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Flight Line and Aircraft

Reminders of the squadron's home near Montreal during the years 1957-61, and the aircraft loved by everyone who flew in her.
 
photo credits (work in progress):
 [DJL] = David Lennox;  [CM] = Claude Montour;  [RCAF] = official picture;  no credit = unknown

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Sqn Crest [DJL]

a mean-looking animal, just like sqn aircrew
A real lynx

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The Early Sqn Emblem [CM]

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RCAF Stn St Hubert Hangar Line [DJL]

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won by Pat Ledgerwood @ PB West - RV East
Painting by Geoff Bennett - 2005 [DJL]

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High Flight

the practice "enemy"
Splash one B-52 "Stratofortress" [DJL]

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The Other Lead Sled (USAF F-89) [RCAF]

YWG International Terminal?
"Nav, are we airborne?" [DJL]

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The Big Pod; Servicing Hgr [DJL]

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"Bye-bye!" [RCAF]

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On the break [DJL]

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9-plane in taxi formation

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The Real Deal [DJL]

not everyone liked the dog!
Saturday Alert (W/C Drake's dog, "Friday") [RCAF]

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Canadian Aviation Museum, Rockcliffe
A good, but not great landing [DJL]

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Another good landing?

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3-tube launcher [RCAF]

a Russian mainstay, well into CF18 ops
Potential enemy - Russian TU-95 "Bear"

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Night Ops [RCAF]

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finger-brakes, finger-brakes, GO!
"Speed-brakes, speed-brakes, GO!" [DJL]

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Sqn & Large Maintenance Hangars [RCAF]

used infrequently due to door problems
Alert Hangar

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The Office
Canopy & Cockpit

Nav work
I've found the applejack place!