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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

 

18301

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4A

Canuck

 

 

Trials for High Altitude Version, which lead to the Mk. 5, with Central Experimental and Proving Establishment in May 1955.  Used by Avro Canada for early Sparrow missile trials.

 

first date: 23 December 1954

 

last date: 19 November 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18302

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4A

Canuck

 

 

Served with No. 3 AW(F) Operational Training Unit.

 

first date: 16 November 1954

 

last date: 18 October 1962

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18303

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4A

Canuck

 

 

Operated by No. 3 AW(F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Cold Lake, Alberta, in 1955.  Coded "JF*303".

 

first date: 16 November 1954

 

last date: 18 October 1962

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18304

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4A

Canuck

 

 

With No. 425 AW(F) Squadron at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ.  Later with No. 3 AW(F) Operational Training Unit.

 

first date: 16 November 1954

 

last date: 18 October 1962

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18305

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4A

Canuck

 

 

Served with No. 432 AW(F) Squadron at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ.  Later with No. 3 AW(F) Operational Training Unit.

 

first date: 16 November 1954

 

last date: 18 October 1962

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18306

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4A

Canuck

 

 

With  No. 419 Squadron at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario in early 1955, coded "UD*306".  Crashed during emergency landing following hydraulic failure, on 24 May 1955.    Later with No. 3 AW(F) Operational Training Unit.  Operated by Central Experimental and Proving Establishment at CARDE, Val Cartier in Operation SPRINT (Sparrow Interception Trials) developing fire control system for Mk. 5M, c.1957.

 

first date: 8 February 1955

 

last date: 18 October 1962

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18307

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4A

Canuck

 

 

With No. 419 Squadron.  Later with No. 3 AW(F) Operational Training Unit.

 

first date: 8 February 1955

 

last date: 18 October 1962

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18308

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4A

Canuck

 

 

With No. 419 Squadron.  Later with No. 3 AW(F) Operational Training Unit.

 

first date: 8 February 1955

 

last date: 19 November 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18309

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4A

Canuck

 

 

With No. 3 AW(F) Operational Training Unit.

 

first date: 8 February 1955

 

last date: 18 October 1962

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18310

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4A

Canuck

 

 

With No. 415 Squadron at RCAF Station Uplands on 6 March 1955, when it overran runway on aborted takeoff, moderate damage.  Pilot had attempted downwind take off without flaps.  Returned to factory for repairs.  With No. 3 Operational Training Unit, coded "JF*310", part of the Bald Eagles demonstration team in 1960.

 

first date: 8 February 1955

 

last date: 18 October 1962

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18311

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4A

Canuck

 

 

With No. 3 AW(F) Operational Training Unit.

 

first date: 21 March 1955

 

last date: 5 March 1962

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18312

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4A

Canuck

 

 

With No. 419 Squadron.  Operated by No. 3 AW(F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Cold Lake, Alberta, in 1956.  Still with this unit at time of fire.

 

first date: 21 March 1955

 

last date: 19 December 1956

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, after Category A fire damage on 7 December 1956.

18313

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4A

Canuck

 

 

With No. 419 Squadron.  Operated by No. 3 AW(F) Operational Training Unit at time of crash.

 

first date: 8 February 1955

 

last date: 23 March 1959

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, after Category A crash on 6 March 1956 at Cold Lake.

18314

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4A

Canuck

 

 

With No. 423 Squadron at time of crash.

 

first date: 8 February 1955

 

last date: 12 April  1955

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, after Categoy A crash at St. Hubert on 30 March 1955.

18315

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4A

Canuck

 

 

Delivered from Malton to No. 409 Squadron at RCAF Station Comox, BC, February 1955.  One of the first two Canucks delivered to this unit.

 

first date: 16 November 1955

 

last date: 18 October 1962

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18316

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4A

Canuck

 

 

With No. 419 Squadron.  At No. 3 Operational Training Unit, RCAF Station Cold Lake, Alberta by 1956, coded "JF*316".

 

first date: 8 February 1955

 

last date: 19 November 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18317

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4A

Canuck

 

 

With No. 419 Squadron.  At No. 3 Operational Training Unit, RCAF Station Cold Lake, Alberta by 1956, coded "JF*317".  Last three of serial number repeated on forward engine nacelle.

 

first date: 8 February 1955

 

last date: 18 October 1962

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18318

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4A

Canuck

 

 

Served with No. 432 AW(F) Squadron at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ.  Later with No. 3 AW(F) Operational Training Unit.

 

first date: 8 February 1955

 

last date: 5 March 1962

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18319

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4A

Canuck

 

 

At No. 3 Operational Training Unit, RCAF Station Cold Lake, Alberta by 1957.

 

first date: 1955?

 

last date:

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18320

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

 

Ferried to the UK in March 1955, in Operation Ramdom 12.  Coded "CV*320".  Evaluated by RAF at the Central Fighter Establishment, and then stored in the UK for later use by the RCAF Air Division on the continent.  Mid air with Sabre 23421 over France on 23 January 1962, probably with No. 440 AW(F) Squadron out of Zweibrucken at that time.  Category B Damage, but both aircraft recovered safely.  Also operated by No.423 Squadron, and Central Experimental and Proving Establishment, dates unknown.

 

first date: 12 November 1954

 

last date: 3 October 1962

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18321

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

 

Ferried to the UK in March 1955, in Operation Random 12.  Coded "CV*321".  Evaluated by RAF at the Central Fighter Establishment, and then stored in the UK for later use by the RCAF Air Division on the continent.  Flown in the Farnborough air show in August 1955, by Avro Canada pilots.  Toured Air Division bases in fall of 1955.  Ferried from Langar, UK to Downsview, Ontario by 440 Squadron crew 4 to 10 November 1955.  Later served in Europe with No. 423 and 445 Squadrons.  Accidently crossed into East German air space on 6 August 1957, returned safely.  Lost after crew ejected near Marville, France on 25 September 1958, while with No. 445 Squadron.  Same navigator later ejected from 18792 (which see).

 

first date: 12 November 1954

 

last date: 6 October 1958

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off after crash, see comments.

18322

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

 

Ferried to the UK in March 1955, in Operation Random 12.  Coded "CV*322".  Evaluated by RAF at the Central Fighter Establishment, and then stored in the UK for later use by the RCAF Air Division on the continent.  Flown in the Farnborough air show in August 1955, by Avro Canada pilots.  Operated by No. 440 and 445 Squadrons in Europe.  With No. 440 attime of fire.

 

first date: 12 November 1954

 

last date: 4 August 1961

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off,after CategoryA fire damage on 25 June 1961, at Zweibrucken.

18323

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

 

Trials for High Altitude Version, which lead to the Mk. 5, with Central Experimental and Proving Establishment in December 1955, flown by Paul Hartmann.  Used by Avro Canada for early Sparrow missile trials.  Aerodynamic tests with 4 dummy Sparrows fitted.  Later used for afterburner trials.  Also reported as Mk. 5/6, probably as a result of developmental modifications.

 

first date: 7 February 1955

 

last date: 18 March 1965

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18324

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

 

Served with No. 432 Squadron, RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ.  Coded "DL*324".  Took part in flying display for Canadian National Exhibition at Toronto, June 1955, basing out of Hamilton, Ontario.  Wheels up landing in Europe, date unknown, probably with No. 440 Squadron at the time..

 

first date: 21 March 1955

 

last date: 2 January 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18325

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

 

With No. 433 AW(F) Squadron at RCAF Station Cold Lake, Alberta in 1955.

 

first date: 8 February 1955

 

last date: 25 April 1955

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, after Category A crash at Cold Lake on 12 April 1955.

18326

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

 

Served with No. 445 Squadron at RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario in 1955, coded "SA*326".  Also with No. 445 Squadron, dates unknown.

 

first date: 8 February 1955

 

last date: 2 January 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18327

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

 

With No. 419 and 423 Squadrons, dates unknown.  Served with No. 4 Wing, Baden-Soellingen, Germany.  One of the last 2 CF-100s to be ferried out of Baden, on 9 January 1963, when it was flown to Prestwick for scrapping.

 

first date: 8 February 1955

 

last date: 2 January 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18328

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

 

Delivered to RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ on 3 April 1957, by Don Rogers of Avro Canada.  Served with No.423, 440, and 445 Squadrons, dates unknown.

 

first date: 21 March 1955

 

last date: 2 January 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18329

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

 

Served with No. 433 Squadron when it moved from RCAF Station Cold Lake, Alberta to North Bay, Ontario late 1955, coded "FG*329".  Also with No.423 and 445 Squadrons, dates unknown.  Lost in mid air with 18379 over Europe on 25 August 1958, near Grostenquin, France.

 

first date: 8 February 1955

 

last date: 3 September 1958

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18330

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

 

Ferried to Europe in Operation Nimble Bat 1, November 1956.  Served with No. 423 Squadron at at Grostenquin, France, and later from Baden-Soellingen, Germany in 1962.  Also with No.428 and 445 Squadrons, dates unknown.

 

first date: 13 April 1955

 

last date: 2 January 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18331

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

 

With No. 428 AW(F) Squadron at RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario.  Served with No. 440 Squadron at Zweibrucken, Germany in 1960.

 

first date: 21 March 1955

 

last date: 2 January 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18332

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

 

Served with No. 445 Squadron at RCAF Station Uplands in 1955, coded "SA*332".  Vertical fin damaged in mid air with 18394 on 13 January 1956.  Later with No. 440 Squadron at Zweibrucken, Germany in 1959.  Destroyed by fire after landing at Zweibrucken on 25 July 1961, when fuel leaked onto hot brakes.  Both crew escaped.

 

first date: 8 February 1955

 

last date: 2 January 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18333

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

 

Served with No. 445 AW(F) Squadron at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario and / or Marville, France, dates unknown.  With No. 433 AW(F) Squadron at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario in late 1950s.

 

first date: 8 February 1955

 

last date: 3 October 1962

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18334

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

 

Served with No. 440 Squadron at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ.  Part of a 9 plane detachment to Uplands and St. Hubert in February 1956.  Crashed 23 July 1956 during night exercises leading to deployment to France, both crew ejected safely.  Same crew ejected from 18403 (which see).

 

first date: 21 March 1955

 

last date: 8 August 1956

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off after crash, see comments.

18335

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

 

Served with No. 445 Squadron at RCAF Station Uplands in 1955, coded "SA*335".  Later with No. 445 Squadron at Marville, France.  Visited weapons range at Decimonannu, Sardinia in late 1950s, coded "SA*449".

 

first date: 21 March 1955

 

last date: 2 January 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18336

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

 

Served with No. 433 Squadron at RCAF Station Cold Lake, Alberta in 1955.  Used for operational trials for Mk. 4B.  Still with No. 433 Squadron when it moved from RCAF Station Cold Lake, Alberta to North Bay, Ontario late 1955.  Crashed near end of ferry flight to North Bay.  Also reported with No. 409 Squadron, dates unknown.

 

first date: 8 February 1955

 

last date: 25 October 1955

 

Taken on charge

 

Struckoff, after crashing in Lake Nipissing on 12 October 1955.

18337

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

 

With No.423 Squadron in Europe at time of crash.

 

first date: 9 February 1955

 

last date: 21 May 1957

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, after crashing on 14 May 1957.

18338

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

 

Served with No. 440 Squadron, dates unknown.  With No. 445 Squadron at time of crash.

 

first date: 21 March 1955

 

last date: 18 July 1961

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, after crashing at Marville, France on 6 July 1961.

18339

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

 

With No. 440 Squadron at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ from 1955.  With No. 419 AW(F) Squadron at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario at time of crash.

 

first date: 21 March 1955

 

last date: 17 September 1957

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, after crashing at Sept Isles, PQ on 1 August 1957.

18340

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

 

Served with No. 432 Squadron, RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ in 1955.  Coded "DL*340".

 

first date: 21 March 1955

 

last date: 3 October 1962

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18341

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

 

Used by the Air Armament Evaluation Detachment of the Central Experimental and Proving Establishment, at RCAF Station Cold Lake, Alberta for Project K (CF-100 armament system evaluation), c.1954 to 1957.

 

first date: 29 December 1955

 

last date: 31 May 1965

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18342

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

 

With Central Experimental and Proving Establishment.

 

first date: 29 December 1955

 

last date: 31 May 1965

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18343

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

 

Served with No. 432 Squadron, RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ.  Coded "DL*343".  Took part in flying display for Canadian National Exhibition at Toronto, June 1955, basing out of Hamilton, Ontario.  With No. 440 Squadron at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ from 1955. Suffered double flame out during low level high speed pass at Bagotville on 12 August 1955.  Both crew ejected, touched down uninjured 8 seconds later.  Also reported as with No. 432 Squadron at time of crash?

 

first date: 21 March 1955

 

last date: 26 August 1956

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, after being destroyed in crash, see comments.

18344

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

 

With No. 440 Squadron at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ from 1955.  With No. 419 Squadron at Baden, Germany in 1962.

 

first date: 21 March 1955

 

last date: 3 October 1962

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18345

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

 

With No. 432 and 440 Squadrons, dates unknown.

 

first date: 13 April 1955

 

last date: 2 January 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18346

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

 

first date: 30 March 1955

 

last date: 2 January 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18347

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

 

With No. 440 Squadron at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ from 1955.  Also with No.440 Squadron, dates unknown.

 

first date: 21 March 1955

 

last date: 2 January 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18348

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

 

Loaned to Avro Canada for development work.  Destroyed in hanger fire at Malton on 22 March 1955.

 

first date: 22 March 1955

 

last date: 24 July 1956

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18349

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

 

Served with No. 432 Squadron, RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ in 1955.  Coded "DL*349".  With No. 445 Squadron at Marville, France, early 1960s.

 

first date: 13 April 1955

 

last date: 2 January 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18350

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

 

With No. 440 Squadron at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ, on 7 May 1956, when it escorted aircraft carrying External Affairs Minister L. Pearson.  Also with No. 419 Squadron, dates unknown.

 

first date: 21 March 1955

 

last date: 3 October 1962

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off


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