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Manufacturer

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6400

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 January 1941 - Taken on strength at Aircraft Repair at Edmonton, Alberta

 

Ex RAF W1824.  To No. 4 Training Command on 24 February 1941, for use by No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  Category C damage at Calgary, at 01:00 on 18 April 1941, when Anson 6397 taxied into this aircraft, due to "an error in pilot judgement".  Category C damage, again at Calgary, at 01:30 on 5 May 1941, when pilot of Anson 6324 failed to see this aircraft and collided with it.  To No. 10 Repair Depot at Calgary on same date for repairs, with 123:00 logged time.  With No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta after these repairs.  Category C14 damage near Woodhouse, Alberta (5 miles south-east of Claresholm aerodrome) at 14:20 on 24 October 1941.  Collided in mid-air with Anson 6233 during formation practice, both aircraft landed without further damage.  Assigned to No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg on 2 December 1942.  To No. 1 Training Command on 16 December 1942.  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 2113:15 total time.

 

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

6401

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 January 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 8 Repair Depot, Winnipeg

 

Ex RAW W1942.  To No. 2 Training Command on 10 March 1941.  Winter conversion kit installed by July 1941.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 6 August to 28 September 1942.  To No. 3 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 8 Air Observer School at Ancienne Lorette, PQ.  To No. 2 Training Command on 1 December 1943, for use by No. 7 Air Observer School at Portage la Prairie, Manitoba.  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 4288:25 total time, 1841:40 since overhaul.

 

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

6402

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 January 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 8 Repair Depot, Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W1934.  To No. 2 Training Command on 7 March 1941.  Noted on 17 March 1941 as one of 15 dual control Ansons exchanged for single control Ansons from the RAF.  Transferred to RAF account on 16 April 1941.  To MacDonald Brother Aircraft in Winnipeg for overhaul, 13 August to 2 September 1941.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To MacDonald Brothers again 8 February to 15 April 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 26 April 1943.  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 Weyburn, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2858:20 total time, 1351:35 since overhaul.

 

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

6403

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 January 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 8 Repair Depot, Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W1918.  To No. 2 Training Command on 12 March 1941.  Destroyed in ground fire at No. 7 Air Observer School at Portage la Prairie, Manitoba on 21 May 1941.  6 Ansons were destroyed when No. 2 Hanger burned down.

 

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

6404

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 January 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 8 Repair Depot, Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W1936.  To No. 2 Training Command on 8 March 1941.  Noted on 17 March 1941 as one of 15 dual control Ansons exchanged for single control Ansons from the RAF.  Transferred to RAF account on 16 April 1941.  First assigned to No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Winter conversion kit installed by 3 July 1941.  Damage at Carberry at 13:30 on 12 August 1941, originally classified as Category B.  Revised to Category C14 the next day.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg for overhaul, 8 February to 9 April 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 14 August 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 204 Equipment Holding Unit, where it was noted with 2730:50 total time, 1415:10 since overhaul.

 

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

6405

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 January 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 8 Repair Depot, Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W1935.  To No. 2 Training Command on 11 March 1941.  Used by No. 1 Air Navigation School at Rivers Camp, Manitoba.  Category C5 damage at Virden aerodrome at 15:15 on 6 September 1941, while with this School.  To storage on 9 April 1942, issued from storage on 6 May 1942.  To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg on 24 October 1942.  To Eastern Air Command on 9 February 1943.  To No. 6 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 20 December 1943 for inspection.  Pending disposal with No. 1 Training Command from 15 June 1944.  Noted with 1472:25 total time, never overhauled, while in storage.  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

6406

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 February 1942 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS

 

Ex RAF W1957.  Arrived in Canada without wings.  To No. 3 Training Command on 5 May 1941, for use by No. 8 Service Flying Training School at Moncton, NB.  Winter conversion kit installed by 22 August 1941 by No. 1 Sub Detachment at Amherst.  To No. 2 Training Command on 22 November 1941.  To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot on 24 October 1942.  Back to No. 2 Training Command on 9 February 1943.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg for overhaul, 13 September to 19 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 2763:50 total time, 853:50 since overhaul.

 

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

6407

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 February 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS

 

Ex RAF W1944.  Arrived in Canada without wings.  To No. 3 Training Command on 12 April 1941, for use by No. 8 Service Flying Training School at Moncton, NB.  Category D1 damage at Moncton on 20 November 1941, when this aircraft struck Anson 6755 while taxiing.  To Eastern Air Command on 11 December 1941, for use by No. 2 Air Navigation School at Pennfield Ridge, NB.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst for overhaul, 18 December 1943 to 11 April 1944.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 15 September 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 2218:15total time, 292:25 since overhaul.

 

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

6408

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 January 1941 - Taken on strength at Aircraft Repair, Edmonton

 

Ex RAF W1816.  To No. 4 Training Command on 3 March 1941.  To No. 10 Repair Depot at Calgary on 21 October 1941, following a crash.  Airframe time reported as 713:20 on that date.

 

last date: 13 December 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

6409

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 January 1941 - Taken on strength at Aircraft Repair, Edmonton

 

Ex RAF W1815.  To No. 4 Training Command on 3 March 1941, for use by No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  Category B damage at Carstairs relief aerodrome at 07:30 on 9 September 1941.  Hit a fence post while taking off after a practice forced landing.  Another Category B incident at Calgary at 23:10 on 14 November 1941, when this aircraft taxied into stationary Anson 6940.  To Aircraft Repair in Edmonton for overhaul, 10 December 1942 to 28 March 1943.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed.  Assigned to No. 1 Training Command on 6 May 1943, delivered on 20 May 1943.  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, where it was noted with 2324:30 total time, 1359:30 since overhaul.

 

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

6410

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 January 1941 - Taken on strength at Aircraft Repair, Edmonton

 

Ex RAF W1823.  To No. 4 Training Command on 3 May 1941.  To Aircraft Repair for overhaul, 30 July to 5 December 1942.  to No. 4 Training Command when completed.  To No. 2 Training Command on 25 January 1944, for use by No. 7 Air Observer School at Portage la Prairie, Manitoba.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 9 March 1945.  Stored at No. 3 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit, where it was noted with 3656:00 total time, 2046:50 since overhaul.

 

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

6411

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 February 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W1946.  Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 4 Training Command at Regina on 4 March 1941.  To Aircraft Repair for overhaul, 19 October 1942 to 12 March 1943.  Assigned to No. 3 Training Command when completed, delivered on 23 March 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command on 1 December 1943, for use by No. 7 Air Observer School at Portage la Prairie, Manitoba.  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 2477:35 total time, 1259:30 since overhaul/

 

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

6412

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 February 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W1933.  Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 4 Training Command on 14 March 1941, for use by No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  Category B crash at Calgary at 12:35 on 19 August 1941.  Student pilot braked heavily on landing to avoid another aircraft, ground looped and sheared off undercarriage.  To McKenzie Services for repairs, 25 August 1941 to 3 January 1942.  Had 830:30 logged time when it arrived there.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 1 Air Navigation School at Rivers Camp, Manitoba.  Scrapped at No. 1 Central Navigation School.

 

last date: 1 February 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

6413

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 February 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W1947.  Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 4 Training Command on 14 March 1941,  for use by No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  Category B damage at 16:30 on 19 May 1941, at the Sheppard relief aerodrome.  To workshop reserve at No. 10 Repair Depot, Calgary on 14 July 1941.  Back to No. 4 Training Command on 23 August 1941, for use by No. 2 Air Observer School at Edmonton, Alberta.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 4 October to 1 December 1943.  To storage with No.2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 10 December 1943.  Back to storage on 3 June 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 Weyburn, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2255:15 total time, 4:00 since overhaul.  Later stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at No. 206 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite.

 

last date: 1 December 1944 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6414

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 February 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W1932.  Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 4 Training Command on 16 March 1941.  To No. 2 Training Command on 10 February 1942.  To storage in October or November 1942, issued from storage on 21 January 1943.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 3 June to 22 July 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 5 September 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Stored by No. 204 Equipment Holding Unit, where it was noted with 1837:35 total time, 876:40 since overhaul.

 

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

6415

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 March 1941 - Taken on strength at Aircraft Repair, Edmonton

 

Ex RAF W1832.  Originally assigned to MacDonald Brothers for erection, but diverted to Aircraft Repair.  To No. 4 Training Command on 5 May 1941, for use by No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  To No. 2 Training Command on 24 January 1942.  To No. 3 Training Command on 13 October 1942.  To No. 1 Training Command on 20 September 1943.  Assigned to MacDonald Brothers for overhaul on 10 October 1943.  To storage with No.2 Training Command on 16 December 1943, issued from storage on 19 February 1944.  Back to storage on 4 August 1944.  Pending disposal from 22 October 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 202 Equipment Holding Unit at Weyburn, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 1795:10 total time, 54:35 since overhaul.  Later stored at No. 206 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite.

 

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

6416

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 March 1941 - Taken on strength at Aircraft Repair, Edmonton

 

Ex RAF W1834.  Originally assigned to MacDonald Brothers for erection, but diverted to Aircraft Repair.  To No. 4 Training Command on 12 September 1941, for use by No. 7 Service Flying Training School at Fort MacLeod, Alberta.  Mechanic LAC Whnaght (?) slightly injured during engine starting at Fort MacLeod on 22 February 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg for overhaul, 18 November 1942 to 28 February 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 12 April 1945.  By 27 November 1945 on the books of Material Command, stored at No. 5 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Neepawa, Manitoba, where it was noted with 2220:40 total time, 1279:25 since overhaul.

 

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

6417

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 January 1941 - Taken on strength at Aircraft Repair, Edmonton

 

Ex RAF W1800.  To No. 4 Training Command on 6 March 1941, for use by No. 7 Service Flying Training School at Fort MacLeod, Alberta.  Category B damage at Fort MacLeod at 22:15 on 13 April 1941, and again at 10:30 on 17 October 1941.  To No. 10 Repair Depot at Calgary, Alberta for repairs on 23 October 1941.  Pending disposal with No. 4 Training command from 1 September 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 10 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 631:25 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

6418

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 January 1941 - Taken on strength at Aircraft Repair, Edmonton

 

Ex RAF W1814.  To No. 4 Training Command on 9 March 1941, for use by No. 7 Service Flying Training School at Fort MacLeod, Alberta.  Category B damage at Fort MacLeod at 22:45 on 25 March 1941.  To workshop reserve at No. 10 Repair Depot, Calgary on 14 July 1941.  To No. 4 Training Command on 29 June 1942.  To Aircraft Repair for crash repairs, 8 November to 31 December 1943.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 21 April 1944.  Pending disposal from 22 November 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 407 Equipment Holding Unit, where it was noted with 1939:25 total time, 343:20 since overhaul.

 

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

6419

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 January 1941 - Taken on strength at Aircraft Repair, Edmonton

 

Ex RAF W1820.  To No. 4 Training Command on 8 March 1941, for use by No. 7 Service Flying Training School at Fort MacLeod, Alberta.  Category B damage at Fort MacLeod at 15:00 on 27 June 1941.  To Aircraft Repair for overhaul, 20 July to 9 November 1942.  To No. 4 Training Command when completed.  To Aircraft Repair for crash repairs, 4 February to 23 March 1944.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed.  Issued from storage on 1 July 1944, for use by No. 8 Bombing & Gunnery School at Lethbridge, Alberta.  Category B crash while with this unit on 11 October 1944.  To No. 10 Repair Depot on 14 October 1944.  Retained in a whole state at No. 10 Repair Depot after being struck off.

 

last date: 22 February 1945 - Struck off

6420

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 February 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W1913.  Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 2 Training Command on 1 April 1941.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 5 December 1942 to 20 March 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 14 April 1943.  Back 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 Weyburn, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 3080:05 total time, 1288:00 since overhaul.

 

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

6421

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 February 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W1914. Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 4 Training Command on 3 April 1941, for use by No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  To storage on 29 July 1942.  Pending disposal from 17 November 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 597:15 total time, 1:40 since overhaul.

 

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

6422

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 February 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2008. Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 4 Training Command on 3 September 1941, for use by No. 3 Air Observer School at Regina, Saskatchewan.  To Aircraft Repair for repairs after a ground accident, 26 June to 13 November 1943.  to storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 21 April 1944.  Pending disposal from 17 October 1944.  to No. 2 Air Command on 14 December 1944,still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 407 Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2030:25 total time, 434:25 since overhaul.  Later stored at No. 10 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit.

 

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

6423

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 February 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W1997.  Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 2 Training Command on 31 March 1941.  To storage on 11 April 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 11 June to 10  August 1942.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for crash repairs, 4 October to 16 November 1943.  To storage with No. 1 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 17 November 1943.  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 1400:55 total time, 621:45 since overhaul.  On 15 August 1946 on the books of No. 6 Repair Depot, stored at Brantford.

 

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

6424

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 February 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W1996.  Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 2 Training Command on 20 March 1941.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 8 February to 2 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 15 December 1944.  Stored at No. 205 Equipment Holding Unit, where it was noted with 3547:00 total time, 1695:00 since overhaul.  By 27 November 1945 on the books of Material Command, stored at No. 5 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Neepawa, Manitoba.

 

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

6425

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 February 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W1969.  Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 2 Training Command on 15 March 1941.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul,  25 September to 28 November 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 19 October 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 204 Equipment Holding Unit, where it was noted with 2932:05 total time, 2014:40 since overhaul.

 

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

6426

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 February 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W1967.  Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 2 Training Command on 22 March 1941.  To storage, 30 November 1942 to 22 January 1943.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 21 June to 30 August 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 25 September 1943.  To storage again on 2 June 1944.  Pending disposal from 11 November 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 202 Equipment Holding Unit at Weyburn, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2249:25 total time, 665:05 since overhaul.

 

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

6427

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 February 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 10 Repair Depot

 

Ex RAF W2005.  To No. 4 Training Command on 18 March 1941, for use by No. 7 Service Flying Training School at Fort MacLeod, Alberta.  To Aircraft Repair for overhaul, 30 July to 27 October 1942.  To No. 4 Training Command when completed.  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 3091:05 total time, 1591:45 since overhaul.

 

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

6428

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 February 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 10 Repair Depot

 

Ex RAF W2014.  To No. 4 Training Command on 19 March 1941, for use by No. 7 Service Flying Training School at Fort MacLeod, Alberta.  To Aircraft Repair for overhaul, 10 April 1942, with 1237:25 logged time.  Assigned to No. 4 Training Command on 12 June 1942, delivered on 2 July 1942.  Pending disposal from 5 October 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at Swift Current, Saskatchewan.

 

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

6429

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 February 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 10 Repair Depot at Calgary

 

Ex RAF W2016.  To No. 4 Training Command on 33 March 1941, for use by No. 7 Service Flying Training School at Fort MacLeod, Alberta.  Category C damage at the Granum relief field.  To Aircraft Repair for overhaul, 9 July to 12 September 1942.  To No. 3 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 9 Air Observer School at St. Jean, PQ.  To Canada Car & Foundry for overhaul on 6 March 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

6430

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 February 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W1963.  Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 2 Training Command on 27 March 1941.  To Eastern Air command on 17 October 1942, for use by No. 1 General Reconnaissance School at Summerside, PEI.  To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 15 November 1943.  Assigned to Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario on 16 December 1943, for overhaul.  Overhaul "withdrawn" on 12 May 1944, replaced with transfer to No. 6 Repair Depot and instruction to scrap.

 

last date: 21 July 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

6431

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 February 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2009.  Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 2 Training Command on 27 March 1941.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 26 August to 17 October 1942.  To Eastern Air Command when completed.  To No. 6 Repair Depot at Trenton on 24 March 1944, for inspection before allocation to another unit.  Pending disposal with No. 1 Training Command from 15 June 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 2442:50 total time, 934:20 since overhaul.

 

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

6432

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 February 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W1992.  Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 2 Training Command on 24 March 1941.  To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot in Winnipeg on 7 January 1943.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 21 June to 28 August 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 25 September 1943.  To storage from 2 June to 18 August 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 12 April 1945.  By 27 November 1945 on the books of Material Command, stored at No. 5 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Neepawa, Manitoba, where it was noted with 2673:50 total time, 763:45 since overhaul.

 

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

6433

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 February 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2003.  Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 2 Training Command on 24 March 1941, for use by No. 1 Air Navigation School at Rivers Camp, Manitoba.  Category B crash at 23:24 on 26 August 1941, 1 mile west of Matlock, Manitoba (about 40 miles north of Winnipeg, on Lake Winnipeg).  Forced landing after engine failure at night.  Apparently never repaired.

 

last date: 7 November 1941 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce by No. 8 Repair Depot

6434

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 February 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 10 Repair Depot at Calgary, Alberta

 

Ex RAF W2019.  To No. 4 Training Command on 26 March 1941, for use by No. 7 Service Flying Training School at Fort MacLeod, Alberta.  Category C4 damage at Fort MacLeod at 23:59 on 19 July 1941.  To Aircraft Repair for overhaul, 10 October to 10 December 1942.  To No. 4 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 16 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 2346:10 total time, 402:05 since overhaul.  Later stored at No. 10 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit.

 

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

6435

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 February 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2002.  Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 2 Training Command on 26 March 1941.  To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg on 24 October 1942.  Assigned to No. 3 Training Command on 22 January 1943, delivered on 1 February 1943.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul on 8 October 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 23 December 1943.  Issued from storage on 7 January 1944, for use by No. 5 Air Observer School at Winnipeg.  Pending disposal from 21 September 1944.  to No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944,still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 204 Equipment Holding Unit, where it was noted with 2829:35 total time, 599:40 since overhaul.

 

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

6436

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 February 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 10 Repair Depot at Calgary, Alberta

 

Ex RAF W2017.  To No. 4 Training Command on 24 March 1941, for use by No. 7 Service Flying Training School at Fort MacLeod, Alberta.  Category C damage at Fort MacLeod aerodrome at 20:00 on 28 November 1941.  To Aircraft Repair for overhaul, 29 January to 6 July 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 4 October 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 204 Equipment Holding Unit at Estevan, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2376:30 total time, 769:10 since overhaul.

 

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

6437

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 February 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 10 Repair Depot at Calgary, Alberta

 

Ex RAF W2018.  To No. 4 Training Command on 28 March 1941, for use by No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  Category C14 damage at Calgary at 11:00 on 10 June 1941.  To Aircraft Repair for overhaul, 19 October 1942 to 15 February 1943.  To No. 3 Training Command when completed.  To No. 1 Training Command on 14 August 1943, for use by No. 1 Air Observer School at Malton, Ontario.  Assigned to Central Aircraft for crash repairs on 3 March 1944, but re-assigned to No. 6 Repair Depot on 12 May 1944.

 

last date: 21 July 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

6438

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 March 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada, Toronto

 

Ex RAF W2021.  To No. 4 Training Command on 26 March 1941, for use by No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary.  Crashed at Calgary at 00:40 on 23 October 1941.  Landed on top of a tractor being operated on the airfield without lights.  Student pilot LAC R.W. Burns killed.  Originally classified as Category A, revised to Category B.  To No. 10 Repair Depot at Calgary on the same day.  Had 520:00 logged time on that date.  Apparently never repaired.

 

last date: 13 December 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

6439

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 March 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada, Toronto

 

Ex RAF W2031.  To No. 2 Training Command at Winnipeg on 27 March 1941.  Winter conversion kit installed by 3 July 1941.  Category A crash on 16 September 1941.

 

last date: 22 October 1941 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

6440

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 February 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W1993.  Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 2 Training Command on 31 March 1941.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 31 March to 10 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 by No. 202 Equipment Holding Unit at Weyburn, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 3008:35 total time, 1075:05 since overhaul.

 

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

6441

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 February 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W1998.  Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 2 Training Command on 3 April 1941.  Destroyed in fire in No. 2 Hanger at No. 7 Air Observer School at Portage la Prairie, Manitoba on 21 May 1941.  One of 6 Ansons destroyed in this fire.

 

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

6442

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 February 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2006.  Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 2 Training Command on 1 April 1941.  Assigned to workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot on 25 February 1943, delivered on 3 March 1943.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 13 March to 29 April 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  To storage in late 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage, and pending disposal from that date.  Stored at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 3240:10 total time, 1285:40 since overhaul.  On 15 August 1946 on the books of No. 6 Repair Depot, stored at Brantford.

 

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

6443

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 February 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2007.  Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 4 Training Command on 6 April 1941, for use by No. 7 Service Flying Training School at Fort MacLeod, Alberta.  To Aircraft Repair in Edmonton for overhaul, 10 December 1942 to 27 April 1943.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed.  To No. 2 Training Command on 15 June 1943.  Pending disposal from 21 September 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.

 

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

6444

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 March 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada, Toronto

 

Ex RAF W2033.  To No. 2 Training Command on 29 March 1941.  Winter conversion kit installed by 3 July 1941.  Used by No. 1 Air Navigation School at Rivers Camp, Manitoba.  LAC R.E. Geesdale killed at Rivers on 19 August 1941, when he walked into the turning propeller of this aircraft.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 11 June to 6 August 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 5 September 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 204 Equipment Holding Unit, where it was noted with 3273:00 total time, 1052:50 since overhaul.

 

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

6445

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 March 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada, Toronto

 

Ex RAF W2034.  To No. 2 Training Command on 29 March 1941.  Winter conversion kit installed by 3 July 1941.  To No. 3 Training Command on 1 October 1942, for use by No. 8 Air Observers School at Ancienne Lorette, PQ.  To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 25 September 1943.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot on 16 October 1943.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 20 October 1943 to 28 January 1944.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Issued from storage on 8 February 1944, for use by No. 5 Bombing & Gunnery School at Dafoe, Saskatchewan.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from February 1945.  Stored at No. 3 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2569:30 total time, 724:05 since overhaul.  Also stored at No. 10 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit.

 

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

6446

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 March 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada, Toronto

 

Ex RAF W2056.  To No. 2 Training Command on 24 April 1941, for use by No. 7 Air Observer School at Portage la Prairie, Manitoba.  Destroyed in fire in No. 2 Hanger at No. 7 AOS on 21 May 1941.  One of 6 Ansons destroyed in this fire.

 

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

6447

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 March 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada, Toronto

 

Ex RAF W2057.  To No. 2 Training Command on 24 April 1941, for use by No. 7 Air Observer School at Portage la Prairie, Manitoba.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 22 March to 6 May 1943.  To No. 1 Training command when completed.  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, where it was noted with 3328:55 total time, 1413:20 since overhaul.

 

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

6448

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 March 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada, Toronto

 

Ex RAF W2059.  To No. 2 Training Command on 24 April 1941, for use by No. 7 Air Observer School at Portage la Prairie, Manitoba.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 9 June to 3 August 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Issued from storage in October 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 15 December 1944.  Stored at No. 205 Equipment Holding Unit, where it was noted with 2959:50 total time, 1035:55 since overhaul.  By 27 November 1945 on the books of Material Command, stored at No. 5 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Neepawa, Manitoba.

 

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

6449

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 March 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada, Toronto

 

Ex RAF W2066.  To No. 2 Training Command on 24 April 1941, for use by No. 1 Air Navigation School at Rivers Camp, Manitoba.  To No. 8 Repair Depot on 31 July 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command on 22 February 1943.  Pending disposal from 16 April 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 204 Equipment Holding Unit at Estevan, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2099:00 total time, never overhauled.

 

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


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