Royal Canadian Air Force

The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) is a part of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces. It defends and protects Canadian and North American airspace in partnership with the United States. The RCAF also contributes to international peace and security.

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Wings and squadrons

Learn about RCAF wings and squadrons across Canada.

Aircraft

See RCAF’s fleets of current and historical aircraft, including fighter jets, helicopters and training aircraft.

Snowbirds

View information about the Snowbirds, including the schedule, member biographies, tributes, formations, logos and insignia.

CF-18 Demo Team

View information about the CF-18 Demonstration Team, including the schedule and current pilot's biography.

Operations and exercises

Find information on RCAF operations and exercises that take place in Canada and around the world.

Services and benefits for RCAF members and their families

Find programs and services offered to members of the RCAF and their families.

RCAF identity system

Learn about RCAF ranks, badges, colours, flags, banners and logos and the military identity system of the Canadian Armed Forces.

History and heritage

Discover the history of the RCAF.

Showcasing the RCAF

Learn about the RCAF bands and demonstration teams. View their performance schedules, booking information and other ways they engage with communities.

Support for RCAF families

Services and programs to support RCAF families and connect with each other and their communities.

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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

Get updates on COVID-19 from the Government of Canada.

CAF-DND Sexual Misconduct Settlement

Claims period now open

Claims period now open for CAF-DND sexual misconduct class action settlement.

Aircraft

The RCAF’s fleets of current and historical aircraft including fighter jets, helicopters and training aircraft.

Our people

People are the foundation and heart of the RCAF. Read about their accomplishments.

RCAF map

A map of RCAF wings and squadrons across Canada.

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