Canadian Military Aircraft
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World War 2 Detailed List



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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

CF-BPL

Registration issued to RCAF on 21 October 1939, cancelled on 2 October 1941.  No record of use.  Re-used post war by ex RCAF Crane, former serial number 7808, privately owned.

CF-BPM

Registration issued to RCAF on 21 October 1939, cancelled on 2 October 1941.  No record of use.  Re-used post war by ex RCAF Crane, former serial number 8160, privately owned.

CF-BPN

Registration issued to RCAF on 21 October 1939, cancelled on 2 October 1941.  No record of use.  Re-used post war by ex RCAF Crane, former serial number 7993, privately owned.

CF-BPO

Registration issued to RCAF on 21 October 1939, cancelled on 2 October 1941.  No record of use.  Re-used post war by ex RCAF Crane, former serial number 8106, privately owned.

CF-BPY

Registration issued to RCAF on 21 October 1939.  Cancelled on 2 October 1941, with no record of use.  This registration reused post war for privately owned ex RCAF Tiger Moth, former serial number 8900.

CF-BPZ

Registration issued to RCAF on 21 October 1939.  Cancelled on 2 October 1941, with no record of use.  This registration reused post war for privately owned ex RCAF Crane, former serial number 7853.

CF-BQA

Registration issued to RCAF on 21 October 1939.  Cancelled on 2 October 1941, with no record of use.  This registration reused post war for privately owned ex RCAF Crane, former serial number 7902.

CF-BQB

Registration issued to RCAF on 21 October 1939.  Cancelled on 2 October 1941, with no record of use.  This registration reused post war for privately owned ex RCAF Fawn II, former serial number 228.

CF-BQC

Registration issued to RCAF on 21 October 1939.  Cancelled on 2 October 1941, with no record of use.  This registration reserved post war for privately owned ex RCAF Crane, former serial number 8072, but not applied.  Later reused for Fairchild Husky.

CF-BQD

Registration issued to RCAF on 21 October 1939.  Cancelled on 2 October 1941, with no record of use.  This registration reserved post war for privately owned ex RCAF Crane, former serial number unknown.  Not taken up.

CF-BQS

Boeing

 

247

247D

 

 

 

1699

 

 

 

 

Registration issued to RCAF in 1940, for importation of civil aircraft.  Entire block CF-BQS to CF-BSP reserved.  Cancelled in 1945, may not have all been used.  CF-BQS was used for a Boeing 247D, ex NC13318 of Penn-Central Air Lines.  Became RCAF 7638 (which see) on 18 June 1940.  Registered as CF-BVX when loaned to Quebec Airways in 1942.  Retained this registration when sold to Canadian Pacific Air lines in 1943.  Exported as NC41809, to E.B. Southard of New York.  Returned to Canada in 1959 by W.B. Patrick of Calgary, Alberta, and registered as CF-JRQ.  Donated to the National Aeronautical Collection in 1966.

CF-BQT

Boeing

 

247

247D

 

 

 

1725

 

 

 

 

Registration issued to RCAF in 1940, for importation of civil aircraft.  Applied to 247D, ex NC13343, bought from Pennsylvania Central Airlines Corp.  Became RCAF 7637 (which see) on 18 June 1940.  Loaned to Yukon Southern Air Transport in 1942, registered as CF-BVV.  Kept this registration when sold To Canadian Pacific Air Lines in 1943.  Exported in 1945, as NC41813, to C.H. Babb Inc of New York.

CF-BQW

Lockheed

 

10B

 

 

 

 

1040

 

 

 

 

Aircraft was built in 1935.  This registration used by RCAF to import into Canada in 1940.  At that time was NC14962, of Eastern Airlines Inc. of New York.  Became RCAF 7634 (which see) on 27 June 1940.  Became CF-BXQ, when sold to Maritime Central Airways on 6 March 1945.  Exported to US in 1963.  Note that the CF-BQW registration was also used by an ex-RCAF Crane post war.

CF-BRA

Lockheed

 

12A

 

 

 

 

1241

 

 

 

 

Aircraft was built in 1937.  This registration used by RCAF to import into Canada in 1940.  At that time was NC18947.  Became RCAF 7641 (which see) on 22 June 1940.  Registration CF-BZN reserved for McInnes Products Corporation of Edmonton, Alberta in April 1945.  Exported, to US as NC18947 later that year, Canadian registration may have never been marked.

CF-BRD

Lockheed

 

10A

 

 

 

 

1013

 

 

 

 

Aircraft was built in 1936.  This registration used by RCAF to import into Canada in 1940.  At that time was NC14261, of Northwest Airlines of St. Paul.  Became RCAF 7631 (which see) on 27 June 1940.  Became CF-BYU, when sold to Maritime Central Airways on 10 January 1946.  Had been convereted to Model 10B by then.  Several subsequent owners, still on register in 1960s.  Off register by 1976.

CF-BRL

Lockheed

 

10B

 

 

 

 

1059

 

 

 

 

Aircraft was built in 1936.  This registration used by RCAF to import into Canada in 1940.  At that time was NC16024 of Chicago and Southern Airline.  Became RCAF 7649 (which see) on 7 July 1940.  Became CF-BYV, when sold to Maritime Central Airways on 24 August 1945.  Exported to US in 1964.  Note that CF-BRL was also used by an ex-RCAF Crane post war.

CF-BRM

Boeing

 

247

247D

 

 

 

1946

 

 

 

 

Registration issued to RCAF in 1940, for importation of civil aircraft.  Entire block CF-BQS to CF-BSP reserved.  Cancelled in 1945, may not have all been used.  CF-BRM was used for a Boeing 247D, ex NC2666 of Phillips Petroleum.  Became RCAF 7635 (which see) on 29 June 1940.  Registered as CF-BVZ when loaned to Quebec Airways in 1942.  Retained this registration when sold to Canadian Pacific Air lines in 1943.  Exported as NC41819, to C.H. Babb of New York.

CF-BRQ

Lockheed

 

12A

 

 

 

 

1222

 

 

 

 

Aircraft was built in 1937.  This registration used by RCAF to import into Canada in 1940.  At that time was NC18125.  Became RCAF 7837 (which see) on 1 October 1940.  Registration CF-BZM reserved, when sold to McInnes Products Corporation of Edmonton, Alberta.  Registration not taken up, due to wing corrosion.

CF-BRY

Stinson

 

Voyager

 

 

 

HW-75

7100

 

 

 

 

Registration issued to RCAF in 1940, for importation of civil aircraft.  Applied to Voyager, ex-US civil register NC22524.  Became serial number 3489 (which see) on 2 August 1940.

CF-BRZ

Stinson

 

Voyager

 

 

 

HW-75

7212

 

 

 

 

Registration issued to RCAF in 1940, for importation of civil aircraft.  Applied to Voyager, ex-US civil register NC23753.  Became serial number 3488 (which see) on 8 August 1940.  Reverted to CF-BRZ registration on 15 November 1940, when transferred to the Department of Transportation.  Sold by DOT, registered to G.C.W. Dingwall of Toronto.  Several subsequent owners.  Destroyed on 22 May 1960, when it struck a fence on takeoff from Courcelle, PQ.

CF-BSA

Stinson

 

Voyager

 

 

 

HW-75

7163

 

 

 

 

Registration issued to RCAF in 1940, for importation of civil aircraft.  Applied to Voyager, ex-US civil register NC23713.  Became serial number 3466 (which see) on 31 July 1940.

CF-BSB

Stinson

 

Voyager

 

 

 

HW-75

7193

 

 

 

 

Registration issued to RCAF in 1940, for importation of civil aircraft.  Applied to Voyager, ex-US civil register NC23742.  Became serial number 3487 (which see) on 2 August 1940.  Registered as CF-DTH when transferred to Department of Transport.

CF-BSC

Stinson

 

Voyager

 

 

 

HW-75

7117

 

 

 

 

Registration issued to RCAF in 1940, for importation of civil aircraft.  Applied to Voyager, ex-US civil register NC22575.  Became serial number 3486 (which see) on 2 August 1940.  Registered as CF-BBV when sold.

CF-BSD

Stinson

 

Voyager

 

 

 

HW-75

7072

 

 

 

 

Registration issued to RCAF in 1940, for importation of civil aircraft.  Applied to Voyager, ex-US civil register NC21199.   Became serial number 3485 (which see) on 23 September 1940.  Reverted to CF-BSD registration when sold.  Registered to C. Cooper of Windsor, Ontario on 26 June 1941.  Several subsequent owners, all in Ontario.  Destroyed on 22 February 1945, when in overturned on landing in deep snow at Breslau, Ontario.

CF-BSE

Stinson

 

Voyager

 

 

 

HW-75

7097

 

 

 

 

Registration issued to RCAF in 1940, for importation of civil aircraft.  Applied to Voyager, ex-US civil register NC22570.  Became serial number 3484 (which see) on 2 August 1940.  Registered as CF-BBA when sold.  Later becmae CF-BHF.

CF-BSF

Stinson

 

Voyager

 

 

 

HW-75

7177

 

 

 

 

Registration issued to RCAF in 1940, for importation of civil aircraft.  Applied to Voyager, ex-US civil register NC23730.  Purchased from Treloar Trucking of Jolliet, Illinois.  Became serial number 3483 (which see) on 23 September 1940.  Became CF-BZJ, registered to the Winnipeg Flying Club on 20 May 1945.  Several subsequent owners, all in Manitoba.  Registration cancelled in 1966.

CF-BSH

Stinson

 

Voyager

 

 

 

HW-75

7080

 

 

 

 

Registration issued to RCAF in 1940, for importation of civil aircraft.  Applied to Voyager, ex-US civil register NC22504.  Became serial number 3481 (which see) on 17 September 1940.  Registered as CF-CHJ when sold.

CF-BSI

Stinson

 

Voyager

 

 

 

HW-75

7190

 

 

 

 

Registration issued to RCAF in 1940, for importation of civil aircraft.  Applied to Voyager, ex-US civil register NC23724.   Became serial number 3479 (which see) on 23 September 1940.  Reverted to CF-BSI registration when sold.  Registered to P. Sigurdson of Winnipeg, Manitoba on 26 June 1941.  Several subsequent owners in Manitoba.  In 1976 it was registered to G. Windsor of Swan River, Manitoba.  On 2 September 2004 it was registered to Glen Hooper of St. Andrews, Manitoba.

CF-BSJ

Stinson

 

Voyager

 

 

 

HW-75

7175

 

 

 

 

Registration issued to RCAF in 1940, for importation of civil aircraft.  Applied to Voyager, ex-US civil register NC22578.  Became serial number 3480 (which see) on 23 September 1940.  Registered as CF-BZL, to Winnipeg Flying Club, on 11 August 1945.  Several subsequent owners, in Manitoba and BC. Registered in 1976 to B. Johnson of New Westminster, BC.  Last recorded owner was Stan Reynolds Sales Ltd., of Wetaskiwin, Alberta, certificate of registration issued on

CF-BSK

Stinson

 

Voyager

 

 

 

HW-75

7041

 

 

 

 

Registration issued to RCAF in 1940, for importation of civil aircraft.  Applied to Voyager, ex-US civil register NC21172.  Became serial number 3465 (which see) on 31 July 1940.  When sold registered as CF-CHG, to Ottawa Flying Club.

CF-BSL

Stinson

 

Voyager

 

 

 

HW-75

7082

 

 

 

 

Registration issued to RCAF in 1940, for importation of civil aircraft.  Applied to Voyager, ex-US civil register NC22509.  Became serial number 3478 (which see) on 8 August 1940.  Registered as CF-DLM when sold.  Later becmae C-FDLM, still on register in 2005.

CF-BSM

Stinson

 

Voyager

 

 

 

HW-75

7124

 

 

 

 

Registration issued to RCAF in 1940, for importation of civil aircraft.  Applied to Voyager, ex-US civil register NC22563.  Purchased from W.S. Carpenter of Greenville, Conn.  Became serial number 3477 (which see) on 8 August 1940.  Sold in 1945 to Leavens Brothers Air Services of Toronto, became CF-BCZ.  Destroyed by fire in 1951.

CF-BSN

Stinson

 

Voyager

 

 

 

HW-75

7107

 

 

 

 

Registration issued to RCAF in 1940, for importation of civil aircraft.  Applied to Voyager, ex-US civil register NC22527.  Became serial number 3476 (which see) on 2 August 1940.  Registered as CF-BAE when sold.

CF-BSO

Stinson

 

Voyager

 

 

 

HW-75

7259

 

 

 

 

Registration issued to RCAF in 1940, for importation of civil aircraft.  Applied to Voyager, ex-US civil register NC22578.  Became serial number 3475 (which see) on 2 August 1940.  Registered as CF-BJN when sold, later became C-FBJM.

CF-BSP

Stinson

 

Voyager

 

 

 

HW-75

7261

 

 

 

 

Registration issued to RCAF in 1940, for importation of civil aircraft.  Applied to Voyager, ex-US civil register NC23782.  Became serial number 3474 (which see) on 2 August 1940.  Registered as CF-CHH when sold.

CF-BSS

Lockheed

 

Hudson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Registration issued to RCAF in 1940, for importation of civil aircraft.  Entire block CF-BSS to CF-BTQ reserved.  Cancelled in 1945, may not have all been used.  Some were used to import Stinson Voyagers, as listed below.  Many of these registrations later used post war for privately owned aircraft.  Reserved for a Hudson, which may have actually been marked CF-BST.  Masy have also been used to import Stinson Voyager serial number 3467 (which see).

CF-BST

Stinson

 

Voyager

 

 

 

HW-75

7055

 

 

 

 

Registration issued to RCAF in 1940, for importation of civil aircraft.  Applied to Voyager, ex-US civil register NC21175.  Had been registered to Moline Flyers of Moline, Illinois.  Became serial number 3468 (which see) on 23 September 1940.  Reverted to CF-BST registration when sold.  Registered to Superior Airways Ltd. of Fort William, Ontario on 24 July 1945.  Several subsequent owners, all in Ontario, before being withdrawn from use on 29 May 1960.  Note that this registration may also have been used c.1940 by the RCAF to import a Hudson, which shouold have marked CF-BSS.

CF-BSU

Stinson

 

Voyager

 

 

 

HW-75

7044

 

 

 

 

Registration issued to RCAF in 1940, for importation of civil aircraft.  Applied to Voyager, ex-US civil register NC21192, purchased from J. M. Boyd of West Palm Beach, Florida..   Became serial number 3469 (which see) on 23 September 1940.  Reverted to CF-BSU registration when sold.  Registered to Johannsen Flying Service Of Winnipeg, Manitoba on 4 August 1945.  Several subsequent owners, in western Canada.  Registered on 1 March 1967 to W. Borys and J. Williams of Brooklands, Manitoba.  Still registered to them in 1976.  By the 1980s it was registered as C-FBSU.  Registration was cancelled in 1993, by which time the owner was the Canadian Warplane Heritage of Hamilton, Ontario.

CF-BSV

Stinson

 

Voyager

 

 

 

HW-75

7250

 

 

 

 

Registration issued to RCAF in 1940, for importation of civil aircraft.  Applied to Voyager, ex-US civil register NC23789, purchased from W.A. Storck of St. Louis, MO.   Became serial number 3470 (which see) on 23 September 1940.  Reverted to CF-BSV registration when sold.  Registered to Johannsen Flying Service Of Winnipeg, Manitoba on 17 May 1941.  Sold to M. Torbiak of Poplarfield, Manitoba on 9 April 1948.  Withdrawn from use on 13 July 1949, dismantled.

CF-BSW

Stinson

 

Voyager

 

 

 

HW-75

7554

 

 

 

 

Registration issued to RCAF in 1940, for importation of civil aircraft.  Applied to Voyager, ex-US civil register NC26273.  Became serial number 3471 (which see) on 26 August 1940.  Registered as CF-BXM when sold.

CF-BSX

Stinson

 

Voyager

 

 

 

HW-75

7081

 

 

 

 

Registration issued to RCAF in 1940, for importation of civil aircraft.  Applied to Voyager, ex-US civil register NC22505.  Became serial number 3472 (which see) on 23 September 1940.  Became CF-BZK, registered to the Winnipeg Flying Club on 12 June 1945.  Several subsequent owners, all in Manitoba.  Destroyed on 9 May 1956, when it struck a rock while landing at Sylvan, Manitoba.

CF-BSY

Stinson

 

Voyager

 

 

 

HW-75

7026

 

 

 

 

Registration issued to RCAF in 1940, for importation of civil aircraft.  Applied to Voyager, ex-US civil register NC21160.  Became serial number 3473 (which see) on 23 September 1940.  Registered as CF-BUP, when sold in 1945.  Still current in 1976, registered to A.K. Thomson of Burlington, Ontario.  Off register by 1982.

CF-BTB

Boeing

 

247

247D

 

 

 

1729

 

 

 

 

Registration issued to RCAF in 1940, for importation of civil aircraft.  Applied to 247D, ex NC13347, bought from Pennsylvania Central Airlines Corp.  Became RCAF 7839 (which see) on 10 October 1940.  Retained CF-BTB registration when it was sold to Maritime Central Airways of Charlottetown, PEI, registered to them on 24 December 1941.  Exported in March 1945, became N13347, registered to H.G. Chatterton of Dayton, Ohio.

CF-BTC

Boeing

 

247

247D

 

 

 

1735

 

 

 

 

Registration issued to RCAF in 1940, for importation of civil aircraft.  Applied to 247D, ex NC13353, bought from United airlines.  Became RCAF 7840 (which see) on 10 October 1940.  Registered as CF-BVW when loaned to Quebec Airways in 1942.  Retained this registration when sold to Canadian Pacific Air Lines in 1943.  Exported 1945, as NC41814, to C.H. Babbs of New York.

CF-BXB

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

IV

 

 

 

61

 

 

 

 

Registration reserved for RCAF 2488, when it was loaned to Dominion Skyways of Montreal from June to October 1942.  Never actually marked.

CF-BXC

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

IV

 

 

 

73

 

 

 

 

Registration reserved for RCAF 3529, when it was loaned to Dominion Skyways of Montreal from June to October 1942.  Never actually marked.

CF-BXM

Stinson

 

Voyager

 

 

 

HW-75

7554

 

 

 

 

Registration issued to RCAF in 1940, for importation of civil aircraft.  Applied to Voyager, ex-US civil register NC26273.  Became serial number 3471 (which see) on 26 August 1940.  Reverted to CF-BXM registration on 13 May 1944, when sold to L. Densham of Santa Cruz, Jamica.  Exported to Jamica, became VP-JAL.


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