From Donald M. Norrie:

Hi Ron;
    I have come across some old photos which some your membership might be interested - especially the old 421 Sqn pilots. They are of the "Change of Command" parade between S/L's Bourque and Allatt in July 1958, conducted on the 421 dispersal area. Also one from Decimomannu showing pilots marking the gunnery flag. 
     I have a question for you, or the membership; did 2 (F) Wing have the only Salvage Flight in 1 Air Division in the 50's, or was there one on every Wing?? Cheers, Don 

421 C of C - 1.jpg (76351 bytes) 421 C of C - 2.jpg (71064 bytes) 421 C of C - 3.jpg (72606 bytes) 421 C of C - 4.jpg (74274 bytes) 421 C of C - 5.jpg (60934 bytes) 421 C of C - 6.jpg (54471 bytes) 421 Pilots Marking Flag.jpg (57967 bytes)  

430 sqn sabre.JPG (38937 bytes) Here's the answer: The picture of the 430 Sqn F-86 # 677 was my aircraft. Mel Henderson from 4 wing and I collided in a Zulu airfight. Mel bailed out and I landed back at 2 Wing. Gerry Theriault was my section lead and brought me back to base. The web site is great and I was surprised to see my old aircraft.
Regards, Larry Mosser (
This photo was submitted by former M&W Tech Donald Norrie).

  JimGiles.jpg (93660 bytes)F/O Jim Giles 414 Sqn. Photo taken during one of the "Leapfrogs" and provided by OCdt Ken Duff RMC.

From Air Command Archives via Handcuff 36.
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From Dusty Miller
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From Air Command Archives via Robert St-Pierre
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From the SPAADS gang at Calgary - Restoration of 23175
Images by Dave Lowery
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Jack Wilkinson
439 sqn. Nov 1960 - Nov 1963.

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