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A1 to A99
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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

A1

de Havilland

 

D.H.60

Genet Moth

D.H.60X

Gennet Moth

 

first date: 14 February 1935 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 56 (which see)

A2

de Havilland

 

D.H.60

D.H.60X

Moth

 

first date: 20 February 1936 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly Air Board G-CYYI (which see)

A3

de Havilland

 

D.H.60

D.H.60X

Moth

 

first date: 12 March 1935 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly Air Board G-CYYK (which see)

A4

de Havilland

 

D.H.60

D.H.60X

Gennet Moth

 

first date: 3 September 1936 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 102 (which see)

A5

de Havilland

 

Puss Moth

 

 

 

first date: 23 July 1936 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 174 (which see)

A6

de Havilland

 

Puss Moth

 

 

 

first date: 3 February 1937 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Used fuselage of Air Board G-CYUS and wings from G-CYUR (which see)

A7

de Havilland

 

D.H.60

 

 

 

first date: 26 April 1937 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 106 (which see)

A8

de Havilland

 

D.H.60

 

 

 

first date: 10 September 1937 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 163 (which see)

A9

Fleet

 

Fawn

I

 

 

first date: 9 July 1937 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 194 (which see)

A10

Consolidated

 

Courier

 

 

 

first date: 19 July 1937 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 26 (which see)

A11

Armstrong-Whitworth

 

Siskin

IIIA

 

 

first date: 23 August 1937 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 62 and 307 (which see)

A12

de Havilland

 

D.H.60

 

 

 

first date: 28 August 1937 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 122 (which see)

A13

de Havilland

 

D.H.60

 

 

 

first date: 7 October 1937 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 118 (which see)

A14

Fairchild

 

FC-2

 

 

 

first date: 26 November 1937 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 30 and 622 (which see)

A15

Fairchild

 

51

 

 

 

first date: 26 November 1937 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 211, 623, and Air Board G-CYXY (which see)

A16

de Havilland

 

D.H.60

 

 

 

first date: 10 January 1938 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 77 (which see)

A17

de Havilland

 

D.H.60

 

 

 

first date: 11 January 1938 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 152 (which see)

A18

Fairchild

 

71B

 

 

 

first date: 28 July 1938 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 629 and Air Board G-CYUW (which see)

A19

de Havilland

 

D.H.60

 

 

 

first date: 25 November 1939 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 105 (which see)

A20

de Havilland

 

D.H.60

 

 

 

first date: 18 December 1939 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 119 (which see)

A21

de Havilland

 

D.H.60

 

 

 

first date: 28 November 1939 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 162 (which see)

A22

Bellanca

 

Pacemaker

 

 

 

first date: 1 November 1939 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 609 and Air Board G-CYVH (which see)

A23

Fairchild

 

51A

 

 

 

first date: 12 July 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 626 and Air Board G-CYXV (which see)

A24

Canadian Vickers

 

Vedette

VA

 

 

first date: 24 November 1939 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 813 and Air Board G-CYWP (which see)

A25

Bellanca

 

Pacemaker

 

 

 

first date: 21 November 1939 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 602 and Air Board G-CYUY (which see)

A26

Armstrong-Whitworth

 

Siskin

IIIA

 

 

first date: 19 December 1939 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 20 and 302 (which see)

A27

Armstrong-Whitworth

 

Siskin

IIIA

 

 

first date: 19 December 1939 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 21 and 303 (which see)

A28

Armstrong-Whitworth

 

Siskin

IIIA

 

 

first date: 19 December 1939 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 22 and 304 (which see)

A29

Armstrong-Whitworth

 

Siskin

IIIA

 

 

first date: 19 December 1939 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 60 and 306 (which see)

A30

Armstrong-Whitworth

 

Siskin

IIIA

 

 

first date: 19 December 1939 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 210 and 309 (which see)

A31

Avro

 

Tutor

 

 

 

first date: 11 July 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 186 (which see)

A32

Avro

 

Tutor

 

 

 

first date: 11 July 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 188 (which see)

A33

Avro

 

Tutor

 

 

 

first date: 11 July 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 189 (which see)

A34

Avro

 

Prefect

 

 

 

first date: 11 July 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 269 (which see)

A35

Bellanca

 

Pacemaker

 

 

 

first date: 11 March 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 610 and Air Board G-CYVI (which see)

A36

Westland

 

Wapiti

IIA

 

 

first date: 13 May 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 509 (which see)

A37

Westland

 

Wapiti

IIA

 

 

first date: 13 May 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 513 (which see)

A38

Avro

 

Prefect

 

 

 

first date: 11 July 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 268 (which see)

A39

Avro

 

Prefect

 

 

 

first date: 11 July 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 227 (which see)

A40

Westland

 

Wapiti

IIA

 

 

first date: 13 February 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 528 (which see)

A41

Westland

 

Wapiti

IIA

 

 

first date: 21 January 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 538 (which see)

A42

Westland

 

Wapiti

IIA

 

 

first date: 21 January 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 537 (which see)

A43

Westland

 

Wapiti

IIA

 

 

first date: 21 January 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 540 (which see)

A44

de Havilland

 

Puss Moth

 

 

 

DH.80A

2017

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 February 1940 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

No previous RCAF history.  Built in the UK in 1930, imported to Canada. First flight in Canada on 1 August 1930. Registered as CF-AGU on 9 August 1930, to W.C. Van Horne of Toronto, operated by Skyways, Ltd.  Various owners in Quebec and Ontario, including Hamilton Aero Club and St. Maurice Airways.  Last registered owner was M.A. Viau of Ottawa, registered on 27 May 1939.  Certificate of Registration suspended in November 1939.  Purchased from Maxime Viau, complete with Gipsy III engine s/n 133.  Taken on strength at No. 1 (E) Depot at Toronto.  To No. 1 Technical Training School at St. Thomas, Ontario on 24 September 1940.

 

last date: 8 February 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce at St. Thomas

A45

Avro

 

Tutor

 

 

 

first date: 12 July 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 224 (which see)

A46

Fairchild

 

71

 

 

 

first date: 24 April 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 630 and Air Board G-CYVE (which see)

A47

Avro

 

Tutor

 

 

 

first date: 11 July 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 187 (which see)

A48

Avro

 

Prefect

 

 

 

first date: 25 April 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 226 (which see)

A49

Westland

 

Wapiti

IIA

 

 

first date: 11 July 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 510 (which see)

A50

de Havilland

 

Puss Moth

 

 

 

DH.80A

2004

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 June 1940 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

No previous RCAF history.  Built in 1930, registered to de Havilland Canada as CF-AGO on 8 July 1930.  Toured Canada and US as company demonstrator.  Sold to S.B. Cleverly of Toronto, registered to him on 9 May 1934.  To W.A. Ward of Toronto on 27 April 1938.  To R.G. Slack and G.I. Wonnacoot of Hamilton, Ontario on 13 January 1939.  Taken on strength at No. 1 Technical Training School at St. Thomas, Ontario.  Free issue to Quebec Aircraft School.

 

last date: 15 November 1940 - Free issue to Quebec Training School

A51

Fairey

 

Battle

I

 

 

first date: 18 May 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 1314 (which see)

A52

Fairey

 

Battle

I

 

 

first date: 15 May 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 1312 (which see)

A53

Airspeed

 

Oxford

I

 

 

first date: 9 March 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 1502 (which see)

A54

Westland

 

Wapiti

IIA

 

 

first date: 4 May 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 527 (which see)

A55

Westland

 

Wapiti

IIA

 

 

first date: 29 April 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 531 (which see)

A56

Fairey

 

Battle

I

 

 

first date: 20 April 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 1317 (which see)

A57

Westland

 

Wapiti

IIA

 

 

first date: 27 July 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 534 (which see)

A58

Armstrong-Whitworth

 

Atlas

I

 

 

first date: 19 July 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 16 and 401 (which see)

A59

Armstrong-Whitworth

 

Atlas

I

 

 

first date: 19 July 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 17 and 402 (which see)

A60

Armstrong-Whitworth

 

Atlas

I

 

 

first date: 19 July 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 19 and 404 (which see)

A61

Armstrong-Whitworth

 

Atlas

I

 

 

first date: 19 July 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 410 (which see)

A62

Curtis Reid

 

Rambler

I

 

 

 

1016

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 May 1940 - Taken on strength

 

No previous RCAF history.  First registered as CF-ABV to Skyways, Ltd. of Toronto on 13 May 1930.  Several subsequent owners in Ontario.  Damaged in hanger fire at St. Catharines, Ontario on 9 March 1937.  Registered to A. Lanquette and R. Roy of Ville Marie, PQ on 17 June 1939.  Donated to the RCAF by A. Lanquette.

 

last date: 27 April 1954 - Struck off

A63

Westland

 

Wapiti

IIA

 

 

first date: 11 July 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 510 (which see)

A64

Westland

 

Wapiti

IIA

 

 

first date: 11 July 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 529 (which see)

A65

Westland

 

Wapiti

IIA

 

 

first date: 11 July 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 532 (which see)

A66

Westland

 

Wapiti

IIA

 

 

first date: 11 July 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 535 (which see)

A67

Westland

 

Wapiti

IIA

 

 

first date: 11 July 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 536 (which see)

A68

Westland

 

Wapiti

IIA

 

 

first date: 11 July 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 539 (which see)

A69

Westland

 

Wapiti

IIA

 

 

first date: 11 July 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 541 (which see)

A70

Westland

 

Wapiti

IIA

 

 

first date: 11 July 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 542 (which see)

A71

Westland

 

Wapiti

IIA

 

 

first date: 11 July 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 543 (which see)

A72

Westland

 

Wapiti

IIA

 

 

first date: 11 July 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 544 (which see)

A73

Hawker

 

Hind

 

 

 

first date: 30 May 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Had been RAF L7201.  No previous RCAF history.  Received from UK Air Ministry.  Was allocated UK Air Ministry training aid number 2229M, but this is not mentioned in RCAF records.

 

last date: 28 April 1943 - Struck off

A74

Hawker

 

Hind

 

 

 

first date: 30 May 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Had been RAF K4654.  No previous RCAF history.  Received from UK Air Ministry.

 

last date: 23 June 1943 - Struck off

A75

Hawker

 

Hind

 

 

 

first date: 30 May 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Had been RAF K6837.  Built as a light bomber, converted to trainer by General Aircraft.  No previous RCAF history.  Received from UK Air Ministry.

 

last date: 12 October 1943 - Struck off

A76

Hawker

 

Audax

 

 

 

first date: 30 May 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Had been RAF K5455.  No previous RCAF history.  Received from UK Air Ministry.

 

last date: 23 June 1943 - Struck off

A77

Hawker

Avro

Audax

 

 

 

first date: 30 May 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Had been RAF K7401.  No previous RCAF history.  Received from UK Air Ministry.

 

last date: 30 January 1943 - Struck off

A78

Hawker

 

Audax

 

 

 

first date: 30 May 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Had been RAF K6837.  No previous RCAF history.  Received from UK Air Ministry.

 

last date: 12 October 1943 - Struck off

A79

Hawker

Avro

Audax

 

 

 

first date: 30 May 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Had been RAF K5596.  No previous RCAF history.  Received from UK Air Ministry.

 

last date: 29 September 1942 - Struck off

A80

Hawker

Avro

Audax

 

 

 

first date: 30 May 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Had been RAF K7345.  No previous RCAF history.  Received from UK Air Ministry.

 

last date: 12 October 1943 - Struck off

A81

Hawker

Avro

Audax

 

 

 

first date: 30 May 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Had been RAF K7451.  No previous RCAF history.  Received from UK Air Ministry.

 

last date: 29 September 1942 - Struck off

A82

Hawker

 

Hart

 

 

 

first date: 30 May 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Had been RAF K3752.  Built as a night flying trainer.  No previous RCAF history.  Received from UK Air Ministry.

 

last date: 23 June 1943 - Struck off

A83

North American

 

Harvard

I

 

 

 

NA-16

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 July 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Had been RAF P5807.  No previous RCAF history.  Received from UK Air Ministry.  Used at No. 1 Technical Training School at St. Thomas, Ontario.

 

last date: 21 February 1944 - Struck off, scrapped at St. Thomas

A84

Avro

 

Anson

I

 

 

first date: 17 July 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Had been RAF N5345.  No previous RCAF history.  Received from UK Air Ministry.  Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command at No. 1 Technical Training School at St. Thomas, Ontario.  Some components saved for instructional purposes after scrapping.

 

last date: 26 April 1944 - Struck off, scrapped at St. Thomas

A85

Avro

 

Anson

I

 

 

first date: 17 July 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Had been RAF N5296.  No previous RCAF history.  Received from UK Air Ministry.  Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command at No. 1 Technical Training School at St. Thomas, Ontario.  To No. 6 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 21 October 1942 (or 1943?).  Scrapped by No. 6 Repair Depot, some components retained as instructional aides.

 

last date: 26 August 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

A86

Fairey

Fairey, Stockport

Battle

I

 

 

first date: 30 May 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Had been RAF K7596.  No previous RCAF history.  Received from UK Air Ministry.  Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command at No. 1 Technical Training School at St. Thomas, Ontario.

 

last date: 21 July 1944 - Struck off, scrapped at St. Thomas

A87

Fairey

 

Battle

I

 

 

first date: 30 May 1940 - Taken on strength

 

RCAF records identify this airframe as ex-RAF L7636, but that was a Fairey Swordfish serial.  Appears to actually be K7636.  No previous RCAF history.  Received from UK Air Ministry.  Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command at No. 1 Technical Training School at St. Thomas, Ontario.

 

last date: 14 February 1945 - Struck off, scrapped at St. Thomas

A88

Fairey

 

Battle

I

 

 

first date: 30 May 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Had been RAF L5089.  No previous RCAF history.  Received from UK Air Ministry.

 

last date: 14 February 1945 - Struck off

A89

Airspeed

 

Oxford

 

 

 

first date: 30 May 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Identified in RCAF records as ex-RAF K4546, but that was a Boulton & Paul Overstrand.  Most likely ex-RAF L4546.  No previous RCAF history.  Received from UK Air Ministry. Taken on strength at the Technical Training School at St. Thomas, Ontario.  Allocated for write off on 26 April 1944, some components retained at St. Thomas for instructional purposes.

 

last date: 26 April 1944 - Struck off

A90

Westland

 

Wapiti

IIA

 

 

first date: 28 August 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 511 (which see)

A91

Westland

 

Wapiti

IIA

 

 

first date: 28 August 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 512 (which see)

A92

Hawker

 

Hart

 

 

 

first date: 26 August 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Had been RAF K4757.  Built as a Hart (T) trainer.  No previous RCAF history.  Received from UK Air Ministry.

 

last date: 23 June 1943 - Struck off

A93

Avro

 

Tutor

 

 

 

first date: 11 September 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 184 (which see)

A94

Avro

 

Prefect

 

 

 

first date: 11 September 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 266 (which see)

A95

Avro

 

Prefect

 

 

 

first date: 11 September 1940 - Classified as an Instructional Airframe

 

Formerly RCAF 267 (which see)

A96

No record of use

 

 

 

 

A97

Avro

 

Anson

I

 

 

first date: 24 September 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Had been RAF N4959.  No previous RCAF history.  Received from UK Air Ministry.

 

last date: 23 September 1941 - Struck off

A98

Avro

 

Anson

I

 

 

first date: 23 September 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Had been RAF instructional airframe 2125M, formerly K6299.  No previous RCAF history.  Received from UK Air Ministry. Taken on strength at the Technical Training School at St. Thomas, Ontario.

 

last date: 26 April 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

A99

Fairey

 

Battle

I

 

 

first date: 23 September 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Had been RAF instructional airframe 2144M, formerly P6726.  No previous RCAF history.  Received from UK Air Ministry. Taken on strength at the Technical Training School at St. Thomas, Ontario.

 

last date: 14 February 1945 - Written off


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