They are great pilots - now they just need some real planes. ;)
I have no problem with the size, speed and manoeuverability of the planes. It's their age and reliability that concerns me. I'm also afraid that when it comes time to retire the current planes, the Snowbirds may be mothballed rather than provided with new hardware.
But that will cost real money, which the Liberals are not going to hand out.
Actually, those planes are unique suited to the type of aerobatics they do. I don't know what they will do when they must finally retire them all - no particular reason they must, I guess.
I heard a rumor from a Canadian Air Force crewchief (about 2 years ago during joint manuevers at Zaragoza Airbase, Spain) that the Snowbirds were eventually going to replace their Tutor aircraft with this: