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Gatineau Airshow 2019

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Despite the rain that came our way with scattered showers it was a great event! CWC always enjoys its involvement with this ever growing, well run airshow.

Vehicles on display:

Cadillac Gage Commando M706 V-100

  • Manufactured By: Cadillac Gage
  • Year of Manufacture: 1963
  • Engine: V-504 V8 Chrysler 361
  • Transmission: 4 speed manual full syncro
  • Crew Requirements (Public Events) 1 (3+2 for combat operations)
  • Wheeled / Tracked: 4 wheel drive, 2 wheel steer (Fwd/Rear Axles)
  • Weight: 9,888kg (21,799lbs)
  • Length: 5.69m (18.7 ft)
  • Height: 2.54m (8.4ft)
  • Width: 2.26m (7.5ft)

Alvis CVR(T) Scorpion Scout tank, ex-Belgian Army, 1973

  • Manufactured By: Alvis (Belgium)
  • Year of Manufacture: August 1972
  • Serial Number: BESC065
  • Plate Number: 65068
  • Engine: Jaguar J-60 4.2Lt. inline 6 cyl, gas
  • Transmission: Foot select, semi-auto
  • Crew Requirements (Public Events) 2
  • Wheeled / Tracked: Track, rubber pad
  • Weight: 8.74t (17,800lbs)
  • Length: 5.28m (17.4 ft) add 3ft for whale tail
  • Height: 2.1m (6.10 ft)
  • Width: 2.2m (7 ft)

Daimler Ferret, Mk. 2/3 Armoured Car, ex-British Army, 1963

  • Manufactured By: Daimler
  • Year of Manufacture: 1963
  • Serial Number: 3327-7-63
  • Engine: Rolls Royce B-60 inline 6 cyl. gas
  • Transmission: Pre Select
  • Crew Requirements (Public Events) 2
  • Wheeled / Tracked: 4 wheel, full time, locked
  • Weight: 3.8t (7275lbs)
  • Length: 3.7m (12.2 ft)
  • Height: 1.8m (6.2 ft)
  • Width: 1.9m (6.3 ft)

AM General M35 A2 Multifuel cargo truck, ex-US Army, 1970.

  • Manufactured By: AM General
  • Year of Manufacture: 1970
  • Serial Number: 052517850
  • Engine: Continental Multi-Fuel Diesel, inline 6
  • Transmission: 4 Speed manual. Syncro
  • Crew Requirements (Public Events) 1
  • Wheeled / Tracked: 10 Wheel, air locker front axle
  • Weight: 5840Kg (12,880lbs)
  • Length: 6.98m ( 27.4 ft)
  • Height: 8.2m (9.2 ft) To top of cab
  • Width: 2.36m (7.7 ft)

Quad 50 with .50 cal Theatrical simulators

 

We were able to showcase our newly restored Quad 50 with it’s .50 cal theatrical simulators to great advantage. The highlight was being part of a reenactment drill where our gunners got to “shoot” down an “enemy” plane.

 

The volunteers for this event were:

Nick Tilgner

Paul Isaacs

Dave Deblois

Terry Warner

Derek Strebe

Dumaresqu de Pencier

Devorah Sugarman

Benjamin Olszynko

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