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RCAF 2500 to 2549
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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

2501

North American

 

Harvard

Mk.II

 

 

NA-66

66-2234

 

 

 

 

Retained at Inglewood factory for two months, to prepare handling and maintenance notes.  Served at No. 2 Service Flying Training School, RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario, and No. 9 SFTS at RCAF Station Centralia, Ontario, dates unknown.  Was serving at No. 13 Service Flying Training School, St. Hubert, PQ when written off as a result of low flying near Chalk River, Ontario on 17 March 1943.

 

first date: 21 August 1940

 

last date: 13 May 1943

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2502

North American

 

Harvard

Mk.II

 

 

NA-66

66-2235

 

 

 

 

First US built Harvard received with factory installed RCAF style heater.  Used at Camp Borden, Ontario, coded "N".  Also used at No. 2 Service Flying Training School, RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario.  Serving at No. 9 Service Flying Training School at time of crash.  Had 702:25 airframe time when struck off.

 

first date: 19 June 1940

 

last date: 17 May 1941

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off after Category A damage on  25 April 1941.

2503

North American

 

Harvard

Mk.II

 

 

NA-66

66-2236

 

 

 

 

Category B damage on  23 January 1942, while at No. 2 Service Flying Training School, RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario.  To Royal Norwegian AF school at Little Norway (Muskoka, Ontario) on 10 October 1944.

 

first date: 19 June 1940

 

last date: 18 October 1960

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation.

2504

North American

 

Harvard

Mk.II

 

 

NA-66

66-2237

 

 

 

 

Category C damage on  24 September 1941 while at Central Flying School, RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario.  Classified as instructional airframe A 278 on 27 March 1943.

 

first date: 26 June 1940

 

last date: 30 March 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2505

North American

 

Harvard

Mk.II

 

 

NA-66

66-2238

 

 

 

 

Seen during war with camouflaged outer wings.  Ground looped during war, while coded "X", date unknown.  To No. 2 Flying Training School, RCAF Station Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan post war.

 

first date: 26 June 1940

 

last date: 27 November 1953

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off after Category A damage on  25 October 1953 at RCAF Station Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.

2506

North American

 

Harvard

Mk.II

 

 

NA-66

66-2239

 

 

 

 

Category B damage on 24 October 1941 at No. 16 Service Flying Training School, Hagersville, Ontario.

 

first date: 26 June 1940

 

last date: 13 September 1943

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2507

North American

 

Harvard

Mk.II

 

 

NA-66

66-2240

 

 

 

 

Used at No. 2 Elementary Flying Training School, Fort William, Ontario, Central Flying School at Trenton, No. 1 Service Flying Training School, Camp Borden, Ontario, and No. 16 Service Flying Training School, Hagarsville, Ontario.  Category B damage on 11 December 1940 at Guelph, Ontario.

 

first date: 27 June 1940

 

last date: 28 April 1943

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2508

North American

 

Harvard

Mk.II

 

 

NA-66

66-2241

 

 

 

 

Used at No. 2 Service Flying Training School, RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario during war.  Postwar used by Flying Training School at RCAF Station Centralia, Ontario, and by Staff College at RCAF Station Toronto, Ontario.

 

first date: 1 July 1940

 

last date: 11 March 1958

 

Taken on strength

 

To Turkish AF, Mutual Aid.

2509

North American

 

Harvard

Mk.II

 

 

NA-66

66-2242

 

 

 

 

Category C damage on 23 August 1941 at No. 2 Service Flying Training School, RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario.

 

first date: 1 July 1940

 

last date: 6 November 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, to War Assets corporation for disposal.

2510

North American

 

Harvard

Mk.II

 

 

NA-66

66-2243

 

 

 

 

Category A damage on 29 April 1941 at No. 2 Service Flying Training School, RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario.  Had 635:10 airframe time when struck off.

 

first date: 4 July 1940

 

last date: 26 June 1941

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2511

North American

 

Harvard

Mk.II

 

 

NA-66

66-2244

 

 

 

 

Category C damage on 4 May 1941 at No. 1 Service Flying Training School at Camp Borden, Ontario.  Classified as instructional airframe A 281 on 27 March 1943.  Later numbered 281B (probably post war).

 

first date: 8 July 1940

 

last date: 9 May 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2512

North American

 

Harvard

Mk.II

 

 

NA-66

66-2245

 

 

 

 

Category B damage on 1 June 1942 at No. 2 Service Flying Training School, RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario.  To No. 12 (Comm) Squadron at Uplands, then back to No. 2 SFTS.  Category  B damage at Sacketts Harbor, NY on 1 June 1942.

 

first date: 8 July 1940

 

last date: 7 July 1942

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2513

North American

 

Harvard

Mk.II / IIA

 

 

NA-66

66-2246

 

 

 

 

Based at Toronto, Ontario during the war, marked "1 TC".  Converted to Mk. IIA armament trainer post war.  To Central Flying School, RCAF Station MacDonald, Manitoba on 16 February 1951, as a Mk. IIA.

 

first date: 26 June 1940

 

last date: 7 November 1957

 

Taken on strength

 

To Turkish AF under Mutual Aid.

2514

North American

 

Harvard

Mk.II

 

 

NA-66

66-2247

 

 

 

 

Category A damage on 24 April 1941 at Central Flying School, RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario.  Had 627:00 airframe time when struck off.

 

first date: 26 June 1940

 

last date: 3 June 1941

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2515

North American

 

Harvard

Mk.II

 

 

NA-66

66-2248

 

 

 

 

Category C damage on 28 January 1941 while with No. 2 Service Flying Training School, RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario.  Later to No. 9 Service Flying Training School, Centralia, Ontario, and Flying Training School at Camp Borden.

 

first date: 26 June 1940

 

last date: 13 June 1957

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off after crash

2516

North American

 

Harvard

Mk.II

 

 

NA-66

66-2249

 

 

 

 

Category B damage on 15 July 1941 while with Central Flying School, RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario.  Also used at No. 2 Service Flying Training School at at RCAF Station Clareshom, Alberta, dates unknown.

 

first date: 26 June 1940

 

last date: 21 October 1960

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal corporation.

2517

North American

 

Harvard

Mk.II

 

 

NA-66

66-2250

 

 

 

 

Category A damage on 23 September 1940 while with No. 2 Service Flying Training School at RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario.  Had 210:20 airframe time when struck off.

 

first date: 26 June 1940

 

last date: 29 November 1940

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2518

North American

 

Harvard

Mk.II / IIA

 

 

NA-66

66-2251

 

 

 

 

Used at No. 2 Service Flying Training School, Uplands, Ontario.  Convertted to Mk. IIA armament trainer on 14 February 1951.

 

first date: 27 June 1940

 

last date: 21 October 1957

 

Taken on strength

 

Free issue to French AF, under Mutual Aid.

2519

North American

 

Harvard

Mk.II

 

 

NA-66

66-2252

 

 

 

 

Category C damage on 17 August 1941 while with No. 2 Service Flying Training School at RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario.  Also used at No. 1 SFTS at Camp Borden.

 

first date: 27 June 1940

 

last date: 13 June 1944

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off after crash.

2520

North American

 

Harvard

Mk.II

 

 

NA-66

66-2253

 

 

 

 

Category A damage on 22 July 1941 at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario.  Had 888:05 airframe time at time of crash.

 

first date: 26 June 1940

 

last date: 3 October 1941

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off after crash, see comments.

2521

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-66

66-2254

 

 

 

 

Diverted to other BCATP user before completion, never received by RCAF.

2522

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-66

66-2255

 

 

 

 

Diverted to other BCATP user before completion, never received by RCAF.

2523

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-66

66-2256

 

 

 

 

Diverted to other BCATP user before completion, never received by RCAF.

2524

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-66

66-2257

 

 

 

 

Diverted to other BCATP user before completion, never received by RCAF.

2525

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-66

66-2258

 

 

 

 

Diverted to other BCATP user before completion, never received by RCAF.

2526

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-66

66-2259

 

 

 

 

Diverted to other BCATP user before completion, never received by RCAF.

2527

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-66

66-2260

 

 

 

 

Diverted to other BCATP user before completion, never received by RCAF.

2528

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-66

66-2261

 

 

 

 

Diverted to other BCATP user before completion, never received by RCAF.

2529

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-66

66-2262

 

 

 

 

Diverted to other BCATP user before completion, never received by RCAF.

2530

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-66

66-2263

 

 

 

 

Diverted to other BCATP user before completion, never received by RCAF.

2531

North American

 

Harvard

Mk.II

 

 

NA-66

66-2264

 

 

 

 

Used at No. 2 Service Flying Training School, RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario during war.  Category A damage on 3 November 1954 while at No. 1 Flying Training School, RCAF Station Centralia, Ontario.

 

first date: 4 August 1940

 

last date: 17 November 1954

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off after crash, see comments.

2532

North American

 

Harvard

Mk.II

 

 

NA-66

66-2265

 

 

 

 

Used at No. 9 Service Flying Training School, RCAF Station Centralia, Ontario and No. 2 SFTS at Uplands.  Classified as instructional airframe 655B on 14 August 1959.  To National Aeronautical Collection in early 1960s, still on Canadian Forces charge today.

 

first date: 17 August 1940

 

last date:

 

Taken on strength

 

 

2533

North American

 

Harvard

Mk.II

 

 

NA-66

66-2266

 

 

 

 

Category C damage on 9 November 1940 while at No. 2 Service Flying Training School at Uplands.  Later at no. 32 SFTS, datres unknown.

 

first date: 23 August 1940

 

last date: 23 August 1943

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off after crash.

2534

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-66

66-2267

 

 

 

 

Diverted to other BCATP user before completion, never received by RCAF.

2535

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-66

66-2268

 

 

 

 

Diverted to other BCATP user before completion, never received by RCAF.

2536

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-66

66-2269

 

 

 

 

Diverted to other BCATP user before completion, never received by RCAF.

2537

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-66

66-2270

 

 

 

 

Diverted to other BCATP user before completion, never received by RCAF.

2538

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-66

66-2271

 

 

 

 

Diverted to other BCATP user before completion, never received by RCAF.

2539

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-66

66-2272

 

 

 

 

Diverted to other BCATP user before completion, never received by RCAF.

2540

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-66

66-2273

 

 

 

 

Diverted to other BCATP user before completion, never received by RCAF.

2541

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-66

66-2274

 

 

 

 

Diverted to other BCATP user before completion, never received by RCAF.

2542

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-66

66-2275

 

 

 

 

Diverted to other BCATP user before completion, never received by RCAF.

2543

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-66

66-2276

 

 

 

 

Diverted to other BCATP user before completion, never received by RCAF.

2544

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-66

66-2277

 

 

 

 

Diverted to other BCATP user before completion, never received by RCAF.

2545

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-66

66-2278

 

 

 

 

Diverted to other BCATP user before completion, never received by RCAF.

2546

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-66

66-2279

 

 

 

 

Diverted to other BCATP user before completion, never received by RCAF.

2547

North American

 

Harvard

Mk.II

 

 

NA-66

66-2280

 

 

 

 

Ground collision with 2904 at No. 9 Service Flying Training School Summerside, PEI, in spring of 1941.  Category B damage on 13 September 1941, still with No. 9 SFTS.  Also used at No. 31 SFTS at Kingston, Ontario and at No. 2 Flying Instructors School at Pearce, Alberta.

 

first date: 17 October 1940

 

last date: 1 October 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal.

2548

North American

 

Harvard

Mk.II

 

 

NA-66

66-2281

 

 

 

 

Category C damage on 5 June 1941, while with No. 9 Service Flying Training School at Summerside, PEI.  Also used at No. 31 SFTS, Kingston, Ontario, and No. 2 SFTS, Uplands, Ontario.  Written off at No. 9 Repair Depot.

 

first date: 17 October 1940

 

last date: 18 November 1943

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

2549

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-66

66-2282

 

 

 

 

Diverted to other BCATP user before completion, never received by RCAF.


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