Family Day at 408 THS
2Lt Catie Keyser, 408 THS
This past Saturday, 408 Tactical Helicopter Squadron (THS) hosted their annual Family Day. The day honoured the family of current 408 THS members, and allowed them to tour the workplace of their loved ones.
Saturday’s event was host to a variety of events and activities, including demonstrations and tours of various sections of the unit.
Attendees were granted access to the Air Traffic Control Tower, were given…/more
International Air Cadet Exchange Canada 2013 visits 408THS
2Lt Catherine Keyser, 408THS
25 July 2013
408 Tactical Helicopter Squadron hosted 90 international Air Cadets on July 25th 2013. The cadets were visiting as part of the 2013 International Air Cadet Exchange to Canada…./more
2013 Battle of Britain Parade
2Lt Catie Keyser
On Sunday the 15th of September, Canadians paid tribute to the selfless acts and bravery of the many Canadian and Allied nations’ members who, back in the summer and fall of 1940, defended skies of England against the Axis Forces. The Battle of Britain Memorial Trust details that the “last major daylight raid on London took place on 15 September, now commemorated as Battle of Britain Day.”…/more
Dunwoodie Crew December 24,1944
Linton-on-Ouse, December 24, 1944. Sixteen Halifax aircraft of this Squadron were detailed to attack Dusseldorf/Lohausen airfield. All aircraft took off. Thirteen aircraft claimed to have attacked the target between 1450.5 and 1457.5 hours from between 15 to 18,500 feet. Two aircraft abandoned the mission due to engine trouble. One aircraft NP781 “U” failed to return from this operation and nothing has been heard of, or from this aircraft since take off time. Weather was reported as clear with some haze over the target. The target was identified by most crews by the TI’s and runways. Bombing was carried out on Red TI markers and runways…/ more