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Canadian Military Aircraft
Serial Numbers
RCAF 7600 to 7649
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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

7600

Avro

National Steel Car/Victory Aircraft, Malton

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 March 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Delivered to stored reserve.  Issued from storage on 3 December 1942, delivered on 8 December 1942.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 1 May 1945.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 2079:55 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

7601

Avro

National Steel Car/Victory Aircraft, Malton

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 March 1943 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Delivered to stored reserve.  Issued from storage on 12 July 1943, delivered on 10 July 1943.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 16 March 1945.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 1293:35 total time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 20 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7602

Avro

National Steel Car/Victory Aircraft, Malton

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 March 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Delivered to stored reserve.  Issued from storage on 28 July 1943, delivered on 9 August 1943.  Pending disposal from 18 October 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 1067:35 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

7603

Avro

National Steel Car/Victory Aircraft, Malton

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 March 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Delivered to stored reserve.  To No. 4 Training Command on 1 September 1942.  Category B crash on 25 September 1944, while with No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  To No. 10 Repair Depot on 25 September 1944.  Written off at No. 10 Repair Depot, retained in whole state.

 

last date: 28 November 1944 - Written off

7604

Avro

National Steel Car/Victory Aircraft, Malton

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 March 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Delivered to stored reserve.  To No. 4 Training Command on 1 September 1942.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Category B crash on 10 December 1944, while with No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  Later revised to Category A damage.  To No. 10 Repair Depot on 18 January 1945.  Written off at No. 10 Repair Depot, retained in whole state.

 

last date: 22 February 1945 - Written off

7605

Avro

National Steel Car/Victory Aircraft, Malton

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 March 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Delivered to stored reserve.  Issued from storage on 10 July 1942.  Pending disposal from 17 November 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 2146:30 total time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 9 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7606

Avro

National Steel Car/Victory Aircraft, Malton

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 March 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Delivered to stored reserve.  Issued from storage on 16 June 1942, for use by No. 6 Service Flying Training School at Dunnville, Ontario.  To Central Aircraft for crash repairs on 3 November 1943.  To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 16 March 1944, issued from storage on 1 April 1944.  To workshop reserve at No. 9 Service Flying Training School at Centralia, Ontario from 5 October to 6 November 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 1 May 1945.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 1964:15 total time, 891:00 since overhaul.

 

last date: 23 May 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7607

Avro

National Steel Car/Victory Aircraft, Malton

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 March 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Delivered to stored reserve.  Issued from storage on 16 June 1942, for use by No. 6 Service Flying Training School at Dunnville, Ontario.  Category C10 damage on 20 September 1944, while with No. 9 Service Flying Training School at Centralia, Ontario.  To storage on 25 November 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 1781:05 logged time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 27 June 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7608

Avro

National Steel Car/Victory Aircraft, Malton

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 March 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Delivered to stored reserve.  Issued from storage on 2 November 1942, for use by No. 1 Flying Instructor School at RCAF Station Trenton.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot on 10 March 1944, following a Category B crash.  Classified as Instructional Airframe A400 on 2 May 1944.  To No. 1 Training Command on this date, for use by No. 16 Service Flying Training School at Hagersville, Ontario.  Pending disposal from 4 October 1945.  Stored by No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario.

 

last date: 3 July 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7609

Avro

National Steel Car/Victory Aircraft, Malton

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 April 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Delivered to stored reserve.  To No. 4 Training Command on 2 August 1943, still in storage.  Issued from storage on 5 August 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  To storage on 20 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 23 July 1945.  Stored at No. 101 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite at Fort McLeod, Alberta, where it was noted with 550:35 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

7610

Avro

National Steel Car/Victory Aircraft, Malton

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 April 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Delivered to stored reserve.  To No. 4 Training Command on 23 November 1942, for use by No. 8 Bombing & Gunnery School at Lethbridge, Alberta.  Delivered there on 30 November 1942.  Assigned to storage on 4 March 1943, delivered on 11 March 1943.  Issued from storage on 8 May 1943, for use by No. 7 Service Flying Training School at Fort McLeod, Alberta.  To storage on 16 October 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage.  Pending disposal from 8 June 1945.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at No. 101 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite at Fort McLeod, where it was noted with 1198:50 total time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 15 January 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7611

Avro

National Steel Car/Victory Aircraft, Malton

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 April 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Delivered to stored reserve.  Issued from storage on 16 June 1942, for use by No. 14 Service Flying Training School at Aylmer, Ontario.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 25 April 1945.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 2077:00 total time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 27 July 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7612

Avro

National Steel Car/Victory Aircraft, Malton

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 April 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Delivered to stored reserve.  Issued from storage on 16 October 1942.  Pending disposal from 8 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 2106:05 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

7613

Avro

National Steel Car/Victory Aircraft, Malton

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 April 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Delivered to stored reserve.  Issued from storage on 21 September 1942, for use by No. 1 Bombing & Gunnery School at Jarvis, Ontario.  To storage on 5 May 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage.  Pending disposal from 15 May 1945.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot, noted with 1092:25 logged time, never overhauled, while in storage.

 

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

7614

Avro

National Steel Car/Victory Aircraft, Malton

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 Aril 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Delivered to stored reserve.  Issued from storage on 16 June 1942, for use by No. 14 Service Flying Training School at Aylmer, Ontario.  To storage, 3 December 1944 to 1 January 1945.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 1 May 1945.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 1652:45 total time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 20 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7615

Avro

National Steel Car/Victory Aircraft, Malton

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 April 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Equipped with dual control brakes.  Delivered to stored reserve.  Issued from storage on 4 May 1942.  To No. 6 Repair Depot for scrapping on 9 December 1943, following a fire the previous day.

 

last date: 11 January 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

7616

Avro

National Steel Car/Victory Aircraft, Malton

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 April 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Delivered to stored reserve.  Issued from storage on 27 November 1942.  Pending disposal from 19 December 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 1215:25 total time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 9 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7617

Avro

National Steel Car/Victory Aircraft, Malton

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 April 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Delivered to stored reserve.  Issued from storage on 16 October 1942.  To Central Aircraft for overhaul, 28 March to 6 July 1944.  To storage with No. 3 Training Command when completed.  Issued from storage on 28 November 1944, for use by  No. 9 Bombing & Gunnery School at Mont Joli, PQ.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Category C damage on 14 February 1945, while with 9 B&GS.  To storage on 7 April 1945.  Pending disposal from 12 November 1945.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 1883:20 total time, 87:20 since overhaul.

 

last date: 27 June 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7618

Avro

National Steel Car/Victory Aircraft, Malton

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 April 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Delivered to stored reserve.  Issued from storage on 27 November 1942.  To storage on 11 October 194.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage.  Pending disposal from 29 May 1945.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 1049:20 logged time, never overhauled.

 

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

7619

Avro

National Steel Car/Victory Aircraft, Malton

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 April 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Delivered to stored reserve.  Issued from storage on 21 September 1942, for use by No. 1 Bombing & Gunnery School at Jarvis, Ontario.  Category A crash on 6 April 1944.  To No. 6 Repair Depot on that date, in a whole state, pending disposal instructions.

 

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

7620

Avro

National Steel Car/Victory Aircraft, Malton

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 April 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Delivered to stored reserve.  Issued from storage on 16 June 1942, for use by No. 14 Service Flying Training School at Aylmer, Ontario.  To storage on 5 September 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage.  Pending disposal from 15 May 1945.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot, noted with 1455:05 total time, never overhauled, while in storage.

 

last date: 6 May 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7621

Avro

National Steel Car/Victory Aircraft, Malton

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 April 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Delivered to stored reserve.  Issued from storage on 21 September 1942, for use by No. 1 Bombing & Gunnery School at Jarvis, Ontario.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario, 16 October 1942 to 8 February 1943.  To No. 3 Training Command when completed.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS for crash repairs, 8 April 1943 to 2 March 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 15 May 1945.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot, noted with 37:30 logged time while in storage.

 

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

7622

Avro

National Steel Car/Victory Aircraft, Malton

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 April 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Delivered to stored reserve.  Issued from storage on 4 May 1942.  To Central Aircraft, 24 August to 23 November 1942.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  To No. 3 Training Command on 18 February 1944, for use by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  To storage on 18 April 1945.  Pending disposal from 12 July 1945.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 1044:45 logged time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 27 June 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7623

de Havilland

 

Dragonfly

 

 

 

D.H.90

7543

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 July 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Built in 1937, imported to Canada in summer of 1937.  Ex civil register, CF-BFF.  Acquired from de Havilland Canada.  Had been operated on lease by Consolidated Mining and Smelting, and Canadian Airways.  Category C damage at Toronto on 4 May 1942.  Returned to civil register in December 1942, to Quebec Airways, but not struck off until 26 January 1943.  Later purchased by de Havilland Canada in 1945, sold to L.A. Seguin of Rouyn PQ on 16 February 1946, then to Gold Belt Air Services of Rouyn on 16 July 1948.  Sunk through ice after landing on Ottawa River on 20 December 1949, not repaired.

 

last date: 26 January 1943 - Struck off

7624

de Havilland

 

Dragonfly

 

 

 

D.H.90

7557

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 August 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Built in 19840, imported as de Havilland Canada demonstrator and registered as CF-BXV.  Operated by No. 4 Training Command in western Canada.  Back to civil register as CF-BXV, registered to Johannesson Flying Service of Winnipeg on 22 February 1945.  Ground looped on landing at Winnipeg on 3 April 1945, port main gear collapsed, apparently not repaired.

 

last date: 8 January 1945 - Struck off

7625

de Havilland

 

Dragonfly

 

 

 

D.H.90

7558

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 August 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Previous civil registration (if any) unknown.  1940 production date, may have gone direct to RCAF.  Operated by No. 4 Training Command in western Canada.  Category B damage on 6 May 1942 at Claresholm, Alberta.

 

last date: 8 March 1943 - Struck off

7626

de Havilland

 

Dragonfly

 

 

 

D.H.90

7530

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 July 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Imported in 1937.  Operated prewar by RCMP as CF-MPA, first registered to them on 1 May 1937.  Operated by No. 3 Training Command in eastern Canada.

 

last date: 28 January 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares

7627

de Havilland

 

Dragonfly

 

 

 

D.H.90

7531

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 July 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Originally imported to Canada as CF-BZA.  Operated by RCMP as CF-MPB, first registered to them on 29 May 1937.  Category C damage on 19 June 1942 at Oshawa, Ontario.  Back to civil register as CF-BZA, registered to T.P. Fox of Verdun, PQ on 1 June 1945.  To Associated Airways if Edmonton, Alberta on 1 November 1945.  Dismantled 8 October 1949.

 

last date: 19 June 1944 - Struck off

7628

de Havilland

 

Dragonfly

 

 

 

D.H.90

7522

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 July 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Built in 1936.  Registered as CF-BBD to de Havilland Canada on 24 October 1936.  To Royal Canadian Mounted Police on 15 July 1937, as CF-MPC.  To civil register as CF-BXU on 30 May 1945, registered to Johannesson Flying Service of Winnipeg.  Damaged beyond repair in a forced landing at Thorhild, Alberta on 23 December 1945.  Port engine had failed, attempted to land on very rough field.

 

last date: 12 June 1941 - Struck off

7629

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

 

 

 

18D

175

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 February 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 3 Training Command

 

Purchased second hand from Charles H. Babb & Co. of New York, possibly using Lend Lease funding.  Had been NC18571,registered to Sucesion J. Serralles of Puerto Rico in May 1938.  First assigned to No. 3 Training Command Communications and Ferry Flight.  To No. 9 Repair Depot on 12 August 1943, following a Category B crash at Arnprior, Ontario.  Scrapped there.

 

last date: 29 February 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

7630

 

 

 

 

 

 

No record that this serial number was assigned.

7631

Lockheed

 

10

 

Electra

 

Model L-10

1013

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Built as a Model 10A.  Purchased second hand in the US, had been NC14261, operated by Northwest Airlines from February 1935.  Civil registration CF-BRD may have been assigned for ferry flight to Canada.  Converted to 10B standard by 21 July 1943, Wright  engines replaced with Pratt & Whitney Wasps.  To Canadian civil register as CF-BYU after being sold, registered to Maritime Central Airways of PEI on 24 August 1945.  To Trans Gaspesian Air Lines of Gaspe, PQ in November 1956.  To Air Gaspe in 1962.  This registration re-assigned by 1970.

 

last date: 2 March 1945 - Struck off, sold

7632

Lockheed

 

10

 

Electra

 

Model L-10

1010

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Built as a Model 10A.  Purchased second hand in the US, had been registered as NC14263 to Northwest Airlines.  Civil registration CF-BRD or CF-BRC may have been used to import the aircraft to Canada.  To civil register as CF-BRE after being sold.  Sold to R. Kashower of New York.  Subsequent registrations include NC65179, N65179, N156S, N229M, HR-LAB and N22911.  Reported destroyed in 1974.

 

last date: 5 April 1946 - Struck off, sold

7633

Lockheed

 

10

 

Electra

 

Model L-10

1003

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Purchased second hand in the US.  Had been registered as NC14244 to Northwest Airlines.  Civil registration CF-BRB may have been used to import the aircraft.  With No. 13 (OT) Squadron, RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, May 1941 to June 1942.  Category B damage on 14 December 1944 at Edmonton, Alberta.

 

last date: 27 February 1945 - Struck off

7634

Lockheed

 

10

 

Electra

 

Model L-10

1040

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Purchased second hand in the US, had been registered as NC14962 to Eastern Airlines.  Probably purchased from Chicago & Southern Airlines.  Civil registration CF-BQW used to import the aircraft.  With No. 13 (OT) Squadron, RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, May 1941 to June 1942.  To civil register as CF-BXQ, registered to Maritime Central Airways of PEI on 6 March 1945.  Re-engined with Pratt & Whitney Wasps in 1954.  To Matane Air Services of Matane, PQ on 1 June 1956.  Exported to US on 30 July 1963.  Subsequent registrations included N8723R and N228M.  Registered as N239PB to Old Turkey Inc. of West Palm Beach, Florida on 25 October 1977, this registration cancelled on 18 December 1981.

 

last date: 25 October 1944 - Struck off, sold

7635

Boeing

 

247

247D

 

 

 

1946

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

First RCAF Boeing 247, second 247D built.  Ordered by Lufthansa, but became stuck in diplomatic issues and was stored at the Boeing factory for most of 1934 and 1935.  Operated as executive transport by Phillips Petroleum from September 1935.  Purchased second hand, was NC2666.  Temporary registration CF-BRM used for ferry flight to Canada, registered to Canadian Department of Munitions and Supplies .  Used by No. 121 Composite Squadron, Dartmouth,  January 1942 to May 1942.  To Canadian Pacific Airlines, as CF-BVZ, registered to them from 16 May 1942 to 1945.  Had 4,868:00 logged time when sold in 1945 to Zimmerly Air Lines, registered as NC41819.  To Empire Airlines on 28 September 1946.  To Vest Aircraft of Denver, Colorado on 10 March 1948.

 

last date: 2 December 1942 - Struck off, sold to Canadian Pacific Airlines

7636

Boeing

 

247

247D

 

 

 

1728

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Purchased second hand, was NC13346 with United Airlines in 1934 to 1937, then with Pennsylvania-Central Airlines.  Temporary registration CF-BQU used for ferry flight to Canada.  Used by No. 121 Composite Squadron, Dartmouth, January 1942 to May 1942.  Sold to Canadian Pacific Airlines, registered as CF-BQU.  Reported scrapped shortly after war

 

last date: 2 December 1942 - Struck off, sold to Canadian Pacific Airlines

7637

Boeing

 

247

247D

 

 

 

1725

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Purchased second hand, was NC13343 with Penn-Central Airlines and with United Airlines.  Temporary registration CF-BQT used for ferry flight to Canada.  Used by No. 121 Composite Squadron, Dartmouth.  Loaned to Yukon Southern Air Transport of Edmonton from 16 February 1942, registered as CF-BVV.  To Canadian Pacific Airlines with this airline, registered as CF-BVV to CPA on 1 October 1943.  Sold to Charles Babb & Co. in March 1945.  Later to US civil register as NC41813, operated by Empire Airlines.  Crashed in 1952, while being operated by Lineas Aereas del Pacifico.

 

last date: 2 December 1942 - Struck off, sold to Canadian Pacific Airlines

7638

Boeing

 

247

247D

 

 

 

1699

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Purchased second hand, was NC13318 with National Air Transport, United Airlines and Western Air Express.  Civil registration CF-BQS used for import to Canada, this registration re-used post war for Tiger Moth ex RCAF 3943.  (also reported as temporary registration of CF-BQG?)  Used by No. 121 Composite Squadron, Dartmouth.  Loaned to Quebec Airways, 1 June 1942 until sold.  Had 5890:00 logged time when struck off.  To Canadian Pacific Airlines as CF-BVX.  Sold in to the US in 1945, registered NC41809, used as executive transport and as crop duster.  Back to Canadian registration as CF-JRQ in 1959, received major wing spar rebuild at this time.  Used as an executive transport by California-Standard Oil (later Chevron-Standard Oil) of Calgary.  Donated to National Aviation Museum at Rockcliffe on 11 February 1967, still there in 2014 in Chevron-Standard markings.

 

last date: 2 December 1942 - Struck off, sold to Canadian Pacific Airlines

7639

Boeing

 

247

247D

 

 

 

1732

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 June 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Built as a Model 247, converted to Model 247D before being purchased by RCAF.  Purchased second hand, was NC13350 with United Airlines.  Temporary registration CF-BQV used for ferry flight to Canada.  Used by No. 121 Composite Squadron, Dartmouth.  Loaned to Yukon Southern Air Transport on 5 January 1942, registered as CF-NVT.  To Canadian Pacific Airlines with this Airline, registered as CF-BVT with CPA on 1 October 1943. To US civil register in April 1945 as NC41812, sold to E.B. Southard of New York City.

 

last date: 2 December 1942 - Struck off, sold to Canadian Pacific Airlines

7640

Lockheed

 

12

 

Electra Junior

 

Model L-12A

1245

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 June 1940 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Purchased second hand in the US, through the Charles H. Babb Company, had been registered as NC18957.  Purchase price was $46,000.  Temporary registration CF-BQZ used for importation.  Total time on 25 September 1944 reported as 1764:00.  Pending disposal from 3 January 1945, still with No. 1 Training Command.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 1839:15 total time, never overhauled.  Sold into the US, registered as NC33174 and later N33174.  Re-imported to Canada by Shell Oil as CF-FUS, then back to US as N3486.  Crashed on 15 September 1975.

 

last date: 12 March 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7641

Lockheed

 

12

 

Electra Junior

 

Model L-12A

1241

 

 

 

 

first date: 22 June 1944 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Purchased second hand in the US, through the Charles Babb company, had been registered as NC18947.  Purchase price was $42,500.  Temporary registration CF-BRA used for importation.  Reported on 25 September 1944 with 1828:15 logged time.  Pending disposal from 3 January 1945, still with No. 1 Training Command.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 1832:00 logged time, 387:55 since overhaul.  To civil register as CF-BZN, registered to McInnes Products of Edmonton in April 1945.  Exported to US shortly after, registered first as NC18947 and later N18947, operated by Gulf Oil as an executive transport.  Re-imported, registered as CF-HRN.  Destroyed in a hanger fire at Calgary on 6 December 19564.

 

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

7642

Lockheed

 

212

 

Electra Junior

 

Model L-212

212-13

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 June 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Originally built as a Model 12 Electra Junior for Western Air Express, registered as NC18955.  Converted by Lockheed into a Model 212 in 1938, used as company demonstrator with registration NX18995, and a gun turret.  Converted back to Model 12 transport configuration with registration NC18995 before sale to RCAF, but identified as a Model 212 in RCAF records.  Purchased second hand through Charles Babb.  Temporary registration CF-BQX used for importation.  Operated by No. 12 (Comm) Squadron, RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario.  Visited No. 6 Service Flying Training School, Dunnville, Ontario, for wings parades on several occasions. To civil register post war, as N60755 and later N16020 (possibly).  Crashed and burned at Fort Irwin, California on 16 December 1961.  (Note: there is some confusion about the actual identity of N16020, could be another aircraft?)

 

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

7643

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

 

 

 

18D

221

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 June 1940 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Purchased second hand in the US, via Charles H. Babb Co., on contract CAN-21.  Formerly NC20775, registered to E.W. Wiggins Airways.  Purchase price was $42,000.  Temporary registration CF-BQY used for ferry flight to Canada.  To No. 3 Training Command on 4 September 1941, for use by their Comm Flight.  Still operated by No. 3 Training Command Comm Flight when it crashed at St. Hubert, PQ at 20:40 on 5 August 1942.  Originally classified as Category C14 damage, but revised to Category B on 12 August 1942.  To Noorduyn Aviation for repairs on 15 August 1942.  Back to No. 3 Training Command on 2 April 1943.  Pending disposal from 21 June 1944.  Stored at No. 9 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 1257:20 total time, never overhauled.  Sold back to Charles Babb Co.  To Costa Rican registration as TI-65 in September 1944, operated by Transportes Aereos Centro-Americanos (TACA).

 

last date: 11 September 1944 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7644

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

 

 

 

18B

171

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 August 1940 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Manufactured in 1937.  Purchased second hand in the US, via Charles H. Babb Co., on contract CAN-33.  Formerly NC18567, owners included Shobe Airlines and E.W. Wiggins Airways.  Had been damaged in a gear up landing on 21 March 1938.  Purchase price was $33,000.  Temporary registration CF-BRU used for ferry flight to Canada.  To No. 3 Training Command on 31 December 1940.  To Noorduyn Aviation on 13 February 1941, noted with 742:00 logged time on that date.  Back To No. 3 Training Command on 23 September 1941, for use by their Comm Flight.  Back to Noorduyn on 17 December 1941.  To No. 9 Repair Depot on 13 June 1942.  Approval to write off was issued to No. 9 Repair Depot on 29 June 1942, but later cancelled.  Intent had been to issue parts of the airframe to an Air Cadet Squadron.  Sold to Aero Industries of Toronto on 5 November 1942, for $510.00.  Later registered as TI-62, operated by TACA, and AN-ABU.

 

last date: 16 November 1942 - Struck off, having been sold

7645

Lockheed

 

12

 

Electra Junior

 

Model L-12A

1207

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 August 1940 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

Purchased second hand in the US, through the Charles Babb Company.  Had been registered as NC58Y, was used in the 1938 movie "Sky Giant".  Purchase price was $38,500.  Temporary registration CF-BRN used for delivery.  Taken on strength at No. 2 Air Observer School at Edmonton, Alberta.  To workshop reserve at No. 2 AOS on 2 July 1941.  To Aircraft Repair, 26 November 1941 to 24 February 1942.  To No. 4 Training Command when completed, for use by their Comm Flight.  To No. 2 Training Command on 13 April 1942, for use by their Comm Flight.  To Trans Canada Airlines at Winnipeg on 15 April 1943, back to No. 2 Training Command on 17 April 1943.  On indefinite loan to Trans Canada Airlines from 8 June 1944, ownership remained with No. 15 Aircraft Inspection Detachment.  Noted on 22 September 1944 with 2686:00 logged time, 519:00 since overhaul.  Sold to Charles Babb & Co.  Later registrations included PP-AVF and XH-TEK (although this last registration is also reported as c/n 1202?).

 

last date: 5 October 1944 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7646

Lockheed

 

12

 

Electra Junior

 

Model L-12A

1209

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 August 1940 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

Purchased second hand in the US, through the Charles Babb Company.  Had been registered as NC17309, operated by Santa Maria Airlines of California from 1936.  Purchase price was $46,500.  Temporary registration CF-BRW used for delivery.  Taken on strength at No. 2 Air Observer School at Edmonton, Alberta.  To No. 1 Training Command on 16 November 1940.  Assigned to Trans Canada Airlines at Malton on 26 February 1941.  Category C7 damage at Malton airport on 28 February 1941.  Category C damage at Island Airport, Toronto on 18 March 1941.  Back to No. 1 Training Command at Trenton on 26 March 1941.  To No. 12 (Comm) Squadron at Rockcliffe on 23 September 1941.  To No. 3 Training Command with this Squadron on 1 November 1941.  To Trans Canada Airlines for crash repairs, 19 May 1942 to 22 February 1943, to No. 3 Training Command when completed.  Still with No. 12 (Comm) Squadron, RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario, in 1943.  To Trans Canada Airlines for radio installation, 29 September to 2 November 1943.  To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot, 11 to 12 November 1943.  Back to No. 3 Training Command when completed.  Noted on 29 September 1944 with 1598:30 logged time, 316:15 since overhaul.  Pending disposal from 13 October 1944.  Stored at No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ, where it was noted with 1599:35 total time.  Transferred to Department of Transport after being struck off, registered as CF-DTP.  Last Canadian Certificate of Airworthiness expired in 1961.  Reported scrapped in mid 1960s.

 

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

7647

Lockheed

 

12

 

Electra Junior

 

Model L-12A

1223

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 August 1940 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

Purchased second hand in the US, through the Charles Babb Company.  Had been registered as NC18126.  Purchase price was $33,500.  Temporary registration CF-BIP (or CF-BRP?) used for delivery.  Taken on strength at No. 2 Air Observer School at Edmonton, Alberta.  To Trans Canada Airlines at Winnipeg for overhaul on 7 December 1940, noted with 407:00 logged time on that date.  To No. 2 Training Command at Winnipeg on 18 January 1941.  To Western Air Command on 2 May 1941, for use by No. 13 (OT) Squadron at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC.  Category B crash at Patricia Bay at 16:35 on 18 September 1941, while being operated by No. 13 (OT) Squadron.  Pilot was reported as W/C J.L. Plant.  To No. 13 Technical Detachment at Boeing Aircraft of Canada at Vancouver for crash repairs on 20 September 1941.  Back to Western Air Command on 1 March 1942.  To No. 4 Training Command on 29 July 1942, which is the date on which 13 Squadron ended land plane training, later becoming No. 3 (BR) Operational Training Unit.  Pending disposal from 3 July 1944.  Stored at No. 10 Repair Depot at Calgary, where it was noted with 4849:00 total time, 653:40 since overhaul.  Sold to Mr. Kashower of Ecuador, registered as YV-P-APZ.  Back to the US, registered as N7821B and N399X.  Crashed on 9 May 1969 at Casper, Wyoming, while being operated by Seeley Flying Service.  Attempted to take off with elevator ground lock in position, destroyed by post crash fire.

 

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

7648

Lockheed

 

10

 

Electra

 

Model L-10B

1066

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 July 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Built in 1936, purchased second hand in the US. Registered to J.R. Brinkley as NC16054 before delivery to RCAF.  Temporary registration CF-BRS used for delivery to Canada.  With No. 13 (OT) Squadron, RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, 1941 / 1942, in a mix of RCAF and pre-war airline markings.  Coded "AN*Y".  Later with Photo Flight, coded "MK", at Rockcliffe.  (The Photo Flight was formed in mid 1942 from the land plane flight of 13 (OT) Squadron, and later become No. 13 (P) Squadron.)  To Maritime Central Airways post war as CF-BEH.  Sold to the US on 12 June 1946, registered to Dayton Airways as NC16054.  Later with Monarch Airways as N16054.  Damaged in a wind storm at Nome, Alaska on 15 August 1960, apparently never repaired.

 

last date: 7 June 1945 - Struck off

7649

Lockheed

 

10

 

Electra

 

Model L-10B

1059

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 July 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Built in 1936, purchased second hand in the US.  Carried registration NC16024 before delivery to RCAF, operated by Chicago Southern Airlines.  Temporary registration CF-BRL used for delivery to Canada.  To civil register as CF-BYV after being struck off, registered to Maritime Central Airways 24 August 1945.  Converted to Model 10A (P&W Wasp engines) in April 1949.  To Matane Services on 26 November 1950.  Sold into the US in 1964, registered as N5705.  This registration revoked in 1977.

 

last date: 2 March 1945 - Struck off


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