17 Wing Winnipeg

For Royal Canadian Air Force personnel, all roads will lead to 17 Wing Winnipeg. The Wing - comprised of squadrons, training schools and command elements turned out what are considered some of the best multi-skilled personnel in the world.

17 Wing is a composite formation conducting and supporting flying operations and a variety of training and command functions. The Wing also supports 113 units stretching from Thunder Bay, Ontario, to the Saskatchewan/Alberta Border and from the 49th Parallel to the high Arctic.

17 Wing is located at Canadian Forces Base Winnipeg.

Read about the history of 17 Wing Winnipeg.

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Chief Warrant Officer

Chief Warrant Officer Mike Robertson

Chief Warrant Officer Jérôme Rossignol

Wing news

A man pilots an aircraft above rough terrain and clouds.

Flying up North

Flying in Canada’s frozen North is a challenge the RCAF meets and beats every day.
August 9, 2018

Fifteen people stand or sit in front of a row of flags.

Former RCAF pilots inducted into Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame

Former RCAF members are inducted into Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame.
August 3, 2018

A helmeted woman wearing a disruptive pattern uniform with a red and white flag patch holds an automatic weapon.

14 Wing BMQ tests air force option

RCAF pilots BMQ for Air Reserve recruits.
August 3, 2018

A very dark blue logo with a gold and blue military crest over the number “100” written in gold characters. Under the crest is the word “SHEARWATER”, also printed in gold characters.

Shearwater celebrates 100 years of maritime aviation

A retired RCAF colonel explores 100 years of maritime aviation in Shearwater.
August 1, 2018

A book showing an illustration displayed on a table.

Prisoner of war diary available online

A true Canadian military treasure has been digitized and placed online—a diary kept by Flight Lieutenant John Colwell while he was a prisoner of war at Stalag Luft III.
July 30, 2018

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Contact Information

17 Wing Public Affairs officer
17 Wing/CFB Winnipeg
PO Box 17000 Station Forces
Winnipeg, MB R3J 3Y5

Public Affairs Officer

Phone: (204) 833-2500 Ext 6499
Fax: (204) 833-2594
Email: PubAffairs@forces.gc.ca