Borden Canadian Forces Day and Air Show
Saturday, June 9 & Sunday, June 10, 2012
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. - “Rain or Shine”
Canadian Forces Base Borden, Ontario
Canadian Forces Base Borden (CFB Borden) defence team members are proud to host the 2012 Canadian Forces Day and Air Show.
This year’s Borden Canadian Forces Day and Air Show will commemorate the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 and the 68th Anniversary of D-Day.
Borden’s Canadian Forces Day and Air Show will have something for everyone on the ground and in the sky. The air show will include military and civilian air demonstration and acrobatic teams. The Canadian Forces will be represented by the pre-eminent Canadian Forces Snowbirds Demonstration Team, the Canadian Forces Parachute team – SkyHawks the CF-18 Hornet Demonstration Team, and the CP-140 Aurora Maritime Patrol Aircraft. In addition to the military component there will be a significant civilian presence including: Manfred Radius, Rick Volker, Iron Eagle Aerobatic Team, Jane Wicker Wing Walking, Kent Pietch, Hawk One F-86 Sabre Jet, T-33 Silver Star Jet, P-40N Kittyhawk from Vintage Wings of Canada and a Harvard Formation from the Canadian Harvard Aircraft Association and many more exciting performers.
The ground displays this year will be exceptional. There will be many interactive activities and displays for the kids and adults alike!
In addition to this, all Borden military schools and units will be providing a display highlighting the training that they offer and how this training contributes to Canadian Forces operations. The military schools and units presenting displays will be the following:
- Canadian Forces School of Administration and Logistics (CFSAL)
- Canadian Forces Fire and CBRN Academy (CFFCA)
- Canadian Forces Chaplain School and Centre (CFChSC)
- Canadian Forces Training Development Centre (CFTDC)
- Canadian Forces School of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering (CFSEME)
- Canadian Forces Military Police Academy (CFMPA)
- Canadian Forces Health Services Training Centre (CF H Svcs TC)
- 16 Wing
- Canadian Forces School of Aerospace Technology and Engineering (CFSATE)
- Air Command Academy (ACA)
- Canadian Forces Recruiting Group (CFRG)
- Regional Cadet Support Unit (Central)
The Borden Canadian Forces Day and Air Show is an open house which provides an opportunity for Canadians, in particular those who live in the surrounding area, to come out and see what we do here at CFB Borden. On average Borden trains approximately 15,000 military personnel annually and the Base employs over 3,000 military personnel and over 1,500 civilians. Borden is the largest Base dedicated to support occupation training in the Canadian Forces and every day, our military schools and units are committed to providing trained soldiers, sailors, airmen and airwomen to support the numerous operations that the Canadian Forces are involved with worldwide.
Look for the well-known Kiddie Commando Course and see how a Forward Operating Base is put together and how it suits the needs of our troops serving in around the world.
Come out and visit Borden’s Canadian Forces Day and Air Show 2012!
Canadian Forces Base Borden/Canadian Forces Support Training Group (CFB Borden/CFSTG)
Public Affairs Officer
Canadian Forces Base Borden
400 Cambrai Road
P.O. Box 1000, Station Main
Borden, Ontario L0M 1C0