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Serial Numbers
RCAF 1550 to 1599
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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

 

1550

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF V9404.  Converted to Target Tug in Canada, completed 15 October 1942.

 

first date: 27 January 1942

 

last date: 2 May 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1551

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF V9481.  Converted to Target Tug in Canada, completed 15 October 1942.

 

first date: 27 January 1942

 

last date: 23 February 1944

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1552

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF V9643.  Converted to Target Tug in Canada, completed 9 December 1942.  Used by No. 31 Operational Training Unit at Derbert, NS, an RAF unit training crews for RAF Coastal Command and Ferry Command.

 

first date: 27 January 1942

 

last date: 25 April 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1553

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF V9422.  Converted to Target Tug in Canada, completed 7 November 1942.  Category C damage on 20 January 1943.  Used by No. 4 Bombing and Gunnery School at London and Finegal, Ontario.

 

first date: 27 January 1942

 

last date: 26 February 1944

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off.

1554

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF V9652.  Converted to Target Tug in Canada, completed 7 October 1942.

 

first date: 27 January 1942

 

last date: 2 May 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1555

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF V9329.  Converted to Target Tug in Canada, completed 23 October 1942.

 

first date: 27 January 1942

 

last date: 15 May 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1556

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF V9731.  Converted to Target Tug in Canada, completed 23 July 1942.  Used by No.31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.

 

first date: 27 January 1942

 

last date: 2 May 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1557

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF V9358.  Converted to Target Tug in Canada, completed 24 October 1942.  Used at No. 3 Operational Training Unit at Patricia Bay, BC.

 

first date: 27 January 1942

 

last date: 21 July 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off.

1558

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF V9300.  Converted to Target Tug in Canada, completed 18 August 1942.  Used at No. 2 Bombing and Gunnery School at Mossbank, Saskatchewan.

 

first date: 27 January 1942

 

last date: 1 October 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1559

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF V9317.  Converted to Target Tug in Canada, completed 9 August 1943.  Used by No. 121 (K) Squadron as a target tug, RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS, 1943 to 1944.

 

first date: 27 January 1942

 

last date: 25 November 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1560

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF V9314.  Converted to Target Tug in Canada, completed 13 November 1942.  Used at No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.

 

first date: 27 January 1942

 

last date: 7 November 1945

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1561

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF V9416.  Converted to Target Tug in Canada, completed 5 October 1942.

 

first date: 27 January 1942

 

last date: 25 April 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off.

1562

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF V9582.  Converted to Target Tug in Canada, completed 7 November 1942.

 

first date: 27 January 1942

 

last date: 13 January 1944

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, after Category A crash on 23 December 1943

1563

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF V9412.  Converted to Target Tug in Canada, completed 5 October 1942.

 

first date: 27 January 1942

 

last date: 25 April 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1564

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF V9425.  Converted to Target Tug in Canada, completed 5 August 1942.  Used at No.1 Wireless School at Winnipeg, Manitoba.

 

first date: 27 January 1942

 

last date: 15 August 1944

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1565

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF V9357.  Converted to Target Tug in Canada, completed 24 October 1942.

 

first date: 27 January 1942

 

last date: 21 August 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off.

1566

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF V9366.  Converted to Target Tug in Canada, completed 5 August 1942.

 

first date: 27 January 1942

 

last date: 25 April 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1567

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF V9419.  Converted to Target Tug in Canada, completed 18 August 1942.  Serving with No. 2 Bombing and Gunnery School at Mossbank, Saskatchewan at time of crash.

 

first date: 27 January 1942

 

last date: 9 July 1943

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, after Category A crash on 27 May 1943.

1568

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF V9539.  Converted to Target Tug in Canada, completed 29 January 1943.

 

first date: 27 January 1942

 

last date: 1 October 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1569

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF V9354.  Converted to Target Tug in Canada, completed 5 January 1943(?).

 

first date: 4 March 1942

 

last date: 9 August 1944

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, after Category A crash on 4 July 1944.

1570

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF V9730.  Converted to Target Tug in Canada, completed 4 July 1942.

 

first date: 4 March 1942

 

last date: 25 April 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1571

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF V94734.

 

first date: 1 April 1942

 

last date: 26 February 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1572

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF V9713.  Converted to Target Tug in Canada, completed 23 July 1942.

 

first date: 1 April 1942

 

last date: 1 October 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1573

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF V9368.  Converted to Target Tug in Canada, completed 13 November 1942.

 

first date: 1 April 1942

 

last date: 15 May 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off.

1574

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF V9647.  Converted to Target Tug in Canada, completed 23 July 1942.  Used by No. 3 Bombing and Gunnery School at MacDonald, Manitoba.

 

first date: 1 April 1942

 

last date: 7 November 1945

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1575

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF V9307.  Converted to Target Tug in Canada, completed 29 September 1942.

 

first date: 1 April 1942

 

last date: 11 March 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1576

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF V9298.  Converted to Target Tug in Canada, completed 24 October 1942.

 

first date: 1 April 1942

 

last date: 15 May 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1577

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF V9327.  Converted to Target Tug in Canada, completed 7 October 1942.

 

first date: 1 April 1942

 

last date: 15 May 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off.

1578

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF P1728.  Converted to Target Tug in Canada, completed 22 October 1942.

 

first date: 1 April 1942

 

last date: 2 May 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1579

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF V9521.  Converted to Target Tug in Canada, completed 20 August 1942.

 

first date: 17 February 1942

 

last date: 12 June 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1580

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF V9352.  Converted to Target Tug in Canada, completed 21 December 1942.  Used by No. 3 Bombing and Gunnery School at MacDonald, Manitoba.

 

first date: 17 February 1942

 

last date: 12 June 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off.

1581

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF V9418.  Converted to Target Tug in Canada, completed 21 December 1942.  Used by No. 3 Bombing and Gunnery School at MacDonald, Manitoba.

 

first date: 17 February 1942

 

last date: 25 November 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1582

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF V9552.  Converted to Target Tug in Canada, completed 9 December 1942.

 

first date: 17 February 1942

 

last date: 22 August 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1583

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF V9645.  Converted to Target Tug in Canada, completed 29 July 1942.

 

first date: 17 February 1942

 

last date: 25 April 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1584

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF V9613.  Converted to Target Tug in Canada, completed 29 January 1943.

 

first date: 17 February 1942

 

last date: 22 August 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off.

1585

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF V9554.  Converted to Target Tug in Canada, completed 20 February 1943.

 

first date: 17 February 1942

 

last date: 22 August 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1586

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF V9476.  Converted to Target Tug in Canada, completed 21 December 1942.

 

first date: 17 February 1942

 

last date: 12 June 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1587

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF V9285.  Converted to Target Tug in Canada, completed 9 December 1942.

 

first date: 17 February 1942

 

last date: 25 November 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1588

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF V9501.  Converted to Target Tug in Canada, completed 4 November 1942.

 

first date: 17 February 1942

 

last date: 25 April 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off.

1589

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF V9415.  Converted to Target Tug in Canada, completed 29 January 1943.  Sold post war, may have been in The Vormezeele Collection in Holland, from 1982.  Their Lysander was destroyed by fire in 1985.

 

first date: 17 February 1942

 

last date: c.1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Transferred to National Museum.

1590

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF V9313.  Converted to Target Tug in Canada, completed 1 February 1943.

 

first date: 17 February 1942

 

last date: 12 June 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, transferred to National Museum.

1591

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF V9374.  Converted to Target Tug in Canada, completed 5 October 1942.

 

first date: 7 May 1942

 

last date: 25 April 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off.

1592

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. III TT

 

 

 

Ex RAF V9355.  Converted to Target Tug in Canada, completed 13 November 1942.

 

first date: 7 May 1942

 

last date: 25 April 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

1593

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. 3NM

 

 

 

D-18S

CA 279

 

 

 

 

 

Used by RCN.  Still active at Integration.

 

first date: 26 February 1953

 

last date:

 

Taken on strength

 

 

1594

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. 3NM

 

 

 

D-18S

CA 280

 

 

 

 

 

Used at RCAF Stations St.John and Gimli, Manitoba.  Served with No. 403 (Auxiliary) Sqaudron at Calgary, Alberta, dates unknown.

 

first date: 26 February 1953

 

last date: 2 March 1966

 

Taken on strength

 

Written off, after crash.

1595

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. 3TM

 

 

 

D-18S

CA 195

 

 

 

 

 

Served in Europe with No. 1 Air Division.  To civil register as CF-SFP.  Off register by 1976.

 

first date: 18 June 1952

 

last date: 16 February 1965

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for disposal.

1596

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. 3TM

 

 

 

D-18S

CA 196

 

 

 

 

 

Still active at Integration.

 

first date: 18 June 1952

 

last date:

 

Taken on strength

 

 

1597

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. 3TM

 

 

 

D-18S

CA 197

 

 

 

 

 

Still active at Integration.

 

first date: 14 August 1952

 

last date:

 

Taken on strength

 

 

1598

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. 3TM

 

 

 

D-18S

CA 198

 

 

 

 

 

Still active at Integration.

 

first date: 4 July 1952

 

last date:

 

Taken on strength

 

 

1599

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. 3TM

 

 

 

D-18S

CA 199

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 July 1952

 

last date: 24 September 1952

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, after Category A crash at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on 18 August 1952.


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