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Serial Numbers
RCAF 4450 to 4499
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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

4450

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 May 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 21 January 1942 while with No. 21 Elementary Flying Training School at Chatham, NB.

 

last date: 19 October 1943 - Struck off

4451

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 May 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 8 June 1942 while with No. 22 Elementary Flying Training School at Ancienne Lorette, PQ.

 

last date: 2 February 1943 - Struck off

4452

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 May 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category A damage on 5 March 1942 at Ancienne Lorette, probably with No. 22 Elementary Flying Training School at that time.

 

last date: 5 March 1942 - Struck off

4453

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 May 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category A damage on 16 June 1940 at Consecon, Ontario (near Trenton).

 

last date: 22 August 1940 - Struck off

4454

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 May 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category A damage on 28 May 1942 while with No. 21 Elementary Flying Training School at Chatham, NB.

 

last date: 27 August 1942 - Struck off

4455

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 3 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category A damage on 19 June 1942 while with No. 22 Elementary Flying Training School at Ancienne Lorette, PQ.

 

last date: 20 August 1942 - Struck off

4456

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 3 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category B damage on 1 December 1941 while with No. 11 Elementary Flying Training School at Cap de la Madeleine, PQ.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4457

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 3 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 3 August 1942 while with No. 11 Elementary Flying Training School at Cap de la Madeleine, PQ.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4458

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 3 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Used by the Central Flying School at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario.  Had 2800:50 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4459

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 3 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category B damage on 3 May 1942 while with No. 4 Elementary Flying Training School at Windsor Mills, PQ.

 

last date: 7 December 1942 - Struck off

4460

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 3 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 30 August 1941 while with No. 4 Elementary Flying Training School at Windsor Mills, PQ.

 

last date: 9 November 1945 - Struck off

4461

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 3 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 16 July 1941 while with No. 4 Elementary Flying Training School at Windsor Mills, PQ.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4462

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 3 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category B damage on 1 June 1942 while with No. 4 Elementary Flying Training School at Windsor Mills, PQ.

 

last date: 13 March 1944 - Struck off

4463

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 3 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 29 April 1942 while with No. 4 Elementary Flying Training School at Windsor Mills, PQ.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4464

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category B damage on 23 June 1942 while with No. 3 Elementary Flying Training School at London, Ontario.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4465

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category A damage on 10 November 1941 while with No. 4 Elementary Flying Training School at Windsor Mills, PQ.

 

last date: 30 December 1941 - Struck off

4466

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Had 2748:30 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4467

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Used by No. 11 Elementary Flying Training School at Cap de la Madeleine, PQ.

 

last date: 3 December 1943 - Struck off

4468

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 29 September 1941 while with No. 10 Elementary Flying Training School at Mount Hope, Ontario.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4469

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 13 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 25 January 1942 while with No. 21 Elementary Flying Training School at Chatham, NB.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4470

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 13 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

To Test and Development Flight at RCAF Station Rocklicffe, Ontario on 15 July 1941 for ski trials.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4471

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 13 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 13 February 1942 while with No. 22 Elementary Flying Training School at Ancienne Lorette, PQ.  Classified as instructional airframe A 322 on 23 September 1943.

 

last date: 9 May 1946 - Struck off

4472

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

294

 

 

 

 

first date: 13 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 5 November 1941 while with No. 13 Elementary Flying Training School at St. Eugene, Ontario.  To civil register as CF-GEY, off register by 1972.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4473

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 13 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 8 September 1941 while with No. 13 Elementary Flying Training School at St. Eugene, Ontario.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4474

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 13 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 27 April 1942 while with No. 22 Elementary Flying Training School at Ancienne Lorette, PQ.

 

last date: 3 December 1943 - Struck off

4475

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 13 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category B damage on 30 December 1940 while with No. 1 Elementary Flying Training School at Malton, Ontario.

 

last date: 3 December 1943 - Struck off

4476

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 23 September 1941 while with No. 4 Elementry Flying Training School, Windsor Mills, PQ.  Left this school by June 1942.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4477

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category A damage on 30 July 1941 while with No. 4 Elementary Flying Training School at Windsor Mills, PQ.

 

last date: 13 August 1941 - Struck off

4478

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category A damage on 27 June 1942 while with No. 4 Elementary Flying Training School at Windsor Mills, PQ.

 

last date: 15 August 1942 - Struck off

4479

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category B damage on 29 April 1942 while with No. 4 Elementary Flying Training School at Windsor Mills, PQ.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4480

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category B damage on 8 May 1942 while with No. 22 Elementary Flying Training School at Ancienne Lorette, PQ.

 

last date: 24 May 1944 - Struck off

4481

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category A damage on 29 October 1942 at St. Eugene, Ontario.  Probably with No. 13 EFTS at that time.

 

last date: 12 February 1943 - Struck off

4482

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

362

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 13 September 1941 while with No. 4 Elementary Flying Training School at Windsor Mills, PQ.

 

last date: 19 October 1943 - Struck off

4483

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 30 August 1941 while with No. 4 Elementary Flying Training School at Windsor Mills, PQ.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4484

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category B damage on 1 May 42 while with No. 4 Elementary Flying Training School at Windsor Mills, PQ.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4485

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 21 June 1941 while with No. 22 Elementary Flying Training School at Ancienne Lorette, PQ.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4486

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Assigned to No. 3 Training Command.

 

last date: 23 January 1941 - Struck off

4487

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Assigned to No. 3 Training Command.

 

last date: 21 October 1943 - Struck off

4488

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Used By No. 3 Flying Iinstructors School at Arnprior, Ontario.  Had 247:00 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4489

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category B damage on 18 December 1940 while with No. 3 Elementary Flying Training School at London, Ontario.

 

last date: 21 October 1943 - Struck off

4490

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

298

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 20 July 1940 while with No. 4 Elementary Flying Training School at Windsor Mills, PQ.   To civil register post war as CF-DAF, off register in 1972.  Later registered as C-FDAF, to R.G. Ratcliffe, in 1989.  Listed as "amateur built replica" in Transport Canada database.  To H. Campbell on 20 September 2004.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4491

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 20 October 1941 while with No. 4 Elementary Flying Training School at Windsor Mills, PQ.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4492

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category A damage on 22 May 1941 while with No. 4 Elementary Flying Training School at Windsor Mills, PQ.

 

last date: 11 July 1941 - Struck off

4493

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 6 December 1940 while with No. 4 Elementary Flying Training School at Windsor Mills, PQ.

 

last date: 3 December 1943 - Struck off

4494

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 7 June 1941 while with No. 4 Elementary Flying Training School at Windsor Mills, PQ.  Reported re-imported to Canada in 2004, as C-FDAF.  Based at Dundas, Ontario

 

last date: 21 October 1943 - Struck off

4495

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

398 or 399?

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 8 October 1941 while with No. 3 Elementary Flying Training School at London, Ontario.  To civil register post war as CF-GER, off register by 1976.  It is possible that the aircraft registered as CF-GER in 1997, and marked as RCAF 4738, may be this aircraft.

 

last date: 1 October 1945 - Struck off

4496

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

399

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 12 May 1942 while with No. 4 Elementary Flying Training School at Windsor Mills, PQ.  Classified as instructional airframe A 436 on 5 January 1945.  Sold, possibly into the US, post war.  Re-imported in 1994.  Registered on 12 November 2004 to T. Deitrich and J. Pavanel, based at Guelph, Ontario.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4497

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

395

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category A damage on 27 May 1941 while with No. 3 Elementary Flying Training School at London, Ontario.  To US civil register post war as NC39607.

 

last date: 3 December 1943 - Struck off

4498

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

350

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 14 May 1942 while with No. 11 Elementary Flying Training School at Cap de la Madeleine, PQ.    To US civil register, first as NC39631, on registery by 22 July 1955.  Later at Old Reinbeck Aerodrome as N666J, registered to Rhinebeck Aerodrome Museum on 12 December 1994.

 

last date: 4 December 1943 - Struck off

4499

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category A damage on 25 November 1940 while with No. 3 Elementary Flying Training School at London, Ontario.

 

last date: 25 January 1941 - Struck off


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