Last years was cancelled because of overseas ops but this year looks good to go.
Taken from the Cold Lake Sun
Other aircraft that could make first-time appearances at Maple Flag include the Hawkeye E2C, a U.S. aircraft equipped with airborne early warning systems and the Canadian C-130J, also known as the "Super Hercules."
Maple Flag 45 is scheduled to start May 28, 2012 and run its exercises until June 22. The Maple Flag open house – a chance for the public to meet with members of the participating nations and to get up close with some of the aircraft they brought with them – is scheduled for June 16, 2012.
I'm told there's some great spots down by the runway that don't require any kind of special clearance. I'm hoping to make it out there for a few days to see what I can see. Just wondering if anyone else is thinking of going as well.