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NOTE: If you are wondering why none of these RCAF Sabre 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

 

 

 

19851

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

751

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB975.  First flight on 22 September 1953.  Operated by No. 20 Squadron at Oldenburg, Germany; and by No. 234 Squadron in Germany.  To USAF on 16 May 1957.  To Italian Air Force.

19852

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

752

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB976.  First flight on 18 September 1953. Operated by No. 112 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany, coded "E".  To USAF on 2 December 1957.  To Italian Air Force.

19853

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

753

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB977.  First flight on 18 September 1953.  Operated by No. 4 Squadron at Jever, Germany, coded "H"; and by No. 20 Squadron at Oldenburg, Germany.  To USAF on 24 August 1956.  To Italian Air Force.

19854

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

754

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB647.  First flight on 22 September 1953.  Operated by No. 4 Squadron at Jever, Germany.  Crashed while with the RAF, stalled on landing approach to Jever on 8 July 1954.

19855

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

755

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB648.  First flight on 30 September 1953.  Operated by No. 130 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany.  With No. 3 Squadron when it was destroyed on 3 June 1954, tire burst on take off.

19856

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

756

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB649.  First flight on 23 September 1953.  Operated by No. 112 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany.  To USAF on 27 July 1957.  To Italian Air Force.

19857

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

757

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB650.  First flight on 23 September 1953.  Operated by No. 112 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany.  To USAF on 16 July 1957.  To Yugoslavian Air Force, marked "11-113".

19858

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

758

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB770.  First flight on 30 September 1953.  Operated by No. 4 Squadron at Jever, Germany.  To USAF on 16 May 1956.  To Italian Air Force.

19859

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

759

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB771.  First flight on 24 September 1953.  Operated by No. 112 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany.  To USAF on 4 April 1957.

19860

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

760

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB772.  First flight on 28 September 1953.  Operated by No. 112 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany.  To USAF on 6 May 1957.  Reported to Italian Air Force, not confirmed.  To Yugoslavian Air Force

19861

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

761

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB773.  First flight on 28 September 1953.  Operated by No. 4 Squadron at Jever, Germany, coded "C".  To USAF on 6 May 1957.  To Italian Air Force.  Later to Yugoslavian Air Force.

19862

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

762

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB774.  First flight on 25 September 1953.  Operated by No. 112 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany, coded "D".  To USAF on 5 October 1957.  To Italian Air Force.  Later to Yugoslavian Air Force.

19863

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

763

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB775.  First flight on 13 October 1953.  To USAF on 19 January 1957.  Assigned to Italian Air Force.  Crashed near Thumerville in France on 19 January 1957, broke up in flight while being ferried to Italy by a USAF pilot.

19864

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

764

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB851.  First flight on 1 October 1953.  Operated by No. 130 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany.  To USAF on 8 May 1956.

19865

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

765

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB852.  First flight on 10 October 1953.  Operated by No. 130 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany.  Struck off RAF books on 15 November 1956.

19866

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

766

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB853.  First flight on 10 October 1953.  To USAF on 14 June 1958.  To Italian Air Force.

19867

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

767

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB854.  First flight on 1 October 1953.  Operated by No. 4 Squadron at Jever, Germany; and by No. 20 Squadron at Oldenburg, Germany.  To USAF on 6 May 1957.  To Yugoslavian Air Force, marked "11-117".

19868

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

768

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB855.  First flight on 8 October 1953.  Operated by No. 112 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany; and by No. 66 Squadron at Linton-on-Ouse, UK.  To USAF on 10 April 1957.  To Italian Air Force.

19869

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

769

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB978.  First flight on 30 October 1953.  Operated by No. 112 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany, coded "N".  To USAF on 29 May 1957.  To Italian Air Force.  Later to Yugoslavian Air Force, marked "11-118".  To Honduras Air Force in 1976.

19870

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

770

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB979.  First flight on 14 October 1953.  Operated by No. 112 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany.  To USAF on 26 November 1957.  To Italian Air Force.

19871

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

771

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB980.  First flight on 2 October 1953.  Operated by No. 4 Squadron at Jever, Germany.  To USAF on 9 October 1956.

19872

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

772

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB981.  First flight on 2 October 1953.  Operated by No. 4 Squadron at Jever, Germany; by No. 20 Squadron at Oldenburg, Germany; and by No. 71 Squadron in Germany.  Struck off RAF books on 18 December 1958.

19873

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

773

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB982.  First flight on 7 July 1953.  Operated by No. 92 Squadron at Linton-on-Ouse, UK.  To USAF on 6 March 1957, after overhaul by Westlands.  Loaned back to the RAF, and used to test various models of Bristol Siddley Orpheus engines from Filton, UK.  First flight with new engine in 1958.  In regular use up to 1962, probably the last flying Mk. 4 Sabre in the UK.

19874

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

774

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB983.  First flight on 14 October 1953.  Operated by No. 4 Squadron at Jever, Germany.  To USAF on 30 October 1956.  To Italian Air Force.

19875

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

775

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB984.  First flight on 13 October 1953.  Operated by No. 3 Squadron in Germany.  To USAF on 8 November 1957.  To Italian Air Force.  Later to Yugoslavian Air Force, marked "11-119".

19876

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

776

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB985.  First flight on 14 October 1953.  Operated by No. 130 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany, marked "V".  To USAF on 5 September 1957.  To Italian Air Force.

19877

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

777

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB986.  First flight on 13 October 1953.  Operated by No. 130 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany.  To USAF on 6 December 1956.  To Italian Air Force.  Crashed in Italian service.  Mid-air with 19476 near Gatlinara on 21 February 1958.

19878

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

778

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB987.  First flight on 22 October 1953.  Operated by No. 130 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany; and by No. 71 Squadron in Germany.  To USAF on 27 May 1957.  To Italian Air Force.  Later to Yugoslavian Air Force, marked "11-120".

19879

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

779

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB988.  First flight on 13 October 1953.  Operated by No. 130 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany.  Crashed in RAF service.  Dove in near Kassel, Germany on a night flight, 19 October 1954.

19880

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

780

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB989.  First flight on 16 October 1953.  Operated by No. 4 Squadron at Jever, Germany; and by No. 71 Squadron in Germany.  Struck off RAF books on 18 December 1958.

19881

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

781

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB990.  First flight on 14 October 1953.  Operated by No. 4 Squadron at Jever, Germany.  To USAF on 6 December 1956.  To Italian Air Force.

19882

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

782

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB991.  First flight on 30 October 1953.  Operated by No. 130 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany.  To USAF on 10 February 1956.

19883

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

783

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB992.  First flight on 23 October 1953.  Used by the Aircraft Armament Experimental Establishment at Boscombe Down from 31 August to 28 September 1954, investigating pitch-up behaviour.  Struck off RAF books on 18 December 1958.  Reported in storage at RAF Church Crookham in October 1965, with RCAF serial marked.

19884

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

784

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB993.  First flight on 8 October 1953.  Operated by No. 4 Squadron at Jever, Germany.  To USAF on 24 April 1956.  To Italian Air Force.

19885

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

785

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB994.  First flight on 16 October 1953.  Operated by No. 4 Squadron at Jever, Germany.  To USAF on 9 May 1956.

19886

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

786

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB995.  First flight on 17 October 1953.  Operated by No. 4 Squadron at Jever, Germany; by No. 71 Squadron in Germany; and by No. 112 Squadron at Bruggen, Germany, coded "A".  Struck off RAF strength on 18 December 1958.

19887

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

787

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB996.  First flight on 21 October 1953.  Operated by No. 4 Squadron at Jever, Germany.  To USAF on 14 November 1956.  To Italian Air Force, where it was coded "2-26".

19888

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

788

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB997.  First flight on 21 October 1953.  Loaned to Hawker Aircraft from 28 March to 15 April 1955, used to familiarize company pilots with swept wing aircraft.  To USAF on 27 June 1956.  To Italian Air Force.

19889

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

789

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB998.  First flight on 17 October 1953.  Operated by No. 92 Squadron at Linton-on-Ouse, UK.  To USAF on 4 January 1957.

19890

North American

Canadair

Sabre

4

 

 

CL-13

790

 

 

 

 

Diverted to RAF before RCAF serial marked, became XB999.  First flight on 21 October 1953.  Operated by No. 71 Squadron in Germany.  To USAF on 20 August 1957.  To Yugoslavian Air Force.

20100

Radioplane

 

OQ-19A

 

 

 

 

C-2

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 May 1951 - Taken on strength by Training Command

 

First assigned to Aircraft Armament School at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario.  To storage with No. 6 Repair Depot at Trenton on 25 February 1955.  Classified as Class B equipment (training aide) when struck off.

 

last date: 2 May 1955 - Reclassified as Category B equipment

20101

Radioplane

 

OQ-19A

 

 

 

 

C-6

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 May 1951 - Taken on strength by Training Command

 

First assigned to Aircraft Armament School at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario.

 

last date: 29 September 1952 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

20102

Radioplane

 

OQ-19A

 

 

 

 

C-4

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 May 1951 - Taken on strength by Training Command

 

First assigned to Aircraft Armament School at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario.  To storage with No. 6 Repair Depot at Trenton on 25 February 1955.  Classified as Class B equipment (training aide) when struck off.

 

last date: 2 May 1955 - Reclassified as Category B equipment

20103

Radioplane

 

OQ-19A

 

 

 

 

C-7

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 May 1951 - Taken on strength by Training Command

 

First assigned to Aircraft Armament School at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario.

 

last date: 29 September 1952 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

20104

Radioplane

 

OQ-19A

 

 

 

 

C-9

 

 

 

 

first date:  - Taken on strength by Training Command

 

First assigned to Aircraft Armament School at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario.  To storage with No. 6 Repair Depot at Trenton on 25 February 1955.  Classified as Class B equipment (training aide) when struck off.

 

last date: 2 May 1955 - Reclassified as Category B equipment

20105

Radioplane

 

OQ-19A

 

 

 

 

C-8

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 May 1951 - Taken on strength by Training Command

 

First assigned to Aircraft Armament School at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario.

 

last date: 29 September 1952 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

20106

Radioplane

 

OQ-19A

 

 

 

 

C-3

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 May 1951 - Taken on strength by Training Command

 

First assigned to Aircraft Armament School at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario.

 

last date: 29 September 1952 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

20107

Radioplane

 

OQ-19A

 

 

 

 

C-1

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 May 1951 - Taken on strength by Training Command

 

First assigned to Aircraft Armament School at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario.

 

last date: 29 September 1952 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

20108

Radioplane

 

OQ-19A

 

 

 

 

C-10

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 May 1951 - Taken on strength by Training Command

 

First assigned to Aircraft Armament School at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario.

 

last date: 29 September 1952 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

20109

Radioplane

 

OQ-19A

 

 

 

 

C-5

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 May 1951 - Taken on strength by Training Command

 

First assigned to Aircraft Armament School at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario.

 

last date: 29 September 1952 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce


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