Royal Canadian Air Force

Canada to buy 16 Boeing P-8 Poseidon aircraft

Canada to buy 16 Boeing P-8 Poseidon aircraft

Canada to buy 16 Boeing P-8 Poseidon aircraft as part of the Canadian Multi-Mission Aircraft The Government of Canada has… Read More

3 months ago

The story of the Royal Air Force CF-105 Arrow All-Weather Fighters that Never Were

It was on the basis of the Arrow’s future potential, more than CF-105 then-current design, that it was considered as… Read More

5 months ago

Royal Canadian Air Force buys nine Airbus A330 MRTT aircraft to replace its fleet of CC-150 Polaris and bolster Canada continental defence

RCAF buys nine Airbus A330 MRTT The Government of Canada has awarded on Jul. 25, 2023 Airbus Defence and Space… 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

Canada Announces The Procurement Of The F-35 Lightning II: the RCAF will receive 88 F-35A multirole stealth fighters

The Government of Canada announced on Jan. 9, 2023 it is procuring Lockheed Martin's 5th Generation F-35 Lightning II aircraft… 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

Lockheed Martin is required to deliver the first nine fully operational F-35 Lightning II fifth-generation fighters to Canada before Christmas of 2027

Canadian government documents have disclosed that Lockheed Martin is required to deliver the first nine fully operational F-35 Lightning II… Read More

2 years ago

Chinese Fighter Jets are frequently Buzzing Royal Canadian Air Force CP-140 Aurora taking part in Operation NEON

Chinese fighter aircraft are frequently flying so close that Canadian pilots can make eye contact with the Chinese pilots, and… Read More

2 years 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

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

F-15 Vs the other 'teen' series of US fighters Much was made of the F-15 Eagle's prowess as an air-to-air… Read More

2 years ago

Tail Cracks on Royal Canadian Air Force’s CH-148 Cyclone helicopters due to local stresses caused by ESM and Satcom Antenna

The Royal Canadian Air Force has determined that cracks that appeared in the tail booms of its CH-148 fleet were… Read More

2 years ago

High Flight: the story of WW II Anglo-American Royal Canadian Air Force Spitfire pilot John Gillespie Magee and of how The Most Famous Aviation Poem is Born

Pilot Officer John Gillespie Magee Jr. and his High Flight poem. On Dec. 11, 1941, as the world was reeling… Read More

2 years ago

19 out of the 23 Royal Canadian Air Force’s CH-148 Cyclone helicopters grounded due to tail cracks

Most of the Royal Canadian Air Force's Maritime fleet of CH-148 Cyclone helicopters are undergoing repairs after cracks were found… 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

2 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