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Over the decades Canada has managed to keep an effective and modern fighting air force.

There are a total of [ 21 ] Active Royal Canadian Air Force Aircraft (2023) entries in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator. Return to the Modern Aircraft Index.
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1
Picture of the Airbus Military (EADS CASA) C-295
National Flag Graphic
2001
Airbus Military (EADS CASA) C-295
Tactical Military Transport / Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA)
2
Picture of the BAe Hawk
National Flag Graphic
1976
BAe Hawk
Advanced Jet Trainer / Light Strike Aircraft
3
Picture of the Beechcraft / Raytheon T-6 Texan II
National Flag Graphic
2001
Beechcraft / Raytheon T-6 Texan II
Tandem-Seat Basic Trainer Aircraft
4
Picture of the Bell CH-146 Griffon
National Flag Graphic
1995
Bell CH-146 Griffon
Multirole Utility Helicopter
5
Picture of the Bell Model 206 (JetRanger / LongRanger)
National Flag Graphic
1967
Bell Model 206 (JetRanger / LongRanger)
Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)
6
Picture of the Bell Model 412
National Flag Graphic
1981
Bell Model 412
Twin-Engine Utility / Transport Helicopter
7
Picture of the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III
National Flag Graphic
1995
Boeing C-17 Globemaster III
Tactical / Strategic Military Transport Aircraft
8
Picture of the Boeing CH-47 Chinook
National Flag Graphic
1962
Boeing CH-47 Chinook
Medium-Lift, Tandem Rotor Transport Helicopter
9
Picture of the Bombardier Dash 8 (DHC-8 / Q-Series)
National Flag Graphic
1984
Bombardier Dash 8 (DHC-8 / Q-Series)
Turboprop Passenger Airliner / Cargo Hauling Aircraft
10
Picture of the Canadair CT-114 Tutor
National Flag Graphic
1963
Canadair CT-114 Tutor
Advanced Jet Trainer / Light Ground Attack Aircraft
11
Picture of the de Havilland Canada DHC-5 Buffalo
National Flag Graphic
1965
de Havilland Canada DHC-5 Buffalo
Multirole Utility Aircraft
12
Picture of the Grob G115
National Flag Graphic
1999
Grob G115
Basic Trainer / Light Aircraft
13
Picture of the Grob G120
National Flag Graphic
1999
Grob G120
Lightweight Twin-Seat, Single-Engine Basic Trainer Aircraft
14
Picture of the IAI Heron / Machatz-1
National Flag Graphic
2005
IAI Heron / Machatz-1
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
15
Picture of the Leonardo CH-149 Cormorant
National Flag Graphic
2000
Leonardo CH-149 Cormorant
Medium-Lift Utility Helicopter
16
Picture of the Lockheed C-130 Hercules
National Flag Graphic
1956
Lockheed C-130 Hercules
Tactical Transport / Multi-role / Multi-Mission Aircraft
17
Picture of the Lockheed CP-140 Aurora
National Flag Graphic
1980
Lockheed CP-140 Aurora
Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) / Maritime Patrol Aircraft
18
Picture of the Lockheed HC-130 Hercules / Super Hercules
National Flag Graphic
1964
Lockheed HC-130 Hercules / Super Hercules
Long-Range Surveillance / Search and Rescue (SAR) Aircraft
19
Picture of the McDonnell Douglas CF-18 Hornet
National Flag Graphic
1983
McDonnell Douglas CF-18 Hornet
Multirole Jet-Powered Fighter Aircraft
20
Picture of the Sikorsky CH-148 Cyclone
National Flag Graphic
2018
Sikorsky CH-148 Cyclone
Maritime Multirole Helicopter
21
Picture of the Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King
National Flag Graphic
1961
Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King
Ship-based Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Helicopter

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