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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

146450

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46450

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 July 1996 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 408 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Edmonton, Alberta on 31 July 1996.  Also reported as scheduled for use by No. 400 Squadron at CFB Borden, Ontario.

146451

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46451

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 July 1996 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 408 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Edmonton, Alberta on 9 August 1996.  Also reported as scheduled for use by No. 400 Squadron at CFB Borden, Ontario.  To Allied Wings, on civil register, on 26 January 2007, for use as trainer at No. 3 Canadian Forces Flying Training School at Southport, Manitoba.  Registered as C-FYZT.

 

last date: 26 January 2007 - Transferred to civil registry

146452

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46452

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 September 1996 - Taken on charge

 

Carried civil registration C-FYWV from 30 July to 30 September 1996.  Seen at Farnborough, UK air show on 7 September 1996 with this registration, and partial CF markings.  Scheduled for delivery to No. 408 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Edmonton, Alberta on 20 August 1996.  First delivered to CFB Borden, Ontario for use by No. 400 (TH) Squadron.  Still with Air Reserve Flight of this unit in 2006.

146453

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46453

 

 

 

 

first date: 22 August 1996 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 408 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Edmonton, Alberta on 29 September 1996.  With No. 400 (TH) Squadron at CFB Kingston, Ontario by 1998.  To CFB Alert, NWT, to support Exercise Hurricane in June and July 2006.  This is annual maintenance of radio repeater stations between Alert and points south.  With Reserve detachment at CFB Borden in August 2006.

146454

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46454

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 August 1996 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 408 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Edmonton, Alberta on 10 September 1996.  At CFB Borden, Ontario with Air Reserve Flight of No. 400 (Tac Hel) Squadron by 1998, still there in 2006.

146455

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46455

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 September 1996 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to 1 Wing at CFB Kingston, Ontario on 19 September 1996, for use by reserve unit at CFB Borden, Ontario.  With No. 408 (Tac Hel) Squadron, CFB Edmonton, in 2003.  Operated at CFB Wainwright for Exercise Resolute Warrior, in April of that year.  At CFB Borden, Ontario with Air Reserve Flight of No. 400 (Tac Hel) Squadron in 2006.

146456

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46456

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 September 1996 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 408 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Edmonton, Alberta on 30 September 1996.  At CFB Borden, Ontario with Air Reserve Flight of No. 400 (TH) Squadron by 1998, still there in 2006.

146457

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46457

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 September 1996 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 408 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Edmonton, Alberta on 9 October 1996.  Still with this unit on 25 August 2005, when it was damaged during a hot start.  Throttle and fuel control misrigging suspected.

146458

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46458

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 September 1996 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 2 Wing at CFB Borden, Ontario on 21 October 1996.  With No. 408 Squadron at CFB Edmonton, Alberta by 1998, still there in April 2006.

146459

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46459

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 September 1996 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 408 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Edmonton, Alberta on 30 October 1996.

146460

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46460

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 October 1996 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to 1 Wing at CFB Kingston, Ontario on 8 November 1996.  At CFB Borden, Ontario with Air Reserve Flight of No. 400 (Tac Hel) Squadron in 2006.

146461

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46461

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 October 1996 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 2 Wing at CFB Borden, Ontario on 19 November 1996.  With No. 408 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Edmonton, Alberta in 1998.

146462

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46462

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 November 1996 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 2 Wing at CFB Borden, Ontario on 28 November 1996. With No. 408 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Edmonton, Alberta in 1998.

146463

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46463

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 November 1996 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to 1 Wing at CFB Kingston, Ontario on 6 December 1996, for use at CFB Borden, Ontario.

146464

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46464

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 January 1997 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 408 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Edmonton, Alberta on 16 December 1996.  Still with this unit in April 2006.

146465

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46465

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 January 1997 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 408 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Edmonton, Alberta on 9 January 1997.  Still with this unit in 2003.  Operated at CFB Wainwright for Exercise Resolute Warrior, in April of that year.  Still with this unit April 2006.

146466

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46466

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 January 1997 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 408 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Edmonton, Alberta on 21 January 1997.

146467

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46467

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 January 1997 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 408 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Edmonton, Alberta on 28 January 1997.  Operated by  430e Escadron Tactique d'Hélicoptères at CFB Valcartier, PQ in the Balkans as part of UN mandated KFOR in 1999/2000.  At Thedford Mines Airport, PQ supporting Army exercise when it experienced an uncommanded engine acceleration during a cold-soaked start on morning of 10 February 2005, resulting in Category C damage.  Main rotor reached 125 % speed before engine was secured.  Aircraft was trucked out of Thetford.

146468

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46468

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 July 1997 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 408 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Edmonton, Alberta on 6 February 1997.  Also reported as scheduled for delivery to No. 427 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Petawawa, Ontario.  At CFB Borden, Ontario with Air Reserve Flight of No. 400 (TH) Squadron in 2006.

146469

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46469

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 January 1997 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 408 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Edmonton, Alberta on 17 February 1997.  Still with this unit in April 2006.

146470

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46470

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 February 1997 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 408 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Edmonton, Alberta on 26 February 1997.  In Balkans with KRWAU (Kosovo Rotary Wing Aviation Unit), based at Donja Koretica, near Glogovac, some 15 miles (24km) to the west of Pristina, in 2000.  In flight engine failure over Pristina, 19 May 2000.  Successful run on landing at base, without further damage.

146471

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46471

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 February 1997 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 408 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Edmonton, Alberta on 7 March 1997.  With No. 403 (HOT) Squadron at CFB Gagetown, NB in 1998.

146472

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46472

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 March 1997 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 408 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Edmonton, Alberta on 18 March 1997.  With 430e Escadron Tactique d'Hélicoptères at CFB Valcartier, PQ in 1998.

146473

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46473

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 March 1997 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 403 (HOT) Squadron at CFB Gagetown, NB on 27 March 1997.  With 430e Escadron Tactique d'Hélicoptères at CFB Valcartier, PQ in 1998.

146474

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46474

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 March 1997 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 403 (HOT) Squadron at CFB Gagetown, NB on 8 April 1997.  With 430e Escadron Tactique d'Hélicoptères at CFB Valcartier, PQ in 1998.  With No. 438 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB St. Hubert, PQ in 2006.

146475

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46475

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 March 1997 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 403 (HOT) Squadron at CFB Gagetown, NB on 17 April 1997.  Later with No. 444 (CS) Squadron at CFB Goose Bay, Newfoundland, in yellow and red SAR colours.  Rescued survivors of crash of 146420 on 18 July 2002.  Category B damage, and 3 injuries, following hard landing on 17 September 2003, at CFB Goose Bay.  Was practicing litter hoisting, pilot suspected tail rotor failure or loss of power, and performed zero forward speed autorotation from a high hover.  Investigation report states that non-flying pilot beeped down the rotor speed by accident, thinking he was activating a hoist control switch on the collective.  Flying pilot misinterpreted this as loss of engine power, and initiated autorotation.  To Allied Wings, on civil register, on 26 January 2007, for use as trainer at No. 3 Canadian Forces Flying Training School at Southport, Manitoba.  Registered as C-FYZQ.

 

last date: 26 January 2007 - Transferred to civil register

146476

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46476

 

 

 

 

first date: 31 March 1997 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 408 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Edmonton, Alberta on 28 April 1997.  Still with this unit in April 2006.

146477

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46477

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 April 1997 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 408 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Edmonton, Alberta on 7 May 1997.  With 430e Escadron Tactique d'Hélicoptères at CFB Valcartier, PQ in 1998.

146478

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46478

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 December 1997 - Taken on strength

 

Registered as C-FTEX for production tests, from 8 May to 15 December 1997.  Scheduled for delivery to No. 408 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Edmonton, Alberta on 16 May 1997.  Still with this unit in 2004.

146479

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46479

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 June 1997 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 408 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Edmonton, Alberta on 28 May 1997.  Still with this unit when it took part in Exercise Resolute Warrior at CFB Wainwright, Alberta in 2003.  At CFB Borden, Ontario with Air Reserve Flight of No. 400 (TH) Squadron in 2006.

146480

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46480

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 May 1997 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 408 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Edmonton, Alberta on 6 June 1997.

146481

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46481

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 May 1997 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 408 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Edmonton, Alberta on 17 June 1997.  At CFB Borden, Ontario with Air Reserve Flight of No. 400 (Tac Hel) Squadron in 2006.

146482

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46482

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 June 1997 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 408 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Edmonton, Alberta on 1 July 1997.  With No. 427 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Petawawa, Ontario in 1998.  Seen at Langley Airport, Langley, BC in 2005.

146483

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46483

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 June 1997 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 427 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Petawawa, Ontario on 10 July 1997.  At CFB Borden, Ontario with Air Reserve Flight of No. 400 (Tac Hel) Squadron in 2006.

146484

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46484

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 June 1997 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 427 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Petawawa, Ontario on 4 August 1997.

146485

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46485

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 July 1997 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 427 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Petawawa, Ontario on 13 August 1997.

146486

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46486

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 July 1997 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 427 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Petawawa, Ontario on 22 August 1997.

146487

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46487

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 August 1997 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 427 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Petawawa, Ontario on 3 September 1997.  With No. 408 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Edmonton, Alberta in 1998.

146488

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46488

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 August 1997 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 427 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Petawawa, Ontario on 12 September 1997.  Took part in Titusville, Florida air show, March 2007.

146489

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46489

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 August 197 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 427 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Petawawa, Ontario on 23 September 1997.  Later with No. 444 (CS) Squadron, CFB Goose Bay, Newfoundland.  FOD damage on startup on 12 June 2006, forcing shut down of one engine during start sequence.

146490

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46490

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 September 1997 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 427 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Petawawa, Ontario on 2 October 1997.  Operated in Bosnia in support of Operation Palladium, c.1996, in SFOR markings.

146491

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46491

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 September 1997 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 427 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Petawawa, Ontario on 14 October 1997.  Provided SAR coverage for 2006 Canadian International Air Show, basing out of Pearson Airport. With No. 424 (S&R) Squadron at CFB Trenton at this time.  Still based at Trenton in April 2007, when it visited CFB Kingston.

146492

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46492

 

 

 

 

first date: 22 September 1997 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 427 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Petawawa, Ontario on 23 October 1997.  With No. 408 (Tac Hel) Squadron, CFB Edmonton, in 2003.  Operated at CFB Wainwright for Exercise Resolute Warrior, in April of that year.

146493

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46493

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 October 1997 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 427 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Petawawa, Ontario on 3 November 1997.  Later in search and rescue markings.  Based at CFB Goose Bay, Newfoundland with No. 444 Squadron, when it received Category C damage to Number 2 engine during simulated engine failure training on 29 March 2004.  Throttle mismanagement lead to engine over temp.  Visited Pearson Airport, Toronto on 12 December 2006, still in SAR markings.

146494

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46494

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 October 1997 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 427 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Petawawa, Ontario on 12 November 1997.  With No. 408 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Namao, Alberta in 1998 and in April 2006.

146495

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46495

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 October 1997 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 427 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Petawawa, Ontario on 21 November 1997.  With 430e Escadron Tactique d'Hélicoptères at CFB Valcartier, PQ in 1998.  Damaged at CFB Valcartier, PQ on 12 January 1999, when main rotor contacted trees after white out was encountered during landing on snow covered ground.

146496

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46496

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 November 1997 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 427 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Petawawa, Ontario on 2 December 1997.  With No. 408 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Namao, Alberta in April 2006.

146497

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46497

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 December 1997 - Taken on strength

 

Last Griffin accepted by Canadian Forces.  Scheduled for delivery to No. 427 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Petawawa, Ontario on 10 December 1997.  AT NAS Oceana air show, September 2005.  With No. 408 Squadron at that time.  With No. 427 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Petawawa, Ontario in 2007.

146498

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46498

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 December 1997 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 403 (HOT) Squadron at CFB Gagetown, NB on 19 December 1997.  With No. 408 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Namao, Alberta in 1998.  Took part in Titusville, Florida air show, March 2007.

146499

Bell

Bell Canada, Mirabel PQ

CH-146

 

Griffon

 

Model 412CF

46499

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 December 1997 - Taken on strength

 

Scheduled for delivery to No. 403 (HOT) Squadron at CFB Gagetown, NB on 12 January 1998.  With No. 408 (Tac Hel) Squadron at CFB Namao, Alberta in 1998.  At CFB Borden, Ontario with Air Reserve Flight of No. 400 (TH) Squadron in 2006.


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