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RCAF 19801 to 19850
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NOTE: If you are wondering why none of these RCAF serial numbers have any RCAF history, read my Note On The Canadair Sabre 4.

 

                                                                                   

 

Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

19801

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

701

 

 

 

 

First Canadair built Sabre with fixed "6-3" leading edge extension.  USAF serial 52-10235 assigned, probably never marked.  Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XD780.  First flight on 24 July 1953.  Operated by No. 92 Squadron at Linton-on-Ouse, UK, and by No. 229 Operational Conversion Unit at Chivenor, UK.  Used by Air Fighting Development Squadron at West Rayham, UK.  Stalled on final and crashed at Linton on 14 May 1955, pilot survived.

19802

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

702

 

 

 

 

USAF serial 52-10236 assigned, probably never marked.  Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XD781.  First flight on 28 July 1953.  Used by Air Fighting Development Squadron at West Rayham, UK.  To USAF on 23 October 1956.

19803

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

703

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB916.  First flight on 19 August 1953.  Operated by No. 130 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany.  To USAF on 25 September 1956.

19804

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

704

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB917.  First flight on 28 July 1953.  Operated by No. 112 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany, coded "A".  To USAF on 12 July 1956.  To Yugoslavian Air Force.  On outdoor display in Banja Luka, Bosnia-Herzegovina in 1990s in Yugoslavian markings, badly deteriorated.  The aircraft data plate is now in Canada, having been removed by Canadian troops serving with the UN in the Balkans.

19805

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

705

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB918.  First flight on 30 July 1953.  Operated by No. 130 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany, coded "R".  Struck off RAF strength on 18 December 1958.

19806

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

706

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB919.  First flight on 28 July 1953.  Operated by No. 112 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany.  To USAF on 7 September 1957.  To Yugoslavian Air Force.

19807

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

707

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB920.  First flight on 28 July 1953.  Operated by No. 112 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany, coded "K".  To USAF on 14 June 1957.  To Yugoslavian Air Force.

19808

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

708

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB921.  First flight on 19 September 1953.  Operated by No. 130 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany; by No. 4 Squadron at Jever, Germany; and by No. 71 Squadron in Germany.  To USAF on 30 September 1957.

19809

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

709

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB922.  First flight on 19 August 1953.  Operated by No. 130 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany.  To USAF on 22 October 1957.  To Yugoslavian Air Force.

19810

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

710

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB923.  First flight on 20 August 1953.  Operated by No. 4 Squadron at Jever, Germany.  To USAF on 20 November 1956.

19811

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

711

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB924.  First flight on 25 August 1953.  Operated by No. 130 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany.  To USAF on 31 May 1956.

19812

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

712

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB925.  First flight on 19 August 1953.  Operated by No. 147 Squadron in the UK.

19813

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

713

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB926.  First flight on 26 August 1953. Operated by No. 112 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany.  Used by Sabre Conversion Flight at RAF Wildenwrath, Germany.  To USAF on 7 January 1958.  To Yugoslavian Air Force.

19814

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

714

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB927.  First flight on 18 August 1953.  Operated by No. 130 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany, coded "V".  Crashed in RAF service, undershot landing after engine failure at Bruggen on 29 October 1954.  Pilot survived.

19815

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

715

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB928.  First flight on 21 August 1953.  Operated by No. 130 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany.  To USAF on 25 July 1957.

19816

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

716

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB929.  First flight on 18 August 1953.  Operated by No. 130 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany, coded "Q".  To USAF on 22 May 1957.  To Yugoslavian Air Force

19817

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

717

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB930.  First flight on 19 August 1953.  Operated by No. 130 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany.  To USAF on 8 November 1956.

19818

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

718

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB931.  Operated by No. 26 Squadron at Oldenburg, Germany and by No. 4 Squadron at Jever, Germany.  Struck off RAF strength on 9 May 1958.

19819

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

719

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB932.  Operated by No. 130 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany.  Crashed in RAF service, undershot landing at Bruggen on 12 July 1955.  Pilot survived.

19820

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

720

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB933.  First flight on 25 August 1953.  Operated by No. 130 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany.  To USAF on 29 March 1957.  To Italian Air Force.

19821

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

721

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB934.  First flight on 3 September 1953. Operated by No. 112 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany, coded "X".  To USAF on 17 July 1957.  To Yugoslavian Air Force, marked "11-106".  To Honduras Air Force in 1976.

19822

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

722

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB935.  First flight on 21 August 1953.  To USAF on 24 May 1956.  Operated by No. 4 Squadron at Jever, Germany and by Sabre Conversion Flight at RAF Wildenwrath, Germany.  To Italian Air Force, marked "4-21".

19823

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

723

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB936.  First flight on 26 August 1953.  With RAF Handling Squadron at Manby in November and December 1953, used in preparation of pilot's notes.  With No. 67 Squadron at Wildenwrath, Germany when it stalled on take off from Wildenwrath on 4 March 1954.  Struck approach lights and was destroyed.

19824

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

724

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB937.  First flight on 21 August 1953.  Operated by No. 4 Squadron at Jever, Germany.  Dove into the sea near Sylt, Germany on 8 October 1954, during a training flight.

19825

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

725

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB938.  First flight on 31 August 1953.  Operated by No. 4 Squadron at Jever, Germany and No. 3 Squadron in Germany.  To USAF on 7 November 1957.

19826

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

726

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB939.  First flight on 10 September 1953.  To USAF on 29 August 1957.  To Yugoslavian Air Force, marked "11-107".

19827

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

727

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB940.  First flight on 26 August 1953.  Operated by No. 4 Squadron at Jever, Germany.

19828

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

728

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB941.  First flight on 28 August 1953.  Operated by No. 4 Squadron at Jever, Germany and by No. 66 Squadron at Linton-on-Ouse, UK, coded "S".  To USAF on 28 July 1957.  To Italian Air Force.

19829

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

729

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB942.  First flight on 4 September 1953.  Operated by No. 130 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany.  To USAF on 12 June 1956.  To Italian Air Force, marked "4-66".

19830

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

730

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB943.  First flight on 28 August 1953.  Operated by No. 130 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany; and by No. 71 Squadron in Germany.  To USAF on 6 July 1956.  To Italian Air Force.  Crashed in Italian service on 22 October 1958, collided with a BEA Viscount near Anzio.  31 in Viscount killed, Sabre pilot survived.

19831

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

731

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB944.  First flight on 10 September 1953. Operated by No. 112 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany, coded "L"; and by No. 71 Squadron in Germany

19832

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

732

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB945.  First flight on 18 September 1953.  Operated by No. 130 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany.  To USAF on 21 June 1956.

19833

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

733

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB946.  First flight on 1 September 1953. Operated by No. 112 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany.  To USAF on 17 July 1957.  To Italian Air Force.  Later to Yugoslavian Air Force, marked "11-108".

19834

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

734

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB947.  First flight on 8 September 1953. Operated by No. 112 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany, coded "Q".  Struck off RAF books on 18 December 1958.

19835

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

735

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB948.  First flight on 3 September 1953.  To USAF on 30 October 1956.  To Italian Air Force.

19836

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

736

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB949.  First flight on 2 September 1953.  Operated by No. 3 Squadron in Germany; by No. 130 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany, coded "Z"; and by No. 234 Squadron in Germany.  To USAF on 12 June 1957.  To Italian Air Force.

19837

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

737

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB950.  First flight on 11 September 1953. Operated by No. 112 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany, coded "S".  Crashed in RAF service on 5 July 1955.  Dove in with engine on fire.

19838

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

738

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB951.  First flight on 8 September 1953.  Operated by No. 130 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany.  To USAF on 22 June 1956.  To Italian Air Force.

19839

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

739

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB952.  First flight on 3 September 1953.  Operated by Sabre Conversion Flight at RAF Wildenwrath, Germany; by No. 130 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany; and by No. 71 Squadron in Germany.  To USAF on 15 October 1956.  To Italian Air Force.

19840

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

740

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB953.  First flight on 12 September 1953.  Operated by No. 3 Squadron in Germany and by No. 130 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany.  To USAF on 26 September 1957.  To Yugoslavian Air Force, marked "11-109".

19841

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

741

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB954.  First flight on 12 September 1953.  Operated by No. 130 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany.  To USAF on 7 September 1956.  To Italian Air Force, marked "4-44".  Crashed in Italian service on 31 July 1958.  Pilot ejected successfully after encountering jet wash in a formation take off from Pratica-di-Mare.  Reported preserved in Italy, in museum at Grazzanise.

19842

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

742

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB955.  First flight on 11 September 1953.  Operated by No. 4 Squadron at Jever, Germany, coded "W".  To USAF on 28 September 1956.

19843

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

743

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB956.  First flight on 15 September 1953. Operated by No. 112 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany, coded "T".  To USAF on 18 November 1957.  To Italian Air Force.

19844

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

744

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB957.  First flight on 11 September 1953. Operated by No. 112 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany and No. 3 Squadron in Germany.  To USAF on 13 June 1957.  To Italian Air Force.

19845

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

745

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB958.  First flight on 11 September 1953. Operated by No. 112 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany.  To USAF on 28 February 1957.

19846

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

746

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB959.  First flight on 15 September 1953. Operated by No. 112 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany, coded "V", and by No. 130 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany.  To USAF on 19 September 1957.

19847

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

747

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB960.  First flight on 15 September 1953. Operated by No. 112 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany, coded "G".  To USAF on 24 May 1957.  To Italian Air Force.  Later to Yugoslavian Air Force.

19848

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

748

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB961.  First flight on 18 September 1953.  Operated by No. 4 Squadron at Jever, Germany; by No. 26 Squadron at Oldenburg, Germany; and by No. 130 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany.  To USAF on 28 February 1957.  Later to Italian AF, marked "2-58".

19849

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

749

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB973.  First flight on 18 September 1953.  Operated by No. 4 Squadron at Jever, Germany and No. 3 Squadron in Germany.  To USAF on 19 August 1957.  To Yugoslavian Air Force.

19850

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

750

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB974.  First flight on 18 September 1953.  Operated by No. 4 Squadron at Jever, Germany; and by No. 71 Squadron in Germany, coded "O".  To USAF on 24 June 1957.  To Italian Air Force.  Later to Yugoslavian Air Force.


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