RCAF

RCAF grounds CT-114 Tutor fleet following Snowbirds accident

The Canadian Armed Forces announced on August 10 that the Commander of 1 Canadian Air Division has ordered an operational pause on the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) CT-114 Tutor fleet following an aircraft accident

RCAF orders two second-hand A330-200s for MRTT role

Canada’s Defence Minister Anita Anand announced on July 14 that Canada has finalized a contract to acquire the first two aircraft for the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) that will replace and renew the capability currently fulfilled by the CC-150 Polaris fleet and later become part of the Strategic Tanker Transport Capability (STTC) fleet.

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Heritage History: RCAF 407 Squadron

In the latest of our squadron heritage histories, Andrew Thomas focuses on a Royal Canadian Air Force unit that has flown maritime operations for its entire lifespan – the 407 ‘Demon Squadron’

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FAcT of the matter: Canadian aircrew training

Canada’s Future Aircrew Training programme aims to renew aircrew training services to help maintain a multi-purpose and combat capable Royal Canadian Air Force

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Ageing RCAF CF-188A/B Hornets engaged in busy EAP deployment

The Royal Canadian Air Force’s (RCAF’s) fleet of ageing CF-188A/B Hornets have been kept busy during ongoing Enhanced Air Policing operations based out of Mihail Kogălniceanu Air Base in Constanta, Romania, alongside colleagues from the Forțele Aeriene Române/Romanian Air Force (RoAF)

Frequentis awarded contract under RCAF Tactical Control Radar project

Royal Canadian Air Force awards Frequentis communication and recording technology contract for three new tactical control radars

Airbus flies 200th C295

Airbus Defence and Space has reached an important milestone with its C295 tactical transport family, following the maiden flight of its 200th example on March 29

First CC-295 Kingfisher arrives in Canada

Airbus announced on September 25 that the first of 16 CC-295 Kingfisher fixed-wing search and rescue (SAR) aircraft for the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) had arrived in Canada

Canada lifts operational pause of CT-114 Tutor fleet

The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) lifted the operational pause of its Canadair CT-114 Tutor jet trainer fleet on August 24.

Gripen, F/A-18, F-35 offered for Canada’s future fighter

Saab, Boeing and Lockheed Martin will do battle with each other as they seek to deliver 88 new fighters to Canada, which plans to begin replacing its ageing fleet of CF-188A/B Hornets by 2025.