Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

June 27, 2008 10:34 ET

Department of National Defence: SkyHawks Media Day

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 27, 2008) - Media are invited to attend a media day with the SkyHawks, the Canadian Forces parachute display team, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, June 30, 2008 at the Rockcliffe Flying Club Airport. Media will have the opportunity to interview team members and get some great footage of the team performing their aerial displays as they prepare for their Canada Day shows.



What: SkyHawks prepare for Canada Day show

Where: Rockcliffe Flying Club, Club House (at end of
Airport/Marina Road off Rockcliffe Parkway East)

When: Monday, June 30, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Parking is available on site. Meeting point will be at the entrance to the Club House.

FLY WITH THE SKYHAWKS: If you are interested in a ride-along, the SkyHawks will try to accommodate as many reporters as possible. Please contact Captain Angelo Manzara, the team Captain, or Sergeant Martin Croteau, to apply for a ride-along opportunity.

Additional information on the SkyHawks can be found at: http://www.army.forces.gc.ca/lf/English/3_3_1_1_1.asp or www.army.gc.ca.

For further information, please contact Captain Angelo Manzara, Team Captain, SkyHawks, at 613-849-0469 or Sergeant Martin Croteau, PR NCM, SkyHawks, at 613-849-2355.