The NORAD CF- 18 De­mo on tour

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The Royal Ca­na­dian Air Force CF- 18 De­mons­tra­tion team will take part in NORAD's 60th an­ni­ver­sa­ry ce­le­bra­tions in both Ca­na­da and the Uni­ted States.

The air­craft un­vei­led last April wea­ring NORAD’s co­lors. It will fly over the or­ga­ni­za­tion head­quar­ters in Co­lo­ra­do Springs as part of a ce­re­mo­ny ce­le­bra­ting this an­ni­ver­sa­ry. The CF- 18 will al­so fly over the Ca­na­dian NORAD Head­quar­ters in Win­ni­peg on May 24th. This years pi­lot of the de­mons­tra­tion air­craft, Cap­tain Ste­fan Por­teous, will be ac­com­pa­nied on the road by two teams of tech­ni­cians. One comes from CFB Cold Lake and will co­ver wes­tern Ca­na­da and the Uni­ted States. The se­cond team is com­pri­sed of tech­ni­cians from the two Ba­got­ville Figh­ter Squa­drons, Squa­drons 425 and 433, and will sup­port the shows in Eas­tern North Ame­ri­ca. The RCAF CF- 18 De­mons­tra­tion Team will par­ti­ci­pate in 25 air shows by Oc­to­ber 14th, when the sea­son will end with two per­for­mances in the US state of Mis­sou­ri.

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