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Serial Numbers
RCAF 6450 to 6459
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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

6450

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Ex RAF W2079.  To No. 2 Training Command on 24 April 1941, for use by No. 1 Air Navigation School at Rivers Camp, Manitoba.  Category A crash at 10:50 on 6 September 1941, at the town limits of Kisbey, Saskatchewan (about 95 miles west-south-west of Rivers Camp).  Encountered heavy rain, went in to spin, recovered at low altitude and then stalled and crashed.  Scrapped by No. 1 ANS.

 

last date: 18 September 1941 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

6451

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Ex RAF W2087.  To No. 2 Training Command on 24 April 1941.  To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot, Winnipeg on 25 November 1942.  To Eastern Air Command on 9 February 1943.  To Canada Car & Foundry, 24 April to 17 August 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  To No. 6 Repair Depot on 2 February 1944, to be broken up for spares.

 

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

6452

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Ex RAF W2089.  To No. 2 Training Command on 24 April 1941, for use by No. 1 Air Navigation School at Rivers Camp, Manitoba.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 16 November 1942 to 6 April 1943.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 9 April to 29 May 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 25 May 1943.  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, where it was noted with 2647:45 total time, 1342:55 since overhaul.

 

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

6453

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Ex RAF W2090.  To No. 2 Training Command on 24 April 1941, for use by No. 1 Air Navigation School at Rivers Camp, Manitoba.  With No. 1 Air Observer School at Rivers Camp in June 1941, with yellow panels and RCAF serial applied over top of RAF camouflage.  Noted on 11 March 1943 "to be made serviceable as soon as overhaul facilities are available".  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 13 March to 9 May 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 26 May 1943.  Pending disposal from 2 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 3121:15 total time, 1291:50 since overhaul.

 

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

6454

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 March 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft at Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2032.  Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 4 Training Command on 7 April 1941, for use by No. 7 Service Flying Training School at Fort MacLeod, Alberta.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 25 September to 10 November 1942.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 13 December 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 2234:55 total time, 1471:00 since overhaul.

 

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

6455

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 March 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft at Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2069.  Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 4 Training Command on 8 April 1941, for use by No. 7 Service Flying Training School at Fort MacLeod, Alberta.  Category B damage at Fort MacLeod at 10:30 on 13 June 1941.  Category C3 damage at Fort MacLeod at 16:30 on 27 April 1942, when this aircraft swung while taxiing and struck parked Anson 6524.  To Aircraft Repair for overhaul, 19 October 1942 to 26 February 1943.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed.  To No. 1 Training Command on 15 June 1943, for use by No. 4 Air Observers School at London, Ontario.  To storage sometime in 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 2055:05 total time, 732:25 since overhaul.

 

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

6456

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 March 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft at Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2071.  Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 4 Training Command on 8 April 1941, for use by No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  To Eastern Air Command on 19 August 1942, for use by No. 1 General Reconnaissance School at Summerside, PEI.  To Canada Car & Foundry for overhaul, 25 January to 7 June 1943.  To No. 3 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 10 Air Observer School at Chatham, NB.  To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 16 February 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage and pending disposal from that date.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 1840:20 total time, 582:45 since overhaul.

 

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

6457

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 March 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 8 Repair Depot in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W1919.  To No. 4 Training Command on 23 April 1941, No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  Category C damage at Calgary aerodrome at 16:00 on 14 April 1941.  This aircraft pulled out of parking line and struck Anson 6540 which was taxiing by.  Cause reported as "carelessness on part of both pilots."  To Aircraft Repair in Edmonton, Alberta for overhaul, 10 December 1942 to 26 April 1943.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed.  To No. 1 Training Command on 15 June 1943.  Delivered to No. 4 Air Observers School at London, Ontario on 8 July 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 1980:00 total time, 1018:25 since overhaul.

 

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

6458

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 March 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 8 Repair Depot in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W1920.  To No. 4 Training Command on 23 April 1941, No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  Category C damage at Calgary at 14:45 on 29 August 1941.  Brakes apparently failed while coming into line up of aircraft waiting to take off, one propeller of this aircraft struck Anson 6214's rudder and rear fuselage.  Propeller of 6214 struck propeller and front fuselage of 6458.  To No. 2 Training Command on 24 January 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 8 August to 9 September 1942.  To No. 3 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 9 Air Observer School at St. Jean, PQ.  Still at this School in summer of 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command on 1 December 1943, for use by No. 7 Air Observers 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 2696:05 total time, 1731:35 since overhaul.  Also stored at No. 10 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit.

 

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

6459

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 March 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 8 Repair Depot in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2012.  To No. 4 Training Command at Regina on 1 April 1941.  Pending disposal from 19 September 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot, where it was reported with 1730:25 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

6460

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 March 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 8 Repair Depot in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2013.  To No. 4 Training Command on 21 April 1941, for use by No. 7 Service Flying Training School at Fort MacLeod, Alberta.  With No. 2 Air Observers School at Edmonton, Alberta when it was involved in a Category A crash on 21 November 1942 (also reported as 1 January 1943?).  Struck a hill while low flying near Cochrane, Alberta.  Scrapped at No. 10 Repair Depot.

 

last date: 12 March 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

6461

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 March 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 8 Repair Depot in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2035.  To No. 4 Training Command on 8 April 1941, for use by No. 7 Service Flying Training School at Fort MacLeod, Alberta.  Category B crash while with this School at 14:16 on 10 June 1941.  To Aircraft Repair Limited on 19 June 1941 for crash repairs, with 234:25 logged time.  To No. 4 Training Command on 28 August 1941, for use by No. 2 air Observers School at Edmonton, Alberta.  To Aircraft Repair for crash repairs again, 2 October 1942 to 9 January 1943.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed.  Issued from storage on 22 February 1943, delivered to a user unit on 5 April 1943.  Back to storage on 28 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 1622:45 total time, 671:25 since overhaul.

 

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

6462

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 March 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 8 Repair Depot in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2036.  Winter conversion kit installed by MacDonald Brothers by 31 March 1942.  To No. 4 Training Command on 21 April 1941, for use by No. 7 Service Flying Training School at Fort MacLeod, Alberta.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 21 December 1943 to 12 February 1944.  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 2438:45 total time, 354:00 since overhaul.

 

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

6463

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 March 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 8 Repair Depot in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2060.  To No. 4 Training Command on 8 April 1941, for use by No. 7 Service Flying Training School at Fort MacLeod, Alberta.  To Aircraft Repair in Edmonton for overhaul, 10 April to 10 June 1942.  Had 1249:20 logged time when it arrived there.  To No. 4 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 1 November 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 3493:25 total time, 2242:10 since overhaul.

 

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

6464

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 March 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 8 Repair Depot in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2061.  To Aircraft Repair in Edmonton, Alberta for overhaul, 19 October 1942 to 8 February 1943.  To No. 3 Training Command when completed.  To storage in 1943, date not clear.  Issued from storage to No. 1 Training Command on 10 December 1943.  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 2256:30 total time, 1217:25 since overhaul.

 

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

6465

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 March 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2064.  Winter conversion kit installed during erection.  Assigned to No. 4 Training Command on 11 April 1941.  Category C damage at Medicine Hat, Alberta at 14:30 on 15 April 1941.  Reported by No. 4 Training Command, aircraft was probably ferrying to intended user.  To Workshop reserve at No. 10 Repair Depot in Calgary on 14 July 1941.  To No. 4 Training Command on 22 May 1942.  Pending disposal from 17 May 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 1768:35 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

6466

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 March 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2082.  Winter conversion kit installed during erection.  To No. 4 Training Command on 13 April 1941, for use by No. 7 Service Flying Training School at Fort MacLeod, Alberta.  To Aircraft Repair in Edmonton for overhaul on 10 April 1942, with 1287:20 logged time.  To No. 4 Training Command on 9 June 1942.  Pending disposal from 23 October 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Stored at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 3106:00 total time, 1816:45 since overhaul.

 

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

6467

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 March 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2081.  Winter conversion kit installed during erection.  To No. 4 Training Command on 16 April 1941, for use by No. 7 Service Flying Training School at Fort MacLeod, Alberta.  To Aircraft Repair in Edmonton, Alberta for overhaul, 10 December 1942 to 19 May 1943.  To No. 3 Training Command when completed, delivered on 29 May 1943.  Assigned to No. 1 Training Command on 12 August 1943, for use by No. 1 Air Observers School at Malton, Ontario.  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 1880:50 total time, 1056:40 since overhaul.

 

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

6468

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 March 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2055.  Winter conversion kit installed during erection.  To No. 4 Training Command on 10 April 1941, for use by No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  To Aircraft Repair in Edmonton, Alberta for overhaul, 30 April to 28 September 1943.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 23 November 1943.  Pending disposal from 22 November 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 407 Equipment Holding Unit, where it was noted with 2510:15 total time, 552:10 since overhaul.

 

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

6469

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 March 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2049.  Winter conversion kit installed during erection.  To No. 4 Training Command on 17 April 1941, for use by No. 7 Service Flying Training School at Fort MacLeod, Alberta.  Category C3 damage at Fort MacLeod aerodrome at 11:10 on 19 July 1941.  Brake cable broke while taxiing, aircraft wing struck hanger.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 18 November 1942 to 16 March 1943.  To No. 3 Training Command when completed.  Assigned to No. 4 Repair Depot on 17 May 1943.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS for crash repairs on 20 May 1943.  To No. 4 Repair Depot on 2 June 1943.  Assigned to Mk. IV conversion program on 27 August 1943, transferred to Canada Car & Foundry at Montreal.  To No. 1 Training Command on 20 September 1943.  Pending disposal from 14 October 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 2036:45 total time, 810:35 since overhaul.  Later stored by No. 6 Repair Depot at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit.

 

last date: 14 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6470

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 January 1941 - Taken on strength at Aircraft Repair Ltd. in Edmonton

 

Ex RAF W1830.  To No. 4 Training Command on 15 July 1941.  To Aircraft Repair in Edmonton for overhaul, 10 December 1942 to 4 May 1943.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed.  To No. 1 Training Command on 15 June 1943, for use by No. 4 Air Observers School at London, Ontario.  To Central Aircraft for crash repairs,10 November 1943 to 3 February 1944.  to No. 2 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 5 bombing & Gunnery School at Dafoe, Saskatchewan.  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 1824:45 total time, 742:25 since overhaul.  Later stored at No. 10 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit.

 

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

6471

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 January 1941 - Taken on strength at Aircraft Repair Ltd. in Edmonton

 

Ex RAF W1831.  To No. 4 Training Command on 23 May 1941, for use by No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  To No. 2 Training Command on 24 January 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 4 August to 23 September 1942.  Winterized during this overhaul.  To No. 3 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 9 Air Observers School at St. Jean, PQ.  Crashed near St. Charles de Mandeville, PQ, date uncertain.  Wreckage collected at No. 9 Repair Depot on 1 September 1943, for scrapping.

 

last date: 15 December 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

6472

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 January 1941 - Taken on strength at Aircraft Repair Ltd. in Edmonton

 

Ex RAF W1836.  To No. 4 Training Command on 17 July 1941, for use by No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  Category C5 damage at Claresholm at 17:45 on 7 August 1941, when Anson 6646 struck the fin of this aircraft with port propeller.  Initial investigation faulted instructor pilot of this aircraft.  To No. 2 Training Command on 24 January 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul and winterization, 20 September to 2 November 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 11 December 1943.  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 2212:15 total time, 601:35 since overhaul.

 

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

6473

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 January 1941 - Taken on strength at Aircraft Repair Ltd. in Edmonton

 

Ex RAF W1837.  To No. 4 Training Command on 25 August 1941, for use by No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  To No. 2 Training Command on 10 February 1942.  Assigned to Eastern Air Command on 17 October 1942.  Delivered to No. 1 General Reconnaissance School at Summerside, PEI on 29 November 1943.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS, 3 March to 5 April 1943.  To storage with Eastern Air Command when completed, issued from storage on 26 April 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command on 2 August 1943.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for conversion to Mk. IV, 27 August to 16 October 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 1 Air Observers School at Malton, Ontario.  Pending disposal from 17 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 1668:55 total time, 632:05 since overhaul.

 

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

6474

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 January 1941 - Taken on strength at Aircraft Repair Ltd. in Edmonton

 

Ex RAF W1840.  To No. 4 Training Command on 21 April 1941, for use by No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  To Aircraft Repair for overhaul, 25 January to 22 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 at No. 202 Equipment Holding Unit at Weyburn, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2730:35 total time, 790:25 since overhaul.

 

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

6475

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 January 1941 - Taken on strength at Aircraft Repair Ltd. in Edmonton

 

Ex RAF W1841.  To No. 4 Training Command on 17 April 1941, for use by No. 7 Service Flying Training School at Fort MacLeod, Alberta.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft 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 15 December 1944.  Stored at No. 205 Equipment Holding Unit, where it was noted with 2552:45 total time, 1671:00 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

6476

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 April 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft

 

Ex RAF W2086.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 May 1941, for use by No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario.  Category C12 damage at 12:00 on 20 May 1941, near the Grand River ferry.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot at Trenton on 14 October 1942.  To No. 1 Training Command on 17 May 1943.  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 noted with 1245:10 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

6477

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 April 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft

 

Ex RAF W2226.  To No. 1 Training Command on 2 May 1941, for use by No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario.  Category C10 damage at 08:35 on 19 June 1941, at Ononadaga, Ontario.  Category A crash at 17:00 on 4 December 1941 at the Hagersville aerodrome, reported by No. 16 Service Flying Training School at Hagersville.  Collided on approach with Anson 6734.  Pilot in this aircraft, LAC F.R. Cook, killed.  Scrapped by No. 6 Repair Depot.

 

last date: 27 March 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

6478

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 April 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada

 

Ex RAF W2113.  To No. 1 Training Command on 10 May 1941, for use by No. 1 Air Observers School at Malton, Ontario.  Diverted to No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario before delivery.  Category C damage at Mt. Hope aerodrome at 12:50 on 23 March 1942, reported by No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mt. Hope.  This aircraft was stationary when it was struck by Anson N5211.  To de Havilland Canada for overhaul on 2 April 1942, with 928:30 logged time.  To No. 1 Training Command on 8 June 1942, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario.  Pending disposal from 11 November 1944.  to No. 1 Air command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at Brantford, where it was noted with 1892:25 total time, 962:25 since overhaul.

 

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

6479

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 April 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada

 

Ex RAF W2120.  To No. 3 Training Command on 7 May 1941, for use by No. 8 Service Flying Training School at Moncton, NB.  To No. 1 Training Command at RCAF Station Trenton on 28 May 1941.  Back to No. 3 Training Command on 20 September 1943, for use by No. 8 Air Observers School at Ancienne Lorette, PQ.  Category A crash at St. Nicholas, PQ on 24 February 1943.

 

last date: 3 May 1943 - Written off

6480

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 April 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada

 

Ex RAF W2122.  To No. 3 Training Command on 7 May 1941, for use by No. 8 Service Flying Training School at Moncton, NB.  To Eastern Air Command on 6 January 1942, for use by No. 2 Air Navigation School at Pennfield Ridge, NB.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 16 November 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 5 February to 24 April 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 19 May 1943.  May have been with No. 1 Air Navigation School at Rivers Camp.  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 2682:30 total time, 1727:15 since overhaul.

 

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

6481

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 April 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada

 

Ex RAF W2123.  To No. 3 Training Command on 6 May 1941, for use by No. 8 Service Flying Training School at Moncton, NB.  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 5 June 1942, for use by No. 1 Air Navigation School at Rivers Camp, Manitoba.  Assigned to workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg on 29 June 1942, delivered there on 3 July 1942.  Scrapped at No. 8 Repair Depot.

 

last date: 7 April 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

6482

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 April 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada

 

Ex RAF W2128.  To No. 3 Training Command on 6 May 1941, for use by No. 8 Service Flying Training School at Moncton, NB.  To No. 1 Training Command at Trenton on 28 May 1941.  To No. 3 Training Command on 24 September 1941.  With No. 8 Air Observers School at Ancienne Lorette, PQ when it received Category C damage at 17:05 on 16 February 1942, 10 miles south of Nicolet, 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 Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for overhaul, 14 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 February 1945.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 1908:30 total time, 3:45 since overhaul.

 

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

6483

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 April 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada

 

Ex RAF W2130.  To No. 4 Training Command on 10 May 1941, for use by No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  To Aircraft Repair in Edmonton, Alberta for overhaul, 19 October 1942 to 18 January 1943.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed.  Assigned to No. 1 Training Command on 6 May 1943, delivered on 14 May 1943.  Pending disposal from 1 November 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 2032:15 total time, 989:50 since overhaul.

 

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

6484

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 April 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada

 

Ex RAF W2136.  To No. 4 Training Command on 10 May 1941, for use by No. 7 Service Flying Training School at Fort MacLeod, Alberta.  Category C10 damage to the wings at Fort MacLeod at 15:25 on 18 August 1941.  To Aircraft Repair in Edmonton for overhaul, 10 December 1942 to 8 April 1943.  To No. storage with 4 Training Command when completed.  To No. 1 Training Command on 6 May 1943.  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 1960:35 total time, 997:00 since overhaul.

 

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

6485

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 April 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada

 

Ex RAF W2125.  To No. 3 Training Command on 7 May 1941, for use by No. 8 Service Flying Training School at Moncton, NB.  To No. 1 Training Command at Trenton on 28 May 1941.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for overhaul, 14 January to 3 March 1944.  To storage with No. 1 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 9 May 1944.  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 2378:40 total time, 280:30 since overhaul.

 

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

6486

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 March 1943 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2217.  Arrived in Canada complete in April 1941, assigned to No. 2 Training Command on 8 May 1941.  winter conversion kit installed at MacDonald by 12 July 1941.  Not sure why the delay in taking on strength.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 17 April to 5 June 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  With No. 7 Air Observer School at Portage la Prairie, Manitoba.  With No. 5 Air Observer School at Winnipeg  when it received Category C damage at 00:30 on 5 September 1944.  Taxied into parked Tiger Moth CF-DTN of the Department of Transport at Stevenson Field, Winnipeg and also struck Winnipeg Flying Club hanger, all while taxiing out for solo night flying practice.  Later involved in a Category B crash, no date known (or possibly 5 September 1944 accident was re-classified?).  To Work shop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot on 11 September 1944, for write off.  Retained in a whole state at No. 8 Repair Depot after write off.

 

last date: 27 October 1944 - Written off

6487

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 April 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2166.  Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 2 Training Command on 10 May 1941.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 8 April to 20 May 1943.  Assigned to No. 3 Training Command when completed, delivered on 7 June 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 December 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 2971:45 total time, 1006:15 since overhaul.

 

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

6488

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 April 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2167.  Winter conversion kit installed during assembly.  To No. 2 Training Command on 14 May 1941.  To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot on 25 November 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 4 June to 7 July 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 2573:35 total time, 487:30 since overhaul.

 

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

6489

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I / III

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 April 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car Ltd.

 

Ex RAF W2202.  To No. 1 Training Command on 14 May 1941, for use by No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario.  To de Havilland Canada for crash repairs on 20 October 1941, with 474:15 logged time.  To No. 1 Training Command on 2 February 1942, for use by No. 16 Service Flying Training School at Hagersville, Ontario.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot, 16 July to 23 October 1943, probably converted to Mk. III during this time.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  Allocated to Central Aircraft on 17 February 1944 for conversion to Mk. IV.  Still in storage at Central Aircraft, unconverted, on 10 April 1944 when the Mk. IV program was cancelled.  To  storage with No. 1 Training Command on this date.  Pending disposal from 25 April 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 6 Repair Depot at Trenton, where it was noted with 1298:55 total time, 826:20 since overhaul.

 

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

6490

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 April 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2115.  Winter conversion kit installed during assembly.  To No. 2 Training Command on 15 May 1941.  To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot in Winnipeg on 24 October 1942.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 30 March 1943, issued from storage on 14 April 1943.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 10 January to 19 February 1944.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 2 February 1944.  Stored at No. 3 Satellite Equipment holding Unit at Swift current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2670:35 total time, 728:35 since overhaul.  Later stored by Material Command at No. 10 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit.

 

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

6491

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 April 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car Ltd.

 

Ex RAF W2216.  To No. 1 Training Command on 15 May 1941, for use by No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario.  To No. 3 Training Command on 6 July 1942.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS for overhaul on 12 January 1944.  To No. 21 Repair Depot for write off on 12 May 1944.

 

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

6492

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 April 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car Ltd.

 

Ex RAF W2195.  To No. 1 Training Command on 17 May 1941.  To No. 3 Training Command on 6 July 1942.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS for overhaul, 12 January to 24 January 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 by No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 2363:30 total time, 8:50 since overhaul.

 

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

6493

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 April 1943 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2138.  Winter conversion kit installed during assembly.  To No. 2 Training Command on 26 May 1941.  With No. 38 Service Flying Training School at Estevan, Saskatchewan when it received Category C14 damage at Estevan at 13:15 on 8 May 1942.  This aircraft and Anson 5018 collided while taxiing for take off.  To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot in Winnipeg on 24 October 1942.  Back to No. 2 (or No. 3?) Training Command on 9 March 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command on 13 September 1943.  To storage on 14 August 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 1917:10 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

6494

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 April 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2139.  Winter conversion kit installed during assembly.  To No. 2 Training Command on 26 May 1941.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 10 June to 5 August 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 Weyburn, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2782:40 total time, 849:30 since overhaul.

 

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

6495

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 April 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada

 

Ex RAF W2242.  To No. 1 Training Command on 28 May 1941.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for overhaul, 8 August to 9 November 1942.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope, Ontario.  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 1695:20 total time.

 

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

6496

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 April 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada

 

Ex RAF W2173.  To No. 3 Training Command on 23 May 1941, for use by No. 8 Service Flying Training School at Moncton, NB.  Minor damage at Moncton, at 01:45 on 22 August 1941.  Pilot of this aircraft failed to see Anson 6372, and taxied into its tail section.  To storage with Eastern Air Command on 10 February 1942.  Issued from storage on 30 July 1942, for use by No. 34 Operational Training Unit at Penfield Ridge, NB.  Back to No. 3 Training Command on 5 August 1943.  Reported with No. 7 Service Flying Training School at Fort McLeod, Alberta in 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command on 4 December 1943, for use by No. 1 Bombing & Gunnery School at Jarvis, Ontario.  To storage on 23 June 1944.  Pending disposal from 28 July 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 1078:40 total time.

 

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

6497

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Ex RAF W2259.  To No. 2 Training Command on 19 May 1941, for use by No. 7 Air Observer School at Portage la Prairie, Manitoba.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 23 December 1942 to 13 March 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope, Ontario.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 23 February 1945.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was noted with 2587:20 total time, 1119:35 since overhaul.

 

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

6498

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Ex RAF W2252.  To No. 2 Training Command on 26 May 1941.  To storage on 16 November 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 27 May to 1 July 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from early 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 2520:05 total time, 1561:45 since overhaul.

 

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

6499

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Ex RAF W2230.  To No. 2 Training Command on 22 May 1941.  Damaged in a storm on 29 July 1942.  Assigned to MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg for crash repairs on 5 August 1942.  Ferried from Winnipeg to Ottawa by No. 124 (F) Squadron in September 1942.  To No. 3 Training Command on 30 September 1942, for use by No. 9 Air Observers School at St. Jean, PQ.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS for overhaul on 6 March 1944.  From 28 April 1944 on the books of Eastern Air Command, pending disposal.  Noted with 1373:50 total time while with EAC.  To No. 5 (E) Depot at Scoudouc, NB on 1 April 1946.

 

last date: 3 September 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal


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