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Tue. Aug 21st, 2018

RCAF to present Shearwater Aviation Museum with two Sea Kings as part of base anniversary

Royal Canadian Air Force personnel will be at the Shearwater Aviation Museum at 12 Wing in Shearwater, NS on August 2 for a dedication parade to mark the 100th anniversary of the base.

As part of the celebrations, there will be a dedication parade for an outdoor Aviation Park. The park will have three historical aircraft including a CT-133 Silver Star, a TBM Avenger, and a CH-124 Sea King, according to the Canadian Forces. It will also display historical monuments depicting the history of Shearwater’s squadrons.

Additionally, two CH-124 Sea Kings will be presented to the Shearwater Aviation Museum as a permanent display, according to the Canadian Forces.

Following the parade, there will be a memorial service at the Shearwater Chapel to pay respects to fallen members of the maritime aviation community.

Via Ottawa Citizen

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