A group of Air OP Pilots are briefed on a mission during Exercise Morning Star, Gagetown NB, July 1956.
From left to rightLt Bill Plypow, Lt Tom Musgrave, Lt R.G. Heitshu, Maj Dave Fromow CO, Capt Peter Tees.
Peter Tees, receiving visual support from Capt Dale Saxon and Capt Al Doucet, Petawawa, circa 1959-1962.
RCAF Caribou, Petawawa, circa 1959-1962.That RCAF visit was the only time I remember them dropping in on us. Purpose unknown.
The East - West runway at the Silver dart Airfield, Petawawa, 1961.From what I remember, the two runways were 1100 (as seen), and 900 feet long.
Refuelling 732, International Soaring Competition, Hawkesbury Airport, Hawkesbury Ont, July 1967.
L to RWO Mcneill, Maj Keith Lavender and two AC techs.
Signing Over Last L-19's to Air Cadet League, Gagetown 1973.
L to RCapt Reg McCann, Capt Jack Lovell, (Someone from the air cadet league), BGen Radley-Walters, LCol Jack Crosman.
L-19 725, Caption on image reads: "North Pole to Camp Petawawa - Typical Duty! 1 AOP Flt".Dale Saxon on the left.
Note: That was my flight! Dec 23 1960. The Santa was Gunner Foster H. A. from 1AOP Flt?? or 4RCHA??|
OMG!! I was 28 years old!! Faint memory of the 1 hr ride... at 84!
I assume we just toured the base by air with Santa waving at the kids??