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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

10910

Douglas

Douglas, Long Beach

Dakota

Mk. 3

 

 

 

9862

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 May 1951 - Taken on strength

 

Ex USAF C-47A-40-DL serial number 42-24000, ex RAF FD941.  To UK civil register post war, as G-AGHO.  Acquired from US civil register, was N9993F.  In storage at Canadian Forces Technical Services Detachment, CFB Saskatoon, Saskatchewan at Integration.  Sold, to Canadian civil register as CF-AAM.  Registered to Austin Airways of Timmins, Ontario in 1976, as a DC-3C.  Still with this airline when it was purchased by Air Ontario, their registration (as a DC3C-S1C3G) cancelled on 17 January 1989.  Certificate of Registration, as C-47A, issued to Central Mountain Air of Smithers, BC on 20 February 1991 as C-FAAM, cancelled in 1993.  Reported as scrapped, not confirmed.

 

last date: 7 December 1968 - Struck off, later sold.

10911

Douglas

Douglas, Long Beach

Dakota

Mk. 3F

 

 

 

9186

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 May 1951 - Purchased second hand.

 

Ex US C-47A-1-DL serial number 42-23324. To RAF as Dakota III FD824 Apr 2, 1943.  Registered as G-AGHF with BOAC May 10, 1943. Operated for RAF as ODZZ.  Sold to North West Airlines (IOM) Jun 21, 1949, then to A J Leeward Inc. on 12 March 1950, and briefly registered N9994F March 1950.  With No. 109 (K) Unit at CFB Lahr, Germany in late 1960s.

 

last date: 26 June 1970 - Renumbered as CF 12966, which see.

10912

Douglas

 

Dakota

Mk. 3

 

 

 

4441

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 June 1951 - Purchased second hand.

 

Ex USN R4D-1 BuNo 01985.  To US Navy Norfolk 17 June 1942.  Used by VR-1; VR-7 from 21 August 1943; NATS from 1 November 1943; VR-7 from January 1944; VRF-2 from July 1945; VRF-3 from 11 March 1946; ComFair WC from 27 March 1946; struck off 30 September 1946.  To civilian registry as NC4806N (A J Leeward) for resale to RCAF on 11 June 1951.  With No. 436 (T) Squadron, RCAF Station Dorval, PQ in 1950s.  Took part in Operation Loup Garou (airborne assault on Sept Isle, PQ) February 1954.  Served with No. 424 Squadron at CFB Trenton in late 1960s.  Served with No. 412 (T) Squadron, RCAF Station Rockcliffe, dates unknown.

 

last date: 26 June 1970 - To CAF as 12967, which see.

10913

Douglas

Douglas, Long Beach

Dakota

Mk. 3

 

 

 

18986

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 June 1951 - Taken on strength

 

Ex USAF C-47A-65-DL serial number 42-100523.  Sold surplus by US in 1946, to US civil register as NC661, also on Columbian civil register as HK-501, then N3932C before being purchased by RCAF.  With the Air Navigation School at CFB Winnipeg, Manitoba after integration.

 

last date: 26 June 1970 - Became CF 12968 (which see)

10914

Douglas

Douglas, Oklahoma City

Dakota

Mk. 4

 

 

 

16123/32871

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 January 1952 - Taken on strength

 

Ex USAF C-47B-30-DK serial number 44-76539, ex RAF KN441 (from March 1945).  With No. 412 (T) Squadron, RCAF Station Rockcliffe.  Later with No. 436 (T) Squadron, RCAF Station Dorval, PQ.  Took part in Operation Loup Garou (airborne assault on Sept Isle, PQ) February 1954, unit unknown.  With No. 4 (T) Operational Training Unit at CFB Trenton, Ontario after Integration.  Reported as scrapped shortly after sale, not confirmed.

 

last date: 13 April 1970 - Struck off, later sold

10915

Douglas

Douglas, Oklahoma City

Dakota

Mk. 4

 

 

 

16702/33450

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 April 1952 - Taken on strength

 

Ex USAF C-47B-35-DK serial number 44-77118, ex RAF KP229.  Baugher reports this company number as going to USSR, 10915 may actually be company number 16792/33540, ex 44-77208, ex KP238.  Registered as CF-GBI for ferry flight to Canada.  With Aerospace Engineering and Test Establishment at CFB Uplands, Ontario after Integration.

 

last date: 26 June 1970 - To CAF as 12969 (which see).

10916

Douglas

Douglas, Oklahoma City

Dakota

Mk. 4

 

 

 

16095/32843

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 June 1952 - Taken on strength

 

Ex USAF C-47B-25-DK serial number 44-76511.  to RAF as Dakota IV KN417 March 1945.  Sold as scrap, became CF-GBH for ferry flight to Canada.  In storage at CF Technical Services Detachment at CFB Saskatoon, Saskatchewan when sold.  Sold by Canadian Forces, to US civil register as N6677, then CF-CTA with North Canada Air of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan from 1972 to at least 1976, then C-FCTA.  To US register as N142JR.  Registered 15 June 2006 as a DC3C-S1C3G, to TAC Air Services Inc of Gimli, Manitoba as CF-FTR.  Cancelled on 23 November 2006, to FNT First Nations Transport of Winnipeg on 28 November 2006, still current December 2006.

 

last date: 7 August 1968 - Struck off, later sold

10917

Douglas

Douglas, Oklahoma City

Dakota

Mk. 4

 

 

 

15629

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 June 1952 - Taken on strength

 

Ex USAF C-47B-20-DK serial number 43-49809.  Sold as scrap by RAF in 1950, purchased by RCAF in 1952, registration CF-GBJ being applied for ferry flight from Egypt to Canada.  With No. 448 (Test) Squadron at RCAF Station Cold Lake, Alberta in 1960s.  With Aerospace Engineering and Test Establishment at CFB Uplands, Ontario after Integration.

 

last date: 26 June 1970 - Became CF 12970 (which see)

10918

Douglas

Douglas, Oklahoma City

Dakota

Mk. 3

 

 

 

12238

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 July 1946 - Taken on strength

 

Ex USAF C-47A-5-DK serial number 42-100839, ex RAF FZ665.  May have been operated by RCAF for a period with RAF serial.  In storage at CF Technical Services Detachment at CFB Saskatoon, Saskatchewan after Integration.

 

last date: 26 June 1970 - Became CF 12971 (which see)


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