/R E P E A T -- 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


 Belleville

CC-130H Hercules


 Brighton

CC-150 Polaris


 Brockville

CC-130J Hercules


 Burlington

CC-144 Challenger


 Cornwall

CC-177 Globemaster


 Gore Bay

CC-150 Polaris


 Hastings

CC-130J Hercules


 Long Sault

CC-177 Globemaster


 Ottawa

VARIOUS


 Perth

CC-150 Polaris


 Petawawa/Pembroke/Deep river

CC-177 Globemaster


 Quinte West

CC-177 Globemaster


 Wellington

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: mlo-blm@forces.gc.ca

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