Archive for August, 2016

  • Behind the throttle in a MiG-29

    August 2, 2016 by Legion Magazine
    From the department of Cold War Hijinks At the Abbotsford Air Show, during the dying days of the Cold War, Canadian CF-18 pilot Major Bob Wade became the first Western pilot to fly a Soviet MiG-29 Fulcrum fighter aircraft. Here’s how he did it  ...
  • Blue puttees

    August 1, 2016 by Sharon Adams
    Puttees provided ankle support and stopped muck, debris and critters from getting into the boots   Newfoundland’s governor answered Britain’s call to arms in August 1914 with a promise: the dominion would raise a regiment, enlisting the first 500 soldiers within a month. But with...
  • East dominates darts championships

    August 1, 2016 by Adam Day
    It was the battle of Eastern Canada at this year’s Dominion Command Darts Championships, held May 6-8 in Saint John, N.B. The eastern half of the country was pretty much unstoppable, with Ontario Command taking the singles and doubles titles and then narrowly losing the...
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