Canadair produced over 4000 primarily military aircraft, including versions of American-designed fighters Sabre (1949-58), Starfighter (1961-86) and Freedom Fighter. It also produced 2 trainers for the RCAF, the T-33 Silver Star (1952-58) and Tutor (1960-66) and the CANADAIR CL-28 ARGUS, a maritime patrol aircraft. As a part of Bombardier's Aerospace Group, Canadair now produces 2 versions of the CANADAIR CHALLENGER executive jet, the CANADAIR CL-215 and CL-415 waterbombers, a 50-passenger Regional Jet and 2 unmanned airborne surveillance systems, and is a partner in the Global Express commuter jet. It operates out of 3 production facilities located at St Laurent, Qué, and at Dorval and Mirbel airports near Montréal.
Author JAMES MARSH
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The official website for Bombardier, a world-leading Canadian manufacturer of innovative transportation systems, from regional aircraft and business jets to rail transportation equipment. Click on "About Us" and then "History" for an interactive timeline depicting company history.
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Canadian Air & Space Museum
The website for the Canadian Air & Space Museum showcases the vintage and replica aircraft in their collection. Learn about the history of the Tiger Moth, the Canadair CT-114 Tutor, the Avro Arrow, and other Canadian aircraft.
Ontario: Aviation Services
Click on the links on the right side of the page to access illustrated histories of bush flying and the use of waterbombers in the province of Ontario.
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