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1 Wing Headquarters fonds
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1 Wing Headquarters fonds

  • CA ON00093 2005/4
  • Fonds
  • 1950-1998

Fonds consists of material pertaining to 1 Wing, 10 Tactical Air Group, 427 Squadron and 430 Squadron and the Kingston, Ontario area during the 1990s. Also includes reference files covering a variety of subjects. There are 4 series:

  1. 1 Wing
  2. 10 Tactical Air Group
  3. 427 Squadron and 430 Squadron
  4. Reference Files

Canada. Canadian Armed Forces. Wing, 1. Headquarters

10 Tactical Air Group

Series consists of documents pertaining to 10 Tactical Air Group [TAG]. Includes files: on the biographies of former Commanders of 10 TAG; the histories of squadrons; public affairs; Canadian Forces current operations updates; honourary appointments, helicopter operations in Haiti, media awareness training and other subjects. Also includes files on Exercise Noble Lion and Operation Blueling. Arranged in alphabetical order by file title.

Reference Files

Series consists of reference files covering a variety of subjects. Includes files on the Bell Textron Canada CH146 Griffon plan, Operation Pivot, Canadian peacekeeping, change of command parades, Canadian Forces ethos, communications plans media guidelines and other subjects. There are also 3 general reference files. Arranged in alphabetical order by file title.

1 Wing

Series consists of documents pertaining to 1 Wing. Includes a handbook providing 1 Wing Commanding Officers and their subordinates with information required to conduct their missions at a tactical level, media briefing announcing the arrival of 1 Wing to CFB Kingston and media lists. Also includes documents regarding the 1997 Battle of Britain parade in Kingston and the treatment of women at 1 Tactical Aviation Wing in Montreal.. Arranged in alphabetical order by file title.

427 and 430 Squadrons

Series consists of documents pertaining to 427 Squadron and 430 Squadron. Includes 427 Squadron files on the CH139 landing on Gaspé in 1992 and requesting permission to use the music tracks of Sarah McLachlin in a video on Somalia. There are also files on 430 Squadron joint operations with the RCMP regarding a drug bust operation in Jolliette, Quebec and an operation in St-Jean in 1993 and on unit commendations. Arranged according to the squadron number and then in alphabetical order for each squadron.