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RCAF 4700 to 4749
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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

4700

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 November 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 26 September 1941 while with No. 7 Elementary Flying Training School at London, Ontario.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4701

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 November 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category B damage on 2 July 1941 while with No. 7 Elementary Flying Training School at London, Ontario.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4702

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 November 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category B damage on 14 May 1941 while with No. 7 Elementary Flying Training School at London, Ontario.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4703

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 November 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 4 February 1941 while with No. 7 Elementary Flying Training School at London, Ontario.  To civil register as CF-BXJ from 9 May 1944; operated on floats in Labrador 1944 by Labrador Mining & Exploration Co.  Registration application by F.C. Cryderman of Sudbury, Ontario on 22 December 1945, not taken up.  To E.C. Darling, G. Gibbons and R. Soper of Englehart, Ontario on 17 August 1947.  Damaged beyond repair on 17 August 1947, when it lost control in a steep turn at low altitude at Englehart.  C/n reported as A2837 on civil register.

 

last date: 27 July 1944 - Struck off

4704

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 November 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Assigned to No. 3 Training Command.  Had 2167:00 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4705

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 November 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 23 April 1942 while with No. 17 Elementary Flying Training School at Stanley, NS.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4706

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 November 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category B damage on 12 May 1941 while with No. 7 Elementary Flying Training School at London, Ontario.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4707

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 November 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category A damage on 29 May 1941 while with No. 7 Elementary Flying Training School at Windsor, Ontario.

 

last date: 17 October 1941 - Struck off

4708

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

567

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 November 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 12 December 1941 while with No. 7 Elementary Flying Training School at Windsor, Ontario.  Classified as instructional airframe A 307 on 23 September 1943.  Still airworthy in 1985, registered as C-GQWE, in full RCAF markings.  Listed in Transport Canada database as "amateur built", registered to P. Bouthoom of Belmont, Ontario.  (Note: registering the aircraft as a homebuilt simplifies complying with government maintenance requirements.)

 

last date: 30 March 1946 - Struck off

4709

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 November 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 7 March 1942 while with No. 7 Elementary Flying Training School at Windsor, Ontario.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4710

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 November 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category A damage on 12 July 1941 while with No. 9 Elementary Flying Training School at St. Catharines, Ontario.

 

last date: 17 October 1941 - Struck off

4711

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 November 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 20 August1941 while with No. 10 Elementary Flying Training School at Mount Hope (Hamilton), Ontario.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4712

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 November 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 20 July 1941 while with No. 10 Elementary Flying Training School at Mount Hope, Ontario.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4713

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 November 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category A damage on 11 January 1944 while with No. 4 Elementary Flying Training School at Windsor Mills, PQ.

 

last date: 29 February 1944 - Struck off

4714

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 November 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category A damage on 19 March 1943 at Cap de la Madelaine, PQ.  Probably with No. 11 EFTS at the time.

 

last date: 5 May 1943 - Struck off

4715

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 December 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 23 July 1941 while with No. 10 Elementary Flying Training School at Mount Hope, Ontario.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4716

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

600

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 December 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Assigned to No. 3 Training Command.  Had 811:55 airframe time when struck off.  To civil register as CF-FZP, off register by 1973.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4717

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 December 1940 - Taken on strength

 

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

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4718

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 December 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 23 June 1941 while with the Central Flying School at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario.

 

last date: 13 February 1945 - Struck off

4719

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 December 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category A damage on 25 April 1941 while with No. 7 Elementary Flying Training School at London, Ontario.

 

last date: 20 October 1941 - Struck off

4720

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 December 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category A damage on 30 May 1942 while with No. 22 Elementary Flying Training School at Ancienne Lorette, PQ.

 

last date: 19 August 1942 - Struck off

4721

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 December 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category B damage on 4 April 1942 while with No. 22 Elementary Flying Training School at Ancienne Lorette, PQ.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4722

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 December 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 11 September 1941 while with No. 7 Elementary Flying Training School at Windsor, Ontario.

 

last date: 20 March 1943 - Struck off

4723

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 December 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 22 January 1941 while with the Central Flying School at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4724

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 December 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 12 August 1941 while with No. 17 Elementary Flying Training School at Stanley, NS.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4725

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 December 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 20 February 1942 while with No. 9 Elementary Flying Training School at St. Catharines, Ontario.  Also with No. 11 EFTS at Cap de Madeline, PQ.  Sold post war in Mexico, registered as XB-TUJ.  Later to US civil register.  Re-imported to Canada, restored by G. B. Jackson, and donated to the Canadian Museum of Flight, at Langley, BC, in 1979.  Still airworthy in 2006.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4726

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 December 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 17 May 1942 while with No. 11 Elementary Flying Training School at Cap de Madeleine, PQ.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4727

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 December 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 22 April 1942 while with No. 9 Elementary Flying Training School at St. Catharines, Ontario.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4728

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 December 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 12 December 1941 while with No. 7 Elementary Flying Training School at Windsor, Ontario.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4729

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 December 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category B damage on 19 April 1942 while with No. 7 Elementary Flying Training School at London, Ontario.

 

last date: 3 November 1942 - Struck off

4730

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 December 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category B damage on 3 May 194I while with No. 11 Elementary Flying Training School at Cap de la Madeleine, PQ.

 

last date: 26 May 1941 - Struck off

4731

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 December 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category A damage on 20 May 1942 at St Eugene, Ontario.  Probably with No. 13 EFTS at the time.

 

last date: 18 November 1942 - Struck off

4732

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 December 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category B damage on 23 April 1941 while with No. 17 Elementary Flying Training School at Stanley, NS.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4733

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 December 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category A damage on 20 March 1941 at Kingston, Ontario.

 

last date: 18 October 1941 - Struck off

4734

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 December 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 6 November 1941 while with No. 17 Elementary Flying Training School at Stanley, NS.  Classified as instructional airframe A 321 on 23 September 1943.

 

last date: 30 March 1946 - Struck off

4735

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

577

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 December 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category B damage on 10 August 1941 while with No. 17 Elementary Flying Training School at Stanley, NS.  To US civil register as NC39621.

 

last date: 1 December 1943 - Struck off

4736

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 December 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 21 March 1942 while with No. 17 Elementary Flying Training School at Stanley, NS.  Classified as instructional airframe A 189 on 14 October 1942.

 

last date: 14 October 1942 - Struck off

4737

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 December 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category A damage on 23 April 1942 while with No. 11 Elementary Flying Training School at Cap de Madeleine, PQ.

 

last date: 17 June 1942 - Struck off

4738

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

623

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 December 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 19 October 1941 while with No. 22 Elementary Flying Training School at Ancienne Lorette, PQ.  Still airworthy 1976 as CF-FUI.  Registered to R. Allen and F. Deveaux of Lachine, PQ by 1976, cancelled on 19 November 1987.  Re-registered as C-FFUI in 1995, to the Canadian Warplanes Heritage Museum in Hamilton.  With the CWHM from 1991, still there in 2006, in full RCAF markings.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4739

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 December 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Assigned to No. 3 Training Command.

 

last date: 21 October 1943 - Struck off

4740

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

580

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 December 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 9 June 1941 while with No. 11 Elementary Flying Training School at Cap de Madeleine, PQ.  To civil register when sold, as CF-FZT.  Off register by 1972.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4741

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 January 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Category B damage on 14 April 1942 while with No. 17 Elementary Flying Training School at Stanley, NS.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4742

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 January 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Category A damage on 21 March 1942 while with No. 17 Elementary Flying Training School at Stanley, NS.

 

last date: 5 June 1942 - Struck off

4743

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 January 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Category B damage on 24 April 1941 while with No. 17 Elementary Flying Training School at Stanley, NS.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4744

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 January 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 19 April 1941 while with No. 17 Elementary Flying Training School at Stanley, NS.

 

last date: 21 October 1943 - Struck off

4745

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 January 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 21 April 1941 while with No. 17 Elementary Flying Training School at Stanley, NS.

 

last date: 21 October 1943 - Struck off

4746

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 January 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Assigned to No. 3 Training Command in eastern Canada.  Had 189:05 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4747

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 January 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 1 December 1941.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4748

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 January 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Category C damage on 31 July 1941 while with No. 17 Elementary Flying Training School at Stanley, NS.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off

4749

Fleet

 

Finch

Finch II

 

 

Model 16B

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 January 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Assigned to No. 3 Training Command.  Had 340:00 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 17 October 1944 - Struck off


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