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1950: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (89)1951: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (90)1952: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (91)1953: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (92)1954: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (91)1955: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (92)1956: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (93)1957: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (90)1958: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (87)1959: Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications (84)Weapons, Equipment and Fortifications
 
 

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Type: Document
Description: Students reflect on and discuss how the Cold War affected the lives of young people in Canada, both at home and in school.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Document
Description: Students explore a CBC Archives website to gather some first impressions and background information on the Cold War era and its impact on Canadian society and politics.
Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
 
 
Type: Document
Description: From fighter bomber to tactical helicopter role the history of 438 Squadron is briefly detailed here. Aircraft flown by the 438 are listed.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: In the late 1940s and early 1950s, the RCAF was looking for a high speed, high altitude aircraft to test Canada's fighter forces and radar chain and for an aircraft to augment air transport forces. The de Havilland Comet was chosen for these missions, and with its arrival the RCAF became the first air force in the world to operate jet transports and the first operator to make scheduled trans-Atlantic crossings. As the Comet ushered in the age of the jet airliners, the RCAF was there.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: 417 'City of Windsor' Combat Support Squadron is profiled in this resource which includes a list of aircraft flown in all the squadrons roles.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: 423 'Eagle' Maritime Helicopter Squadron has assumed mainly maritime operational roles since inception in 1942. The aircraft flown by the squadron is listed here.
Site: National Defence
 
Title: 402 Squadron
 
Type: Document
Description: A brief history of 402 'City of Winnipeg' Transport and Training Squadron and a list of aircraft flown by the unit.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Image
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Description: The de Havilland Chipmunk trainer was used to train pilots during the 1950s and 1960s. This photograph was taken at the RCAF Primary Flight School at Borden, Ontario in July 1965. (Canadian Department of National Defence, PCN-5597)
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: The 434 Squadron shows a wider variety of roles and more continuous history than many RCAF units. A list of aircraft the unit has flown is provided.
Site: National Defence
 
 
Type: Document
Description: This historical profile of 411 'County of York' Tactical Helicopter Squadron includes a list of aircraft flown by the unit.
Site: National Defence
 
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