An in-depth look at Canada's changing air force

For the third time in a decade, Canada is trying to replace its McDonnell Douglas CF-188 Hornet fleet. In 2010, the previous government designated the Lockheed Martin F-35 as the replacement, with deliveries expected to start in 2016. But the deal erupted in political controversy over accusations that parliament had been misled about the true cost of the aircraft and that alternative fighter jets were never fairly compared.

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