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Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

6650

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft Ltd.

 

Ex RAF W2424. To No. 3 Training Command on 16 July 1941, for use by No. 9 Air Observers School at St. Jean, PQ. Collided with Anson 6196 on 5 February 1943, three miles south of Chembly, PQ (which is about 10 miles north of St. Jean). Accident date reported as 20 February 1943 in Griffin, but this does not match RCAF records.

 

last date: 4 April 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

6651

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft Ltd.

 

Ex RAF W2419. Order for transfer to No. 3 Training Command created on 1 July 1941 but later cancelled. Operated by Test & Development Establishment at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario from 2 August 1941. To Ottawa Car for repairs or modifications, 24 September to 18 October 1941. To No. 1 Training Command on 18 October 1941, delivered to No. 16 Service Flying Training School at Hagersville, Ontario. Application to strike off received from No. 6 Repair Depot at Trenton on 19 August 1943, approved on 13 September 1943.

 

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

6652

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft Ltd.

 

Ex RAF W2428. To No. 3 Training Command on 16 July 1941. To Canada Car & Foundry for overall on 13 January 1944. To No. 21 Repair Sub Depot for scrapping on 12 May 1944.

 

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

6653

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft Ltd.

 

Ex RAF W2395. To No. 3 Training Command on 16 July 1941, for use by No. 10 Air Observer School at Chatham, NB. To Canada Car & Foundry for repairs on 6 March 1944, with 127:15 logged time. Pending disposal from 28 April 1944, with Eastern Air Command.

 

last date: 17 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

6654

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft Ltd.

 

Ex RAF W2425. To No. 3 Training Command on 16 July 1941, for use by No. 9 Air Observer School at St Jean, PQ. Inspected on 8 April 1943, noted as nearing expiration, 1880:55 "running time". To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst for overhaul, 22 April to 20 December 1943. to No. 1 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 4 Bombing & Gunnery School at Fingal, Ontario. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945. Pending disposal from 15 February 1945. Stored by No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was noted with 2488:05 total time, 606:35 since overhaul.

 

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

6655

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Ex RAF W2426. To No. 3 Training Command on 16 July 1941, for use by No. 10 Air Observer School at Chatham, NB. Assigned to Canada Car & Foundry for overhaul on 31 March 1943, with 1796:50 logged time, arrived on 2 April 1943. To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 12 October 1943, issued from storage on 25 November 1943. Back 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 2193:15 total time, 396:25 since overhaul.

 

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

6656

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Ex RAF W2433. To No. 3 Training Command on 16 July 1941, for use by No. 10 Air Observer School at Chatham, NB. To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 12 November 1943 to 17 February 1944. To No. 4 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 8 Bombing & Gunnery School at Lethbridge, Alberta. Still with this School when it suffered a Category A crash. Allocated to No. 10 Repair Depot on 19 July 1944, following this crash.

 

last date: 28 September 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

6657

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Ex RAF W2302. Winter conversion kit installed during erection at MacDonald Brothers. To No. 4 Training Command on 17 July 1941, for use by No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta. Category C10 damage at 11:45 on 9 September 1941, 16 miles east of Carstairs, Alberta. Damage to main spar of starboard tail plane and belly formers, probably in a forced landing. To No. 2 Training Command on 24 January 1942. To Eastern Air Command on 17 October 1942, for use by No. 1 General Reconnaissance School at Summerside, PEI. To No. 6 Repair Depot at Trenton on 11 January 1944, for inspection before allotment to a Bombing & Gunnery School. Pending disposal with No. 1 Training Command from 15 June 1944. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal. Noted with 1614:25 total time, never overhauled, while in storage.

 

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

6658

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Ex RAF W2392. Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at Amherst. To No. 3 Training Command on 17 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, 24 August to 5 October 1943. To No. 4 Training Command when completed. To No. 2 Training Command on 25 January 1944, for use by No. 7 Air Observer School at Portage la Prairie, Manitoba. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944. Pending disposal from 15 December 1944. By 27 November 1945 on the books of Material Command, stored at No. 5 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Neepawa, Manitoba. Noted with 2916:45 total time, 996:15 since overhaul, while stored at No. 205 Equipment Holding Unit.

 

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

6659

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Ex RAF W2307. To No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg on 17 July 1941, probably to be equipped as navigation trainer. To No. 2 Training Command for use at No. 1 Air Navigation School at Rivers Camp, Manitoba on 21 July 1941. To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 26 October to 29 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 storage again, 2 June to 16 September 1944. 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. Noted with 2625:30 total time, 550:15 since overhaul, while there.

 

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

6660

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Ex RAF W2312. To No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg on 17 July 1941, probably to be equipped as navigation trainer. To No. 2 Training Command for use at No. 1 Air Navigation School at Rivers Camp, Manitoba on 14 August 1941. To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 25 March to 7 May 1943. To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 29 May 1943. With No. 7 Air Observers School at Portage la Prairie in February 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. Noted with 3560:50 total time, 1698:45 since overhaul, while there.

 

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

6661

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Ex RAF W2304. To No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg on 17 July 1941. To No. 2 Training Command on 26 August 1941. Winter conversion kit installed by 28 January 1942. To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 25 January to 24 March 1944. To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed. Issued from storage on 24 May 1944, for use by No. 5 Air Observers School at Winnipeg. Pending disposal from 26 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 2423:25 total time, 203:20 since overhaul.

 

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

6662

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 April 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2177. To No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg on 17 July 1941. To No. 2 Training Command on 21 August 1941. Winter conversion kit installed by 28 January 1942. To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 24 November 1943 to 21 January 1944. To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 13 April 1944. 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

6663

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I / III

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 April 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2228. To No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg on 17 July 1941. To No. 2 Training Command on 21 August 1941. With No. 6 Air Observers School at St. Albert, Saskatchewan when it suffered a Category B crash at St. Albert aerodrome at 09:16 on 5 March 1942. To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for crash repairs and conversion to Mk. III, 13 March to 6 May 1942. To No. 4 Training Command when completed. Pending disposal from 15 June 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944. still pending disposal. Stored at No. 10 Repair Depot at Calgary, Alberta, where it was noted with 2297:40 total time, 1722:30 since overhaul.

 

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

6664

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 April 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2224. To No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg on 17 July 1941. To No. 2 Training Command on 21 August 1941. To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 3 August to 28 September 1943. To No. 4 Training Command when completed. To No. 2 Training Command on 25 January 1944, for use by No. 7 Air Observer School at Portage la Prairie, Manitoba. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944. Pending disposal from 15 December 1944. Stored at No. 204 Equipment Holding Unit, where it was noted with 2976:55 total time, 1026:55 since overhaul. By 27 November 1945 on the books of Material Command, stored at No. 5 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Neepawa, Manitoba.

 

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

6665

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 June 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2474. To No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg on 17 July 1941. To No. 2 Training Command on 26 August 1941. Winter conversion kit installed by 28 January 1942. To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 1 December 1943 to 24 January 1944. To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 23 May 1944. 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 2584:30 total time, 493:45 since overhaul.

 

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

6666

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 June 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2464. To No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg on 17 July 1941. To No. 2 Training Command on 28 August 1941. To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 14 July to 9 September 1943. To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 22 November 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 2967:15 total time, 1042:45 since overhaul.

 

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

6667

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 June 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2465. To No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg on 17 July 1941. To No. 2 Training Command on 27 August 1941. To No. 3 Training Command on 2 June 1942, for use by Test & Development Establishment at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario. To workshop reserve at No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ on 4 September 1942. Assigned to No. 3 Training Command on 6 October 1942, delivered on 3 November 1942. To No. 1 Training Command, probably on 13 September 1943. Allocated to Central Aircraft for overhaul, 24 February 1944. Ownership to No. 6 Repair Depot on 28 April 1944, pending disposal instructions. Pending disposal with No. 1 Training Command from 25 May 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 1358:05 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

6668

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 June 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2475. To No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg on 17 July 1941, probably to be equipped as navigation trainer. To No. 2 Training Command for use at No. 1 Air Navigation School at Rivers Camp, Manitoba on 26 August 1941. On charge at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 15 April to 30 May 1943. To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed. Delivered from storage on 28 May 1943, but apparently not officially transferred to user unit until 1 June 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 2621:40 total time, 1297:20 since overhaul.

 

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

6669

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 June 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2441. To No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg on 17 July 1941. To No. 2 Training Command on 29 August 1941. To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 13 November 1943 to 4 January 1944. To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 15 January 1944. 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 2665:10 total time, 565:10 since overhaul.

 

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

6670

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 June 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

 

Ex RAF W2242. To No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg on 17 July 1941. To No. 2 Training Command on 26 August 1941. To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 9 July to 7 September 1943. To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 4 November 1943. Back to storage 2 June 1944. Pending disposal from 23 October 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal. Stored at No. 202 Equipment Holding Unit at Estevan, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2516:55 total time, 595:15 since overhaul.

 

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

6671

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Ex RAF W2311. Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers. To No. 4 Training Command on 18 July 1941, for use by No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta. To Aircraft Repair, 19 October 1942 to 11 March 1943. To No. 3 Training Command when completed. To No. 1 Training Command on 23 November 1943, for use by No. 4 Bombing & Gunnery School at Fingal, Ontario. To storage on 3 October 1944. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage, pending disposal from that date. Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 2047:25 total time, 917:55 since overhaul.

 

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

6672

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I / III

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Ex RAF W2447. To No. 1 Training Command on 18 July 1941, for use by No. 16 Service Flying Training School at Hagersville, Ontario. Category B crash at Hagersville aerodrome at 11:30 on 19 December 1941. Both engines failed due to fuel tank mismanagement, aircraft damaged in resulting forced landing. To de Havilland Canada for crash repairs, 23 January 1942, with 141:35 logged time. To No. 1 Training Command on 4 May 1942, as a Mk. III. Damaged in a ground collision at No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario on 14 November 1942. To Central Aircraft for crash repairs, 19 November 1942. Request to scrap from No. 12 aircraft Inspection Detachment dated 28 January 1943, approved 22 March 1943

 

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

6673

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 June 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland of Canada

 

Ex RAF W2440. To No. 3 Training Command on 19 July 1941, for use by No. 10 Air Observers School at Chatham, NB. To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS for overhaul, 26 April 1943. To Canada Car & Foundry at Cartierville, PQ on 17 December 1943, for conversion to Mk. IV. To No. 6 Repair Depot for modifications, 18 April to 9 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 at No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 1944:45 total time, 7:25 since overhaul. Sold to Mr. E. Cowan of Toronto.

 

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

6674

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 June 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 1 Wireless School, St. Hubert, PQ

 

Ex RAF W2460. To No. 3 Training Command on 16 August 1941, for use by an Air Observer School. 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 2 March 1944. Pending disposal from 21 September 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal. Stored at No. 204 Equipment Holding Unit, where it was noted with 2367:15 total time, 495:00 since overhaul.

 

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

6675

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 June 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 1 Wireless School, St. Hubert, PQ

 

Ex RAF W2461. To No. 3 Training Command on 27 August 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 crash repairs, 9 August to 30 September 1942. To No. 3 Training Command when completed, delivered on 15 October 1942. To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 16 October 1943, issued from storage on 23 February 1944. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945. Pending disposal from 15 February 1945. Stored by No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was noted with 2010:40 total time, 1446:40 since overhaul.

 

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

6676

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 June 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 1 Wireless School, St. Hubert, PQ

 

Ex RAF W2470. To No. 3 Training Command on 27 august 1941, for use by No. 10 Air Observer School at Chatham, NB. Category C7 damage at Chatham aerodrome at 15:50 on 17 March 1942. Allocated to Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS for overhaul on 2 February 1944, flown there. Ownership to No. 21 Repair Depot on 12 May 1944 for scrapping.

 

last date: 4 August 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce by No. 4 Repair Depot

6677

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 June 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 1 Wireless School, St. Hubert, PQ

 

Ex RAF W2471.To No. 3 Training Command on 12 September 1941, for use by No. 8 Air Observer School at Ancienne Lorette, PQ. Later with No. 13 Service Flying Training School at St. Hubert, PQ. Category C3 damage at St. Hubert aerodrome at 22:10 on 6 May 1942, in a ground collision with Harvard 3108. To Canada Car & Foundry for overhaul, 10 August 1943 to 17 February 1944. To No. 4 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 2 Bombing & Gunnery School at Mossbank, Saskatchewan. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944. To storage on 15 January 1945. Pending disposal from 24 February 1945, stored by No. 10 Repair Depot. Destroyed by fire, reported by No. 10 Repair Depot on 15 April 1946.

 

last date: 8 October 1946 - Struck off, see comments

6678

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 June 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 1 Wireless School, St. Hubert, PQ

 

Ex RAF W2477. To No. 3 Training Command on 16 August 1941, for use by No. 8 Service Flying Training School at Moncton, NB. 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 Pennfield Ridge, NB. To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 16 December 1943. To Central Aircraft on 4 February 1944. Reallocated to No. 6 Repair Depot on 28 April 1944, pending disposal instructions. Pending disposal with No. 1 Training Command from 25 May 1944. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal. Stored at No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 1022:45 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

6679

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 June 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 1 Wireless School, St. Hubert, PQ

 

Ex RAF W2478. To No. 3 Training Command on 27 August 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 27 May 1942, for use by No. 1 Air Navigation School at Rivers Camp, Manitoba. Delivered there on 30 May 1942. To storage on 16 November 1942, issued from storage on 28 April 1943. To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 29 April to 17 June 1943. To No. 2 Training Command when completed. With No. 7 Air Observers School at Portage la Prairie in December 1943. 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 2593:30 total time, 1632:10 since overhaul.

 

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

6680

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 June 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 1 Wireless School, St. Hubert, PQ

 

Ex RAF W2484. To No. 3 Training Command on 12 September 1941, for use by No. 9 Air Observer School at St. Jean, PQ. Still with this School in fall of 1943, coded "T". To Canada Car & Foundry for overhaul, 13 January to 28 April 1944. To storage with No. 1 Training Command when completed. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage. Pending disposal from 28 March 1945. Stored by No. 6 repair Depot, where it was noted with 1965:20 total time, 4:15 since overhaul.

 

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

6681

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 June 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 1 Wireless School, St. Hubert, PQ

 

Ex RAF W2485. To No. 3 Training Command on 12 September 1941, for use by No. 9 Air Observer School at St. Jean, PQ. To Canada Car & Foundry at Montreal for overhaul, 13 January 1944. To workshop reserve at No. 21 Repair Depot on 12 May 1944. Approval to scrap sent to No. 4 Repair Depot on 4 August 1944.

 

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

6682

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 June 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 1 Wireless School, St. Hubert, PQ

 

Ex RAF W2489. To No. 3 Training Command on 12 September 1941, for use by No. 10 Air Observer School at Chatham, NB. Category C damage at the Chatham aerodrome at 18:30 on 30 December 1941, when Anson 6632 skidded while taxing and collided with this aircraft and Anson 6611. Allocated to Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS for mainplane and tail plane modifications. To No. 1 Training Command on 20 June 1943. To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 29 January to 8 April 1944. To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 20 June 1944. Pending disposal from 26 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 1872:35 total time, 98:55 since overhaul.

 

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

6683

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 June 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 1 Wireless School, St. Hubert, PQ

 

Ex RAF W2496. To No. 3 Training Command on 24 September 1941, for use by No. 10 Air Observer School at Chatham, NB. Allocated to Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS for modifications on 12 November 1943. To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 24 March 1944. Issued from storage on 18 April 1944, for use by No. 6 Bombing & Gunnery School at Mountain View, Ontario. To storage on 21 July 1944. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage. Pending disposal from 16 March 1945. Stored by No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was noted with 2073:20 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

6684

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 June 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 1 Wireless School, St. Hubert, PQ

 

Ex RAF W2503. To No. 3 Training Command on 27 August 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 MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, to 10 March 1943. To No. 1 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope, Ontario. Delivered there on 23 March 1943. Later with No. 4 Air Observer School at Crumlin (now part of London), Ontario. Airframe retained at No. 6 Repair Depot from 10 May 1944, pending disposal instructions.

 

last date: 8 June 1944 - Struck off, scrapped by No. 6 Repair Depot

6685

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 June 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 1 Wireless School, St. Hubert, PQ

 

Ex RAF W2504. To No. 3 Training Command on 16 August 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 No. 2 Training Command on 27 June 1942, for use by No. 1 Air Navigation School at Rivers Camp, Manitoba. To MacDonald Brothers on 17 September 1943, for overhaul and installation of winterization kit. To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 24 October 1943. Issued from storage on 8 November 1943, for use by No. 7 Bombing & Gunnery School at Paulson, Manitoba. 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 1920:00 total time, 502:05 since overhaul.

 

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

6686

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 June 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland of Canada, Toronto

 

Ex RAF W2467. To No. 3 Training Command on 21 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 27 May 1942, for use by No. 1 Air Navigation School at Rivers Camp, Manitoba. Delivered there on 30 May 1943. To workshop reserve at no. 8 Repair Depot, Winnipeg on 1 August 1942.

 

last date: 7 April 1943 - Struck off, scrapped by No. 8 Repair Depot

6687

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 June 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland of Canada, Toronto

 

Ex RAF W2452. To No. 3 Training Command for use by No. 2 Air Navigation School at Pennfield Ridge, NB on 21 July 1941. To Eastern Air Command with this School on 5 November 1941. To No. 2 Training Command for use by No. 1 Air Navigation School at Rivers Camp, Manitoba on 5 June 1942. Damaged in a storm on 29 July 1942, no further details. To MacDonald Brothers in Winnipeg for repairs 5 August 1942. To Eastern Air Command on 29 September 1942, for use by No. 1 General Reconnaissance School at Summerside, PEI. To No. 1 Training Command on 11 February 1944, for use by No. 1 Bombing & Gunnery School. To storage on 23 June 1944. Pending disposal from 28 July 1944. To No. 1 Air Command on 22 January 1945, still pending disposal. Stored at Brantford, with 1037:00 total time reported, never overhauled.

 

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

6688

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 June 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland of Canada, Toronto

 

Ex RAF W2462. To No. 3 Training Command on 21 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 27 May 1942, for use by No. 1 Air Navigation School at Rivers Camp, Manitoba. To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 20 November 1942 to 4 March 1943. To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 14 April 1943. Back to storage on 4 August 1944. Pending disposal from 23 October 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal. Stored at No. 202 Equipment Holding Unit at Weyburn, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 1744:55 total time, 1257:30 since overhaul.

 

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

6689

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft Ltd.

 

Ex RAF W2416. To No. 3 Training Command on 23 July 1941, for use by No. 2 Air Navigation School at RCAF Station Pennfield Ridge, NB. To Canada Car & Foundry for crash repairs on 11 September 1941, with 38:10 logged time. To No. 3 Training Command on 19 September 1941, for use by No. 10 Air Observer School at Chatham, NB. Category A crash near Bathurst, NB on 8 May 1943. To No. 4 Repair Depot on 17 May 1943. Disposal approval sent to No. 4 Repair Depot on 8 October 1943.

 

last date: 8 October 1943 - Written off

6690

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft Ltd.

 

Ex RAF W2412. To No. 3 Training Command on 23 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 workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot on 27 June 1942. To No. 2 Training Command on 6 July 1942.

 

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

6691

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 June 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland of Canada, Toronto

 

Ex RAF W2466. To No. 3 Training Command on 24 July 1941, for use by No. 9 Air Observers School at St. Jean, PQ.

 

last date: 4 April 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce by No. 9 Repair Depot

6692

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Ex RAF W2438. To No. 3 Training Command on 24 July 1941, for use by No. 9 Air Observer School at St. Jean, PQ. Still with this School in fall of 1943, coded "J". To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 24 November 1943 to 22 February 1944. To No. 2 Training Command when completed. 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 3191:40 total time, 733:35 since overhaul.

 

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

6693

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 June 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 10 Repair Depot, Calgary

 

Ex RAF W2487. To No. 4 Training Command on 26 July 1941, for use by No. 7 Service Flying Training School at Fort MacLeod, Alberta. To Aircraft Repair for overhaul, 10 August to 19 October 1942. To Western Air Command when completed, delivered on 1 November 1942. Used by No. 32 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC. To workshop reserve at No. 3 Repair Depot on 20 April 1944 (sic).

 

last date: 11 April 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce by No. 3 Repair Depot

6694

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I / III / I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 June 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 10 Repair Depot, Calgary

 

Ex RAF W2469. To No. 4 Training Command on 26 June 1941, for use by No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta. To No. 2 Training Command on 29 December 1941. To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for conversion to Mk. III, 14 January to 17 February 1942. To No. 4 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 7 Service Flying Training School at Fort MacLeod, Alberta. To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot on 25 May 1943. To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft on 3 September 1943 for overhaul, wing change, and conversion back to Mk. I. To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 2 November 1943. Issued from storage on 8 February 1944, for use by No. 5 Bombing & Gunnery School at Dafoe, Saskatchewan. Pending disposal from 23 October 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 1807:25 total time, 452:45 since overhaul.

 

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

6695

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 June 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 10 Repair Depot, Calgary

 

Ex RAF W2490. To No. 4 Training Command on 26 July 1941, for use by No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta. To No. 2 Training Command on 24 January 1942. To No. 3 Training Command on 17 October 1942. to No. 1 Training Command on 13 September 1943. To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario on 6 March 1944. Ownership to No. 6 Repair Depot on same date, pending disposal instructions. To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot on 28 April 1944. Pending disposal from 25 May 1944. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal. Stored at Trenton, where it was noted with 1881:55 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

6696

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 June 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 10 Repair Depot, Calgary

 

Ex RAF W2457. To No. 4 Training Command on 26 July 1941, for use by No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta. Category B damage at Calgary aerodrome at 18:35 on 9 October 1941. To No. 10 Repair Depot at Calgary for repairs on 13 October 1941, with 240:15 logged time. To No. 4 Training Command on 20 November 1941, for use by No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta. To Aircraft Repair for overhaul, 10 December 1942 to 25 March 1943. To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed. Assigned to No. 1 Training Command on 6 May 1943, delivered on 19 May 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 2073:55 total time, 1107:25 since overhaul.

 

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

6697

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 June 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 10 Repair Depot, Calgary

 

Ex RAF W2480. To No. 4 Training Command on 26 July 1941, for use by No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta. To No. 2 Training Command on 24 January 1942. To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot on 8 February 1943. Re-allocated to MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for further repairs on 8 April 1943. To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 27 May 1943. Delivered to user unit on 28 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 1942:10 total time, 1327:45 since overhaul.

 

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

6698

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 June 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 10 Repair Depot, Calgary

 

Ex RAF W2468. To No. 4 Training Command on 26 July 1941, for use by No. 7 Service Flying Training School at Fort MacLeod, Alberta. To Aircraft Repair in Edmonton for overhaul, 10 December 1942 to 19 April 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 Observer School at London, Ontario. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945. Pending disposal from 20 February 1945. Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was noted with 1833:30 total time, 871:30 since overhaul.

 

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

6699

Avro

built in UK

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Ex RAF W2300. Winter conversion kit installed during assembly. To No. 4 Training Command on 26 July 1941, for use by No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta. To Aircraft Repair in Edmonton for crash repairs, 20 July to 7 October 1942. To No. 1 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 1 Air Observer School at Malton, Ontario. Pending disposal from 25 October 1944. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal. Stored at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 2304:10 total time, 1824:45 since overhaul. Later scrapped by burning at Brantford.

 

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


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Created 4 January 2013. Updated 4 January 2013.