CFB Chatham

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Base Rescue Moose Jaw CH-118 Iroquois helicopters at CFB Moose Jaw, 1982. Aircraft of this type performed the same role at CFB Chatham.

Canadian Forces Base Chatham or CFB Chatham was a Canadian Forces Base located immediately south of the town of Chatham, New Brunswick, Canada. Parts are now operating as Miramichi Municipal Airport since 1974 with a partial runway available (09/27 - asphalt).

From 1970 until 1985 Chatham had a Base Rescue Flight operating three CH-118 Huey helicopters. When the Voodoos that they were there to protect were retired, the CH-118s were redeployed to Base Flight Cold Lake.[1]

Squadrons[edit]

CF-101 Voodoo 101060 from 409 "Nighthawk" Squadron, CFB Comox on the ramp at CFB Moose Jaw in the spring of 1982. Aircraft of this type were also stationed at CFB Chatham during the Cold War.

References[edit]

  1. ^ AEROWARE / RCAF.com (undated). "Bell CH-118 IROQUOIS". Archived from the original on 2008-01-06. Retrieved 2007-10-24. 
  2. ^ Military Bruce Historical Writings by Bruce Forsyth
  3. ^ Hatch, F. J. (1983).The Aerodrome of Democracy: Canada and the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan, 1939-1945. Ottawa: Directorate of History, Department of National Defence. ISBN 0660114437

Coordinates: 47°00′49″N 65°26′50″W / 47.0137°N 65.4471°W / 47.0137; -65.4471