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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

118101

Bell

 

CH-118

 

Iroquois

 

Model 205

3213

 

 

 

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14001, renumbered before delivery to CAF.  Initial delivery to No. 403 (HOT) Squadron, CFB Petawawa, Ontario.  Supported operations in Quebec during FLQ Crisis in 1970.  Served at CFB Moose Jaw, dates unknown.  Later to 439 Combat Support Squadron, CFB Bagotville, PQ, still there April 1995.  Classified as Aircraft Battle Damage Repair Training Aid 916C on 11 February 1997.  Still in use at CFB Borden, Ontario in 2004.  Reported stored at CFB Trenton in October 2005.

 

first date: 26 February 1968

 

last date:

 

Taken on strength

 

 

118102

Bell

 

CH-118

 

Iroquois

 

Model 205

3214

 

 

 

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14002, renumbered before delivery to CAF.  Initial delivery to No. 403 (HOT) Squadron, CFB Petawawa, Ontario.  Seen at CFB Ottawa, Ontario on 20 February 1970.  Supported operations in Quebec during FLQ Crisis in 1970.  Later to 439 Combat Support Squadron, CFB Bagotville, PQ.  With No. 417 Squadron, CFB Cold Lake, Alberta in April 1995.

 

first date: 30 July 1968

 

last date: 16 January 1996

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off.

118103

Bell

 

CH-118

 

Iroquois

 

Model 205

3215

 

 

 

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14003, renumbered before delivery to CAF.  Initial delivery to No. 403 (HOT) Squadron, CFB Petawawa, Ontario.  Supported operations in Quebec during FLQ Crisis in 1970.  Served with Aerospace Engineering and Test Establishment, dates unknown.  Later to No. 417 Squadron, CFB Cold Lake, Alta, still there in April 1995.  Classified as instructional airframe 918C on 11 February 1997.

 

first date: 6 June 1968

 

last date:

 

Taken on strength

 

 

118104

Bell

 

CH-118

 

Iroquois

 

Model 205

3216

 

 

 

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14004, renumbered before delivery to CAF.  Initial delivery to No. 403 (HOT) Squadron, CFB Petawawa, Ontario.  Supported operations in Quebec during FLQ Crisis in 1970.  Served at CFB Moose Jaw, dates unknown.  With No. 417 Squadron, CFB Cold Lake, Alberta in April 1995.

 

first date: 6 June 1968

 

last date:

 

Taken on strength

 

 

118105

Bell

 

CH-118

 

Iroquois

 

Model 205

3217

 

 

 

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14005, renumbered before delivery to CAF.  Initial delivery to No. 403 (HOT) Squadron, CFB Petawawa, Ontario.  Supported operations in Quebec during FLQ Crisis in 1970.  Served at CFB Moose Jaw, dates unknown.  With No. 417 Squadron, CFB Cold Lake, Alberta in April 1995.  Classified as instructional airframe 919C on 11 February 1997.

 

first date: 21 June 1968

 

last date:

 

Taken on strength

 

 

118106

Bell

 

CH-118

 

Iroquois

 

Model 205

3218

 

 

 

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14006, renumbered before delivery to CAF.  Initial delivery to No. 403 (HOT) Squadron, CFB Petawawa, Ontario.  Supported operations in Quebec during FLQ Crisis in 1970.  Later to 439 Combat Support Squadron, CFB Bagotville, PQ.  Tiger Striped for the 70th Anniversary of RCAF.  Scheme retained until 1995 (at least).  Classified as instructional airframe 917C on 11 February 1997.  In use in 2004 as an Aircraft Battle Damage Repair Training Aid at CFB Borden, Ontario.

 

first date: 30 July 1968

 

last date:

 

Taken on strength

 

 

118107

Bell

 

CH-118

 

Iroquois

 

Model 205

3219

 

 

 

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14007, renumbered before delivery to CAF.  Initial delivery to No. 403 (HOT) Squadron, CFB Petawawa, Ontario.  Supported operations in Quebec during FLQ Crisis in 1970.  Used as Instructional Airframe A 742 from 3 November 1971.  Later returned to flying status.  Serving with Base Flight at CFB Cold Lake, Alberta at time of crash.

 

first date: 27 October 1968

 

last date: 23 February 1976

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, after crashing on 29 November 1975, near Calgary, Alberta.

118108

Bell

 

CH-118

 

Iroquois

 

Model 205

3220

 

 

 

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14008, renumbered before delivery to CAF.  Initial delivery to No. 403 (HOT) Squadron, CFB Petawawa, Ontario.  Supported operations in Quebec during FLQ Crisis in 1970.  Served at CFB Cold Lake, dates unknown.  Later to No. 439 Combat Support Squadron, CFB Bagotville, PQ, still there in April 1995.

 

first date: 6 June 1968

 

last date: 16 January 1996

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off.

118109

Bell

 

CH-118

 

Iroquois

 

Model 205

3221

 

 

 

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14009, renumbered before delivery to CAF.  Initial delivery to No. 403 (HOT) Squadron, CFB Petawawa, Ontario.  Supported operations in Quebec during FLQ Crisis in 1970.  Fitted with Bell 212 tail boom for experimental purposes.  Served at CFB Moose Jaw, dates unknown.  With No. 417 Squadron, CFB Cold Lake, Alberta in April 1995.  Classified as instructional airframe 920C on 11 February 1997.

 

first date: 17 September 1968

 

last date:

 

Taken on strength

 

 

118110

Bell

 

CH-118

 

Iroquois

 

Model 205

3222

 

 

 

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14010, renumbered before delivery to CAF.  Initial delivery to No. 403 (HOT) Squadron, CFB Petawawa, Ontario.  Supported operations in Quebec during FLQ Crisis in 1970.  Later to Base Flight, CFB Cold Lake, Alta.  To No. 417 Squadron, CFB Cold Lake, in early 1990s, still there April 1995.

 

first date: 17 September 1968

 

last date:

 

Taken on strength

 

 


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