CF-18 Hornet

Eagle Vs Tomcat Vs Hornet: the F-15 in Dissimilar Fighting against legendary F-14 crews and why F-15 Pilots liked the Fake Canopies painted on CF-188s

Eagle Vs Tomcat Vs Hornet: the F-15 in Dissimilar Fighting against legendary F-14 crews and why F-15 Pilots liked the Fake Canopies painted on CF-188s

The F-15 Eagle The F-15 is a twin-engine, high-performance, all-weather air superiority fighter. First flown in 1972, the Eagle entered… Read More

7 months ago

F-22 Raptor shoots down unidentified cylindrical object over Canada

A USAF F-22 shot down the object in Canadian territory, using an AIM 9X missile following close co-ordination between US… Read More

1 year ago

The story of the Canadian CF-18 Hornet that fired an AIM-7 Sparrow Air-to-Air Missile at an Iraqi patrol boat during Operation Desert Storm

During Operation Desert Storm Canadian CF-18 aircraft took the fight to the enemy in an unconventional way on the night… Read More

1 year ago

F-15C pilot explains why Cold War USAF Eagle Drivers loved RCAF CF-18’s Fake Canopy

RCAF CF-18s feature several differences compared to standard F/A-18As, like fake cockpit outline painted on the bottom. The CF-188 Hornet,… Read More

1 year ago

Canada will buy 88 F-35 Joint Strike Fighters to replace the Royal Canadian Air Force’s fleet of CF-188 Hornets

The F-35 has been chosen by the Canadian government as its preferred replacement for the Royal Canadian Air Force's four-decade-old… Read More

2 years ago

The F/A-18 Super Hornet is out of Canada competition to replace Royal Canadian Air Force’s CF-18 Hornet fleet

F/A-18 Super Hornet out of Canada competition to replace RCAF CF-18s The Canadian government has told to Boeing that its… Read More

3 years ago

Lockheed Martin submits F-35 Proposal to Canada

Canadian industry plays an integral role in the global F-35 supply chain and has gained significant technical expertise over the… Read More

4 years ago

Hornet of RCAF 2020 CF-18 Demo Team will not feature any Special Paint Scheme because of COVID 19 Pandemic

The RCAF also  announced they will not be supporting any airshows or special events until at least Apr. 30. The… Read More

4 years ago

“The Level of Omnipotence of the F-35 is Incomprehensible for a Fourth-Gen Pilot,” Former RCAF Pilot and Now F-35 Test Pilot Says

The video in this post features Billie Flynn, Lockheed Martin Experimental test pilot, explaining some of the key differences between… Read More

4 years ago

This RCAF CF-18 Hornet features kill marks for broken refueling probes

Although we don’t know exactly the story behind this photo, a “broken probe” is not an uncommon incident. The unusual… Read More

5 years ago

Canada to launch a new fighter competition again in May

Saab will compete with its JAS-39E Gripen. Lockheed Martin will again pitch its F-35 stealth fighter. Boeing is in line… Read More

5 years ago

Royal Canadian Air Force CF-18B Hornet on the road

The CF-18B Hornet was damaged in a hard landing during a 410 Tactical Fighter Squadron training exercise at MCAS Miramar… Read More

5 years ago

First Two Australian F/A-18A “interim fighters” for RCAF arrived in Cold Lake

Canada is procuring 18 F/A-18A fighter aircraft and parts from the Government of Australia to rapidly increase availability of the… Read More

5 years ago

RCAF fighter pilots are forbidden from dropping bombs below 1,000 feet

RCAF fighter pilot from 4 Wing Cold Lake was given a $2000 fine by a military court for flying below… Read More

5 years ago

Cool video shows RCAF CF-18 strike fighters passing through Mach Loop for the very first time

The RCAF 2018 CF-18 Demonstration Hornet too has taken part in low level training in Mach Loop Here's another cool… Read More

6 years ago

RCAF CF-18s RECENTLY CONDUCTED DACT ENGAGEMENTS AGAINST HOLLOMAN’s F-16s

“We were able to take the F-16 (Fighting Falcons) and CF-18 (Hornets) and fly against each other in an environment… Read More

6 years ago

CANADA’S “NEW” AUSTRALIAN F/A-18 HORNETS ARE IN NEED TO UPGRADE THEIR EJECTION SEATS AND EXTERNAL LIGHTING

The country will also have to make sure the Australian F/A-18 aircraft don’t have fatigue issues similar to their CF-18s… Read More

6 years ago