Fighter jets

Anita Anand, Minister of National Defence, holds a media availability on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Canada officially buying F-35 fighter jet for $19B to replace CF-18s

Canada to purchase 88 F-35s, with the first aircraft to be delivered in 2026


The Hope Standard’s new reporter Kemone Moodley spends her first day at work taking pictures at the Abbotsford airshow. (Illustration by Kemone Moodley/Hope Standard)

COLUMN: New reporter for Hope can’t believe first day on job involves a fast jet

Reporter Kemone Moodley realizes planes have always been in her life while at the Abbotsford Airshow


The 2022 Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) CF-188 Hornet Demonstration Team Pilot, Captain Jesse “Modem” Haggart-Smith poses for a photo in the cockpit of the RCAF CF-188 Hornet Demo Jet on May 16, 2022 at 4 Wing, Cold Lake, Alberta. Photo by: Cpl Avery Philpott

Local CF-18 pilot on what it takes to fly fighter jets

Cpt. Jesse Haggart-Smith of Maple Ridge will be flying in the Abbotsford Airshow in August


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