The Lysander had excellent short take-off and landing (STOL) characteristics. For a brief period in 1940, every available Hawker Hurricane fighter in Canada had been sent overseas to fight in the Battle of Britain. This situation left the RCAF without a modern fighter aircraft at home in Canada. Two RCAF Lysander-equipped squadrons...
[ad_1] The Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service (WRCNS), aka as "Wrens", was an element of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) that was active during the Second World War and post-war as part of the Royal Canadian Naval Reserve (RCNR) until the unification of the Canadian Forces (CF) in 1968. The WRCNS was in operation from October...Read more
Educational Programs Developer Competition No. 2019-NBMHM001 Closing Date 23:59 hrs Pacific time on 12 May 2019 The New Brunswick Military History Museum (NBMHM) at Canadian Forces Base Gagetown, in Oromocto, New Brunswick, Canada invites bids for an 8 month contract position in the role of Educational Programs Developer, commencing June 1, 2019, or as negotiated. JOB SUMMARY: The successful candidate...Read more