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Welcome to the Home Page of

441 (Huronia) Wing

Director's and General Meetings:

Next meetings are on 

14 November 2023

Come out and welcome our new members

CLICK HERE for Agenda

What's New at 441 Wing?
Next 441 Wing Meeting:
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Fly-past for the RCAF's 97th
To DONATE to 441 (Huronia) Wing RCAF Association, please CLICK HERE
For latest Daily CF/DND and Other News,
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CLICK HERE for interesting news items, member's writings and other miscellaneous 'tidbits'
For Process to Access Service Records of Canadian Personnel Who Served in the First World War, Please CLICK HERE
Royal Canadian Air Force 99th Birthday
1 April 2023
For a very interesting short history of the RCAF, please click HERE for an article written by
Joanna Calder and
for  441 Wing's Celebration of our RCAF's 98th Birthday, click HERE .

441 Wing Regular Membership

 Want to become a regular member of 441 Wing RCAFA? 

          For more information, and  an application form,

                                        please click HERE.

Newest 441 Wing Members


Our latest members inducted by RCAFA Regional Director Less Ball during our 10 October meeting are Gillian Parker (left picture) and Robert Banks (right picture) with Wing Treasurer Andrea Sloan on his left and Wing Chair Bill Sergeant on his right.

Rick Purcell (right) and Rob McRon, members of Royal Canadian Legion Branch 34 Orillia, gave a presentation on AC1 Stanley Peacock, who died in an accident on an Orillia-built Fairmile ship, and the firefighters who attempted to save him.

Wing Chairperson Bill Sergeant (left) presents a Wing donation of $1,000.00 to Rick Purcell (center) and Rob McRon, members of Royal Canadian Legion Branch 34 Orillia, for their project recognizing AC1 Stanley Peacock, Hunter Boats, and the two Firemen who saved several people on 13 Oct 1943.

Wing member Jean Maurice Pigeon looks at a display of photographs set-up by Rick Purcell and Rob McRon, members of Royal Canadian Legion Branch 34 Orillia. The display provided information on AC1 Stanley Peacock and the firefighters who attempted to save him, the Fairmile ship, and Hunter Boats in Orillia.

RCAF 441 (Huronia) Wing Treasurer, Andrea Sloan (left), presents a Wing donation of $1,000.00 to Kent Smerdon, who accepts it on behalf of 102 (Barrie Silver Fox) Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron.

For A List of Services Provided by Veterans Affaires Canada
We need your help !!  We are hoping to build a memorial to our fallen in Cape Breton in honour of our Veterans who are buried overseas.
Click here for the link to the
Memorial website

Please Have A Look At These Items

Settlement finalized in $283M disabled veterans class action, but benefits policy change: here is the link: 

Our very own 441 Wing member, Scott MacGlagan has written a book called  COLD WAR OVER CANADA where he writes about what it was like to be in the Cold War in the late 50's.  It was just published.

Click this link to an article  published by Barrie Today giving more details and background about his book.  Congratulations, Scott!

Key Dates for the 441 (Huronia) Wing Calendar: 

09 Nov Veterans’ Club of Barrie Remembrance Dinner at the Barrie Legion 

1700 for 1800 hrs 

11 Nov  The Barrie Remembrance Day service will be at the Cenotaph in Memorial Square on Dunlop Street on Saturday, 11 Nov. The parade falls in at 1015 hrs and marches off at 1030 hrs from the corner of Dunlop and Mulcaster St. The ceremony at the Cenotaph starts at 1030 hrs with the MC reading the list of wreaths that have already been laid and the bio of the guest speaker, LCol Terry Wong, MSM, CD. There will also be a 'feu-de-joie' by the Grey and Simcoe Foresters during the ceremony, along with a fly past at 1100 hrs. 

14 Nov Wing Directors’ Hybrid Meeting – Barrie Legion at 1800 hrs 

14 Nov Wing Members Hybrid Meeting – Barrie Legion at 1900 hrs 

15 Nov 1st Holly Scout Group – Zoom Call with 441 Wing at 1830 hrs 

19 Nov RSVP deadline for 441 Wing Christmas Social 

25 Nov Veterans’ Christmas Dinner at Barrie Legion at 1700 hrs 

01 Dec 441 Wing Christmas Social at Barrie Legion at 1700 hrs -CLICK HERE for details

09 Jan 24 Wing Directors’ Hybrid Meeting – Barrie Legion at 1800 hrs 

09 Jan 24 Wing Members Hybrid Meeting – Barrie Legion at 1900 hrs 

TBC - April RCAF 100th Anniversary Dinner / Dance  

01 May 24 Display RCAF Memorial Banners in Barrie for 6 weeks 

11 Jun 24 Bradford - History of RCAF Presentation at 1830 hrs 

12 Jun 24 Bradford RCAF members / veterans talks at 1830 hrs 

14 Jun 24 Bradford’s RCAF 100th Anniversary Celebration Parade with the Governor-General of Canada at 1000 hrs 

15-16 Jun 24 Borden Airshow-Snowbirds and CF-18 Demo A/C Weekend 

To learn more about the issue of awarding the Victoria Cross in Canada, please check this link:
Canadian Military & Veteran Discount Guide: The Ultimate List
CLICK HERE for details
HCol Terry Kelly, CM 14 Wing Greenwood
Singing "No Sky Too High". 
Click Here for this great  video.
441 Wing Aircraft of the Year
(as flown or supported by one of its members)

The Avro Lancaster as Maintained by our
'Mac' MacDonald

with 429 Bomber Sqn RAF
For some of his thoughts...CLICK HERE

The Link for the Veterans Club of Barrie is HERE

For additional details on the

Avro Lancaster  Click Here and on the

Mynarski Lancaster still flying with the Canadian Warplane Heritage-CLICK HERE

For more CF104 Stories from Art Cameron, CLICK Here and CLICK Here

Mynarski Lancaster
CF104 Starfighter.jpeg
441 Wing Newsletters
Edenvale Classic Aircraft Foundation

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Other Wing Newsletters


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News from 441 (Huronia) Wing Sponsored Units
The First 40 Years- A History of RCAF 441 (Huronia) Wing Air Force Association of Canada  in 3 parts.  Click each part to read the whole book:
   PART 1              PART 2               PART 3

102 (Barrie

Silver Fox)

Squadron RCAC

714 (Wasaga Beach) Squadron RCAC

8th Barrie

1st Holly

1st Mapleview

Click on the underlined

words for squadron website.

Please note:  RCAF 441 (Huronia) Wing General Meetings now start at 1900 hrs

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Future Meetings will be hybrid - Executive and General - until further notice   

Directors Meeting at 1800 hrs

 General Meeting at 1900 hrs

Royal Canadian Legion - Branch 147 410 St Vincent Street, Barrie - Banquet Room (Upstairs)

(See Calendar for further details)

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