HMCS Vancouver Carrier Strike Group Five Flight OPS

While sailing with Carrier Strike Group Five, HMCS Vancouver’s air detachment had the opportunity to conduct a couple of cross-deck landings. An MH-60 Seahawk helicopter from USS Chancellorsville landed on Vancouver’s flight deck on October 31st. Before a final landing to exchange unit patches, the Seahawk practiced a few approaches and landings on board the RCN frigate. At the same time, our CH-148 Cyclone CANUCK was conducting a cross-deck landing on US aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan. Our CANUCK also had a chance to conduct an in-flight exercise with a…

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