He served in the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Canadian Armed Forces from 1951 to 1987 and was a Member of Parliament from 1994 to 1997.
What does RCAF stand for?
RCAF stands for Royal Canadian Air Force
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
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We have 13 other meanings of RCAF in our Acronym Attic
- Reverse Course and Advise
- Reliability Computer Aided Engineering
- Research Center for Applied Education (Austria)
- Riverina College of Advanced Education (Australia)
- Ron Collins Aviation Electronics (Henderson, KY)
- Rail Connector and Alignment Fixture
- Rail Cost-Adjustment Factor
- Replication Coupling Assembly Factor (genetics)
- Royal Cambodian Armed Forces
- Royal Canadian Air Farce (CBC Comedy)
- Royal Canadian Air Force Benevolent Fund
- Radio Communication Air-to-Ground
- Regional Corps Advisory Group (US DoD)
- Remote Center Air/Ground
- Remote Communications Air to Ground
- Remote Control Air-to-Ground (avionics)
- Reserve Component Advisory Group
- Royal Canal Amenity Group (Ireland)
- Royal Commission on Australian Government Administration (aka the Coombs Commission)
- Regional Crime Analysis Geographic Information System (US Department of Justice)
Samples in periodicals archive:
13, 2012, World War 11 veteran of the Royal Canadian Air Force, passed away peacefully at the Perky Rideau Veterans' Health Centre in Ottawa at the age of 96.
IN the June edition (RW 99) we published a feature from Mr KC Loughran about how the Royal Canadian Air Force accidentally bombed Middlesbrough during the war.
As a search and rescue helicopter pilot with the RAF it was perhaps appropriate that the Duke was presented with a flying helmet by 12 Wing Shearwater, Royal Canadian Air Force.
He provides the historical context of Canada's aspirations in the postwar years and Ottawa's preoccupations in foreign, economic, and security and defense policy, as well as Canada's experience with designing and building aircraft for civil and military needs before 1945, then discusses the actions of the Royal Canadian Air Force and its leaders in shaping postwar procurement and force structure and their successes and failures.