‘World-Class Pilot Training’ Right In Canada’s Backyard
Mar20

‘World-Class Pilot Training’ Right In Canada’s Backyard

Canada has a world-class training program to prepare future pilots for its Air Force. Becoming a Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) pilot requires a great deal of commitment and discipline, going through different flight training phases, both in the air and on the ground. It involves training in different locations across several time zones in adverse weather conditions for...

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Canada to obtain 10,000 units of the illumination flares for search and rescue
Mar18

Canada to obtain 10,000 units of the illumination flares for search and rescue

The Government of Canada has contracted Magellan Aerospace Corporation to provide LUU-2 illumination flares for the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF). The LUU-2 is an air-deployed high-intensity illumination flare, which the RCAF will use to support night-time search and rescue operations. The flares can produce up to 1.8 million candlepower of visual illumination for five minutes, according to a...

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Feb/Mar 2019 Edition: Shipbuilding, Pilot Training and ISS
Feb22

Feb/Mar 2019 Edition: Shipbuilding, Pilot Training and ISS

We are happy to announce that the February/March issue of Vanguard is now available. Built on the theme of shipbuilding and ISS, this edition carries features on the future HMCS Harry DeWolf, national shipbuilding plans of Canada and Australia, and lessons from In-Service Support. Articles: The future HMCS Harry DeWolf, an interview with Cdr Corey L. E. Gleason By...

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Part 2: The evolution of pilot training. An interview with Joe Armstrong, CAE Canada
Feb20

Part 2: The evolution of pilot training. An interview with Joe Armstrong, CAE Canada

In this second part, J. Richard Jones continues his discussion with Joe Armstrong, Vice‐President & General Manager of CAE Canada. CAE is a worldwide leader in training for the civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare markets. Hear more about CAE’s MAD XR technology, which was developed jointly with DRDC and NRC. The future of pilot training and technologies...

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Part 1: The evolution of pilot training. An interview with Joe Armstrong, CAE Canada
Feb13

Part 1: The evolution of pilot training. An interview with Joe Armstrong, CAE Canada

In this episode of Vanguard Radio, J. Richard Jones talks with a very special guest, Joe Armstrong, Vice‐President & General Manager of CAE Canada. CAE is a worldwide leader in training for the civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare markets. Of these markets, Joe is responsible for leading CAE’s Defence & Security business in Canada. His portfolio spans...

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Dedrone solutions distributed by Gap Wireless protect against unauthorized drones
Jan18

Dedrone solutions distributed by Gap Wireless protect against unauthorized drones

In an era of advanced Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) innovation, government, military, and correctional facilities are all facing new challenges posed by terrorists, spies, and smugglers who are enlisting the use of drones for illegal activity. Dedrone, a California-based company, has emerged as the international market and technology leader in drone detection. Dedrone provides an automatic, integrated, and self-contained...

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