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Helicopter training commences at CFB Suffield

Posted on September 23, 2020 by 40 Mile Commentator

The 408 Tactical Helicopter Squadron (408 THS) began conducting training at CFB Suffield and in the surrounding areas on Friday.
Exercise GANDER WARRIOR 2020 is delivering realistic and complex training missions that will enhance and refine 408 Sqaudron’s tactical skills that are necessary to operate in a modern mobile and austere battle space.
CFB Suffield wants to make the public aware that CH-146 helicopters will be operating from and in the base.
Helicopters will be flying 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily from Sept. 18 to Oct. 2.
Low flying aircrafts will be limited at the north end of the base and extending as far north as the Red Deer River.
Aircrafts will not be landing or refueling in the low-flying area.
The exercise will conclude on Oct. 2.

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