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Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

11101

Consolidated

Consolidated, Fort Worth

Liberator

GR Mk. VI

 

 

 

1131

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 February 1945 - Taken on strength at No. 8 Repair Depot, Winnipeg

 

Ex USAAF B-24J-60-CF, their serial 44-10540.  On the books of No. 168 (HT) Squadron, RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario shortly after being taken on strength, but probably still at Winnipeg at the time.  To No. 1 Air Command with this unit on 15 January 1945.  Converted to passenger transport at No. 8 Repair Depot, first flight in this configuration on 26 September 1945.  Noted on 10 October 1945 as converted to transport, designation reported as both GR.VIT and C.VI.  Delivered to Rockcliffe on 13 October 1945.  Reported to have never flown an operational transport mission, being flown for testing and troubleshooting only.  Pending disposal from 4 March 1946.  Stored at Rockcliffe by 6 June 1946.  To No. 9 (T) Group on 11 June 1946, still pending disposal.  Reported with  No. 12 (T) Squadron at Rockcliffe 1946.  Had 113:50 total time when struck off.

 

last date: 23 July 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

11102

Consolidated

Ford, Willow Run, Michigan

Liberator

B-24M

 

 

 

5446

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 February 1945 - Taken on strength at No. 8 Repair Depot, Winnipeg

 

Ex USAAF B-24M-5-FO, their serial 44-50591.  Struck off by US on 25 January 1945.  To No. 8 Repair Depot on 12 November 1945 for conversion to transport.  To No. 6 Repair Depot on 5 February 1946, for Project 0015.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot on 21 April 1947, pending disposal.

 

last date: 13 November 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

11103

Consolidated

Ford, Willow Run, Michigan

Liberator

B-24M / C. Mk. VI

 

 

 

5477

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 February 1945 - Taken on strength at No. 8 Repair Depot, Winnipeg

 

Ex USAAF B-24M-5-FO, their serial 44-50622.  Struck off by US on 28 January 1945.  To No. 8 Repair Depot on 12 November 1945 for conversion to C. Mk. VI transport.  To No. 6 Repair Depot on 13 February 1946, for Project 0015.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot on 24 April 1947, pending disposal.

 

last date: 13 November 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

11104

Consolidated

Ford, Willow Run, Michigan

Liberator

B-24M / C. Mk. VI

 

 

 

5456

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 February 1945 - Taken on strength at No. 8 Repair Depot, Winnipeg

 

Ex USAAF B-24M-5-FO, their serial 44-50601.  Struck off by US on 27 January 1945.  To No. 8 Repair Depot on 12 November 1945 for conversion to C. Mk. VI transport.  To No. 6 Repair Depot on 4 February 1946, for Project 0015.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot on 24 April 1947, pending disposal.

 

last date: 13 November 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

11105

Consolidated

Ford, Willow Run, Michigan

Liberator

B-24M

 

 

 

5494

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 February 1945 - Taken on strength at No. 8 Repair Depot, Winnipeg

 

Ex USAAF B-24M-5-FO, their serial 44-50639.  Struck off by US on 30 January 1945.  To No. 8 Repair Depot on 12 November 1945 for conversion to C. Mk. VI transport.  To No. 6 Repair Depot on 18 February 1946, for Project 0015.  Pending disposal from March 1947.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot on 24 April 1947, still pending disposal.

 

last date: 13 November 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

11106

Convair

converted by Canadair

CC-109

 

Cosmopolitan

 

 

454(?)

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 July 1959 - Taken on strength (leased)

 

Built by Convair as a Model 440, registered as N8945H(?).  converted to Model 540, with turboprops, by Canadair, civil registration (if any) not known.  Rolled out at Cartierville in early 1959, in RCAF markings.  First flight on 19 February 1959, by Canadair pilots B. Longhurst and S. McLean.  Leased to RCAF as 11106, for crew training for new CC-109s being built at that time.  Returned to Canadair, and to civil register as CF-LMA.  Used as demonstrator, and leased to Quebecair in 1960.  Sold to RCAF in 1962 as 11162 (which see).

 

last date: 11 March 1960 - Returned to Canadair

11107

Convair

converted by Canadair

CC-109

 

Cosmopolitan

 

 

462

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 June 1959 - Taken on strength (leased)

 

Built by Convair as a Model 440, registered as N8446H.  converted to Model 540, with turboprops, by Canadair.  Leased to RCAF as 11107, for crew training for new CC-109s being built at that time.  Operated by Central Experimental Proving Establishment at Rockcliffe, dates unknown.  Returned to Canadair and to civil register as CF-MKO.  Leased to Quebecair in 1960/1961.  sold to RCAF in 1962 as 11163 (which see).

 

last date: 29 January 1960 - Returned to Canadair

11108

Convair

converted by Canadair

CC-109

 

Cosmopolitan

 

 

475

 

 

 

 

This serial number was reserved for Canadair 540 CF-LMN, ex Convair 440 N8473H, which was planned to be leased to the RCAF in 1959.  The lease was never taken up, and the aircraft never carried this RCAF serial.  Sold to RCAF in 1962, as 11161 (which see).

11120

Consolidated

Ford, Willow Run, Michigan

Liberator

B-24L / GR Mk. VIII

 

 

 

3967

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 March 1945 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Ex USAAF B-24L-1-FO, their serial 44-49112.  To RAF in March 1945, their serial KL506.  Delivered to stored reserve, issued from storage on 17 April 1945.  Used by No. 11 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS.  Coded "V".  Served with this unit in natural metal finish.  Redesignated GR Mk. VIII on 24 May 1945.  To Western /Air Command with this unit on 26 June 1945, to RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC.  To storage on 3 October 1945, when it was noted with 102:50 logged time.  By 6 March 1946 stored at No. 7 Reserve Equipment Maintenance unit at Abbotsford, BC.  Had 102:50 logged time when struck off.  Reported for sale, dismantled, on a farm near Chase, BC in 1971.

 

last date: 7 October 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

11121

Consolidated

Ford, Willow Run, Michigan

Liberator

B-24L / GR Mk. VIII

 

 

 

3986

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 March 1945 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Ex USAAF B-24L-1-FO, their serial 44-49131.  To RAF in March 1945, their serial KL519.  Like most Ford built Liberators, unpopular with crews because of many small failures.  First used by No. 11 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS from 4 April 1945.  First Mk. VIII with this unit.  Coded "X".  Redesignated GR Mk. VIII on 24 May 1945.  To Western Air Command with this unit on 26 June 1945, to RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC.  Crashed on 13 June 1945.  Flew into mountain at 2800 foot level near Bamfield, BC while on cross country training flight, after picking up 7 sight-seers at Tofino.  No survivors, 14 killed.  Wreckage not found until 17 July 1945.  Ownership to No. 3 Repair Depot on 23 July 1945, for write off.

 

last date: 20 August 1945 - Struck off

11122

Consolidated

Ford, Willow Run, Michigan

Liberator

B-24L / GR Mk. VIII

 

 

 

3982

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 March 1945 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Ex USAAF B-24L-1-FO, their serial 44-49127.  To RAF in March 1945, their serial KL518.  Delivered to stored reserve.  Redesignated GR Mk. VIII on 24 May 1945.  To No. 2 Air Command on 11 June 1945, still in storage, ferried to Lethbridge, Alberta shortly after.  Pending disposal from 2 February 1946, stored by No. 1 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Lethbridge, Alberta, where it was noted with 50:35 total time.

 

last date: 14 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

11123

Consolidated

Ford, Willow Run, Michigan

Liberator

B-24L / GR Mk. VIII

 

 

 

4016

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 March 1945 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Ex USAAF B-24L-1-FO, their serial 44-49161.  To RAF in March 1945, their serial KL529.  Delivered to stored reserve.  Redesignated GR Mk. VIII on 24 May 1945.  To No. 2 Air Command on 11 June 1945, still in storage, ferried to Lethbridge, Alberta shortly after.  Pending disposal from 2 February 1946, stored by No. 1 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Lethbridge, Alberta, where it was noted with 42:30 total time.

 

last date: 14 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

11124

Consolidated

Ford, Willow Run, Michigan

Liberator

B-24L / GR Mk. VIII

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 March 1945 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Ex USAAF B-24L-1-FO, their serial 44-49157.  To RAF, their serial KL535.  Delivered to stored reserve.  Redesignated GR Mk. VIII on 24 May 1945.  To No. 2 Air Command on 11 June 1945, still in storage, ferried to Lethbridge, Alberta shortly after.  Pending disposal from 2 February 1946, stored by No. 1 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Lethbridge, Alberta, where it was noted with 36:35 total time.

 

last date: 14 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

11125

Consolidated

Ford, Willow Run, Michigan

Liberator

B-24L / GR Mk. VIII

 

 

 

4053

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 March 1945 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Ex USAAF B-24L-1-FO, their serial 44-49198.  To RAF, their serial KL555.  Delivered to stored reserve.  Redesignated GR Mk. VIII on 24 May 1945.  To No. 2 Air Command on 11 June 1945, still in storage, ferried to Lethbridge, Alberta shortly after.  Pending disposal from 2 February 1946, stored by No. 1 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Lethbridge, Alberta, where it was noted with 31:00 total time.

 

last date: 14 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

11126

Consolidated

Ford, Willow Run, Michigan

Liberator

B-24L / GR Mk. VIII

 

 

 

5069

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 May 1945 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Ex USAAF B-24L-20-FO, their serial 44-50214.  Delivered to stored reserve.  Redesignated GR Mk. VIII on 24 May 1945.  To No. 2 Air Command on 11 June 1945, still in storage, ferried to Lethbridge, Alberta shortly after.  To North West Air Command on 24 October 1945, for use at the Winter Experimental Establishment at Edmonton, Alberta.  Operated from Edmonton through winter of 1945/1946.  Pending disposal from 2 August 1946.

 

last date: 12 February 1948 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

11127

Consolidated

Ford, Willow Run, Michigan

Liberator

B-24L / GR Mk. VIII

 

 

 

4917

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 May 1945 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Ex USAAF B-24L-20-FO, their serial 44-50062.  Delivered to stored reserve.  Redesignated GR Mk. VIII on 24 May 1945.  To No. 2 Air Command on 11 June 1945, still in storage, ferried to Lethbridge, Alberta shortly after.  Pending disposal from 1 April 1946, stored by No. 1 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Lethbridge, Alberta.

 

last date: 13 May 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

11128

Consolidated

Ford, Willow Run, Michigan

Liberator

B-24L / GR Mk. VIII

 

 

 

5073

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 May 1945 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Ex USAAF B-24L-20-FO, their serial 44-50218.  Delivered to stored reserve.  Redesignated GR Mk. VIII on 24 May 1945.  To No. 2 Air Command on 11 June 1945, still in storage, ferried to Lethbridge, Alberta shortly after.  Pending disposal from 1 April 1946, stored by No. 1 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Lethbridge, Alberta.

 

last date: 12 May 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

11129

Consolidated

Ford, Willow Run, Michigan

Liberator

B-24L / GR Mk. VIII

 

 

 

5037

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 May 1945 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Ex USAAF B-24L-20-FO, their serial 44-50182.  Delivered to stored reserve.  Redesignated GR Mk. VIII on 24 May 1945.  To No. 2 Air Command on 11 June 1945, still in storage, ferried to Lethbridge, Alberta shortly after.  Pending disposal from 1 April 1946, stored by No. 1 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Lethbridge, Alberta.

 

last date: 13 May 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

11130

Consolidated

Ford, Willow Run, Michigan

Liberator

B-24L / GR Mk. VIII

 

 

 

5041

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 May 1945 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Ex USAAF B-24L-20-FL, their serial 44-50186.  Delivered to stored reserve.  Redesignated GR Mk. VIII on 24 May 1945.  To No. 2 Air Command on 11 June 1945, still in storage, ferried to Lethbridge, Alberta shortly after.  Pending disposal from 1 April 1946, stored by No. 1 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Lethbridge, Alberta.

 

last date: 13 May 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

11131

Consolidated

Ford, Willow Run, Michigan

Liberator

GR Mk. VIII

 

 

 

4867

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 July 1945 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Ex USAAF B-24L-20-FO, their serial 44-50012. Delivered to stored reserve.  Pending disposal from 1 April 1946, stored by No. 1 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Lethbridge, Alberta.

 

last date: 13 May 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

11132

Consolidated

Ford, Willow Run, Michigan

Liberator

GR Mk. VIII

 

 

 

4905

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 July 1945 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Ex USAAF B-24L-20-FO, their serial 44-50050.  Delivered to stored reserve.  To No. 2 Air Command on 19 July 1945, still in storage, ferried to Lethbridge, Alberta shortly after.  Pending disposal from 1 April 1946, stored by No. 1 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Lethbridge, Alberta.

 

last date: 13 May 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

11133

Consolidated

Ford, Willow Run, Michigan

Liberator

GR Mk. VIII

 

 

 

4877

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 September 1945 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Air Command

 

Ex USAAF B-24L-20-FO, their serial 44-50022.  Delivered to stored reserve.  Pending disposal from 1 April 1946, stored by No. 1 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Lethbridge, Alberta.

 

last date: 13 May 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

11134

Consolidated

Ford, Willow Run, Michigan

Liberator

GR Mk. VIII

 

 

 

4861

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 September 1945 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Air Command

 

Ex USAAF B-24L-20-FO, their serial 44-50006.  Delivered to stored reserve.  Pending disposal from 2 February 1946, stored by No. 1 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Lethbridge, Alberta, where it was noted with 24:20 total time.

 

last date: 13 May 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

11135

Consolidated

Ford, Willow Run, Michigan

Liberator

GR Mk. VIII

 

 

 

4895

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 September 1945 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Air Command

 

Ex USAAF B-24L-20-FO, their serial probably 44-50040.  (NOTE: Record Card lists serial as 44-55040, actually a Frankfort OQ-3-FR, but company number matches 44-50040.)  Delivered to stored reserve.  Pending disposal from 2 February 1946, stored by No. 1 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Lethbridge, Alberta, where it was noted with 22:55 total time.

 

last date: 12 May 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

11151

Convair

Canadair

CC-109

 

Cosmopolitan

 

CL-66B

1

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 June 1960 - Taken on strength

 

First CL-66 completely built by Canadair.  With No. 412 (T) Squadron at RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario.  Carried AVM Easton and Cornblatt to Burbank, California and return in June 1961.  Carried Pakistan High Commissioner, Sultan M. Kahn, Ottawa to Toronto and back June 1962.

 

last date: 26 May 1970 - Became CAF number 109151

11152

Convair

Canadair

CC-109

 

Cosmopolitan

 

CL-66B

2

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 April 1960 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 412 (T) Squadron at RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario.  Seriously damaged in in-flight engine failure, date not clear.

 

last date: 26 May 1970 - Became CAF number 109152

11153

Convair

Canadair

CC-109

 

Cosmopolitan

 

CL-66B

3

 

 

 

 

first date: spring 1960 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 412 (T) Squadron at RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario.  Carried visiting NATO diplomats on tour over Niagara Falls on 25 May 1963.  Badly damaged by ground fire on 5 May 1967, at Atlantic Aviation Canada ramp at Dorval, PQ.  Was there for modifications.  Some parts salvaged: engines, propellers and tail surfaces winding up on 11160.

 

last date: 26 April 1969 - Struck off after fire, later scrapped, see comments

11154

Convair

Canadair

CC-109

 

Cosmopolitan

 

CL-66B

4

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 April 1960 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 412 (T) Squadron at RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario.  To NORAD detachment at Colorado Springs by 1968.

 

last date: 26 May 1970 - Became CAF number 109154.

11155

Convair

Canadair

CC-109

 

Cosmopolitan

 

CL-66B

5

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 June 1960 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 412 (T) Squadron at RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario.  In storage at North Bay, Ontario shortly after Integration.

 

last date: 26 May 1970 - Became CAF number 109155.

11156

Convair

Canadair

CC-109

 

Cosmopolitan

 

CL-66B

6

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 June 1960 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 412 (T) Squadron at RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario.

 

last date: 26 May 1970 - Became CAF number 109155.

11157

Convair

Canadair

CC-109

 

Cosmopolitan

 

CL-66B

7

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 June 1960 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 412 (T) Squadron at RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario.

 

last date: 26 May 1970 - Became CAF number 109155.

11158

Convair

Canadair

CC-109

 

Cosmopolitan

 

CL-66B

8

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 October 1960 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 412 (T) Squadron at RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario.  In storage at North Bay, Ontario shortly after Integration.

 

last date: 26 May 1970 - Became CAF number 109155.

11159

Convair

Canadair

CC-109

 

Cosmopolitan

 

CL-66B

9

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 November 1960 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 412 (T) Squadron at RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario.

 

last date: 26 May 1970 - Became CAF number 109155.

11160

Convair

Canadair

CC-109

 

Cosmopolitan

 

CL-66B

10

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 February 1961 - Taken on strength

 

Last CL-66 airframe built.  Delivered on 3 March 1961.  With No. 412 (T) Squadron at RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario.  Carried Governor General Hon. R. Mitchener and party of 23 to Washington, DC on 7 June 1961.

 

last date: 26 May 1970 - Became CAF number 109160

11161

Convair

converted by Canadair

CC-109

 

Cosmopolitan

 

CL-66C

475

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 September 1962 - Taken on strength

 

Built by Convair as a Model 440, converted to Model 540/CL-66 by Canadair.  Previous identities included N8473H, RCAF 11108 (which see) and CF-LMN.  With No. 412 (T) Squadron at RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario.  Withdrawn from use on 1 April 1966, later sold.  To civil register as N969N with General Motors on 23 August 1966, converted to Model CV580.  To North Central Airlines, then Republic Airlines in 1979, and Northwest Airlines in 1986.  Later owners include Air Resorts Airlines, Cool Air Inc., and R&R Holding.  Reported as N582P, operated by Air Tahoma, at Vancouver in 2006.

 

last date: 16 August 1966 - Struck off.

11162

Convair

converted by Canadair

CC-109

 

Cosmopolitan

 

CL-66C

454(?)

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 April 1962 - Taken on strength

 

Built by Convair as a Model 440, converted to Model 540/CL-66 by Canadair.  Previous identities included N8945H, RCAF 11106 (which see) and CF-LMA.  With No. 412 (T) Squadron at RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario.  Port engine exploded shortly after take off from Malton, Ontario on 19 March 1962.  Lost hydraulics, including flaps and brakes.  Deliberately ground looped on landing to avoid ravine, nose gear and left main gear collapsed.  Civil registrations after sale include N13328, N13328, YV-C-AVP, YV-56C, N90421, N586PL, C-GKFR (1986 to 1997, various owners including Kelowna Flightcraft and Quebecair), and N583P.  Written off as N583P at Cincinnati, Ohio in August 2004 while with Air Tahoma.  Landed short after loss of power on approach, landed one mile short of runway.

 

last date: 7 September 1966 - Struck off, later sold.

11163

Convair

converted by Canadair

CC-109

 

Cosmopolitan

 

CL-66C

462

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 April 1962 - Taken on strength

 

Built by Convair as a Model 440, converted to Model 540/CL-66 by Canadair.  Previous identities included N8446H and CF-MKO.  Had been leased to the RCAF in 1960, as 11107 (which see).  With No. 412 (T) Squadron at RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario.  Withdrawn from use on 1 April 1966.  To civil register as N968N, reported scrapped in May 2003 at Tucson, Arizona.

 

last date: 19 September 1966 - Struck off, later sold.


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