Royal Canadian Air Force

4 Jump From Truck Before It Goes Over Cliff

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.06.2013 | Canada British Columbia

COMOX, B.C. - Four people survived a dramatic crash in which they were forced to jump out of a pickup truck just before the vehicle plunged over a cli...

More Military Branches To Get Royal Designation?

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.16.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The decision to rebrand the Canadian Forces touched off a Royal ruckus of sorts last year as National Defence went about extending the name c...

Cost Of Military Name Change Still Vaguely 'Priceless'

CP | Michael Tutton, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.14.2012 | Canada Politics

HALIFAX - One Access to Information request to determine how much it cost Canadian taxpayers to rechristen the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Royal ...

Helicopter-Maker Comes Up Short On RCAF Delivery

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.27.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The manufacturer of the air force's new maritime helicopter has told National Defence it will deliver only five test aircraft this year — o...

Ottawa's Next Big Plane Purchase

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.06.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Harper government may be ready to deliver on its long-standing promise to buy new search-and-rescue planes for the air force.The procurem...

Top General Reassures MPs On F-35s

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.03.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canadian pilots are expected to receive training for the F-35 stealth jet at a U.S. Air Force base in Florida, a plan that raises questions a...

Canada Buying Too Few F-35s?

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.01.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Military planners are concerned the Harper government is buying too few F-35 fighters with almost no room for any loss of the stealth jets th...

Winnipeg Jets' New Jerseys Continue Love Affair With Air Force

CBC | Posted 11.06.2011 | Canada

The re-incarnated NHL's Winnipeg Jets unveiled their new uniforms on Tuesday. The Jets, who returned to Winnipeg with the sale of the Atlanta Thras...

Hit Or Bust? Poll Results On Ottawa's Royal Name Change To Navy, Air Force

CP | John Ward, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.30.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Harper government's unexpected decision to restore the traditional names of the navy and air force has the support of a majority of Canad...

Hardly a Hidden Agenda

Keith Beardsley | Posted 10.24.2011 | Canada
Keith Beardsley

I am enjoying all the debate that Harper's addition of the word "Royal" to our navy and air force has created. Some suggest that Harper is trying to recast our history so that it is seen from a conservative slant. But there is nothing wrong with knowing and understanding our history and that includes our symbols and traditions.

Canada's Air Wing Leaving Kandahar

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.18.2011 | Canada

OTTAWA - The Canadian air wing in Kandahar, considered one of those incalculable intangibles of war and a unit whose presence saved untold lives on br...

Twitter Reacts To Royal Namechange

CP | Posted 10.16.2011 | Canada

The Conservatives announced Tuesday that the Canadian air force and navy will, once again, have the word Royal in their names. The units, formerly ...

A Royal Rift In The Ranks?

The Huffington Post Canada | Althia Raj | Posted 10.15.2011 | Canada

The federal NDP caucus is split over the Conservative government’s decision to return a royal label to the Canadian navy and air force. As Huffingt...

Canadian Navy, Air Force To Become 'Royal' Again

The Huffington Post Canada | Althia Raj | Posted 02.06.2012 | Canada Politics

Canada’s navy and air force will get a royal name change Tuesday, The Huffington Post Canada has learned. The Conservative government plans to a...