click here for larger image
Photograph courtesy of the Canadian Aviation Museum, Ottawa
Canadian Military Aircraft
Serial Numbers
RCAF 151 to 200
Detailed List
click here for larger image
Photograph courtesy of the Canadian Aviation Museum, Ottawa

back to main page
back to RCAF 1 to 1000 main page
to bottom of page

 

Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

151

de Havilland

de Havilland Canada

D.H.60

 

Moth

 

DH.60M

DHC107

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 April 1930 - Taken on strength.

 

Delivered to Camp Borden, taken on strength there.  Purchase price was $5,725.00 for the airframe, plus $1,500.00 for the engine.  Served at Winnipeg in 1930.  Also used at flying boat school at Vancouver from 1930, on floats.  Noted as "modified against corrosion",  probably in 1930 or 1931.  To Boeing Aircraft of Canada in Vancouver for repairs, 7 July 1931, at a cost of $39.30.  To RCAF Station Winnipeg on 3 November 1932.  Noted on 4 December 1932 with 371:35 logged time.  Components from this aircraft intended for use in rebuilding of Moth C-GYYR, not clear if this was actually done.

 

last date: 12 September 1933 - Struck off at Winnipeg, reduced to components

152

de Havilland

de Havilland Canada

D.H.60

 

Moth

 

DH.60M

DHC108

 

 

 

 

first date: 22 April 1930 - Taken on strength at Vancouver

 

Used by Flying Boat School at Vancouver from 1930, on floats.  Back to de Havilland Canada from 28 October to 28 December 1930.  Modified at Boeing Canada for corrosion protection at a cost of $39.30, completed in October 1931.  To RCAF Station Winnipeg on 15 January 1933.  Overhauled at RCAF Station Winnipeg in 1934.  Delivered to Vancouver from 30 October 1934 for use by No. 4 (FB) Squadron at Jericho Beach, when it was noted with 235:15 total time.  Operated by No. 11 (AC) Squadron, later 111 (AC) Squadron (Auxiliary), from Vancouver City Airport and later RCAF Station Sea Island, BC, from 23 November 1934.  Became Instructional Airframe A 17 on 11 January 1938.  To Technical Training School at St. Thomas, Ontario on 30 November 1939.  To No. 2 Training Command on 11 July 1940 without engine, for use as training aid at No. 2 Elementary Flying Training School at Fort William, Ontario.  Free issue to the Dominion Provincial Youth Training School in Winnipeg from 2 February 1942.  Ownership back to No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg on 1 March 1945, for scrapping.

 

last date: 17 May 1945 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

153

de Havilland

de Havilland Canada

D.H.60

 

Moth

 

DH.60M

DHC109

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 March 1930 - Taken on strength at Vancouver

 

Used by Flying Boat School at Vancouver from 1930, on floats, delivered there by rail.  Corrosion proofed at Boeing Canada while with this School, also repaired there at cost of $39.30.  To RCAF Station Winnipeg on 3 November 1932.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg for reconditioning on 17 March 1936, when it was noted with 412:25 logged time.  With No. 8 (GP) Squadron detachment at RCAF Station Winnipeg from 1 October 1936.  Operated by No. 120 (BR) Squadron (Auxiliary) from Regina, Saskatchewan, from 16 April 1937.  Category C damage at Regina on 26 August 1937.  Noted on 30 June 1938 as good condition after minor repairs, 787:00 logged time.  Free issue to Department of Labour Youth Training Plan in Vancouver as a training aid on 15 August 1939.  Became Instructional Airframe A 437 on 25 January 1945, when ownership returned to No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg.  Free issue to No. 111 Air Cadet Squadron at Vancouver on same day.  Ownership again back to No. 8 Repair Depot on 22 July 1946.  To Western Air Command on same day, appears to have remained at No. 111 Air Cadet Squadron, eventual fate unclear.

 

last date: 2 April 1952 - Reported as previously scrapped

154

de Havilland

de Havilland Canada

D.H.60

 

Moth

 

DH.60M

DHC110

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 March 1930 - Taken on strength at Vancouver

 

Loaned to Controller of Civil Aviation from 8 February 1933 to 25 June 1934 as CF-CCD (which see), for use by District Inspector at Vancouver, Carter Guest.  Returned to the RCAF at Vancouver in June 1934.  Assigned to No. 11 (AC) Squadron At Vancouver from 25 June 1934, one of the first four aircraft to this unit, which was one of the first Non Permanent force squadrons to operate aircraft.  To Boeing Aircraft at Vancouver for overhaul, 6 March to 22 May 1936, at a cost of $1,675.00.  Had 482:25 logged time when it arrived there.  To RCAF at Vancouver when completed.  To No. 4 (FB) Squadron at RCAF Station Jericho Beach, BC on 23 May 1936.  Back to  No. 11 (soon renumbered No. 111) (AC) Squadron (Auxiliary), at RCAF Station Sea Island on 26 May 1936.  To Wells Air Harbour of Vancouver,  for inspection and reconditioning prior to civil registration, on 28 June 1939, at a cost of $1,791.50.  Had 887:35 logged time when it arrived.  Loaned to Aero Club of Vancouver from 9 September 1939 as CF-CFT (which see).  Back to RCAF on 21 September 1940, when it was assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan as a training aid.  Became Instructional Airframe A 105 on that date.  May have been free issued to a local college in 1941, records not clear.  Ownership back to No. 8 Repair Depot on 23 September 1944 for write off.

 

last date: 21 December 1944 - Written off

155

de Havilland

de Havilland Canada

D.H.60

 

Moth

 

DH.60M

DHC111

 

 

 

 

first date: 31 March 1930 - Taken on strength at Vancouver

 

Modified against corrosion shortly after arriving on west coast.  To Boeing Aircraft at Vancouver for "slight repair", at a cost of $39.20, completed on 20 October 1931.  To Winnipeg for overhaul, 31 October to 23 November 1934.  Had 139:10 logged time when it arrived.  To No. 4 (FB) Squadron at RCAF Station Jericho Beach, BC when completed, probably for acceptance and ferry back to Vancouver.  To No. 11 (AC) Squadron at Vancouver City Airport on 23 November 1934.  To Wells Air Harbour in Vancouver for modifications, 8 January to 26 February 1937, at a cost of $1,390.00.  Had 531:15 logged time when it arrived.  To No. 4 (FB) Squadron when completed, then back to No. 11 Squadron the next day.  Still with this unit when it became No. 111 (CAC) Squadron (Auxiliary) on 15 November 1937.  To Wells Air Harbour again for overhaul and preparation for civil registration, from 28 June to 7 September 1939.  Cost was $1,855.50, aircraft had 928:10 logged time when it arrived.  To Vancouver Flying Club, registered CF-CFU but still owned by Department of National Defence, when completed.  To No. 2 Training Command on 21 September 1940, for use as a training aid at No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Became Instructional Airframe A 106 on that day.  Free issue to the Youth Training Centre at Medicine Hat, Alberta on 4 October 1941, for use as a training aid.  To No. 4 Training Command at Calgary on 25 January 1944, for scrapping.

 

last date: 25 May 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce by No. 10 Repair Depot

156

de Havilland

de Havilland Canada

D.H.60

 

Moth

 

DH.60GM

DHC112

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 March 1930 - Taken on strength.

 

Ordered on 7 December 1929, at a cost of $5,725.00 for the airframe and $1,500.00 for the engine.  Flown to Vancouver, arriving on 31 March 1930, probably for use at Flying Boat School.  To RCAF Station Winnipeg on 3 November 1932, for overhaul, with 103:45 logged time.  To No. 4 (FB) Squadron at Jericho Beach, BC on 31 October 1934, probably for acceptance and ferry back to Vancouver.  To No. 11 (AC) Squadron (Auxiliary), at Vancouver City Airport on 23 November 1934.  Category B damage in a flying accident on 25 May 1936, struck a wire.  Reported with 401:15 logged time when it crashed.  Scrapping authorized on 16 October 1936.

 

last date: 18 November 1936 - Struck off, reduced to spares

157

de Havilland

de Havilland Canada

D.H.60

 

Moth

 

DH.60GM

DHC101

 

 

 

 

first date: 22 April 1930 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

In use at Camp Borden, Ontario in 1932.  To de Havilland Company in Canada for overhaul, 11 February to 31 March 1932, with 508:15 logged time.  Cost was $1,736.80.  To Camp Borden when completed.  Back to de Havilland for modifications, 10 May to 17 June 1935, at a cost of $1,400.00.  Had 908:45 logged time when it arrived.  To Camp Borden when completed.  To storage in Camp Borden Station workshop hanger on 15 April 1936.  To de Havilland for overhaul, 22 April to 13 August 1939, at a cost of $1,753.00.  Had 1031:55 logged time when it arrived.  To Regina Flying Club when completed, as CF-CGA (which see).  Noted as dual control landplane with standard training equipment, on loan.  To No. 4 Training Command on 30 November 1940, became Instructional airframe A 117 on same day.  Used as an instructional aid at No. 15 Elementary Flying Training School at Regina.  Free issue to War Emergency Training Plan School in Regina, for use as a training aid.  Written off while at that school.

 

last date: 9 September 1944 - Struck off

158

de Havilland

de Havilland Canada

D.H.60

 

Moth

 

DH.60GM

DHC102

 

 

 

 

first date: 22 April 1930 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

To RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 18 April 1932.  To RCAF Station Ottawa on 3 February 1933.  To storage at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ on 6 October 1933.  Back to Ottawa on 21 May 1934.  To St. Hubert on 10 September 1934.  To Ottawa on 16 October 1934.  Modifications performed at Camp Borden, 20 October 1934 to 22 May 1935.  Had 521:20 logged time when work started.  To No. 10, later No. 110 (AC) Squadron (Auxiliary), from De Lesseps Aerodrome, Weston, Ontario, when completed.  To storage at Camp Borden on 11 august 1937.  To de Havilland at Toronto for modifications, 19 April to July 1939, at a cost of $1,630.00.  Had 934:30 logged time when it arrived.  To Toronto Flying Club on loan when completed, registered as CF-CFV (which see).  Noted as a dual control landplane with standard training equipment.  Category B damage at 11:45 on 13 January 1940, when it stalled at low altitude near Aurora, Ontario while being flown by P/O Hampsen.  Category A crash reported while with Toronto Flying Club, this may be the same accident.  Was to return to RCAF as an instructional aid from 11 October 1940, serial A112 reserved, not clear if this was ever actually done.  Reports in some sources of serial A158 being assigned to this airframe are in error, probably result from original RCAF serial 158 being re-assigned to this aircraft after A112 was cancelled.

 

last date: 12 December 1942 - Struck off at the Toronto Flying Club

159

de Havilland

de Havilland Canada

D.H.60

 

Moth

 

DH.60M

DHC103

 

 

 

 

first date: 31 March 1930 - Taken on strength.

 

Caught fire in flight near Camp Borden, Ontario on 15 July 1931, destroyed.

 

last date: 28 September 1931 - Struck off after being destroyed, see details.

160

de Havilland

de Havilland Canada

D.H.60

 

Moth

 

DH.60M

DHC104

 

 

 

 

first date: 22 March 1930 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

First used as a trainer at Camp Borden.  To de Havilland in Toronto for overhaul, 4 May to 27 June 1935, at a cost of $1,508.00.  Had 402:55 logged time when it arrived.  Back to Camp Borden when completed.  Operated by No. 19 (B), later renumbered 119 (B) Squadron (Auxiliary), at Hamilton, Ontario, from September 1937.  Second aircraft with this unit.  To de Havilland for wing slat repairs, 10 to 19 November 1937, back to No. 19 Squadron when completed.  To de Havilland for overhaul and remarking as CF-CFO, 22 April to 12 July 1939.  To Halifax Aero Club on loan from 14 August 1939, still belonged to Department of National Defence.  Had 801:25 logged time at this point.  To No. 3 Training Command on 11 October 1940, for use as a training aid at No. 13 Elementary Flying Training School at St. Eugene, Ontario.  Became Instructional Airfame A 110 on same day.  Free issue to the Galt Aircraft School on 10 January 1942.  To storage at No. 6 Repair Depot on 9 June 1944, pending disposal instructions.  Pending disposal from 31 January 1945, on the books of No. 1 Air Command.

 

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

161

de Havilland

de Havilland Canada

D.H.60

 

Moth

 

DH.60M

DHC105

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 March 1930 - Taken on strength.

 

Category C damage at Camp Borden, Ontario on 13 July 1931.  Operated by No. 120 (BR) Squadron (Auxiliary) from Regina, Saskatchewan, 1937 to 1938.  Eventual fate unclear.

 

last date:  -  ?

162

de Havilland

de Havilland Canada

D.H.60

 

Moth

 

DH.60GM

DHC106

 

 

 

 

first date: 22 March 1930 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden, Ontario

 

To de Havilland Company for overhaul, 26 November 1935 to 25 February 1936, at a cost of $1,532.40.  Had 283:35 logged time when it arrived.  Back to Camp Borden when completed.  Assigned to No. 19 (BR) Squadron at Camp Borden on 28 May 1937, probably for summer training.  Ownership back to Camp Borden on 16 June 1937.  Assigned to No. 10 (AC) Squadron (Auxiliary), at De Lesseps Aerodrome, Weston, Ontario from 12 July 1937 to 7 July 1938, then back to Camp Borden.  Category B damage in a crash at Toronto aerodrome on 26 May 1938.  To the Technical Training School at St. Thomas, Ontario on 28 November 1939, became Instructional airframe A 21 on same day.

 

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

163

de Havilland

de Havilland Canada

D.H.60

 

Moth

 

DH.60M

DHC113

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 March 1930 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

To de Havilland Company for overhaul, 29 August to 13 November 1931, at a cost of $1,730.35.  Had 501:55 logged time when it arrived.  Back to Camp Borden when completed.  To Trenton Air Station on 15 April 1932.  At RCAF Station Ottawa in February 1933, and  when lower main plane was replaced, with a logged time of 731:00.  Category D damage at Ottawa Air Station on 10 August 1934 (was this when lower wing was damaged?).  Modifications performed at the RCAF Depot at Ottawa from 29 August 1935, logged time was 850:55.  Ownership to Ottawa Air Station on 21 May 1936.  Category D damage at Ottawa Air Station on 24 June 1936.  Category B damage reported at Ottawa Air Station on 29 June 1936, not clear if this was a separate accident or a re-classification.  Engine removed on 30 June 1936, no record of any engine being re-installed.  Noted as "put in storage without repairs" at the RCAF No. 1 Aircraft Depot, logged time of 944:35, on 27 July 1936.  Became Instructional airframe A 8 on 10 September 1937.  To No. 19 (BR) Squadron at Hamilton, Ontario on 19 October 1937, for use as a training aid.  To Technical Training School at St. Thomas, Ontario on 24 October 1939.  To No. 6 Elementary Flying Training School at Prince Albert, Saskatchewan on 11 July 1940, as a training aid.  Free issue to Youth Training Centre on 2 December 1941.  Transferred by No. 4 Training Command from WETO School at Edmonton to the War Emergency Training Plan School at Medicine Hat, Alberta on 3 August 1943.  To storage at No. 402 Holding Unit on 28 July 1944, pending disposal instructions.  Stored at No. 3 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit, no dates.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage.  Pending disposal from 26 August 1945.

 

last date: 19 September 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

164

de Havilland

de Havilland Canada

D.H.60

 

Moth

 

DH.60M

DHC114

 

 

 

 

first date: 22 April 1930 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

Purchase price was $4,075.00 for the airframe, plus $1,500.00 for the engine.  First used as trainer at Camp Borden, delivered there by air.  Still there in February 1931, when it was used for first solo of LAC Jack Hunter.  (Hunter would go on to fly Bellancas and Fairchilds, before transferring to the Department of Transport in 1937.  By 1955 he was Superintendent of Flight Operations for all of Transport Canada.)  To de Havilland Company for overhaul and repairs 29 August to 13 November 1931, then back to Camp Borden.  Had 440:55 logged time when it arrived there, cost of work was $1,794.72.  To Winnipeg Air Station on 19 September 1934.  Assigned to No. 12 (AC) Squadron at Winnipeg, Manitoba, from 9 October 1934.  Back to Winnipeg Air Station from 27 June 1935, for overhaul and modifications.  Had 779:30 logged time.  Forced landing on 23 November 1935 following a connecting rod failure.  To No. 8 (GP) Squadron at Winnipeg on 1 May 1936.  Reported with 863:40 logged time in 1937.  Request for transfer to flying club received from Department of Transport on 4 December 1937, approved on 21 December 1937.  To civil register as CF-CFK, assigned to Brandon Flying Club from 6 March 1938 but still owned by Department of National Defence.  Noted on 26 March 1938 as "free issue with no repairs done by RCAF".  Crashed at fair in Moosomin, Saskatchewan on 1 July 1938 (or 7 January 1938?).

 

last date: 26 March 1938 - Struck off

165

de Havilland

de Havilland Canada

D.H.60

 

Moth

 

DH.60M

DHC115

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 April 1930 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

To de Havilland for overhaul, 7 June to 10 July 1935, at a cost of $1,425.00.  Had 381:00 logged time when it arrived.  Back to Camp Borden when completed.  Issued to No. 10 (AC) Squadron (Auxiliary) at De Lesseps Aerodrome, Weston, Ontario on 6 May 1936.  Back to Camp Borden on 17 June 1936.  Category C damage at Camp Borden at 11:30 on 13 June 1938.  To de Havilland again for overhaul on 22 April 1939, with 915:15 logged time.  To Montreal Light Aero Club on 3 August 1939, as CF-CFY.  To Hamilton Flying Club on 1 August 1940.  To No. 1 Training Command at Toronto on 12 December 1940, classified as Instructional Airframe A 122 on same day.  Ordered to be shipped at RCAF expense from No. 12 Elementary Flying Training School at Goderich, Ontario to No. 99 Air Cadet Squadron in Orillia, Ontario on 16 June 1942, for use as an instructional airframe.  Ownership back to No. 1 Training Command on 3 November 1944.  Permission to scrap sent to No. 99 Air Cadet Squadron on 9 November 1944, with metal remains "to be offered to local Salvage Committee".

 

last date: 9 November 1944 - Struck off

166

de Havilland

de Havilland Canada

D.H.60

 

Moth

 

DH.60M

DHC116

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 April 1930 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

To de Havilland for modifications, 4 June to 6 July 1935, at a cost of $521.50.  Had 521:50 logged time when it arrived.  Back to Camp Borden when completed.  Category D damage at Borden at 14:30 on 10 January 1936.  Assigned to No. 18 ( later renumbered No. 118) (B) Squadron (Auxiliary), at Montreal, PQ, on 24 June 1937.  Back to Camp Borden on 10 August 1938.  To de Havilland for overhaul and conversion to civil register, 25 May to 12 July 1939.  To Montreal Light Aero Club when completed, as CF-CFP.  To Kitchener-Waterloo Flying Club on 14 August 1940.  To Hamilton Aero Club on 13 December 1940.  Ownership to No. 1 Training Command on that day, classified as Instructional Airframe A 121.  To No. 20 Elementary Flying Training School at Oshawa, Ontario as a training aid on 24 February 1942.  Also reported as free issue to Edmunstun Aircraft School in Edmunston, NB on that date?  To No. 4 Repair Depot on 5 July 1944.

 

last date: 14 September 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce by No. 4 Repair Depot

167

de Havilland

de Havilland Canada

D.H.60

 

Moth

 

DH.60M

DHC117

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 April 1930 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

To de Havilland for complete over haul on 9 May to 28 June 1935, at a cost of $1,500.00.  Back to Camp Borden when completed.  Operated by No. 119 (B) Squadron (Auxiliary), at Hamilton, Ontario, from November 1937, third aircraft to join this unit.  Formally assigned to C Flight of No. 119 Squadron on 4 March 1938.  Back to Camp Borden on 17 October 1938.  To de Havilland for complete overhaul and conversion to civil markings on 29 May 1939, at a cost of $1,648.00.  To Regina Flying Club as CF-CFQ on 17 July 1939, still owned by Department of National Defence.  Returned to RCAF on 30 November 1940, when taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command at Regina and classified as Instructional Airframe A 118.  To War Emergency Training Plan School in Regina on 13 September 1941, as a training aid.

 

last date: 9 September 1944 - Struck off at the WETP School in Regina

168

de Havilland

de Havilland Canada

D.H.60

 

Moth

 

DH.60M

DHC118

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 May 1930 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

Delivered by air to Camp Borden.  To RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 15 April 1932.  Reported with 175:50 logged time on 1 August 1932.  Back to Borden on 3 August 1932.  Category B crash at Borden, at 09:50 on 3 August 1934.  Had 412:30 logged time when struck off.

 

last date: 25 January 1935 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

169

de Havilland

de Havilland Canada

Puss Moth

 

 

 

D.H.80A

DHC201

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 February 1931 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

Popular name was "Moth Three".  Purchase price was $6,990.00 for the airframe, plus $1,960.00 for the engine.  Delivered by air to Camp Borden.  Used as instrument trainer.  To de Havilland for strengthening of wing struts, completed 30 January 1932 at a cost of $262.00.  To Ottawa Air Station on 3 May 1932, to Depot work shop at Ottawa 2 days later.  Back to Ottawa Air Station on 11 June 1932.  Noted with 191:20 logged time on 15 June 1932.  To de Havilland for further modifications, 3 December 1932 to 10 April 1933.  To Camp Borden when completed.  To Ottawa again on 23 April 1933.  To Regina Airport on 21 June 1933.  To Winnipeg Air Station on 28 July 1933.  Noted with 333:40 logged time during on 31 August 1933.  Complete overhaul at Winnipeg Air Station, completed on 24 November 1933.  Remarked as "651" at this time, probably for loan to RCMP.  To RCAF Station Ottawa on 9 June 1935.  To No. 1 Depot at Ottawa on 1 April 1936.  Application to write off dated 12 August 1936.

 

last date: 14 January 1937 - Struck off, reduced to spares

170

de Havilland

de Havilland Canada

Puss Moth

 

 

 

D.H.80A

DHC202

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 February 1931 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

Popular name was "Moth Three".  Purchase price was $6,990.00 for the airframe, plus $1,960.00 for the engine.  Delivered by air to Camp Borden.  Used as instrument trainer.  Wing bracing struts strengthened by de Havilland at a cost of $262.18, completed 30 January 1932.  To Ottawa Air Station on 3 May 1932.  Reported with 202:20 logged time shortly after it arrived.  To Depot workshops at Ottawa from 5 May to 13 December 1932, then back to Ottawa Air Station.  To No. 1 Depot at Ottawa on 9 June 1933.  Request to write off dated 17 August 1936.

 

last date: 14 January 1937 - Struck off, reduced to spares

171

de Havilland

de Havilland Canada

Puss Moth

 

 

 

D.H.80A

DHC203

 

 

 

 

first date: 2 March 1931 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

Popular name was "Moth Three".  Purchase price was $6,990.00 for the airframe, plus $1,960.00 for the engine.  Delivered by air to Camp Borden.  Used as instrument trainer.  "Slight repairs" completed by de Havilland on 3 December 1931, at a cost of $18.72.  Noted on 8 April 1932 with 258:55 logged time.  To de Havilland for modifications, 3 August 1932, cost of $1,105.00.  To St. Hubert, Quebec on 26 October 1932.      Registration CF-CCI (which see) issued when loaned to Controller of Civil Aviation 1932 to 1935, based out of Montreal.  Crashed during forced landing on Lake Matchi-Manitou in Quebec, on 28 March 1935.  Had 670:25 logged time when struck off.

 

last date: 13 April 1935 - Struck off after crash, some components salvaged

172

de Havilland

de Havilland Canada

Puss Moth

 

 

 

D.H.80A

DHC204

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 April 1931 - Taken on strength.

 

Popular name was "Moth Three".  Purchase price was $6,990.00 for the airframe, plus $1,960.00 for the engine.  Delivered by air to Camp Borden.  Used as instrument trainer.  Took part in 1931 Trans Canada Air Pageant, visiting London, Ontario.  Wing bracing struts strengthened by de Havilland at a cost of $262.00, completed on 30 January 1932.  Noted on 8 April 1932 with 107:35 logged time.  To Winnipeg Air Station on 2 January 1933.  Loaned to Controller of Civil Aviation department at Regina, Saskatchewan on 7 July 1933, temporary registration CF-CCF used.  New engine installed 27 July 1934.  Caught fire while refuelling at Edmonton, Alberta on 3 September 1934.  Tail wheel and exhaust pipe salvaged, to Controller of Civil Aviation stores.

 

last date: 20 September 1934 - Struck off after fire, see comments

173

de Havilland

de Havilland Canada

Puss Moth

 

 

 

D.H.80A

DHC205

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 March 1931 - Taken on strength.

 

Popular name was "Moth Three".  Used as instrument trainer.  Loaned to Royal Canadian Mounted Police aviation department in 1932 and/or 1933, probably retained RCAF serials and markings.

 

last date: 12 August 1936 - Struck off, reduced to spares.

174

de Havilland

de Havilland Canada

Puss Moth

 

 

 

D.H.80A

DHC206

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 March 1931 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

Popular name was "Moth Three".  Purchase price was $6,990.00 for the airframe, plus $1,960.00 for the engine.  Delivered by air to Camp Borden.  Used as instrument trainer.  Wing bracing struts strengthened by de Havilland, 1 to 21 September 1931, at a cost of $262.08.  To de Havilland for modifications, 1 December 1932 to 18 March 1933.  Had 182:40 logged time when it arrived, cost was $1,359.72.  Back to Camp Borden when completed.  To Trenton Air Station on 30 June 1933.  Classified as instructional airframe A5 on 23 July 1936, transferred to Technical Training School at St. Thomas, Ontario on same date.

 

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

175

de Havilland

de Havilland Canada

Puss Moth

 

 

 

D.H.80A

DHC207

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 March 1931 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

Ordered with quick release doors, rear seat, and blind flying equipment.  Popular name was "Moth Three".  Purchase price was $6,990.00 for the airframe, plus $1,960.00 for the engine.  Delivered by air to Camp Borden.  Used as instrument trainer.  To de Havilland 17 to 28 September 1931 for strengthening of wing struts, then back to Camp Borden.  Noted with 184:00 logged time on 1 April 1932.  Fuselage repairs carried out at Borden, from 13 April 1932.  Noted with 188:50 logged time on 28 November 1932.  To de Havilland again on 10 October 1934, for overhaul and conversion to civil register.  Registration CF-CCL (which see) issued when loaned to Director of Civil Aviation at St. Hubert, PQ from 29 January 1935.  Noted on 31 August 1935 with 306:30 logged time.  Returned to RCAF at Ottawa Air Station on 27 April 1936.

 

last date: 21 January 1937 - Struck off, having been reduced to spares in June 1936

176

de Havilland

de Havilland Canada

Puss Moth

 

 

 

D.H.80A

DHC211

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 April 1931 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

Ordered with quick release doors and wheel brakes (no blind flying equipment).  Popular name was "Moth Three".  Purchase price was $6,990.00 for the airframe, plus $1,960.00 for the engine.  Delivered by air to Camp Borden. To de Havilland 17 to 28 September 1931 for strengthening of wing struts, then back to Camp Borden.  Noted on 1 April 1932 with 145:35 logged time.  To de Havilland December 1932 to 17 March 1933, for modifications.  Back to Borden when completed.  To Ottawa Air Station on 2 July 1933.  Noted on 30 August 1934 with 286:00 logged time.  To No. 1 Depot at Ottawa for scrapping on 1 April 1936.

 

last date: 14 January 1937 - Struck off, reduced to spares

177

de Havilland

de Havilland Canada

Puss Moth

 

 

 

D.H.80A

DHC209

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 March 1931 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

Ordered with quick release doors and blind flying equipment.  Popular name was "Moth Three".  Purchase price was $6,990.00 for the airframe, plus $1,960.00 for the engine.  Delivered by air to Camp Borden.  Used as instrument trainer.  To de Havilland 26 September to 7 October 1931 for strengthening of wing struts, then back to Camp Borden.  Noted on 28 November 1932 with 145:00 logged time.  To de Havilland for overhaul and modifications, 2 December 1932 to 17 March 1933.  To Camp Borden when completed.  To Ottawa Air Station on 24 June 1933.  Registration CF-CCJ (which see) issued when loaned to Director of Civil Aviation at Toronto from 26 June 1933.  To St. Hubert on 1 July 1933.  Partial overhaul by de Havilland in October 1934.  Destroyed in National Air Transport hanger fire at Barker Airport in Toronto in the evening of 12 November 1935.

 

last date: 12 November 1935 - Written off after fire, see text.

178

de Havilland

de Havilland Canada

Puss Moth

 

 

 

D.H.80A

DHC210

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 April 1931 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

Ordered with quick release doors, rear seat, and blind flying equipment.  Popular name was "Moth Three".  Purchase price was $6,990.00 for the airframe, plus $1,960.00 for the engine.  Delivered by air to Camp Borden.  Used as instrument trainer.  To de Havilland for strengthening of wing brace struts, 26 September to 9 October 1931.  Back to Borden when completed.  Tailskid and rudder repaired by de Havilland from 3 December 1931, at a cost of $18.20.  Noted on 28 November 1932 with 152:30 logged time.  Temporary registration CF-CCK (which see) issued on 9 February 1934 for loan to Director of Civil Aviation at Vancouver, BC.  To de Havilland Canada at Toronto on 17 February 1943, for partial overhaul, "aerobatic modifications", and application of civil markings.  To storage at St. Hubert, PQ on 28 March 1934.  To Vancouver on 25 May 1934.  Salvaged components to No. 1 Depot at Ottawa, WOC (Without Compensation?), on 23 April 1937.  Had 354:25 logged time when struck off.

 

last date: 23 April 1937 - Struck off, having been reduced to spares on 8 April 1936.

179

de Havilland

de Havilland Canada

Puss Moth

 

 

 

D.H.80A

DHC208

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 April 1931 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

Popular name was "Moth Three".  Purchase price was $6,990.00 for the airframe, plus $1,960.00 for the engine.  Delivered by air to Camp Borden.  Used as instrument trainer.  To Ottawa Air Station on 30 June 1931.  Back to Borden on 15 September 1931.  Crashed at Peterborough, Ontario on 16 November 1931.  Had 16:35 logged time when it crashed.  To de Havilland from 21 November 1931 to 31 March 1932 for repairs and "all modifications", at a cost of $3,376.00.  Back to Borden when completed.  Noted on 4 September 1932 with 32:30 logged time.  Had 386:45 logged time when struck off.

 

last date: 16 September 1936 - Scrapped, by burning at Camp Borden

180

de Havilland

de Havilland Canada

Puss Moth

 

 

 

D.H.80A

DHC212

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 April 1931 - Taken on strength

 

Used as instrument trainer.  Popular name was ""Moth Three".  To civil register with DND, for use by Toronto Flying Club, as CF-CDN (which see) in March 1934.

 

last date: 2 October 1936 - Sold to Toronto Flying Club

181

de Havilland

de Havilland Canada

Puss Moth

 

 

 

D.H.80A

DHC213

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 April 1931 - Taken on strength

 

Popular name was "Moth Three".  Purchase price was $6,990.00 for the airframe, plus $1,960.00 for the engine.  Delivered by air to Camp Borden.  Cowling and heater pipe repaired in December 1931 by de Havilland, at a cost of $9.36.  Wing struts strengthened by de Havilland in January 1932, at a cost of $262.08.  Noted on 8 April 1932 with 246:15 logged time.  Noted on 12 January 1933 with 335:45 logged time.  To de Havilland from 10 October to 3 December 1934, for overhaul and application of civil markings.  Registration CF-CCM (which see) issued when loaned to Director of Civil Aviation, 1934 to 1936.  With Calgary Institute of Technology (later Southern Alberta Institute of Technology) from September 1936, less engine, airscrew and instruments, as training aid.

 

last date: 4 December 1934 - Struck off

182

Fairchild

Fairchild, Longueuil

71B

 

 

 

 

FAC 7

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 June 1931 - Taken on strength

 

Became 646, date unknown.  Sold to Canadian Airways.

 

last date: 9 October 1940 - Struck off, probably as 646

183

Fairchild

Fairchild, Longueuil

71B

 

 

 

 

FAC 8

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 June 1931 - Taken on strength.

 

Became 647, date unknown.

 

last date: 16 October 1941 - Struck off, probably as 647.

184

Avro

 

Tutor

 

 

 

621

506

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 August 1931 - Taken on strength at RCAF Station Borden, Ontario

 

Used for pilot training at Borden.  To RCAF Station Ottawa on 26 November 1935.  To Armstrong Siddeley for overhaul, 1 May 1936 to 16 August 1937, at a cost of $7,371.87.  Had 583:05 logged time when it arrived.  To RCAF Station Ottawa when completed.  Transferred to RCAF Station Winnipeg on 24 August 1937, arrived there by 3 September 1937.  Operated by No. 12 (AC) Squadron (No. 112 (AC) Sdn. (Aux.) from 15 November 1937), Winnipeg, Manitoba.  Category B crash on 16 May 1938, 21 miles from Selkirk, Manitoba.  To MacDonald Brothers in Winnipeg for crash repairs, 24 June to 12 July 1938, at a cost of $665.00.  To RCAF Station Winnipeg when completed.  To Training Command on 8 February 1940.  Became Instructional Airframe A 93 on 11 September 1940, used at the Technical Training School at St. Thomas, Ontario.  Scrapped at St. Thomas.

 

last date: 23 June 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

185

Avro

 

Tutor

 

 

 

621

510

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 August 1931 - Taken on strength at RCAF Station Borden

 

Ordered 18 December 1930, from Ottawa Car.  Cost new was $9,039.50 (airframe) plus $4,550.00 (engine).  Used for pilot training at Borden.  Had logged 105:05 flying time by May 1932.  To RCAF Station Ottawa on 26 November 1935.  To Armstrong Siddeley Motors for complete overhaul, 1 May 1936 to 16 August 1937, at a cost of $7,399.57.  Had 502:44 logged time when it arrived.  To RCAF Station Ottawa when completed.  Operated by No. 11 (later No. 111) (AC) Squadron (Auxiliary), from RCAF Station Sea Island, BC, from 1 October 1937.  Had logged 851:00 flying time by end of 1939.  To Western Air Command on 1 April 1940.  Later became Instructional airframe A 435.  Free issue to the Youth Training School at Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan on 1 July 1940.  Returned to No. 4 Training Command on 1 November 1944.  Ownership to No. 10 Repair Depot on 6 November 1944 for scrapping.  Scrapped at the Youth Training School, 13 to 17 November 1945, by a mobile party from No. 10 Repair Depot at Calgary.

 

last date: 17 September 1945 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

186

Avro

 

Tutor

 

 

 

621

508

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 August 1931 - Taken on strength.

 

Taken on strength at Camp Borden, Ontario, used for pilot training there.  Category C damage at St. Catharines, Ontario airport on 31 May 1934.  Overhauled at Camp Borden, with 319:23 logged time, completed on 21 July 1935.  Remained at Camp Borden when completed.  To storage at Borden on 22 April 1936.  To Armstrong Siddeley in Canada for major overhaul on 27 September 1937, with 397:25 logged time.  Completed on 27 July 1939, at a cost of $8,049.30, to RCAF Station Ottawa.  Operated by No. 110 (AC) Squadron (Auxiliary), from De Lesseps Aerodrome, Weston, Ontario, from 1 August 1939.  To Training Command on 8 January 1940, for use at Technical Training School at St. Thomas, Ontario.  Became Instructional Airframe A 31 on 11 July 1940.

 

last date: 12 October 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce at St. Thomas

187

Avro

 

Tutor

 

 

 

621

509

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 August 1931 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden, Ontario

 

First used for pilot training at Camp Borden.  To Ottawa Car for reconditioning, 23 November 1931 to 2 May 1932, at a cost of $1,256.74.  Had 62:40 logged time when it arrived.  Back to Camp Borden when completed.  Category C damage at Borden on 2 April 1935.  To RCAF Station Ottawa on 26 November 1935.  To Armstrong Siddeley in Canada for overhaul, 5 May 1936 to 23 September 1937, at a cost of $7,306.09.  Had 524:08 logged time when it arrived.  To No. 7 (GP) Squadron at RCAF Station Ottawa when completed.  To No. 11 (AC) Squadron (Auxiliary), at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC (later No. 111 (CAC) Squadron) on 1 October 1937.  Also assigned to Vancouver Aerodrome Flight on same date.  Category D damage at Vancouver City Air Port at 13:45 on 4 December 1938. To No. 1 Training Command on 21 February 1940, for use at No. 1 Technical Training School at St. Thomas, Ontario.  Designated Instructional Airframe A 47 on 11 July 1940.

 

last date: 23 June 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce at St. Thomas

188

Avro

 

Tutor

 

 

 

621

511

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 September 1931 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

First used for pilot training at Camp Borden.  To Ottawa Car on 24 February 1932, unknown duration or reason.  With the Test and Development Flight at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario, dates not known.  To Armstrong Siddeley in Canada for reconditioning, 3 May 1936 to 13 November 1937, at a cost of $7,227.67.  Had 421:00 logged time when it arrived.  To Rockcliffe when completed.  To No. 110 (AC) Squadron (Auxiliary), from De Lesseps Aerodrome, Weston, Ontario on 21 September 1939.  Category B crash in Weston, at 13:40 on 11 December 1938.  To Ottawa Car for crash repairs, 17 January 1939 to 16 September 1939, at a cost of $2,892.26.  Had 495:50 logged time when it arrived.  To RCAF Station Ottawa when completed.  Became Instructional Airframe A 32 on 11 July 1940.  Used at No. 1 Technical Training School at St. Thomas, Ontario.

 

last date: 14 October 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce at St. Thomas

189

Avro

 

Tutor

 

 

 

621

507

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 July 1931 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

First used for pilot training at Camp Borden.  To Armstrong Siddeley in Canada for "all mods", 7 May 1936 to 30 October 1937, at a cost of $7,551.27.  Had 645:17 logged time when it arrived.  To Rockcliffe for rigging when completed, then to No. 7 (GP) Squadron at RCAF Station Ottawa.  Probably with No. 10 (AC) Squadron (Auxiliary) at Weston after this, but not confirmed.  Took part in summer exercises at Camp Borden, Ontario, 1938.  To Ottawa Car for further work, 13 December 1938 to 31 May 1939, at a cost of $2,961.28.  Had 861:37 total time when it arrived.  To RCAF Station Ottawa when completed.  To No. 110 (AC) Squadron (Auxiliary), from De Lesseps Aerodrome, Weston, Ontario, also on 31 May 1939.  To the Technical Training School at St. Thomas, Ontario on 9 January 1940.  Became Instructional Airframe A 33 on 11 July 1940.

 

last date: 12 October 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce at St. Thomas

190

Fleet

 

Fawn

I

 

 

Model 7B

11

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 April 1931 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

Operated at Camp Borden, Ontario in 1931.  Category A damage reported at Camp Borden in June 1931.  Request to scrap dated 27 August 1931, approved on 5 October 1931.  Engine and instruments salvaged.  Reported with No. 119 (B) Squadron (Auxiliary), at Hamilton, Ontario, June 1938 to November 1939, first Fawn received by this squadron, but must be a typo.

 

last date: 5 October 1931 - Struck off, reduced to produce

191

Fleet

 

Fawn

I

 

 

Model 7B

12

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 April 1931 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

Overhauled at Camp Borden in 1931.  To Trenton on 16 October 1931.  Back to Borden on 13 July 1935, for use by B Flight of Flying Training School.  Category D damage at Camp Borden in July 1935.  To Trenton in June 1937.  Reconditioned by Fleet Aircraft from December 1937, when it was reported with 1058:20 logged time.  Back to Trenton when completed.  To Borden in March 1939.  Loaned to Edmonton Flying Club, registered as CF-CGF, from 9 October 1939.  Back to No. 1 Training Command at Toronto on 6 December 1939.  Complete overhaul by Fleet from February to April 1941, at a cost of $3,792.62.  Reported with 2160:35 logged time when it arrived at Fleet.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed, for use at Trenton.  Category D damage at Kingston at 15:00 on 4 April 1941, reported by No. 31 Service Flying Training School.  Loaned to Curtiss Reid in Montreal from 14 April 1941, used for training civilian instructors for the Elementary Flying Training Schools.  Back to No. 1 Training Command on 1 May 1941.  To Central Flying School at Trenton on 7 July 1941.  Category C12 damage at Trenton at 10:45 on 7 August 1941, reported by Central Flying School.  Became Instructional Airframe A 207, probably in 1942 or 1943.  With Technical Training School in St. Thomas from 9 April 1943.  May have been scrapped in October 1943.  Eventual fate not clear, apparently even to the RCAF.  Ownership to No. 1 Air Command on 22 July 1946.  "Accounting action" ordered on 22 April 1947.

 

last date: 1949 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

192

Fleet

 

Fawn

I

 

 

Model 7B

13

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 April 1931 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

Photo in Canadian Aircraft Since 1909.  To Trenton on 16 October 1931, back to Borden on 31 May 1934.  Category C damage at Camp Borden in November 1935.  To storage at Borden in September 1936.  Fabric replaced at Camp Borden in October 1936, when it was reported with 371:05 logged time.  Overhauled at Borden from May 1937.  To Trenton on 21 June 1937.  With B Flight of the Flying Training School from 5 October 1937.  To D Flight on 8 February 1938.  Back to Camp Borden in April 1939, for use by A Flight of Flying Training School.  Complete overhaul by Fleet Aircraft from November 1939, when it was reported with 923:20 logged time.  Back to Camp Borden on 26 January 1940.  To Trenton in February 1941.  Overhauled by Fleet from 20 August 1941, when it was reported with 1764:15 logged time.  To No. 1 Training Command on 29 December 1941.  Later became Instructional Airframe A 208, probably in 1942 or 1943.  At the Technical Training School at St. Thomas by 9 April 1943.  Ownership to No. 1 Air Command on 22 July 1946, with the note "confirmed no record at Camp Borden".

 

last date: 27 October 1943 - This may be date of conversion to training aid, eventual fate unclear

193

Fleet

 

Fawn

I

 

 

Model 7B/7G

14

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 April 1931 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

Converted to Model 7G with Gipsy III in line engine in August 1931, after accident, no change in RCAF designation.  Photo as 7G in Canadian Aircraft Since 1909.  Used for engine tests in Canada and at Consolidated Aircraft in the US.  Complete overhaul by Fleet Aircraft 11 September to 4 November 1931, including conversion back to Model 7B at a cost of $772.35.  Had 96:00 logged time when it arrived. To Fleet Aircraft for conversion to Armstrong Whitworth Civet engine in January 1935, with 319:00 logged time.  Tests by RCAF and Fleet from April 1935.  To Fleet again for further modifications in November 1935, with 382:10 logged time.  Further modifications by Fleet from 6 August 1936, when it had 425:40 logged time.  Probably back to Standard Model 7B configuration from this time.  Complete overhaul by Fleet in 1939, with 1197:50 logged time.  To RCAF Station Trenton on 7 February 1940.  Loaned to Hamilton Flying Club from April to December 1940, then back to No. 1 Training Command.  Category C2 damage at Roblin Lake, Ontario (25 miles north-east of Trenton) at 10:00 on 1 September 1941, while with Central Flying School.  To storage from 17 September 1942.  Became Instructional Airframe A 209 around this time.  By 9 April 1943 at the Technical Training School at St. Thomas, Ontario.  Ownership to No. 1 Air Command on 22 July 1946.  May have been loaned to Air Cadet Squadron at this time, records hard to read.

 

last date: 14 October 1948 - Struck off

194

Fleet

 

Fawn

I

 

 

Model 7B

15

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 April 1931 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

To Trenton on 16 October 1931.  To Ottawa Air Station on 3 August 1934.  Back to Borden on 24 November 1934.  Overhauled at Borden, 19 to 24 June 1935.  Had 512:50 logged time.  With A flight of Flying Training School from 10 March 1937.  Category A accident at Borden on 15 March 1937.  To stores at Borden, unserviceable, on 6 April 1937.  To No. 2 Technical Training School at Borden as a training aid on 9 July 1939.  Probably classified as A9 at that time.  To the Technical Training School at St. Thomas, Ontario on 20 November 1939.

 

last date: 12 July 1940 - Struck off

195

Fleet

 

Fawn

I

 

 

Model 7B

16

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 April 1931 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

Trials with fixed "coupe" canopy, dates unknown.  Used at Camp Borden, Ontario in 1931.  To Trenton on 16 October 1931.  Back to Borden on 24 April 1933.  To Trenton on 21 June 1937.  To Fleet in late 1937, possibly for canopy trials.  Complete overhaul by Fleet Aircraft from April to August 1938, at a cost of $2,861.81.  Had 694:00 logged time.  To Trenton when completed.  To Borden in March 1939, for use by C Flight.  Temporary civil registration CF-CGG issued on 27 November 1939, for use by St. Catharines Flying Club.  Back to RCAF in December 1940.  Overhauled again by Fleet at Fort Erie from January 1941 to 26 March 1941.  Had 1584:05 logged time.  To Patterson & Hill at Toronto when completed, for use as a trainer, probably still with civil registration.  Back at Fleet from 1 August to 16 October 1941, then to No. 1 Training Command.  To Patterson & Hill for repairs, following Category B crash at Trenton in February 1942.  Struck a snow ridge and overturned while landing.  Noted then with 2021:50 logged time.  To No. 1 Training Command on 22 July 1942.  Later became Instructional Airframe A 210.  To Technical Training School at St. Thomas, Ontario on 9 April 1943.  Re-classified as C 210 on 9 March 1945.  Residue retained at St. Thomas after scrapping, awaiting instructions from War Assets Corporation.

 

last date: 29 May 1946 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

196

Fleet

 

Fawn

I

 

 

Model 7B

17

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 April 1931 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

To Trenton Air Station on 16 October 1931.  Back to Borden on 18 April 1932.  Overhauled at Borden, April to May 1935, with 493:25 logged time.  To Winnipeg Air Station on 22 November 1935.  To Lac du Bonnet sub-base on 15 January 1936.  Category D damage on 8 February 1936.  To No. 8 (GP) Squadron at Winnipeg on 19 April 1936.  With Stevenson Field Comm Flight from April to November 1936, then back to No. 8 Squadron.  To Rockcliffe aerodrome on 3 March 1937.  To Camp Borden the same month.  To Fleet Aircraft for overhaul, September and October 1937, with 813:55 logged time.  To Trenton when completed.  To A Flight of the Flying Training School on 1 November 1937.  To D Flight at Trenton on 14 January 1938.  To B Flight on 23 May 1938.  To D Flight on 6 September 1938.  To Camp Borden with D Flight on 29 April 1939.  Temporary civil registration CF-CGH issued on 22 November 1939, for loan to Saskatoon Flying Club.  Back to the RCAF on 20 April 1940.  To Mid West Aircraft for overhaul, August 1940.  To Leavens Brothers Aircraft at Barker Field in Toronto when completed, for flight instruction, probably still with civil registration.  Returned to RCAF on 12 August 1941, then to Fleet for overhaul.  To No. 1 Training Command at RCAF Station Trenton on 23 November 1941.  Later became Instructional Airframe A 211.  To the Technical Training School at St. Thomas, Ontario on 19 October 1942.  Free issue to No. 163 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Cadets, at St. Thomas, on 3 November 1943.  Pending disposal with No. 1 Air Command from 1 June 1946, reported location was Chesley, Ontario.

 

last date: 6 January 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

197

Fleet

 

Fawn

I

 

 

Model 7B

18

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 April 1931 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

To Trenton Air Station on 16 October 1931.  Trials with floats, at Trenton, probably in 1931.  To Fleet Aircraft from 16 September to 1 November 1935, then back to Trenton.  Partial overhaul at Camp Borden, January to February 1936, with 293:00 logged time.  Back to Trenton on 23 June 1936.  Assigned to Fighter Flight at Trenton on 28 June 1936.  To storage, reported as serviceable, on 16 April 1937.  To Air Navigation School at Trenton in October 1937.  To Fleet Aircraft in December 1937 for overhaul at cost of $3,126.31, with 608:00 logged time, back to Air Navigation School at Trenton on 9 June 1938.  Slight damage in August 1938, when it collided with Fawn 200 while landing at Trenton.  To Brant-Norfolk Flying Club on 7 October 1939, temporary registration CF-CGI issued on 13 November 1939.  Back to RCAF at Ottawa on 19 April 1940.  To Comm Flight at Ottawa on 7 May 1940.  With the Test and Development Flight at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario, 1940 or 1941.  To No. 1 Training Command on 8 February 1941.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario, June to September 1942.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  Later became Instructional Airframe A 212.  Noted as pending disposal on 31 January 1945, with No. 1 Air Command.  Noted on 18 June 1945 in storage with No. 6 Repair Depot, still pending disposal.

 

last date: 3 September 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

198

Fleet

 

Fawn

I

 

 

Model 7B

19

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 April 1931 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

Back to Fleet on 7 August 1931, then to Borden on 20 September 1931.  To Trenton Air Station on 16 October 1931.  Back to Borden on 13 July 1933.  Complete overhaul at Borden, March to May 1934.  Had 388:20 logged time.  Category D damage at Borden in May 1935.  Complete overhaul at Borden May to June 1935, with 787:45 logged time.  To Trenton on 21 June 1937.  Major overhaul by Fleet Aircraft April to August 1938, at a cost of $3,130.58.  Had 1180:00 logged time.  To Trenton when completed.  With No. 110 (AC) Squadron (Auxiliary) at De Lesseps Aerodrome, Weston, Ontario from January 1939.  Operated by No. 115 (F) Squadron (Auxiliary), at Montreal, PQ from April 1939.  Back at Borden by end of 1939.  To Trenton on 21 January 1940.  To Brant-Norfolk Aero Club on 10 February 1940.  No record of civil registration.  Category A crash at Brantford, Ontario at 09:00 on 10 March 1941, completely destroyed by fire.  Ownership back to RCAF on 1 May 1941.  Brantford-Norfolk Aero Club eventually paid $1,000.00 claim from Department of National Defence.  This claim settlement may have delayed the write off.

 

last date: 18 January 1944 - Written off for records purposes.

199

Fleet

 

Fawn

I

 

 

Model 7B

20

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 April 1931 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

Category A crash at Brantford, Ontario on 7 August 1931.  Had 173:30 logged time when struck off.  Instruments and some other components salvaged.

 

last date: 5 October 1931 - Struck off and scrapped at Borden

200

Fleet

 

Fawn

I

 

 

Model 7B

21

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 April 1931 - Taken on strength at Camp Borden

 

To Trenton Air Station on 16 October 1931.  Back to Borden on 13 January 1933.  Complete overhaul at Borden in June 1935, with 288:45 logged time.  Assigned to No. 110 (AC) Squadron (Auxiliary), at De Lesseps Aerodrome, Weston, Ontario on 8 May 1936.  Overhauled by Fleet Aircraft in late 1937, with 1066:45 logged time.  To Camp Borden when completed.  Category D damage at Camp Borden in August 1939.  To Moose Jaw Flying Club in October 1939, temporary registration CF-CGJ issued on 16 November 1939.  Overhauled by Prairie Airways, 5 April to 30 June 1940.  Back to Moose Jaw Flying Club when completed.  Overhauled by Fleet, 25 June to 20 September 1941, with 2521:15 logged time.  To No. 1 Training Command at RCAF Station Trenton when completed.  Later became Instructional Airframe A 213.  To Technical Training School at St. Thomas, Ontario on 9 April 1943.  Free issue to Air Cadet Squadron in Perry Sound, Ontario.  Back on the books of No. 1 Air Command by 22 July 1946.  Eventual fate unclear.

 

last date: 30 July 1947 - Application for write off completed


This data has come from a variety of sources, and may contain all sorts of errors. In the future, I will add a complete list of references. For now, some recent Internet references can be found at the links below.  I would welcome any corrections or additions you may have. Contact me using the link below.

To main page to RCAF 1 to 1000 main page
to top of this page
contact me Canadian Military Aircraft links  Serial Number Links About the Author  The Project
2004, 2005, 2010 by R. W. R. Walker      All rights reserved under the copyright laws.
This is an amateur site - please don't rely on any of this data for anything important!
Created 8 January 2005. Updated 5 February 2010.