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Another Canadian Tops USAF Test Pilot Course – 21794 Maj Jameel Janjua


“The Canadians who have won this award are all graduates of Royal Military College,” he said. “And this is just a sliver of the RMC grads who have gone on to do other, even more important things.”

“Maj Janjua recently finished at the top of the Test Pilot Course at the United States Air Force Test Pilot School (TPS) at Edwards Air Force base in California… he joins 22911 Maj Joshua Kutryk (2012) and 13738 Col (Ret) Chris Hadfield (1988) as Canadian recipients of TPS’ Liethen-Tittle Award…”

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  • 9592 Claude Perras

    July 8, 2014 at 8:56 pm

    The reporter missed the first Canadian to received the award as reported in this article excerpt:

    «(Ottawa, Ontario, May 04, 1999) – – Dr. Arthur Carty, President of the National Research Council of Canada, is pleased to congratulate Mr. John Croll on winning Canada’s premier aviation award, the Trans-Canada (McKee) Trophy.

    John Croll led the NRC effort to plan the project, design and fabricate special equipment and instrumentation, and provided overall guidance.

    Mr. John B. Croll is a Research Test Pilot with the NRC Institute for Aerospace Research (IAR).He graduated from the United States Air Force Test Pilot School in 1976 as the top student – the first Canadian to ever achieve this distinction. Prior to joining NRC, Mr. Croll was a military test pilot with several notable accomplishments. Recognized as an excellent test pilot and aeronautical engineer, John has been involved in a wide spectrum of military and civilian flight test flying. For more than 25 years, Mr. Croll has contributed substantially to scientific research in various aerospace disciplines.»