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RCAF 18501 to 18550
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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

18501

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B / 5

Canuck

 

Converted to Mk. 5, date unknown (before delivery?).  With No. 425 Squadron.  With Electronic Warfare Unit at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ in the 1960s.  Became instructional airframe A689.  Taken on charge by Canadian Armed Forces on 1 February 1968, but retained RCAF serial number.

 

first date: 28 June 1955

 

last date: 11 August 1972

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18502

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B / 5

Canuck

 

Converted to Mk. 5, date unknown (before delivery?).  With No. 425 AW(F) Squadron at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ.  With Electronic Warfare Unit at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ in the 1960s.  Also with No. 410 Squadron, dates unknown.

 

first date: 28 June 1955

 

last date: 17 April 1966

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18503

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B / 5

Canuck

 

Converted to Mk. 5, date unknown (before delivery?).  Served with No. 428 AW(F) Squadron, RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario, in the 1950s.  With No. 410 and 433 Squadrons, dates unknown.  With Electronic Warfare Unit at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ in the 1960s.

 

first date: 28 June 1955

 

last date: 18 March 1965

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18504

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B / 5 / 5C

Canuck

 

Converted to Mk. 5, date unknown (before delivery?).  Served with No. 433 Squadron, RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario.  With this unit on 13 July 1956, when port engine exploded in flight.  Pilot landed at North Bay in heavy weather, required three single-engine approaches before touching down.  F/O Ross received Air Force Cross for this.  Converted to Mk. 5C ECM trainer at Malton, Ontario by de Havilland Canada in 1964.  With Electronic Warfare Unit and No. 414 (EW) Squadron at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ in the 1960s.  To CAF.

 

first date: 28 June 1955

 

last date: 1 November 1970

 

Taken on strength

 

Became CAF 100504.

18505

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B / 5

Canuck

 

Converted to Mk. 5, date unknown (before delivery?).  Served with No. 432 and 433 Squadrons.

 

first date: 28 June 1955

 

last date: 13 November 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18506

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B / 5

Canuck

 

Converted to Mk. 5, date unknown (before delivery?).  Served with no. 433 Squadron, dates unknown.  With Electronic Warfare Unit at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ in the 1960s.  Taken on strength by Canadian Armed Forces on 1 February 1968, but retained RCAF serial number.  Reported preserved at Hamilton (CWHMS?).

 

first date: 28 June 1955

 

last date: 22 February 1966

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off (or to instructional airframe?)

18507

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B / 5

Canuck

 

Converted to Mk. 5, date unknown (before delivery?).  Served with No. 414 and No. 433 Squadrons.

 

first date: 28 June 1955

 

last date: 17 May 1966

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18508

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B / 5

Canuck

 

Converted to Mk. 5, date unknown (before delivery?).  Served with No. 433 Squadron, dates unkown.  To Pt. Mugu, California in 1958 with Central Experimental and Proving Establishment, flew chase for initial Sparrow trials with Mk. 5Ms.  Permanently assigned to Weapons Practice Unit, RCAF Station Cold Lake, Alberta, 1959 - 1960.  Red bands marked on nose, wing tips and horizontal tail plane.

 

first date: 28 June 1955

 

last date: 31 May 1965

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18509

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B / 5

Canuck

 

Converted to Mk. 5, date unknown (before delivery?).  Served with No. 433 Squadron, RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario.   Took part in flying display for Canadian National Exhibition at Toronto, September 1956, basing out of RCAF Station Trenton.  Also with No. 432 Squadron, dates unknown.  Taken on charge by Canadian Armed Forces on 1 February 1968, but retained RCAF serial number.  Became instructional airframe A693.

 

first date: 28 June 1955

 

last date: 31 March 1970

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18510

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B / 5

Canuck

 

Converted to Mk. 5, date unknown (before delivery?).  With No. 433 Squadron.

 

first date: 28 June 1955

 

last date: 17 May 1966

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18511

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B / 5

Canuck

 

Converted to Mk. 5, date unknown (before delivery?).  Served with No. 419 and No. 433 Squadrons.  Arrived at Hamilton, Ontario by rail car for scrapping on 27 October 1963.

 

first date: 28 June 1955

 

last date: 13 November 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18512

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B / 5

Canuck

 

Converted to Mk. 5, date unknown (before delivery?).  Served with No. 409 and 425 Squadrons.  Flamed out on approach to Uplands on 31 May 1961, due to fuel starvation.  Gear collapsed on runway, Category A damage.  With No. 413 Squadron at this time.  This date doesn't match struck off date?

 

first date: 28 June 1955

 

last date: 7 January 1961?

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18513

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 4B / 5C /5D

Canuck

 

Converted to Mk. 5, date unknown (before delivery?).  Operated by Avro Canada pilots as chase plane during CF-105 trials in 1958 and 1959.  Converted to Mk. 5C ECM trainer at Malton, Ontario by de Havilland Canada in 1964.  Later converted to Mk. 5D.  With Electronic Warfare Unit at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ at time of crash.

 

first date: 9 December 1955

 

last date: 8 September 1965

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, after Category A crash at Harmon AFB, Newfoundland on 21 July 1965.

18514

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 5

Canuck

 

Crashed on 20 October 1955, while Avro pilot Glen Lynes was performing low level aerobatics over Malton.  This was Avro's third fatal crash on company trials.

 

first date: 23 October 1956

 

last date: 23 October 1956

 

Taken on charge, after crash, for inventory reasons.

 

Struck off.

18515

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 5

Canuck

 

First Mk. 5 accepted by RCAF, in December 1956.  With No. 414 AW(F) Squadron at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario.  Served with No. 428 AW(F) Squadron, RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario, in the 1950s, coded "HG*515".  Also with No. 433 Squadron, and Central Experimental and Proving Establishment, dates unknown.

 

first date: 8 March 1956

 

last date: 17 May 1966

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18516

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 5

Canuck

 

First Mk. 5 evaluated by RCAF, starting 1 April 1956.  Used by Central Experiemental and Proving Establishment.  Taken on strength by Canadian Armed Forces on 1 February 1968, but retained RCAF serial number.

 

first date: 1956

 

last date: 25 May 1967

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off (or became instructional airframe?)

18517

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 5

Canuck

 

Served with No. 440 Squadron, RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ in 1956.  One of the first Mk. 5s with this unit.  To RCAF Station Cold Lake for weapons firing in August and September 1956.  Served with Weapons Practice Unit, RCAF Station Cold Lake, Alberta in 1957, coded "HY*517".  With Electronic Warfare Unit at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ in the 1960s.

 

first date: 19 March 1956

 

last date: 17 April 1966

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18518

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 5

Canuck

 

Served with No. 428 AW(F) Squadron, RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario, in the 1950s.  With No. 3 AW(F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ in the early 1960s.  Visited RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 30 August 1962.  Taken on charge by Canadian Armed Forces on 1 February 1968, but retained RCAF serial number.  Became instructional airframe A684.

 

first date: 1956

 

last date: 11 August 1972

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18519

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 5

Canuck

 

With No. 428 Squadron at RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario in 1956.  Later with No. 413 AW(F) Squadron at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ.

 

first date: 8 March 1956

 

last date: 25 February 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18520

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 5

Canuck

 

With No. 425 AW(F) Squadron at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ.

 

first date: 8 March 1956

 

last date: 18 March 1965

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18521

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 5

Canuck

 

Served with No. 428 AW(F) Squadron, RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario, in the 1950s.  Also with No. 433 Squadron, dates unknown.

 

first date: 8 March 1956

 

last date: 31 May 1965

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18522

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 5

Canuck

 

With No. 428 Squadron at RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario in 1956, coded "HG*522".  Arrived at Hamilton, Ontario by rail car for scrapping on 27 October 1963.

 

first date: 8 March 1956

 

last date: 13 November 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18523

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 5

Canuck

 

With No. 425 Squadron, RCAF.

 

first date: 14 June 1956

 

last date: 31 May 1965

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18524

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 5

Canuck

 

With No. 428 Squadron at RCAF Station Uplands in 1956, coded "HG*524".  Also with No. 428 Squadron, dates unknown.

 

first date: 8 March 1956

 

last date: 31 May 1965

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18525

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 5

Canuck

 

Operated by No. 416 Squadron, dates unknown.  With No. 428 Squadron at RCAF Station Uplands in 1956 and 1959, coded "HG*525".  Being operated by a 410 Sdn. crew on 1 September 1959, when port main gear collapsed on touchdown at Uplands.  No injuries, but major damage to aircraft.  Reported as written off after this accident, also reported with Electronic Warfare Unit at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ in the 1960s.

 

first date: 8 March 1956

 

last date: 17 April 1966

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18526

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 5

Canuck

 

Served with No. 428 AW(F) Squadron, RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario, in the 1950s, coded "HG*526".  Also with No. 410 Squadron, dates unknown.  Arrived at Hamilton, Ontario by rail car for scrapping on 27 October 1963.

 

first date: 8 March 1956

 

last date: 13 November 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18527

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 5

Canuck

 

With No. 425 Squadron At RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ in 1957.  Also with No. 409 and 410 Squadrons, dates unknown.

 

first date: 14 June 1956

 

last date: 31 May 1965

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18528

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 5

Canuck

 

With No. 410, 414 and 425 Squadrons.

 

first date: 8 March 1956

 

last date: 31 May 1965

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18529

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 5

Canuck

 

With No. 410, 416 and 425 Squadrons.

 

first date: 8 March 1956

 

last date: 18 March 1965

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18530

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 5

Canuck

 

Served with No. 416 and 428 Squadrons.  Arrived at Hamilton, Ontario by rail car for scrapping on 27 October 1963.

 

first date: 8 March 1956

 

last date: 13 November 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18531

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 5

Canuck

 

With No. 428 Squadron at RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario in 1956.  Also with No. 433 Squadron, dates unknown.

 

first date: 8 March 1956

 

last date: 30 September 1965

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18532

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 5

Canuck

 

With No. 425 AW(F) Squadron at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ.  Also with No. 409 and 410 Squadrons.  Arrived at Hamilton, Ontario by rail car for scrapping on 27 October 1963.

 

first date: 8 March 1956

 

last date: 31 May 1965

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18533

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 5

Canuck

 

Served with No. 428 AW(F) Squadron, RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario, in the 1950s.  With No. 425 Squadron at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ, dates unknown.  With No. 410 AW(F) Squadron at RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario, c. 1956 / 1961.

 

first date: 8 March 1956

 

last date: 13 November 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18534

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 5

Canuck

 

Used by No. 425 Squadron.  Later to No. 3 AW(F) Operational Training Unit.  Became instructional airframe A690.  Taken on charge by Canadian Armed Forces on 1 February 1968, but retained RCAF serial number.  Flown to Belgium after being struck off, probably last trans-Atlantic flight by a Canuck.  On display today in Brussels museum, in Belgian AF markings.

 

first date: 1956

 

last date: 14 May 1971

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, to Belgium for display.

18535

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 5

Canuck

 

Served with No. 428 AW(F) Squadron, RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario, in the 1950s.  Also with No. 413 and 432 Squadrons, dates unknown.

 

first date: 14 June 1956

 

last date: 18 March 1965

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18536

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 5

Canuck

 

With No. 425 Squadron, dates unknown.  With No. 433 Squadron at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario in 1960.  Represented unit in rocket meet that year.  Became instructional airframe A691.  Taken on strength by Canadian Armed Forces on 1 February 1968, but retained RCAF serial number.

 

first date: 1956

 

last date: 31 May 1971

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18537

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 5

Canuck

 

With No. 409, 413, 416 and 432 Squadrons.

 

first date: 13 June 1956

 

last date: 17 May 1966

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18538

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 5

Canuck

 

With No. 428 Squadron at RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario in 1956.  With No. 413 Squadron from RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ when it was detached to Sept-Isles, PQ on 13 and 14 October 1961 for Exercise Sky Shield.  Also with No. 425 Squadron, dates unknown.  Arrived at Hamilton, Ontario by rail car for scrapping on 27 October 1963.

 

first date: 8 March 1956

 

last date: 13 November 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18539

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 5

Canuck

 

With No. 432 Squadron at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ in 1957, coded "DL*539".  With No. 413 Squadron from RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ when it was detached to Sept-Isles, PQ on 13 and 14 October 1961 for Exercise Sky Shield.  Also with No. 416 Squadron, dates unknown.  Arrived at Hamilton, Ontario by rail car for scrapping on 27 October 1963.

 

first date: 14 June 1956

 

last date: 13 November 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18540

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 5

Canuck

 

With No. 414 and 432 Squadrons.

 

first date: 14 June 1956

 

last date: 31 May 1965

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18541

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 5

Canuck

 

Served with No. 410, 425 and 433 Squadrons.  Taken on strength by Canadian Armed Forces on 1 February 1968, but retained RCAF serial number.

 

first date: 1956

 

last date: 31 May 1974

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

18542

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 5

Canuck

 

With No. 428 AW(F) Squadron at RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario.  Also with No. 432 Squadron.  Taken on strength by Canadian Armed Forces on 1 February 1968, but retained RCAF serial number.

 

first date: 1956

 

last date: 25 May 1967

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18543

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 5

Canuck

 

Served with No. 428 AW(F) Squadron, RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario, in the 1950s.  Also with No. 410, 413 and 432 Squadrons, dates unknown.

 

first date: 14 June 1956

 

last date: 18 March 1965

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18544

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 5

Canuck

 

Loaned to Avro Canada for development tests.

 

first date: 17 October 1956

 

last date: 1 May 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18545

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 5

Canuck

 

Served with No. 414 and 432 Squadrons.  Arrived at Hamilton, Ontario by rail car for scrapping on 27 October 1963.

 

first date: 14 June 1956

 

last date: 13 November 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18546

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 5

Canuck

 

With No. 433 Squadron at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario in 1960.  Represented squadron at 4th annual Air Defence Command rocket meet, May of that year.  Also with No. 414 Squadron, dates unknown.

 

first date: 20 August 1956

 

last date: 18 March 1965

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18547

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 5

Canuck

 

Served with No. 428 AW(F) Squadron, RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario, in the 1950s.  Also with No. 413 and 432 Squadrons, dates unknown.

 

first date: 20 August 1956

 

last date: 18 March 1965

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18548

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 5

Canuck

 

Served with No. 428 AW(F) Squadron, RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario, in the 1950/60s, coded "RCAF*548".  Also with no. 410 and No. 432 Squadrons, dates unknown.

 

first date: 14 June 1956

 

last date: 13 November 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18549

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 5

Canuck

 

Served with No. 432 Squadron.

 

first date: 14 June 1956

 

last date: 17 May 1966

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.

18550

Avro Canada

 

CF-100

Mk. 5

Canuck

 

Served with No. 413 and No. 416 Squadrons.  Arrived at Hamilton, Ontario by rail car for scrapping on 27 October 1963.

 

first date: 14 June 1956

 

last date: 13 November 1963

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off, later scrapped.


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