Wm Turbo Tarling


12,955 Hours

Captain Tarling retired from the Canadian Forces in 1982 when he reached Compulsory Retirement Age.

In his air force career he amassed 11,645 flying hours in 50 different types of aircraft, including 28 jets in the RCAF/CF

Turbo's Hangar



T-33 In April 2002 the T-33 Silver Star was retired after more than 50 years of stellar service to the RCAF and the Canadian Forces. Of the thousands of pilots who flew the T-Bird over the years, few are as familiar with the aircraft as "Turbo" Tarling who shares his fond memories of the great aircraft.


Speed Brakes

The CF-100 was never flown with speed brakes extended during the final turn or approach to the runway because of the high sink-rate or premature stall that inevitably resulted. There had been a tragic fatal accident when a CF-100 crashed on final approach - the cause was improper use of speed brakes




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