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Serial Numbers
RCAF 3500 to 3549
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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

3500

Northrop

 

Nomad

 

 

 

first date: 13 August 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Delivered marked NX-N20.  Category C damage on 30 September 1940 at Camp Borden, Ontario. Converted to target tug on 30 March 1942.

 

last date: 7 March 1945 - Struck off

3501

Northrop

 

Nomad

 

 

 

first date: 13 August 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Converted to target tug on 20 December 1941.

 

last date: 7 March 1945 - Struck off

3502

Northrop

 

Nomad

 

 

 

first date: 13 August 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Converted to target tug on 6 December 1941.

 

last date: 7 March 1945 - Struck off

3503

Northrop

 

Nomad

 

 

 

first date: 13 August 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category A damage on 12 December 1940 at Camp Borden, Ontario.

 

last date: 20 February 1941 - Struck off

3504

Northrop

 

Nomad

 

 

 

first date: 13 August 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Used by No. 9 Bombing & Gunnery School at Mt.-Joli, PQ.

 

last date: 21 June 1943 - Struck off

3505

Northrop

 

Nomad

 

 

 

first date: 13 August 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Used by No. 9 Bombing & Gunnery School at Mt.-Joli, PQ.

 

last date: 7 March 1945 - Struck off

3506

Northrop

 

Nomad

 

 

 

first date: 13 August 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category A damage on 30 November 1942 while with No. 9 Bombing & Gunnery School at Mt.-Joli, PQ.

 

last date: 16 March 1943 - Struck off

3507

Northrop

 

Nomad

 

 

 

first date: 13 August 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Converted to target tug on 20 May 1941.

 

last date: 26 May 1944 - Struck off

3508

Northrop

 

Nomad

 

 

 

first date: 13 August 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Converted to target tug on 4 October 1941.  Category C damage on 20 April 1942 at Wallacetown.

 

last date: 7 March 1945 - Struck off

3509

Northrop

 

Nomad

 

 

 

first date: 13 August 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Converted to target tug on 1 October 1941.

 

last date: 29 April 1943 - Struck off

3510

Northrop

 

Nomad

 

 

 

first date: 13 August 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category B damage on 18 November 1940 at Camp Borden, Ontario.  Converted to target tug on 2 December 1941.

 

last date: 7 March 1945 - Struck off

3511

Northrop

 

Nomad

 

 

 

first date: 26 August 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category B damage on 15 September 1941 at Mountain View.  Ferried from Montreal to St. John, NB, 7 to 12 October 1944, by No. 124 Squadron.

 

last date: 7 March 1945 - Struck off

3512

Northrop

 

Nomad

 

 

 

first date: 26 August 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category A damage on 13 December 1940 at Camp Borden, Ontario.

 

last date: 26 February 1941 - Struck off

3513

Northrop

 

Nomad

 

 

 

first date: 26 August 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Used as a target tug by No. 3 Training Command, coded "59".

 

last date: 10 June 1944 - Struck off

3514

Northrop

 

Nomad

 

 

 

first date: 26 August 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 23 October 1940 at Camp Borden, Ontario. Converted to target tug.

 

last date: 7 March 1945 - Struck off

3515

Nortrhrop

 

Nomad

 

 

 

first date: 13 August 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Used by No. 9 Bombing & Gunnery School at Mt.-Joli, PQ.  Had 1073:35 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 7 March 1945 - Struck off

3516

Nortrhrop

 

Nomad

 

 

 

first date: 13 August 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Used by No. 9 Bombing & Gunnery School at Mt.-Joli, PQ.  Had 2807:30 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 7 March 1945 - Struck off

3517

Northrop

 

Nomad

 

 

 

first date: 13 August 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 7 October 1940 at RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario.

 

last date: 12 June 1946 - Struck off

3518

Northrop

 

Nomad

 

 

 

first date: 13 August 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 7 July 1942 at Mountain View, Ontario.

 

last date: 7 March 1945 - Struck off

3519

Northrop

 

Nomad

 

 

 

first date: 13 August 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Used by No. 6 Bombing & Gunnery School at Mountain View, Ontario. Had 2444:45 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 7 March 4S - Struck off

3520

Northrop

 

Nomad

 

 

 

first date: 13 August 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Converted to target tug on 18 December 1941. Category B damage on 9 February 1942 at Mountain View, Ontario.

 

last date: 7 March 1945 - Struck off

3521

Northrop

 

Nomad

 

 

 

first date: 13 August 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category A damage on 13 December 1940 at Camp Borden, Ontario.

 

last date: 4 3 1941 - Struck off

3522

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

Mk. IV

 

 

 

66

 

 

 

 

first date: 3 September 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Burnt on 27 July 1943.  With Comm Flight at that time.

 

last date: 27 October 1943 - Struck off

3523

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

Mk. IV

 

 

 

67

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 October 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Transferred to Royal Norwegian Air Force, their serial R-AO.  Later to Norwegian civil register, as LN-BFP.

 

last date: 23 April 1953 - Struck off

3524

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

Mk. IV

 

 

 

68

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 October 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Used by No. 121 (K) Squadron at RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS, 1942 to 1943.  Category B damage on 9 January 1943 at Scoudouc.  Transferred to Royal Norwegian Air Force, their serial R-AW.  Note: at least one source has company numbers of 3524 and 3525 reversed from what is shown here.

 

last date: 5 June 1953 - Struck off

3525

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

Mk. IV

 

 

 

69

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 November 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 2 January 1942 while with No. 9 Service Flying Training School at Summerside, PEI.  To civil register as CF-FLA.  Off register by 1976.

 

last date: 30 June 1947 - Struck off

3526

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

Mk. IV

 

 

 

70

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 December 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Used at Edmonton, Alberta.

 

last date: 20 March 1947 - Struck off

3527

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

Mk. IV

 

 

 

71

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 December 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Category B damage on 29 May 1942 at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario.

 

last date: 13 April 1947 - Struck off

3528

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

Mk. IV

 

 

 

72

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 December 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Category A damage on 11 July 1945 at Fort Simpson, NWT.

 

last date: 18 October 1945 - Struck off

3529

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

Mk. IV

 

 

 

73

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 December 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Loaned to Dominion Skyways.

 

last date: 4 April 1944 - Struck off

3530

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

Mk. IV

 

 

 

74

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 January 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Category A accident on 20 March 1945 at No. 8 Repair Depot.  Still airworthy 1976 as CF-FUU.  Owners included ATA construction Ltd. from 27 May 1982; and Randair from 25 October 1982.  Back to ATA construction, as C-FFUU, from 1984 to 1994.  To Randy Daoust, and then 1010648 Ontario Inc., in 1994.  Still in commercial service in 2004, with Birch Lake Lodge, Red Lake, ON, as C-FFUU.

 

last date: 26 November 1945 - Struck off

3531

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

Mk. IV

 

 

 

75

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 January 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Category A damage on 23 October 1944 while with No.166 (T) Squadron at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC (now Vancouver International Airport).

 

last date: 29 November 1944 - Struck off

3532

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

Mk. IV

 

 

 

83

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 January 1942 - Taken on strength

 

UC-64B-ND received from USAAF to replace loaned aircraft, their serial 42-53520.

 

last date: 29 March 1943 - Struck off

3533

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

Mk. IV

 

 

 

84

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 January 1942 - Taken on strength

 

UC-64B-ND received from USAAF to replace loaned aircraft, their serial 42-53521.

 

last date: 29 March 1943 - Struck off

3534

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

Mk. IV

 

 

 

85

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 January 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Category B damage on 5 August 1942 at St. Hubert, PQ.

 

last date: 5 November 1942 - Struck off

3535

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

Mk. IV

 

 

 

86

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 January 1942 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 412 (T) Squadron at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario in 1948.  To Royal Norwegian AF, their serial R-AX.

 

last date: 23 April 1953 - Struck off

3536

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

Mk. IV

 

 

 

87

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 January 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Operated by No. 122 (K) Squadron on west coast, 1942.  Operated by No. 166 (T) Squadron, RCAF Station Sea Island, 1943/1945.  To Royal Norwegian Air Force.

 

last date: 17 November 1953 - Struck off

3537

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

Mk. IV

 

 

 

88

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 January 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Served with No. 121 (K) Squadron in 1942/43, at RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS.  Damaged by fire on 9 October 1946.  Later became instructional airframe A545.

 

last date: 22 February 1947 - Struck off

3538

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

Mk. IV

 

 

 

89

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 January 1942 - Taken on strength

 

To Royal Norwegian AF, their serial R-AY.  Later to civil register as SE-CPB, later LN-AEN.

 

last date: 5 June 1953 - Struck off

3539

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

Mk. IV

 

 

 

90

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 August 1942 - Delivered

 

Operated by No. 122 (K) Squadron on west coast, 1942.  While en route from Alliford Bay on the Queen Charlotte Islands to Prince Rupert, BC, crashed in rough bush on an island 27 miles southwest of Prince Rupert.  Pilot F/O R.A. Kirkwood and five passengers survived without major injury but the aircraft was written off.

 

last date: 6 January 1946 - Struck off, after crashing on 15 October 1945, see comments.

3540

Fleet

 

Fort

 

 

 

60K

600

 

 

 

 

first date: 22 March 1940 - First flight at Fort Erie, no registration or serial. Pilot was R. E. Young.

 

Prototype Fort.  Later registered as CF-BQP for company tests, on 18 May 1940.  Only Fort ever fitted with wheel pants.  RCAF acceptance tests, by the Test and Development Flight at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario, completed in 1940.  Taken on strength on 7 June 1941.  Later became instructional airframe A182.

 

last date: 19 December 1942 - Struck off

3541

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 March 1943 - Taken on strength

 

Built using fuselage of ex-RAF W2532, plus new parts supplied by de Havilland Canada.

 

last date: 16 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets for sale.

3542

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 March 1943 - Taken on strength

 

Built using fuselage of ex-RAF R9773, plus new parts supplied by de Havilland Canada.

 

last date: 27 April 1945 - Struck off


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