Monthly Archives: December 2016

BC Volunteer Memorial

The British Columbia Search and Rescue Association (BCSARA), Provincial Emergency Program Air (PEP AIR), and Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue (RCMSAR) have worked together on the Search and Rescue Memorial Committee with the purpose of; ‘to establish a memorial [...]

Training ~ Dec 4th

Despite seemingly continuous rain days CASARA Nanaimo managed to take full advantage of perhaps our only full sun day, Dec 4th, to put up two training flights to help keep members current and to hone navigation and spotter skill sets.  John [...]

New SAR Aircraft ~ C295

OTTAWA -- The federal government says Canada will spend $2.3 billion to replace the military's ancient search-and-rescue planes with 16 new aircraft from European aerospace giant Airbus.The Airbus C-295 will replace the air force's existing planes, Public Procurement Minister Judy [...]