Press Release – Royal Canadian Air Force Commander Lt Gen Eric Kenny Visits the Mitchell Institute

Photo: Shane Thin, The Mitchell Institute

Arlington, VA | February 2, 2023

Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies was honored to host the Commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force, Lt Gen Eric Kenny on Wednesday, February 1, 2023.

As the RCAF looks forward to many promising initiatives and modernization efforts, the Mitchell Institute understands how important these dialogues are for facilitating cooperation between our close ally to the North.

The Mitchell Institute’s Dean, Lt Gen Dave Deptula, USAF (Ret.), remarked, “Especially at this pivotal time of growth and renewal for the RCAF, and following Canada’s recent announcement regarding their decision to procure the F-35, the institute sees great value in helping the RCAF communicate the growing need for advanced air and space capabilities in a challenging global environment.”

The Mitchell Institute released an episode of its Aerospace Advantage podcast featuring the commander on Saturday, February 11, 2023, in which Gen Kenny shared his thoughts and highlight his priorities and plans for the RCAF.

Cover Photo: RCAF

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