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Type: Document
Description: Among RCAF units the role of 435 Squadron has altered less than most, one change being the addition of rescue missions to its traditional transport duties. A list of aircraft flown shows the squadron to be still flying the large transports.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: For thirty five years the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals was a highly successful and profitable commercial operation serving the needs of Canadians in the far north. With the many services it had provided to the country the Corps was the only branch of the Armed Forces that expanded during the Great Depression of the 1930s. It was also the only military activity which provided the Canadian Government with a net profit.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: To most people, The British Commonwealth Air Training Plan (BCATP) is something to read about in the pages of Canadian history--a long ago, albeit great, contribution to the Allied war effort made by Canada during the Second World War. But to Colonel (Ret'd) Cy Yarnell, it was so much more.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
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Description: A vital factor throughout Canadian military history has been the role of the militia or reserves. While there has been a shift from a small professional core of soldiers supporting a larger militia, to a small militia supporting a larger regular force; society has seen the necessity of funding both groups.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: After serving in both operational and auxiliary fighter capacities 442 Squadron was eventually reactivated for the transport and rescue role. The many aircraft types it has flown are listed here.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: Possibly few Canadian air force units have experienced a more striking operational transformation than 431 Air Demonstration Squadron. The history of this unit is briefly presented here with a list of aircraft flown.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: 428 All Weather Fighter Squadron was one Canadian air unit which lasted into the jet age but suffered the fate of disbandment when the Avro Arrow was cancelled. The squadron's history and a list of aircraft it flew are found here.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: Like many Canadian air units formed during the Second World War, 408 'Goose' Tactical Helicopter Squadron has assumed various roles in its history. A brief profile is included in this resource along with a list of aircraft flown.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: A brief history of 412 Transport Squadron is provided here with a list of aircraft flown in the units various roles.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: Like several of its sister units, 439 Squadron has changed functions since inception. Beginning in the fighter bomber role in 1943, the squadron now flies helicopters and training aircraft in preparation for combat support.
Site: National Defence
 

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