Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

May 02, 2012 11:04 ET

Media Advisory: SkyHawks Season Opener at Trenton High School

TRENTON, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 2, 2012) - Canada's only military parachute demonstration team, the SkyHawks, will launch their 2012 demonstration season with a Season Opener show at Trenton High School on May 9th beginning at 11 a.m.

When: 11 a.m. on 9 May, 2012
Where: Trenton High School (Soccer field), Trenton, O.N.
What: The Canadian Forces Parachute Team, the SkyHawks will kick-off their 2012 demonstration season by performing at a local high school to reconnect with the local community. At this event the announcement will be made that their 2012 season will be dedicated to their hometown of Trenton, O.N. Following the performance the team will pack their parachutes with the crowd.

For over 40 years the team has represented Canada and the Canadian Forces with their signature Canadian flag canopies. This year the team will perform at over 30 events across North America performing aerobatics in the sky with parachutes to showcase the professionalism, dedication and teamwork it takes to be a part of Canada's military.

Members of the SkyHawks have a wide-range of military experiences making them ideal to represent a well-trained, well-equipped and well-led Canadian Forces.

Note to Editors: Media are invited to join the team for a ride along on 8 May in addition to attending the event on 9 May.

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