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Some facts about the RCMP's flight operations across Canada

01/17/2015 07:00 EST | Updated 03/19/2015 05:59 EDT
OTTAWA - Some facts on the RCMP's flight operations:

Number of air sections across Canada: 19

Number of employees: 150, including 78 pilots.

Founded: 1937, with four twin-engine bi-planes and eight pilots.

Fleet: Comprises both the following planes and helicopters:

— 16 Pilatus

— 12 Cessna

— 9 Eurocopter

— 1 de Havilland Twin Otter

— 1 Kodiak Quest

(Source: RCMP)