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1300

Cessna

assembled by RCAF

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1448

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 December 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

Assembled by Prairie Airways at Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan from assorted spares and salvage, including the fuselage of 7955.  Retained the Cessna company number of 7955.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  To stored reserve on 24 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 3 June 1945, when it was stored at No. 304 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite at Dauphin, Manitoba.  Noted with 2070:40 total time while at Dauphin.  Sold to Mr. A.J. Leward of Montreal, PQ.

 

last date: 22 June 1946 - Struck off

1301

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 21 August 1939 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

Ex RAF P2155.  Part of first batch of Battles received by the RCAF.  To RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 3 September 1939, for use by Advanced Training School.  To No. 115 (F) Squadron (Auxiliary), at Montreal, PQ, on 23 January 1940.  Back to Trenton on 19 May 1940, after this unit disbanded.  To No. 4 Training Command on 1 November 1940.  To storage on 13 October 1942.

 

last date: 11 January 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

1302

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 21 August 1939 - Taken on strength

 

Ex RAF P2171.  Part of first batch of Battles received by the RCAF.  To RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 3 September 1939, for use by Advanced Training School.  Back to Camp Borden on 18 January 1940.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 April 1940.  Winter conversion kit installed by 16 December 1941.  To No. 6 Repair Depot for overhaul on 12 February 1943.  Scrapped there, apparently never overhauled.

 

last date: 17 January 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

1303

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 21 August 1939 - Taken on strength

 

Ex RAF P2172.  Part of first batch of Battles received by the RCAF.  To RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 3 September 1939, for use by Advanced Training School.  To No. 115 (F) Squadron (Auxiliary), at Montreal, PQ, on 23 January 1940.  Category D2 damage at St. Hubert, PQ at 15:30 on 19 March 1940.  Back to Trenton on 19 May 1940, after this unit disbanded.  To No. 4 Training Command on 11 November 1940, for use by No. 2 Bombing & Gunnery School at Mossbank, Saskatchewan.  Category C2 damage at Mossbank at 12:50 on 20 November 1941.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario on 20 September 1943.  Diverted to No. 9 Repair Depot on 6 January 1944, to complete overhaul.  Pending disposal from 26 July 1944, stored with No. 3 Training Command.

 

last date: 6 November 1944 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

1304

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 21 August 1939 - Taken on strength

 

Ex RAF P2173.  Part of first batch of Battles received by the RCAF.  To RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 7 September 1939, for use by Advanced Training School.  Category A crash at Trenton at 11:00 on 14 October 1939.  Crash site reported as "Snow Road".  Had 48:20 logged time when struck off.  To Station Stores at Trenton on 18 November 1939.

 

last date: 4 December 1939 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

1305

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 21 August 1939 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

Ex RAF P2185.  Part of first batch of Battles received by the RCAF.  To RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 4 September 1939, for use by Advanced Training School.  To RCAF Station Ottawa 6 September 1939, served with Test and Development Establishment, still marked with RAF serial.  Back to Trenton on 25 September 1939.  To Camp Borden with Advanced Training School on 22 January 1940.  To No. 4 Training Command on 28 October 1940.  To storage on 13 October 1942.

 

last date: 11 January 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

1306

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk.  I / IT

 

 

first date: 21 August 1939 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

Ex RAF P2186.  Part of first batch of Battles received by the RCAF.  To RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 3 September 1939, for use by Advanced Training School.  To Camp Borden with this School in January 1940.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 April 1940.  With No. 1 Service Flying Training School at Camp Borden when it was damaged in a force landing on a frozen lake near Perry Sound, Ontario on 10 March 1940.  Instructor S/L J. Hone supervised salvage and repair, then flew the aircraft back to Borden on 14 May.  Received Air Force Cross for this.  Damaged in force landing in Ohio on 28 May 1941 or 1942, reported by No. 4 Bombing & Gunnery School at Fingal, Ontario.  To No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ, and fuselage shipped to Canada Car & Foundry for turret installation, on 26 September 1942.  Converted to Mk. IT with turret by 5 December 1942.  To No. 3 Training Command on 5 December 1943, for use by No. 9 Bombing & Gunnery School at Mont Joli, PQ.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  To storage with Eastern Air Command on 12 May 1945.  By 27 November 1945 on the books of No. 6 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit.  Only Battle of this first batch to survive the war.

 

last date: 17 June 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

1307

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 21 August 1939 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

Ex RAF P2187.  Part of first batch of Battles received by the RCAF.  To RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 4 September 1939, for use by Advanced Training School.  To Camp Borden with this School on 7 February 1940.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 April 1940.  To No. 4 Training Command on 7 November 1940.  To No. 2 Training Command on 19 June 1941, for use by No. 7 Bombing and Gunnery School at RCAF Station Paulson, Manitoba.

 

last date: 11 January 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

1308

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 21 August 1939 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

Ex RAF P2196.  Part of first batch of Battles received by the RCAF.  To RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 4 September 1939, for use by Advanced Training School.  To Camp Borden with this School on 18 January 1940.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 April 1940.  To No. 2 Training Command on 8 June 1940.  To Fleet Aircraft at Fort Erie for overhaul from 6 September 1940 to 22 October 1941.  Received an engine transferred from the RAF account and a winter conversion kit during this time.  To No. 4 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 8 Bombing and Gunnery School at RCAF Station Lethbridge, Alberta.  To storage on 18 November 1942.

 

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

1309

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 29 August 1939 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

Ex RAF P2197.  To RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario in September 1939, for use by Advanced Training School.  To Camp Borden with this School on 18 January 1940.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 April 1940.  To No. 4 Training Command on 28 October 1940.  To No. 2 Training Command on 22 March 1941, for use by  No. 3 Bombing and Gunnery School at RCAF Station MacDonald, Manitoba.

 

last date: 11 January 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

1310

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk.  I / IT

 

 

first date: 29 August 1939 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

Ex RAF P2198.  To RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 7 September 1939, for use by Advanced Training School.  To Camp Borden with this School on 18 January 1940.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 April 1940.  Category C damage at Cooks Bay relief aerodrome at 11:00 on 21 March 1940.  Category C damage at Camp Borden at 11:00 on 29 March 1940.  To storage on 1 April 1940.  Issued from storage on 16 October 1940, for use by  No. 4 Bombing & Gunnery School at Fingal, Ontario.  Category B damage in a forced landing 1/4 mile south of Fingal at 13:30 on 23 April 1942.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario on 5 June 1942 for crash repairs and overhaul.  To No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ on 23 January 1943, fuselage to Canada Car & Foundry on same day, for turret installation.  To storage with No. 3 Training Command on 7 September 1943, as a Mk. IT.  Pending disposal from 26 July 1944.

 

last date: 4 November 1944 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

1311

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk.  I / IT

 

 

first date: 20 September 1939 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

Ex RAF P2233.  To RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 8 November 1939, for use by Advanced Training School.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 April 1940.  Winter conversion kit installed by 12 November 1941.  To No. 3 Training Command on 11 December 1941, for use by No. 9 Bombing & Gunnery School at Mont Joli, PQ.  Category C damage at St. Anaclet, PQ (20 miles south west of Mont Joli aerodrome) at 12:05 on 29 January 1942.  To Fleet Aircraft on 13 May 1942, for crash repairs.  Reported with 613:40 logged time when it arrived.  To No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ on 8 October 1942, fuselage to Canada Car & Foundry on same date for turret installation.  To No. 2 Training Command on 18 February 1943, as a Mk. IT, for use by No. 3 Bombing & Gunnery School at MacDonald, Manitoba.  To storage 3 to 16 April 1943.  Pending disposal from 16 May 1944, stored at No. 3 Bombing & Gunnery School.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.

 

last date: 16 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

1312

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 20 September 1939 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

Ex RAF P2235.  To the Advanced Training School at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 27 October 1939.  Category C damage at North Port (about 15 miles east of Trenton) at 10:00 on 30 December 1939.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 April 1940.  Became Instructional Airframe A 52 on 15 April 1940, for use by No. 1 Technical Training School at Aylmer, Ontario.  Residue retained in whole state at Aylmer, pending instructions from War Assets Corporation.

 

last date: 9 May 1946 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

1313

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 20 September 1939 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

Ex RAF P2236.  To Flying Instructors School at Camp Borden 15 January 1940.  To Advanced Training School at Camp Borden on 6 February 1940.  To No. 1 Training Command on 4 April 1940.  To storage at No. 6 Repair Depot on 16 October 1940.  To No. 4 Training Command on 7 November 1940.  To storage on 13 October 1942.  Became Instructional Airframe A 269 on 9 January 1943, for use by No. 2 Wireless School at Calgary, Alberta.

 

last date: 1 December 1943 - Struck off at No. 10 Repair Depot

1314

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 20 September 1939 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

Ex RAF P2238.  To Advanced Training School at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 19 October 1939.  To Camp Borden with this School on 18 January 1940.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 April 1940.  Became Instructional Airframe A 51 on 8 May 1940, for use at No. 1 Technical Training School at Aylmer, Ontario.  Had 46:15 logged time when struck off.

 

last date: 24 August 1940 - Struck off, reduced to components

1315

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 20 September 1939 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

Ex RAF P2240.  To RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 9 November 1939, for use by Advanced Training School.  To Camp Borden with this School on 18 January 1940.  To RCAF Station Ottawa in early 1940, for use by Test and Development Establishment.  To Trenton for 240 hour engine inspection, 5 to 7 July 1940, then back to Ottawa.  Still with Test and Development Establishment when it crashed 2 miles north-east of the Station, on the Quebec side of the Ottawa River, after the engine failed on  take-off from RCAF Station Rockcliffe at 15:50 on 1 August 1941.  Originally classified as Category B damage.  Ownership to No. 6 Repair Depot at Trenton on 16 August 1941, reclassified as Category A on that date.  Had 257:05 logged time when struck off.

 

last date: 8 December 1941 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

1316

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 20 September 1939 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

Ex RAF P2241.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 April 1940.  To No. 2 Training Command on 1 November 1940, for use at No. 2 Bombing and Gunnery School at Mossbank, Saskatchewan.  Category C damage at Mossbank at 07:50 on 5 July 1941.  Category C4 damage at Mossbank at 23:05 on 11 March 1942, when this aircraft taxied into Battle 1901.  To storage on 13 October 1942.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario on 19 June 1943.  Approval to scrap sent to No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ.

 

last date: 12 April 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

1317

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 3 November 1939 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

Ex RAF P2234.  To Flying Instructors School at Camp Borden on 22 November 1939.  To Advanced Training School at Camp Borden on 2 February 1940.  Category C accident at Camp Borden at 17:00 on 2 March 1940.  Instruction to convert to Instructional Airframe A 56 issued on 20 April 1940 to School of Aeronautical Engineering at Montreal, but cancelled on 18 May 1940.  Issued to No. 1 Technical Training School at Aylmer, Ontario on 27 May 1940, but apparently still at Camp Borden when scrapped.  Had 70:30 logged time when struck off.

 

last date: 12 September 1940 - Struck off, reduced to components

1318

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk.  I / IT

 

 

first date: 3 November 1939 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

Ex RAF P2237.  To Advanced Training School at Camp Borden on 3 February 1940.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 April 1940.  To No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ on 18 August 1942, and fuselage shipped to Canada Car & Foundry for turret installation on same date.  To No. 2 Training Command on 17 October 1942, as a Mk. IT.  Pending disposal from 16 May 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No.3 Bombing & Gunnery School at MacDonald, Manitoba.

 

last date: 16 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

1319

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 3 November 1939 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

Ex RAF P2239.  Operated by No. 115 (F) Squadron (Auxiliary), at Montreal, PQ from 23 January 1940.  To Test and Development Flight at RCAF Station Ottawa on 10 April 1940.  To Air Officer Commanding No. 1 Training Command on 24 May 1940.  To No. 3 Training Command on 11 December 1941, used as a target tug at No. 9 Bombing & Gunnery School at Mont Joli, PQ.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 9 April 1945.  To Eastern Air Command on 3 May 1945, still pending disposal.  By 27 November 1945 on the books of No. 6 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, at Mont Joli.  Noted with 1581:40 total time while in storage.

 

last date: 17 June 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

1320

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 3 November 1939 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

Ex RAF P2242.  To Advanced Training School at Camp Borden, Ontario on 6 February 1940.  To storage at No. 6 Repair Depot at Trenton, 16 October 1940.  To No. 1 Training Command on 12 November 1940.  Ordered converted to Instructional Airframe A 252 on 9 January 1943, but this was apparently cancelled.  Order to scrap approved on 26 January 1943.  To No. 6 Repair Depot for scrapping on 4 February 1943.

 

last date: 3 March 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

1321

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. I

 

 

NA-61

61-1503

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 July 1939 - Taken on strength at Sea Island

 

Delivered to RCAF Station Sea Island, BC on 20 July 1939 by North American pilot Paul Balfour.  Category D damage at North Bay, Ontario in August 1939, while ferrying to Ontario.  At RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario by late August 1939, used by the Advanced Training School.  To Camp Borden with this School officially on 26 January 1940, but also reported with No. 1 Service Flying Training School at Borden on 16 November 1939.  Coded "1" while at Borden.  To RCAF Station Ottawa on 19 June 1940.  To Noorduyn for Noorduyn No. 10 skis installation and "winter equipment" 4 December 1940 to 28 February 1941, with 620:50 airframe time.  Quoted cost of this work was $3,263.34.  Used by Test and Development flight at RCAF Station Rockcliffe to test ski installation, and extended exhaust and improved winter heater, from 28 February to 18 March 1941.  To RCAF Station Trenton on 19 March 1941.  With Central Flying School at Trenton when Category C2 damage was reported at Trenton on 5 July 1941, and Category C6 damage was reported in April 1942.  Classified as Instructional Airframe A 167 on 23 October 1942.  Used by No. 1 Technical Training School at Aylmer, Ontario as a training aid.  Residue held in whole state at Aylmer after scrapping, pending disposal to War Assets Corporation.

 

last date: 9 May 1946 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

1322

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. I

 

 

NA-61

61-1504

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 July 1939 - Taken on strength

 

Delivered to RCAF Station Sea Island, BC on 20 July 1939.  With the Advanced Training School at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario from 11 August 1939.  Category D8 damage at Trenton at 15:40 on 9 September 1939.  Category C damage at Trenton at 14:25 on 4 December 1939, reported by No. 2 Training School.  To No. 1 Training Command on 4 April 1940.  Category C2 damage on 24 January 1942, reported by Central Flying School at Trenton, when it collided with Fawn 205 while both were taxiing.  Classified as Instructional Airframe A 168 on 23 October 1942.  Used by No. 1 Technical Training School at Aylmer, Ontario, where it was eventually scrapped.

 

last date: 14 February 1945 - Struck off

1323

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. I

 

 

NA-61

61-1505

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 July 1939 - Taken on strength at Vancouver

 

To RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 5 August 1939, for use by Advanced Training School.  Category D damage on two occasions at Trenton in September 1939.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 April 1940.  Category A crash at 17:45 on 12 September 1941, 9 1/2 miles north-east of Stirling, Ontario.  Probably serving at Central Flying School, RCAF Station Trenton, at time of crash.

 

last date: 12 November 1941 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

1324

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. I

 

 

NA-61

61-1506

 

 

 

 

first date: 3 August 1939 - Taken on strength at Vancouver

 

Category D damage at Vancouver, on 12 August 1939.  To Flying Training School at Camp Borden, Ontario on 19 September 1939.  Category C8 damage at Camp Borden on 1 November 1939.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 April 1940.  Category C12 damage at Trenton on 11 October 1940.  With Test and Development Flight at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario, dates not known.  Later at Central Flying School, at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario.  Classified as Instructional Airframe A 169 on 23 October 1942.  Used by No. 1 Technical Training School at Aylmer, Ontario.

 

last date: 14 February 1945 - Struck off, scrapped at Aylmer

1325

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. I

 

 

NA-61

61-1507

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 August 1939 - Taken on strength at Vancouver

 

To Camp Borden, Ontario on 25 August 1939, for use by Flying Training School.  To RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 19 September 1939, for use by Advanced Training School.  Category D14 damage at Trenton on 4 November 1939.  Back to Borden on 13 November 1939, for use by Flying Training School.  Category D6 damage at Camp Borden on 20 November 1939.  To Trenton on 18 January 1940, for the Advanced Training School.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 April 1940.  To Noorduyn Aviation on 1 July 1942, for overhaul.  Engine and instruments removed, before being passed to No. 3 Training Command.  To No. 3 Training Command on 26 November 1942, for use by No. 1 Wireless School at Montreal.   Classified as Instructional Airframe A 241 on same day.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 30 August 1945, stored by No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit.  Sold to Brant/Norfolk Flying Club on 13 July 1946, no record of registration.

 

last date: 13 July 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

1326

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. I

 

 

NA-61

61-1508

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 August 1939 - Taken on strength at Vancouver

 

Left RCAF Station Sea Island, BC on 19 August 1939, flown by F/O K. Gordon.  Ferried through North Bay, Ontario on 23 August 1939, en route to Ottawa.  Issued to RCAF Station Camp Borden on same day.  To Advanced Training School at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 25 August 1939.  Category D damage at Trenton at 15:30 on 3 September 1939.  Category B damage at 13:50 on 30 April 1941, while serving at Central Flying School at Trenton.  To Noorduyn for repairs, 5 May to 4 October 1941.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  Classified as Instructional Airframe A 180 on 3 August 1942, to No. 3 Training Command on that date.  To No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ on 1 August 1944, for scrapping.

 

last date: 25 August 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

1327

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. I

 

 

NA-61

61-1509

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 August 1939 - Taken on strength at Vancouver

 

Left RCAF Station Sea Island, BC on 19 August 1939, en route to Ottawa.  At Camp Borden by 23 August 1939.  To RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 25 August 1939.  Back to Borden 20 October 1939.  To No. 1 Training command on 1 April 1940.  Carried code "B" when it was destroyed in a forced landing in a farm field near Thornton, Ontario (10 miles east of Borden) at 10:00 on 6 July 1940.  Had 812:15 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 14 December 1940 - Struck off

1328

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. I

 

 

NA-61

61-1510

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 August 1939 - Taken on strength at Vancouver

 

Left RCAF Station Sea Island, BC on 19 August 1939, en route to Ottawa.  Used at Camp Borden, Ontario from 1 September 1939, coded "A".  To No. 1 Training command on 1 April 1940.  Category C5 damage at Borden at 09:30 on 9 June 1940.  Category C5 damage at Mountain view aerodrome in March 1940, reported by Central Flying School at Trenton.  Classified as Instructional Airframe A 170 on 23 October 1942.  Used by Technical Training School at St. Thomas, Ontario.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still at St. Thomas.

 

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

1329

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. I

 

 

NA-61

61-1511

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 August 1939 - Taken on strength at Vancouver

 

To RCAF Station Camp Borden on 28 August 1939.  To RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 18 January 1940, for use by Flying Training School.  Category B damage at Trenton at 22:50 on 22 May 1940, probable cause listed as electrical short.  To Noorduyn for overhaul, 17 June to 28 September 1940.  Quoted cost was $10,248.46.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.    Category B damage again at Trenton, at 09:30 on 8 January 1941.  To Noorduyn for crash repairs, 27 January to 9 June 1941.  Had 672:35 logged time when it arrived.  To No. 3 Training Command when completed, for temporary use as a training aid at the Aeronautical Engineering School at Montreal.  Classified as Instructional airframe A 140 on 11 October 1941.  To No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ for scrapping on 1 August 1944.

 

last date: 15 September 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

1330

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. I

 

 

NA-61

61-1512

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 August 1939 - Taken on strength at Vancouver

 

To RCAF Station Camp Borden on 30 August 1939, for use by Flying Training School.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 April 1940.  To Noorduyn at Montreal for overhaul, 19 February to 8 May 1942.  To storage with No. 1 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 27 May 1942.  Back to storage on 5 August 1942.  Issued from storage on 25 October 1942, to the No. 1 Comm & Ferry Flight.  Classified as Instructional Airframe A299 on 11 June 1943, used by the Technical Training School at Aylmer, Ontario.  Residue held in whole state at Aylmer, pending instructions for War Assets Corporation.

 

last date: 30 March 1946 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

1331

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. I

 

 

NA-61

61-1513

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 August 1939 - Taken on strength at Vancouver

 

To RCAF Station Camp Borden on 29 August 1939, for use by Flying Training School.  To RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 4 September 1939, for use by Advanced Training School.  Category D8 damage at Trenton in October 1939.  Back to Borden on 13 November 1939.  Category D3 damage at Borden at 08:50 on 8 November 1939.  Category B damage at Belleville, Ontario at 10:20 on 12 January 1941.  To Noorduyn Aviation, June 1942 to 5 March 1943.  To No. 3 Training Command when completed.  Classified as Instructional Airframe A 276 on 5 March 1943.  Later re-classified as 276B.  To storage at No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ on 28 September 1944.  Scheduled for transfer to Royal Canadian Air Cadets, No. 240 Squadron at Montreal, but apparently scrapped by 30 January 1945, before transfer occurred.  Recorded as returned to the RCAF on 15 June 1945.  Error not discovered until 20 January 1961, when aircraft was finally struck off records.

 

last date: 20 January 1961 - Struck off, see comments.

1332

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. I

 

 

NA-61

61-1514

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 August 1939 - Taken on strength at Vancouver

 

To RCAF Station Camp Borden on 9 September 1939, for use by Flying Training School.  Category C1 damage at Camp Borden at 11:50 on 8 December 1939.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 April 1940.  Complete overhaul performed by Noorduyn, 1 June 1940 to 2 June 1941.  Had 428:00 logged time.  Cost of overhaul was $12,308.91.  To No. 1 Training Command at Trenton when completed.  Classified as Instructional Airframe A 300 on 11 June 1943.  Used by Technical Training School at St. Thomas, Ontario, where it was written off.

 

last date: 14 February 1945 - Struck off

1333

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. I

 

 

NA-61

61-1515

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 August 1939 - Taken on strength at Vancouver

 

To Flying Training School at Camp Borden, Ontario on 9 September 1939.  Category D4 damage at Borden at 10:30 on 25 November 1939.  To RCAF Station Trenton on 18 January 1940.  Category C damage at Cobourg, Ontario at 09:31 on 26 May 1940.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 April 1940.  Classified as Instructional Airframe A 172 on 23 October 1942, used by No. 1 Technical Training School at Aylmer, Ontario.  Residue held in whole state at Aylmer, pending instructions for War Assets Corporation.

 

last date: 9 May 1946 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

1334

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. I

 

 

NA-61

61-1516

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 August 1939 - Taken on strength at Vancouver

 

To Flying Training School at Camp Borden, Ontario on 9 September 1939.  To Trenton on 5 December 1939, back to Borden on 19 January 1940.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 April 1940.  Category A accident at Alliston, Ontario at 14:45 on 6 October 1940.  Had 921:40 airframe time when written off.

 

last date: 3 January 1941 - Written off

1335

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. I

 

 

NA-61

61-1517

 

 

 

 

first date: 2 September 1939 - Taken on strength

 

Delivered to RCAF Station Sea Island, BC on 2 September 1939.  To Flying Training School at Camp Borden, Ontario on 9 September 1939.  Category C damage on 6 November 1939, at Camp Borden, Ontario.  To Trenton on 18 January 1940,  used by Central Flying School.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 April 1940.  Category D damage at Trenton in May 1940.  Category C1 damage, 5 miles south-east of Trenton, in July 1941.  Classified as Instructional Airframe A 173 on 23 October 1942, used by No. 1 Technical Training School at Aylmer, Ontario.  Residue held in whole state at Aylmer, pending instructions for War Assets Corporation.

 

last date: 30 March 1946 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

1336

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. I

 

 

NA-61

61-1640

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 November 1939 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

Delivered to Canada by being pushed across the border at Coutts, Alberta in December 1939.  To Flying Training School at Camp Borden, Ontario on 21 November 1939.  Category C7 damage at Borden at 15:35 on 29 January 1940, when undercarriage was retracted too early during takeoff run.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 April 1940.  Category B damage at Borden at 16:45 on 5 June 1940.  Category C1 damage at Borden at 09:35 on 23 November 1940.  Category B damage at 15:30 on 29 June 1941, at Trenton.  To Noorduyn for repairs, 24 July 1941 to 12 March 1942.  To storage with No. 1 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 18 June 1942.  Back to storage on 5 August 1942.  Classified as Instructional Airframe A 301 on 11 June 1943, used by No. 1 Technical Training School at Aylmer, Ontario.  Residue held in whole state at Aylmer, pending instructions for War Assets Corporation.

 

last date: 30 May 1946 - Struck off

1337

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. I

 

 

NA-61

61-1641

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 November 1939 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

To Flying Training School at Camp Borden, Ontario on 21 November 1939.  Category C7 damage at Camp Borden at 10:15 on 2 May 1940.  Partial overhaul at Borden, had 545:00 logged time.  Category C4 damage at the Trenton aerodrome at 11:50 on 25 September 1941.  Classified as Instructional Airframe A 174 on 23 October 1942, used by Technical Training School at St. Thomas, Ontario.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.

 

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

1338

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. I

 

 

NA-61

61-1642

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 November 1939 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

To Flying Training School at Camp Borden, Ontario on 21 October 1939 (this date, or TOS date, may be in error).  To Advanced Training School at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 5 December 1939, back to Borden on 19 January 1940.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 April 1940.  Category C damage at Camp Borden at 16:30 on 18 April 1940.  To Noorduyn for repairs on 11 September 1940, with 492:00 logged time.  To No. 1 Training Command on 25 March 1941, for use by Central Flying School at Trenton.  Category C damage at Borden at 15:55 on 4 August 1941, reported by No. 1 Service Flying Training School.  Category C1 damage at Trenton aerodrome at 11:30 on 24 October 1941, reported by Central Flying School.  To Noorduyn for overhaul, 19 March to 22 July 1942.,  To storage with No. 1 Training Command when completed.  Classified as Instructional Airframe A 302 on 11 June 1943, used by Technical Training School at St. Thomas, Ontario.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.

 

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

1339

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. I

 

 

NA-61

61-1643

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 November 1939 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

To Flying Training School at Camp Borden, Ontario on 21 October 1939 (this date, or TOS date, may be in error).  Ground looped at Borden winter of 1939/40.  To RCAF Station Trenton on 18 January 1940, for use by the Central Flying School.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 April 1940.  Classified as Instructional Airframe A 175 on 23 October 1942, used by Technical Training School at St. Thomas, Ontario.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.

 

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

1340

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. I

 

 

NA-61

61-1644

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 November 1939 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

To Flying Training School at Camp Borden, Ontario on 21 November 1939, coded "J" while there.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 April 1940.  Loaned to Test and Development Flight, RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario from 27 August to 18 October 1940, to develop wireless installations.  Category B damage at 10:00 on 9 June 1941, at Trenton.  To Noorduyn for repairs, 25 June to 25 November 1941.  To No. 3 Training Command when completed.  Delivered to Test & Development Establishment at Rockcliffe on 27 November 1941.   To No. 1 Training Command on 4 December 1941.  To storage on 5 August 1942.  Classified as Instructional Airframe A 303, on 11 June 1943.  Used at No. 1 Technical Training School at Aylmer, Ontario.  Residue retained in whole state at Aylmer after being struck off, pending instructions from War Assets Corporation.

 

last date: 30 March 1946 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

1341

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. I

 

 

NA-61

61-1645

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 November 1939 - Taken on strength at Montreal

 

Taken on strength at No. 115 (F) Squadron (Auxiliary), at Montreal, PQ.  To Camp Borden on 23 January 1940, replaced by Fairey Battle.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 April l1940.  To Noorduyn for complete overhaul, 1 June to 26 September 1940.  quoted cost was $10,444.38.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  Category A damage at 19:30 on 24 November 1940, at Trenton.  Had 426:35 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 27 January 1941 - Struck off after crash, see comments.

1342

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. I

 

 

NA-61

61-1646

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 November 1939 - Taken on strength at Montreal

 

Taken on strength at No. 115 (F) Squadron (Auxiliary), at Montreal, PQ.  To Camp Borden on 23 January 1940, replaced by Fairey Battle.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 April l1940.  Category C4 damage at Trenton at 17:00 on 24 July 1941, while serving with the Central Flying School.  Category C1 damage at Trenton at 16:00 on 9 February 1942.  Category C4 damage at Trenton at 10:30 on 27 May 1942.  Classified as Instructional Airframe A 176 on 23 October 1942.  Used at No. 1 Technical Training School at Aylmer, Ontario.  Residue retained in whole state at Aylmer after being struck off, pending instructions from War Assets Corporation.

 

last date: 9 May 1946 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

1343

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. I

 

 

NA-61

61-1647

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 November 1939 - Taken on strength at Montreal

 

Taken on strength at No. 115 (F) Squadron (Auxiliary), at Montreal, PQ.  To Camp Borden on 23 January 1940, replaced by Fairey Battle.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 April l1940.  Category A crash at Borden at 21:50 on 29 April 1940.  Had 456:25 airframe time when struck off.  Wasp engine retained as a training aid.

 

last date: 12 August 1940 - Struck off, reduced to produce

1344

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. I

 

 

NA-61

61-1648

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 December 1939 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

Category C damage at Porcupine, Ontario at 11:30 on 28 November 1939, while ferrying to Camp Borden.  To Flying Training School at Borden on 30 November 1939.  To Trenton on 18 January 1940.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 April 1940.  Serving with Central Flying School, RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario, when it crashed into the Bay of Quinte at 10:10 on 15 February 1941.  Had 795:45 logged time when struck off.

 

last date: 7 March 1941 - Written off

1345

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. I

 

 

NA-61

61-1649

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 December 1939 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

To Flying Training School at Borden on 30 November 1939.  Category D damage on 8 February 1940, 30 miles south-east of Trenton.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 April 1940.  Category C4 damage at 16:25 on 3 August 1940, reported by Elementary Training School at Camp Borden.  Category B crash at 11:15 on 15 September 1941 at Trenton aerodrome, reported by Central Flying School.  Aircraft stalled and crashed on landing in "very strong gusty wind".  To Noorduyn for repairs on 3 October 1941, scrapped there.

 

last date: 22 December 1942 - Written off, reduced to spares and produce

1346

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. I

 

 

NA-61

61-1650

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 December 1939 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

To Flying Training School at Borden on 30 November 1939.  To Flying Instructors School (later the Central Flying School) at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario from 18 January 1940.  To No. 1 Training command on 1 April 1940.  Category C14 damage at Trenton at 14:00 on 18 February 1941.  Category C2 damage at Trenton aerodrome at 11:00 on 14 June 1941.  Category C1 damage at Trenton aerodrome at 17:00 on 19 October 1941, when it collided while taxiing with Fawn 280.  Category A crash near Belleville, Ontario at 15:00 on 20 December 1941, flew into ground.  Had 262:45 airframe time when struck off.  Left wing salvaged, used to repair 1348.

 

last date: 26 March 1942 - Written off, reduced to spares and produce

1347

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. I

 

 

NA-61

61-1651

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 December 1939 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

To Flying Instructors School at Borden on 30 November 1939.  To RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario with this School on 18 January 1940.  Category C10 damage at Trenton at 08:30 on 19 February 1940.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 April 1940, with Central Flying School at Trenton.  Crashed after striking a weathervane during a night approach at Trenton at 21:45 on 24 May 1940.  Had 262:45 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 26 August 1940 - Written off, reduced to spares and produce

1348

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. I

 

 

NA-61

61-1652

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 December 1939 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

To Flying Instructors School at Borden on 30 November 1939.  To RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario with this School on 18 January 1940.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 April 1940.  Category C damage at Trenton at 12:00 on 17 September 1941, with Central Flying School at the time.  Repaired with left wing from 1346.  Classified as Instructional Airframe A 177 on 23 October 1942.  Used by Technical Training School at St. Thomas, Ontario.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.

 

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

1349

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. I

 

 

NA-61

61-1653

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 December 1939 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

To Flying Training School at Borden on 30 November 1939.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 April 1940.  To RCAF Station Ottawa on 2 July 1940.  Category D2 damage at Borden in August 1940.  Category C damage at Camp Borden at 15:45 on 9 October 1940.  Classified as Instructional Airframe A 178 on 23 October 1942.  Used by Technical Training School at St. Thomas, Ontario.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.

 

last date: 14 February 1945 - Struck off

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