andrews and Shediac; and

Nova Scotia

Bridgewater, Chelsea, Chester, Chester Basin, Liverpool, Mahone Bay, New Germany, New Ross, Parkdale, and Western Shore.

During the flybys, the aircraft will fly at an altitude no lower than 500 feet above the highest obstacle in their path. Flybys by RCAF aircraft are carefully planned and closely controlled for public safety, and are dependent upon weather and flying conditions.

For details on the Royal Canadian Air Force and their aircraft, please visit the website.

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As a recent graduate from the St. Thomas University Journalism program, Paige has a passion for storytelling and investigative journalism. In 2016, she, along with her journalism team were awarded first place at the Emerge Media Awards in the multimedia category. The team was also a finalist at the Canadian Association of Journalist Awards. She is excited to work with other military spouses providing stories and information to the military community. Paige is newly married to Andrew, a Lineman, and moved to their first posting in Petawawa in May of this year. She is excited to begin this journey with Andrew, their dog Diablo, and cat, Linux

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