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6600

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 May 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 10 Repair Depot, Calgary

 

Ex RAF W2334.  To No. 4 Training Command on 23 June 1941, for use by No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  Category C14 damage at Claresholm on 29 July 1941.  Nosed over due to heavy braking when it swung on landing, instructor cited for "error in judgement".  To No. 2 Training Command on 24 January 1942.  To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot, Winnipeg, on 2 October 1942.  May have been delivered there in August 1942.  Assigned to No. 2 Training Command on 18 February 1943, delivered on 23 February 1943.  Pending disposal from 27 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 2092:50 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

6601

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 May 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 10 Repair Depot, Calgary

 

Ex RAF W2333.  To No. 4 Training Command on 23 June 1941, for use by No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  To No. 2 Training Command on 29 December 1941.  Assigned to workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot, Winnipeg on 8 January 1942, delivered there on 14 January 1942.  Assigned to Eastern Air Command on 1 September 1942, delivered on 19 October 1942.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS for overhaul, 6 January to 13 May 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 1773:50 total time, 4:30 since overhaul.

 

last date: 20 April 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6602

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 May 1941 - Taken on strength at Aircraft Repair, Edmonton

 

Ex RAF W2282.  To No. 4 Training Command on 23 June 1941, for use by No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  To No. 2 Training Command on 10 February 1942.  To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot, 25 November 1942 to 9 April 1943.  To storage with No. 2 training Command when completed, issued from storage on 5 May 1943.  To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot, 27 August 1943 to 4 January 1944.  To storage with No. 2 training Command when completed, issued from storage on 25 January 1944.  Pending disposal from 21 April 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 1277:05 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

6603

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 May 1941 - Taken on strength at Aircraft Repair, Edmonton

 

Ex RAF W2281. To No. 4 Training Command on 23 June 1941, for use by No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  To No. 2 Training Command on 24 January 1942.  To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot, Winnipeg on 2 October 1942.  Assigned to No. 3 Training Command on 24 October 1942, delivered on 17 November 1942.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS 9 July 1943 to 18 January 1944.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 1 Bombing & Gunnery School at Jarvis, Ontario.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 10 February 1945.  By 3 December 1945 on the books of No. 6 Repair Depot, stored by No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was noted with 2080:50 total time, 751:20 since overhaul.

 

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

6604

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 May 1941 - Taken on strength at Aircraft Repair, Edmonton

 

Ex RAF W2264. To No. 4 Training Command on 23 June 1941, for use by No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  To Aircraft Repair, 12 December 1942 to 15 May 1943.  To No. 3 Training Command when completed, delivered on 25 May 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command on 12 August 1943, for use by No. 1 Air Observer School at Malton, Ontario.  Pending disposal from 3 November 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 2046:40 total time, 1285:05 since overhaul.

 

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

6605

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 May 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Aircraft of Canada

 

Ex RAF W2024.  To No. 3 Training Command on 23 June 1941, assigned first to Comm Flight.  Assigned to Central Aircraft for crash repairs on 18 November 1942, but this was cancelled.  To workshop reserve at No. 9 Repair Depot, ST. Jean, PQ on 1 March 1944.  Approval to scrap sent to No. 9 Repair Depot on 20 April 1944.

 

last date: 20 April 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

6606

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 May 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Aircraft of Canada

 

Ex RAF W2025.  To No. 3 Training Command on 23 June 1941, assigned first to Comm Flight.  With No. 9 Air Observer School at St. Jean, PQ in summer of 1943.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 13 October to 27 December 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Issued from storage on 18 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 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 3716:25 total time, 906:00 since overhaul.

 

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

6607

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 April 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry Ltd. at Amherst, NS

 

Ex RAFW 2198.  To No. 3 Training Command on 23 June 1941, assigned first to Comm Flight (probably for ferrying).  Winter conversion set installed by 22 August 1941 (possibly installed during assembly?).  To Canada Car & Foundry for overhaul, 21 August to 28 November 1942.  To Eastern Air Command when completed.  To storage with EAC on 27 October 1943.  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 946:00 total time, 187:00 since overhaul.

 

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

6608

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 May 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft at Winnipeg, Manitoba

 

Ex RAF W2331.  Winter conversion kit installed during assembly.  To No. 4 Training Command on 25 June 1941, for use by No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  Category A crash at 23:05 on 18 July 1941 near Granum Relief Field, near Claresholm.  Anson 6616 landed against a red light, and struck this aircraft which was stationary on the runway.  No injuries reported.  Had 60:06 logged time when struck off.  Scrapped by No. 10 Repair Depot.

 

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

6609

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 May 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft Ltd.

 

Ex RAF W2324.  To No. 3 Training Command on 23 June 1941, assigned first to Comm Flight.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 4 October to 16 December 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 23 March 1944.  To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot, Winnipeg for repairs, 11 May to 11 August 1944.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 1 September 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1945.  Pending disposal from 13 December 1944.  Stored at No. 205 Equipment Holding Unit, where it was noted with 2828:00 total time, 318:35 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

6610

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 April 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft at Winnipeg, Manitoba

 

Ex RAF W2134.  Winter conversion kit installed during assembly.  To No. 2 Training Command on 29 July 1941, for use by No. 7 Air Observers School at Portage la Prairie, Manitoba.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 25 March to 6 June 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 10 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 3619:25 total time, 1667:25 since overhaul.

 

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

6611

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 May 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 10 Repair Depot at Calgary, Alberta

 

Ex RAF W2335.  To No. 4 Training Command on 19 July 1941, for use by No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary.  Category C damage at Chatham aerodrome at 18:30 on 30 December 1941, when Anson 6632 skidded while taxiing and collided with stationary Ansons 6611 and 6682.  Accident reported by No. 10 Air Observer School at Chatham, NB.  To No. 2 Training Command on 24 January 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers for installation of winterization kit, 4 August 1942.  To No. 3 Training Command on 30 September 1942, for use by No. 9 Air Observers School at St. Jean, PQ.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 1 February 1945.  Stored at No. 9 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 2049.60 total time, 1385.05 since overhaul.

 

last date: 6 November 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6612

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 May 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 10 Repair Depot at Calgary, Alberta

 

Ex RAF W2355.  To No. 4 Training Command on 19 July 1941, for use by No. 7 Service Flying Training School at Fort MacLeod, Alberta.  To Eastern Air Command on 19 August 1942, for use by No. 1 General Reconnaissance School at Summerside, PEI.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS for overhaul, 7 January to 28 April 1943.  To Eastern Air Command when completed.  To No. 1 Training Command on 17 July 1943, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario.  Pending disposal from 1 November 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 2442:30 total time, 1095:15 since overhaul.

 

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

6613

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 May 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2318.  Winter conversion kit installed during assembly.  To No. 4 Training Command on 1 July 1941, for use by No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  To Aircraft Repair for overhaul, 12 December 1942 to 20 May 1943.  To No. 3 Training Command when completed, delivered on 31 May 1943.  To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 5 October 1943.  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 783:30 total time, 362:10 since overhaul.

 

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

6614

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 May 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2316.  Winter conversion kit installed during assembly.  To No. 4 Training Command on 1 July 1941, for use by No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  To No. 2 Training Command on 10 February 1942.  To No. 3 Training Command on 14 October 1942, for use by No. 8 Air Observer School at Ancienne Lorette, PQ.  To No. 1 Training Command on 4 September 1943.  Pending disposal from 21 August 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 1977:55 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

6615

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 May 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2315.  Winter conversion kit installed during assembly.  To No. 4 Training Command on 1 July 1941, for use by No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  Damaged on the ground at the Granum relief field at 23:30 on 16 July 1941, when student pilot in this aircraft taxied into stationary Anson 6596, after being "confused by surrounding lights".  To No. 2 Training Command on 10 February 1942.  Assigned to MacDonald Brothers on 22 September 1942, but this was apparently cancelled.  To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot, Winnipeg on 25 November 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul on until 7 June 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 24 July 1943, issued from storage on 22 July 1943 (sic).  To storage again 1 June to 19 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 1967:10 total time, 1294:10 since overhaul.

 

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

6616

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 May 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2317.  Winter conversion kit installed during assembly.  To No. 4 Training Command on 1 July 1941, for use by No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  Category B damage at Granum Relief Field at 23:05 on 18 July 1941.  This aircraft landed despite red light, and struck Anson 6608 which was stopped on the runway.  To No. 10 Repair Depot on 9 September 1941, struck off there.  Airframe stripped to bare fuselage, which was then passed to MacDonald Brothers Aircraft.  After repairs there to Federal Aircraft for Anson II program.

 

last date: 9 December 1942 - Struck off, see comments

6617

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft Ltd.

 

Ex RAF W2439.  To No. 3 Training Command on 1 July 1941, for use by No. 2 Air Navigation School at Pennfield Ridge, NB.  (This School did not officially open  until 21 July 1941.)  To Eastern Air Command with this School on 5 November 1941.  To No. 2 Training Command on 1 June 1942, for use by No. 1 Air Navigation School at Rivers, Manitoba.  To No. 3 Training Command on 13 October 1942.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS for overhaul, 28 September 1943 to 14 March 1944.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 3 November 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 1902:45 total time, 432:45 since overhaul.

 

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

6618

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft Ltd.

 

Ex RAF W2450.  To No. 3 Training Command on 3 July 1941, for use by No. 9 Air Observers School at St. Jean, PQ.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS for overhaul, 12 January 1944.  To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 18 May 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage.  Pending disposal from 28 March 1945.  Stored at No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 2502:25 total time, 6:00 since overhaul.

 

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

6619

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft Ltd.

 

Ex RAF W2458.  To No. 3 Training Command on 3 July 1941, for use by No. 9 Air Observers School at St. Jean, PQ.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 4 October to 19 December 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 11 November 1944, still with No. 2 Training Command.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 206 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite.  Also stored at No. 202 Equipment Holding Unit at Weyburn, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2491:10 total time, 3:25 since overhaul.

 

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

6620

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 May 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2314.  Winter conversion kit installed during assembly.  To No. 4 Training Command on 3 July 1941, for use by No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  To No. 2 Training Command on 29 December 1941.  Assigned to workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot, Winnipeg on 8 January 1942, delivered there on 14 January 1942.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 17 March 1942.  Issued from storage on 9 April 1943.  To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot on 25 November 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command on 27 February 1943.  Delivered to No. 5 Air Observers School at Winnipeg on 4 March 1943.  Pending disposal from 1 August 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 2096:40 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

6621

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 13 May 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft Ltd.

 

Ex RAF W2289.  To No. 1 Training Command on 3 July 1941, for use by No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario.  Allocated to No. 6 Repair Depot on 5 April 1943, for scrapping.  Also reported Category A damage on that date, while with No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario.

 

last date: 29 April 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

6622

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 April 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS

 

Ex RAF W2182.  Winter conversion set installed during assembly.  To No. 3 Training Command on 5 July 1941, for use by No. 2 Air Navigation School at Pennfield Ridge, NB.  To Eastern Air Command with this School on 5 November 1941.  To No. 2 Training Command on 1 June 1942, for use by No. 1 Air Navigation School at Rivers, Manitoba.  To storage 16 November 1942, back to No. 2 Training Command on 21 January 1943.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 3 December 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 3 January 1944.  Pending disposal from 21 September 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 204 Equipment Holding Unit, where it was noted with 693:00 time since last overhaul, total time unknown.

 

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

6623

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 April 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS

 

Ex RAF W2190.  Winter conversion set installed during assembly.  To No. 3 Training Command on 10 July 1941, for use by No. 2 Air Navigation School at Pennfield Ridge, NB.  To Eastern Air Command with this School on 5 November 1941.  To No. 2 Training Command on 6 July 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 28 May to 5 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 2563:25 total time, 875:40 since overhaul.

 

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

6624

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 April 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2283.  Winter conversion kit installed during assembly.  To No. 2 Training Command on 7 June 1941.  To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot on 19 February 1943.

 

last date: 9 April 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce by No. 8 Repair Depot

6625

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft Ltd.

 

Ex RAF W2444.  To No. 3 Training Command on 7 July 1941, for use by No. 2 Air Navigation School at Pennfield Ridge, NB.  (This School did not officially open  until 21 July 1941.)  To Eastern Air Command with this School on 5 November 1941.  To No. 2 Training Command on 6 July 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 7 April to 18 May 1943.  To No. 3 Training Command when completed.  To No. 1 Training Command on 12 August 1943, for use by No. 1 Air Observers School at Malton, Ontario (today Pearson International Airport).  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 2175.70 total time, 1001.15 since overhaul.

 

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

6626

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 May 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2305.  Winter conversion set installed during assembly.  To No. 4 Training Command on 7 July 1941, for use by No. 3 Air Observers School at Regina, Saskatchewan.  To Aircraft Repair for overhaul, 17 February to 17 July 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  Category A crash on 24 March 1944.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot that day.

 

last date: 28 April 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce by No. 6 Repair Depot

6627

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft Ltd.

 

Ex RAF W2459.  To No. 3 Training Command on 7 July 1941, for use by No. 2 Air Navigation School at RCAF Station Pennfield Ridge, NB.  To Eastern Air Command with this School on 5 November 1941.  To No. 2 Training Command on 6 July 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 26 July to 14 September 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 1 November 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 14 February 1945.  Stored at No. 3 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2783:20 total time, 784:35 since overhaul.

 

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

6628

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft Ltd.

 

Ex RAF W2449.  To No. 3 Training Command on 7 July 1941, for use by No. 2 Air Navigation School at RCAF Station Pennfield Ridge, NB.  To Eastern Air Command with this School on 5 November 1941.  To No. 2 Training Command on 5 June 1942, for use by No. 1 air Navigation School at Rivers Camp, Manitoba.  To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg on 23 September 1942.  Scheduled for storage with No. 2 Training Command on 5 October 1942, but this was cancelled.

 

last date: 7 April 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce by No. 8 Repair Depot

6629

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft Ltd.

 

Ex RAF W2445.  To No. 3 Training Command on 7 July 1941, for use by No. 2 Air Navigation School at RCAF Station Pennfield Ridge, NB.  To Eastern Air Command with this School on 5 November 1941.  To No. 2 Training Command on 6 July 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 13 March to 27 April 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 29 May 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 10 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 2476:30 total time, 1348:15 since overhaul.

 

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

6630

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Ex RAF W2446.  To No. 3 Training Command on 8 July 1941, for use by No. 10 Air Observer School at Chatham, NB.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS for overhaul, 31 March to 19 October 1943, had 1679:35 logged time when it arrived.  To storage with No. 1 Training Command when completed.  Issued from storage on 24 November 1943, for use by No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope, Ontario.  To storage on 2 October 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, pending disposal from that date.  Stored by No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 2146:30 total time, 466:55 since overhaul.

 

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

6631

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Ex RAF W2421.  To No. 3 Training Command on 8 July 1941, for use by No. 10 Air Observer School at Chatham, NB.  Category D damage at Chatham on 13 December 1941, when an ambulance collided with this parked aircraft.  Missing out of Chatham on 7 April 1942 on a night navigation exercise.  Later declared Category A.  The aircraft was never located, but body of one of the three crew washed up on the beach near Shediac, NB several months later.  Ownership to Eastern Air Command on 10 September 1942 for write off.

 

last date: 5 April 1943 - Written off

6632

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Ex RAF W2420.  To No. 3 Training Command on 8 July 1941, for use by No. 10 Air Observer School at Chatham, NB.  Category C damage at Chatham at 18:30 on 30 December 1941, when this aircraft skidded and collided with stationary Ansons 6611 and 6682.   To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS on 22 June 1943 for conversion to Mk. IV.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot on 6 January 1944 for additional modifications.  To storage with No. 1 Training command on 9 May 1944, after completion of modifications.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage, pending disposal from that date.  Stored at No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 1943:45 total time, 8:50 since overhaul.  Sold to E. Corran of Toronto, Ontario.

 

last date: 17 January 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6633

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Ex RAF W2437.  To No. 3 Training Command on 8 July 1941, for use by No. 10 Air Observer School at Chatham, NB.  To Canada Car & Foundry for overhaul and conversion to Mk. IV on 31 March 1943, with 1459:55 logged time.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 November 1943.  Pending disposal from 4 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 2145:10 total time, 6845:15 since overhaul.  Later stored by No. 6 Repair Depot at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit.

 

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

6634

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Foundry

 

Ex RAF W2385.  To No. 3 Training Command on 23 July 1941, for use by No. 10 Air Observer School at Chatham, NB.  Category C damage at Chatham aerodrome at 14:15 on 31 December 1941.  Pilot was listed as "T. Wong, a civilian".  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 12 November 1943 to 26 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 2 February 1945.  Stored at No. 3 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2496:05 total time, 602:05 since overhaul.

 

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

6635

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Foundry

 

Ex RAF W2404.  To No. 3 Training Command on 15 July 1941, for use by No. 10 Air Observer School at Chatham, NB.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS for overhaul and conversion to Mk. IV, 31 March 1943, with 1650:30 logged time.  To No. 1 Training Command on 25 October 1943, for use by No. 1 Air Observers School at Malton, Ontario.  Pending disposal from 10 January 1945.  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, where it was noted with 2305:00 total time, 654:30 since overhaul.

 

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

6636

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Foundry

 

Ex RAF W2389.  To No. 3 Training Command on 23 July 1941, for use by No. 10 Air Observer School at Chatham, NB.  To Eastern Air Command on 16 November 1942.  To Canada Car & foundry for crash repairs, 30 November 1942 to 6 March 1943.  To storage with Eastern Air Command when completed.  Issued from storage on 27 March 1943.  to No. 1 Training Command on 3 August 1943.  To storage on 2 October 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, pending disposal from that date.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 2013:05 total time, 889:40 since overhaul.

 

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

6637

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Foundry

 

Ex RAF W2390.  To No. 3 Training Command on 14 July 1941, for use by No. 2 Air Navigation School at Pennfield Ridge, NB.  To Eastern Air Command with this School on 5 November 1941.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 June 1942, for use by No. 1 Air Navigation School at Trenton.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 16 November 1942, issued from storage on 5 April 1943.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 9 April to 22 May 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  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

6638

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Foundry

 

Ex RAF W2391.  To No. 3 Training Command on 23 July 1941, for use by No. 10 Air Observer School at Chatham, NB.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS on 31 March 1943, for "change" of wings and tail plane.  Converted to Mk. IV while there.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 November 1943.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 24 February 1945.  Stored at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was noted with 2085:15 total time, 757:50 since overhaul.

 

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

6639

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 June 1939 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Foundry

 

Ex RAF W2396.  To No. 3 Training Command on 23 July 1941, for use by No. 2 Air Navigation School at Pennfield Ridge, NB.  To Canada Car & Foundry for repairs on 10 September 1941, with 27:05 logged time.  To No. 3 Training Command on 18 September 1941, for use by No. 10 Air Observer School at Chatham, NB.  To Eastern Air Command on 3 November 1942.  Category A crash on 1 March 1943.

 

last date: 22 March 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce by No. 4 Repair Depot

6640

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Ex RAF W2310.  Winter conversion set installed during assembly.  To No. 4 Training Command on 10 July 1941, for use by No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  Category C4 damage at Calgary aerodrome at 12:20 on 16 October 1941, when a truck backed into the tail of this unoccupied aircraft.  To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot in Winnipeg on 5 December 1942.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 17 December 1942, issued from storage on 27 January 1943.  With No. 7 Air Observers School at Portage la Prairie in December 1943.  Pending disposal from 19 August 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 7 Air Observer School at Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, where it was noted with 2084:50 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

6641

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 May 1941 - Taken on strength at Aircraft Repair in Edmonton

 

Ex RAF W2266.  To No. 4 Training Command on 11 July 1941, for use by No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  To No. 2 Training Command on 29 December 1941.  To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot in Winnipeg on 24 October 1942.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 21 December 1942.  Issued from storage on 20 January 1943, for use by No. 7 Air Observer School at Portage la Prairie, Manitoba.  Still with this School in December 1943.  Pending disposal from 2 June 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 201 Holding Unit at Estevan, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2080:00 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

6642

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Ex RAF W2309.  Winter conversion set installed during assembly.  To No. 4 Training Command on 12 July 1941, for use by No. 3 Air Observer School at Regina, Saskatchewan.  To Aircraft Repair for overhaul, 31 December 1942 to 22 June 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Completely destroyed in Category A crash on 5 October 1943.  Ownership to No. 8 Repair Depot for write off on 25 October 1943.

 

last date: 8 November 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

6643

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Ex RAF W2308.  Winter conversion set installed during assembly.  To No. 4 Training Command on 14 July 1941.  No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  Category C5 damage at Claresholm aerodrome at 11:30 on 9 January 1942, when Anson 6589 collided with this aircraft.  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, 22 December 1943 to 8 April 1944.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  With No. 4 Bombing & Gunnery School at Fingal, Ontario.  Damaged in June 1944, details not known.  To No. 6 Repair Depot at Trenton on 20 June 1944, for write off.

 

last date: 25 July 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

6644

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry

 

Ex RAF W2388.  To No. 3 training Command on 15 July 1941, for use by No. 2 Air Navigation School at Pennfield Ridge, NB.  Crashed at 07:00 on 25 August 1941, while searching for missing Anson 6649 (which see), both aircraft from No. 2 Air Navigation School.  Port wing struck a tree in low turn near Liverpool, NS.  Aircraft dove into the ground on its back, caught fire and then bounced 300 feet. It was determined that is was pilot error possibly aggravated by the rising sun.  No survivors.  Ownership to Eastern Air Command on 2 September 1941 for write off.  Note that some crash records refer to the RAF serial number.

 

last date: 1 October 1941 - Written off at No. 4 Repair Depot

6645

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 May 1941 - Taken on strength at Aircraft Repair in Edmonton

 

Ex RAF W2279.  To No. 4 Training Command on 17 July 1941, for use by No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  To No. 2 Training Command on 10 February 1942.  To No. 1 Training Command on 3 December 1942, to workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot at Trenton on same date.  To Central Aircraft for crash repairs, 3 December 1943 to 24 February 1944.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 1 July 1944.  Pending disposal from 16 October 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Status revised to stored reserve on 14 December 1944.  Pending disposal again from 14 February 1945.  Stored at No. 407 Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 1727:40 total time, 163:15 since overhaul.

 

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

6646

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 May 1941 - Taken on strength at Aircraft Repair in Edmonton

 

Ex RAF W2280.  To No. 4 Training Command on 17 July 1941, for use by No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  Category D1 damage on 7 August 1941, when this aircraft struck Anson 6472 while on ground.  Investigation faulted instructor pilot in this aircraft.  Category C 1/2 damage at the Claresholm practice area at 16:45 on 9 August 1941.  This aircraft moved after being parked, and struck a tractor.  Category C14 damage at Claresholm aerodrome at 21:04 on 6 November 1941, when this aircraft collided with Anson 6256.  To MacDonald Brothers 25 September to 2 November 1942, for overhaul.  To No. 4 Training Command when completed, delivered to No. 3 Air Observers School at Pearce, Alberta on 5 November 1942.  Pending disposal from 23 October 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2283:35 total time, 1324:25 since overhaul.

 

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

6647

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry

 

Ex RAF W2343.  Winter conversion set installed during assembly.  To No. 3 Training Command on 16 July 1941, for use by No. 2 Air Navigation School at Pennfield Ridge, NB.  To Eastern Air Command with this School on 5 November 1941.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Moncton, NB for overhaul, 15 April to 13 November 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 1 Bombing & Gunnery School at Jarvis, Ontario.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 20 February 1945.  Stored by No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was noted with 2038:55 total time, 845:50 since overhaul.

 

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

6648

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry

 

Ex RAF W2403.  Winter conversion set installed during assembly.  To No. 3 Training Command on 16 July 1941, for use by No. 2 Air Navigation School at RCAF Station Pennfield Ridge, NB.  To Eastern Air command with this School on 5 November 1941.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS for overhaul, 19 March to 24 May 1943.  To No. 3 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 10 Air Observers School at Chatham, NB.  With No. 7 Air Observers School at Portage la Prairie in February 1944.  To Canada Car & Foundry for overhaul, 6 March 1944.  To workshop reserve at No. 21 Repair Depot on 12 May 1944, for scrapping.  Approval to scrap sent to No. 4 Repair Depot.

 

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

6649

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry

 

Ex RAF W2397.  To No. 3 Training Command on 16 July 1941.  Crashed at 03:30 on 25 August 1941, while with No. 2 Air Navigation School at Pennfield Ridge, NB.  Pilot was apparently lost, crew bailed out near Liverpool, NS, no injuries.  Some records still list RAF serial number.  Ownership to Eastern Air Command for write off on 2 September 1941.

 

last date: 1 October 1941 - Written off


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