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Latest update: July 2017
 
Abbr.: Order and inventory status information: Abbr.: Order and inventory status information:
       
Order. No. of aircraft ordered. WFU No. of aircraft Withdrawn From Use.
Opt. No. of aircraft options. Sold No. of aircraft sold to another country.
Opp. No. of possible aircraft sales. Oth. D. No. of aircraft bought from another country.
Canc. No. of aircraft ordered cancelled. LS↓ No. of aircraft leased from another country.
Del. No. of aircraft delivered. LS ↑ No. of aircraft leased to another country.
On Or. No. of aircraft to be delivered. Act. No. of aircraft operational.
W/O No. of aircraft Written Off (crashed).    
       
Lease: When the no. of aircraft LS↓ and LS ↑ are equal the leased aircraft have been returned to the owner.
 
Order and production overview - aircraft totals
 
Aircraft totals Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
A310 5       5 0             5
AW101 15       15 0 1           14
Bell 412 100       100 0 3   9       88
C-17 5       5 0             5
C-130 57       57 0 10 19 3 2     27
C-295 16         16             0
CH-47 31       31 0 3 5 8       15
CL-41 176       176 0 43 104 1       28
CL-600 12       12 0   2 10       0
CL-601 4       4 0 1           3
CL-604 2       2 0             2
DHC-5 15       15 0 1 2 6       6
DHC-6 9       9 0 2   3       4
DHC-8 6       6 0     2       4
F/A-18 138   18   138 0 20 42         76
F-35     65     0             0
H-3 41       41 0 14 1         26
Hawk 22       22 0 3           19
L-100           0       2     2
P-3 21       21 0   3         18
Total 26       26 0 2           24
 
Comment(s):

CC-150:

The CC-150 is operated in three versions: one VIP, two passenger / cargo and two MRTT.

C-17A:

Originally four aircraft were purchased. Boeing build so-called white tail Globemasters of which one was bought by the Royal Canadian Air Force.

C-130:

The remaining CC-130Hs (SAR role) will be replaced by the C-295. It's unknown what the future will be for the four tanker KC-130Hs.

C-295:

The Canadian MoD announced late 2016 to have selected the C-295W to replace it SAR fleet consisting of the CC-115 and CC-130H. The contract has to be signed. The aircraft designation within the RCAF is not yet known.

CH-147:

Seven CH-17Ds were sold to The Netherlands. Of the other nice D-model Chinooks bought for operations in Afghanistan two are preserved (CFB Petawawa and CFN Trenton) and the other withdrawn from service.

F-35A and F/A-18E/F:

Based on original participation and planning Canada would buy (up to) 65 F-35As. After the last election in Canada the new government decided to run a new fighter competition. As interim meassure Canada will look into buying 18 Super Hornets (F/A-18E/F). In above report they are listed as F/A-18E as it's not known if the singel or dual seat aircraft will be bought. The F-35s are maintained as opportunity until the government has selected a new aircraft to replace its fleet of 'legacy' Hornets.

CF-188 (F/A-18):

77 Hornets should be operational at CFB Bagotville and CFB Cold Lake. Annualy one aircraft is painted in a special color scheme and used by the Hornet display team.
 
Order and production overview - aircraft detailed
 
Aircraft detailed Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
CC-150 5       5 0             5
CH-149 15       15 0 1           14
CH-146 100       100 0 3   9       88
CC-177 5       5 0             5
C-130B 4       4 0 1   3       0
C-130E 1       1 0 1           0
CC-130E 23       23 0 4 19         0
CC-130H 7       7 0 3     2     6
KC-130H 5       5 0 1           4
CC-130J.30 17       17 0             17
C-295W 16         16             0
CH-47C 2       2 0 1 1         0
CH-47D 14       14 0 2 4 8       0
CH-147F 15       15 0             15
CT-114 176       176 0 43 104 1       28
CC-144A 2       2 0   1 1       0
CE-144A 6       6 0     6       0
CP-144A 3       3 0     3       0
CX-144A 1       1 0   1         0
CC-144B 4       4 0 1           3
CC-144C 2       2 0             2
CC-115 15       15 0 1 2 6       6
CC-138 9       9 0 2   3       4
CC-142 2       2 0     2       0
CT-142 4       4 0             4
CF-188 98       98 0 19 23         56
CF-188B 40       40 0 1 19         20
F/A-18E     18     0             0
F-35A     65     0             0
CH-124 2       2 0 2           0
CH-124A 28       28 0 8 1         19
CH-124B 7       7 0 1           6
CH-124C 1       1 0             1
CHSS-2 3       3 0 3           0
CT-155 22       22 0 3           19
CC-130H-30           0       2     2
CP-140 18       18 0             18
CP-140A 3       3 0   3         0
CT-156 26       26 0 2           24
CH-148 28       13 15             13
Total 729   83   698 31 103 178 42 4     379
 
Comment(s):
 
Squadron / Wing overview
 
Squadron Wing Aircraft Airbase
       
400 Squadron 1 Wing CH-146 Griffon CFB Borden
403 Squadron 1 Wing CH-146 Griffon CFB Gagetown
408 Squadron 1 Wing CH-146 Griffon CFB Edmonton
427 Squadron 1 Wing CH-146 Griffon CFB Petawawa
430 Squadron 1 Wing CH-146 Griffon CFB Valcartier
438 Squadron 1 Wing CH-146 Griffon CFB St. Hubert
450 Squadron 1 Wing CH-147F Chinook CFB Petawawa
       
425 Squadron 3 Wing CF-188 Hornet CFB Bagotville
433 Squadron 3 Wing CF-188 Hornet CFB Bagotville
439 Squadron 3 Wing CH-146 Griffon CFB Bagotville
       
401 Squadron 4 Wing CF-188 Hornet CFB Cold Lake
409 Squadron 4 Wing CF-188 Hornet CFB Cold Lake
410 Squadron 4 Wing CF-188 Hornet CFB Cold Lake
417 Squadron 4 Wing CH-146 Griffon CFB Cold Lake
       
444 Squadron 5 Wing CH-146 Griffon CFB Goose Bay
       
412 Squadron 8 Wing CC-144 Challenger CFB Ottawa
424 Squadron 8 Wing CC-130 Hercules. CH-146 Griffon CFB Trenton
426 Squadron 8 Wing CC-130 Hercules, CC-150 Polaris CFB Trenton
429 Squadron 8 Wing CC-177 Globemaster III CFB Trenton
436 Squadron 8 Wing CC-130J Hercules CFB Trenton
437 Squadron 8 Wing CC-150 Polaris CFB Trenton
       
103 Squadron 9 Wing CH-149 Cormorant CFB Gander
406 Squadron 12 Wing CH-124 Sea King CFB Shearwater
423 Squadron 12 Wing CH-124 Sea King CFB Shearwater
443 Squadron 12 Wing CH-124 Sea King Patricia Bay
       
404 Squadron 14 Wing CP-140 Aurora CFB Greenwood
405 Squadron 14 Wing CP-140 Aurora CFB Greenwood
413 Squadron 14 Wing CC-130 Hercules, CH-149 Cormorant CFB Greenwood
       
2 CFFTS 15 Wing CT-155 Hawk, CT-156 Harvard II CFB Moose Jaw
3 CFFTS 15 Wing King Air C-90B, CH-139 Jet Ranger Portage la Prairie
       
435 Squadron 17 Wing CC-130 Hercules CFB Winnipeg
440 Squadron 17 Wing CC-138 Twin Otter CFB Yellowknife
       
407 Squadron 19 Wing CP-140 Aurora CFB Comox
442 Squadron 19 Wing CC-115 Buffalo, CH-149 Cormorant CFB Comox
       
Snowbirds   CT-114 Tutor CFB Moose Jaw
       
 
Comment(s):

4 Wing CFB Cold Lake is host to the annual RCAF exercise Maple Flag.
 
Photo gallery
 
CC-177 Globemaster III departing Schiphol IAP (July 2013). CC-130E Hercules taking part in Cope Thunder 2004 (Elmendorf AFB). CC-150 Polaris arriving at Eindhoven Air Base (September 2016)
     
CC-144 Challenger at Rotterdam 2013. CC-144 Challenger at Schiphol 2012. CH-146 Griffon at Kiel SAR Meet 2012.
     
   
CP-140 on approach to Geilenkirchen.    
 
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