The Civil Air Search and Rescue Association (CASARA), is a Canada-wide volunteer aviation association dedicated to providing air search support services in downed aircraft, recently more humanitarian efforts, and promotes Canada’s Search and Rescue Program across Canada. Our volunteers are on call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to assist in providing air search assistance to the Royal Canadian Air Force.

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CASARA NEWS

Strengthening the North Recently on Aug 28th, 2022, the Royal Canadian Air Force’s (RCAF’s) 440 Squadron trained 4 CASARA Members (John, Simon, Gavin, and Paul) from Gjoa Haven, Nunavut with the CC-138 Twin Otter (image: below on right). Gjoa Haven is in the far north of Nunavut, located above...
Announcement - New RPAS Capabilities CASARA is now operationally capable to deploy Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) in Search and Rescue! Since 2019 our RPAS Committee has worked hard on developing our RPAS Program across Canada with partners such as the Royal Canadian Airforce and...
National Volunteer Week 2022 It's that time of the year - National Volunteer Week (#NVW2022) National Volunteer Week promoted by Volunteer Canada takes place this year between April 24th - 30th, helping to celebrate and acknowledge Canadian volunteers from across the country! Canada has a va...
National Aviation Day 2022 National Aviation Day: a day to celebrate the past, present, and future of aviation in Canada. Over 100+ Years of Canadian Aviation With Canada's extensive history in aviation, stretching back over 100 years, we are continuing to advance aviation across the country...