Canada Company member and BC Chapter President Don Hewson received a great honour on August 15, 2015 during the festivities surrounding the Comox Air Show when he was inducted into the Society of Honorary Snowbirds. According to the Snowbirds website, this great honour is reserved for those that “have demonstrated an unwavering, whole-hearted, selfless and enduring commitment to the team and its mission”.
The Canadian Forces Snowbirds (431 Air Demonstration Squadron) is a Canadian icon comprised of serving members of the Canadian Armed Forces. Their pilots and technicians work as a team to bring thrilling performances to the North American public. Serving as Canadian ambassadors, the Snowbirds demonstrate the Skill, Professionalism and Teamwork inherent in the women and men of the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) and the Canadian Armed Forces.