Tag Archive: Vintage Wings of Canada

Jun 20 2017

Video: first flight of the Roseland Spitfire

Vintage Wings of Canada published this video of the first flight of the Roseland Spitfire on June 9, 2017 with John Aitken at the controls. Source

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Jun 09 2017

First flight for Vintage Wings of Canada’s Spitfire Mk IXe

Vintage Wings of Canada’s Spitfire HF Mk.IXe TE294 made its first post-restoration flight on June 7. The aircraft carries the colours and markings of a Spitfire Mk IX from No 442 Squadron of the Royal Canadian Air Force during the summer of 1944. Source: Vintage Wings of Canada’s Facebook page

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Dec 29 2011

Skip Hit – Low level flying in West Germany

Another interesting read from Vintage Wings of Canada: how a Canadian F-104 pilot in Europe found himself flying at 900 ft per seconds less than 100 ft above a German transport base. Read it on the VWC website.

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