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Serial Numbers
RCAF 7650 to 7699
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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

7650

Lockheed

 

Electra

 

 

 

Model L-10

1027

 

 

 

 

first date: 2 August 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Acquired second hand, was NC14398 with Braniff Airways.  Registered to RCAF as CF-BRE for ferry flight from USA.  With No. 13 (OT) Squadron, RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, 1941 / 1942.  Later served with No. 122 (K) Squadron, and No. 166 (T) Squadron on the west coast.  Back to US register when sold, reported crashed in California on 8 December 1952.

 

last date: 2 May 1946 - Struck off

7651

Lockheed

 

Electra

 

 

 

Model L-10

1031

 

 

 

 

first date: 2 August 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Acquired second hand, was NC14942 with Braniff Airways.  Registered to RCAF as CF-BRF for ferry flight to Canada.

 

last date: 2 May 1946 - Struck off

7652

Lockheed

 

Electra

 

 

 

Model L-10

1001

 

 

 

 

first date: 2 August 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Prototype Electra, first flew in 1934.  Various registrations during testing and commercial use in the US.  Acquired second hand, was NC17380 of Northwest Airlines when acquired.  Registered as CF-BRG for flight to Canada.  Destroyed by fire at RCAF Station Mountain View, Ontario.

 

last date: 13 November 1941 - Struck off

7653

Lockheed

 

Electra Junior

 

 

 

Model L-12A

1216

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 August 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Built in 1936, sold to Lang Transportation of Los Vegas, Nevada.  Used in filming of "Rosalie" in 1937, as NC17342.  Acquired second hand, still as NC17342, the CF-BRK.  Back to US register as NC17342 when sold, later registered as N83U and N505.

 

last date: 14 November 1944 - Struck off

7654

Lockheed

 

Electra Junior

 

 

 

Model L-12A

1210

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 August 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Delivered to Humble Oil & Refining Co. of Houston, Texas in 1937.  Acquired second hand, was NC17310.  Registered to RCAF as CF-BRT for ferry to Canada.  To Department of Transport as CF-DTQ.  Reported crashed at Vancouver, date not known.

 

last date: 1 December 1944 - Struck off, to Department of Transport

7655

Boeing

 

247

247D

 

 

 

1726

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 September 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Acquired second hand, was NC13344 of United Airlines.  Registered to RCAF as CF-BTA for ferry flight to Canada.  Used by No. 121 Composite Squadron at RCAF Station Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.  To RAF, their serial DZ203.  Shipped to the UK, used by the Telecommunications Research Unit at Defford for radar trials, instrument landing systems trials, and autopilot trials.  Reported scrapped in August 1947, after being damaged in a hanger collapse during a snow storm.

 

last date: 1 July 1941 - Transferred to RAF

7656

Lockheed

 

Model 10A

 

 

 

 

1091

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 September 1940 - Purchased second hand

 

Reported registered as OK-CTB to Bata AS in 1937, flown around the world as a publicity stunt.  Left Czechoslovakia in early 1939, to UK via Poland and France.  Shipped to US in May 1939.  Reassembled by Lockheed Aircraft, for sale to Canada.  Registered as NC17380 for flight tests in US.  Registered to RCAF as CF-BTB for ferry flight to Canada.  To civil register when sold, as NC79236, then  N79236.  Being operated by Price Airlines in 1957, when in forced landed on mud flats in San Francisco Bay due to fuel shortage.  Damaged at Mercury, Nevada on 23 May 1962, reported as a total loss.  Several subsequent owners during restoration.  Operated in the US in RCAF markings as early as 1995.  Registered as N241M to Aircraft Guaranty Corp. of Onalaska, Texas on 6 August 2009.

 

last date: 2 May 1946 - Struck off

7657

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1100

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 January 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Category A crash near Vanscoy relief aerodrome (about 20 miles south-west of Saskatoon) at 12:40 on 7 March 1942.  Aircraft was being ferried from Vanscoy to Saskatoon, fabric came off right wing at 100 foot altitude, destroyed by post impact fire.  Scrapped at No. 4 SFTS.

 

last date: 31 March 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

7658

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1101

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 January 1941 - Taken on strength at Rockcliffe

 

Taken on strength at  Test and Development Establishment at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario.  Swung and damaged the landing gear on landing at Rockcliffe at 16:25 on 26 April 1941. Category C21 damage, he aircraft was repaired.  To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 16 October 1941.  Issued from storage on 1 December 1941, to RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario.  To No. 3 Training Command on 9 June 1942, and back to T&D Establishment at Rockcliffe.  To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 27 November 1942.  Issued from storage on 24 February 1943, for use by No. 1 Flying Instructors School at Trenton.  Back to No. 3 Training Command and the T&D Establishment on 25 March 1943.  Loaned to Director of Air Service, Department of Transport at Ottawa on 5 May 1943.  To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 18 June 1943, issued from storage on 7 March 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 26 April 1945.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 702:50 total time, never overhauled.  To civil register when sold, as CF-EST.  This registration cancelled by 1976.

 

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

7659

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1102

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 January 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  To Prairie Airways for complete overhaul on 11 March 1942, with 1042:55 logged time.  To No. 2 Training Command on 6 July 1942.  Pending disposal from 3 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 3139:40 total time, 2096:45 since overhaul.

 

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

7660

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1103

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 January  1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Category C damage while with this School on 9 May 1941.  Sold to Decauter Aviation in the US, registered as NC79234.

 

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

7661

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1104

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 January 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 29 September 1942 to 5 January 1943.  to No. 2 Training command when completed.  Pending disposal from 28 November 1944.  to No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 3 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit.  Also stored by No. 405 Equipment Holding Unit, where it was noted with 3434:50 total time, 2085:45 since overhaul.

 

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

7662

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1105

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 January 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

Category A crash at Gross Island (today part of Rainy River, Ontario) at 12:30 on 11 January 1941.  Accident report filed by No. 8 Repair Depot, aircraft was probably ferrying to Canada.  First RCAF Crane loss.

 

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

7663

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1106

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 January 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Category A damage at Saskatoon aerodrome at 12:33 on 30 November 1941, when Crane 7883 landed on top of this aircraft.  Both aircraft were levelling off to land on same runway at same time, pilot of 7883 failed to observe aircraft below him.  Scrapped at No. 4 SFTS, serviceable components forwarded to No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg..

 

last date: 16 December 1941 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

7664

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1107

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 January 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.   Assigned to Prairie Airways on 26 June 1941.   Category A crash at Shellbrook, Saskatchewan (midway between Saskatoon and Prince Albert) at 22:00 on 1 July 1941, possibly while ferrying to M&C Aviation at Prince Albert.

 

last date: 15 July 1941 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

7665

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1108

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 January 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Category C damage at Saskatoon on 17 July 1941.  This aircraft was started without chocks, brakes did not hold, swung and struck Crane 7671 parked nearby.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul on 24 July 1941, with 534:20 logged time.  To No. 2 Training Command on 6 August 1941.  To Prairie Airways again, 9 June to 26 August 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 1 August 1944.  to No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 204 Equipment Holding Unit at Estevan, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 3187:00 total time, 2022:10 since overhaul.

 

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

7666

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1109

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 February 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Category C2 damage at 13:20 on 2 March 1941.  Category C10 damage at Saskatoon, at 07:00 on 4 June 1941.  Category C10 damage at Osler relief aerodrome at 10:45 on 14 November 1941.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 14 January to 8 April 1943.  to No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Back to Prairie Airways 14 May to 6 august 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 1 Training Command on 17 February 1944, for use by No. 1 Flying Instructors School at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 27 April 1945.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 2343:10 total time, 896:20 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft of Montreal.

 

last date: 31 October 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7667

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1110

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 February 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Category C10 damage at Saskatoon at 14:30 on 28 April 1941.  To Prairie Airways at Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, 18 July to 6 October 1942.  to No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 14 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 2093:55 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

7668

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1111

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 February 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Category C14 damage at Saskatoon at 22:15 on 23 April 1941.  To Prairie Airways in Moose Jaw for overhaul, 6 January to 6 March 1943.  Assigned to No. 1 Training Command when completed, delivered there on 23 March 1943.  Pending disposal from 5 January 1945.  to No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 2760:40 total time, 1483:40 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft of Montreal.

 

last date: 31 October 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7669

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1112

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 February 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Category B damage at Saskatoon at 14:45 on 10 March 1941, after starboard engine caught fire in flight.  To Aircraft Repair in Edmonton for crash repairs, 1 May 1941, with 150:00 logged time.  To No. 2 Training Command on 15 July 1941.  To Prairie Airways on 4 June 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 18 August 1943, issued from storage on 1 September 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 13 April 1945.  Stored at No. 4 SFTS, where it was noted with 1879:15 total time, 416:20 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft of Montreal.

 

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

7670

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1113

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 February 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  To Aircraft Repair in Edmonton, 3 June 1941 to 17 January 1942.  To No. 4 Training Command when completed, for use at No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary.  Assigned to storage on 10 April 1943, delivered there on 12 April 1943.  Issued from storage to No. 4 TC on 3 August 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 6 August 1945.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 2148:35 total time, 1955:40 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft in Montreal.

 

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

7671

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1114

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 February 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Category C4 damage at Saskatoon on 17 July 1941.  Struck by Crane 7665 after it was started without chocks, and brakes did not hold.  To Prairie Airways at Moose Jaw on 24 July 1941 for repairs, with 557:25 logged time.  To No. 2 Training Command on 6 August 1941.  Category C10 damage at Saskatoon on 16 May 1942.  To Prairie Airways for repairs again, 28 May to 5 August 1942.  To No. 4 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 2 Flying Instructors School at Vulcan, Alberta.  To Prairie Airways for repairs following a Category B crash, 20 September 1943 to 11 December 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 5 August 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 19 January 1945.  Stored at No. 3 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit.  Also stored at No. 407 Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2347:20 total time, 800:00 since overhaul.

 

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

7672

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1115

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 February 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Category C4 damage at Saskatoon at 02:45 on 1 March 1941.  Category C damage at Osler, Saskatchewan relief aerodrome at 17:20 on 20 September 1941.  Category C1 damage at Vanscoy relief aerodrome at 12:45 on 4 January 1942.  To Prairie Airways in Moose Jaw for overhaul, 23 July to 3 October 1942.  to No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 20 February 1945.  Stored at No. 3 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 3426:55 total time, 2151:35 since overhaul.

 

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

7673

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1116

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 February 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Category C5 damage at Saskatoon aerodrome at 01:30 on 7 October 1941, when Crane 7683 taxied into the rear of this aircraft.  Category C4 damage at Saskatoon aerodrome at 16:30 on 16 January 1942.  To Prairie Airways in Moose Jaw for overhaul, 22 June to 16 September 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 29 September 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 3300:50 total time, 2095:20 since overhaul.

 

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

7674

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1117

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 February 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Category C1 damage at Saskatoon at 17:10 on 21 February 1941.  Category C4 damage at Saskatoon at 21:30 on 4 May 1941.  To Prairie Airways in Moose Jaw for a complete overhaul on 11 March 1942, with 1015:30 logged time.  To No. 2 Training Command on 6 July 1942.  Pending disposal from 21 June 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 3126:50 total time, 2099:40 since overhaul.

 

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

7675

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1118

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 February 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Category C14 damage at Saskatoon at 01:30 on 4 May 1941.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 13 May to 27 July 1942.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Delivered from storage on 4 August 1942, but not formally issued until 16 September.  To Prairie Airways for repairs following a Category B crash, 13 October 1942 to 25 January 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, arriving there on 5 February 1943.  Issued from storage on 27 April 1943.  To storage on 19 October 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage.  Pending disposal from 28 June 1945.  Stored by No. 2 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was noted with 2806:25 total time, 1779:15 since overhaul.  Sold to Mr. A.G. Leeward of Montreal.

 

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

7676

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1119

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 February 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Category C14 damage at Vanscoy relief aerodrome at 11:45 on 1 May 1941.  To Prairie Airways at Moose Jaw for repairs on 9 July 1941, with 334:50 logged time.  To No. 4 Training Command on 11 December 1941, delivered to No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta on 29 December 1941.  Category B damage at Calgary aerodrome at 13:25 on 11 March 1942, nosed over due to heavy braking.  To Prairie Airways for repairs on 13 March 1942, with 435:00 logged time.  To No. 2 Training Command on 10 July 1942.  To Prairie Airways, 17 June to 14 September 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 4 Training Command on 11 December 1943.  Fuselage and empennage allocated to Prairie Airways for inspection on 24 March 1944, following a Category A crash while with No. 3 SFTS at Calgary.  Scrapped by No. 10 Repair Depot.

 

last date: 25 April 1944 - Written off, reduced to spares and produce

7677

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1120

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 February 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Category C10 damage at Saskatoon at 17:45 on 30 March 1941.  Category B damage at 17:30 on 5 August 1941, on number 2 runway at Saskatoon, when the aircraft swung on takeoff for a test flight.  To Prairie Airways at Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan for repairs in August 1941, with 170:35 logged time.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 11 April 1942, issued from storage on 13 June 1942.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 13 November to 21 December 1943.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed.  Issued from storage on 12 January 1944, for use by No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 6 August 1945.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at Calgary, where it was noted with 3242:10 total time, 1366:20 since overhaul.

 

last date: 22 December 1945 - Written off, reduced to spares and produce

7678

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1121

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 February 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Category C10 damage at 23:59 on 14 February 1941, 4 miles north of the Vanscoy relief aerodrome.  To Prairie Airways in Moose Jaw for repairs on 19 May 1941, with 103:35 logged time.  To storage with No. 2 Training command on 12 May 1942, issued from storage on 13 June 1942.  To Prairie airways 10 December 1943 to 5 February 1944.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed.  Issued from storage on 24 March 1944, for use by No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  Category B damage while with this School, on 22 August 1944.  To No. 10 Repair depot on 28 August 1944.  Approval to scrap sent to No. 10 Repair Depot at Calgary on 26 September 1944, but converted to instructional airframe A428 on 4 October 1944, and issued to No. 4 Training Command.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 3 February 1945.  Stored by No. 3 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit and by No. 407 Equipment Holding Unit, both at Swift Current, Saskatchewan.

 

last date: 19 September 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7679

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1122

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 February 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Damage reported at Saskatoon at 15:30 on 7 April 1941.  To Prairie Airways in Moose Jaw for overhaul, 19 November 1943 to 3 January 1944.  To No. 4 Training Command when completed.  Issued from storage on 14 January 1944, for use by No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 10 April 1945.  Stored by No. 2 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit, where it was noted with 1969:10 total time, 1008:45 since overhaul.  To civil register as CF-DOW.  This registration re-assigned by 1966.

 

last date: 26 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7680

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1123

 

 

 

 

first date: 3 March 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Damage reported at Osler relief aerodrome at 06:00 on 19 June 1941.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 15 May to 12 August 1942.  to No. 4 Training Command when completed, for use at No. 2 Flying Instructors School at Vulcan, Alberta.  Crashed while with No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, summer of 1944.  Originally classified as Category B.  Sent to No. 10 Repair Depot for inspection on 7 July 1944, re-classified as Category A.  Scrapped by No. 10 Repair Depot

 

last date: 7 September 1944 - Written off, reduced to spares and produce

7681

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1124

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 March 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Category A crash at 09:30 on 30 August 1941, 16 miles north-west of Blaine Lake, Saskatchewan (and thus about 50 miles north-north-west of the Saskatoon aerodrome).  Destroyed by post impact fire.  LAC D.G. Meason and LAC William Steven Kinross killed.

 

last date: 6 September 1941 - Written off, reduced to spares and produce

7682

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1125

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 March 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Category C3 damage at Saskatoon aerodrome at 13:30 on 29 March 1941.  Category C7 damage at Saskatoon aerodrome at 19:50 on 29 July 1941.  Assigned to Prairie Airways for overhaul on, 27 July 1942, arrived there on 14 August 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command on 15 October 1942.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  To No. 3 Training Command on 1 January 1945, pending disposal from that date.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ, where it was noted with 3229:35 total time, 2098:45 since overhaul.

 

last date: 26 November 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7683

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1126

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 March 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Category C damage at Saskatoon aerodrome at 06:00 on 17 March 1941.  Category C7 damage at Saskatoon aerodrome at 11:30 on 27 August 1941.  Category C5 damage at 01:30 on 7 October 1941, when this aircraft taxied into rear of Crane 7673 at Saskatoon.  Category C8 damage at 13:15 on 16 January 1942, again at Saskatoon aerodrome.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 16 September 1942 to 8 January 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 14 November 1944.  to No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 407 Equipment Holding Unit, noted with 3223:05 total time, 2093:00 since overhaul.

 

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

7684

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1127

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 March 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Damage reported at Saskatoon at 15:10 on 12 April 1941.  To Prairie Airways in Moose Jaw for repairs on 19 May 1941, with 120:30 logged time.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command on 2 March 1942.  Issued from storage on 27 March 1942, for use by No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  Assigned to No. 2 Training Command on 23 December 1942, delivered on 28 December 1942.  To storage, July or August 1943.  Issued from storage on 9 September 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 17 April 1945.  Stored at No. 12 Service Flying Training School at Brandon, Manitoba, where it was noted with 1967:00 total time, never overhauled.  Sold to Siple Aircraft of Montreal.

 

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

7685

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1128

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 March 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Category C4 damage at Saskatoon at 12:45 on 22 April 1941.  To Prairie Airways fro overhaul, 20 July to 14 October 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 2 February 1945.  Stored by No. 3 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit and by No. 407 Equipment Holding Unit, both at Swift Current, Saskatchewan.  Noted with 3287:45 total time, 2150:30 since overhaul, while in storage.

 

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

7686

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1129

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 March 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways at Moose Jaw for overhaul, 10 April to 16 July 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 6 September 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 204 Equipment Holding Unit at Estevan, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2065:40 total time.

 

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

7687

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1130

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 March 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Category C8 damage at Saskatoon at 18:20 on 4 June 1941.  Category C2 damage at Saskatoon at 18:30 on 21 May 1942.  To Prairie Airways in Moose Jaw for overhaul, 15 June to 7 September 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed, delivered on 12 September 1942.  Pending disposal from 6 September 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 204 Equipment Holding Unit at Estevan, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 3150:40 total time, 2035:40 since overhaul.

 

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

7688

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1131

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 March 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Category C14 damage at Saskatoon at 11:30 on 9 May 1941.  To Prairie Airways in Moose Jaw for overhaul, 22 June to 7 September 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed, delivered on18 September 1942.  Pending disposal from 6 September 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 204 Equipment Holding Unit at Estevan, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 3154:20 total time, 2034:05 since overhaul.

 

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

7689

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1132

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 March 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Category C14 damage at Vanscoy relief aerodrome at 19:35 on 18 June 1941.  To Prairie Airways in Moose Jaw for overhaul, 30 June to 22 September 1942.  To No. 2 Training command when completed.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 17 April 1945.  Stored at No. 12 Service Flying Training School at Brandon, Manitoba, where it was noted with 3386:35 total time, 2242:55 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft of Montreal.  To civil register as CF-DLA.  This registration re-assigned by 1968.

 

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

7690

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1133

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 March 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Category C10 damage at Vanscoy relief aerodrome at 07:00 on 21 June 1941.  To Aircraft Repair in Edmonton for repairs, 9 July 1941 to 21 February 1942.  To No. 4 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 15 Service flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  Assigned to storage from 10 to 14 April 1943.  To storage again on 20 July 1943.  Issued from storage on 10 August 1943, for use by No. 2 Flying Instructors School at Pearce, Alberta.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 1 January 1945. Stored by No. 3 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit and by No. 407 Equipment Holding Unit, both at Swift Current, Saskatchewan.  Noted with 2449:35 total time, 2098:40 since overhaul, while in storage.

 

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

7691

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1134

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 March 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Category C3 damage at Vanscoy relief aerodrome at 09:30 on 30 March 1941.To Prairie Airways in Moose Jaw, 9 July 1941 to 2 March 1942.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed.  Issued from storage on 4 March 1942, for use by No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  Category C10 damage at Claresholm aerodrome at 10:15 on 15 May 1942.  To No. 1 Training Command on 27 May 1942.  Assigned to No. 2 Training Command on 17 November 1942, delivered on 4 December 1942.  To Prairie Airways 20 August to 1 November 1943.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 12 November 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  To No. 10 Repair Depot at Calgary on 11 May 1945, for write off.

 

last date: 31 May 1945 - Written off, retained in whole state

7692

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1135

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 March 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways, 24 June to 18 September 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To Prairie Airways 1 March to 1 June 1944.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Issued from storage on 21 June 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 13 July 1945.  Stored at No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, where it was noted with 2400:20 total time, 691:55 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft of Montreal.

 

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

7693

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1136

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 March 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Category C3 damage at Saskatoon at 07:30 on 5 June 1942.  To Prairie Airways in Moose Jaw for repair and overhaul, 6 June to 12 August 1942.  To No. 4 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 2 Flying Instructors School at Vulcan, Alberta.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 28 June 1945.  Stored at No. 2 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was noted with 3470:00 total time, 2278:00 since overhaul.  Sold to A.J. Leeward of Montreal.

 

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

7694

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1137

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 March 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways in Moose Jaw for overhaul on 1 May 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command on 16 July 1942.  Fuselage only to Prairie Airways for repairs, 23 February to 24 April 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Delivered from storage on 30 April 1943, not formally issued until 27 May 1943.  To storage on 28 November 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage.  Pending disposal from 28 June 1945.  Stored by No. 2 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was noted with 3000:55 total time, 1878:50 since overhaul.

 

last date: 26 November 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation in Montreal for disposal

7695

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1138

 

 

 

 

first date: 22 March 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Category C2 damage at Vanscoy relief aerodrome at 18:30 on 27 June 1941.  To Prairie Airways in Moose Jaw for overhaul, 8 July to 16 October 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 14 December 1944.  Stored by No. 205 Equipment Holding Unit, where it was noted with 3245:50 total time, 2106:30 since overhaul.

 

last date: 12 February 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7696

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1139

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 March 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways in Moose Jaw, 23 September to 9 December 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To Prairie Airways 30 April to 13 July 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 1 Training command on 9 August 1943, for use by No. 1 Flying Instructors School at Trenton on 9 August 1943.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 27 April 1945.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 2617:10 total time, 1111:50 since overhaul.  Sold to C.A. Lowe of Brampton, Ontario.  To civil register as CF-DOV.  This registration re-assigned by 1972.

 

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

7697

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1140

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 March 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 12 August to 21 October 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 17 April 1945.  Reported with 3433:50 total time, 2133:50 since overhaul, while in storage.  Sold to A.J. Leeward.

 

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

7698

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1141

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 March 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Category C14 damage at Saskatoon at 08:15 on 27 April 1941.  Category B damage at the Osler relief aerodrome, at 16:45 on 2 September 1943.  To Prairie Airways in Moose Jaw for repairs and overhaul, 17 December 1943 to 14 February 1944.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage.  Issued from storage on 26 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 20 February 1945.  Stored at No. 12 Service Flying Training School at Brandon, Manitoba, where it was noted with 2056:55 total time, 5:50 since overhaul.  To civil register as CF-BZS, registered to Algoma Air Transport of South Porcupine, Ontario on 27 April 1945.  to Inter Provincial Air Services of Chatham, Ontario on 7 September 1945.  To Lawrence Motors of Toronto on 23 May 1947.  To W.B. Easton of Malton, Ontario on 20 June 1950.  Reported withdrawn from service and dismantled on 28 January 1951.

 

last date: 2 March 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7699

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1142

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 March 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways in Moose Jaw for repairs, 19 May 1941 to 11 February 1942.  To No. 4 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  Assigned to No. 2 Training Command on 26 October 1942, delivered on 30 October 1942.  Pending disposal from 18 May 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 2050:00 total time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 18 December 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal


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