RCAF to kick off fighter competition in 2019

Speaking at the Dubai International Air Chiefs Conference, Royal Canadian Air Force Lt. Gen. Michael Hood said the competition for a fifth-generation fighter will start in 2019.

McDonnell Douglas CF-188A Hornet (CF-18A), Canada - Air Force AN0914155
By John Davies – CYOW Airport Watch [GFDL 1.2 or GFDL 1.2], via Wikimedia Commons

A winner is expected to be chosen in 2021.

Hood also refused to comment whether the Boeing Super Hornet is still in contention as an interim fighter.

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