WINNIPEG, June 29, 2017 /CNW/ - The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) will conduct flybys as part of several Canada Day celebrations across the Maritimes on July 1st. These will be carried out by aircraft from RCAF Wings throughout Canada, and will be done at various times throughout the day.
Flybys will take place in communities in:
- Clark's Harbour, Nova Scotia
- Westville, Nova Scotia
- McAdam, New Brunswick
- Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador
Four CH-146 Griffons
Two CH-146 Griffons
During the flybys, the aircraft will fly at an altitude no lower than 500 feet above the highest obstacle in their path. Royal Canadian Air Force flybys, requested by organizers of special events, are carefully planned and closely controlled to ensure public safety at all times. Aircraft participation is subject to weather and operational requirements.
SOURCE DND One Canadian Air Division
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