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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

 

51

Avro

Grahame-White Aviation Co. Ltd.

504

504K/N

 

 

 

Redesignated from G-CYCD. Dates of renumbering and of conversion to 504N not known.

 

first date: c.1928

 

last date: 21 January 1930

 

Renumbered.

 

Struck off, after Category A crash at Borden on 9 December 1929.

52

Avro

Grahame-White Aviation Co. Ltd.

504

504K

 

 

 

Redesignated from G-CYBM, date unknown.  Converted to 504N on 17 January 1927.

 

first date: c.1928

 

last date: 17 July 1929

 

Renumbered.

 

Struck off

53

Avro

Grahame-White Aviation Co. Ltd.

504

504N

 

 

 

Redesignated from G-CYBL, date unknown.  Converted to 504N on 7 May 1926.

 

first date: c.1928

 

last date: 25 November 1930

 

Renumbered.

 

Struck off

54

Avro

Grahame-White Aviation Co. Ltd.

504

504K/504N

 

 

 

Redesignated from G-CYEH, date unknown.  Converted to 504N on 17 January 1927

 

first date: c.1928

 

last date: 3 July 1930

 

Renumbered.

 

Struck off

55

de Havilland

made in UK

DH.60

 

Genet Moth

 

 

DH.60X

641

 

 

 

 

 

Assembled by DHC.

 

first date: 11 August 1928

 

last date: 12 January 1931

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off charge.

56

de Havilland

made in UK

DH.60

 

Genet Moth

 

 

DH.60X

645

 

 

 

 

 

Assembled by DHC.  Used by No. 10 (AC) Squadron from De Lesseps Aerodrome, Weston, Ontario.  Became instructional airframe A 1.

 

first date: 3 August 1928

 

last date: 20 November 1944

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off charge.  Date also reported as 22 October 1943, by Wilson.

57

de Havilland

made in UK

DH.60

 

Genet Moth

 

 

DH.60X

646

 

 

 

 

 

Assembled by DHC.  Seen at de Lesseps Airfield, Toronto, probably serving with No. 110 (Aux) Squadron.

 

first date: 10 July 1928

 

last date: 31 March 1931

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off charge.

58

de Havilland

made in UK

DH.60

 

Genet Moth

 

 

DH.60X

680

 

 

 

 

 

Assembled by DHC.  Used at Camp Borden, Ontario.

 

first date: 15 August 1928

 

last date: 26 November 1928

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, after crash at Camp Borden, on 1 November 1928, one fatality.

59

Armstrong-Whitworth

 

Siskin

IIIA

 

 

 

 

AW 397

 

 

 

 

 

Initially assigned to Training Squadron, B Flight, Camp Borden, Ontario. Later with Siskin Flight, Rockcliffe 1929.  Part of the 1929 air demonstration team at the Clevland Air Races.  Named "Captain Sir John Alcock DSC" in ceremony on 19 July 1929.  Took part in 1931 Trans Canada Air Pageant.  Category B accident at Minden, near Trenton, on 18 June 1938.  Renumbered as 305, some time after 1931.

 

first date: 17 July 1929

 

last date: 16 January 1939

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, as 305

60

Armstrong-Whitworth

 

Siskin

IIIA

 

 

 

 

AW148

 

 

 

 

 

Initially assigned to Training Squadron, B Flight, Camp Borden, Ontario.  Operated on skiis.  Part of the 1929 air demonstration team.  Took part in 1931 Trans Canada Air Pageant.  Part of Siskin Exhibition Flight, 1932.  Renumbered as 306 sometime after 1932.

 

first date: 22 June 1929

 

last date: 29 September 1942

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, as 306

61

Armstrong Whitworth

 

Siskin

IIIA

 

 

 

Initially assigned to Training Squadron, B Flight, Camp Borden, Ontario.  Part of demonstration team at 1929 Cleveland Air Races.  Mid air with 23 during formation practice at RCAF Station Trenton, killing pilot, demonstration team leader F/L Henry Hewson.

 

first date: 28 June 1929

 

last date: 10 August 1932

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off after mid air on 26 July 1932, one fatality, see comments.

62

Armstrong Whitworth

 

Siskin

IIIDC

 

 

 

 

AW 215

 

 

 

 

 

Initially assigned to Training Squadron, B Flight, Camp Borden, Ontario.  Dual control trainer.  Became Instructional Airframe A 29.  Renumbered as 307.

 

first date: 29 May 1929

 

last date: 12 July 1940

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, after renumbering as 307

63

Armstrong-Whitworth

 

Siskin

IIIDC

 

 

 

Initially assigned to Training Squadron, B Flight, Camp Borden, Ontario.  Dual control trainer.

 

first date: 29 May 1929

 

last date: 16 August 1937

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, after renumbering as 308

64

de Havilland

 

DH.60

 

Moth

 

 

DH.60M

714

 

 

 

 

 

Built in UK, assembled by DHC.  Operated by No. 115 (F) Squadron (Auxiliary), at Montreal, PQ, 1936 to 1938.  Sold, to civil register c.1938, as CF-CFX.  Repurchased, used as instructional airframe A.109.

 

first date: 5 February 1929

 

last date: 1 September 1944

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off (while instructional airframe).

65

de Havilland

 

DH.60M

 

Moth

 

 

DH.60M

715

 

 

 

 

 

Built in UK, assembled by DHC.  Operated by No. 120 (BR) Squadron (Auxiliary) from Regina, Saskatchewan, 1937 to 1938.  Sold to civil register as CF-CFN.  Repurchased, used as instructional airframe A.119. Resold, back to CF-CFN. Registration withdrawn 5 February 1947.

 

first date: 7 February 1929

 

last date: 9 September 1939

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off (first time?)

66

de Havilland

 

DH.60

 

Moth

 

 

DH.60M

713

 

 

 

 

 

Built in UK, assembled by DHC.  Used at Camp Borden, Ontario.

 

first date: 8 March 1929

 

last date: 18 April 1931

 

Taken on strength

 

Written off, after crashing at Camp Borden on 12 February 1931.

67

de Havilland

 

DH.60M

 

Moth

 

 

DH.60M

716

 

 

 

 

 

Built in UK, assembled by DHC.  Operated by No. 118 (B) Squadron (Auxiliary), from Montreal, PQ, 1936 to 1939.  Category B accident at St. Hubert, whie with this unit, on 25 May 1937.  Sold to civil register as CF-CFR. Repurchased, used as instructional airframe A.123.  Back to civil register as CF-CFR postwar. Crashed in forced landing near Dorset, Ontario, not repaired, 18 September 1946.

 

first date: 10 February 1929

 

last date: 15 February 1941

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, later sold.

68

de Havilland

 

DH.60M

 

Moth

 

 

DH.60M

717

 

 

 

 

 

Built in UK, assembled by DHC.  Sold, to civil register as CF-AVF.  Repurchased for use as instructional airfame A.123 (Traded to RCAF for CF-CFR).  Sold to de Havilland Canada in 1935.

 

first date: 11 February 1929

 

last date: 4 October 1935

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, sold

69

de Havilland

 

DH.60M

 

Moth

 

 

DH.60M

718

 

 

 

 

 

Built in UK, assembled by DHC.  Operated by No. 110 (AC) Squadron (Auxiliary), from De Lesseps Aerodrome, Weston, Ontario, 1934 to 1938.  To University of Toronto as instructional airframe.

 

first date: 8 March 1929

 

last date: 17 November 1938

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, donated (?) to University of Toronto.

70

de Havilland

 

DH.60

 

Moth

 

 

DH.60M

719

 

 

 

 

 

Built in UK, assembled by DHC.  Operated by No. 19 (B), later renumbered 119 (B) Squadron (Auxiliary), at Hamilton, Ontario, 25 May 1937 to 1938.  This unit's first aircraft, and only aircraft until 160 arrived in September 1937.  Initially stored in the Hamilton Aero Club hanger, until the first Air Force hanger at Hamilton was completed.  To summer camp at Borden, 29 May to 11 June 1937.  Deadstick landing at Hamilton, 27 July 1937, no damage.  Later became instructional airframe A 111.  sold, to civil register as CF-CFM.

 

first date: 7 March 1929

 

last date: 13 September 1946

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, later sold.

71

de Havilland

 

DH.60

 

Moth

 

 

DH.60M

720

 

 

 

 

 

Built in UK, assembled by DHC.  Category B crash at Borden, Ontario on 4 June 1936, not repaired.

 

first date: 7 March 1929

 

last date: 37 November 1936

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off after crash, see comments.

72

de Havilland

 

DH.60

 

Moth

 

 

DH.60M

721

 

 

 

 

 

Built in UK, assembled by DHC.  Operated by No. 15 (F) Squadron, later renumbered as No. 115 (F) Squadron (Auxiliary), at Montreal, PQ, 1936 to 1938.  Later became Instructional airframe A 107.  To civil register post war as CF-CFS.

 

first date: 7 March 1929

 

last date: 12 April 1945

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, later sold.

73

de Havilland

 

DH.60

 

Moth

 

 

DH.60M

723

 

 

 

 

 

Built in UK, assembled by DHC.  Category B crash at Camp Borden, Ontario on 8 July 1929.

 

first date: 7 March 1929

 

last date: 31 March 1936

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, no further records

74

de Havilland

 

DH.60

 

Moth

 

 

DH.60M

722

 

 

 

 

 

Built in UK, assembled by DHC.  Used by No. 10 (AC) Squadron (Auxiliary) from De Lesseps Aerodrome, Weston, Ontario.  To civil register as CF-CGC.

 

first date: 2 March 1929

 

last date: 27 June 1939

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, later sold.

75

de Havilland

 

DH.60

 

Moth

 

 

DH.60M

724

 

 

 

 

 

Built in UK, assembled by DHC.  Used By No. 110 (AC) Squadron (Auxiliary) from De Lesseps Aerodrome, Weston, Ontario.  Became Instructional Airframe A 108.  To civil register as CF-CFZ.

 

first date: 9 March 1929

 

last date: 15 May 1948

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

76

de Havilland

 

DH.60

 

Moth

 

 

DH.60M

725

 

 

 

 

 

Built in UK, assembled by DHC.

 

first date: 28 February 1929

 

last date: 17 July 1929

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, after Category A crash at Borden on 31 May 1929.

77

de Havilland

 

DH.60

 

Moth

 

 

DH.60M

726

 

 

 

 

 

Built in UK, assembled by DHC.  Used by No. 10 (AC) Squadron (Auxiliary) from De Lesseps Aerodrome, Weston, Ontario.  Later became Instructional Airframe A 16.

 

first date: 13 February 1929

 

last date: 24 January 1942

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off.

78

de Havilland

 

DH.60

 

Moth

 

 

DH.60M

727

 

 

 

 

 

Built in UK, assembled by DHC.

 

first date: 1 March 1929

 

last date: 26 September 1929

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, after Category A crash at Camp Borden on 14 September 1929.

79

de Havilland

 

DH.60

 

Moth

 

 

DH.60M

728

 

 

 

 

 

Built in UK, assembled by DHC.

 

first date: 13 March 1929

 

last date: 23 November 1931

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, after Category A crash at Camp Borden on 28 September 1931.

80

de Havilland

 

DH.60

 

Moth

 

 

DH.60M

734

 

 

 

 

 

Built in UK, assembled by DHC.  Crashed on take off from Regina on 1 May 1936, broken up for spares.

 

first date: 20 March 1929

 

last date: 27 January 1936

 

Taken on strength

 

Transferred to Regina Flying Club, as CF-CEU.

81

de Havilland

 

DH.60

 

Moth

 

 

DH.60M

735

 

 

 

 

 

Built in UK, assembled by DHC.  Operated by No. 110 (AC) Squadron (Auxiliary), from De Lesseps Aerodrome, Weston, Ontario, 1934 to 1937.  Loaned to No. 19 (B) Squadron (Auxiliary) for summer camp at Borden, May to June 1937.  Operated by No. 115 (F) Squadron (Auxiliary), at Montreal, PQ, 1938.  Crashed while with this unit.

 

first date: 20 March 1929

 

last date: 21 October 1938

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, after rashing at Camp Borden on 2 June 1938, only fatal crash of 115 (Aux) Sdn.

82

de Havilland

 

DH.60

 

Moth

 

 

DH.60M

736

 

 

 

 

 

Built in UK, assembled by DHC.  Operated by No. 119 (B) Squadron (Auxiliary), at Hamilton, Ontario, 1937 to 1938.

 

first date: 5 March 1929

 

last date: 6 April 1929

 

Taken on strength

 

Written off, after Category A crash at Camp Borden that day.

83

de Havilland

 

DH.60

 

Moth

 

 

DH.60M

737

 

 

 

 

 

Built in UK, assembled by DHC.  Used at Camp Borden.

 

first date: 16 April 1929

 

last date: 26 September 1930

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

84

de Havilland

 

DH.60

 

Moth

 

 

DH.60M

738

 

 

 

 

 

Built in UK, assembled by DHC.  Overturned during forced landing at Compton, PQ on 20 July 1939, not repaired.

 

first date: 22 April 1929

 

last date: 10 October 1935

 

Taken on strength

 

Transferred to St. Catharines Flying Club as CF-CEL.

85

de Havilland

 

DH.60

 

Moth

 

 

DH.60M

739

 

 

 

 

 

Built in UK, assembled by DHC.  Withdrawn from use on 11 March 1942.

 

first date: 16 April 1929

 

last date: 18 August 1934

 

Taken on strength

 

Transferred to Fort William Flying Club as CF-CDO.

86

de Havilland

 

DH.60

 

Moth

 

 

DH.60M

746

 

 

 

 

 

Built in UK, assembled by DHC.  Stalled and spun in at Brantford, Ontario on 21 July 1935, not repaired.

 

first date: 16 April 1929

 

last date: 3 August 1934

 

Taken on strength

 

Transferred to Brant-Norfolk Flying Club as CF-CEH.

87

de Havilland

 

DH.60

 

Moth

 

 

DH.60M

747

 

 

 

 

 

Built in UK, assembled by DHC.  Collided with G-CALE while landing at Halifax on 19 January 1938, not repaired.

 

first date: 15 April 1929

 

last date: 25 October 1934

 

Taken on strength

 

Transferred to Halifax Flying Club as CF-CEH.

88

de Havilland

 

DH.60

 

Moth

 

 

DH.60M

748

 

 

 

 

 

Built in UK, assembled by DHC.

 

first date: 29 March 1929

 

last date: 13 September 1929

 

Taken on strength

 

Written off, after Category A crash at Everett (Ontario?) on 5 July 1929.

89

de Havilland

 

DH.60

 

Moth

 

 

DH.60M

749

 

 

 

 

 

Built in UK, assembled by DHC.  Hit trees while landing at Kingston on 27 February 1939, not repaired.

 

first date: 15 April 1929

 

last date: 17 October 1934

 

Taken on strength

 

Transferred to Kingston Flying Club as CF-CEI.

90

de Havilland

 

DH.60

 

Moth

 

 

DH.60M

750

 

 

 

 

 

Built in UK, assembled by DHC.  Crashed in snowstorm near Burwell, Ontario on 10 March 1941, not repaired.

 

first date: 31 March 1929

 

last date: 28 May 1935

 

Taken on strength

 

Transferred to London Flying Club as CF-CEJ.

91

de Havilland

 

DH.60

 

Moth

 

 

DH.60M

751

 

 

 

 

 

Built in UK, assembled by DHC.  Destroyed in hanger fire at Brantford, Ontario on 10 March 1941.

 

first date: 15 April 1929

 

last date: 1 October 1935

 

Taken on strength

 

Transferred to Brant-Norfolk Flying Club as CF-CEK.

92

Avro

 

Avian

Avian  Mk.IVM Minor

 

 

 

616

R3/CN/282

 

 

 

 

 

Assembled by Ottawa Car Manufacturing Co., after arrival from UK.  Used at Camp Borden, Ontario.

 

first date: 30 October 1929

 

last date: 23 December 1932

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

93

Avro

 

Avian

Avian  Mk.IVM Minor

 

 

 

616

R3/CN/283

 

 

 

 

 

Assembled by Ottawa Car Manufacturing Co., after arrival from UK.  Used by Controller of Civil Aviation in 1930.

 

first date: 3 October 1929

 

last date: 19 November 1934

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

94

Avro

 

Avian

Avian  Mk.IVM Minor

 

 

 

616

R3/CN/284

 

 

 

 

 

Assembled by Ottawa Car Manufacturing Co., after arrival from UK.

 

first date: 25 October 1929

 

last date: 28 February 1933

 

Taken on strength

 

Transferred to Cape Breton Flying Club as CF-CAZ.

95

Avro

 

Avian

Avian  Mk.IVM Minor

 

 

 

616

R3/CN/285

 

 

 

 

 

Assembled by Ottawa Car Manufacturing Co., after arrival from UK.  To Ottawa Technical School as training aid.  Registration CF-CAY reserved.

 

first date: 26 October 1929

 

last date: 19 October 1934

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, sold or donated.

96

Avro

 

Avian

Avian  Mk.IVM Minor

 

 

 

616

R#/CN/286

 

 

 

 

 

Assembled by Ottawa Car Manufacturing Co., after arrival from UK.  To Ottawa Technical School as training aid.

 

first date: 23 August 1929

 

last date: 19 October 1934

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, sold or donated.

97

Avro

 

Avian

Avian  Mk.IVM Minor

 

 

 

616

R3/CN/287

 

 

 

 

 

Assembled by Ottawa Car Manufacturing Co., after arrival from UK.

 

first date: 5 September 1929

 

last date: 28 September 1931

 

Taken on strength

 

Written off in Category A crash at Camp Borden, Ontario.

98

Avro

 

Avian

Avian  Mk.IVM Minor

 

 

 

616

R3/CN/288

 

 

 

 

 

Assembled by Ottawa Car Manufacturing Co., after arrival from UK.  No record of civil registration, not known if ever operated by Hamilton Flying Club.

 

first date: 4 November 1929

 

last date: 22 February 1933

 

Taken on strength

 

Transferred to Hamilton Flying Club.

99

Avro

 

Avian

Avian  Mk.IVM Minor

 

 

 

616

R3/CN/289

 

 

 

 

 

Assembled by Ottawa Car Manufacturing Co., after arrival from UK.  Used at Camp Borden.  Category A accident while there, on 28 September 1931, apparently repaired.  To civil register as CF-CAJ.

 

first date: 5 September 1929

 

last date: 18 February 1932

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, later sold.

100

Avro

 

Avian

Avian  Mk.IVM Minor

 

 

 

616

R3/CN/290

 

 

 

 

 

Assembled by Ottawa Car Manufacturing Co., after arrival from UK.

 

first date: 5 September 1929

 

last date: 19 November 1934

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off.


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