First four RCASC Officers to undertake Direct Entry Helicopter Training on the H-23 Hiller conducted by the US Army at Camp Wolters TX in 1957: View Content
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Photo contributed by LtCol (Ret’d) Fred Zeggil.
Canadian Helicopters Support Prime Minister Trudeau and President Nixon at Meeting To Celebrate the 10th Anniversary
of the Opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway, 27 June 1969: View Content
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By Colonel George Zvanitajs (Rtd) CD.
One RCASC Officer’s Aviation Story - Blue Mountain to Paradise: View Content
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By LCol Fred Zeggil.
An RCASC Pilot’s Story from PFS Centralia Course 59/1: View Content
Terry submitted the following article after reading the article entitled “An RCCS Pilot’s First Solo” which was posted to the website 30/07/2017. He was a student on the first Canadian Army Pilot Course to undertake primary flying training at RCAF Station Centralia Nov 59-Jan 60. Prior to Centralia, Canadian Army pilots, for the most part, undertook primary flying training at the Brandon (MB) Flying Club before proceeding to CJATC Rivers MB to complete their Light Aircraft Pilot Course, graduating with the award of the coveted Canadian Army Flying Badge.
Foreword by LCol JA (John) Dicker RCCS.
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Submitted by Capt TSR (Terry) Jones RCASC.
Canada’s Army loses its Air Force: The Royal Canadian Air Force and the Origins of 10 Tactical Air Group: View Content
Source: Chapter 8, Canadian Aerospace Power Studies, Volume 2 Big Sky, Little Air Force, edited by W. A. March.
Author - Dean C. Black
Foreword by LCol A. Victor Coroy, Coordinator, Canadian Army Aviation Website.
Lieutenant Jack Shaw: View Content
(RCASC) CH-47 Helicopter Trials Accident, 17 March 1965.
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Contributed by Maj Bud Hill.
Cuban Crisis and Helicopter Survivability Trials: View Content
By Maj Bud Hill
RCASC Aircraft Images: View Content
Contributed by BGen Joe Oakley.
RCASC Aviation History: View Content
Colonel Lorne Rodenbush's Chapter 9 "The Corps in the Air" from Colonel J.D. Murray's book "The Last Waggon".
Permission by Colonel Lorne Rodenbush.
Contributed by BGen Joe Oakley.
A Canadian Military Icon, Major Henry Reid: View Content
Major Harry Reid, the "Godfather of military transport helicopter operations in Canada."
Contributed by BGen Joe Oakley
List of RCASC officers who qualified for the Canadian Army Flying Badge: View Content
A total of 98 RCASC officers qualified for the Canadian Army Flying Badge.
Researched and compiled by LCol John Dicker with the assistance of BGen Joe Oakley.
Master list of all Canadian Army Aviators 1940-1970: View Content
Researched and compiled by BGen Joe Oakley with the assistance of LCol John Dicker.
Service Corps pilots with 1 Air OP Flight, Gagetown Detachment Group Photo: View Content
In 1958, Headquarters 1 Division was reduced to nil strength. A Detachment was dispatched to Camp Gagetown
in order to provide support for 3 brigade. The Detachment was augmented by 2 additional pilots consisting of
Lt Gorrell (RCASC) and Lt Binney (RCASC). This was the first mixed flying unit consisting of Service Corps pilots.