No. 429 Squadron RCAF


No. 429 Squadron RCAF

412 Transport Squadron of the Canadian Forces Air Command is one of 3 transport squadrons attached to CFB Trenton in Trenton, Ontario.

History

429 Transport was formed in 1942 as the 429 Bomber Squadron at East Moor, England and disbanded on May 31, 1945.

The current transport role was established at RCAF Station St Hubert on June 21, 1967 as 429 Tactical Transport Squadron and in August 1981 renamed 429 Transport Squadron. The final move was in 1990 to CFB Trenton. As part of the Canadian Forces Transformation, the 429 was merged into the 436 Transport Squadron.

Aircraft used by 429 include:

* Vickers Wellington
* Handley Page Halifax
* Avro Lancaster
* Douglas CC-129 (DC-3) Dakota
* Canadair CT-33/(Lockheed) Silver Star
* Lockheed C-130 Hercules

External links

* [http://www.airforce.forces.gc.ca/site/hist/429sqn_e.asp 429 Transport Squadron]


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