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Canadair CF-5A, 419 "City of Kamloops" Tactical Fighter Training Squadron, Canadian Forces, 1989

Caption: Canadair CF-5A, 419 "City of Kamloops" Tactical Fighter Training Squadron, Canadian Forces, 1989

The Canadair CF-5A, the Canadian version of the American Northrop F-5A Freedom Fighter, began service in 1968. The CF-5A was taken out of service in 1995 after 27 years of duty as a light strike fighter and training Aircraft. The aircraft in the photo is unleashing a salvo of Canadian-built CRV-7 air-to-ground rockets. (MDN, 89-1048)