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Meaning of "RCAF" in the English dictionary

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WHAT DOES RCAF MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Royal Canadian Air Force

The Royal Canadian Air Force , formerly Air Command, is the air force of Canada. The RCAF is one of three environmental commands within the unified Canadian Forces. As of 2013, operating 258 manned aircraft and 9 UAVs, the Royal Canadian Air Force consists of 14,500 Regular Force and 2,600 Primary Reserve personnel, supported by 2,500 civilians. Lieutenant-General Yvan Blondin, CMM CD, is the current Commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force and Chief of the Air Force Staff. The Royal Canadian Air Force is responsible for all aircraft operations of the Canadian Forces, enforcing the security of Canada's airspace and providing aircraft to support the missions of the Royal Canadian Navy and the Canadian Army. The RCAF is a partner with the United States Air Force in protecting continental airspace under the North American Aerospace Defense Command. The RCAF also provides all primary air resources to and is responsible for the National Search and Rescue Program. The RCAF traces its history to the Canadian Air Force which was formed in 1920. The Canadian Air Force was incorporated in 1923 and granted royal sanction in 1924 by King George V.

Definition of RCAF in the English dictionary

The definition of RCAF in the dictionary is Royal Canadian Air Force.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE RCAF

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RCA
RCB
RCBCG
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RCM
RCMP
RCN
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RCP
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WORDS THAT END LIKE RCAF

BAF
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RAAF
RAF
RNZAF
USAF
WAAAF
WAAF
WRAAF
WRAF

Synonyms and antonyms of RCAF in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «RCAF» into 25 languages

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皇家部队
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القوات المسلحة الكمبودية الملكية
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ARC
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RCAF
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カナダ空軍
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israr ediyorlardı
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RCAF
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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «RCAF»

The term «RCAF» is regularly used and occupies the 103.175 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «RCAF» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about RCAF

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RCAF»

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No 126 Wing RCAF
Squadron and ace biographies and stunning artwork bring this fascinating book to life.
Donald Nijboer, 2013
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"Your Loving Son": Letters of an RCAF Navigator
"Your Loving Son": Letters of an RCAF Navigator is a collection of George King's wartime letters to his family in Summerberry, Saskatchewan.
George McCowan King, Stephen Leslie Val King, 2002
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Zig-Zag - The Hampdens of 420(rcaf) Squadron RAF
Second Edition, revised and expanded. Illustrated. The story of the Handley-Page Hampdens of 420(RCAF)Squadron, Royal Air Force, and the men who flew and maintained them. Includes details of casualties, Prisoners of War and awards.
Peter J. Sainty, 2008
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Lifting the Silence: A World War II RCAF Bomber Pilot ...
Written with his son, David, Lifting the Silence is also a father-and-son journey of discovery that uncovers a remarkable letter that serves as testament to what still defines Canada today.
Sydney Percival Smith, 2010
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Unsung Heroes of the RCAF: Incredible Tales of Courage and ...
Thousands lost their lives. Those who survived to tell their stories were forever changed. Here are some of their incredible stories.
Cynthia Faryon, 2011
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Missing in Action: An RCAF Navigator's Story
A moving account of an RCAF navigator's experience as a prisoner of war in Nazi Germany.
John D. Harvie, 1995
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The Crucible of War, 1939-1945
The accounts of the RCAF's fighter, maritime, bomber, and air transport operations are detailed (that on the bomber offensive alone is book-length), and this is the fullest account we are ever likely to get of the efforts to Canadianize the ...
‎1994
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Another Kind of Justice: Canadian Military Law from ...
issued a warrant authorizing British commanding officers not below the rank of group captain to convene courts martial for trial under the Air Force Act as applicable to the RCAF, and to confirm resulting sentences.70 By doing so, the RCAF ...
Chris Madsen, 1999
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Cream of the Crop: Canadian Aircrew, 1939-1945
There was a desperate need for doctors trained in aviation medicine to assist in aircrew selection and, from November 1940, to staff the many new RCAF stations established for the BCATP. The military responded by opening the RCAF School  ...
Allan Douglas English, 1996
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Generally Speaking: The Memoirs of Major-General Richard Rohmer
On March 4, 1943, about one year and two months after I had survived all the examinations and entered the RCAF, I was a fully qualified nineteen-year-old RCAF Pilot Officer ready to go on to the next adventure. That next adventure took place ...
Richard Rohmer, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «RCAF»

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New RCAF commander fires warning shot, vows no tolerance on …
The new commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force used his swearing in ceremony to deliver a sharp, pinpoint message — sexual harassment will not be ... «CBC.ca, Jul 15»
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RCAF looks at former presidential helicopters for search and rescue
Defence sources say senior officers inside the Royal Canadian Air Force have successfully argued that since the $3-billion helicopters, known as the VH-71, ... «Ottawa Citizen, Jun 15»
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New Chinook maintenance training center opens in Canada
"Boeing's training suite equips the RCAF with essential aircraft maintenance knowledge, preparing their technicians for a wide range of operational missions," ... «UPI.com, Apr 15»
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Cascade Aerospace delivers 100th CC-130 to the Royal Canadian
This marks a significant milestone achievement for Cascade Aerospace and its multi-year contract with the RCAF as the prime contractor responsible for ... «Canada NewsWire, Apr 15»
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RCAF's new bird reaches its nest
While Canada's new C-17 Globemaster #705 taxies its way to Hangar 1 after it landed home at 8 Wing/CFB Trenton, Ont. Monday, March 30, 2015, Mast. «Belleville Intelligencer, Mar 15»
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RCAF P-51 Mustang alive and well in Palm Springs
Instead the plane saw service in the RCAF during the post-war period. That service was with 402 Squadron. A forced landing put an end to the aircraft's career ... «Ottawa Citizen, Feb 15»
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RCAF rescues hunters stranded in Hudson Bay
Tuesday, January 13, 2015, 8:46 AM - Eight hunters stranded on an ice floe in Hudson Bay were airlifted to safety by the Royal Canadian Air Force over the ... «The Weather Network, Jan 15»
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Retirements leave RCAF young but inexperienced
Royal Canadian Air Force ground crew perform post flight checks on a CF-18 fighter jet in Kuwait after a sortie over Iraq during Operation IMPACT on November ... «Ottawa Citizen, Jan 15»
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IMP delivers first RCAF Aurora aircraft outfitted with new …
Participation at the delivery ceremony included the Commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force, Lieutenant General Yvan Blondin, as well as Director Air ... «Ottawa Citizen, Dec 14»
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Fisher: RCAF's deployment to Kuwait stirs memories of Persian Gulf …
KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait — Establishing a temporary air base in Kuwait from which to bomb Islamic State targets in Iraq represents a homecoming of sorts for ... «Canada.com, Oct 14»

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