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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

651

Douglas

Douglas, Long Beach

Dakota

Mk. I

 

 

 

9290

 

 

 

 

Ex US C-47A-20-DL 42-23428.  Operated by No. 164 (T) Squadron, RCAF Station Moncton, 1943 to 1946.

 

first date: 20 April 1943

 

last date: June 1970

 

taken on strength

 

to CAF as 12936 (which see)

651

de Havilland

 

Puss Moth

 

 

 

D.H.80A

 

 

 

 

 

This was an RCMP serial number, applied to RCAF 169 (which see) when it was loaned to the Mounties in the mid 1930s.

652

Douglas

Douglas, Long Beach

Dakota

Mk. I

 

 

 

9108

 

 

 

 

Ex USAAF C-47-DL, serial number 42-32882.  Operated by No. 164 (T) Squadron, RCAF Station Moncton, 1943 to 1946.  Became instructional airframe A.509 on 12 July 1946.  To civil register post war, as N45F, as CF-ITQ in 1976, also C-FITQ and 6Y-JJQ.

 

first date: 27 April 1943

 

last date: 14 November 1955

 

taken on strength

 

struck off, later sold

653

Douglas

Douglas, Long Beach

Dakota

Mk. III

 

 

 

9415

 

 

 

 

Ex US C-47A-25-DL 42-23553.  Operated by No. 164 (T) Squadron, RCAF Station Moncton, c.1943.  Also reported with No. 165 (T) Squadron in 1943.  Operated by No. 168 (HT) Squadron, UK Detachment, c.1944 to 1946.  Participated in Operation Sundog III (airborne assault on Fort Chimo, PQ, from Goose Bay), February 1952, while with 412 Squadron.  Also reported as sold on 15 August 1952?  With No. 102 (C&R) Flight, RCAF Station Trenton, in November 1953, when it searched for a missing USAF F-89 over Lake Michigan.  Took part in Operation Bulldog (air drop of Army engineers and equipment, out of Fort Nelson, BC) in February 1954.

 

first date: 3 May 1943

 

last date: June 1970

 

taken on strength

 

To CAF as 12937 (which see)

654

Douglas

Douglas, Long Beach

Dakota

Mk. III

 

 

 

9595

 

 

 

 

Ex USAAF C-47A-30-DL serial number 42-23733.  Operated by No. 164 (T) Squadron, RCAF Station Moncton, c.1943 to 1946.  Also with No. 165 (T) Squadron, RCAF Station Sea Island, BC, during this period.  Operated by Winter Experimental Establishment, RCAF Station Edmonton, from 1946.  Arrived at Winnipeg, en route to Churchill, on 29 January 1947, weathered in at Winnipeg for several days.  Took part in Operation Sundog II in February 1951 (airborne assault exercise out of Churchill, Manitoba), possibly with 435 (T) Squadron.

 

first date: 17 June 1943

 

last date: 15 August 1952

 

taken on strength

 

struck off

655

Douglas

Douglas, Long Beach

Dakota

Mk. III

 

 

 

9830

 

 

 

 

Ex USAAF C-47A-40-DL, serial number 42-23969.  Operated by No. 164 (T) Squadron, RCAF Station Moncton, c.1943 to 1946.  Also with No. 165 (T) Squadron, RCAF Station Sea Island, BC, during this period.   With No. 435 (T) Squadron, RCAF Station Edmonton, Alberta, by September 1946.  Nosed over on landing at Fort St. John, BC on 25 January 1947.  Repaired on site.  Detached to Norman Wells, NWT 3 June 1947 to carry fuel for Photo Wing detachments operating in area that summer.  To Rockcliffe for major inspection, 22 June 1947.  Also reported as Mk. IIIR.  Still active February 1968.  On civil register as CF-QJZ by 1976.  Also reported as owned by Aeroshell, Guayaquil.

 

first date: 14 July 1943

 

last date: April 1970

 

taken on strength

 

Struck off

656

Douglas

Douglas, Long Beach

Dakota

Mk. III

 

 

 

9832

 

 

 

 

Ex USAAF C-47A-40-DL, serial number 42-23970.  Operated by No. 164 (T) Squadron, RCAF Station Moncton, c.1943 to 1946.  Also with No. 165 (T) Squadron, RCAF Station Sea Island, BC, during this period.  Delivered to No. 435 (T) Squadron, RCAF Station Edmonton, Alberta on 3 February 1949.  To Los Angeles and Buffalo, NY in October 1950.  Took part in Operation Assinaboine, 14 November 1950 (6 plane paradrop at Camp Shilo, Manitoba).  Transferred to Rivers Camp, Manitoba in December 1950. Served with Transport Support Squadron, CJATC.  Participated in Operation Sundog III (airborne assault on Fort Chimo, PQ, from Goose Bay), February 1952.  Took part in Operation Bulldog (air drop of Army engineers and equipment, out of Fort Nelson, BC) in February 1954.  Still active February 1968.

 

first date: 14 July 1943

 

last date: June 1970

 

taken on strength

 

Became CAF 12938 (which see)

657

Douglas

Douglas, Long Beach

Dakota

Mk. III

 

 

 

9834

 

 

 

 

Ex USAAF C-47A-40-DL, serial number 42-23972.  Operated by No. 164 (T) Squadron, RCAF Station Moncton, 1943 to 1946.  With No. 412 (T) Squadron, RCAF Station Rockcliffe, in 1949.  Medevac to Toronto in April 1949.  With 413 (P) Squadron, 1950.  To 435 (T) Squadron, Edmonton, on 30 March 1950, to replace KJ936.

 

first date: 14 July 1943

 

last date: June 1970

 

taken on strength

 

Became CAF 12939 (which see).

658

Douglas

Douglas, Long Beach

Dakota

Mk.III

 

 

 

9830

 

 

 

 

Ex USAAF C-47A-40-DL, serial number 42-23968.  Operated by No. 164 (T) Squadron, RCAF Station Moncton, 1943 to 1946.  Based at RCAF Station Centralia, Ontario, in November 1953, when it searched for a missing USAF F-89 over Lake Michigan.  Still active February 1968.  Later to US civil register as N8563.

 

first date: 14 July 1943

 

last date: 1 april 1970

 

taken on strength

 

Struck off, later sold.

659

Douglas

Douglas, Long Beach

Dakota

Mk. III

 

 

 

9833

 

 

 

 

Ex USAAF C-47A-40-DL, serial number 42-23971.  Served with No. 435 (T) Squadron.  Ferried to Dorval, PQ on 18 November 1947, replaced by 976.  Back to 435 Squadron in September 1948.  Extensive corrosion in tail discovered in April 1949, repaired at Edmonton by mobile party from No. 10 Repair Depot, Calgary. To Rockcliffe, for Photo Wing, November 1950.  Operated on behalf of UN in Sinai from 1956 to 1967.

 

first date: 19 July 1943

 

last date: June 1970

 

taken on strength

 

Became CAF 12940

660

Douglas

Douglas, Long Beach

Dakota

Mk. III

 

 

 

10239

 

 

 

 

Ex USAAF C-47A-60-DL, serial number 42-24377.  Operated by No. 164 (T) Squadron, RCAF Station Moncton, 1943 to 1946.

 

first date: 16 September 1943

 

last date: June 1970

 

taken on strength

 

became CAF 12941 (which see)

661

Douglas

Douglas, Long Beach

Dakota

Mk. III / 3FP

 

 

 

10200

 

 

 

 

Ex USAAF C-47A-60-DL, serial number 42-24338.  Operated by No. 164 (T) Squadron, RCAF Station Moncton, 1943 to 1946.   With Winnipeg Detachment of No. 435 (T) Squadron by September 1946.  Delivered to No. 435 (T) Squadron, RCAF Station Edmonton, Alberta on 3 February 1949. Took part in Operation Assinaboine, 14 November 1950 (6 plane paradrop at Camp Shilo, Manitoba). To Rockcliffe, for Photo Wing, late November 1950.   When it was sold to the British Ministry of Defence in April 1969 for use by the Royal Aircraft Establishment, it was thought to be formerly KG661 and was given this serial; when the error was discovered it was reserialled ZA947 in July 1979. Named "Portpatrick Princess".  Transferred to the RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight in March 1993, now marked as KG374.

 

first date: 16 September 1943

 

last date: April 1969

 

taken on strength

 

sold, see comments

662

Douglas

Douglas, Long Beach

Dakota

Mk. III / 3FP

 

 

 

10201

 

 

 

 

Ex USAAF C-47A-60-DL, serial number 42-24339.  Operated by No. 164 (T) Squadron, RCAF Station Moncton, 1943 to 1946.  Operated by 137 Transport Flight, from RAF Langar, UK, in support of 1 Air Division in Europe, in the 1950s.  Still active February 1968.  Reported to be with Sultan of Oman Air Force by July 1969, their serial number 502.  Later to civil register as LN-TAV and also HK-2666 (or HK-2663?).  Both these aircraft stored at Villvicencio, c.2000.

 

first date: 16 September 1943

 

last date: c.1968 or 1969

 

taken on strength

 

Struck off and sold

663

Douglas

Douglas, Long Beach

Dakota

Mk. III / 3FP

 

 

 

10202

 

 

 

 

Ex USAAF C-47A-60-DL, serial number 42-24340.  Operated by No. 12 (Comm) Squadron, RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario, in camouflage.  With No. 435 (T) Squadron, Winnipeg Detachment, by September 1946.  Carried Air Commodore Kerr and party on western tour that month.  Medevac flight to Southhampton Island, NWT, delivering patient to Winnipeg on 28 September 1946.  Carried survey party from Rockcliffe to Churchill, December 1946.  With No. 12 (Com ) Squadron, Rockcliffe, by February 1947, when it carried US-Canadian Joint Board of Defense from Ottawa to Winnipeg.  With 412 (T) Squadron in April 1949, when it carried the RCAF Band to Austin, Texas.  Still active February 1968.  On civil register as CF-TKX in 1976.

 

first date: 16 September 1943

 

last date: c.1968?

 

taken on strength

 

Sold, exact date not known.

664

Douglas

Douglas, Long Beach

Dakota

Mk. III

 

 

 

10203

 

 

 

 

Ex USAAF C-47A-60-DL, serial number 42-24341.  Operated by No. 165 (T) Squadron, RCAF Station Sea Island, BC, c.1943 to 1945.  Usedd for trials with wheels / ski installation.

 

first date: 16 September 1943

 

last date: 28 February 1950

 

taken on strength

 

written off, while on skiis

665

Fairchild

Fairchild, Longueuil

Super 71P

 

 

 

 

51

 

 

 

 

Civil registration CF-AUT reserved in 1936, not clear if ever marked.  At RCAF Station Rockcliffe for tests in 1937.  Used at Camp Borden, later at RCAF Trenton, Ont.  Was to be converted to ambulance, but not known if this was carried out.

 

first date: 27 August 1936

 

last date: 11 April 1940

 

taken on strength

 

Struck off strength and scrapped at Trenton

666

Fairchild

Fairchild, Longueuil

Super 71P

 

 

 

 

52

 

 

 

 

Assigned to No. 7 General Purpose Detachment in western Canada in 1937 at time of crash.  Pilot's body found a quarter of mile from crash site, 3 days after crash.  Reason for this still unknown.  Some parts at Western Canada Aviation Museum, Winnipeg, Manitoba.  Reported in 1970s that they would be combined with parts from a civil Super 71 to restore one aircraft.

 

first date: late 1936

 

last date: 6 August 1937

 

taken on strength

 

Crashed at Morrison Lake, Man. 2 fatalities.

667

Northrop

Canadian Vickers

Delta

Mk. I/IA

 

 

 

CV 177

 

 

 

 

First Canadian built Delta.  First flight also reported as 16 August 1936.  Initial company tests from Fairchild facility on St. Lawrence River.  Accepted by RCAF on 1 September 1936, on floats.  Used for camera trials and initial crew training at Rockcliffe in the fall of 1936.  Converted to partial Mk. II standards, including bomb racks, and redesignated Mk. IA, late 1937.  Fitted with larger vertical tail c.1938 (unofficially known as Mk. III with this tail).  Operated by No. 8 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ont., and various stations in Nova Scotia, 1938 to 1941.  Later with No. 13 (OT) Squadron, RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, 1941.

 

first date: 21 August 1936

 

last date: 26 April 1944

 

First flight from St. Lawrence River, by A. S. Schnieder of Fairchild Aircraft.

 

Struck off.

668

Northrop

Canadian Vickers

Delta

Mk. I/IA

 

 

 

CV178

 

 

 

 

Converted to partial Mk. II standards, including bomb racks, and redesignated Mk. IA.  Operated by No. 8 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Stations Rockcliffe, Ont., and various stations in Nova Scotia, 1938 to 1941.  Operated by No. 3 (GP) Detachment of this squadron on survey flights over Alberta and North West Territories, May to September 1938.  Became instructional airframe.

 

first date: 17 October 1936

 

last date: Febraury 1945

 

Accepted by RCAF, on floats

 

scrapped

669

Northrop

Canadian Vickers

Delta

Mk. I/IA

 

 

 

CV 179

 

 

 

 

Used for photo surveys in 1937 by No. 6 (GP) Detachment.  Converted to partial Mk. II standards, including bomb racks, and redesignated Mk. IA.  With No. 8 Squadron when it moved from RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ont., to RCAF Station Sydney, NS, August to September 1939.

 

first date: 31 October 1936

 

last date: 26 April 1944

 

Accepted by RCAF, on floats

 

Struck off

670

Northrop

Canadian Vickers

Delta

Mk. II

 

 

 

CV 180

 

 

 

 

Fitted with dorsal gun in 1938 by Canadian Vickers, used for company trials.  Operated by No. 8 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Stations Rockcliffe, Ont., and various stations in Nova Scotia, 1937 to 1940.  Later to 119 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Jericho Beach, BC, in March to May 1940, for pilot training.  Only aircraft assigned to this unit while it was in BC in 1940.  Operated by No. 120 (BR) Squadron from RCAF Stations Sea Island and Patricia Bay, BC, May 1940 to July 1941.

 

first date: November 1937

 

last date: 16 December 1940

 

Delivered to RCAF

 

Struck off

671

Northrop

Canadian Vickers

Delta

Mk. II

 

 

 

CV 181

 

 

 

 

With No. 8 (BR) Squadron, when it moved from RCAF Rockcliffe, Ont., to RCAF Station Sydney, NS, August to September 1939.

 

first date: November 1937

 

last date: 26 April 1944

 

Delivered to RCAF

 

Struck off

672

Northrop

Canadian Vickers

Delta

Mk. II

 

 

 

CV 182

 

 

 

 

With No. 8 (GP) Squadron at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario in 1937.  Fitted with dorsal gun in 1938 by Canadian Vickers, used for company trials.  Turret removed by September 1939.  With No. 8 (BR) Squadron, when it moved from RCAF Rockcliffe to RCAF Station Sydney, NS, August to September 1939.  Coded "YO*C".

 

first date: November 1937

 

last date: 7 February 1942

 

Delivered to RCAF

 

Struck off

673

Northrop

Canadian Vickers

Delta

Mk. II

 

 

 

CV 183

 

 

 

 

Operated by No. 3 (GP) Detachment of No. 8 (P) Squadron on survey flights over Alberta and North West Territories, May to September 1938.  No. 8 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Rockcliffe, Ont., at outbreak of war. Ferried to war station at Dartmouth, NS.  Lost between Megantic, PQ and Fredericton, NB on 14 September 1939.  First RCAF WW2 casuality.  Wreckage not found until July 1958, 40 miles north of Fredricton, NB.  Wreckage now at National Aeronautical Collection, considered unrestorable.

 

first date: November 1937

 

last date: 19 September 1939

 

Delivered to RCAF

 

Crashed, see comments.

674

Northrop

Canadian Vickers

Delta

Mk. II

 

 

 

CV 191

 

 

 

 

Operated by No. 8 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Stations Rockcliffe, Ont., and various stations in Nova Scotia, 1937 to 1941.  Flew this squadron's first war time mission on 12 September 1939; anti-submarine patrol from Sydney, NS.

 

first date: 8 October 1938

 

last date: 20 April 1944

 

taken on strength

 

Struck off

675

Northrop

Canadian Vickers

Delta

Mk. II

 

 

 

CV 192

 

 

 

 

Used by No. 1 (F) Squadron as trainer at Vancouver 1939, as squadron converted from Siskins to Hurricanes.  Operated by No. 120 (BR) Squadron from RCAF Station Sea Island 1940 to 1941.  Flew this squadron's first operational mission, patrol over Juan de Fuca Strait, 30 June 1940.  Later with No. 12 (Comm) Squadron, RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ont.

 

first date: 18 October 1938

 

last date: 14 February 1945

 

taken on strength

 

Struck off

676

Northrop

Canadian Vickers

Delta

Mk. II

 

 

 

CV 193

 

 

 

 

Fitted with larger vertical tail c.1938 (unofficially known as Mk. III with this tail).  No. 8 (GP) Squadron, Rockcliffe by 1938. Flew to war station at Dartmouth NS, August - September 1939.  Crashed while in Nova Scotia, date unknown, repaired.  Returned to Canadian Vickers late 1939 for conversion to prototype Mk. III (no change in designation?).  Spinning trials by C.V. in early 1940.  Returned to No. 8 Squadron later that year.  Operated by No. 120 (BR) Squadron from RCAF Stations Sea Island and Patricia Bay, BC, May 1940 to July 1941, coded "MX*C".  Operated on floats.  Later with No. 13 (OT) Squadron, RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, 1941.

 

first date: 4 November 1938

 

last date: 14 February 1945

 

taken on strength

 

Struck off

677

Northrop

Canadian Vickers

Delta

Mk. II

 

 

 

CV 194

 

 

 

 

To No. 8 Squadron winter of 1938/39.  Ferried to east coast August to September 1939.  Category B damage at Sydney, NS on 28 August 1940.

 

first date: 12 November 1938

 

last date: 14 February 1945

 

taken on strength

 

Struck off

678

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

Mk. IVW

 

 

 

20

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 May 1938

 

last date: 2 August 1940

 

taken on strength

 

struck off, after Category A accident at Grafton, Ontario on 16 May 1940

679

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

Mk. IVW

 

 

 

21

 

 

 

 

Operated from RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario, fall of 1938.  Operated by No. 1 Wireless School, RCAF Station Winnipeg, during the war.  To civil register post war, as CF-SAH.

 

first date: 27 June 1938

 

last date: 31 October 1945

 

taken on strength

 

struck off, later sold

680

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

Mk. IVW

 

 

 

22

 

 

 

 

Used by No. 34 Service Flying Training School at Medicine Hat, Alberta, 1941.  Still airworthy 1976 as CF-FJB.

 

first date: 30 June 1938

 

last date: 8 February 1947

 

taken on strength

 

struck off, later sold

681

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

Mk. IV

 

 

 

23

 

 

 

 

Operated by No. 124 (Ferry) Squadron, in 1943.  To civil register post war, as CF-CRD.

 

first date: 23 July 1938

 

last date: 14 February 1946

 

taken on strength

 

struck off, later sold

682

Northrop

Canadian Vickers

Delta

Mk. II

 

 

 

CV 195

 

 

 

 

To No. 8 (GP) Squadron winter of 1938/39.

 

first date: 17 January 1939

 

last date: 26 October 1940

 

taken on strength

 

Struck off

683

Northrop

Canadian Vickers

Delta

Mk. II

 

 

 

CV 196

 

 

 

 

Built with with larger vertical tail (unofficially known as Mk. III with this tail).  Delivered to No. 120 Squadron, summer of 1940.  To Western Air Command in 1941.

 

first date: 1 June 1940

 

last date: 14 February 1945

 

taken on strength

 

Struck off

684

Northrop

Canadian Vickers

Delta

Mk. II

 

 

 

CV 197

 

 

 

 

Built with with larger vertical tail (unofficially known as Mk. III with this tail).  Used to test this enlarged vertical fin. Fitted with spin chute for these trials.  Delivered to No. 120 Squadron, summer of 1940.  To No. 3 Training Command in 1941.

 

first date: 10 September 1940

 

last date: 20 April 1944

 

taken on strength

 

Struck off

685

Northrop

Canadian Vickers

Delta

Mk. II

 

 

 

CV 198

 

 

 

 

Built with with larger vertical tail (unofficially known as Mk. III with this tail).  First delivered to No. 120 (BR) Squadron.  Operated by No. 120 (BR) Squadron from RCAF Stations Sea Island and Patricia Bay, BC, May 1940 to July 1941.  Later with No. 13 (OT) Squadron, RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, 1941, coded "AN-P".

 

first date: 24 June 1940

 

last date: 14 February 1945

 

taken on strength

 

Struck off

686

Northrop

Canadian Vickers

Delta

Mk. II

 

 

 

CV 199

 

 

 

 

Built with with larger vertical tail (unofficially known as Mk. III with this tail).  Delivered to No. 120 (BR) Squadron, operated from RCAF Station Jericho Beach, BC in 1941, coded "MX*F".

 

first date: 24 July 1940

 

last date: 24 October 1944

 

taken on strength

 

Struck off

687

Northrop

Canadian Vickers

Delta

Mk. II

 

 

 

CV 200

 

 

 

 

Built with with larger vertical tail (unofficially known as Mk. III with this tail).  Delivered to No. 120 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Jericho Beach, BC.

 

first date: 24 July 1940

 

last date: 14 February 1945

 

taken on strength

 

Struck off

688

Northrop

Canadian Vickers

Delta

Mk. II

 

 

 

CV 201

 

 

 

 

Built with with larger vertical tail (unofficially known as Mk. III with this tail).  Delivered to No. 120 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Jericho Beach, BC.

 

first date: 14 August 1940

 

last date: 16 December 1940

 

taken on strength

 

Struck off after crashing on 10 October 1940.

689

Northrop

Canadian Vickers

Delta

Mk. II

 

 

 

CV 202

 

 

 

 

Built with with larger vertical tail (unofficially known as Mk. III with this tail).  Delivered to No. 120 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Jericho Beach, BC.  With No. 8 Bombing and Gunnery School at Lethbridge, Alberta in 1941 and 1942, probably the last operational Delta in the RCAF.

 

first date: 23 September 1940

 

last date: 11 August 1943

 

taken on strength

 

Struck off, after crashing at Lethbridge, Alberta on 16 January 1942.

690

Northrop

Canadian Vickers

Delta

Mk. II

 

 

 

CV 203

 

 

 

 

Built with with larger vertical tail (unofficially known as Mk. III with this tail).  Delivered to No. 120 (BR) Squadron, October 1940, RCAF Station Jericho Beach, BC.  Later with No. 13 (OT) Squadron, RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, 1941.

 

first date: 28 October 1940

 

last date: 30 May 1942

 

taken on strength

 

Struck off

691

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

Mk. IV

 

 

 

24

 

 

 

 

Operated by No. 1 Wireless School, RCAF Station Winnipeg, from 1940.  To civil register post war as CF-EJB.

 

first date: 23 January 1940

 

last date: 23 July 1946

 

taken on strength

 

struck off, later sold

692

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

Mk. IV

 

 

 

25

 

 

 

 

In Category B accident at RCAF Station Trenton, 31 May 1940.  Repaired.  Still airworthy 1976 as CF-CRC.

 

first date: 19 February 1940

 

last date: 11 August 1946

 

taken on strength

 

struck off, later sold

693

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

Mk. IV

 

 

 

19

 

 

 

 

Originally delivered to Hudson Bay Air Transport, Flin Flon, MB in February 1939.  Operated by No. 8 Bombing and Gunnery School, 1941.  Became CF-QAA post war.  Still registered 2004 as CF-BFT, to The Canadian Heritage Bushplane Centre, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.  Claimed to be oldest Norseman on Canadian register.

 

first date: 1 April 1940

 

last date: 14 February 1946

 

Impressed.

 

struck off, then sold, to civil register

694

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

IVW

 

 

 

5

 

 

 

 

First Mk. III built.  Registered as CF-BAM on 5 September 1936, to Noorduyn Aircraft.  To McKenzie Air Services on 17 December 1936.  Converted to Mk. IV on 26 June 1937.  To Western Air Command in 1940.  Used by No. 122 (K) Squadron, RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, 1942 or 1943 .  Went to War Assets March 7, 1946 and sold in that year to Johannesson Flying Services, Winnipeg, Manitoba as CF-BZM.  Later became CF-CRU of CP Air.  Crashed north of Red Lake, 22 November 1968.  Also reported as destroyed in mid air collision with CF-IRH at Kenora, Ontario on 25 July 1958?

 

first date: 10 February 1940

 

last date: 7 March 1946

 

Impressed, was CF-BAM of McKenzie Air Services since December 1936

 

struck off, later sold

695

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

Mk. IV

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

Originally registered as CF-AZA, built as a Mk. II in 1936.  Sunk near Fort McMurray, Alberta in 1938, while still on civil register with McKenzie Air Service.  Converted to Mk. III on 4 December 1936, and to Mk. IV on 28 April 1937.  Operated by No. 6 (BR) Squadron, from RCAF Station Alliford Bay, BC, in 1940/41.  Operated by No. 122 (K) Squadron on west coast, 1942.  Category C accident at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, on 6 October 1942.  With No. 116 Squadron when it crashed near Port Alice, BC, while returning to squadron base at RCAF Station Coal Harbour.  Had been to Port Alice on RCAF business.

 

first date: 24 February 1940

 

last date: 20 July 1944

 

impressed, was CF-AZA

 

written off after crash on 4 February 1944, 4 fatalaties, see comments.

696

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

Mk. IV

 

 

 

15

 

 

 

 

Built in 1937, first registered to United Air Transport of Edmonton, Alberta as CF-BFR on 14 August 1937.  To McKenzie Air Service of Edmonton on 18 July 1938.  With No. 13 (OT) Squadron, 1940.  Operated by No. 6 (BR) Squadron, from RCAF Station Alliford Bay, BC, in 1940/41, coded "XE*Z".  Visited RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC on 26 December 1941.  Operated by No. 122 (K) Squadron on west coast, 1942.  Operated by No. 166 (T) Squadron, RCAF Station Sea Island, 1943/1945.  Back to civil register after war, as CF-CRT on 3 October 1946.

 

first date: 24 February 1940

 

last date: 8 May 1946

 

impressed, had been CF-BFR

 

struck off, later sold

697

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

Mk. IV

 

 

 

8

 

 

 

 

First registered 26 January 1937 to General Airways Ltd. of Toronto.  To McKenzie Air Services on 18 July 1938.  Assigned to RCAF Station Vancouver on February 24, 1940.  Operated by No. 6 (BR) Squadron, from RCAF Station Alliford Bay, BC, in 1940/41.  Operated by No. 122 (K) Squadron on west coast, 1942.  Served with Western Air Command until 1946.  Sold to Canadian Pacific Airlines and registered as CF-CRU on March 7, 1947.

 

first date: 24 February 1940

 

last date: 8 May 1946

 

Impressed, had been CF-BAN.

 

Transferred to War Assets, later sold.

698

Noorduyn

 

Norseman

Mk. IV

 

 

 

26

 

 

 

 

Category B accident at Calgary, Alberta, on 8 March 1941.

 

first date: 22 May 1940

 

last date: 1 March 1946

 

taken on strength

 

Struck off

699

Fairchild

 

F-24H

 

Argus

 

 

693

 

 

 

 

With No. 12 (Comm) Squadron at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario in 1941.

 

first date: 31 December 1940

 

last date: 21 December 1942

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

700

Westland

built in UK

Lysander

Mk. II

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ex RAF R2047.  To Western Air Command in 1942.  To civil register post war as CF-GFJ. Used for crop spraying by Westland Spraying Service, Alberta. Converted by NW Industries, Edmonton, Alta.

 

first date: 18 April 1942

 

last date: 1 July 1946

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off


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