SkyHawks Perform First Show of Season in Trenton

In Local

The Canadian Armed Forces parachute tea, The SkyHawks performed a parachuting demonstration in Centennial Park on Saturday, May 13, 2023.

Hundreds of people came to watch the team perform their first show of the season on a beautiful, but a tad windy afternoon.

During one manoeuvre, it appeared team members because tangled due to strong winds, but quickly cleared and finished the carefully planned drop.

SkyHawks member, Master Cpl. Tyler Owens said there is a thorough selection process for anyone wanting to be a member of the team.

“It’s a high demand job.”

The SkyHawks will be performing approximately 30 shows across Canada during their season.

Master Cpl. Owens said it’s not only a thrill for the spectators, but members of the team love what they do.

“It’s very thrilling. They’ll all have smiles on their faces, they’ll all be high-fiving. It’s action packed for sure.”

Pete Fisher
Author: Pete Fisher

Has been a photojournalist for over 30-years and have been honoured to win numerous awards for photography and writing over the years. Best selling author for the book Highway of Heroes - True Patriot Love

Join Our Newsletter!

Want to keep up to date on news and events in Northumberland? Subscribe to newsletter!

You may also read!

“At What Point Do the Rights of a Few Impede the Rights of an Entire Community?” States Belleville Police Chief City of Belleville Mayor Neil Ellis held at press conference at Town Hall giving an update on the status


Seizure of Contraband and Unauthorized Items at Warkworth Institution

On February 18, 2024, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, contraband and unauthorized items were seized


Peterborough County OPP – Driver Stated He Was Drugged Before Collision Charged with Impaired (Name Released)

A driver who initially contacted EMS has been charged with Impaired driving after their vehicle went in the ditch


Mobile Sliding Menu

Terms | Privacy |