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Offline Captain Canada

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Canadian Stuff
« on: October 08, 2016, 08:08:13 am »
Figured I'd start a thread, be easier to keep track of  :thumbsup:

Start off with this cool shot of CFB Greenwood, Nova Scotia. Moving a Herc to be a part of the display. Looks like the Aurora was a recent arrival as well.

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Re: Canadian Stuff
« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2016, 11:15:47 am »
Nice! I was born and grew up about 50 miles from CFB Greenwood. My aunt lived on the main drag through Kingston almost directly inline with the main runway. When we would visit her, I would just sit on her front lawn and watch the Argus fly over. The last time I was at Greenwood was either '91 or '93 and the CWH Lancaster war there.










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Re: Canadian Stuff
« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2016, 12:03:48 pm »
That'll be the small, twin engined Herk then?  ;D

And the short winged Aurora as used, briefly, by the Snowbirds, before they realised that they couldn't turn while staying the same province............  ;D
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Re: Canadian Stuff
« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2016, 02:03:13 pm »
Nice little museum, visited 5 years ago whilst on holiday in NS and PE.  The Lancaster was in the old silver finish and the Argus was being resprayed.

Saw the news about the Herc somewhere else (I forget where).  The Aurora is IIRC actually an Arcturus (trainer version of the Aurora).
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Re: Canadian Stuff
« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2016, 10:48:12 pm »
Got me a ride in an CP-140 Aurora whilst I was at RAF Gibraltar during the September NATO exercise. They have an all female ground crew!

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Re: Canadian Stuff
« Reply #5 on: October 09, 2016, 02:18:08 am »
That'll be the small, twin engined Herk then?  ;D

And the short winged Aurora as used, briefly, by the Snowbirds, before they realised that they couldn't turn while staying the same province............  ;D

Or, it's the home of the Canadian Ekranoplan development centre...
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Re: Canadian Stuff
« Reply #6 on: October 09, 2016, 08:37:25 am »
I've never been there myself, only flown over. I have a few pics somewhere of some Hercs and Auroras on the ground as we flew over en route between Toronto and Halifax.
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Re: Canadian Stuff
« Reply #7 on: October 10, 2016, 08:49:33 pm »
Mock refueling of a 104.

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Re: Canadian Stuff
« Reply #8 on: October 11, 2016, 05:28:54 am »
Figured I'd start a thread, be easier to keep track of  :thumbsup:

Start off with this cool shot of CFB Greenwood, Nova Scotia. Moving a Herc to be a part of the display. Looks like the Aurora was a recent arrival as well.



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Re: Canadian Stuff
« Reply #9 on: October 11, 2016, 01:52:54 pm »
Good one ! I can see an episode now, with them trying to wedge it into the DC-3  :thumbsup:
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Re: Canadian Stuff
« Reply #10 on: October 21, 2016, 06:44:42 am »
I'm glad to see the Lancaster repainted.  when I was there a year ago she looked weird as the repaint was only half done!!!

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Re: Canadian Stuff
« Reply #11 on: November 29, 2016, 04:27:45 am »
CANADA KICKS arse !!!!

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Re: Canadian Stuff
« Reply #12 on: January 07, 2017, 11:10:00 am »
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Re: Canadian Stuff
« Reply #13 on: January 28, 2019, 11:01:18 am »
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Re: Canadian Stuff
« Reply #14 on: January 29, 2019, 02:45:00 am »
Nice Otter.


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