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Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

19101

North American

Canadair

Sabre

1

 

 

CL-13

1

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 August 1950 - Taken on strength

 

Assembled from F-86A components supplied by North American.  First flight on 9 August 1950, after being towed on public streets from Cartierville factory to Dorval airport.  Flown to Malton, Ontario on 18 August 1950, towed to Canadian National Exhibition grounds for display.  Coded "CK*R" for early tests.  Later operated by Central Experimental and Proving Establishment at RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario, coded "PX*101".  On display on pedestal in front of 700 Wing of the RCAF Association in Edmonton, Alberta from 14 July 1965 to 2009 (at least).

 

last date: 7 September 1965 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation

19102

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

2

 

 

 

 

first date: 13 April 1951 - Taken on strength

 

First production Canadair Sabre, reportedly used about 90% US built components.  First flight on 31 January 1951, by Canadair pilot W. Longhurst.  Delivered direct to No. 410 (F) Squadron at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ, coded "AM*N".  Category B damage at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 16 May 1952.  Also with No. 431 Squadron at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ in 1954, carried the name "Iroquois".  Overhauled by Canadair at Cartierville before passing to Greek AF.  Ferried to UK by No. 1 Overseas Ferry Unit, with RCAF serial and Greek roundels.  Destroyed in a crash while landing on 22 August 1955, with Greek AF.

 

last date: 29 September 1954 - Struck off, free issue to Royal Hellenic AF

19103

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

3

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 March 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 410 (F) Squadron at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ.  Later with No. 1 (F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Chatham, NB.

 

last date: 20 July 1954 - Struck off, free issue to Turkish AF

19104

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

4

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 March 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 410 (F) Squadron at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ.  Also with No. 413 (F) Squadron.  With No. 1 (F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Chatham, NB.

 

last date: 20 July 1954 - Struck off, free issue to Royal Hellenic AF

19105

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

5

 

 

 

 

first date: 13 April 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 410 (F) Squadron, coded "AM*C".  Operated by Central Experimental and Proving Establishment at RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario.  With No. 1 (F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Chatham, NB.

 

last date: 20 July 1954 - Struck off, free issue to Royal Hellenic AF

19106

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

6

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 March 1951 - Taken on strength

 

To Air Defence Command.  With No. 410 (F) Squadron at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ.  Category A crash on 2 August 1951, attempting to land at Dorval with a cocked nose wheel.  Classified as Instructional Airframe B 592 on 13 September 1951.

 

last date: 6 June 1956 - Struck off

19107

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

7

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 March 1951 - Taken on strength

 

At RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ.  Also with No. 413 (F) Squadron.

 

last date: 20 July 1954 - Struck off, free issue to Royal Hellenic AF

19108

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

8

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 June 1951 - Taken on strength

 

Category B damage at RCAF Station Chatham, NB on 27 September 1952.  With No. 431 Squadron at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ in January 1954, first Sabre with this unit.

 

last date: 4 August 1955 - Struck off, free issue to Royal Hellenic AF

19109

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

9

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 February 1952 - Taken on strength

 

In use at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario in summer of 1953, featured in several RCAF publicity photos.  Used by No. 1 (F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Chatham, NB.  With No. 416 (F) Squadron.  With No. 430 (F) Squadron.

 

last date: 20 July 1954 - Struck off, free issue to Royal Hellenic AF

19110

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

10

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 January 1952 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 431 (F) Squadron at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ in 1954.  Destroyed in a heavy landing at Athens on 20 October 1955, while with the Greek AF.

 

last date: 20 July 1954 - Struck off, free issue to Royal Hellenic AF

19111

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

11

 

 

 

 

first date: 2 May 1952 - Taken on strength

 

To Air Defence Command at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario for use by No. 430 (F) Squadron.  Used by No. 1 (F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Chatham, NB.

 

last date: 20 July 1954 - Struck off, free issue to Royal Hellenic AF

19112

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

12

 

 

 

 

first date: 13 December 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 439 (F) Squadron at RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario from 1952.  Flew with this unit to North Luffenham, UK in Operation Leapfrog 1, May/June 1952.  Category A crash on 9 July 1952.  Engine flamed out in flight following an oil pump failure, F/O A. Seitz ejected successfully over The Wash, UK.  Rescued by a USAF Albatross after 1:45 in the North Sea.  He would later survive a CF-104 ejection (see 12738).

 

last date: 17 July 1952 - Struck off

19113

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

13

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 November 1951 - Taken on strength

 

To Air Defence Command at RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ, for use by No. 413 (F) Squadron.  Category A crash on 7 April 1952, came down in woods after engine flamed out near Bagotville.  F/O R. Peterson survived.

 

last date: 7 May 1952 - Struck off

19114

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

14

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 November 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 439 (F) Squadron at RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario from 1952.  Flew with this unit to North Luffenham, UK in Operation Leapfrog 1, May/June 1952.

 

last date: 4 August 1955 - Struck off, free issue to Royal Hellenic AF

19115

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

15

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 March 1951 - Taken on strength

 

To Air Defence Command.  With No. 441 (F) Squadron.  With No. 410 (F) Squadron at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ when it received Category A damage while attempting to land at Dorval with engine problems.  Crashed into ILS shack.

 

last date: 3 July 1951 - Struck off

19116

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

16

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 March 1951 - Taken on strength

 

Served with No. 410 (F) Squadron.  With No. 441 (F) Squadron.  Used by No. 1 (F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Chatham, NB.  Category A crash at Chatham on 31 October 1952.  Landed short.  To Redifon for conversion to simulator.

 

last date: 7 November 1952 - Struck off

19117

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

17

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 March 1951 - Taken on strength

 

Served with No. 410 (F) Squadron at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ.  Later with No. 434 (F) Squadron at RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario.   Category A crash on 3 November 1952, wheels up landing near Manotick, Ontario (10 miles south of Uplands) after controls seized.  Classified as Instructional Airframe 598 B on 18 November 1952.  To Redifon for conversion to simulator.

 

last date: 25 April 1956 - Struck off

19118

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

18

 

 

 

 

first date: 1951 - Taken on strength

 

Served with No. 410 (F) Squadron at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ.  Detached to Dorval during runway repairs at St. Hubert when it received Category A damage in a heavy landing at Dorval on 18 July 1951.  Classified as Instructional Airframe A 593.  Still on Canadian Forces books at Integration.  That makes it the oldest Sabre on the books at that time.  Preserved, at St. Jean, PQ.  Still belongs to Department of National Defence?

 

last date:  - ?

19119

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

19

 

 

 

 

first date: 2 April 1951 - Taken on strength

 

Served with No. 410 (F) Squadron.  Used by No. 1 (F) Operational Training Unit at Chatham.  With No. 441 (F) Squadron.  Category A crash on 26 November 1953, struck trees during attempted forced landing near Summerside, PEI after fuel exhaustion.

 

last date: 17 December 1953 - Struck off

19120

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

20

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 April 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 410 (F) Squadron at North Luffenham, UK.  With No. 441 (F) Squadron.  Destroyed on 1 September 1960, landing gear retracted early during take off from Eskisehir, Turkey while with Turkish AF.

 

last date: 20 July 1954 - Struck off, free issue to Turkish AF

19121

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

21

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 April 1951 - Taken on strength

 

Used by No. 1 (F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Chatham, NB.  With No. 410 (F) Squadron at North Luffenham, UK.  With No. 421 (F) Squadron.  Destroyed in a crash while with Greek AF, possible bird strike  at Ankhilos on 6 September 1960.  Had 1276 hours logged when written off.

 

last date: 20 July 1954 - Struck off, free issue to Royal Hellenic AF

19122

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

22

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 June 1951 - Taken on strength

 

Served with No. 410 (F) Squadron.  Category A crash while with No. 410 (F) Squadron, landed short at North Luffenham, UK.  Passed through perimeter fence, came to rest on runway, heavily damaged.  To Redifon for conversion to simulator.

 

last date: 4 April 1952 - Struck off

19123

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

23

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 June 1951 - Taken on strength

 

Served with No. 410 (F) Squadron.  With No. 430 (F) Squadron.  Used by No. 1 (F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Chatham, NB.  Category A crash on takeoff, 19 February 1953, at Chatham.

 

last date: 3 March 1953 - Struck off

19124

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

24

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 June 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 441 (F) Squadron.  With No. 421 (F) Squadron.  Used by No. 1 (F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Chatham, NB.

 

last date: 4 August 1955 - Struck off, free issue to the Turkish AF

19125

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

25

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 July 1951 - Taken on strength

 

Used by No. 1 (F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Chatham, NB in late 1951.  Served with No. 410 (F) Squadron.  With No. 421 (F) Squadron.  With No. 441 (F) Squadron.

 

last date: 20 July 1954 - Struck off, free issue to Royal Hellenic AF

19126

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

26

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 June 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 421 (F) Squadron.  With No. 441 (F) Squadron.  Used by No. 1 (F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Chatham, NB.  Used by Central Experimental & Proving Establishment at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario.  Destroyed in a crash while with Turkish AF, landed 1 mile short at Eskisehir, Turkey.

 

last date: 20 July 1954 - Struck off, free issue to the Turkish AF

19127

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

27

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 July 1951 - Taken on strength

 

To Air Defence Command at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ.  With No. 421 (F) Squadron.  With No. 441 (F) Squadron.  Used by No. 1 (F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Chatham, NB.

 

last date: 20 July 1954 - Struck off, free issue to Royal Hellenic AF

19128

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

28

 

 

 

 

first date: 13 June 1951 - Taken on strength

 

First delivered to No. 410 (F) Squadron at St. Hubert, PQ, coded "AM*H".  With 439 Squadron at North Luffenham, UK in early 1950s.  With No. 441 (F) Squadron.  With No. 1 (F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Chatham, NB, dates unknown.  Destroyed in a crash while with Greek AF, pilot ejected successfully on 8 May 1959.

 

last date: 9 March 1955 - Struck off, free issue to Royal Hellenic AF

19129

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

29

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 June 1951 - Taken on strength

 

First delivered to Air Defence Command, for use by No. 410 (F) Squadron at St. Hubert, PQ, coded "AM*Q".  With No. 421 (F) Squadron.  With No. 1 (F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Chatham, NB, dates unknown.  Destroyed in a crash with the Turkish AF.  Wings failed during pull out from a dive on 2 March 1960, at Merzifon, Turkey.

 

last date: 20 July 1954 - Struck off, free issue to the Turkish AF

19130

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

30

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 June 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 421 (F) Squadron.  With No. 441 (F) Squadron.  Used by No. 1 (F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Chatham, NB.  Used by the Central Experimental & Proving Establishment.  Destroyed in a mid-air collision over the Black Sea with Sabre 19138 on 16 August 1957, while with the Turkish AF.

 

last date: 20 July 1954 - Struck off, free issue to the Turkish AF

19131

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

31

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 June 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 441 (F) Squadron.  With No. 1 (F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Chatham, NB.  Category A crash on 23 July 1953, at Chatham.  F/O McLeod successfully ejected near Newcastle, NB after fuel exhaustion.

 

last date: 31 July 1953 - Struck off

19132

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

32

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 June 1951 - Taken on strength

 

Served with 441 Squadron at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ, dates unknown.  Crashed near Mars Hill, Maine on 15 July 1953, after pilot F/O Cushing became lost, and ran out of fuel.  He apparently survived the ejection.  The aircraft was assigned to No. 1 (F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Chatham, New Brunswick at the time.

 

last date: 12 August 1953 - Struck off

19133

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

33

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 June 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 430 (F) Squadron.  With No. 441 (F) Squadron.  With No. 1 (F) Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Chatham, NB, dates unknown.  Destroyed in a crash while with Greek AF, stalled during a go-around at Tanagra on 1 August 1960.  Had 1070 hours logged when written off.

 

last date: 18 June 1954 - Struck off, free issue to Royal Hellenic AF

19134

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

34

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 September 1951 - Taken on strength

 

Served with No. 410 (F) Squadron.  With No. 441 (F) Squadron at North Luffenham, UK, coded "BT*B",  in early 1950s.  Still with this unit in fall of 1952.

 

last date: 4 August 1955 - Struck off, free issue to the Turkish AF

19135

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

35

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 September 1951 - Taken on strength

 

Served with No. 410 (F) Squadron.  To No. 1 Fighter Wing in Europe.

 

last date: 18 June 1954 - Struck off, free issue to Royal Hellenic AF

19136

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

36

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 November 1951 - Taken on strength

 

Used by Technical Training School at Camp Borden, Ontario.  Seen at Camp Borden, possibly in Greek roundels with RCAF serials, date unknown.

 

last date: 4 August 1955 - Struck off, free issue to the Turkish AF?

19137

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

37

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 October 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 421 and 444 Squadrons.  With No. 439 Squadron at North Luffenham, UK in early 1950s.  F/O D.G. Tracy was killed when this aircraft crashed near Loughborough, England due to fuel exhaustion on 16 December 1953.  Tracy was unable to eject, and attempted to climb out of cockpit.

 

last date: 16 December 1953 - Struck off

19138

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

38

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 November 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 413 (F) Squadron.  With No. 439 (F) Squadron at North Luffenham, UK in early 1950s.  Destroyed in a mid-air collision over the Black Sea with Sabre 19130 on 16 August 1957, while with the Turkish AF.

 

last date: 9 March 1955 - Struck off, free issue to the Turkish AF

19139

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

39

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 November 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 439 (F) Squadron at North Luffenham, UK in early 1950s.  Destroyed in a crash while with the Turkish AF, ran off the runway at Eskisehir on 27 June 1956.

 

last date: 4 August 1955 - Struck off, free issue to the Turkish AF

19140

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

40

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 November 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 421 (F) Squadron.  With No. 439 (F) Squadron at North Luffenham, UK in early 1950s.

 

last date: 29 September 1955 - Struck off, free issue to Royal Hellenic AF

19141

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

41

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 July 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 410 (F) Squadron at RCAF Station North Luffenham, UK, coded "AM*R", squadron markings on nose and below cockpit.  With No. 1 Fighter Wing in Europe.

 

last date: 18 June 1954 - Struck off, free issue to Royal Hellenic AF

19142

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

42

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 July 1951 - Taken on strength

 

Served with No. 410 (F) Squadron.  With No. 421 (F) Squadron.  With No. 439 (F) Squadron at North Luffenham, UK in early 1950s.  With No. 441 (F) Squadron at North Luffenham, UK, coded BT*M",  in early 1950s.  Destroyed in a crash while with the Turkish AF, landed short at Eskisehir after fuel exhaustion on 8 August 1960.  Had 1676 hours logged when written off.

 

last date: 29 September 1954 - Struck off, free issue to the Turkish AF

19143

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

43

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 July 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 441 (F) Squadron when it suffered a Category B damage at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ on 23 August 1951, fire on start up.  Later classified as Instructional Airframe A594.

 

last date: 25 April 1956 - Struck off

19144

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

44

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 July 1951 - Taken on strength

 

First delivered to No. 410 (F) Squadron at St. Hubert, PQ, coded "AM*T". With No. 1 Fighter Wing in Europe.  On static display at the Royal Review at RAF Station Odiham, UK, for the coronation of Elizabeth II.

 

last date: 18 June 1954 - Struck off, free issue to Royal Hellenic AF

19145

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

45

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 July 1951 - Taken on strength

 

Served with No. 410 (F) Squadron.  Crashed due to fuel starvation, at Dorval on 22 August 1951.  Classified as Instructional Airframe B595 on 13 September 1951.

 

last date: 24 November 1958 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

19146

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

46

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 July 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 1 Fighter Wing in Europe.  Also with No. 413 (F) Squadron.  With No. 441 (F) Squadron at North Luffenham, UK, coded "BT*146", in early 1950s.

 

last date: 29 September 1954 - Struck off, free issue to Royal Hellenic AF

19147

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

47

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 July 1951 - Taken on strength

 

Served with No. 410 (F) Squadron.  With No. 1 Fighter Wing in Europe.  With No. 441 (F) Squadron in fall of 1952.  Destroyed in a crash while with the Turkish AF on 26 August 1963.  Came down near Murted after control problems.

 

last date: 4 August 1955 - Struck off, free issue to the Turkish AF

19148

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

48

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 July 1951 - Taken on strength

 

Served with No. 410 (F) Squadron.  With No. 1 Fighter Wing in Europe.  With No. 441 (F) Squadron.

 

last date: 4 August 1955 - Struck off, free issue to Royal Hellenic AF

19149

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

49

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 July 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 441 (F) Squadron at North Luffenham, UK, coded BT*W",  in early 1950s.  Later with No. 3 Fighter Wing in Germany, including No. 413 (F) Squadron at RCAF Station Zweibrucken, Germany, coded "AP*154".  See paper cover of Milberry's "Canadair Sabre" book for painting of this aircraft with 413 Squadron.  Category A accident on 23 June 1954.  Lost power and then flamed out on landing at Zweibrucken on 23 June 1954, struck posts.

 

last date: 15 July 1954 - Struck off

19150

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

50

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 July 1951 - Taken on strength

 

Served with No. 410 (F) Squadron at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ.  Ferried from St. Hubert to Norfolk, Virginia in September 1951, to be loaded on HMCS Magnificent for transfer to the UK.  With No. 1 Fighter Wing in Europe.  With No. 439 (F) Squadron at North Luffenham, UK in early 1950s.  With No. 441 (F) Squadron at North Luffenham, UK, coded BT*A", in early 1950s.

 

last date: 29 September 1954 - Struck off, free issue to the Turkish AF



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