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Wings Across Canada | Discover 15 places the RCAF calls home

  • May 17, 2024
  • Canadiana
  • 3 minute read

Our RCAF Centennial coin collection honours the history and heritage of Canada’s Air Force, as well as the contributions of its personnel to military and civil aviation, national security, and international peace.

Many of these RCAF personnel operate out of an RCAF Wing; commonly understood as a military aviation base. Located across the country, the RCAF has 15 wings that are comprised of operational and support units—including squadrons that perform specific tactical roles. Plus, many of these wings are home to some of the aircraft featured on our RCAF Centennial coins.

Keep reading to discover the unique characteristics and roles of each RCAF Wing.

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Photo credit: Canadian Armed Forces

Our RCAF Centennial coin collection honours the history and heritage of Canada’s Air Force, as well as the contributions of its personnel to military and civil aviation, national security, and international peace.

Many of these RCAF personnel operate out of an RCAF Wing; commonly understood as a military aviation base. Located across the country, the RCAF has 15 wings that are comprised of operational and support units—including squadrons that perform specific tactical roles. Plus, many of these wings are home to some of the aircraft featured on our RCAF Centennial coins.

Keep reading to discover the unique characteristics and roles of each RCAF Wing.

Map of RCAF Wings
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