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  1. Eye In The Sky

    CMMA - replacing the CP140 Aurora

    Figure it’s worth starting a separate thread. https://seapowermagazine.org/boeing-teams-with-canadian-industry-to-offer-p-8a-poseidon/?fbclid=IwAR05pXjiaCUN0_h6aaAZg-c6lM7CgasST1NVJWQIhd73zzAkVh4fPFqGp-Q&fs=e&s=cl
  2. Eye In The Sky

    Disclosure process - sexual misconduct allegation

    Question re: subj line. Not for me personally… Mbr is told by CoC that a “sexual misconduct complaint” has been made against them. But that is it. No other details “who/what” etc and only that an investigation will take place. Question is, at what point in the process is disclosure of...
  3. Eye In The Sky

    Surface Warfare Officer badge

    Someone sent me this early this evening. Has anyone heard of this? Naval Surface Warfare badge, 3 types including a separate one to denote command of a warship?
  4. Eye In The Sky

    Change of Command drill question / passing of the Colours and Swagger (Pace) stick

    Doing some prep work for a CofC. I took a look thru 265 to find the drill movements for the "passing of the Colours/Swagger stick" (we are doing a CofA and CofC at the same ceremony). Couldn't find anything in 201. Not in Ch 8, not in Ch 12. Is this something done that isn't captured in the Pub?
  5. Eye In The Sky

    Remembering; Stalker 22 - 2 Years Later

    2 years…still remembering, always remembering. If anyone is ever close to Shearwater, there is a memorial at the Air Park located across the road from the Museum. https://globalnews.ca/news/7816803/families-remember-those-lost-in-cyclone-helicopter-crash-on-one-year-anniversary/amp/
  6. Eye In The Sky

    CAF mbr threatened to shoot up Halifax passport office

    What the… https://www.saltwire.com/halifax/news/caf-member-allegedly-threatened-to-shoot-up-halifax-passport-office-with-ak-47-he-would-be-killing-everyone-100721155/?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook&fbclid=IwAR01CemA-SyCZET61l3o4kBJmQknEBZTAktV4osHyDJxXajnXPuBtIN1Qfk#Echobox=1650655036...
  7. Eye In The Sky

    Cormorant Crash - Gander - 10 Mar 2022

    Prayers no one was seriously injured... https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/gander-helicopter-crash-1.6380399?fbclid=IwAR2EnU5raZrObINgWOIaKc20EoTvyALJniMN-zDqFTjyG2LAElMdXIeb3_8 A Cormorant helicopter has crashed at the 9 Wing air force base in Gander. According to a...
  8. Eye In The Sky

    Boeing to offer P-8 as CP-140 Replacement

    Interesting…I’ll be CRA before this might happen I’d wager, but would love to see these sitting on the aprons at ZX and QQ. P-8 offered as Aurora replacement Boeing on Feb. 10 announced its intent to offer the P-8A Poseidon in response to Canada’s Request for Information (RFI) for long-range...
  9. Eye In The Sky

    Loss of secret data, RCN ships

    I didn’t see this posted anywhere yet. https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/navy-classified-electronics-lost-1.6277938?fbclid=IwAR3gyWvRCERwLqMRnsbHJCZcvRz6EjXnBeBZk7ogWKU2NkAqEpXm_vsvJKw Two of Canada's frontline frigates lost electronic storage devices containing classified and top secret data...
  10. Eye In The Sky

    Change of Command - RAWC 2021: Are We "getting it right"?

    I noticed this today on the RCAF FB page: https://www.facebook.com/RCAF.ARC/photos/pcb.10157911749036237/10157911747041237 While I'm not privy to all the career info on either the former and current RAWC Comd, I'm wondering...are we getting it right? The outgoing Comd is an Air Op Officer...
  11. Eye In The Sky

    Silver Flying Badges - Initial Issue

    Just went onto Logistik Unicorp...my trade's Wings were available for order. 2 sets for the initial issue.
  12. Eye In The Sky

    Gender Advisors - NATO, UN "CONOPs" and policy

    The GENAD (Gender Advisor) concept/employment is fairly recent to most of us "rank and file" in the CAF; like some mbr's, I initially scoffed at the idea. Since then, however, I've taken a bit of time to do some free online NATO courses (that have MITE codes), that go into the background...
  13. Eye In The Sky

    One Canadian military member missing from HMCS Winnipeg

    Article Link December 15, 2020 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces One member of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) went missing on Monday, December 14, 2020, while deployed in Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Winnipeg. Missing is Master Sailor Duane Earle, a Boatswain, from...
  14. Eye In The Sky

    OCdts in Leadership Positions Discussion

    The 'definitions' are the details, details held (in this case) in the Queens Regulations and Orders, which are derived from the NDA.  I'd say that is an important factor.  You were making statements that were incorrect; full stop. Honestly;  just say to yourself "well, I've improved my GSK" and...
  15. Eye In The Sky

    IR options - 17 Wing Winnipeg

    There's a possibility of a posting to 17 Wing APS 2021 for me, but likely as IR. Was wondering if anyone is on IR there now, or was recently that has any info on decent IR living locations.  I know some folks used to take suites/rooms at the Fort Gary (Place, or Hotel...not sure exactly), and...
  16. Eye In The Sky

    1 beheaded, 3 killed in French church terror attack 29 Oct 2020

    Article Link 1 beheaded, 3 killed in French church terror attack This‌ ‌is‌ ‌a‌ ‌breaking‌ ‌news‌‌ story.‌ ‌Please‌ ‌check‌ ‌back‌ ‌for‌ ‌updates‌ ‌as‌ ‌more‌ ‌information‌ ‌becomes‌ ‌available. A knife-wielding attacker beheaded a woman and two more were killed in a knife attack at a Church...
  17. Eye In The Sky

    New aircrew badge announcement made at 22 Wing North Bay

    Article Link The Commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) unveiled the new Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircrew badge (‘wings’) at North Bay’s 22 Wing/Canadian Air Defence Sector on Friday, October 23. The badge was converted from the current upswept flight crew...
  18. Eye In The Sky

    RAF Chinook wire strike - 28 Jul 2020

    Article Link Chinook claims wire strike An RAF Chinook of 18(B)sq (ZA683, msn MA014/M7031) was forced to make an unplanned landing on Carmarthenshire farmland near Llangynin, Wales. The Ministry of Defence says the incident happened on Tuesday evening 28 July. Twin-engined helicopter crew...
  19. Eye In The Sky

    NATO Joint Advanced Distributed Learning (JADL) Training Opportunity

    With the cancellation of courses/training at the start of this FY, I'm sure some people have turned to other/virtual PD opportunities.  One of them that exists that many people might not know about is the NATO Joint Advanced Distributed Learning (JADL) e-learning system/programme.  There is a...
  20. Eye In The Sky

    CAG/Pearl Grey Flying, Crew and Specialist skill badges for RCAF op dress

    The updated (Jan 2020) CADO on operational dress allows the wearing of the CAG/pearl grey wings/badges on operational dress.  For ref, CADO 1-006, Para's 6(b) for flight suit, Para 18(f) for ECU and Annex L details the requirements for the CAG/pearl grey badges. DB Embroidery has already...