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I'll Be With You Boys"    Royal Canadian Air Force recruitment poster from World War Two.

I'll Be With You Boys" Royal Canadian Air Force recruitment poster from World War II

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My grandfather fought in the RCAF in Britain during the war, so did his brothers and many other relatives and friends his age - Fly & Fight with the RCAF Propaganda poster

WWI Ace - William Avery Bishop  60 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps  William Avery Bishop, better known as Billy Bishop, Royal Flying Corps was awarded the VC for the following action on the Western Front in France:  On 2 June 1917, whilst serving with No 60 Squadron RFC, Bishop flew a solo mission behind enemy lines to attack a German-held aerodrome, where he shot down three aircraft that were taking off to attack him and destroyed several more on the ground.

CEF - Lieutenant William Avery “Billy” Bishop, Canadian flying ace and Victoria Cross recipient, credited with 72 victories. Rose to rank of Air Marshall. Note Royal Flying Corps wings on his tunic.

In early October 2014, Tutor fans gathered at 15 Wing Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the CT-114 Tutor.  After 50 years of steadfast service to the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF), the Tutor was fêted by former and current pilots and technicians, aviation enthusiasts, photographers, and members of 15 Wing during a two-day celebration.

After 50 years of steadfast service to the Royal Canadian Air Force, the Tutor was fêted by former and current pilots and technicians, aviation enthusiasts, and members of 15 Wing during a two-day celebration.

Military Weapons, Military Aircraft, Military Jets, Kid, Advice, Sketches, Paintings, Illustrations, Drawings

Canadian RCAF North American P-51D Mustang from No. 402 Squadron, May 1959.

Canadian RCAF North American Mustang from No. 402 Squadron, May

Mustang 9288 of No. 402 "City of Winnipeg". Squadron, RCAF Auxiliary, based at Stevenson Field, Winnipeg, Canada, circa early 1950s. Read more: http://simhq.com

Mustang 9288 of No. 402 "City of Winnipeg". Squadron, RCAF Auxiliary, based at Stevenson Field, Winnipeg, Canada, circa early 1950s. Read more: http://simhq.com

Dorothy Garen (née Chapman) just after her enlistment in the Royal Canadian Air Force, Women's Division, Toronto, Ontario, 1942.

At first the Women's Division of the Royal Canadian Air Force modelled their uniform after their British WAAF counterparts, but later the Canadians streamlined the hat. Here Dorothy Chapman Garen wears the earlier version.

Here's a picture of some RCAF 403 Squadron Mustangs with the unit wolf head insignia under the cockpit.

Here's a picture of some RCAF 403 Squadron Mustangs with the unit wolf head insignia under the cockpit.