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Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

1350

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. I

 

 

NA-61

61-1654

 

 

 

 

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

 

To Flying Training School at Borden on 30 November 1939.  Category C7 damage at Borden at 14:15 on 13 March 1940.  Category C1 damage at Borden at 11:45 on 7 August 1940.  Category C4 damage at Borden at 10:25 on 14 August 1941.  Category C2 damage at Trenton aerodrome at 11:50 on 18 June 1941, while serving at the Central Flying School, RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario.  Aircraft swung on landing and struck a Fawn, report blamed carelessness of Harvard pilot.  Category C1 damage at 16:45 on 12 July 1941, at Trenton aerodrome.  Category C1 damage at Trenton aerodrome at 07:45 on 25 August 1941.  Category B damage on 17 October 1941, still with Central Flying School.  Assigned to No. 6 Repair Depot at Trenton on 24 October 1941, received there on 5 November 1941.  Classified as Instructional Airframe A 152 on 7 January 1942.  Used by Technical Training School at St. Thomas, Ontario.

 

last date: 30 June 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce at St. Thomas

1351

Hawker

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Hurricane

Mk. I / XIIA

 

 

 

R20000?

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Diverted from RAF contract, was RAF Mk. I AG323.  Delivered to stored reserve, first issued to a unit on 30 April 1942.  Served with No. 128 (F) Squadron at RCAF Stations Sydney, NS and/or Torbay, Newfoundland, 1942/43.  Category B crash at Sydney Aerodrome at 20:15 on 24 July 1942.  Belly landing after pilot failed to lower undercarriage.  To Canada Car & Foundry for conversion to Mk. XIIA 2 to 30 September 1943.  To No. 1 (F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ when completed.  To stored reserve 26 October 1944.  Available for disposal from 21 April 1945.  Had 678:45 airframe time on that date.

 

last date: 12 July 1946 - Struck off, to War assets Corporation for sale

1352

Hawker

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Hurricane

Mk I / XIIA

 

 

 

R20001?

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 January 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Diverted from RAF contract, was RAF Mk. I AG319.  Delivered to stored reserve, first issued on 30 April 1942.  Served with No. 125 (F) Squadron on the East Coast, 1942/1943.  To Canada Car & Foundry for conversion to Mk. XIIA 21 June to 22 July 1943.  To Canadian Training Establishment when complete.  To stored reserve on 26 October 1944.  Available for disposal from 21 April 1945.  Had 614:45 airframe time on that date.

 

last date: 6 November 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale.

1353

Hawker

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Hurricane

Mk. I / XIIA

 

 

 

R20002?

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 January 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Diverted from RAF contract, was RAF Mk. I AG317.  Delivered to stored reserve.  To No. 125 (F) Squadron, probably on 30 April 1942.  Category C damage at 19:30 on 18 June 1942, on No. 3 runway at RCAF Station Torbay, Newfoundland.  To Canada Car & Foundry for conversion to Mk. XIIA 26 July to 9 September 1943.  To No. 1 (F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ when completed.  Category A crash there, date unknown.  Scrapped on site.

 

last date: 25 April 1945 - Struck off

1354

Hawker

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Hurricane

Mk. I

 

 

 

R20003?

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 January 1942 - Taken on strength, reported as "equipped for operational use" on that day

 

Diverted from RAF contract, was RAF Mk. I AG315.  Delivered to stored reserve, first issued on 30 April 1942.  Category A crash on the north side of East Bay, Bras'dor Lake, NS at 19:30 on 16 July 1942.  Pilot had descended through clouds to ascertain position, during climb back to cruise altitude "sharp report was heard followed by white smoke, flame and black smoke", probably engine failure.  Pilot Sgt. D.S. Washburn bailed out.  To No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB for scrapping on 28 July 1942.

 

last date: 6 October 1942 - Struck off, after Category A crash, reduced to spares and produce

1355

Hawker

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Hurricane

Mk. I / XIIA

 

 

 

R20004?

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 January 1942 - Taken on strength, equipped for operational use

 

Diverted from RAF contract, was RAF Mk. I AG318.  Delivered to stored reserve, first issued on 30 April 1942.  Served with No. 128 (F) Squadron at RCAF Stations Sydney, NS and/or Torbay, Newfoundland, 1942/43.  To Canada Car & Foundry for conversion to Mk. XIIA 21 June to 10 August 1943.  To No. 1 Operational Training Unit, RCAF Station Bagotville, Quebec when complete.  To stored reserve with No. 1 Training Command on 7 December 1944.  Available for disposal from 13 April 1946, when it was stored at No. 5 REMU.

 

last date: 3 July 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale.

1356

Hawker

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Hurricane

Mk. I

 

 

 

R20005?

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 January 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Diverted from RAF contract, was RAF Mk. I AG313.  Delivered to stored reserve, first issued on 30 April 1942.  Category B crash on 17 November 1942.  To No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB on 28 November 1942.  Classified as Instructional Airframe A 275 on 5 February 1943.  Used at No. 1 Operational Training Unit, RCAF Station Bagotville, Quebec.  Transferred to No. 333 Air Cadet Squadron, Fredericton, NB, free issue, for use as instructional aid, on 8 December 1944.  Returned to Eastern Air Command 22 July 1946.

 

last date: 29 June 1948 - Struck off

1357

Hawker

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Hurricane

Mk. I / XIIA

 

 

 

R20006?

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 January 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Diverted from RAF contract, Griffin reports it as ex RAF Mk. I AG316, but RAF records have a different history for this aircraft (see below).  To stored reserve.  Category C damage at 17:20 on 29 April 1942, 4 miles south of Grace Harbour, Newfoundland.  Category C damage again at 16:30 on 8 August 1942 at Torbay, while serving with No. 125 (F) Squadron at Torbay, Newfoundland.  To Canada Car & Foundry for conversion to Mk. XIIA, 26 July to 28 August 1943.  Probably to No. 1 Operational Training Unit, RCAF Station Bagotville, Quebec when complete.  To No. 9 Repair Depot on 3 May 1944 for scraping, following a Category A crash.  However, RAF records record AG316, ex RCAF 1357, as in the UK by 22 July 1942, at No. 20 MU at Aston Down.  Became instructional airframe 3580M on 15 February 1943, used by No. 5 School of Technical Training at Locking, UK from 2 March 1943.

 

last date: 13 July 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

1358

Hawker

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Hurricane

Mk. I / XIIA

 

 

 

R20007?

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 January 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Diverted from RAF contract, was RAF Mk. I AG314.  Delivered to stored reserve, issued on 30 April 1942.  Category B damage on 13 May 1942, while serving with No. 125 (F) Squadron, at Sydney, NS.  Gear up dead stick landing on aerodrome, after running out of gas.  To No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB next day for repairs, completed by 16 February 1943.  To Canada Car & Foundry for conversion to Mk. XIIA, 21 June to 12 July 1943.  To No. 1 (F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ when completed.  To No. 9 Repair Depot on 3 November 1943, for scrapping, following Category A crash at St. Honere, PQ.

 

last date: 24 February 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

1359

Hawker

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Hurricane

Mk. I

 

 

 

R20008?

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 January 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Diverted from RAF contract, was RAF Mk. I AG325.  Delivered to stored reserve, issued on 30 April 1942.  Serving with No. 125 (F) Squadron in Newfoundland when it crashed on 16 October 1942, 2 miles west of the wireless station at Bay Bulls, Newfoundland (south of St. John's).  Pilot bailed out at 1,000 feet after engine failure, landed safely in woods.

 

last date: 2 February 1943 - Written off, after Category A crash on 16 October 1942.

1360

Hawker

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Hurricane

Mk. I

 

 

 

R20009?

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 January 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Diverted from RAF contract, was RAF Mk. I AG332.  Delivered to stored reserve, issued on 30 April 1942.  Served with No. 125 (F) Squadron on the East Coast, 1942.  Category A crash at 16:40 on 27 August 1942 at Hopehall, Newfoundland.  Stalled and spun while returning from practice attacks on Canadian Artillery site at Cape Spear.  Was low flying back to base at time of crash.  Pilot Sgt. D.B. Ruggles of Kenora, Ontario was killed.

 

last date: 6 October 1942 - Written off, reduced to spares and produce

1361

Hawker

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Hurricane

Mk. I / XIIA

 

 

 

R20010?

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 January 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Diverted from RAF contract, was RAF Mk. I AG312.  Delivered to stored reserve, issued on 30 April 1942.  To Canada Car & Foundry for conversion to Mk. XIIA, 6 May to 20 August 1943.  To No. 1 (F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ when completed.  Assigned to No. 4 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Scoudouc, NB on 10 November 1943, following Category A crash near Bagotville.  Wreckage buried at crash site.

 

last date: 10 February 1944 - Struck off

1362

Hawker

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Hurricane

Mk. I / XIIA

 

 

 

R20011?

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 January 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Diverted from RAF contract, was RAF Mk. I AG310.  Delivered to stored reserve.  Tested on Noorduyn No. 10 skiis at CC&F factory from 27 April 1942.  Back to Eastern Air Command on 16 May 1942.  To Canada Car & Foundry for conversion to Mk. XIIA, 21 June to 5 August 1943.  To No. 1 (F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ when completed.  Category A crash at Bagotville on 8 March 1944.  Serviceable parts recovered, forwarded to No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB.

 

last date: 9 May 1944 - Struck off, after Category A crash

1363

Hawker

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Hurricane

Mk. I / XIIA

 

 

 

R20012?

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 February 1940? - Taken on strength

 

Diverted from RAF contract, was RAF Mk. I AG309.  Delivered to stored reserve, issued on 30 April 1942.  Served with No. 125 (F) Squadron on the East Coast, 1942/1943.  To Canada Car & Foundry for conversion to Mk. XIIA, 21 June to 16 July 1943.  Category B damage at Rockcliffe on 29 July 1943 while with No. 124 (Ferry) Squadron, while ferrying from Fort William back to Eastern Air Command.  To CC&F at Amherst, NS for repairs, completed 8 March 1944.  To No. 1 (F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ when complete.  To stored reserve 29 November 1944.  Available for disposal from 1 October 1945 (or 1946?).  Stored post war by No. 6 Repair Depot at Dunnville, PQ.

 

last date: 3 July 1947 - Struck off

1364

Hawker

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Hurricane

Mk. I

 

 

 

R20013?

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 February 1940? - Taken on strength

 

Diverted from RAF contract, was RAF Mk. I AG305.  Delivered to stored reserve, issued on 30 April 1942.  Serving with No. 125 (F) Squadron at RCAF Station Torbay, Newfoundland when it crashed into Bauline Bay, Newfoundland at 16:55 on 27 September 1942.  Pilot bailed out due to fumes in cockpit from glycol leak, landed in bay.

 

last date: 7 December 1942 - Written off, after Category A crash

1365

Hawker

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Hurricane

Mk. I / XIIA

 

 

 

R20014?

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Diverted from RAF contract, was RAF Mk. I AG311.  Delivered to stored reserve, issued on 30 April 1942.  To Canada Car & Foundry for conversion to Mk. XIIA, 2 September to 12 November 1943.  To No. 1 (F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ when completed.  Carried name "The Bouncer" in yellow on nose while at the OTU.  To stored reserve on 26 October 1944.  Available for disposal on 18 September 1945, stored at No. 4 REMU at Brantford, Ontario.  Had 498:35 airframe time on that date.  Assigned to No. 6 Repair Depot at Dunnville when struck off.

 

last date: 30 June 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

1366

Hawker

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Hurricane

Mk. I / XIIA

 

 

 

R20015?

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Diverted from RAF contract, was RAF Mk. I AG306.  Delivered to stored reserve, issued on 30 April 1942.  Served with No. 128 (F) Squadron at RCAF Stations Sydney, NS and/or Torbay, Newfoundland, 1942/43.  To Canada Car & Foundry for conversion to Mk. XIIA, 2 September to 12 November 1943.  To No. 1 (F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ when completed.  To stored reserve with No. 3 Training Command on 17 November 1944.  Stored post war at Dunnville, Ontario.  Available for disposal there from 5 March 1946.

 

last date: 3 July 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

1367

Hawker

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Hurricane

Mk. I / XIIA

 

 

 

R20016?

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Diverted from RAF contract, was RAF Mk. I AG307.  Delivered to stored reserve, issued on 30 April 1942.  To Canada Car & Foundry for conversion to Mk. XIIA, 26 July to 9 September 1943.  To No. 1 (F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ when completed.  To stored reserve on 17 November 1944.  Available for disposal from 21 April 1945.  Had 490:40 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 12 July 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

1368

Hawker

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Hurricane

Mk. I

 

 

 

R20017?

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Diverted from RAF contract, was RAF Mk. I AG294.  Delivered to stored reserve, issued on 30 April 1942.  Crashed 6 miles south east of  Sydney, NS aerodrome at 16:30 on 6 August 1942.  Originally classified as Category B, changed to Category A.  Internal glycol leak caused engine to seize and catch fire.  Pilot bailed out, landed safely near Birch Grove, NS.

 

last date: 6 October 1942 - Written off, reduced to spares and produce

1369

Hawker

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Hurricane

Mk. I / XIIA

 

 

 

R20018?

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Diverted from RAF contract, was RAF Mk. I AG327.  Delivered to stored reserve, issued on 30 April 1942.  Serving with No. 127 (F) Squadron when it received Category B damage at Gander aerodrome, Newfoundland at 11:15 on 13 July 1942.  Repaired, returned to Eastern Air Command in May 1943.  To Canada Car & Foundry for conversion to Mk. XIIA, 26 July to 2 September 1943.  To No. 1 (F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ when completed.  To stored reserve on 26 October 1944.  Available for disposal from 21 April 1945.  Had 641:30 airframe time on that date.

 

last date: 12 July 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

1370

Hawker

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Hurricane

Mk. I / XIIA

 

 

 

R20019?

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Diverted from RAF contract, was RAF Mk. I AG330.  Delivered to stored reserve, issued on 30 April 1942.  Serving with No. 127 (F) Squadron when it received Category C damage at Gander, Newfoundland on 27 October 1942.  To Canada Car & Foundry for conversion to Mk. XIIA, 6 May to 20 August 1943.  To No. 1 (F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ when completed.  To stored reserve on 26 October 1944.  Available for disposal from 21 April 1945.  Had 722:20 airframe time on that date.

 

last date: 6 November 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

1371

Hawker

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Hurricane

Mk. I / XIIA

 

 

 

R20020?

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Diverted from RAF contract, was RAF Mk. I AG308.  Delivered to stored reserve, first issued on 30 April 1942.  Category B crash on 29 June 1943 while with No. 128 (F) Squadron at Sydney, NS.  To No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB on 22 June 1943.  Transferred to Canada Car & Foundry at Fort William on 6 July 1943, for conversion to Mk. XIIA.  Returned to Eastern Air Command on 30 August 1943.  Serving with No. 1 Operational Training Unit, RCAF Station Bagotville, Quebec when it crashed on 11 August 1944, Category A.

 

last date: 29 September 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

1372

Hawker

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Hurricane

Mk. I / XIIA

 

 

 

R20021?

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Diverted from RAF contract, was RAF Mk. I AG304.  Delivered to stored reserve, issued no 30 April 1942.  Category C accident at Sydney, NS on 4 February 1943(?) while with No. 128 (F) Squadron.  To Canada Car & Foundry 2 September to 18 November 1943 for conversion to Mk. XIIA.  To No. 1 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Bagotville, Quebec when complete.  Allocated to No. 9 Repair Depot on 18 July 1944 for scrapping after Category A crash.

 

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

1373

Hawker

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Hurricane

Mk. I / XIIA

 

 

 

R20022?

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Diverted from RAF contract, was RAF Mk. I AG326.  Delivered to stored reserve, issued on 30 April 1942.  To Canada Car & Foundry from 2 September to 18 November 1943 for conversion to Mk. XIIA.  To No. 1 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Bagotville, Quebec when completed.  To stored reserve on 17 November 1944.  Available for disposal from 21 April 1945.  Had 480:55 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 12 July 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale.

1374

Hawker

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Hurricane

Mk. I / XIIA

 

 

 

R20023

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Diverted from RAF contract, was RAF Mk. I AG287.  Delivered to stored reserve, issued on 30 April 1942.  Category C crash on the runway at RCAF Station Sydney, NS at 13:35 on 1 July 1942.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Fort William 2 September to 18 November 1943 for conversion to Mk. XIIA.  To No. 1 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Bagotville, Quebec when completed.  Assigned to No. 9 Repair Depot for salvage on 22 April 1944, following a Category A crash.

 

last date: 6 September 1944 - Struck off

1375

Hawker

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Hurricane

Mk. I / XIIA

 

 

 

R20024?

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Diverted from RAF contract, was RAF Mk. I AG295.  Delivered to stored reserve, issued on 30 April 1942.  Served with No. 125 (F) Squadron on the East Coast, 1942/1943.  Category B crash at RCAF Station Sydney, NS at 10:30 on 18 January 1943.  Part of a two ship element, crashed on takeoff, Record Card states "error in judgment of pilot.   No investigation required."  To Canada Car & Foundry for repairs and conversion to Mk. XIIA 30 January to 12 July 1943.  To No. 1 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Bagotville, Quebec when completed.  Category A crash while at No. 1 OTU on 1 October 1944.

 

last date: 27 October 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

1376

Hawker

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Hurricane

Mk. I / XIIA

 

 

 

R20025?

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Diverted from RAF contract, was RAF Mk. I AG296.  Delivered to stored reserve, issued on 30 April 1942.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Fort William 21 June to 5 August 1943 for conversion to Mk. XIIA.  To No. 1 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Bagotville, Quebec when completed.  To stored reserve with No. 3 Training Command on 26 October 1944.  Available for disposal from 21 April 1945.  Had 649:20 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 12 July 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale.

1377

Hawker

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Hurricane

Mk. I / XIIA

 

 

 

R20026?

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Diverted from RAF contract, was RAF Mk. I AG293.  Delivered to stored reserve, issued on 30 April 1942.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Fort William 3 July to 20 September 1943 for conversion to Mk. XIIA.  To No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc on 27 January 1944, for installation of VHF radio.  To No. 1 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Bagotville, Quebec on 31 February 1944.  To stored reserve with No. 3 Training Command on 29 November 1944.  Available for disposal at Dunnville, Ontario from 5 March 1946.

 

last date: 3 July 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale.

1378

Hawker

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Hurricane

Mk. I / XIIA

 

 

 

R20027?

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Diverted from RAF contract, was RAF Mk. I AG299.  Delivered to stored reserve, issued on 30 April 1942.  To Canada Car & Foundry 21 June to 19 August 1943 for conversion to Mk. XIIA.  To No. 1 (F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ when completed.    Category A crash on 21 September 1943 at Port Alfred.  Allocated to No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Johns for scrapping.

 

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

1379

Hawker

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Hurricane

Mk. I / XIIA

 

 

 

R20028?

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Diverted from RAF contract, was RAF Mk. I AG302 (also reported as AG310).  Delivered to stored reserve, issued on 30 April 1942.  Served with No. 128 (F) Squadron at RCAF Stations Sydney, NS and/or Torbay, Newfoundland, 1942/43.  Category C crash at Sydney, possibly on 17 March 1943.  To Canada Car & Foundry 2 September to 18 November 1943 for conversion to Mk. XIIA.  To No. 1 (F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ when completed.  To stored reserve on 26 October 1944.  Available for disposal from 21 April 1945.  Had 517:55 airframe time on that date.

 

last date: 12 July 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

1380

Hawker

Canada Car & Foundry, Fort William

Hurricane

Mk. I / XIIA

 

 

 

R20029?

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 February 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Diverted from RAF contract, was RAF Mk. I AG300.  Delivered to stored reserve, issued on 30 April 1942.  With No. 128 (F) Squadron at Dartmouth, NS in summer of 1942, coded "RA*S".  To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst for repairs on 5 August 1942.  To Fort William from 1 February 1943, for conversion to Mk. XIIA.  Back to Eastern Air Command 21 June 1943, for No. 1 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Bagotville, Quebec.  To No. 9 Repair Depot for scrapping on 10 August 1943, following Category A crash at Gedeon(?), Quebec.

 

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

1381

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. I / 3T

 

 

D-18S

5956

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 March 1944 - Taken on strength at Montreal

 

Ex USAAF C-45B serial number 43-35536.  Noted as UC-45B and "Expediter (sic) 1" in early RCAF documents.  Taken on strength by No. 3 Training Command.  To storage with Western Air Command on 1 July 1944.  Noted then as on loan from Western Hemisphere Organization to BCATP.  To No. 2 Air Command on 16 June 1945, still in storage.  By 27 November 1945 stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at No. 3 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite at Vulcan, Alberta.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for reconditioning and modifications on 19 February 1948, with 124:15 logged time.  To Central Air Command on 2 April 1949.  Shortly after to Air Transport Command, for use by No. 109 (K) Flight at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario.  To Air Defence Command at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ on 27 October 1949.  To No. 6 Repair Depot for fly in repairs, 25 March to 9 June 1950.  To Air Defence Command at St. Hubert when completed.  To stored reserve with No. 6 Repair Depot on 11 April 1951, pending allocation to a contractor.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for reconditioning and modifications, 8 November 1951 to 15 July 1952.  To Training Command when completed.  To MacDonald Brothers for retrofit modifications, 10 May to 21 October 1954.  To Training Command when completed.  Category A crash on 19 April 1957, at Armstrong, Ontario.  Reported by RCAF Station Claresholm, Alberta, where it may have been based.  Struck off by No. 6 Repair Depot.

 

last date: 2 May 1957 - Struck off after crash, see comments.

1382

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. I

 

 

D-18S

6138

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 March 1944 - Taken on strength at Montreal by No. 3 Training Command

 

Ex USAAF C-45B serial number 43-35627.  Noted as UC-45B and "Expediter (sic) 1" in early RCAF documents.  To Eastern Air Command on 10 March 1944.  Used by No. 167 (Comm) Squadron, RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS, 1944.  To storage with Western Air Command on 1 July 1944.  Noted then as on loan from Western Hemisphere Organization to BCATP.  To No. 2 Air Command on 16 June 1945, still in storage.  By 27 November 1945 stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at No. 3 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite at Vulcan, Alberta.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for reconditioning and modifications, 6 February to 20 May 1948, with 163:50 logged time.  To Central Air Command when completed, for use at Flight Training School at RCAF Station Centralia, Ontario.  To storage at Centralia on 28 July 1948, pending allocation to contractor.  Noted on 31 March 1949 with 205:40 total time, 39:50 since overhaul.  To storage with No. 6 Repair Depot on 7 October 1949.

 

last date: 30 November 1949 - Struck off by No. 6 Repair Depot

1383

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. II / 3T

 

 

D-18S

6250

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 April 1944 - Taken on strength by No. 3 Training Command at Montreal

 

Ex USAAF C-45F serial number 43-35683.  To Eastern Air Command on 22 April 1944.  Used by No. 167 (Comm) Squadron, RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS, 1944.  Transferred to BCATP on 1 July 1944, probably for use by No. 34 Operational Training Unit at Pennfield Ridge.  Category C crash at Pennfield Ridge at 17:10 on 23 April 1945.  To workshop reserve at RCAF Station Pennfield Ridge, NB on 24 April 1945, for crash repairs.  Diverted to Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS on 5 May 1945 to complete these repairs.  To storage with Eastern Air Command on 2 October 1945.  To No. 9 (T) Group on 1 June 1946, for use by No. 12 (T) Squadron, RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario.  To No. 435 (T) Squadron, RCAF Station Edmonton, Alberta, 20 August 1946.  To stored reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot on 5 October 1946.  To Central Air Command on 23 September 1947, for use by No. 101 (Comm) Flight.  Noted on 6 January 1948 with 896:05 total time, never overhauled, condition good, fitment standard.  Noted on 1 April 1949 with 1283:55 total time.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft 16 June to 5 December 1952, for modifications.  To Training Command when completed.  To MacDonald Brothers for further modifications 9 March to 7 May 1954.  Noted as Mk. 3T by then.  To Training Command when completed, for use at RCAF Station Centralia, Ontario.  Still at Centralia in 1958.  To active reserve at RCAF Station Lincoln Park, Alberta on 31 January 1961, stored at Claresholm, Alberta.  To Timmins Aircraft in Montreal for overhaul, 13 January 1961.  Noted on 4 February 1961 as "Tentative Selected" for Mutual Aid program.  To storage with No. 6 Repair Depot on 5 January 1962.  Noted in storage at Dunnville, Ontario on 6 February 1962.  To French Air Force, their serial number 35683.  In France, relegated to gate guard at Chateaud by 1972. Moved 5 November 1986 to RSA Museum at Brienne-le-Chateau, France.

 

last date: 19 March 1962 - To French Air Force, under Mutual Aid program.

1384

Beechcraft

 

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Mk. II / 3T

 

 

D-18S

6298

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 May 1944 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command at Vancouver

 

Ex USAAF C-45F serial number 43-35707.  Operated by No. 166 (T) Squadron, RCAF Station Sea Island, 1944.  Served with No. 122 (K) Squadron, west coast.  Transported recovered Japanese balloon bomb from Patricia Bay to Winnipeg, 12 March 1945 while with this unit.  To storage with No. 7 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Abbotsford, BC on 13 April 1946.  To Air Transport Command on 27 July 1948, for use by Air Force Headquarters Practice Flight at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario.  Noted on this date with 1079:30 logged time.  Still with Air Transport Command in April 1949, when it visited London, Ontario.  Noted on 10 April 1949 with 1474:40 logged time, never overhauled.  To Training Command on 25 August 1950, for use at RCAF Station Centralia, Ontario.  To storage with No. 6 Repair Depot on 7 October 1950.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for reconditioning and modifications, 25 October 1951 to 18 November 1952.  to Training Command when completed, for use at RCAF Station MacDonald, Manitoba.  To MacDonald Brothers for further modifications on 25 August 1954.  Noted as Mk. 3T by then.  To Training Command on 5 November 1954.  To Centralia on 10 July 1957 after modifications at Bristol Aircraft in Winnipeg, still with Training Command.  To active reserve with No. 6 Repair Depot on 31 January 1961, stored at Dunnville, Ontario.  To Timmins Aircraft in Montreal for overhaul, 13 June 1961.  Noted on 4 February 1961 as "Tentative Selected" for Mutual Aid program.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot on 5 September 1961.  To active reserve on 23 November 1961, stored at Dunnville.  To stored reserve at Dunnville on 1 March 1962.  Noted with 3536:15 total time when struck off.

 

last date: 19 March 1962 - To French Air Force, under Mutual Aid program.

1385

Beechcraft

 

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Mk. II

 

 

D-18S

6405

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 May 1944 - Taken on strength by No. 3 Training Command at Montreal

 

Ex USAAF C-45F serial number 43-35769.  Used by AFCS, Washington, DC from 28 June 1944.  (This was a joint American and Canadian planning organization in  Washington.)  Category A crash on 26 November 1944, reported by RCAF Washington.

 

last date: 24 April 1945 - Written off after crash

1386

Beechcraft

 

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Mk. II / 3T

 

 

D-18S

6403

 

 

 

 

first date: 22 May 1944 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command

 

Ex USAAF C-45F serial number 43-35768.  Operated by No. 166 (T) Squadron, RCAF Station Sea Island, 1944.  Served with No. 122 (K) Squadron, west coast.  With No. 418 Squadron (Auxiliary) at RCAF Station Edmonton, Alberta in late 1947, reported with 1689:05 total time.  Dual brakes installed by No. 6 Repair Depot, 1 November to 25 November 1947.  Back to 418 Squadron when completed.  Noted on 30 November 1947 with 1702:15 logged time, condition fair, fitment standard.  By 16 February 1948 had 1721:15 total time, dual brakes installed again.  To Central Air Command on 13 April 1948, for use at RCAF Station Centralia, Ontario.  By 31 March 1949 had 2246:15 logged time.  To Aircraft Industries for repairs, 5 September to 4 November 1950.  to storage at No. 6 Repair Depot when completed.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for reconditioning and modifications, 25 October 1951.  To Training Command on 11 August 1952, for use by No. 1 Flying Training School at Centralia.  To MacDonald Brothers for modifications, 9 March to 7 June 1954.  To Training Command when completed, for use at RCAF Station Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  To Air Transport Command on 21 December 1955, for use by No. 4 (T) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario.  Identified as Mk. 3T by then.  To No. 401 (Auxiliary) Squadron at RCAF Station Lachine, PQ (now Dorval Airport), 13 November 1956.  To Air Force Headquarters Practice Flight at Rockcliffe on 13 January 1958.  To Timmins Aviation at Dorval for overhaul, 10 November 1959.  To Training Command at St. Jean, PQ on 8 April 1960.  To Air Defence Command on 15 February 1961, for use by No. 401 Squadron at Montreal.  To Air Transport Command with this Squadron on 7 April 1961.  To active reserve storage at RCAF Station Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on 13 March 1964.  Pending disposal from 28 July 1964.  To civil register when sold, as CF-CPA.  Registration cancelled in 1983, only owner was La Cie De Photo Aerienne, Quebec City.

 

last date: 8 April 1965 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale.

1387

Beechcraft

 

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Mk. II / 3T

 

 

D-18S

6596

 

 

 

 

first date: 13 June 1944 - Taken on strength by No. 3 Training Command at Montreal

 

Ex USAAF C-45F serial number 43-35850.  Delivered to stored reserve, issued from storage on 1 July 1944, probably to No. 12 (T) Squadron.  Visited Washington, DC on 19 May 1945 with this Squadron.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  To No. 9 (T) Group on 15 July 1946, with No. 12 (T) Squadron at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario.  Still with this Squadron when it was renamed No. 412 (K) Squadron on 1 April 1947.  Dual brake installation completed by No. 6 Repair Depot from 7 October 1947 to 5 March 1948, at which time it had 1319:30 logged time.  To Central Air Command when completed, for use at RCAF Station Centralia, Ontario.  On 31 March 1949 reported with 1848:25 logged time, never overhauled.  To Aircraft Industries for inspection and repair of centre section, 5 September to 4 November 1950.  To storage at No. 6 Repair Depot when completed.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for reconditioning and modifications, 19 December 1950 to 5 November 1951.  To Air Defence Command when completed, for use by Auxiliary Squadrons at Toronto.  To MacDonald Brothers for modifications 20 July 1953 to 10 June 1954.  To Training Command for use at RCAF Station Saskatoon, Saskatchewan when completed, identified as Mk. 3T by then.  Noted on 29 April 1959 with 3292:00 logged time, while being overhauled by Bristol Aircraft at Winnipeg.  To RCAF Station Gimli, Manitoba, probably with No. 1 Advanced Flying School, on 19 September 1962.  To RCAF Station Rivers Camp, Manitoba with this unit on 19 September 1963.  Noted as delivered to Rivers by No. 6 Repair Depot on 3 June 1964, probably after repairs or overhaul.  To RCAF Station Portage la Prairie, Manitoba with 1 AFS on 31 July 1964.  To storage with No. 1005 Technical Storage Detachment at Saskatoon on 23 September 1964.  Pending disposal at Saskatoon from 9 October 1964.  To civil register when sold, as CF-SIF, sold to J.H. Labrie of Ponoka, Alberta.  Later registered as C-FSIF.  Owners included L. M. and R. M. Ruelling in the 1970s, Warbirds Holdings 1982 to 1985, and Stan Reynolds Sales Ltd. from 17 September 1992.  Reported at Reynolds Aviation Museum, Wetaskawin, Alberta.

 

last date: 8 April 1965 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale.

1388

Beechcraft

 

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Mk. II / 3T

 

 

D-18S

6602

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 June 1944 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command

 

Ex USAAF C-45F serial number 43-35854.  Identified in early RCAF documents as "Expediter II".  To storage with No. 3 Training Command on 16 June 1944, issued from storage on 1 July 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  To No. 9 (T) Group on 15 July 1946.  Operated by No. 12 (Comm) Squadron, RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario, as a Mk. II, at this time.  Visited Winnipeg, Manitoba on 12 December 1946 while with this unit.  Noted on 14 November 1947 with 1521:45 logged time, still with 412 Squadron.  To No. 6 Repair Depot for dual brake installation, 5 February to 5 March 1948.  To Central Air Command when completed, for use by the Flying Training School at RCAF Station Centralia, Ontario.  Noted on 31 March 1948 with 2039:55 total time.  To Aircraft Industries Ltd. on 5 September 1950, for centre section repairs.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for modifications on 19 December 1950.  To Training Command on 8 February 1951.  Assigned to Training Command at Winnipeg on 11 January 1952, delivered the C&R Flight at Winnipeg on 5 March 1952.  Back to MacDonald Brothers for further modifications 26 May 1953 to 11 March 1954.  To Training Command when completed.  Referred to as Mk. 3T by then.  To storage with No. 6 Repair Depot on 31 January 1956, issued to Training Command at Centralia on 28 March 1956.  With No. 424 (Auxiliary) Squadron at Hamilton, Ontario from 30 September 1958.  To Air Transport Command with this Squadron on 20 August 1959.  To Bristol Aircraft for modifications and overhaul, 30 September 1959 to 1 February 1960.  Had 3108:50 logged time when it arrived.  To Training Command when completed, for use by No. 2 Advanced Flying School at RCAF Station Penhold, Alberta.  To Air Defence Command at RCAF Station Chatham, NB on 25 April 1960.  To RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario on 14 December 1960, still with Air Defence Command.  To active reserve storage with No. 6 Repair Depot at Dunnville, Ontario on 1 April 1964.  Pending disposal at Dunnville from 20 July 1964.  Sold to E. Townsend of Cooksville, Ontario, registered as CF-RWW.  No longer registered by 1976.

 

last date: 18 January 1965 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale.

1389

Beechcraft

 

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Mk. II

 

 

D-18S

7125

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 August 1944 - Taken on strength by No. 3 Training Command at Montreal

 

Ex USAAF C-45F serial number 44-47193.  First used by No. 12 (T) Squadron, RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario, still with this unit post war.  To storage at No. 6 Repair Depot on 16 May 1946.  Pending disposal at Trenton from 8 January 1947.  Classified as Instructional Airframe on 10 February 1947, numbered A 548.

 

last date: 27 April 1954 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale.

1390

Beechcraft

 

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Mk. II / 3T

 

 

D-18S

7155

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 August 1944 - Taken on strength by No. 3 Training Command at Montreal

 

Ex USAAF C-45F serial number 44-47213.  First used by No. 12 (T) Squadron, RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  To Material Command Administrative Unit at RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario on 27 November 1945.  Nosed over on landing, 20 February 1947, still marked in RAF roundels.  See photo in "Sixty Years" by Milberry.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot the next day.  To storage with No. 6 Repair Depot on 1 August 1947.  Noted on 12 November 1947 with 1674:25 logged time when it was moved to workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot.  To Central Flying School at RCAF Station Trenton on 12 December 1947.  Noted on 5 March 1948 with 1752:00 logged time, condition fair, fitment standard.  To No. 6 Repair Depot for repairs, 28 April 1948, with 1789:30 logged time.  To Central Air Command on 24 June 1948, for use by No. 1 flying School at RCAF Station Centralia, Ontario.  Noted on 31 March 1949 with 2180:00 logged time, never overhauled.  Back to No. 6 Repair Depot for dual brake installation, to Training Command on 13 April 1950.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for modifications, 3 to 8 May 1951.  To Training Command when completed, for use at Trenton.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for reconditioning and further modifications, 26 May 1953 to 11 March 1954.  To Training Command when completed, identified as a Mk. 3T by then.  To Bristol Aircraft Winnipeg for overhaul, back to Training Command on 10 July 1957, for use at Centralia.  To active reserve with No. 6 Repair Depot on 31 January 1961, stored at Dunnville, Ontario.  Tentatively identified for Mutual Aid Program on 4 February 1961.  To No. 415 (MP) Squadron at RCAF Station Summerside, PEI on 18 May 1961.  To Timmins Aviation in Montreal for inspection on 27 June 1961, reported with 2936:15 logged time.  To storage at Dunnville on 10 January 1962.

 

last date: 19 March 1962 - To France, under Mutual Aid Program

1391

Beechcraft

 

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Mk. II / 3T

 

 

D-18S

7158

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 August 1944 - Taken on strength by No. 3 Training Command at Montreal

 

Ex USAAF C-45F serial number 44-47215.  Delivered to stored reserve, issued to No. 3 Training Command on 16 September 1944.  To No. 1 Air on 15 January 1945.  To Material Command Administrative Unit at RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario on 27 November 1945.  To storage with No. 6 Repair Depot on 8 November 1946.  Ordered to be prepared for Central Flying School at Trenton on 12 November 1947, when it had 1984:10 logged time.  To Central Flying School on 12 December 1947.  Noted on 15 March 1948 with 2028:45 logged time, condition fair, fitment standard.  Noted on 31 March 1949 with 2518:05 logged time.  To No. 6 Repair Depot for "necessary rectification", to Central Air Command on 14 April 1949.  To No. 6 Repair Depot for dual brake modification, 15 November 1950, then to Training Command at RCAF Station Centralia, Ontario.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for installation of an SCR 522 radio on 31 May 1951, then back to Centralia.  Coded "GP*L" when it was seen at Dorval in 1952.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for reconditioning and modifications, 8 April to 6 October 1953.  To Training Command when completed.  To No. 1 Advanced Flying School at RCAF Station Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan on 6 January 1959.  Tentatively identified for Mutual Aid Program on 4 February 1961.  To workshop reserve at RCAF Station Lincoln Park, Alberta on 5 September 1961.  To No. 6 Repair Depot on 11 October 1961.  To active reserve at Dunnville, Ontario on 23 November 1961, then to stored reserve on 1 March 1962.  Had 3083:50 logged time when struck off.

 

last date: 19 March 1962 - To France, under Mutual Aid Program

1392

Beechcraft

 

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Mk. II / 3T

 

 

D-18S

7159

 

 

 

 

first date: 22 August 1944 - Taken on strength by No. 3 Training Command at Montreal

 

Ex USAAF C-45F serial number 44-47216.  Delivered to stored reserve, issued to No. 3 Training Command on 16 September 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  To Material Command Administrative Unit at RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario on 27 November 1945.  To storage with No. 6 Repair Depot on 12 March 1947.  Allocated to Central Flying School at RCAF Station Trenton on 24 December 1947, with 2014:30 logged time, delivered there on 6 April 1948.  Noted on 31 March 1949 with 2488:40 logged time.  To Aircraft Industries for centre section repairs, 5 September to 4 November 1950.  to storage with No. 6 Repair Depot when completed.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for reconditioning and modifications, 25 October 1951 to 24 September 1952.  To Training Command when completed, for use by No. 1 Advanced Flying School at RCAF Station Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  To MacDonald Brothers for further modifications 10 May to 24 September 1954, then back to Training Command.  To No. 2 Flying Training School at RCAF Station Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan on 10 July 1957.  Back to 1 AFS at Saskatoon on 7 January 1958.  Used at No. 1 Advanced Flying School at Canadian Joint Air Training Centre, Rivers Camp, Manitoba, from September 1962.  To No. 6 Repair Depot for inspection on 17 January 1964, back to 1 AFS.  To RCAF Station Portage, Manitoba with this School on 31 July 1964.  To storage with No. 1005 Technical Storage Detachment at Saskatoon on 11 September 1964.  Available for disposal at Saskatoon from 9 October 1964.  Sold to Hamilton aircraft company of Tucson, Arizona, to US register as N506PA.  Registered to C.G. Wentworth of Paso Robles, CA from 21 January 1998, as a UC-45F.  Reported stored at Antique Aero in Paso Robles, California in 2010.

 

last date: 10 September 1968 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

1393

Beechcraft

 

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Mk. II

 

 

D-18S

7164 (or 1388?)

 

 

 

 

first date: 22 August 1944 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command at Vancouver

 

Ex USAAF C-45F serial number 44-47219.  Delivered to stored reserve.  To No. 2 Air Command on 16 June 1945, still in storage.  To No. 1 Air Command on 27 October 1945, for use by the War Staff College in Toronto, Ontario.  To No. 6 Repair Depot for repairs, 22 May 1947.  Noted on 6 January 1948 as assigned to RCAF Station Trenton, with 3019:15 total time, condition fair, fitment standard.  Noted on 31 March 1949 with 3855:55 total time.  To No. 6 Repair Depot for dual brake installation, 13 April 1950, then to Training Command at RCAF Station Centralia, Ontario.  Crashed 29 May 1951 in a farm field near Centralia.  Farmer W. Koele received George Cross for removing wounded from burning wreckage.

 

last date: 8 June 1951 - Written off,  reduced to spares and produce

1394

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. II

 

 

D-18S

7831

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 October 1944 - Taken on strength by No. 3 Training Command at Montreal

 

Ex USAAF C-45F serial number 44-47425.  Delivered to storage.  To Western Air Command on 8 November 1944.  Used by base flight at RCAF Station Whitehorse, Yukon.  Destroyed in crash near Whitehorse on 23 June 1947

 

last date: 23 June 1947 - Struck off, wreckage to War Assets Corporation for disposal

1395

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. II

 

 

D-18S

7816

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 October 1944 - Taken on strength by No. 3 Training Command at Montreal

 

Ex USAAF C-45F serial number 44-47413.  Delivered to storage.  To Western Air Command on 8 November 1944.  Noted on 1 December 1947 with 1989:45 total time, condition good, fitment standard.  Noted on 1 March 1948 with 2101:35 total time.  Noted in April 1949 with 2511:45 total time.  To Training Command on 27 August 1949.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for installation of SCR522 radio on 7 March 1951.  To Training Command at RCAF Station Centralia, Ontario on 28 March 1951.  Category A crash at RCAF Station Centralia, Ontario on 2 October 1951.

 

last date: 2 October 1951 - To No. 6 Repair Depot for strike off and scrapping

1396

Beechcraft

 

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Mk. II / 3T

 

 

D-18S

7835

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 October 1944 - Taken on strength by No. 3 Training Command at Montreal

 

Ex USAAF C-45F serial number 44-47428.  Delivered to storage.  To Western Air Command on 8 November 1944.  To storage on 26 May 1947.  Issued from storage on 17 September 1947, to a North West Air Command Composite Flight.  Noted on 1 December 1947 with 1643:05 logged time, condition good, fitment standard.  Noted on 1 March 1948 with 1777:15 logged time.  Noted on 1 April 1949 with 2554:35 logged time.  To storage at No. 10 Repair Depot in Calgary on 8 December 1950, pending assignment to contractor in next fiscal year.  On indefinite loan to someone at RCAF Station Winnipeg (possibly an Air Cadet unit) on 31 July 1951.  To storage at No. 25 Air Material Base on 29 August 1951.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for reconditioning and modifications, 13 October 1951 to 15 July 192.  to Training Command when completed, for use at RCAF Station Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for further work, 10 May to 4 October 1954.  To stored reserve at Lincoln Park when completed.  Identified as Mk. 3T by then.  To inactive reserve at Lincoln Park on 11 January 1957.  To No. 418 Squadron (Auxiliary) at RCAF Station Namao, Alberta in February 1958.  To Air Defence Command on 15 February 1961, for use by No. 443 Squadron (Auxiliary) at RCAF Station Sea Island.  To Air Transport Command with this Squadron on 7 April 1961.  To stored reserve at Calgary on 31 January 1963.  To inactive reserve at Calgary on 24 April 1963.  Pending disposal at Calgary from 1 June 1964.  Sold to Northland Airlines of Winnipeg, to civil register as CF-RVL, later as C-FRVL.  Owner from 1971 was Rusty Meyers Flying Service of Fort Frances, Ontario.  Last Certificate of Registration issued 14 June 1991.

 

last date: 5 November 1964 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

1397

Beechcraft

 

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Mk. II / 3T

 

 

D-18S

7811

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 October 1944 - Taken on strength by No. 3 Training Command at Montreal

 

Ex USAAF C-45F serial number 44-47409.  Delivered to storage.  To No. 4 Training Command on 25 October 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, possibly with Central Proving & Experimental Establishment Suffield detachment at that time.  Noted on 1 December 1947 with 829:05 logged time, condition good, fitment standard.  Noted on 1 March 1948 with 883:05 total time.  To No. 10 Repair Depot for modifications, 31 March to 15 April 1948.  Had 899:55 logged time when it arrived.  To North West Air Command when completed, for use by CP&EE detachment at Suffield, Alberta.  Noted on 1 April 1949 with 1162:00 total time.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for modifications 12 September 1952 to 8 April 1953.  To Training Command when completed, for use at RCAF Station Centralia, Ontario.  To MacDonald Brothers for further modifications 11 January to 22 April 1954.  To storage at RCAF Station Lincoln Park, Alberta when completed.  Identified as a Mk. 3T by then.  To No. 418 Squadron (Auxiliary) at RCAF Station Namao, Alberta on 7 February 1958.  To Training Command at RCAF Station Centralia, Ontario on 5 April 1963.  To No. 1 Advanced Flying School at Rivers Camp, Manitoba on 4 June 1963.  To storage with No. 1005 Technical Storage Detachment at Saskatoon on 14 July 1964.  Pending disposal there from 16 September 1964.  Sold to Saskair of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan to civil register as CF-SBD.  No longer registered by 1976.

 

last date: 13 January 1965 - Struck off, later sold.

1398

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. II / 3T

 

 

D-18S

7841

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 October 1944 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command at Vancouver

 

Ex USAAF C-45F serial number 44-47433.  Passed through Winnipeg, on medevac flight to Rochester, Minn., on 18 November 1946.  Noted on 1 December 1947 with 1266:55 logged time, condition fair, fitment standard.  Noted on 1 March 1948 with 1269:25 total time.  To No. 10 Repair Depot for major overhaul, repairs and conversion, 9 June to 2 September 1948.  Had 1279:55 logged time when it arrived.  To North West Air Command when completed.  To Maritime Group on 21 April 1951.  To MacDonald Brothers aircraft for modifications, 12 September 1952 to 27 April 1953.  To Training Command when completed, for use at RCAF Station Aylmer, Ontario.  Delivered to Aylmer on 6 May 1953.  To MacDonald Brothers for further modifications, 9 March to 30 August 1954.  To storage at RCAF Station Lincoln Park, Alberta when completed.  To workshop reserve at Lincoln Park on 6 February 1958, to prepare for return to service.  To No. 406 (Auxiliary) Squadron at Saskatoon on 7 February 1958.  To Training Command for use at the Central Flying School at Saskatoon on 13 February 1961.  Referred to as a Mk. 3T by then.  To base flight at RCAF Station St. Jean, PQ on 19 April 1961.  To storage with No. 6 Repair Depot at Dunnville, Ontario on 10 September 1962.  Back to RCAF Station St. Jean on 23 May 1963.  To No. 1 Advanced Flying School at Rivers Camp, Manitoba on 28 August 1963.  To RCAF Station Portage, Manitoba with this School on 31 July 1964.  To storage with No. 1005 Technical Storage Detachment at Saskatoon on 14 December 1964.  Available for disposal from 30 April 1965.  Sold to Hamilton Aircraft of Tucson, Arizona, to US civil register as N6368.

 

last date: 10 September 1968 - Struck off, sold.

1399

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. II / 3T

 

 

D-18S

7980

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 December 1944 - Taken on strength by No. 3 Training Command at Montreal

 

Ex USAAF C-45F serial number 44-47572.  To AFCS in Washington on 5 December 1944, as replacement for Expeditor 1385 (which see).  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot at Trenton on 22 May 1946.  To storage at Trenton on 6 March 1947.  Noted on 14 November 1947 with 658:05 logged time, to be prepared for use with Flying Training School at Centralia.  Delivered to Centralia on 12 December 1947.  Noted on 1 January 1948 with 674:00 total time, condition good, fitment standard.  To No. 418 (Auxiliary) Squadron at RCAF Station Edmonton, Alberta on 13 April 1948, as a replacement for Expeditor 1386, with 719:40 logged time.  Noted on 1 March 1949 with 984:10 logged time.  Back to Central Flying School at Centralia on 15 September 1949.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft on 11 May 1951, for inspection and repair estimate.  To Training Command on 31 May 1952, for use by Advanced Flying School at RCAF Station Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  To MacDonald Brothers for modifications 21 January to 18 February 1954.  to Training Command when completed.  Identified as a Mk. 3T by then.  To storage at No. 6 Repair Depot on 29 February 1956.  Back to Centralia on 28 March 1956.  To stored reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot on 31 August 1956.  To inactive reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot on 21 November 1956.  Pending disposal from that date.  To Laval Institute of Technology in Montreal as a training aid after being struck off.

 

last date: 6 July 1961 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale


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