Talking to the Canadian CC-130 crews delivering aid to Ukraine

The Royal Canadian Air Force at Prestwick, Scotland, is distributing hundreds of tons of cargo to Ukraine and the Middle East. Stewart Marshall recently caught up with the team

THE Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) has boosted its air mobility capability within Europe. This comes after an increase in personnel and additional aircraft, as they eye enhancements to their Air Task Force (ATF) Prestwick detachment. The hub and spoke operations have allowed consolidation of support staff, while allowing flexibility for air operations from a centralised base. Trans-Atlantic CC-177 Globemaster and CC-150 Polaris flights flow in and out of Prestwick in Scotland, while onward movement of cargo and personnel around Europe is handled by CC-130J Hercules.

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