888 (Komox) Wing Royal Canadian Air Force Association
Interesting Sites from Wing Members
This is a great article provided here by 1st VP Ted Gibbon. On this the 100th anniversary of Vimy Ridge and our countries 150th anniversary as a nation. Read all about Vimy Flight - Birth of a Nation. An historic 2017 Commemorative BiPlane Tour
This is a great site to get updated information on Vintage Wings. Y2K was a project started here in Comox and through this site you'll be able to get updated information on all of their projects. Vintage Wings
This is an amazing video story of the recovery of "Lidia", a Canadian DC3 that crashed during an attempted takeoff from cold and snowy Antarctica.
Newfoundland Soldier - This is a moving and wonderful tribute to our troops. Please take the time to listen and reflect. They did!
These are two great articles which involve our very our Ken Dougan and his fortunate escape during WWII by being laid up in hospital and missing out on a mission! These articles were sent to us by Harry Bouwman of Holland. One was published in the Mildenhall Register Newsletter (a British Association of ex-RAF), and written by Mr. Bouwman. Newsletter Article This second article is about Bomb Aimer "Ken Dougan" Ken pays respects to fallen comrades and meets the Princess which was published in a local newspaper.
Check out this video of a WWII British then Canadian fighterSeafire XV
Have a look at this fantastic story & plaque from 101 Sqn commemorating the work that Canadians performed in the bombing of the "Bridge over the River Kwai" The Final Raid - the story and now check out the FINAL RAID plaque!River Kwai Placque