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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

6250

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 December 1940 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W1675.  Winter conversion set installed during assembly by MacDonald Brothers.  Reported with Test & Development Establishment at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario, but not confirmed by Aircraft Record Card.  To No. 2 Training Command on 11 January 1941, for use by No. 1 Air Navigation School at Rivers, Manitoba.  Category A crash at Oak Lake, Manitoba (about 25 miles south-west of Rivers) at 15:00 on 25 February 1941.

 

last date: 3 April 1941 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce at No. 1 ANS

6251

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 December 1940 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W1690.  Winter conversion set installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 2 Training Command on 10 January 1941, for use by No. 1 Air Navigation School at Rivers, Manitoba.  Category C damage at Yorkton, Saskatchewan at 22:15 on 12 March 1941, reported by No. 1 ANS.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for repairs, 27 March to 19 July 1941.  To No. 4 Training Command when completed.  Back to No. 2 Training Command on 24 January 1942.  To No. 4 Training Command on 26 October 1942, for use by No. 3 Air Observers School at Pearce, Alberta.  Pending disposal from 17 July 1944.  to No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at Calgary, Alberta, where it was reported with 1446:55 total time, 1259:45 since overhaul.

 

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

6252

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 December 1940 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W1691.  To No. 4 Training Command on 3 January 1941.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 3 November to 9 December 1942.  To Eastern Air Command when completed.  Used by No. 121 (K) Squadron at RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS, 1942 to 1943.  With No. 167 (K) Squadron at Dartmouth, 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command 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 10 February 1945.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was reported with 944:05 total time.

 

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

6253

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 December 1940 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF K6310.  To No. 4 Training Command on 31 December 1941.  To McKenzie Services for overhaul, 17 November 1941 to 22 January 1942.  Had 1547:30 logged time when it arrived there.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, 6 September to 18 October 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, 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 2570:20 total time, 654:20 since overhaul.

 

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

6254

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 December 1940 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF K8753.  Winter conversion set installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 4 Training Command on 25 February 1941.  To Aircraft Repair in Edmonton, 30 June to 18 October 1941.  Had 926:20 logged time when it arrived there.  To No. 4 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  To Central Aircraft in Crumlin, Ontario for overhaul, 24 January to 16 June 1944.  To storage with No. 1 Training Command when completed.   To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage.  Pending disposal from 28 March 1945.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot, reported with 2577:35 total time, 3:05 since overhaul.

 

last date: 15 May 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6255

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 December 1940 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF L9160.  To No. 4 Training Command on 31 December 1940.  Assigned to Aircraft Repair in Edmonton for overhaul on 10 April 1942, arrived there on 17 April 1942.  Had 1187:20 logged time when it arrived there.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed, on 16 June 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft on 7 June 1943.  Transferred to Canada Car & Foundry at Cartierville, PQ on 17 July 1943, for conversion to Mk. IV.  To No. 1 Training Command on 22 September 1943.  Pending disposal from 17 November 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Stored at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 1835:05 total time, 617:50 since overhaul.

 

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

6256

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 December 1940 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF N9613.  To No. 4 Training Command on 31 December 1940, for use by No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  Category D damage at Calgary aerodrome at 16:35 on 25 March 1941, in minor ground collision with Anson 6185.  Category C damage at Calgary at 10:40 on 15 April 1941, in ground collision with Anson 6329.  To workshop reserve at No. 10 Repair Depot at Calgary on 14 July 1941.  Back to No. 4 Training Command on 20 October 1941, for use by No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  Category D3 damage at Claresholm on 6 November 1941, when this aircraft was struck by taxiing Anson 6646.  Category A crash at Claresholm aerodrome at 10:00 on 18 December 1941.  Had 539:35 logged time when struck off.

 

last date: 15 May 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce by No. 10 Repair Depot

6257

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I / III / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 December 1940 - Taken on charge at de Havilland Canada at Toronto

 

Ex RAF W1753.  To No. 1 Training Command on 8 January 1941, for use by No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario.  Category C3 damage at Brantford aerodrome at 11:30 on 2 December 1941, when the aircraft swung and struck a tractor.  To Fleet Aircraft for repair, overhaul, and conversion to Mk. III, 2 December 1941 to 12 May 1942.  Had 1074:55 logged time when it arrived.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  To Central Aircraft in Crumlin, Ontario on 4 October 1943, for replacement of mainplane and tailplane, and conversion to Mk. IV.  To No. 6 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 17 December 1943, for further modifications.  To No. 1 Training Command on 5 April 1944, for use by No. 4 Air Observers School at London, Ontario.  Pending disposal from 5 December 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 4 AOS, where it was noted with 2279:05 total time, 373:15 since overhaul.

 

last date: 25 March 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6258

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 December 1940 - Taken on charge at de Havilland Canada at Toronto

 

Ex RAF W1723.  To No. 1 Training Command on 8 January 1941, for use by No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario.  Category C2 damage, 6 miles west of Dutton, Ontario, at 16:00 on 21 June 1941.  To Central Aircraft in Crumlin, Ontario for overhaul, 13 June 1942.  Had 1150:25 logged time when it arrived.  To No. 3 Training Command on 25 August 1942, for use by Test & Development Establishment at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario.  To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 17 April 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage, pending disposal from that date.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 128:25 total time.

 

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

6259

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 December 1940 - Taken on charge at de Havilland Canada at Toronto

 

Ex RAF W1724.  To No. 1 Training Command on 8 January 1941, for use by No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario.  Category C4 damage at Brantford aerodrome at 01:00 on 16 December 1941, when Anson 6260 taxied into this aircraft during night flying.  To Central Aircraft in Crumlin, Ontario for overhaul, 15 June to 14 August 1942.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 14 September 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 5 SFTS, where it was reported with 1823:05 total time.  To Technical Training School at Camp Borden, Ontario on 22 January 1945.

 

last date: ? - final fate unclear

6260

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 December 1940 - Taken on charge at de Havilland Canada at Toronto

 

Ex RAF W1736.  To No. 1 Training Command on 8 January 1941, for use by No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario.  Category C1 damage at Brantford aerodrome at 11:45 on 11 December 1941, when this aircraft taxied into Anson 6901.  Category C4 damage at Brantford aerodrome at 01:00 on 16 December 1941, when this aircraft taxied into Anson 6259 during night flying.  To de Havilland Canada for overhaul, 21 May to 10 August 1942.  Had 1181:35 logged time when it arrived.  To Eastern Air Command when completed, for use by No. 1 General Reconnaissance School at Summerside, PEI.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot on 3 January 1944.  Pending disposal with No. 1 Training Command from 15 June 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945,still pending disposal.  While in storage reported with 2694:20 total time, 1396:15 since overhaul.

 

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

6261

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 December 1940 - Taken on charge at de Havilland Canada at Toronto

 

Ex RAF W1752.  To No. 1 Training Command on 8 January 1941, for use by No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario.  Category A crash near Brantford at 11:45 on 23 March 1941.  Came down 1 mile north-east of Burtch relief landing field.  Had 259:05 logged time when struck off.

 

last date: 3 July 1941 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce at No. 5 SFTS

6262

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 December 1941 - Taken on charge at de Havilland Canada at Toronto

 

Ex RAF W1751.  To No. 1 Training Command on 8 January 1941, for use by No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario.  Category C8 damage at Brantford, at 04:15 on 28 August 1941, in a taxiing collision with Anson 6118.  Pending disposal from 14 October 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 5 SFTS, where it was reported with 2860:05 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

6263

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I / III / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 December 1940 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft

 

Ex RAF W1716.  To No. 1 Training Command on 8 January 1941, for use by No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario.  Category B crash north of Paris, Ontario at 09:15 on 12 November 1941.  To de Havilland Canada for crash repairs and conversion to Mk. III, 1 December 1941 to 31 March 1942.  Had 884:20 logged time when it arrived.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario on 27 September 1943, for conversion to Mk. IV.  To No. 6 Repair Depot on 18 December 1943, for further modifications.  To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 18 April 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage, pending disposal from same day.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 1535:15 total time, 7:30 since overhaul.  Sold to Pan American Airways of New York, New York.

 

last date: 16 June 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6264

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I / III / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 December 1940 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft

 

Ex RAF W1727.  To No. 1 Training Command on 8 January 1941.  To de Havilland Canada for conversion to Mk. III, 14 November 1941 to 30 March 1042.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for conversion to Mk. IV, 3 December 1943 to 10 February 1944.  To storage with No. 1 Training Command when completed.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage, pending disposal from same day.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 2166:10 total time, 3:30 since overhaul.  Sold to H. Babb & Co. of New York.

 

last date: 2 August 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6265

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 December 1940 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W1765.  To No. 4 Training Command on 10 January 1941, for use by No. 7 Service Flying Training School at Fort MacLeod, Alberta.  Category B crash at Fort MacLeod at 12:23 on 25 March 1941.  To No. 10 Repair Depot on 14 July 1941, scrapped without being repaired.  Bare fuselage frame to MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for repairs, then free issued to Federal Aircraft, probably for the Anson Mk. II program.

 

last date: 9 December 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

6266

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 December 1940 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command at Amherst, NS

 

Ex RAF R3321.  To No. 3 Training Command at Montreal on 11 January 1941.  Category A crash near Princeville, PQ (midway between St. Hubert and Ancienne Lorette) on 2 August 1942.

 

last date: 2 November 1942 - Struck off, scrapped by No. 9 Repair Depot

6267

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 December 1940 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W1772.  To No. 4 Training Command on 8 January 1941, for use by No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  Category D2 damage at Calgary, at 15:55 on 28 March 1941.  To Aircraft Repair in Edmonton for overhaul, 23 April 1942.  Scheduled for assignment to No. 9 Air Observers School at St. Jean, PQ on 3 August 1942, but this was cancelled.  Category A crash at Winnipeg on 12 August 1942, possibly while ferrying to eastern Canada.  To No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg on 14 September 1942 for scrapping

 

last date: 15 October 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

6268

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 December 1940 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W1764.  To No. 4 Training command on 8 January 1941.  To Aircraft Repair in Edmonton for overhaul, 30 July to 11 November 1942.  To No. 4 Training Command when completed, delivered to a user unit on 23 November 1942.  Pending disposal from 5 October 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 3073:40 total time, 1702:50 since overhaul.

 

last date: 14 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6269

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 December 1940 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W1774.  To No. 4 Training Command on 8 January 1941.  To Aircraft Repair in Edmonton for overhaul, 30 July to 14 November 1942.  To No. 4 Training Command when completed.  Category A crash while being operated by No. 2 Air Observers School at Edmonton.  Scrapped by No. 10 Repair Depot.

 

last date: 22 December 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

6270

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 December 1940 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command at Amherst, NS

 

Ex RAF W1653.  To No. 3 Training Command on 11 January 1941.  To Canada Car & Foundry for overhaul, 14 November 1942 to 19 February 1943.  To stored reserve with Eastern Air Command when completed.  Issued from storage on 27 March 1943, delivered on 6 April 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command on 14 January 1945, for use by No. 1 Bombing & Gunnery School at Jarvis, Ontario.  Pending disposal from 13 September 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 2462:00 total time, 1143:45 since overhaul.

 

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

6271

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 December 1940 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command at Amherst, NS

 

Ex RAF W1734.  To No. 3 Training Command on 14 January 1941.  for use by No. 8 Service Flying Training School at Moncton, NB.  Category A crash near Oxford, NS at 16:30 on 29 April 1941.  F/L M.W. Gall and student bailed out after becoming lost in snow storm.  Had 280:30 logged time when struck off.  Scrapped by No. 8 SFTS.

 

last date: 3 June 1941 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

6272

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 December 1940 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command at Amherst, NS

 

Ex RAF W1755.  To No. 3 Training Command on 14 January 1941.  To Eastern Air Command on 13 November 1940, with No. 2 Air Navigation School at Pennfield Ridge, NB.  Crashed at Presque Isle Army Air Field, Maine at 11:40 on 15 January 1942.  Originally classified as Category C, revised to Category B.  To No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB for repairs, 16 January1943.  Had 838:05 logged time when it arrived.  Diverted to Canada Car & Foundry, repairs completed by 23 April 1942.  To storage with Eastern Air Command when completed.  Issued from storage on 6 August 1942, delivered on 11 August 1942.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Moncton, NB for overhaul, 4 December 1943 to 1 April 1944.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  To storage on 14 August 1944.  to No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage.  Stored at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was noted with 2170:05 total time, 255:10 since overhaul.

 

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

6273

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 December 1940 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command at Amherst, NS

 

Ex RAF R9742.  To No. 3 Training Command on 20 January 1941, for use by No. 8 Service Flying Training School at Moncton, NB.  Category A crash at Lakeburn Airport, Moncton, at 12:20 on 12 April 1943.  Resulted from mid-air collision on break away from Anson 6357 during formation landing. Came down near Painsec, NB (now part of Moncton, 2 miles east of Lakeburn Airport).  Had 65:35 logged time when struck off.  Scrapped by No. 8 SFTS.

 

last date: 28 April 1941 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

6274

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 December 1940 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command at Amherst, NS

 

Ex RAF R3451.  To No. 3 Training Command on 20 January 1941, for use by No. 8 Service Flying Training School at Moncton, NB.  Category C damage at Lakeburn airport at 15:25 on 14 March 1941.  To No. 2 Training Command on 22 November 1941, for use by No. 6 Air Observers School at Prince Albert, Saskatchewan.  Category C7 damage at Prince Albert at 16:00 on 25 June 1942.  To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot, Winnipeg on 25 November 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 12 June 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 10 August 1943, issued from storage on 28 October 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 15 December 1944.  By 27 November 1945 stored at No. 5 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Neepawa, Manitoba, where it was noted with 2009:50 total time, 969:05 since overhaul.

 

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

6275

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 December 1940 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command at Amherst, NS

 

Ex RAF W1735.  To No. 3 Training Command on 18 March 1941, for use by No. 8 Service Flying Training School at Moncton, NB.  Category C5 damage at Moncton at 23:15 on 3 April 1941.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS for overhaul and conversion to Mk. IV, 27 March to 20 November 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 1 Air Observers School at Malton, Ontario.  Pending disposal from 27 November 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 2795:25 total time, 893:00 since overhaul.

 

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

6276

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 December 1940 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command at Amherst, NS

 

Ex RAF W1726.  To No. 3 Training Command on 21 January 1941, noted as on loan to RAF school pending arrival of RAF Ansons.  Back to Eastern Air Command on 5 November 1941.  To Canada Car & Foundry for overhaul, 29 June 1943 to 10 January 1944.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 4 Bombing & Gunnery School at Fingal, Ontario.  Category A crash at Wallacetown, Ontario (about 9 miles south-west of Fingal) on 12 August 1944.

 

last date: 21 September 1944 - Written off

6277

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 December 1940 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command at Amherst, NS

 

Ex RAF W1725, not fitted with dual controls when first received.  To No. 3 Training Command on 10 February 1941, for use by No. 8 Service Flying Training School at Moncton, NB.  Ground collision with Anson 6191 at Lakeburn/Moncton airport at 22:30 on 18 March 1941.  Originally classified as Category B, revised to Category C.  Ground damage at Ancienne Lorette, PQ at 16:50 on 12 April 1942, reported by No. 8 Air Observers School.  Originally classified as Category C30, revised to Category B on 2 May 1942.  To Canada Car & Foundry for crash repairs, 22 April to 10 July 1942.  Had 1076:00 logged time when it arrived.  To No. 3 Training Command when completed.  To Canada Car & Foundry for overhaul, 24 August 1943 to 2 March 1944.  To storage with No. 1 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 22 March 1944.  Pending disposal from 14 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 2253:30 total time, 332:45 since overhaul.

 

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

6278

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 December 1940 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command at Amherst, NS

 

Ex RAF W1754.  To No. 3 Training Command on 21 January 1941, noted as on loan to RAF school pending arrival of RAF Ansons.  Back to Eastern Air Command on 5 November 1941.  Allocated to No. 4 Repair Depot for write off on 10 April 1943, after going missing.

 

last date: 5 June 1943 - Written off

6279

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 December 1940 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command at Amherst, NS

 

Ex RAF W1722.  To No. 3 Training Command on 21 January 1941, noted as on loan to RAF school pending arrival of RAF Ansons.  Back to Eastern Air Command on 5 November 1941, for use by No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI.  Category C damage at Charlottetown at 09:50 on 4 April 1941.  Category A crash on 12 January 1942, 3 miles east of Charlottetown, while with this School.  Mid-air with Anson N5358, while both aircraft were involved in "unauthorized manoeuvres".  All crew on both aircraft killed.  To No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB on 14 January 1942, for scrapping.  Had 436:35 logged time when struck off.

 

last date: 24 February 1942 - Written off

6280

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 December 1940 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command at Amherst, NS

 

Ex RAF W1728.   To No. 3 Training Command on 21 January 1941, noted as on loan to RAF school pending arrival of RAF Ansons.  Back to Eastern Air Command on 5 November 1941.   To Canada Car & Foundry for overhaul, 26 August 1943 to 4 March 1944.  To storage with No. 1 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 22 March 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 20 February 1945.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario.

 

last date: 2 July 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6281

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I / III / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 December 1940 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command at Amherst, NS

 

Ex RAF W1659.  To No. 3 Training Command on 20 January 1941.  To Canada Car & Foundry for crash repairs and conversion to Mk. III, 30 April 1941 to 7 April 1942.  Had 207:50 logged time when it arrived.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  Allocated to No. 6 Repair Depot on 18 May 1943 for replacement of defective mainplane and tail plane, not clear if this was done at No. 6 RD.  Re-allocated to Central Aircraft of Crumlin, Ontario on 27 September 1943, for overhaul and conversion to Mk. IV.  Back to No. 1 Training Command on 4 December 1943.  To storage on 12 August 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage, and pending disposal from same date.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 1025:55 total time, 564:10 since overhaul.

 

last date: 19 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6282

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 December 1940 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command at Amherst, NS

 

Ex RAF W1660.  To No. 3 Training Command on 23 January 1941, for use by No. 8 Service Flying Training School at Moncton, NB.  Category C3 damage at Moncton at 16:00 0n 28 January 1941.  Category C damage at Lakeburn/Moncton airport at 12:30 on 13 March 1941.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 10 February 1942.  Intended for overhaul at No. 8 Repair Depot from 2 October 1942, then at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft from 5 December 1942, but these were both cancelled.  Noted in early 1943 that aircraft had left in open for over a year, severe corrosion had set in.  Scrapped by No. 8 Repair Depot.

 

last date: 31 March 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

6283

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I / III

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 December 1940 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command at Amherst, NS

 

Ex RAF W1711.  To No. 3 Training Command on 29 January 1941, for use by No. 8 Service Flying Training School at Moncton, NB.  Category B damage at Amherst, NS at 10:25 on 14 April 1941.  To Canada Car & Foundry fro repairs, overhaul, and conversion to Mk. III, 26 April 1941 to 7 April 1942.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  In storage at Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario from 16 February 1944, awaiting conversion to Mk. IV, but this was cancelled on 10 April 1944.  Back to No. 1 Training Command, in storage.  Pending disposal from 25 April 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario, where it was noted with 802:20 total time, 456:45 since overhaul.

 

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

6284

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 December 1940 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command at Amherst, NS

 

Ex RAF W1697.  To No. 3 Training Command on 10 February 1941, for use by No. 8 Service Flying Training School at Moncton, NB.  Category C2 damage at Moncton, at 09:00 on 19 February 1941.  Category C2 damage again at Moncton, at 22:50 on 21 October 1941.  To Eastern Air Command on 11 December 1941, for use by No. 2 air Navigation School at Pennfield Ridge, NB.  To No. 2 Training Command on 6 July 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 2 August to 27 September 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 1 November 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from early 1945.  Stored at No. 3 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2781:05 total time, 868:50 since overhaul.

 

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

6285

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 December 1940 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command at Amherst, NS

 

Ex RAF W1627.  To No. 3 Training Command on 10 February 1941, for use by No. 8 Service Flying Training School at Moncton, NB.  Minor damage at Moncton on 4 august 1941, in a taxi collision with Anson 6370 during night flying.  Category B damage at Scoudouc, NB at 11:00 on 9 August 1941, when Anson 6205 taxied into this aircraft after breaking a brake cable.  To Canada Car & Foundry for crash repairs, 19 August 1941 to 12 July 1942.  To No. 3 Training Command when completed, for use at No. 8 Air Observers School at Ancienne Lorette, PQ.  Severe damage in a crash near St.-Jean-Chrysostome, PQ (just south of Ancienne Lorette, across the St. Lawrence River).  To No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ on 5 July 1943, for scrapping.

 

last date: 9 December 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

6286

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 December 1940 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command at Amherst, NS

 

Ex RAF W1699.  To No. 3 Training Command on 21 January 1941, noted as on loan to RAF school pending arrival of RAF Ansons.  To Eastern Air Command on 5 November 1941.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS on 3 February 1944, for re-conditioning for use by Aeronautical Engineering Division.  To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 1 June 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage.  Pending disposal from 28 March 1945.  Stored at No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 1898:50 total time, 8:20 since overhaul.

 

last date: 7 May 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6287

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 December 1940 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command at Amherst, NS

 

Ex RAF W1714.  Winter conversion kit installed at Amherst, during assembly.  To No. 3 Training Command on 29 May 1941, for use by No. 8 Service Flying Training School at Moncton, NB.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst for overhaul, 17 July 1943 to 24 January 1944.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed, 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.  By 3 December 1945 stored at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 2738:30 total time, 632:20 since overhaul

 

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

6288

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 December 1940 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command at Amherst, NS

 

Ex RAF W1645.  To No. 3 Training Command on 21 January 1941, noted as on loan to RAF school pending arrival of RAF Ansons.  Back to Eastern Air Command on 5 November 1941.  To No. 1 Training Command on 11 August 1943.  To Central Aircraft in Crumlin, Ontario for conversion to Mk. IV, 26 August to 23 October 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 25 October 1944.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot at Brantford, Ontario when struck off.  Noted while in storage at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford with 2227:10 total time, 679:30 since overhaul.

 

last date: 26 June 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6289

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 December 1940 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command at Amherst, NS

 

Ex RAF W1713.  To No. 3 Training Command on 4 February 1941, for use by No. 8 Service Flying Training School at Moncton, NB.  Category D1 damage at Moncton on 23 October 1941, when brake cable on this aircraft failed while taxiing and it collided with Anson 6385.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command at Winnipeg on 10 February 1942.  Issued from storage on 26 April 1943.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 17 September to 26 October 1943.  To stored reserve with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Issued from storage on 8 November 1943, for use by No. 7 Bombing & Gunnery School at Paulson, Manitoba.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 14 February 1945.  Stored by No. 10 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit.  Also stored by No. 3 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 1567:50 total time, 724:30 since overhaul.

 

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

6290

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 December 1940 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command at Amherst, NS

 

Ex RAF W1650.  To No. 3 Training Command on 10 February 1941, for use by No. 8 Service Flying Training School at Moncton, NB.  Category C10 damage at Cleary, PEI at 13:00 0n 14 November 1941.  To Eastern Air Command on 11 December 1941, for use by No. 2 Air Navigation School at Pennfield Ridge, NB.  To No. 3 Training Command on 6 June 19421.  With No. 9 Air Observers School at St. Jean, PQ in summer of 1943.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS for overhaul, 12 January 1944.  Overhaul apparently not completed, to No. 21 Repair Depot on 12 May 1944 for scrapping.

 

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

6291

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 December 1940 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command at Amherst, NS

 

Ex RAF W1712.  To No. 3 Training Command on 23 January 1941, for use by No. 8 Service Flying Training School at Moncton, NB.  Category C15 damage at Lakeburn/Moncton at 13:30 on 7 February 1941.  To Canada Car & Foundry for crash repairs, 6 May 1941 to 21 February 1942.  Had 19:50 logged time when it arrived.  To storage with Eastern Air Command when completed.  Issued from storage on 14 April 1942, for use by No. 36 operational Training Unit at Greenwood, NS.  To No. 1 Training Command on 11 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. 6 Repair Depot at no. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 715:35 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

6292

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 December 1940 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command at Amherst, NS

 

Ex RAF W?  To No. 3 Training Command on 29 January 1941, for use by No. 8 Service Flying Training School at Moncton, NB.  Category B damage at Moncton at 14:35 on 17 May 1941.    To Canada Car & Foundry on 23 May 1941 for repairs.  Had 137:15 logged time when it arrived.  To Eastern Air Command on 5 November 1941, for use by No. 2 Air Navigation School at Pennfield Ridge, NB.  Assigned to No. 2 Training Command on 27 May 1942.  Delivered to No. 1 Air Navigation School at Rivers, Manitoba on 30 May 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, 13 August to 14 November 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg on 1 March 1943, for inspection and report.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft 15 March to 26 April 1943.  to storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Issued from storage on 19 May 1943. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 15 December 1944.  Stored by No. 205 Equipment Holding Unit, where it was noted with 2686:40 total time, 1702:40 since overhaul.  By 27 November 1945 stored at No. 5 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Neepawa, Manitoba.

 

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

6293

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 December 1940 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command at Amherst, NS

 

Ex RAF W1592.  To No. 3 Training Command on 27 January 1941, for use by No. 8 Service Flying Training School at Moncton, NB.  Category C damage at Lakeburn/Moncton airport at 11:00 on 3 March 1941.  Category D damage at Newcastle, NB at 13:00 on 17 April 1941.  Category D3 damage at main aerodrome at Moncton at 09:30 on 17 October 1941.  To Eastern Air Command on 6 January 1942, for use by No. 2 Air Navigation School at Pennfield Ridge, NB.    With No. 167 (K) Squadron at Dartmouth, 1943.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 23 July to 14 September 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Issued from storage on 3 December 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 15 December 1944.  Stored by No. 205 Equipment Holding Unit, where it was noted with 2938:20 total time, 949:05 since overhaul.

 

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

6294

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 December 1940 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS for Eastern Air Command

 

Ex RAF W1696.  To No. 3 Training Command on 4 February 1941.  To No. 4 Training Command on 3 November 1941, for use by No. 7 Service Flying Training School at Fort MacLeod, Alberta.  To Aircraft Repair in Edmonton for overhaul, with 959:40 logged time, 23 April to 27 July 1942.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 1 Air Observers School at Malton, Ontario.  To No. 6 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario for complete overhaul on 4 April 1944.  No record overhaul was completed.  Noted with 2759:05 total time, 1997:25 since overhaul, while at No. 6 RD.  Pending disposal with No. 1 Training Command from 27 June 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.

 

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

6295

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 December 1940 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS for Eastern Air Command

 

Ex RAF W1611.  To No. 3 Training Command on 21 January 1941, for use by an RAF school pending arrival of RAF Ansons.  Category C14 damage at Charlottetown aerodrome at 10:45 on 21 September 1941.  Reported by Station Charlottetown.  To Canada Car & foundry for crash repairs, 30 September to 1 December 1941.  Had 320:25 logged time when it arrived.  To Eastern Air Command when completed, for loan to an RAF school.  To Canada Car & Foundry for overhaul, 7 June to 20 December 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed, 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.  By 2 July 1947 stored by No. 6 Repair Depot at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 2069:55 total time, 729:50 since overhaul.

 

last date: 2 July 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6296

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 December 1940 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS for Eastern Air Command

 

Ex RAF W1586.  To No. 3 Training Command on 29 January 1941.  To Eastern Air Command on 13 November 1941.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Moncton, NB for overhaul, 4 December 1943 to 19 April 1944.  To storage with No. 1 Training Command when completed.  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 1698:25 total time, 6:25 since overhaul.

 

last date: 1 January 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6297

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 December 1940 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS for Eastern Air Command

 

Ex RAF W1698.  To No. 3 Training Command on 21 January 1941, for use at an RAF school pending arrival of RAF Ansons.  To Eastern Air Command on 5 November 1941, for use by No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI.  Category C damage at New Glasgow, NS aerodrome (about 45 miles south-east of Charlottetown), at 11:55 on 31 May 1941.  To Canada Car & Foundry for overhaul, 6 July 1943 to 12 January 1944.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed, 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.  By 3 December 1945 stored at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario.

 

last date: 2 July 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6298

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 December 1940 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS for Eastern Air Command

 

Ex RAF W1591.  To No. 3 Training Command on 4 February 1941.  To Eastern Air Command on 13 November 1941.  To No. 2 Training Command on 6 July 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 30 April to 19 June 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To storage on 2 June 1944.  Pending disposal from 11 November 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 202 Equipment Holding Unit at Weyburn, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 3171:35 total time, 1053:10 since overhaul.

 

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

6299

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 December 1940 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS for Eastern Air Command

 

Ex RAF W1615.  To No. 3 Training Command on 21 January 1941, for use at an RAF school pending arrival of RAF Ansons.  To Eastern Air Command on 5 November 1941, for use by No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI.  Category C damage at Charlottetown at 07:20 on 29 April 1941.  To No. 1 Training Command on 11 August 1943.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin for conversion to Mk. IV, 27 August to 16 October 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 1 Air Observer School at Malton, Ontario.  Pending disposal from 12 October 1944.  Stored by No. 5 Service Flying Training School and later by No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario.  Reported with 1831:20 total time, 465:15 since overhaul, while in storage.

 

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


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