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variant or model

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company designation

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19151

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

51

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 August 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  in fall of 1952.

 

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

19152

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

52

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 July 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 441 (F) Squadron at North Luffenham, UK, coded "BT*C",  in early 1950s.  Later carried registration VC-BRC on wings, "BT*152" on fuselage.  Category A crash at Wells, near North Luffenham, on 27 November 1953, pilot ejected after aircraft entered spin.

 

last date: 30 December 1953 - Struck off

19153

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

53

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 July 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 1 Fighter Wing in Europe.  With No. 410 (F) and 441 (F) Squadrons.  Crashed while attempting forced landing after in flight fire on 18 May 1962, with Turkish AF.  Had 1879 hours logged when written off.

 

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

19154

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

54

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 August 1951 - Taken on strength

 

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

 

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

19155

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

55

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 August 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 439 (F) Squadron at North Luffenham, UK in early 1950s.  Landed short of North Luffenham due to engine trouble on 8 April 1954, flown by  F/O LJ Elphick.  Declared Category A.

 

last date: 21 April 1954 - Struck off

19156

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

56

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 August 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 410 (F) Squadron.  Category B damage at North Luffenham UK on 24 June 1952, emergency landing after fire in gun bay.  Later re-classified Category A, to Redifon for conversion to simulator.

 

last date: 12 September 1952 - Struck off

19157

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

57

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 September 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 410 (F) Squadron at RCAF Station North Luffenham, UK, with no codes or serial on fuselage, squadron markings on nose and below cockpit.  With No. 439 (F) Squadron at North Luffenham, UK in early 1950s.

 

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

19158

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

58

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 September 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With 439 Squadron at North Luffenham, UK in early 1950s.  Pilot ejected over sea off Cromer, UK, after fuel exhaustion, on 20 August 1953.

 

last date: 25 August 1953 - Struck off

19159

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

59

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 August 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 410 (F) Squadron at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ.  With this unit to the UK, where it was marked "AM*159".  With 439 Squadron at North Luffenham, UK in early 1950s.  Category A damage while with 439 Sdn, on 21 February 1954, when it landed short at North Luffenham after fuel exhaustion.

 

last date: 9 March 1954 - Struck off

19160

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

60

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 September 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 410 (F) Squadron.  With No. 441 (F) Squadron at North Luffenham, UK, coded BT*D",  in early 1950s.  Category B damage while based there, on 26 June 1953.  Crashed in to mountain near Merzifon, Turkey on 29 September 1959.

 

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

19161

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

61

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 September 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 410 (F) Squadron.

 

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

19162

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

62

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 September 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 410 (F) Squadron.  With No. 441 (F) Squadron at North Luffenham, UK, coded BT*H",  in early 1950s.

 

last date: 4 August 1955 - Struck off

19163

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

63

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 August 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 439 Squadron at North Luffenham, UK in early 1950s.  With No. 441 (F) Squadron at North Luffenham, UK, coded BT*G",  in early 1950s.  Reported missing on 17 May 1954, while with 441 Squadron.  W/C W.F. Parks killed.

 

last date: 19 July 1954 - Struck off

19164

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

64

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 August 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 1 Fighter Wing in Europe.  With No. 439 (F) Squadron at North Luffenham, UK in early 1950s.  Also with No. 441 (F) Squadron, no dates.

 

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

19165

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

65

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 August 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 430 (F) Squadron  With No. 441 (F) Squadron at RCAF Station North Luffenham, UK when it boomed RAF Watton, with full permission, during an air show on 20 September 1952.  Coded "BT*165".

 

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

19166

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

66

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 September 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 441 (F) Squadron.  With No. 439 (F) Squadron at North Luffenham, UK in early 1950s.   F/O Fowler damaged the tail pipe during a heavy landing on 28 August 1953.

 

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

19167

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

67

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 September 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 1 Fighter Wing in Europe.  With No. 441 (F) Squadron at RCAF Station North Luffenham, UK in fall of 1952.  Category A crash on 7 October 1953 at North Luffenham.

 

last date: 25 November 1953 - Struck off

19168

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

68

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 September 1951 - Taken on strength

 

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 in 1954.  Destroyed in a crash while with Greek AF.

 

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

19169

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

69

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 September 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 410 (F) Squadron.  This may be the aircraft displayed in Greek museum, in Hellenic Flame aerobatic team colours and carrying serial 202, at Dekelia-Tatoi, but identity of this aircraft is not confirmed.

 

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

19170

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

70

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 September 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 410 (F) Squadron at RCAF Station North Luffenham, UK, with no codes or serial on fuselage, squadron markings on nose and below cockpit.  Also marked "AM*170" while in UK.

 

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

19171

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

71

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 September 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 410 (F) Squadron.  Destroyed in a crash while with Greek AF, at Tanagra on 18 June 1958.

 

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

19172

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

72

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 September 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 410 (F) Squadron.  With No. 439 (F) Squadron at North Luffenham, UK in early 1950s.  Also with No. 441 (F) Squadron, coded "BT*172".

 

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

19173

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

73

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 September 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 410 (F) Squadron, no dates.  With No. 416 (F) Squadron at RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario in early 1952.  Later with No. 1 Fighter Wing in Europe.  Crashed on takeoff from Merzifon, Turkey on 17 April 1961.

 

last date: 18 June 1954 - Struck off, free issue to the Turkish AF

19174

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

74

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 November 1951 - Taken on strength

 

First used at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ.  With No. 439 (F) Squadron at North Luffenham, UK in early 1950s.

 

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

19175

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

75

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 September 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 410 (F) Squadron.  With No. 439 (F) Squadron at North Luffenham, UK in early 1950s.

 

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

19176

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

76

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 September 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 410 (F) Squadron at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ.  Later with this unit at RCAF Station Luffenham, UK, where it was marked "AM*176".  Destroyed in crash while at Merzifon, Turkey on 6 May 1958.

 

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

19177

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

77

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 September 1951 - Taken on strength

 

Used by No. 410, 430 and 441 Squadrons.  Mid-air with Sabre 19181 over The Wash on 18 April 1952, while with No. 410 (F) Squadron, flown by F/O J.A.L. Kerr.  Both pilots killed, first 1 Wing fatalities in Europe.

 

last date: 5 June 1952 - Struck off

19178

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

78

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 September 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 410 (F) Squadron.  Category A crash at North Luffenham on 25 August 1952, while overshooting.  To Redifon for conversion to simulator.

 

last date: 15 September 1952 - Struck off

19179

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

79

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 September 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 410 (F) Squadron.

 

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

19180

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

80

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 September 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 410 (F) Squadron at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ.  Later with this unit at RCAF Station Luffenham, UK, where it was marked "AM*180".  With No. 439 (F) Squadron at North Luffenham, UK in early 1950s.  Destroyed while with Turkish AF, on 10 April 1956, after pilot ejected at 9,000 feet following controls freezing.

 

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

19181

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

81

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 September 1951 - Taken on strength

 

Mid-air with Sabre 19177 over The Wash on 18 April 1952, while with No. 410 (F) Squadron, flown by F/O A.B. Rayner.  Both pilots killed, first 1 Wing fatalities in Europe.

 

last date: 5 June 1952 - Struck off

19182

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

82

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 October 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 410 (F) Squadron.

 

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

19183

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

83

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 October 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 441 (F) Squadron at North Luffenham, UK  in fall of 1952.  Forced landing after compressor stall while in the UK on 22 October 1954, resulting in major engine fire and Category B damage.  Pilot N. Ronaasen uninjured.  Crashed on takeoff from Merzifon, Turkey on 22 August 1966.

 

last date: 4 August 1956 - Struck off, free issue to the Turkish AF

19184

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

84

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 October 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 410 (F) Squadron.  Category B damage on 20 January 1953, while with No. 441 (F) Squadron in the UK.

 

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

19185

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

85

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 October 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 441 (F) Squadron.  Category A damage when it landed short at North Luffenham, UK on 5 December 1952.

 

last date: 11 December 1952 - Struck off

19186

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

86

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 October 1951 - Taken on strength

 

Category B damage on 22 January 1953, while with No. 410 (F) Squadron at North Luffenham, UK.

 

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

19187

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

87

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 November 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 430 (F) and 439 (F) Squadrons at North Luffenham, UK in early 1950s.  Crashed into North Sea due to fuel exhaustion on 1 July 1952 (also reported as 25 August 1952?).

 

last date: 2 September 1952 - Struck off

19188

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

88

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 October 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 439 (F) Squadron at North Luffenham, UK in early 1950s.  Crashed on takeoff from Tanagra, Greece on 12 July 1957, while with Greek AF.

 

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

19189

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

89

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 October 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 441 (F) Squadron at North Luffenham, UK.  Category A damage when it forced landed gear up on 12 June 1952 due to engine problems.  To Redifon for conversion to simulator.

 

last date: 24 June 1952 - Struck off

19190

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

90

 

 

 

 

first date: 22 October 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 439 (F) Squadron at RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario by early 1952.  Flew with this unit to North Luffenham, UK in Operation Leapfrog 1, May/June 1952.  Also with No. 421 and 430 Squadrons, no dates.

 

last date: 4 August 1956 - Struck off, free issue to the Turkish AF

19191

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

91

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 November 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 427 (F) Squadron.  With No. 439 (F) Squadron at North Luffenham, UK in early 1950s.  Involved in a collision 27 March 1953 during take-off, causing extensive damage to 19191 and minor damage to 19196.  Reported as Category A, but apparently repaired and supplied to Greece.

 

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

19192

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

92

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 October 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 439 (F) Squadron at North Luffenham, UK in early 1950s.  Destroyed on 25 July 1957, in forced landing following in flight fire while near Merzifon, Turkey.

 

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

19193

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

93

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 October 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 422 (F) Squadron.  With No. 439 (F) Squadron at North Luffenham, UK in early 1950s.  Dove straight in during a training exercise near Boston, in the county of Lincolnshire, England, on 23 June 1953.  Pilot  F/O Joseph Jean Raymond Bédard  killed.

 

last date: 9 July 1953 - Struck off

19194

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

94

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 October 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 410 (F) Squadron.  With No. 439 (F) Squadron at North Luffenham, UK in early 1950s.  Destroyed on 9 June 1960, mid-air with Sabre 19236 over Black Sea.  Both pilots killed.

 

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

19195

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

95

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 October 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 410 (F), 421 (F), and 441 (F) Squadrons, no dates.  With No. 439 (F) Squadron at North Luffenham, UK in early 1950s.  In August 1953, minor damage caused when F/O Cheesman forced to land with the nose wheel in the up position.  Category B damage on 25 October 1954, while with 439 Squadron.

 

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

19196

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

96

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 October 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.  Involved in a collision 27 March 1953 during take-off, causing extensive damage to 19191 and Category B damage to 19196.

 

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

19197

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

97

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 November 1951 - Taken on strength

 

Used by Technical Training School at Camp Borden, Ontario.  With No. 1 Fighter Wing in Europe.  No dates for either.

 

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

19198

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

98

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 October 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 439 (F) and 441 (F) Squadrons at North Luffenham, UK in early 1950s.  Category B damage on 5 January 1953.

 

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

19199

North American

Canadair

Sabre

2

 

 

CL-13

99

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 October 1951 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 439 (F) Squadron at North Luffenham, UK in early 1950s, in natural metal finish.  With No. 441 (F) Squadron, no dates.

 

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

19200

North American

Canadair

Sabre

3

 

 

CL-13

100

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 June 1954 - Taken on strength

 

Only Mark 3.  First Canadair built Sabre with Orenda engine.  First flight on 25 September 1952, used by Canadair for trials before passing to RCAF.  Nearly lost in high speed dive by Canadair pilot W. Longhurst during early tests, when spanner left in cockpit jammed elevator controls during manufacturers trials.  Pilot bent spanner during recovery.  To Edwards AFB in California for calibrations and other trials in April 1953.  Used by Jacqueline Cochran to set 3 world speed records for women in May and June 1953, from Edwards.  Carried no markings apart from serial number on tail for these flights.  Reported to have become first woman through the sound barrier during these flights.  Later brought up to full Mk. 4 standards, but apparently not redesignated.  Reported on display at St. Jeans, PQ, no dates.  Preserved, on display at former RCAF Station Downsview, Ontario in the 1980s.  Later with the Western Canada Aviation Museum in Winnipeg, Manitoba.  By 2000 at the Reynolds Museum in Wetaskawin, Alberta.

 

last date: 22 June 1969 - Struck off



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