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7700

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1143

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 April 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 12:05 on 8 May 1941.  Category C14 damage at Saskatoon aerodrome at 18:00 on 18 June 1941.  Category A crash at the Saskatoon aerodrome at 15:15 on 22 August 1941.  Aircraft "apparently stalled", spun in, destroyed by post impact fire.  LAC H.O. Richardson, native of Saskatoon, killed.

 

last date: 28 August 1941 - Written off

7701

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1144

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 April 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 Osler relief aerodrome at 20:00 on 21 June 1941.  Category B crash at Mayfair, Saskatchewan at 13:00 on 21 October 1941, following an engine failure.  To Prairie Airways for crash repairs, 28 October 1941 to 12 May 1942.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 13 June 1942.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 4 June to 19 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 26 April 1945.  Stored at No. 6 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit when struck off.  Noted with 2291:25 total time, 786:30 since overhaul, while there.

 

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

7702

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1145

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 April 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 25 June to 3 October 1942.  To No. 4 Training Command when completed.  Assigned to No. 2 Training Command on 26 October 1942, delivered on 4 November 1942.  Pending disposal from 3 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 3189:10 total time, 2096:30 since overhaul.

 

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

7703

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1146

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 April 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 09:15 on 23 May 1941.  Category A crash at 15:30 on 2 February 1942, 18 miles south of Saskatoon, following a mid-air collision with Crane 7831.  Scrapped at No. 4 SFTS, serviceable spares and parts forwarded to No. 8 Repair Depot in Winnipeg.

 

last date: 11 February 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

7704

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1147

 

 

 

 

first date: 2 April 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 Vanscon relief aerodrome, on 4 June 1941.  Category B damage at Osler relief aerodrome at 07:30 on 27 June 1941.  Nosed over on landing, both engines broken off and one wing tip damaged.  To Aircraft Repair in Edmonton, Alberta for repairs, 9 July 1941 to 24 February 1942.  To No. 4 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  Category B crash while with No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, date not known.  To No. 10 Repair Depot on 24 October 1944.

 

last date: 22 February 1945 - Written off, retained in whole state

7705

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1148

 

 

 

 

first date: 2 April 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 Vanscon relief aerodrome, at 03:00 on 9 August 1941.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 27 July to 27 October 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 13 April 1945.  Stored at No. 4 Service Flying Training School, where it was noted with 3540:25 total time, 2099:25 since overhaul.  By 27 November 1945 on the books of Material Command, stored at the Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Sold to Siple Aircraft of Montreal.

 

last date: 2 January 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7706

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1149

 

 

 

 

first date: 3 April 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 Vanscon relief aerodrome, at 10:10 on 22 September 1941.  Category A crash at 11:00 on 17 January 1942, 20 miles north-west of Blaine Lake, Saskatchewan (which is 35 miles north of the Saskatoon aerodrome).  Scrapped by No. 4 SFTS, engines and airframe being sent to No. 7 Repair Depot.  Serviceable spares and repairable components from the wreck were forwarded to No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg on 28 January 1942.

 

last date: 7 February 1942 - Reduced to spares and produce

7707

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1150

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 April 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 aerodrome, at 09:15 on 24 April 1941.  Category C3 damage at Yorkton aerodrome at 15:30 on 25 June 1942, reported by No. 11 Service Flying Training School at Yorkton.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 27 August 1942 to 25 March 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 4 Training Command on 9 August 1943, for use by No. 2 Flying Instructors School at Pearce, Alberta.  To storage on 16 June 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage.  Issued from storage on 2 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 13 April 1945.  Stored at No. 4 SFTS, where it was noted with 2362:35 total time, 969:10 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft.

 

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

7708

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1151

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 April 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 00:55 on 28 June 1941.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul on 6 January 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 25 March 1943.  To No. 4 Training Command on 9 August 1943, for use by No. 2 Flying Instructors School at Pearce, Alberta.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  To storage on 23 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 28 June 1945.  Stored by No. 2 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was noted with 2885:00 total time, 1871:35 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft of Montreal.

 

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

7709

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1152

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 April 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 02:15 on 16 July 1941, 5 miles south of Saskatoon.  Crashed during circuits at night, largely destroyed by post crash fire.  Lone occupant, LAC G.E. Baker, RAF, killed.  Scrapped at No. 4 SFTS.

 

last date: 24 July 1941 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

7710

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1153

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 April 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for crash repairs, 13 July to 12 September 1942.  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. 407 Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 3266:40 total time, 2151:50 since overhaul.  Also stored at No. 8 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit.

 

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

7711

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1154

 

 

 

 

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

 

To Prairie Airways 14 May to 25 July 1942.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 16 September 1942.  To Prairie Airways 2 October to 24 November 1943.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed.  Issued from storage on 16 December 1943, for use by No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  Category B crash at Calgary, date not known.  To No. 10 Repair Depot in Calgary for write off on 24 October 1944.

 

last date: 20 February 1945 - Written off, retained in whole state

7712

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1155

 

 

 

 

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

 

First assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Category C7 damage on the runway at Saskatoon aerodrome at 10:50 on 7 August 1941.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 24 July to 22 October 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 1 January 1945.  Stored by No. 407 Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2097:45 logged time since overhaul.  Also stored at No. 3 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit.

 

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

7713

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1156

 

 

 

 

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

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 24 June to 17 September 1942.  to No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Delivered to user unit on 24 September 1942.  Totally destroyed by fire in late 1943.  Ownership to No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg on 3 December 1943 for write off.  Note that aircraft reported to be this RCAF serial number and Cessna company number was registered to A.J. Leeward of Fort Wayne, Indiana as NC79280 shortly after the war.  This registration cancelled in January 1971.

 

last date: 16 December 1943 - Written off

7714

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1157

 

 

 

 

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

 

First assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Category C18 damage at Saskatoon at 15:20 on 20 April 1941.  Category C21 damage at the Vanscoy relief aerodrome at 20:00 on 13 June 1941.  To Aircraft Repair in Edmonton, Alberta for crash repairs on 19 June 1941, with 25:05 logged time.  To No. 4 Training Command on 17 January 1942, 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. 10 Repair Depot at No. 2 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit, where it was noted with 1776:00 total time, 1750:55 since overhaul.

 

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

7715

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1158

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 April 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 Vanscoy relief aerodrome, at 03:00 on 25 May 1941.  Flew into the ground during solo night flying.  LAC H.J. Rowe, RAAF, killed.

 

last date: 7 June 1941 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

7716

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1159

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 April 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 Osler relief aerodrome at 11:00 on 2 May 1941.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 26 November 1943 to 13 January 1944.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed.  Issued from storage on 1 February 1944, for use by No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  To storage on 24 January 1945.  Issued from storage on 9 February 1945, back to No. 3 SFTS.  Pending disposal from 6 August 1945.  Stored  by No. 10 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 2928:15 total time, 1067:25 since overhaul.  Sold to J. Dusenburg of Calgary.

 

last date: 12 March 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7717

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1160

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 April 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 17:05 on 9 May 1941.  Category A crash at 16:30 on 24 February 1942, 17 miles north of the Saskatoon aerodrome.  Lone occupant, LAC L.W. Gillan, RNZAF, killed.  Scrapped by No. 4 SFTS.

 

last date: 23 March 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

7718

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1161

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 April 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 Saskatoon, at 09:00 on 30 December 1941.  To Prairie Airways, 27 June to 19 September 1942.  Assigned to No. 2 Training Command when completed, delivered on 10 October 1942.  To Prairie Airways again, 15 December 1942 to 4 March 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 27 April 1943.  Pending disposal from 3 November 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 3160:50 total time, 2041:55 since overhaul.

 

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

7719

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1162

 

 

 

 

first date: 22 April 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, at 21:20 on 25 May 1941.  Category C10 damage at Osler relief aerodrome, at 11:10 on 8 September 1941.  Category C5 damage, at Vanscoy relief aerodrome At 15:00 on 18 December 1941.  Category A crash on 31 July 1942.  Scrapped by No. 4 SFTS, possibly on 12 August 1942.

 

last date: 12 September 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

7720

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1163

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 April 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 14:45 on 26 April 1941.  To Prairie Airways for repairs following a Category B crash, 22 July to 12 October 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 7 October 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 8 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit

 

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

7721

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1164

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 April 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 Osler relief aerodrome at 15:20 on 8 September 1941.  Bird struck propeller, part of prop flew through nose cone and damaged controls.  Category B crash on 10 July 1942.  To Prairie Airways for repairs and overhaul on 14 July 1942, with 1121:00 logged time.  To No. 2 Training Command on 1 October 1942.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 19 January 1945.  Stored by No. 407 Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 3258:35 total time, 2149:10 since overhaul.  Also stored by No. 3 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit

 

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

7722

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1165

 

 

 

 

first date: 22 April 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 Osler relief aerodrome at 20:00 on 27 June 1941.  To Prairie Airways for repairs on 16 July 1941, with 242:45 logged time.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command on 5 May 1942.  Issued from storage on 19 May 1942.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, to storage on same day.  Pending disposal from 28 February 1945.  Sold to Siple Aircraft of Montreal.

 

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

7723

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1166

 

 

 

 

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

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 27 August to 2 November 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 13 April 1945.  Stored at No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 3178:40 total time, 1946:55 since overhaul.

 

last date: 23 March 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7724

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1167

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 April 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 17 June to 27 August 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 18 July 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 3230:35 total time, 2099:55 since overhaul.

 

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

7725

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1168

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 April 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Caught fire during periodical inspection at Saskatoon, at 16:45 on 16 June 1941.  Mechanic LAC A.E. Sinclair severely injured, Cpl. Hayton slightly injured.  Originally classified as Category A, but revised to Category B on 27 June 1941.  To Prairie Airways at Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan for repairs on 9 July 1941, with 241:45 logged time.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed.  Issued from storage on 23 July 1942, delivered on 3 August 1942.  With No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta, when it struck and killed a student while taxiing later in 1942.  Pending disposal from 29 September 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 10 Repair Depot in Calgary, where it was noted with 1818:30 total time, 237:30 since overhaul.

 

last date: 19 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7726

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1169

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 April 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First issued to No. 12 Service Flying Training School at Brandon, Manitoba.  Category C3 damage at Brandon, at 12:00 on 7 July 1941.  Category C3 damage at Chater relief aerodrome at 16:10 on 9 December 1941.  Category C10 damage at Chater at 04:00 on 20 April 1942.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 19 March to 30 April 1943.  Assigned to storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, delivered to storage on 10 May 1943.  Issued from storage in early 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 20 February 1945.  Stored at No. 407 Equipment Holding Unit, No. 3 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 1449:55 total time, 303:05 since overhaul.  Sold to R. Hall and T(?).A. Gustafson of Fort William, Ontario.  To Canadian civil register as CF-DEQ.

 

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

7727

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1170

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 April 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Category C7 damage at Osler relief aerodrome at 14:15 on 27 October 1941.  To Prairie Airways for repairs on 17 July 1941, with 216:30 logged time.  To No. 2 Training Command on 6 August 1941.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 14 January to 16 March 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Issued from storage on 8 April 1943.  to No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 27 March 1945.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at Dauphin, Manitoba, where it was noted with 1981:15 total time.  Sold to Mr. J. Leeward

 

last date: 22 June 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7728

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1171

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 May 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 overhaul, 29 June to 2 October 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  At No. 2 Flying Instructors School at Pearce, Alberta in early 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 1 January 1945.  On 6 January 1945 held by No. 5 Equipment Holding Unit, No. 205 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit, where it was noted with 3227:25 total time, 2100:05 since overhaul.

 

last date: 5 October 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7729

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1172

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 May 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 12 Service Flying Training School at Brandon, Manitoba.  Category C20 damage at Brandon, at 05:20 on 22 April 1942.  This aircraft was parked with lights off, when Crane 8198 taxied into it.  To Prairie Airways for repairs on 8 October 1943.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command on 16 November 1943, issued from storage on 6 December 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 10 April 1945.  Stored by No. 2 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Bowden, Alberta, where it was noted with 3055:45 total time, 1154:40 since overhaul.

 

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

7730

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1173

 

 

 

 

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

 

With No. 12 Service Flying Training School at Brandon, Manitoba, when it received Category C10 damage at 12:00 on 8 June 1942.  Struck gas tender while taxiing, damaged starboard wing.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 11 December 1942 to 23 February 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 27 April 1943.  To storage on 13 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 2872:15 total time, 1672:15 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft of Montreal.

 

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

7731

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1174

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 May 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 12 Service Flying Training School at Brandon, Manitoba.  Category B damage in a heavy landing at 15:00 on 1 November 1941, at Oberon, Manitoba (about 16 miles north-east of Brandon aerodrome).  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 4 December 1942 to 28 January 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 27 April 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 3249:50 total time, 1970:10 since overhaul.  Sold to A.J. Leeward of Montreal.

 

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

7732

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1175

 

 

 

 

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

 

With No. 12 Service Flying Training School at Brandon, Manitoba, when it received Category C7 damage at 08:45 on 15 October 1941.  This aircraft was struck on the ground by Crane 7773, damaging the rudder and port elevator.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 17 December 1942 to 9 March 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Issued from storage on 8 April 1943, delivered on 10 April 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 11 April 1945.  Stored by No. 304 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite, where it was noted with 2841:10 total time, 1557:30 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft of Montreal.

 

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

7733

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1176

 

 

 

 

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

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 20 January to 17 April 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed..  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 11 April 1945.  Stored by No. 304 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite, where it was noted with 3051:15 total time, 1783:28 since overhaul.

 

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

7734

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1177

 

 

 

 

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

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 9 December 1942 to 1 February 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Noted as delivered from storage on 11 February 1943, but not issued until 1 June 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 17 April 1945.  Stored by No. 12 Service Flying Training School at Brandon, Manitoba, where it was noted with 3384:00 total time, 2104:00 since overhaul.  Sold to Mr. A.J. Leeward of Montreal.

 

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

7735

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1178

 

 

 

 

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

 

With No. 12 Service Flying Training School at Brandon, Manitoba, when it received Category C10 damage at 18:00 on 12 November 1941.  Wing tip was damaged while being towed by a tractor.  To Prairie Airways of Moose Jaw for overhaul, 18 March to 29 April 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Delivered from storage on 10 May 1943, issued on 27 May 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 17 April 1945.  Stored by No. 12 Service Flying Training School at Brandon, Manitoba, where it was noted with 3212:50 total time, 1935:05 since overhaul.  Sold to Mr. A.J. Leeward of Montreal.

 

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

7736

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1179

 

 

 

 

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

 

First assigned to No. 12 Service Flying Training School at Brandon, Manitoba.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul on 7 October 1942.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 29 March 1943, issued from storage on 17 May 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 13 April 1945.  Stored by No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, where it was noted with 3091:45 total time, 1812:05 since overhaul.  Later by the Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite at Saskatoon.  Sold to A.J. Leeward of Montreal.

 

last date: 13 July 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7737

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1180

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 May 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 12 Service Flying Training School at Brandon, Manitoba.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 28 August to 14 November 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To storage on 24 August 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 1266:25 logged time since overhaul.  Sold to A.J. Leeward of Montreal.

 

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

7738

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1181

 

 

 

 

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

 

With No. 11 Service Flying Training School at Yorkton, Saskatchewan when it received Category C3 damage at 19:30 on 13 June 1941.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 22 September to 10 December 1942.  Delivered to a No. 2 Training Command unit on 19 December 1942.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 20 February 1945.  Stored by No. 3 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 3431:25 total time, 2152:20 since overhaul.

 

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

7739

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1182

 

 

 

 

first date: 13 May 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 13 October 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command on 13 April 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 13 April 1945.  Stored at No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, where it was noted with 2827:00 total time, 1547:45 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft of Montreal.

 

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

7740

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1183

 

 

 

 

first date: 13 May 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 11 September to 12 December 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from April 1945.  Stored at No. 304 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite, where it was noted with 3280:25 total time, 2001:05 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft of Montreal.

 

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

7741

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1184

 

 

 

 

first date: 13 May 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul on 13 October 1942.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 21 January 1943, issued from storage on 27 April 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 3108:00 total time, 1908:00 since overhaul.  Sold to A.J. Leeward of Montreal.

 

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

7742

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1185

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 May 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 12 Service Flying Training School at Brandon, Manitoba.  Category C14 damage at Brandon at 10:00 on 2 July 1941.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 17 December 1942 to 23 February 1943.  To Storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 27 April 1943.  Category A crash on 5 July 1943, while with No. 11 Service Flying Training School at Yorkton, Saskatchewan.  Scrapped by No. 11 SFTS.

 

last date: 24 July 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

7743

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1186

 

 

 

 

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

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 17 December 1942 to 2 March 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Issued from storage on 30 March 1943.  To storage again on 19 October 1943.  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 3065:25 total time, 1783:46 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft of Montreal.

 

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

7744

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1187

 

 

 

 

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

 

First assigned to No. 12 Service Flying Training School at Brandon, Manitoba.  Minor damage at Brandon on 6 December 1941, when Crane 7808 taxied into this aircraft.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 13 October 1942 to 9 January 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 4 Training Command on 9 August 1943, for use by No. 2 Flying Instructors School at Pearce, Alberta.  Back to storage with no. 2 Training Command on 16 June 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage.  Issued from storage on 2 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 13 April 1945.  Stored at No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, where it was noted with 2395:20 total time, 1115:20 since overhaul.  Transferred to Royal Canadian Flying Club Association.

 

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

7745

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1188

 

 

 

 

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

 

First assigned to No. 12 Service Flying Training School at Brandon, Manitoba.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Still with No. 12 Service Flying Training School when it collided with Crane 7887 at 17:40 on 11 June 1942, while both aircraft were approaching to land at Chater relief aerodrome.  Red flare was fired, and lower aircraft climbed into higher aircraft.  No fatalities on this aircraft.  7887 destroyed and both crew killed, Category C20 damage to this aircraft.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 11 July to 14 September 1942.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  To storage on 24 January 1945.  Stored at No. 304 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite at Dauphin, Manitoba, where it was noted with 3020:15 total time, 2093:20 since overhaul.  Sold to A.J. Leeward of Montreal.

 

last date: 22 June 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7746

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1189

 

 

 

 

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

 

First assigned to No. 12 Service Flying Training School at Brandon, Manitoba.  Category C10 damage at Chater relief aerodrome at 16:30 on 20 May 1942.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 21 December 1942 to 15 February 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Issued from storage on 30 March 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 2831:20 total time, 1550:30 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft of Montreal.

 

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

7747

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1190

 

 

 

 

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

 

Category A crash near Forest, Manitoba at 15:00 on 19 January 1942, after colliding with Crane 7756 of No. 12 Service Flying Training School at Brandon, Manitoba.  Scrapped by No. 12 SFTS.

 

last date: 3 February 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

7748

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1191

 

 

 

 

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

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 31 March to 10 June 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To storage on 24 August 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 2577:00 total time, 1295:05 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft of Montreal.

 

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

7749

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1192

 

 

 

 

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

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 8 October 1942 to 3 May 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 27 May 1943.  To storage again, 17 July to 17 September 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 27 March 1945.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at Dauphin, Manitoba.  Sold to A.J. Leeward of Montreal.

 

last date: 22 June 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal



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