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

RCAF wings and squadrons across Canada.

Aircraft

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

Snowbirds

View information about the Snowbirds including the schedule and member biographies.

CF-18 Demo Team

View information about the CF-18 Demo Team including the schedule.

Military operations and exercises

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

Training and schools

Find information on RCAF’s schools and operational training units.

RCAF ranks and badges

Ranks in the RCAF mark a person's position in its hierarchical structure. Badges show a person's rank.

History and heritage

Learn about the history of the RCAF.

Events

Upcoming events put on by the Snowbirds, the CF-18 Demo Team and RCAF bands.

Services and benefits for the military

Pay, pension, benefits and services for members of the Canadian Armed Forces and their families.

Canadian Armed Forces jobs

Available jobs, recruiters near you, pay, benefits, paid education.

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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) - Outbreak Update

Get updates on COVID-19 from the Government of Canada

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.

CAF-DND Sexual Misconduct Settlement

Learn more about the settlement, who is eligible, and your rights and options.

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