CF-18 Hornet

RCAF TO FLY CF-18 FIGHTERS TILL 2032

RCAF TO FLY CF-18 FIGHTERS TILL 2032

Improvements to maintain the CF-18 fleet have also been ongoing and another upgrade program is in the works At a… Read More

6 years ago

HERE’S ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE 2018 CF-18 DEMONSTRATION HORNET PAINT SCHEME

RCAF selects a theme for each year for its CF-18 air demonstration team and 2018 will feature the 60th Anniversary… Read More

6 years ago

CANADA WILL ANNOUNCE NEXT WEEK ITS INTENTION TO SCRAP SUPER HORNET ACQUISITION. IT WILL BUY SECOND-HAND AUSTRALIAN HORNETS INSTEAD.

Australian Hornets are very similar to F/A-18s flown by RCAF and will fit the service needs for an “interim” fighter… Read More

7 years ago

HERE’S WHY COLD WAR USAF F-15C EAGLE DRIVERS LOVED RCAF CF-18’S FAKE CANOPY

“Some Eagle pilots mockingly suggested we should paint our aircraft like submarines: ‘Just think: That brief hesitation as he thinks… Read More

7 years ago

RCAF TO START COMPETITION FOR A FIFTH-GENERATION FIGHTER IN 2019

All options are on the table for the Canadian government, including the F-35, although a Boeing F/A-18 acquisition is very… Read More

7 years ago

CANADA COULD BUY SECOND HAND F/A-18 HORNET FIGHTER JETS FROM AUSTRALIA

“Australia has flown a very similar F/A-18 to ours, it is one of the reasons why we have sent a… Read More

7 years ago

ROYAL NETHERLANDS AIR FORCE UPDATES ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE ON F-35 ACQUISITION PROCESS

If RCAF had to purchase the F-35 it would further increase the interoperability of the air forces that are purchasing… Read More

7 years ago

CANADA’s GOVERNMENT IS NOW EVALUATING THE F-35 AS INTERIM FIGHTER

Buying F-35 jets for the interim fighter aircraft program would be an embarrassing move for Justin Trudeau government. As prime… Read More

7 years ago

CANADA’s MILITARY STILL WANTS THE F/A-18 SUPER HORNET

There is a gap, and it needs to be filled: some of Canada's CF-18s are almost 40 years old and are… Read More

7 years ago

CANADA COULD DROP BOEING F/A-18 SUPER HORNET BUY

Canada's government could cancel a planned $2 billion purchase of 18 Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet fighters because of U.S. Department… Read More

7 years ago

ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE HAS UNVEILED THE 2017 CF-18 “DEMONSTRATION” HORNET

The 2017 Canadian Forces CF-18 Demo Team is fully-painted with a red and white design incorporating the Canada 150 logo After much… Read More

7 years ago

GOVERNMENT OF CANADA ISSUES LETTER OF REQUEST TO U.S. GOVERNMENT FOR 18-INTERIM F/A-18 SUPER HORNET FIGHTER JETS

Until an open competition can be completed to replace its CF-18s, the Canadian government would like to purchase an interim fleet… Read More

7 years ago

ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE CF-18 HORNETS CONDUCT LIVE AIR-TO-AIR MISSILE TESTS AT TYNDALL AFB

RCAF CF-18 Hornets at Tyndall AFB As reported by Airman 1st Class Cody R. Miller, 325th Fighter Wing Public Affairs in… Read More

7 years ago

CANADA’S LIBERAL GOVERNMENT CENSORED REPORT THAT WAS AGAINST THE PROCUREMENT OF INTERIM FIGHTERS

Canada's Liberal Government censored report against interim fighters procurement According to Ottawa Citizen a report from the Defence Research and… Read More

7 years ago

HERE’S ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE 2017 CF-18 DEMONSTRATION HORNET PAINT SCHEME

2017 CF-18 Demonstration Hornet paint scheme The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) has unveiled 2017 CF-18 Demonstration Hornet paint scheme.… Read More

8 years ago