WHAT IS THAT RCAF BIRD CALLED?
CF-18 or CF-188? Here’s a quick primer explaining the naming convention for Canadian military aircraft.
The air bridge supporting Operation Impact is the conduit for the personnel and equipment driving Canada’s contribution to the fight against Islamic State militants.
The RCAF’s helicopter air detachments deliver a proven operational advantage to the Royal Canadian Navy, which uses the aircraft to augment a ship’s maritime domain awareness.
412 Transport Squadron’s primary role is flying high-ranking VIPs, but it’s also called upon to perform medevacs, disaster response, and utility missions.
RESPONDING TO THE CALL
The RCAF’s Combat Support Squadrons play an important dual role: first, they provide utility services to their Wings; second, they deliver crucial search and rescue support.
After 32 years at 410 Squadron in Cold Lake, Jim Belliveau is known as the man who brings the Demo Hornet to life—from concept to finished product.
BRINGING THE MUSIC
414 Electronic Warfare Support Squadron simulates enemy systems with pod-mounted emitters and jammers during scenario-based electronic warfare exercises.
THE EVOLUTION OF COMMUNICATON
Communications and Electronics Engineering (Air) Officers implement leading edge technology to deliver robust communications and information systems to the RCAF.
AMONG CANADA’S FEW
The Royal Canadian Air Force’s No. 1 Squadron made a significant and lasting contribution to the Battle of Britain 75 years ago.