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The Globe and Mail
Five decades later, the Royal Canadiana is built from the ashesboat in North America to average 145 kph in the middle of a race. At the time,
Five decades later, the Royal Canadiana is built from the ashes
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
boat in North America to average 145 kph in the middle of a race. At the time, its pilot, Art Asbury, was a veteran of the Royal Canadian Air Force who served during the Second World War. Throughout the 1960’s, he drove the boat in championship... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Stennis participating in huge multinational exerciseMalcolm Wise of the Royal Australian Navy, who will command the maritime compon
Stennis participating in huge multinational exercise
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 2 days ago
Malcolm Wise of the Royal Australian Navy, who will command the maritime component; Brig. Gen. Blaise Frawley of the Royal Canadian Air Force, who will command the air component; and the amphibious task force will be led by Royal New Zealand... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
M.I. Violet ‘Vi’ McKayAsbestos, Quebec. Vi and Norman McKay were married June 5, 1943, in Calgary, A
M.I. Violet ‘Vi’ McKay
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 3 days ago
Asbestos, Quebec. Vi and Norman McKay were married June 5, 1943, in Calgary, Alberta, where Norm was training for the Royal Canadian Air Force. Happily married for 54 years. Norm died in 1997 just short of his 87th birthday. She and Norm moved... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
St. George’s Cemetery monument rededicatedman who used his position well as senator in Ottawa to ensure that Trenton was
St. George’s Cemetery monument rededicated
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 4 days ago
man who used his position well as senator in Ottawa to ensure that Trenton was chosen as the new home for the newly-planned Royal Canadian Air Force. We can all thank him for that tremendous contribution.” 8 Wing base commander Col. Colin Keiver... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Heritage warplane soarscalled the C-45 Expiditor. “They were used a navigation trainers and pilot tra
Heritage warplane soars
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 4 days ago
called the C-45 Expiditor. “They were used a navigation trainers and pilot trainers and had all sorts of other uses in the Royal Canadian Air Force,” said McBride. Beech 18 was built in 1942 and served in the United States Air Force and then went... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Incredible tale of action hero: airman, soldier, spy and Grand National jockeydispensation to join the British Army and operated as a sniper before joining t
Incredible tale of action hero: airman, soldier, spy and Grand National jockey
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
dispensation to join the British Army and operated as a sniper before joining the Royal Flying Corps. BNPSServing with the Royal Canadian Air Force in World War 2 He trained as a pilot in 1916 and in February 1917 he forced a Halberstadt Scout... Read more
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Brandon Sun
For Your Entertainment: Deep Bay cabin tranquil spot to create artif that’s not your cup of tea. The Deep Bay cabin is a Federal Heritage Buildi
For Your Entertainment: Deep Bay cabin tranquil spot to create art
Brandon Sun / Posted 5 days ago
if that’s not your cup of tea. The Deep Bay cabin is a Federal Heritage Building that first served as a base for the Royal Canadian Air Force float-plane forest fire patrols during periods of forest fire hazard in the 1930s. Refurbished for... Read more
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Fort McMurray Today
Scott Clements retiring as airport CEOMcMurray in 2009, after leading Edmonton’s airport authority for nearly 10 year
Scott Clements retiring as airport CEO
Fort McMurray Today / Posted 6 days ago
McMurray in 2009, after leading Edmonton’s airport authority for nearly 10 years and 36 years as Lieutenant-General in the Royal Canadian Air Force. In 1995, he was named the commanding officer of the air force. In 2013, Clements and the rest of... Read more
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Calgary Sun
The Trudeau government has lost its way on defencereportedly chosen to sole-source an inferior aircraft to fulfil a misguided pol
The Trudeau government has lost its way on defence
Calgary Sun / Posted 9 days ago
reportedly chosen to sole-source an inferior aircraft to fulfil a misguided political objective and therefore set the Royal Canadian Air Force on an unnecessary and embarrassing trajectory that will affect defence operations and budgeting for... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Edwards Testing Facility Hosts First Canadian Air Force PlaneCanada Updating CC-130H Fleet To 'J' Model For the first time ever, a Royal Ca
Edwards Testing Facility Hosts First Canadian Air Force Plane
The Aero-News Network / Posted 9 days ago
Canada Updating CC-130H Fleet To 'J' Model For the first time ever, a Royal Canadian Air Force plane has entered the Benefield Anechoic Facility, a state-of-the-art center for electronic warfare testing. A team of engineers, operators and defense... Read more
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Minot Daily News
Living historyincluding the Hurricane, Anson, Cornell and the Tiger Moth, a plane he flew whe
Living history
Minot Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
including the Hurricane, Anson, Cornell and the Tiger Moth, a plane he flew when he started flying. Needham served in the Royal Canadian Air Force for six years from 1941 to 1946. After he left the military, he ran a weekly newspaper in Wynyard,... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
IMP Aerospace Delivers Final P-3C Orion Aircraft With New Wings to the Royal Norwegian Air Forceof in-depth maintenance and engineering services. This work, in parallel with a
IMP Aerospace Delivers Final P-3C Orion Aircraft With New Wings to the Royal Norwegian Air Force
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 11 days ago
of in-depth maintenance and engineering services. This work, in parallel with a similar program we are conducting for the Royal Canadian Air Force CP-140 Aurora fleet, has helped provide us with international recognition as a world-class... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Gilles Lamontagne, former Quebec City mayor, dies1984 and served as Quebec’s lieutenant-governor until 1990. Lamontagne, who wa
Gilles Lamontagne, former Quebec City mayor, dies
The Globe and Mail / Posted 13 days ago
1984 and served as Quebec’s lieutenant-governor until 1990. Lamontagne, who was born in Montreal in 1919, served in the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War and was a prisoner of war in Germany from March 1943 until May 1945. He... Read more
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CTV News
Gilles Lamontagne, former Quebec City mayor and federal cabinet minister, dies at 971984 and served as Quebec's lieutenant-governor until 1990. Lamontagne, who wa
Gilles Lamontagne, former Quebec City mayor and federal cabinet minister, dies at 97
CTV News / Posted 13 days ago
1984 and served as Quebec's lieutenant-governor until 1990. Lamontagne, who was born in Montreal in 1919, served in the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War and was a prisoner of war in Germany from March 1943 until May 1945. He... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
One wounded in Dallas airport shootingglacier A wrong turn led to an unplanned landing on a glacier in Canada for a
One wounded in Dallas airport shooting
WSMV Nashville / Posted 18 days ago
glacier A wrong turn led to an unplanned landing on a glacier in Canada for a pilot and two passengers. (Source: CBC News/Royal Canadian Air Force/Aslam Nathoo/Peter Jdeynakiewicz) Vern Hannah and two passengers planned to take a short pleasure... Read more
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CTV News
Fact check: Is there a capability gap when it comes to fighter jets?gap. So is Sajjan's statement accurate? Is the procurement debacle surrounding
Fact check: Is there a capability gap when it comes to fighter jets?
CTV News / Posted 18 days ago
gap. So is Sajjan's statement accurate? Is the procurement debacle surrounding the CF-18s on the verge of rendering the Royal Canadian Air Force incapable of fulfilling its mandate? Spoiler alert: The Canadian Press Baloney Meter is a... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Mutchmor Galleries a welcome addition to the Prov Bay landscapethe name The American Indian College Fund Collection, include jacquard robes an
Mutchmor Galleries a welcome addition to the Prov Bay landscape
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 18 days ago
the name The American Indian College Fund Collection, include jacquard robes and towels and a fabulous weekender bag. The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF), established in 1924, has reissued caps, bags and T-shirts designed by Red Canoe National... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Bear roams neighborhood, dips into pool in CAglacier A wrong turn led to an unplanned landing on a glacier in Canada for a
Bear roams neighborhood, dips into pool in CA
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 19 days ago
glacier A wrong turn led to an unplanned landing on a glacier in Canada for a pilot and two passengers. (Source: CBC News/Royal Canadian Air Force/Aslam Nathoo/Peter Jdeynakiewicz) Vern Hannah and two passengers planned to take a short pleasure... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Newborn weighs in at 14.4 poundsglacier A wrong turn led to an unplanned landing on a glacier in Canada for a
Newborn weighs in at 14.4 pounds
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 19 days ago
glacier A wrong turn led to an unplanned landing on a glacier in Canada for a pilot and two passengers. (Source: CBC News/Royal Canadian Air Force/Aslam Nathoo/Peter Jdeynakiewicz) Vern Hannah and two passengers planned to take a short pleasure... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Mom, alone, delivers baby with help of 911 operatorglacier A wrong turn led to an unplanned landing on a glacier in Canada for a
Mom, alone, delivers baby with help of 911 operator
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 19 days ago
glacier A wrong turn led to an unplanned landing on a glacier in Canada for a pilot and two passengers. (Source: CBC News/Royal Canadian Air Force/Aslam Nathoo/Peter Jdeynakiewicz) Vern Hannah and two passengers planned to take a short pleasure... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Newborn weighs in at 14.4 pounds in TXglacier A wrong turn led to an unplanned landing on a glacier in Canada for a
Newborn weighs in at 14.4 pounds in TX
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 19 days ago
glacier A wrong turn led to an unplanned landing on a glacier in Canada for a pilot and two passengers. (Source: CBC News/Royal Canadian Air Force/Aslam Nathoo/Peter Jdeynakiewicz) Vern Hannah and two passengers planned to take a short pleasure... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Mom, alone, delivers baby with help of 911 operatorglacier A wrong turn led to an unplanned landing on a glacier in Canada for a
Mom, alone, delivers baby with help of 911 operator
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 19 days ago
glacier A wrong turn led to an unplanned landing on a glacier in Canada for a pilot and two passengers. (Source: CBC News/Royal Canadian Air Force/Aslam Nathoo/Peter Jdeynakiewicz) Vern Hannah and two passengers planned to take a short pleasure... Read more
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CTV News
Fighter jets scrambled after drone sighting near Ottawa airportInternational Airport. In an email to CTV News, a spokesperson for the Departm
Fighter jets scrambled after drone sighting near Ottawa airport
CTV News / Posted 20 days ago
International Airport. In an email to CTV News, a spokesperson for the Department of National Defence confirmed that two Royal Canadian Air Force CF-18 Hornets were dispatched by NORAD at approximately 5:45 p.m. on May 25. “The fighters... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Decoration Day observance draws stalwart crowd to Memorial GardensMarshall; Merchant Navy, Shipmate Bob Yrcha; Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps Man
Decoration Day observance draws stalwart crowd to Memorial Gardens
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 20 days ago
Marshall; Merchant Navy, Shipmate Bob Yrcha; Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps Manitoulin 348, Lieutenant Navy Maggie King; Royal Canadian Air Force, Mrs. Sue Morin; on behalf of the Manitoulin Detachment OPP and the U.C.C.M. Police, Retired Sgt.... Read more
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CBC.ca
Wrong-way pilot, 81, saves the day with perfect emergency landing on glacieran emergency beacon, but it failed to go off, perhaps because of the soft landi
Wrong-way pilot, 81, saves the day with perfect emergency landing on glacier
CBC.ca / Posted 21 days ago
an emergency beacon, but it failed to go off, perhaps because of the soft landing. A small white Beechcraft plane, lower left, is barely discernible against the glacier it landed on as a rescue helicopter hovers overhead. (Royal Canadian Air F... Read more
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BC Local News
Missing airplane found on glacierCentre in Victoria has confirmed the aircraft has been located after landing on
Missing airplane found on glacier
BC Local News / Posted 21 days ago
Centre in Victoria has confirmed the aircraft has been located after landing on a glacier near Pemberton. Two Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) CC-115 Buffalo aircraft and two CH-149 Cormorant helicopters have been tasked by the Joint... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
History to fly high in Quinte during air showAir Training Plan (BCATP) and the 75th anniversary of the 400 series of squadro
History to fly high in Quinte during air show
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 21 days ago
Air Training Plan (BCATP) and the 75th anniversary of the 400 series of squadrons, designations still in use by the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF). When the Second World War broke out RCF Station Trenton had become the largest base in the... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
ANAF: National Field of Honour eligibility) up to a maximum of six (6) persons per lot. For more details, visit www.lastp
ANAF: National Field of Honour eligibility
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 21 days ago
) up to a maximum of six (6) persons per lot. For more details, visit www.lastpostfund.ca. 418 (Belleville) Wing of The Royal Canadian Air Force Association invites all to attend a commemoration of the seven (7) members of the RFC/RAF who lost... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Sabre Squadron cadets hold 61st annual reviewClausen. The Cobourg Home Hardware Award for Most Dedicated Junior Cadet -FCpl
Sabre Squadron cadets hold 61st annual review
Northumberland Today / Posted 26 days ago
Clausen. The Cobourg Home Hardware Award for Most Dedicated Junior Cadet -FCpl Connor Burns, The 401 R.L. Edwards Wing – Royal Canadian Air Force Association Award for the Junior NCO of the Year - FCpl Zachary Dillon. The Bert Austin Award – Top... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Flying Colours and CAE Mark First Project Togetherthe start of a new business relationship between the two Canadian companies. I
Flying Colours and CAE Mark First Project Together
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 27 days ago
the start of a new business relationship between the two Canadian companies. In honor of the 75th anniversary of the Royal Canadian Air Force 419 “City of Kamloops” Squadron, CAE agreed to facilitate the re-paint of one of the Hawk aircraft... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Celoron Holds Ceremony At Veterans Memorialin that we are reminded daily of their sacrifice," he said. Afterward, he intr
Celoron Holds Ceremony At Veterans Memorial
The Post-Journal / Posted 28 days ago
in that we are reminded daily of their sacrifice," he said. Afterward, he introduced Lt. Col. Ronald Gowing, retired Royal Canadian Air Force; Dave Gowing, sponsoring chairman; and the 822 Tutor Squadron Air Cadets. Carlson then took the... Read more
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examiner.com
13th Annual Bethpage Memorial Day Air Show at Jones Beach State Park wows crowdson Sunday. This year’s show was particularly international because it also fea
13th Annual Bethpage Memorial Day Air Show at Jones Beach State Park wows crowds
examiner.com / Posted 29 days ago
on Sunday. This year’s show was particularly international because it also featured an outstanding performance by the Royal Canadian Air Force Snowbirds, comprised of serving members of the Canadian forces. Their performance commemorates the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Memorial weekend tourists hit South Carolina beaches as storm comesnorthward to northeastward motion, Sunny skies above: Beachgoers further up th
Memorial weekend tourists hit South Carolina beaches as storm comes
Daily Mail / Posted 30 days ago
northward to northeastward motion, Sunny skies above: Beachgoers further up the coast in New York gathered to watch the Royal Canadian Air Force Snowbird demonstration team performs during the 13th Annual Bethpage Air Show The worst of the rain... Read more
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Cold Lake Sun
Maple Flag 2016 takes flightsent a total of eight fighter jets, four Mirage 2000-5s and four Rafale fighter
Maple Flag 2016 takes flight
Cold Lake Sun / Posted a month ago
sent a total of eight fighter jets, four Mirage 2000-5s and four Rafale fighter aircraft. "It's a high priority for the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) to be conducting this exercise," said Maple Flag Exercise Director Capt. Yuri... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
“Threepete” For Barrie Air Cadets!!scenario for first responders. Silver Fox Squadron would like to thank Mr. Bill
“Threepete” For Barrie Air Cadets!!
Barrie Examiner / Posted a month ago
scenario for first responders. Silver Fox Squadron would like to thank Mr. Bill Sergeant from 441 (Huronia) Wing of the Royal Canadian Air Force Association who presented the cadets with this opportunity to serve the community that so often... Read more
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Cold Lake Sun
Thousands of international troops train in AlbertaWhat we've done this year and in previous years is we'll do combined operations
Thousands of international troops train in Alberta
Cold Lake Sun / Posted a month ago
What we've done this year and in previous years is we'll do combined operations It really helps us work together with the Royal Canadian Air Force and understand how each organization works. The more we do it together, the more efficient we'll be... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Search and rescue exercise on Lake Eriealso gives the opportunity to work with other units it doesn’t on a regular bas
Search and rescue exercise on Lake Erie
St. Catharines Standard / Posted a month ago
also gives the opportunity to work with other units it doesn’t on a regular basis, such as the Canadian Coast Guard and the Royal Canadian Air Force. The exercises give the unit the opportunity to experience real-world scenarios while also being... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Search and rescue exercise on Lake Eriealso gives the opportunity to work with other units it doesn’t on a regular bas
Search and rescue exercise on Lake Erie
Niagara Falls Review / Posted a month ago
also gives the opportunity to work with other units it doesn’t on a regular basis, such as the Canadian Coast Guard and the Royal Canadian Air Force. The exercises give the unit the opportunity to experience real-world scenarios while also being... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Search and rescue exercise on Lake Eriealso gives the opportunity to work with other units it doesn’t on a regular bas
Search and rescue exercise on Lake Erie
Welland Tribune / Posted a month ago
also gives the opportunity to work with other units it doesn’t on a regular basis, such as the Canadian Coast Guard and the Royal Canadian Air Force. The exercises give the unit the opportunity to experience real-world scenarios while also being... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Lawyer Marguerite Ritchie was a brilliant champion of women’s rightsRitchie’s older brother, Norman Ritchie, who was known as Bud, died in in Engla
Lawyer Marguerite Ritchie was a brilliant champion of women’s rights
The Globe and Mail / Posted 1 months ago
Ritchie’s older brother, Norman Ritchie, who was known as Bud, died in in England in 1941 while a pilot in the Royal Canadian Air Force, while her younger brother, Robert Ritchie, who joined the air force on the day he learned of his... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Hastings County supporting air showAir Training Plan (BCATP) and the 75th anniversary of the 400 series of squadro
Hastings County supporting air show
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 1 months ago
Air Training Plan (BCATP) and the 75th anniversary of the 400 series of squadrons — designations still in use by the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF). The line-up for the air show will include dozens of vintage aircraft used during the war.... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Hastings County behind air showAir Training Plan (BCATP) and the 75th anniversary of the 400 series of squadro
Hastings County behind air show
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 1 months ago
Air Training Plan (BCATP) and the 75th anniversary of the 400 series of squadrons — designations still in use by the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF). The line-up for the air show will include dozens of vintage aircraft used during the war.... Read more
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Cold Lake Sun
City planning downtown festival during air showhoopers, mimes, stilt walker, clowns, bouncy castles, sparkle tattoos 3 p.m. t
City planning downtown festival during air show
Cold Lake Sun / Posted 1 months ago
hoopers, mimes, stilt walker, clowns, bouncy castles, sparkle tattoos 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. - performance by Jet Stream, Royal Canadian Air Force Band 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. - beer gardens 5 p.m. - live music by Sweet Tequila 6:45 p.m. - live... Read more

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