Canadian Wings :: The History & Heritage of the Royal Canadian Air Force

Search Aircraft

The Aircraft

Featured Aircraft

Canadian Vickers VANESSA

The Canadian Vickers Vanessa was a single engine float plane designed as a private venture for the commercial market. The enclosed cabin fuselage was constructed of steel tubing as were various support structures along with the tail surfaces. The remainder of the aircraft was of wood construction and the entire aircraft was fabric covered. The biplane wings were braced by interplane struts in the form of an "X" eliminating the need for traditional wire bracing. After completion of a prototype aircraft, the RCAF expressed an interest in the aircraft for general communication and...

View Full Record »

What's new

Bell CH-136 KIOWA
Updated: Thursday June 13, 2013

Updated: Sunday June 09, 2013

Lockheed CC-130E/H HERCULES
Updated: Thursday June 06, 2013

Canadair CL-13 SABRE
Updated: Sunday May 19, 2013

Cessna CO-119 BIRDDOG
Updated: Thursday May 16, 2013

Updated: Thursday May 16, 2013

I need your help...

Visit the newest edition to the site, the Aircraft Serials Database. The database contains over 1000 pages and close 20,000 serial numbers. I could never come up with pictures and information for even a fraction of the aircraft. This is where I am looking for help. If you have log book entries or photographs of Canadian Air Force aircraft please use the form on the Aircraft Serials page and send us whatever information you may have about individual aircraft, this information will then be incorporated into the database for others to benefit from.