Tag Archives: RCAF

25 X RCAF Canadian Armed Forces C-47 Dakota photos Vintage 1960s and 1970s

Canadian Armed Forces Training Command C-47 Dakota 12924 at CFB Shearwater in September of 1973.

Canadian Forces C-47 Dakota 1960s-1980s Photos by Dr. John Blatherwick (unless otherwise credited) Write up by Henry Tenby Between the mid 1940s and the late 1980s the Royal Canadian Air Force and Canadian Armed Forces operated a fleet of several hundred different airframes of the C-47 over the passing decades. The reliable transports were based […]

35 X Fabulous Photos! – Canadian Forces McDonnell Douglas CF101 Voodoos 1970s-1980s

Original Hawk One! Canadian Armed Forces CF101 Voodoo 101012 at CFB Cold Lake in July of 1977.

Canadian Forces McDonnell Douglas CF101 Voodoos 1970s-1980s By Henry Tenby Photos by Dr. John Blatherwick (unless otherwise credited) As a kid I attended most of the Abbotsford Airshows throughout the 1970s into the mid 1980s. Those 1970s shows for me were very special because of the Canadian Armed Forces high speed displays by the Voodoos […]

RCAF / Canadian Armed Forces – Helicopters Photo History

RCAF Piaseki H-21A 9638 possibly CFB Namao 1967. (Photo credit: Dr. John Blatherwick)

RCAF / Canadian Armed Forces – Helicopters Photo History Photos by Dr. John Blatherwick The RCAF and later the Canadian Armed Forces and Canadian Army operated a colourful mixture of helicopters between the 1960s and 1980s. Dr. John Blatherwick was a keen slide photographer during this very interesting period and was lucky to photography many […]