Infographic: CC-115 Buffalo


An impressive 55 years of service in the Royal Canadian Air Force

  • Years flown 1967 to 2022
  • Roles included tactical transport and search and rescue (SAR)
  • Based in Summerside, P.E.I., Saint-Hubert, Que., Trenton, Ont., Edmonton, Alta., Comox, B.C.
  • Range of 2,240 km
  • It could take off and land on rugged strips as short as a soccer field
  • 24 m long
  • Able to parachute SAR technicians and drop rescue supplies and equipment, such as emergency food and water kits, sea rescue kits, pumps and illumination flares
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