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Soaring Through History: Discover the Aircraft on our RCAF Centennial Coins

  • Mar 28, 2024
  • History
  • 2 minute read

Over the past 100 years, the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) has had 252 different types of aircraft in their arsenal. While all have a story of service to tell, some of the most memorable and significant of these planes are honoured on our 2024 RCAF Centennial coins.

Learn more about the many aircraft—past, present, and even future—featured in our high-flying coin collection. From the Second World War-era Tiger Moth trainer, to the ultramodern F-35 stealth fighter, discover the history behind these spectacular machines.

Stay tuned as we highlight new aircraft each week!

History
History

Over the past 100 years, the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) has had 252 different types of aircraft in their arsenal. While all have a story of service to tell, some of the most memorable and significant of these planes are honoured on our 2024 RCAF Centennial coins.

Learn more about the many aircraft—past, present, and even future—featured in our high-flying coin collection. From the Second World War-era Tiger Moth trainer, to the ultramodern F-35 stealth fighter, discover the history behind these spectacular machines.

Stay tuned as we highlight new aircraft each week!

Spitfire
Camel
DH-82C Tiger Moth
RCAF Centennial coin diagram