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Manufacturer

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variant or model

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company designation

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6050

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 May 1940 - Taken on strength at Fleet Aircraft

 

Ex RAF R3517.  To No. 1 Training Command in June 1940.  To Central Aircraft in Crumlin, Ontario for overhaul on 8 August 1942.  to No. 1 Training Command on 30 November 1942.  Pending disposal from 1 July 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 6 Repair Depot, Trenton, where it was reported with 1703:00 total time

 

last date: 9 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

6051

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 May 1940 - Taken on strength at Fleet Aircraft

 

Ex RAF R3519.  To No. 1 Training Command on 6 June 1940, for use by No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario.  Category C7 damage at Camp Borden, Ontario in 1940, when "aircraft struck grain stock damaging tail".  Category B crash at Brantford at 11:00 on 18 July 1941.  To de Havilland Canada for crash repairs, 28 July to 27 October 1941.  Had 967:45 logged time when it arrived there.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 16 Service Flying Training School at Hagersville, Ontario.  To Canada Car & Foundry for crash repairs, 16 September to 5 December 1942.  To Eastern Air Command when completed.  To stored reserve with No. 1 Training Command on 3 April 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage.  Pending disposal from that date.  Stored at No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was reported with 1821:00 total time, 853:15 since overhaul.

 

last date: 27 April 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

6052

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I / III

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 March 1940 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada

 

Ex RAF R3523. To No. 1 Training Command in March 1940, for use by No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario.  Category C7 damage at Brantford at 23:30 on 1 July 1941, struck Anson 6135 while taxiing, damaged main plane and cowling.   To Fleet Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for overhaul and conversion to Mk. III, 26 October 1941 to 28 March 1942.  Had 849:00 logged time when it arrived.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario on 18 February 1943 for wing removal, possibly following a crash.  Back to No. 1 Training Command on 7 august 1943, for use by No. 16 Service flying Training School at Hagersville, Ontario.  Category C7 damage at Hagersville at 11:50 on 20 October 1943.

 

last date: 4 January 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

6053

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 May 1940 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada

 

Ex RAF R3535.  To No. 1 Training Command at Camp Borden, Ontario in May 1940.  To No. 2 Air Observers School at Edmonton, Alberta in July 1940.  To McKenzie Services for overhaul, 3 December 1941 to 10 January 1942.  Had 1685:40 logged time when it arrived.  To No. 4 Training Command when completed.  To Aircraft Repair in Edmonton for crash repairs, 1 October to 17 December 1942.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 22 February 1943.  To No. 10 Repair Depot on 20 September 1944, for scrapping.

 

last date: 22 December 1944? - Struck off, retained in whole state

6054

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 May 1940 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft

 

Ex RAF R3533.  To No. 1 Training Command in June 1940.  To de Havilland Canada for overhaul, 11 July to 5 October 1942.  to No. 3 Training Command when completed.  With No. 9 Air Observers School at St. Jean, PQ in fall of 1943, coded "Q1".  To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 5 October 1943.  Issued from storage on 8 January 1944, for use by No. 4 Bombing & Gunnery School at Fingal, Ontario.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 15 February 1945.  Stored by No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was noted with 1625:55 total time.

 

last date: 16 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

6055

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 May 1940 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft

 

Ex RAF R3534.  To No. 1 Training Command in June 1940.  To de Havilland Canada for overhaul, 11 July to 16 November 1942.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 8 July 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 2878:00 total time, 1664:55 since overhaul.

 

last date: 22 January 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

6056

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 May 1940 - Taken on strength at National Steel Car

 

Ex RAF R3536.  To No. 1 Training Command at Camp Borden, Ontario in June 1940.  Winter conversion kit installed by 10 September 1941.  To de Havilland Canada for Category C crash repairs, 12 October 1942 to 25 January 1943.  To No. 3 Training Command when completed, delivered there on 8 April 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command on 4 December 1943, for use by No. 1 Bombing & Gunnery School at Jarvis, Ontario.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 20 February 1945.  Stored by no. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit.

 

last date: 16 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

6057

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 May 1940 - Taken on strength at National Steel Car

 

Ex RAF R3538.  To No. 1 Service Flying Training School at Camp Borden, Ontario on 1 June 1940.  Category A crash at 07:00 on 14 June 1940, near Stony Lake, Ontario (north-east of Borden).  Free issue to Aeronautical Res. Corp. on 9 August 1940.  Fuselage only back to No. 1 Training Command on 3 November 1944.  Also noted as "write off" on 14 December 1940?

 

last date: 14 December 1940 - Write off?

6058

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 22 May 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Ex RAF R3546.  To No. 1 Training Command in June 1940.  to No. 2 Training Command at Winnipeg on 11 November 1940.  To No. 4 Training Command on 18 June 1941.  Winter conversion kit installed by 3 July 1941.  To No. 2 Training Command on 24 January 1942.  To No. 3 Training Command on 17 October 1942.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS for overhaul on 12 January 1944.  To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 20 May 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage.  Pending disposal from 28 March 1945.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 1635:20 total time, 6:05 since overhaul.

 

last date: 4 May 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

6059

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 22 May 1940 - Taken on strength at Fleet Aircraft

 

Ex RAF R3547.  To No. 1 Training Command on 6 June 1940.  To No. 2 Training Command at Winnipeg on 11 November 1940.  To No. 2 Training Command on 18 June 1941, for use by No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  Winter conversion kit installed by 3 July 1941.  Category A crash at Fort Benton, Montana (200 miles south-east of Claresholm) at 19:00 on 17 September 1941.  Had 895:40 logged time.

 

last date: 3 November 1941 - Reduced to spares and produce by 15 SFTS

6060

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 September 1940 - Taken on strength by No. 3 AID?

 

Ex RAF R9869.  Winter conversion kit installed by Prairie Airways Ltd at Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan in early 1941, quoted cost was $765.60.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 18 November 1942 to 22 February 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 10 April 1945.  Stored at No. 5 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Neepawa, Manitoba by 27 November 1945, where it was noted with 2799:40 total time, 1878:30 since overhaul.

 

last date: 1 October 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

6061

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 September 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Ex RAF R9870.  Winter conversion kit installed by Prairie Airways Ltd at Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan in early 1941, quoted cost was $774.40.  To No. 1 Training Command on 7 July 1942.  To Aircraft Repair in Edmonton for overhaul, 7 August 1942.  Had 1142:35 logged time.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 23 October 1944.  to No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 2599:10 total time, 1372:00 since overhaul.

 

last date: 22 January 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

6062

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 September 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Ex RAF R9873.  First used by No. 3 Air Observers School at Regina, Saskatchewan.  Winter conversion kit installed by Prairie Airways Ltd at Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan in early 1941, quoted cost was $786.50.  Category C damage at Regina at 16:00 on 5 December 1941, while being operated by civilian pilot G. Johnston.  To McKenzie Services for overhaul, 15 January to 26 February 1942.  Had 1301:20 logged time.  To No. 4 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 7 Service Flying Training School at Fort MacLeod, Alberta.  Category A crash on 4 July 1942.

 

last date: 27 November 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce by No. 10 Repair Depot at Calgary

6063

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 September 1940 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

Ex RAF R9831.  Winter conversion kit installed during assembly.  Category B crash at Amesdale Field (near Dryden, Ontario?) on 20 September 1940, reported by No. 2 Training Command.  Possibly ferrying to western Canada at the time.  To MacDonald Brothers for crash repairs, 6 November 1940 to 4 April 1941.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  One of 6 Ansons destroyed by fire in No. 2 Hanger at No. 7 Air Observers School at Portage la Prairie, Manitoba on 21 May 1941.

 

last date: 25 June 1941 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

6064

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 13 September 1940 - Taken on strength at No. 4 Service Flying Training School

 

Ex RAF R9832.  First used by No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Category C3 damage at Saskatoon at 10:50 on 6 March 1941.  To No. 4 Training Command on 17 June 1941, for use by No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  To Aircraft Repair, 12 December 1942 to 26 June 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 21 September 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1945, still pending disposal.

 

last date: 21 September 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

6065

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 October 1940 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

Ex RAF R9833.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft at Winnipeg for overhaul, 20 November 1942 to 4 February 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 28 January 1943.  To No. 8 Repair Depot for repairs and inspection, 10 January to 20 March 1944.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 2 February 1945.  Stored at No. 3 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 3551:20 total time, 1586:45 since overhaul.

 

last date: 8 October 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

6066

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 September 1940 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

Ex RAF R9834.  To No. 4 Training Command on 17 June 1941, for use by No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  To Aircraft Repair for overhaul, 2 October to 16 December 1942.  To No. 4 Training Command when completed.  To storage on 17 May 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command on 15 June 1943.  Pending disposal from 4 October 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 407 Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2665:15 total time, 1304:30 since overhaul.

 

last date: 27 April 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

6067

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 September 1940 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

Ex RAF R9835.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg for overhaul, 1 November 1941 to 5 January 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To MacDonald Brothers again, 25 January to 24 March 1944.  To stored reserve with No.2 Training Command when completed.  Issued from storage on 1 May 1944, for use by No. 5 Air Observers School at Winnipeg, Manitoba.  Pending disposal from 26 August 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 204 Equipment Holding Unit at Estevan, Saskatchewan, where it was reported with 3471:45 total time, 163:40 since overhaul.

 

last date: 21 September 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

6068

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 September 1940 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command at Regina

 

Ex RAF R9836.  First used by No. 3 Air Observers School at Regina, Saskatchewan.  To No. 10 Repair Depot on 11 December 1941 for overhaul.  Re-allocated to Aircraft Repair from 12 February to 30 March 1942, had 1407:15 logged time.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 8 Repair Depot on 25 November 1942.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 30 March 1943, issued from storage on 14 April 1943.  Pending disposal from 19 October 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 204 Equipment Holding Unit at Estevan, Saskatchewan, where it was reported with 2980:20 total time, 1572:05 since overhaul.

 

last date: 21 September 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

6069

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 September 1940 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

Ex RAF R9871.  First used by Central Navigation School at Rivers Camp, Manitoba.  Winter conversion kit installed by Prairie Airways Ltd at Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan in early 1941, quoted cost was $748.56.  AC Goebel struck by starboard propeller during engine starting and severely injured at 12:30 on 30 May 1942, at Rivers Camp.  Category A crash at Rivers at 21:00 on 9 June 1942.  Crashed and exploded during navigation exercise, pilot P/O A.W. Willoughby and 3 crew killed.  All serviceable components removed at Central Navigation School and sent to No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg.

 

last date: 8 July 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

6070

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I / III

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 September 1940 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

Ex RAF R9872.  First used by No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg for conversion to Mk. III, 4 November 1941 to 16 February 1942.  Scheduled for No. 2 Training Command when completed, but assigned to No. 4 Training Command on 9 March 1942.  To No. 8 Repair Depot for repairs on 24 July 1943.  Re-allocated to MacDonald Brothers on 7 September 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 6 January 1944.  Pending disposal at Winnipeg form 6 April 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg, where it was noted with 2248:25 total time, 960:05 since overhaul.  Later stored by No. 5 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit.

 

last date: 9 July 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

6071

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 13 September 1940 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

Ex RAF R9874.  First used by No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Category C3 damage at Saskatoon airfield at 16:00 on 17 December 1940, when the aircraft landed gear up.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg from 11 June to 3 August 1942.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 28 June 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 6 Repair Depot, Trenton, where it was noted with 1971:40 total time.

 

last date: 9 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

6072

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I / III

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 3 September 1940 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

Ex RAF R9875.  First used by No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Category C8 damage at 16:00 on 21 December 1940, at Saskatoon.  Winter conversion kit installed by Prairie Airways Ltd at Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan in early 1941, quoted cost was $769.74.  Category C1 damage at 17:20 on 24 November 1941 at Regina, reported by No. 3 Air Observers School, but operated by LAC pilot.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg for overhaul and conversion to Mk. III, 12 December 1941 to 15 January 1942.  Had 1404:50 logged time when it arrived.  To No. 4 Training Command when completed.  With No. 7 Service Flying Training School at Fort MacLeod, Alberta in fall of 1943.  Pending disposal from 15 June 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at Calgary, where it was noted with 3068:10 total time, 1659:30 since overhaul.

 

last date: 23 January 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

6073

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 November(?) 1940(?) - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

Ex RAF R9876.  First used by No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Winter conversion kit installed by 3 July 1941.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg for overhaul, 12 June to 22 July 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 12 April 1945.  Stored at No. 5 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Neepawa, Manitoba by 27 November 1945, where it was noted with 2099:15 total time, 1267:05 since overhaul.

 

last date: 1 October 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

6074

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 September 1940 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

Ex RAF R9889. Winter conversion kit installed by Prairie Airways Ltd at Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan in early 1941, quoted cost was $789.10.  Category B damage at Regina at 11:30 on 31 March 1941.  With No. 3 Air Observers School at Regina, being operated by civilian pilot, at the time.  To Aircraft Repair for overhaul, 18 April to 4 July 1942.  Had 1202:50 total time when it arrived.  To No. 4 Training Command when completed.  Crashed n 1944, details lacking.  To No. 10 Repair Depot on 28 august 1944, after crash had been reclassified from Category B to Category A.

 

last date: 22 September 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

6075

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 3 January 1941 - Taken on strength at Aircraft Repair at Edmonton, Alberta

 

Ex RAF W1785.  To No. 4 Training Command on 5 February 1941, for use by No. 7 Service Flying Training School at MacLeod, Alberta.  Category B damage, resulting from a ground loop, at MacLeod at 10:20 on 27 June 1941.  To Aircraft Repair for reconditioning, 15 July to 12 October 1941.  Had 530:35 logged time when it arrived.  To No. 4 Training Command when completed, delivered to No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta on 21 October 1941.  To No. 1 Training Command on 19 August 1942, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg for overhaul, 29 January to 9 April 1944.  To stored reserve with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 23 October 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 206 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite, then later at No. 202 Equipment Holding Unit at Weyburn, Saskatchewan, where it was reported with 2040:10 total time, 4:00 since overhaul.

 

last date: 16 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

6076

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 September 1940 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

Ex RAF R9877.  To Aircraft Repair in Edmonton for overhaul, 25 March to 14 May 1942.  Had 1419:35 logged time when it arrived.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 12 October 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at Neepawa, Manitoba, where it was reported with 3500:00 total time, 2080:25 since overhaul.

 

last date: 10 March 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

6077

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 September 1940 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

Ex RAF R9878.  To No. 4 Training Command on 15 June 1941, for use by No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  To Aircraft Repair in Edmonton for overhaul, 9 April to 24 June 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Category A crash on 13 August 1942, probably while with No. 7 Air Observers School at Portage la Prairie, Manitoba.

 

last date: 11 September 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce at No. 7 AOS

6078

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 13 September 1940 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

Ex RAF R9879.  First assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  To storage from 9 April to 6 May 1942.  To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot, Winnipeg on 25 November 1942.  To Eastern Air Command on 9 February 1943.  To No. 6 Repair Depot on 3 January 1944 for a "check up".  Pending disposal with No. 1 Training Command from 15 June 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Noted with 1235:15 total time while in storage pending disposal.

 

last date: 9 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

6079

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 13 September 1940 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

Ex RAF R9880.  First assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  To No. 4 Training Command for use by No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta on 25 June 1941.  To Aircraft Repair in Edmonton for overhaul, 30 July to 30 September 1942.  To No. 4 Training Command when completed.  To storage on 20 July 1944.  Pending disposal from 2 November 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2753:20 total time, 1467:20 since overhaul.

 

last date: 23 January 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

6080

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 13 September 1940 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

Ex RAF R9881.  First assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  To No. 4 Training Command for use by No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta on 25 June 1941.  To Aircraft Repair in Edmonton for overhaul, 25 March to 28 April 1942.  Had 1285:10 logged time when it arrived.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To stored reserve from 16 to 25 November 1941.  Pending disposal from 2 September 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 204 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit, where it was noted with 3350:25 total time, 2065:15 since overhaul.

 

last date: 16 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

6081

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I / III

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 September 1940 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

Ex RAF R9882.  First assigned to No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta. Winter conversion kit installed by Prairie Airways Ltd at Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan in early 1941, quoted cost was $779.90.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg for conversion to Mk. III, 12 December 1941 to 15 January 1942.  Had 1354:25 logged time when it arrived.  To No. 4 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 15 June 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at Calgary, where it was noted with 2982:45 total time, 1622:50 since overhaul.

 

last date: 23 January 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

6082

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 September 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Ex RAF R9939.  Delivered to stored reserve.  Winter conversion kit installed during assembly in Canada.  To No. 1 Training Command on 20 September 1940.  To No. 2 Training Command at Winnipeg on 11 November 1940.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft 21 May to 12 July 1941.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To MacDonald Brothers again on 18 August 1942.  Assigned to No. 1 Training Command when completed, probably in November 1942, for use by No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope, Ontario.  Category B crash at Armstrong, Ontario while ferrying to eastern Canada.  To MacDonald Brothers on 30 December 1942,for repairs .  To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 7 March 1943, when completed.  Issued from storage on 11 March 1943.  Pending disposal from 2 September 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 204 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit, where it was noted with 3219:40 total time, 1661:55 since overhaul.

 

last date: 16 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

6083

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 September 1940 - Taken on strength by No. 6 Repair Depot at Trenton

 

Ex RAF R9941.  To No. 1 Training Command on 20 September 1940.  To No. 2 Training Command at Winnipeg on 11 November 1940.  Winter conversion kit installed by 3 July 1941.  Operated by Central Navigation School at Rivers Camp, Manitoba when written off.  Category A damage as a result of a forced landing in a storm, during navigation exercise, 6 miles east of Rivers on 10 June 1942.  All serviceable parts removed and sent to No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg.

 

last date: 8 July 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce at CNS

6084

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 September 1940 - Taken on strength by No. 6 Repair Depot at Trenton

 

Ex RAF R9890.  To No. 1 Training Command on 20 September 1940.  To No. 2 Training Command at Winnipeg on 11 November 1940.  Winter conversion kit installed by 3 July 1941.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg, 8 April to 1 June 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 3 Training Command on 17 October 1942.  To No. 1 Training Command on 4 September 1943.  Pending disposal from 20 September 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at Brantford, Ontario, where it was reported with 1832:20 total time.

 

last date: 22 January 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

6085

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 September 1940 - Taken on strength by No. 6 Repair Depot at Trenton

 

Ex RAF R9891.  Delivered to stored reserve.  To No. 1 Training Command on 20 September 1940.  To No. 2 Training Command at Winnipeg on 11 November 1940.  Category C damage at 09:00 on 16 November 1940 at Sioux Lookout, Ontario, probably while ferrying to Winnipeg.  Winter conversion kit installed by 3 July 1941.  To long term storage from 16 April to 18 December 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg, 6 October 1943 to 7 January 1944.  To storage with No.2 Training Command when completed.  Issued from storage on 7 January 1944, for use by No. 5 Air Observers School at Winnipeg, Manitoba.  Pending disposal from 21 September 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 204 Equipment Holding Unit, where it was noted with 2342:25 total time, 654:40 since overhaul.

 

last date: 16 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

6086

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 September 1940 - Taken on strength by No. 6 Repair Depot at Trenton

 

Ex RAF R9892.  Delivered to stored reserve.  To No. 1 Training Command on 20 September 1940.  To No. 2 Training Command at Winnipeg on 11 November 1940.  Winter conversion kit installed by 3 July 1941.  In storage from 11 April to 6 May 1942.  Later with No. 38 Service Flying Training School at Estevan, Saskatchewan.  Category C14 damage at 16:20 on 11 May 1942, at Estevan.  Collided with Anson W1997 (RCAF ?) on the ground while being parked.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg for overhaul, 11 June to 12 August 1942.  To Eastern Air Command when completed, for use by No. 1 General Reconnaissance School at Summerside, PEI.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS for crash repairs on 26 August 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command on 13 November 1943.  Category A crash on 7 July 1944, while with No. 1 Bombing & Gunnery School at Jarvis, Ontario.  To No. 6 Repair Depot for inspection and to be held pending decision on repairing.

 

last date: 26 July 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

6087

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 September 1940 - Taken on strength by No. 6 Repair Depot at Trenton

 

Ex RAF R9893.  Delivered to stored reserve.  To No. 1 Training Command on 20 September 1940.  To No. 2 Training Command at Winnipeg on 11 November 1940.  Winter conversion kit installed by 3 July 1941.  Received at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg on 26 May 1941, but Technical Order for work cancelled, then re-instated on 13 November 1941.  To stored reserve with No. 2 Training Command on 24 February 1943, issued from storage on 1 June 1943.  Pending disposal from 2 September 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 204 Equipment Holding Unit, where it was reported with 2069:10 total time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 16 February 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

6088

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 September 1940 - Taken on strength by No. 6 Repair Depot at Trenton

 

Ex RAF R9943.  To No. 1 Training Command on 20 September 1940.  To No. 2 Training Command at Winnipeg on 11 November 1940.  Winter conversion kit installed by 3 July 1941.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg for overhaul, 9 October to 26 November 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal by end of December 1944.  Stored at No. 407 Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 4025:40 total time, 2092:10 since overhaul.

 

last date: 8 October 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

6089

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 September 1940 - Taken on strength by No. 6 Repair Depot at Trenton

 

Ex RAF R9944.  To No. 1 Training Command on 20 September 1940.  To No. 2 Training Command at Winnipeg on 11 November 1940.  Winter conversion kit installed by 3 July 1941.  To long term storage 11 April 1942 to 10 February 1943.  To No. 8 Repair Depot in Winnipeg on 23 December 1943.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg for overhaul, 18 January to 4 April 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 5 April 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 12 April 1945.  Stored at No. 5 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Neepawa, Manitoba by 27 November 1945, where it was reported with 2817:35 total time, 974:25 since overhaul.

 

last date: 1 October 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

6090

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 September 1940 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

Ex RAF R9895.  First assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Category C3 damage at Saskatoon airfield at 16:45 on 28 November 1940.  To No. 4 Training Command on 16 June 1941, for use by No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  Back to No. 2 Training Command on 29 December 1941.  To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg on 8 January 1942.  To Eastern Air Command on 30 July 1942, for use by No. 167 (K) Squadron at RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS.  To No. 6 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 8 January 1944, for check up before allocation to a Bombing & Gunnery School.  Pending disposal with No. 1 Training Command from 15 June 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Reported with 1582:45 total time while in storage.

 

last date: 9 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

6091

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 September 1940 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

Ex RAF R9949. Winter conversion kit installed by Prairie Airways Ltd at Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan in early 1941, quoted cost was $774.20.  To Aircraft Repair in Edmonton for overhaul, 18 March to 24 April 1942.  Had 1352:45 logged time when it arrived.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 8 Repair Depot in Winnipeg on 24 October 1942.  To Eastern Air Command on 12 December 1942.  To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 3 May 1944.  Stored at No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 1639:20 total time, 283:30 since overhaul.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, issued from storage same day.  May have been to a communications flight.

 

last date: 8 May 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

6092

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 September 1940 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

Ex RAF R9950.  First assigned to No. 3 Air Observers School at Regina, Saskatchewan. Winter conversion kit installed by Prairie Airways Ltd at Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan in early 1941, quoted cost was $788.70.  Category C10 damage at 11:40 on 21 December 1941 at Regina airport, when Anson 6184 collided with this aircraft while taxiing on an icy surface.  To Aircraft Repair in Edmonton for overhaul, 25 March to 10 May 1942.  Had 1285:05 logged time when it arrived.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot, Winnipeg, on 28 January 1943.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg, 8 April to 11 June 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To storage on 4 August 1944.  Pending disposal from 23 October 1944.  to No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at no. 202 Equipment holding Unit at de Winton, Alberta, where it was noted with 1320:45 total time, 1050:20 since overhaul.  (Probably should have been 3320:45 total time.)

 

last date: 16 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

6093

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 September 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Ex RAF R9945.  Delivered to stored reserve at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario.  To de Havilland Canada for accident repairs, 10 October 1940 to 18 February 1941.  Cost of repairs was $3,718.79.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 5 Air Observers School at Winnipeg, Manitoba.  One of six Ansons destroyed in a hanger fire at No. 7 Air Observers School at Portage la Prairie, Manitoba on 21 May 1941.

 

last date: 25 June 1941 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

6094

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 September 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Ex RAF R9946.  Delivered to stored reserve at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario.  To de Havilland Canada on 8 October 1940.  Converted to instructional airframe A134 on 23 June 1941.  To No. 3 Training Command on that date, for use by No. 8 Service Flying Training School at Moncton, NB.

 

last date: 21 August 1941 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

6095

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 September 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Ex RAF R9937.  Delivered to stored reserve at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario.  To de Havilland Canada for repairs, 10 October 1940 to 18 February 1941.  Cost of repairs was $3,980.67.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Transferred to RAF books on 16 April 1941, one of 15 dual control Ansons exchanged for single control aircraft on that date.  To Western Air Command on 3 September 1941, for use by No. 32 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC.  Back to No. 2 Training Command on 25 April 1942.  To No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg on 25 November 1942.  To MacDonald Brother Aircraft in Winnipeg for repairs on 10 June 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 2 August 1943, issued from storage on 1 November 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 14 February 1945.  Stored by No. 3 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 1296:30 total time, 960:30 since overhaul.

 

last date: 8 October 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

6096

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 September 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Ex RAF R9938.  Delivered to stored reserve at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario.  To de Havilland Canada on 8 October 1940.  Fuselage only to Federal Aircraft in Montreal on 18 November 1940.  Fuselage to Canada Car & Foundry at Montreal on 16 December 1940.  To de Havilland Canada on 22 March 1941, scrapped there.  This aircraft appears to have been used for tooling and/or shop training purposes, and may have been damaged in transit (as apparently were 6093, 6094 and 6095).

 

last date: 21 July 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

6097

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 October 1940 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

Ex RAF R9940.  Winter conversion kit installed by Prairie Airways Ltd at Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan in early 1941, quoted cost was $784.74.  Had 1020:15 logged time when first assigned for overhauling, to No. 10 Repair Depot on 6 October 1941.  Re-allocated to Aircraft Repair in Edmonton on 12 February 1942.  Reported with 1103:20 logged time on 4 March 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed, on 30 March 1942.  Scheduled for stored reserve in October 1942, but cancelled by 5 November 1942.  Pending disposal from 11 May 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 201 Holding Unit at Estevan, Saskatchewan, where it was reported with 3152:50 total time, 2049:30 since overhaul.

 

last date: 16 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation

6098

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 October 1940 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

Ex RAF R9942.  Winter conversion kit installed by Prairie Airways Ltd at Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan in early 1941, quoted cost was $769.43.  To McKenzie Services for overhaul, 26 January to 4 March 1942.  Had 1343:40 logged time when it arrived.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 9 April 1942.  With No. 5 Air Observers School at Winnipeg, Manitoba when it had a Category A crash on 4 November 1942.  To No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg on 26 November 1942, for scrapping.

 

last date: 11 December 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

6099

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 October 1940 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

EX RAF R9831.  Winter conversion kit installed during assembly.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg for crash repairs, 6 November 1940 to 26 April 1941.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To MacDonald Brothers again, 11 May to 22 June 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Used in promotional photos, with large crest painted on rudder, possibly an early RCAF crest, and code "21" on nose, dates not certain.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 12 April 1945.  Stored by No. 5 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Neepawa, Manitoba by 27 November 1945, where it was reported with 3425:20 total time, 1482:00 since overhaul.

 

last date: 1 October 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation


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