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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

18401

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

With No. 423 Squadron.

 

first date:

10 June 1955

 

last date:

2 January 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18402

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

With No. 433 Squadron, dates unknown.  With No. 409 AW(F) Squadron at RCAF Station Comox, BC, c.1955/57, coded "LP*402".  Served with No. 440 AW(F) Squadron at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ and / or Zweibrucken, Germany.  With No. 423 Squadron in Europe, when it entered a flat spin on 14 April 1960, during mock dog fight.  Both crew ejected successfully.

 

first date:

10 June 1955

 

last date:

22 April 1960

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18403

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. 440 Squadron in France, when crew ejected safely on 13 March 1959 near Zweibrucken.  Same crew had previously ejected from 18334 (which see).

 

first date:

5 May 1955

 

last date:

20 March 1959

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18404

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

With No. 423, 432 and 440 Squadrons, dates unknown.

 

first date:

10 June 1955

 

last date:

2 January 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18405

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

With No. 419 Squadron, dates unknown.  Lost in Europe on 11 August 1961, when crew ejected near Zweibrucken after fire warning.  With No. 440 Squadron at the time.

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

23 August 1961

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18406

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

Served with No. 423 Squadron at Baden-Soellingen in 1962.  Also with No. 419 Squadron, dates unknown.

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

2 January 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18407

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

With No. 423 Squadron.

 

first date:

10 June 1955

 

last date:

2 January 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18408

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

With No. 419 Squadron in Europe, 1959, coded "UD*408".  Also with No. 440 Squadron, dates unknown.

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

2 January 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18409

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

With No. 423, 433 and 440 Squadrons.

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

2 January 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18410

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

With No. 409 and 419 Squadrons.

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

2 January 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18411

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

With No. 440 Squadron at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ from 1955.  Still there at time of crash.

 

first date:

5 May 1955

 

last date:

27 February 1957

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, after Category A crash at Bagotville on 10 December 1956

18412

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

With No. 419, 433 and 440 Squadrons.

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

2 January 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18413

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

With No. 419 Squadron.

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

2 January 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18414

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

With No. 419 and 440 Squadrons.

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

2 January 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18415

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

With No. 423 and 440 Squadrons.

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

2 January 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18416

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

Served with No. 440 AW(F) Squadron at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ and / or Zweibrucken, Germany.  Also with No. 419 and 423 Squadrons, dates unknown.

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

2 January 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18417

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

With No. 445 Squadron  (or No. 417 Squadron?) when lost.

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

2 February 1959

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, after Category A damage at Prestwick, UK on 22 January 1959

18418

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

With No. 423 Squadron.

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

2 January 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18419

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

With No. 419 AW(F) Squadron at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario and/or Europe, c.1955 / 1962.  Also with No. 445 Squadron, dates unknown.

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

2 January 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18420

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

Delivered from factory direct to No. 409 Squadron at RCAF Station Comox, BC, summer 1955.  Later with No. 419 and 440 Squadrons in Europe.

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

2 January 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18421

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

With No. 440 Squadron.

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

2 January 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18422

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

With No. 416 and 445 Squadrons.

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

2 January 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18423

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

With No. 423 Squadron.

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

2 January 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off  (also reported as 3 October 1962?)

18424

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

With No. 419 Squadron when lost.

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

3 October 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, after Category A damage at North Bay on 4 January 1956.

18425

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

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.  Also with No. 409 Squadron, dates unknown.

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

18 March 1965

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18426

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

With No. 419, 440 and 445 Squadrons.

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

3 October 1962

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18427

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

Used by Central Experimental and Proving Establishment for cold scramble trials, January to March 1956 at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  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:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

18 March 1965

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18428

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

Served with No. 428 AW(F) Squadron, RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario, in the 1950s.  With No. 423 and 440 Squadrons, dates unknown.

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

2 January 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18429

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

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.  Still there at time of crash.

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

3 March 1959

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, after Category A crash at Quebec City on 16 February 1959.

18430

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

With No. 419 and 423 Squadrons.

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

2 January 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18431

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

With No. 423 Squadron at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ at time of crash.

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

10 July 1957

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, after Category A damage at St. Hubert on 18 June 1957.

18432

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

Loaned to Avro Canada, for development work.  Also served with No. 432 Squadron.

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

31 May 1965

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18433

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*433".  Served with No. 409 Squadron at RCAF Station Comox, BC, 1956.  Coded "LP*433".  Also with No. 423 Squadron, dates unknown.  Arrived at Hamilton, Ontario by rail car for scrapping on 27 October 1963.

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

2 January 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18434

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

To Central Experimental and Proving Establishment.  To Patrick AFB, Florida as part of Operation Lookout, with instrumented wing tip pods, June 1961.  Also served with No. 440 Squadron, dates unknown.  Taken on charge by Canadian Armed Forces on 1 February 1968, but retained RCAF serial number.

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

14 March 1974

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18435

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

With No. 419 and 423 Squadrons.

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

2 January 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18436

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

With No. 445 Squadron.

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

2 January 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18437

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

With No. 440 Squadron at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ in 1954, coded "KE*437".  Also with No. 414 Squadron, dates unknown.  Note that the aircraft preserved at CFB Bagotville, PQ marked with this number is actually ex RCAF 18472, ex CAF 100472.

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

3 October 1962

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18438

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

With No. 432 and 440 Squadrons, dates unknown.  with no. 419 Squadron at time of crash.

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

18 January 1961

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, after Category A crash at Strasbourg, France on 11 October 1960.

18439

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

To Central Experimental and Proving Establishment.  Used in Operation Lookout, aerial infrared measurements of nose cone re-entries over Ascension Island, in 1960.  Carried instrumentation in modified wing tip pods.  To Patrick AFB, Florida in 1961 for similar tests.  Taken on charge by Canadian Armed Forces on 1 February 1968, but retained RCAF serial number.  Became Instructional airframe A686.

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

11 August 1972

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18440

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

With No. 440 Squadron.

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

1 June 1962

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18441

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

With No. 409 Squadron at RCAF Station Comox, BC, in 1957.  Also with No. 445 Squadron, dates unknown.

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

2 January 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18442

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

With  No. 419 Squadron at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario.  Training detachment to Weapons Practice Unit at RCAF Station Cold Lake, Alberta in June 1956.  Also with No. 409 Squadron, dates unknown.

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

31 May 1965

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18443

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

With No. 428 Sqaudron.

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

18 March 1965

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18444

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

Served with No. 440 Squadron, RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ in 1956.  Crashed on landing at Grostenquin, France on 10 October 1958, during thunderstorm.  Rebuilt by Scottish Aviation at Prestwick.  With No. 423 Squadron in Europe in 1962.

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

2 January 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18445

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.

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

2 January 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18446

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

Loaned to Avro Canada for development work.  Served with No. 428 AW(F) Squadron, RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario, in the 1950s.

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

19 March 1965

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18447

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

With No. 419 Squadron at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario at time of crash.

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

8 January 1957

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, after Category A crash at North Bay on 26 December 1956.

18448

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

With No. 419 Squadron at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario at time of crash.

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

23 October 1956

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, after Category A crash on 2 August 1956, at North Bay.

18449

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

With No. 445 Squadron at Marville, France. Visited weapons range at Decimonannu, Sardinia in late 1950s, coded "SA*449".

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

21 February 1962

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18450

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B

Canuck

 

Served with No. 409 Squadron at RCAF Station Comox, BC, 1957.  Coded "LP*450".  Detached to Weapons Practice Unit, RCAF Station Cold Lake, Alberta, for training in May 1957.  Fitted with 3 round training rocket pods at that time.  Also with No. 423 and 440 Squadrons, dates unknown.

 

first date:

28 June 1955

 

last date:

21 February 1962

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off


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