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RCAF 18101 to 18150
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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

 

18101

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 1

Canuck

 

 

First prototype Canuck, had Avon engines.  In overall black finish, and coded "FB*D", for intitial tests.  To Central Experimental and Proving Establishment at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario, for initial RCAF trials winter of 1950 / 1951.  To Wright Field, Ohio for USAF evaluation in November 1950.  Tested without canopy during flight number 126, in mid 1952.  Formally taken on charge by RCAF on 3 September 1952, immediatley loaned to Avro Canada.  Wing tip pod cone jettisoning trials in December 1952, photographed from the Jetliner.  Used by Avro Canada for rocket trials at Point Petre Range in 1953.  First Canuck wing tip rockets fired there on 27 January 1953, by Avro Canada pilot Peter Cope.

 

first date: 19 January 1950

 

last date: 31 May 1965

 

First flight, from Malton, Ontario, by Bill Wateron (hired from Gloster Aircraft in the UK).

 

Struck off charge, scrapped later that year.

18102

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 1

Canuck

 

 

Second prototype Canuck, carried same black paint scheme as 18101, was coded "FB*K" for early trials.  Fitted with Avon engines.  To Central Experimental and Proving Establishment at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario, for initial RCAF trials from October 1950.  Reached Mach 0.848 in a dive early in trials.  Fitted with nose-mounted pitot tube for early company trials.  Crashed on 5 April 1951 into Komoka Bog, west of London, Ontario.  First Canuck loss and first fatal.  Probable cause was failure of pilot's oxygen system.  Formally taken on charge by RCAF on 23 June 1951, struck off same day.

 

first date: 10 July 1950

 

last date: 23 June 1951

 

first flight

 

Struck off, see comments.

18103

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 2

Canuck

 

 

First Canuck to fly with Orenda engines, on 20 June 1951.  Also first armed Canuck.  Fitted with metal nose cone during gun and rocket firing trials.  Formally taken on RCAF charge on 2 September 1952.  Used by Avro Canada for engine and armament development work in early 1950s.  Trials included all weather and anti-icing tests in spring of 1953.  Fitted with US built T-160 20mm cannon, for firing trials from May 1954 to April 1955.

 

first date: 20 June 1951

 

last date: 3 June 1955

 

First flight, at Malton.

 

Struck off

18104

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 2

Canuck

 

 

Used for development work by Avro Canada, coded "FB*F".  First RCAF pre-acceptance flight on 13 October 1951, by S/L Hartmann.  Delivered to Central Experimental and Proving Establilshment, RCAF Station Rockcliffe, on 17 October 1951.  Official hand over to RCAF in ceremony at Malton that day, first Canuck formally accepted by RCAF.  Returned to Malton on 19 November, for wing spar modifications.  Used as development aircraft for Mk. 2T, from Malton, in early 1950s.  Later became Instructional airframe A611.  Taken on strength by Canadian Armed Forces on 1 February 1968, but retained RCAF serial number.  Preserved, on display at St. Jean, PQ.

 

first date:

 

last date: 6 November 1974

 

 

 

Struck off

18105

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 2T

Canuck

 

 

Used as development aircraft for Mk. 2T, from Malton, in early 1950s.  JATO trials in August 1952, at RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario.  Used by Central Experimental and Proving Establishment for autopilot trials from December 1952.  Included tests done at autopilot manufacturer, in Minneapolis, Minn.  Used for bombing trials in 1953 and 1954.  By this time, aircraft was roughly to Mk. 3 standards, but was never officially redesignated.  Damaged during these trials on 23 September 1953, when canopy blew off during high g turn with four 1,000 pound bombs.

 

first date: 31 July 1952

 

last date: 27 May 1955

 

Taken on charge, well after first flight.

 

Struck off

18106

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 2

Canuck

 

 

Used as development aircraft for Mk. 2T, from Malton, in early 1950s.  Later became Instructional airframe A 615.  Preserved, displayed at Lambeth, Ont.

 

first date:

 

last date: 14 November 1966

 

 

 

Struck off

18107

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 2T

Canuck

 

 

Used as development aircraft for Mk. 2T, from Malton, in early 1950s.  First Canuck gun firing trials on 25 November 1952, near Trenton, flown by Peter Cope.  Used to test CF-105 powered control components in 1955.

 

first date: 2 September 1952

 

last date: 21 July 1958

 

Taken on charge by RCAF, after first flight

 

Struck off

18108

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 3T

Canuck

 

 

First Canuck delivered to No. 3 AW(F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario.  Delivered from Malton on 22 July 1952 by S/L P. Hartmann.  Coded "JF*O".  First Canuck to an RCAF operational unit.  A regular visitor to OTU maintenance shops, it was extensively modified by OTU engineering staff .  Reported as struck off on 3 August 1960 in "Aircraft of the Canadian Armed Forces".

 

first date: 6 May 1952

 

last date: 5 August 1955

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18109

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 3T

Canuck

 

 

Operated by No. 3 AW(F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario, from 1952.  Coded "JF*R".  Reported to be the fastest Canuck in the OTU.

 

first date: 22 May 1952

 

last date: 18 April 1955

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18110

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 3T

Canuck

 

 

Operated by No. 3 AW(F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario, from 1952.  Coded "JF*S".  Flown in CNE air show at Toronto on 20 September 1952 by OTU commander, S/L R. D. Schultz.  He had 3 hours on type at the start of the show, including the flight from North Bay to Toronto.  Overstressed and bent wings on pullout during show, recovered to North Bay successfully.

 

first date: 5 June 1952

 

last date: 5 August 1955

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18111

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 3T

Canuck

 

 

Used by Avro Canada for de-icing trials in April 1953.  Destroyed in hanger fire at Malton on 22 March 1955.

 

first date: 15 August 1952

 

last date: 24 June 1956

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, after being destroyed, see comments.

18112

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4

Canuck

 

 

Ordered first as a Mk. 2, converted to prototype Mk. 4 before first flight on 11 October 1952.  Aircraft had been scheduled for conversion to prototype Mk. 2P photo reconnaisance version, but this project was cancelled.  Coded "FB*S" for company trials.  Used by Avro Canada for development trials from Malton, Ontario.  Taken to Mach 1.06 by Jan Zurakowski in December 1952.  Used for first belly pack rocket firings on test stand, from January 1954.  First aerial firing on 11 February 1954. Struck in nose by rocket during these firing tests, landed safely.  Crashed on 23 August 1954 near Ajax, Ontario, following in flight explosion probably resulting from fuel leaks produced by heavy buffetting when modified rocket pallet was lowered.  Zurakowski ejected, test engineer Hiebert went down with aircraft.

 

first date: 5 September 1952

 

last date: 15 September 1954

 

Taken on charge, before first flight?

 

Struck off after crash, see comments.

18113

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 3A

Canuck

 

 

Officially the first "production" Canuck, first flight in October 1952.  Delivered to No. 3 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station North Bay on 14 November 1952.

 

first date: 15 August 1952

 

last date: 23 March 1955

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18114

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 3 / 3D

Canuck

 

 

Served with no. 3 F(AW) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario.  converted to Mk. 3D with dual controls, date unknown.

 

first date: 31 March 1953

 

last date: 3 August 1960

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18115

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 3A

Canuck

 

 

Operated by No. 3 AW(F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario.  Crashed near North Bay on 31 December 1954, one of 2 crashes from the OTU that day.  2 fatalities.

 

first date: 4 November 1952

 

last date: 11 January 1955

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off after crash, see comments.

18116

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 3A / 3D

Canuck

 

 

Operated by No. 3 AW(F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario.  Converted to Mk. 3D with dual controls, date unknown.

 

first date: 4 November 1952

 

last date: 3 August 1960

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18117

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 3A

Canuck

 

 

Used by Central Experimental and Proving Establishment for tests with Canadian developed Velvet Glove guided air-to-air missile in 1953 and 1954.  Fitted to carry  four missiles under wing.  Crashed on 15 October 1954, during take off from RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario.

 

first date: 4 November 1952

 

last date: 20 October 1954

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off after crash, see comments.

18118

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 3A /  3T / 3D

Canuck

 

 

Operated by No. 3 AW(F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario.  Converted to Mk. 3T, and then Mk. 3D, dates unknown.

 

first date: 10 December 1952

 

last date: 23 May 1958

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, after Category A crash on 7 May 1958 at RCAF Station Cold Lake, Alberta.

18119

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 3A / 3T / 3D

Canuck

 

 

Operated by No. 3 AW(F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario.  Converted to Mk. 3T, and then Mk. 3D, dates unknown.

 

first date: 3 January 1953

 

last date: 3 August 1960

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18120

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 3A

Canuck

 

 

Used by Avro Canada for canopy jettisoning trials over Camp Borden, Ontario on 16 June 1953.  Coded "JF*120" at that time.  With No. 440 Squadron at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ.  Converted to Mk. 3T, and then Mk. 3D, dates unknown.

 

first date: 19 June 1953

 

last date: 3 August 1960

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18121

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 3A / 3D

Canuck

 

 

Operated by No. 3 AW(F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario.  Overhauled at MacDonald Brothers, Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1954/1955.  Possibly converted to Mk. 3D dual control version at this time?  Takne on charge by Canadian Armed Forces on 1 February 1968, retained RCAF serial number.

 

first date: 1953

 

last date: 9 September 1968

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18122

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 3A

Canuck

 

 

Operated by No. 3 AW(F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario, in 1953.  Coded "JF*122".  Crashed on 17 August 1954, 2 fatalities, oxygen system failure suspected.

 

first date: 8 January 1953

 

last date: 20 September 1954

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off after crash, see details.

18123

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 3A / 3D

Canuck

 

 

Operated by No. 3 AW(F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario, in 1954.  Visited Uplands that fall, for VIP familiarization flights, including Air Marshall C. R. Slemon.  Converted to Mk. 3D, dates unknown.  Used by No. 423 Squadron, dates unknown.

 

first date: 8 January 1953

 

last date: 3 August 1960

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18124

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 3A / 3T / 3D

Canuck

 

 

Operated by No. 3 AW(F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario, in 1953 and 1954.  Coded "JF*124".  Converted to Mk. 3T, and then Mk. 3D, dates unknown.

 

first date: 21 January 1953

 

last date: 3 August 1960

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18125

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 3A / 3T / 3D

Canuck

 

 

Operated by No. 3 AW(F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario.  Coded "JF*125" in 1955.  Converted to Mk. 3T, and then Mk. 3D, dates unknown.

 

first date: 22 January 1953

 

last date: 3 August 1960

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18126

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 3A / 3D

Canuck

 

 

With No. 445 Squadron at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario in summer of 1953, when it took part in Exercise Checkpoint.  With No. 440 Squadron at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ in summer of 1954.  Later operated by No. 3 AW(F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario, in 1954, coded "JF*126".  Damaged when right main landing gear broke on heavy night landing, 8 November 1954.  Converted to Mk. 3D, date unknown.  Reported preserved, displayed in Calgary, Alberta in late 1980s.

 

first date: 27 January 1953

 

last date: 22 November 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18127

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 3A / 3D

Canuck

 

 

With No. 440 Squadron at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ.  Also reported as Mk. 3B?  Later to No. 3 F(AW) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario.  Converted to Mk. 3D, date unknown.

 

first date: 9 February 1953

 

last date: 28 September 1955

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, after Category A crash on 9 september 1955 at RCAF Station Cold Lake, Alberta.

18128

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 3A / 3D

Canuck

 

 

With No. 440 Squadron at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ.  Later to No. 3 F(AW) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario.  Converted to Mk. 3D, date unknown.

 

first date: 9 February 1953

 

last date: 13 November 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18129

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 3A / 3T / 3D

Canuck

 

 

First Canuck with full gun armament and fire control system.  Used for Avro Canada trials in winter of 1952 / 1953.  Later with No. 440 Squadron at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ, coded "KE*120".  Later to No. 3 F(AW) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario.  Converted to Mk. 3T, then to Mk. 3D, date unknowns.

 

first date: 13 May 1953

 

last date: 3 August 1960

 

Taken on charge, after trials at Avro Canada

 

Struck off

18130

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 3A

Canuck

 

 

With No. 440 Squadron at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ.  Later to No. 3 F(AW) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario, coded "JF*130".  Frenquently used by F/O Tony Gunter-Smith for solo aerobatic displays, while with the OTU.

 

first date: 19 February 1953

 

last date: 6 August 1953

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, after Category A crash at North Bay on 30 July 1953.

18131

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 3A / 3D

Canuck

 

 

With No. 3 F(AW) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario.  Converted to Mk. 3D, date unknown.  Taken on charge by CAF on 1 February 1968, but retained RCAF serial number.

 

first date: 1953

 

last date: 9 September 1968

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18132

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 3A

Canuck

 

 

First flight on 17 March 1953, by Don Rogers.  Crashed on take off at North Bay on 21 July 1953, while with No. 3 F(AW) Operational Training Unit.  This was first Canuck Category A crash with an operational unit.

 

first date: 18 March 1953

 

last date: 5 August 1953

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off after crash, see comments

18133

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 3A / 3D

Canuck

 

 

Served with No. 445 AW(F) Squadron at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario, summer of 1953.  Also with No. 440 Squadron and No. 3 F(AW) Operational Training Unit, dates unknown.  Converted to Mk. 3D, date unknown.

 

first date: 18 March 1953

 

last date: 3 August 1960

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18134

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 3A / 3D

Canuck

 

 

With No. 445 Squadron at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario in summer of 1953, when it took part in Exercise Checkpoint.  With No. 440 Squadron at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ by March 1954.  Still there in July 1954, when it took part in the Ontario Centennial Airshow at Windsor, Ontario, coded "KE*134".  Also with No. 3 F(AW) Operational Training Unit, date unknown.  Converted to Mk. 3D, date unknown.

 

first date: 18 March 1953

 

last date: 13 November 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18135

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 3B / 3D

Canuck

 

 

With No. 440 Squadron and No. 3 F(AW) Operational Training Unit, dates unknown.  Converted to Mk. 3D, date unknown.

 

first date: 7 May 1953

 

last date: 13 October 1954

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off after Category A crash at North Bay on 27 September 1954.

18136

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 3B / 3D

Canuck

 

 

Served with No. 445 Squadron at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario, summer of 1953.  Coded "SA*136".  Flew non-stop from Vancouver BC to North Bay on 16 November 1953.  Fuel was chilled to get maximum weight into the aircraft.  Using good tail winds, flight time was 3:50.    Also with No. 425 Squadron and No. 3 F(AW) Operational Training Unit, dates unknown.  Converted to Mk. 3D, date unknown.

 

first date: 7 May 1953

 

last date: 28 July 1960

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18137

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 3B / 3D

Canuck

 

 

Served with No. 445 Squadron at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario.  Carried film of Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II from Goose Bay to Ottawa on 2 June 1953.  Coded "SA*137".  Took part in Exercise Checkpoint, July 1953.  With No. 440 Squadron at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ.  Crashed on landing at North Bay on 8 September 1954 when the starboard main gear collapsed.  Struck a B-25 and an Expeditor, 2 fatalities.  With No. 3 F(AW) operational Training Unit, as a Mk. 3D, at time of crash.

 

first date: 7 May 1953

 

last date: 28 September 1954

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off after crash, see comments

18138

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 3B / 3D

Canuck

 

 

Served with No. 445 Squadron at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario, summer of 1953.  Coded "SA*138".  With No. 440 Squadron at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ in July 1954, when it took part in the Ontario Centennial Airshow at Windsor, Ontario.  Also with No. 3 F(AW) Operational Training Unit, dates unknown.  Converted to Mk. 3D, date unknown.  Reported preserved, and displayed in Richmond BC (Canadian Museum of Flight and Technology?) in late 1980s.

 

first date: 7 May 1953

 

last date: 28 May 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18139

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 3 / 3D

Canuck

 

 

At No. 3 Operational Training Unit, RCAF Station Cold Lake, Alberta by 1957.  Converted to Mk. 3D, date unknown.  Taken on charge by Canadian Armed Forces on 1 February 1968, but retained RCAF serial number.

 

first date: 1953

 

last date: 9 September 1968

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18140

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 3B / 3D

Canuck

 

 

Served with No. 445 Squadron at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario, summer of 1953.  Coded "SA*140".  With this unit when it was declared operational on 1 April 1953, still with unit in 1954.  First Mk. 3D conversion.  At No. 3 Operational Training Unit, RCAF Station Cold Lake, Alberta at time of crash.

 

first date: 12 May 1953

 

last date: 16 October 1957

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off after Category A damage on 1 October 1957 at Cold Lake.

18141

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 3B

Canuck

 

 

Served with No. 3 Operational Training Unit, RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario.

 

first date: 8 April 1953

 

last date: 19 November 1953

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, after Category A damage at North Bay on 27 October 1953

18142

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 3B / 3D

Canuck

 

 

With No. 440 Squadron at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ in 1954, coded "KE*142".  Later to No. 3 F(AW) Operational Training Unit.  Converted to Mk. 3D, date unknown.  B Category damage on 12 January 1957.

 

first date: 8 April 1953

 

last date: 1 February 1957

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18143

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 3B / 3D

Canuck

 

 

Used by Central Experimental and Proving Establishment, coded "PX*143".  Operated from Namao, Alberta and Fort Churchill, Manitoba for cold weather gun trials in winter of 1953 / 1954.  Later to No. 3 F(AW) Operational Training Unit.  Converted to Mk. 3D, date unknown.

 

first date: 26 June 1953

 

last date: 13 November 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18144

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 3B

Canuck

 

 

Served with No. 445 Squadron at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario, summer of 1953.  With this unit when it was declared operational on 1 April 1953, still there in 1954.  At No. 3 Operational Training Unit, RCAF Station Cold Lake, Alberta by 1957.  Converted to Mk. 3D, date unknown.

 

first date: 24 April 1953

 

last date: 23 April 1964

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18145

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 3B / 3D

Canuck

 

 

Served with No. 445 Squadron at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario, summer of 1953.  Coded "SA*145".  Later with No. 440 Squadron at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ, when canopy slid back on take off on 8 September 1954.  Aircraft recovered without damage.  With No. 416 AW(F) Squadron at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ in 1957, as a Mk. 3D.  Also at No. 3 Operational Training Unit, dates unknown.  Converted to Mk. 3D, date unknown.

 

first date: 24 April 1953

 

last date: 28 July 1960

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18146

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 3B / 3D

Canuck

 

 

Served with No. 445 Squadron at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario, summer of 1953.  Coded "SA*146".  Also at No. 423 Squadron and No. 3 Operational Training Unit, dates unknown.  Converted to Mk. 3D, date unknown.  Reported in "Aircraft of the Canadian Armed Forces" as crashed 10 November 1953, struck off 28 December 1953?

 

first date: 24 April 1953

 

last date: 28 December 1960

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18147

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 3B / 3D

Canuck

 

 

Served with No. 445 Squadron at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario, summer of 1953.  With this unit when it was declared operational on 1 April 1953, still there in 1954.    Also at No. 3 Operational Training Unit, dates unknown.  Converted to Mk. 3D, date unknown.

 

first date: 24 April 1953

 

last date: 3 August 1960

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18148

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 3T / 3D

Canuck

 

 

With No. 423 Squadron, RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ, coded "NQ*148".  Took part in Operation Prairie Pacific, air show tour of western Canada in summer of 1954.  Still with this unit spring of 1955.  At No. 3 Operational Training Unit, RCAF Station Cold Lake, Alberta by 1957.  Converted to Mk. 3T, date unknown.  Taken on charge by Canadian Armed Forces on 1 February 1968, but retained RCAF serial number.

 

first date: 1953

 

last date: 9 September 1968

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18149

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 3T / 3D

Canuck

 

 

With No. 423 AW(F) Squadron, RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ, coded "NQ*149".  Took part in Operation Prairie Pacific, air show tour of western Canada in summer of 1954.  Used by No. 3 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ.  At No. 3 Operational Training Unit, RCAF Station Cold Lake, Alberta by 1957.  Later used as instrument trainer at the Electronic Warfare Unit at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ.  One of the last 2 Mk. 3s in RCAF service, in 1966.  Crew ejected safely on 27 February 1967 near St. Hubert.  This was probably the last flight by a Mk. 3.  Converted to Mk. 3D, date unknown.  Struck off date also reported as 15 March 1967?

 

first date: 1953

 

last date: 9 September 1968

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off after crash, see comments

18150

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 3B / 3D

Canuck

 

 

With No. 440 AW(F) Squadron at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ, coded "KE*150".  Also at No. 409 Squadron at RCAF Station Comox, BC, and No. 3 F(AW) Operational Training Unit, dates unknown.  Converted to Mk. 3D, date unknown.

 

first date: 25 May 1953

 

last date: 3 August 1960

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off


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