Three more retired air force jets being towed to CFB Borden

Three jets used for training fighter pilots are being retired and will be towed to CFB Borden next week.

The CT-155 Hawks will be towed the evening/morning of Monday/Tuesday between about 9:30 p.m and 6 a.m.

The following roads will be affected: Nottawasaga sideroads 33 and 34, Nottawasaga Concession 6 North, Fairground Road, Simcoe County Road 42/Dufferin County Road 18, Dufferin County Road 17/Simcoe County Road 5, and Simcoe County Road 15.

“After reaching the end of their service lives, the CT-155 Hawk advanced jet trainers were recently retired as the lead-in trainer for new fighter pilots and will now find a new home and new life as maintenance trainers at the Canadian Forces School of Aerospace Technology and Engineering, where the air force’s new generation of aircraft technicians learn their trades,” the Department of National Defence stated in a news release.


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