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Canadian Military Aircraft
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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Canadian Civil Register

CF-AJL

Fairchild

Kreider-Reisner

KR-34

 

 

 

 

389

 

 

 

 

Canadian registration issued 7 October 1929, to Fairchild Aircraft Ltd. of Montreal.  Evaluated by RCAF in April 1930.

CF-AKR

Fairchild

Kreider-Reisner

KR-2J

 

 

 

Registration issued to Fairchild Aircraft Ltd. of Montreal on 7 March 1930.  Demonstrated to, and evaluated by, RCAF later that month.  Crashed at Rockcliffe, Ontario on 12 March 1930, killing WW One ace W/C W. C. Barker.

CF-ANQ

Avro

 

Tutor

 

 

 

621

463

 

 

 

 

Registration issued to Armstrong-Siddeley Motors Ltd. of Ottawa on 8 June 1930.  Evaluated by RCAF in August 1930, had Mongoose engine at that time.  Later received Lynx engine.  Purchased by RCAF in 1937, became their serial number 224 (which see)

CF-ANX

Bellanca

 

Senior Pacemaker

 

 

 

31-42

251

 

 

 

 

Imported and registered on 16 July 1935, to Bellanca Aircraft of Canada of Montreal.  Sold to General Airways of Toronto.  Delivered to Rockcliffe that summer, and evaluated by RCAF pilots before being handed over to General Airways owner, WW One ace Roy Brown.  From there delivered to General Airway's main base at Noranda, PQ.  Destroyed on 3 May 1941 at Lac du Bonnet, Manitoba.  Registered to Canadian Airways of Winnipeg at that time.

CF-BDS

Waco

 

ZQC

ZQC-6

Custom

 

 

4598

 

 

 

 

Built in 1937, first registered in Canada on 20 May 1937 to Fleet Aircraft of Fort Erie.  Apparently loaned by owner C. Wragge of Galt, Ontario to No. 10 Elementary Flying Training School at Pendleton, Ontario for use as hack and ambulance.  To Superior Airways in 1944, crashed after engine failure 20 miles NW of Fort Williams, Ontario on 6 January 1951.

CF-BJX

Fleet

 

Model 10

Model 10D

 

 

 

241

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 May 1939 - First registered to Fleet Aircraft Ltd.

 

First flown with Kinner R-5 engine, designated Model 10D.  Loaned to RCAF for evaluation 1939/1940, flown 85 hours by RCAF.  Converted to Model 10B Special with Kinner B-5R in August 1940.

 

last date: 12 August 1941 - Destroyed by hanger fire at St. Catharines Flying Club.

CF-BNF

de Havilland

de Havilland Canda

Tiger Moth

 

 

 

DH.82C

DHC.327

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 December 1938 - First flight, at Toronto, Ontario

 

Prototype DH.82C.  Flown with Menasco C-4 engine on 30  June 1940 as prototype Menasco Moth, re-engined with Gipsy Major by August 1941.  Registered 7 September 1940 to Leavens Brothers Air Services, Toronto. Back to De Havilland Aircraft of Canada on 4 September 1941, Certificate of Airworthiness issued on 12 September 1941.  Loaned to Test & Development Establishment at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario on 12 February 1942, for evaluation of canopy release mechanism.  Sold, registered on 15 January 1948 to C.E. Bennett of Ardbeg, Ontario.  To J.A. Brown & F. Belanger of  Parent, PQ on 17 April 1950.  To W.A. MacNutt of Cap de la Madeleine, PQ on 26 March 1952.  To Robert Dawson of Sorel, PQ on 26 April 1952.  To F. Deschenaux of Ville Jacques Cartier, PQ on 10 January 1955.  To Leavens Brothers Ltd of Toronto on 18 January 1957.  To R. J Hicks of Hamilton, Ontario on 3 July 1957.  To F.D. Thompson of Exeter, Ontario on 14 June 1960.  Registered 20 November 1962 to F. L. Ball of St Marys, Ontario on 20 November 1962. This Certificate of Registration  lapsed on 6 June 1965; renewed 23 April 1971.  Registration cancelled on 14 December 1998, sold to USA.  To US register as N6387T on 3 June 19.99, to J. H. Burson III of Carrollton, Georgia.  Registered as N82CQ  on 4 February 2000 to same owner; still painted as "CF-BNF".  Struck power lines and crashed following engine failure after take-off at Gum Creek, Georgia  on 21 May 2005; pilot R. Dick received minor injuries.  Sold 10 May 2006 to H. Schoning of Driggs, Idaho.  Certification pending 5 October 2006.  Reported under restoration in Palm Desert, California in September 2009, by H. Schoning.

CF-BPU

Canada Car & Foundry

 

Maple Leaf

II

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

Built in 1939 at Fort William, Ontatrio, using sub-contracted parts from de Havilland Canada and MacDonald Brothers.  First flight at Fort William on 31 October 1939 by O.C.S. Wallace as pilot, and designer Miss Elizabeth McGill as passenger.  Registered as CF-BPU on 8 January 1940, to CC&F of Montreal.  To RCAF Station Trenton in April 1940, for evaluation by the RCAF.  Found to be too docile, not taken up.  Sold to Columbia Aircraft Corp. of Port Washington, NY in October 1940, along with tooling and 2 partially built aircraft.  Sold to Mexico, where at least one more aircraft was built.

CF-CSX

de Havilland

de Havilland Canada

Tiger Moth

 

 

 

D.H.82C

C1317

 

 

 

 

Ex RCAF 1114 (which see).  Used at Brandon Flying Club in early 1950s, to train Canadian Army ab initio pilots.

CF-CSZ

de Havilland

de Havilland Canada

Tiger Moth

 

 

 

D.H.82C

C1430

 

 

 

 

Ex RCAF 1227 (which see).  Used at Brandon Flying Club in early 1950s, to train Canadian Army ab initio pilots.

CF-CTA

de Havilland

de Havilland Canada

Tiger Moth

 

 

 

D.H.82C

C1558

 

 

 

 

Ex RCAF serial number 3897.  Used at Brandon Flying Club in early 1950s, to train Canadian Army ab initio pilots.  Purchased by Gord Emberley in 1952, used to build time towards a commercial license.  Emberley went on to a successful career as a bush pilot, later with the Manitoba Air Service.

CF-FMA

Aeronca

 

Champ

 

 

 

Used at Brandon Flying Club in early 1950s, to train Canadian Army ab initio pilots.

CF-GAT

Aeronca

 

Champ

 

 

 

Used at Brandon Flying Club in early 1950s, to train Canadian Army ab initio pilots.

CF-IBF

Helio

Fleet

Courier

 

 

 

H-391B

004

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 February 1955 - First flight, at Fort Erie.

 

Only completely Canadian built Courier.  Evaluated by the Evaluation Planning Group, Army Headquarters, summer of 1956.  Tested at Ottawa, Gagetown, and Wainwright.  Wire laying tests at Gagetown 4 and 5 July 1956, flown by company pilot Oldand, and Lt. G. C. Walker.

CF-IBG

Doman

Fleet?

LZ-5

 

 

 

Reported as built by Fleet, and also reported as ex US built N812 (more likely).  First registered as CF-IBG-X in Canada by June 1955.  Evaluated by the Evaluation Planning Group, Army Headquarters at Rockcliffe, summer of 1956, by which time it was CF-IBG.

UK Civil Register

G-AGFM

Consolidated

 

Catalina

 

 

 

Ex RAF FP244.  Stripped of armament, converted to long range transport, passed to BOAC.  Operated by crews of No. 413 (GR) Squadron, RCAF, to re-open passenger service between Ceylon and Australia after the fall of Singapore.  This unit's crews made the first 3 round trips, on 3 - 12 May, 31 May - 9 June, and 16 - 26 June 1943.  Flying time, Ceylon to Perth, was typically 34 hours.

 

 

 

 

 

 

US Civil Register

N180186

Beechcraft

 

Model 18

 

 

 

Collins Radio Company demonstrator aircraft.  Evaluated by the Evaluation Planning Group, Army Headquarters at Rockcliffe, October 1956.

NC26476

Meyers

 

OTW-160

 

 

 

Demonstrated at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario in early 1941, operated by RCAF pilots.  Ferried there by Miss Lupton, who passed through Kingston on 21 February 1941 on way to Rockcliffe.


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