CAF Higher Formations and Reserve Units

Canadian Armed Forces era

Air Command

    1 February 1975.  Formed to embody all air elements after unification.




    Mobile Repair Team


    Search and Rescue




    30 June 1997.  Disbanded.

        New Operational Groups created

            Air Defence Group/ Fighter Group



            Air Reserve Group

            Created in Winnipeg, Manitoba (1976)


            Air Transport Group


            Maritime Air Group


            Transport Rescue Standardization Evaluation Team


            1 Canadian Air Group





            10 Tactical Air Group


            14 Training Group


    30 June 1997.  All previous Commands and Groups were disbanded and replaced by 1 CAD (Canadian Air Division)


            1993.  New Wings formed

            1 Wing, Kingston, Ontario

            2 Wing, Toronto, Ontario

            3 Wing, Bagotville, Quebec

            4 Wing, Cold Lake, Alberta

            5 Wing, Goose Bay, Labrador     

            8 Wing, Trenton, Ontario

            9 Wing, Gander, Newfoundland

            12 Wing, Shearwater, Nova Scotia

            14 Wing, Greenwood, Nova Scotia

            15 Wing, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

            16 Wing, Borden, Ontario

            17 Wing, Winnipeg, Manitoba

            19 Wing, Comox, British Columbia

            22 Wing, North Bay, Ontario

            Canadian NORAD




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