Public Service Announcement - RCAF to conduct flybys as part of Canada Day celebrations

WINNIPEG, June 29, 2017 /CNW/ - The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) will conduct flybys as part of several Canada Day celebrations across the province of Ontario 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:

 Barry's Bay

CC-130H Hercules


CC-130H Hercules


CC-150 Polaris


CC-130J Hercules


CC-144 Challenger


CC-177 Globemaster

 Gore Bay

CC-150 Polaris


CC-130J Hercules

 Long Sault

CC-177 Globemaster




CC-150 Polaris

 Petawawa/Pembroke/Deep river

CC-177 Globemaster

 Quinte West

CC-177 Globemaster


CC-130J Hercules


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

For further information: Department of National Defence, Phone: 613-996-2353, Toll-Free: 1-866-377-0811, Email:

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