Canadian Armed Forces Parachute Team “The SkyHawks”

Via: http://www.army-armee.forces.gc.ca The Canadian Armed Forces Parachute Team, The SkyHawks, is Canada’s only military parachute demonstration team. For over 40 years, we have represented Canada and the Canadian Armed Forces to over 75 million spectators worldwide under our signature Canadian flag parachutes. Bringing our parachutes in close proximity to build…

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RCAF CT-155 Hawk

The CT-155 Hawk was selected for the NATO Flying Training in Canada (NFTC) program because of its similarities to frontline fighter aircraft. Student pilots graduate from the CT-156 Harvard II to this highly advanced jet trainer. Its Rolls-Royce turbofan engine generates more than 6000lbs of thrust and powers the jet to supersonic…

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KC-135 – Alaska Air National Guard

Via Boeing.com The KC-135 was the first offspring of the Dash 80. It was designed specifically for aerial refueling and for 15 years was the only tanker used by the Strategic Air Command (SAC). More than 600 of the 732 tankers built were still in service in the mid-1990s. The…

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T-33 “The Black Knight”

The Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star (or T-Bird) is a subsonic American jet trainer. It was produced by Lockheed and made its first flight in 1948. The T-33 was developed from the Lockheed P-80/F-80 starting as TP-80C/TF-80C in development, then designated T-33A. It was used by the U.S. Navy initially as…

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Jet Aircraft Museum – Canadair CT-133 Silverstar “Red Knight”

From Jet Aircraft Museum Wesbite: The Red Knight was a Canadian air force aerobatic display aircraft that operated from 1958 to 1969. The red-painted Silver Star performed loops, rolls, Cuban 8s, horizontal 360s, inverted flight, and high speed passes at airshows around North America, often appearing as an opening act…

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Vampire Airshows – de Havilland DH-115 “Vampy Too”

From vampireairshows.simdif.com: Vampire Airshows mission and our Airshow is about the merging of Entertainment and Education. The Vampire is unique to the Airshow circuit and brings Speed, Noise, Jet Warbird Aerobatics, and a profile that grabs the audiences attention. In the process, while Jerry “Vlad” Conley flys the aircraft his…

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T-38 Talons (x2)

VIA: https://www.jble.af.mil Mission The T-38 Talon is a twin-engine, high-altitude, supersonic jet trainer used in a variety of roles because of its design, economy of operations, ease of maintenance, high performance and exceptional safety record. Air Education and Training Command is the primary user of the T-38 for joint specialized…

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