Colonel Pat Dowsett was an air transport pilot and later member of the Project Management Office for Air Mobility projects at DND. In 2004, when this article was written, he was project manager of the Strategic Air-to-Air Refuelling (SAAR) project and the Fixed-Wing Search And Rescue (FWSAR) project.
Articles by this writer
The Project Manager (2000-2005) recalls the original SOR process.
The current state of Canada's air mobility fleet is an area of concern. The renewal of our air-to-air refuelling role will greatly enhance the contribution that our air mobility and fighter forces can make in the implementation of the Government’s foreign and domestic policy goals.