Enlaces Institucionales


4.14 Modes of transportation

Capitalize the names of types of aircraft, the names of makes of cars and other modes of transportation, and the names of individual ships, locomotives, spacecraft, etc.:

  • the Cessna-7
  • a Boeing 747
  • the Bricklin
  • Mariner IV


In Department of National Defence documents, the names of ships and submarines are written entirely in upper case, e.g. HMCS DONNACONA.

See 6.07 Modes of transportation for further information about the italicization of names.