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7900

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1393

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 13 April to 18 June 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 4 Training Command on 9 August 1943, for use by No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  To storage from 24 August to 3 September 1943.  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 3697:50 total time, 1854:50 since overhaul.  To US civil register as N69534.  Last known owner H.L. Howell of Missoula, Montana.

 

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

7901

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1394

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 22 October 1942 to 21 January 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 27 April 1943.  Destroyed by post crash fire while with No. 11 Service Flying Training School at Yorkton, Saskatchewan.  To No. 8 Repair Depot on 19 October 1943 for write off.

 

last date: 28 October 1943 - Written off, reduced to spares and produce

7902

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1395

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 August 1941 - Taken on strength

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 27 March to 7 May 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 7 June 1943.  Back to storage on 19 October 1944.  to No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage.  Pending disposal from 27 June 1945.  Stored by No. 2 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was reported with 2929:00 total time, 1700:00 since overhaul.  First sold 25 October 1945 to Siple Aircraft Ltd. of Dorval, not registered.  First registered 19 February 1946 as CF-BQA, to F. H. Wheeler of St. Jovite, PQ.  To Inter Provincial Air Services of Windsor, Ontario on 14 November 1946.  Withdrawn from use on 10 May 1948, later reduced to spares.

 

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

7903

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1396

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 august 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

Used by No. 10 Service Flying Training School at Dauphin, Manitoba.  Category C2 damage at Dauphin aerodrome at 14:30 on 16 February 1942.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 17 December 1942 to 9 April 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 27 May 1943.  Category A crash while with No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  To No. 8 Repair Depot for write off on 5 February 1945.

 

last date: 2 March 1945 - Written off, reduced to produce only

7904

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1397

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 2 October 1942 to 21 January 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 27 April 1943.  Back to storage on 19 October 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage.  Pending disposal from 27 June 1945.  Stored by No. 2 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was noted with 2951:10 total time, 1670:15 since overhaul.  Sold to Maritime Central Airways of Charlottetown, PEI, registered as CF-BTO on 5 November 1945.  Registration cancelled on 30 December 1948, reported as scrapped.

 

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

7905

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1398

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 25 September to 24 December 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 12 Service Flying Training School at Brandon, Manitoba.  To No. 8 Repair Depot on 20 May 1944 for write off action.

 

last date: 3 June 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

7906

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1399

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 25 August to 5 October 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 27 November 1943.  To No. 8 Repair Depot on 14 June 1944 for scrapping, following a Category A crash.

 

last date: 6 July 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

7907

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1400

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 1 October to 26 December 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 18 January 1945.  Stored at No. 3 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit and No. 407 Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 3353:40 total time, 2073:05 since overhaul.  To US civil register as N79272.

 

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

7908

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1401

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 13 October 1942 to 23 January 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 4 Training Command on 9 August 1943, 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 at No. 2 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Bowden, Alberta, where it was noted with 2793:25 total time, 1516:35 since overhaul.  Sold to J. Moar and B. Kerr of Edmonton, Alberta, registered as CF-DJU.

 

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

7909

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1402

 

 

 

 

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

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 13 October 1942 to 21 January 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 4 Training Command on 9 August 1943, for use by No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command 28 August to 20 September 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 16 June 1944, issued from storage on 27 October 1944.  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 2030:10 total time, 744:30 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft of Montreal.  To US civil register as N61935.

 

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

7910

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1403

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

With No. 10 Service Flying Training School at Dauphin, Manitoba when it received Category C2 damage at Dauphin at 14:30 on 11 October 1941 (or 1942?).  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 15 September to 1 November 1943.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed.  Issued from storage on 1 December 1943, 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 at No. 10 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 3313:00 total time, 1364:05 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft of Montreal.  To US civil register as N60042.

 

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

7911

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1404

 

 

 

 

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

 

With No. 10 Service Flying Training School at Dauphin, Manitoba when it received Category C 1/2 damage at Dauphin aerodrome at 09:15 on 25 November 1941.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 19 May to 28 July 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 21 October 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, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 3204:55 total time, 1998:45 since overhaul.  By 27 November 1945 stored at the Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite at Saskatoon.  Sold to Siple Aircraft.  To US civil register as N79202.

 

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

7912

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1405

 

 

 

 

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

 

With No. 10 Service Flying Training School at Dauphin, Manitoba when it received Category C1 damage at Dauphin aerodrome at 08:20 on 14 September 1941.  This aircraft taxied into Crane 7915.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 19 May to 3 August 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 17 February 1944.  Issued from storage on 1 April 1944, back to storage with No. 1 TC on 11 May 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage.  Stored at No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 1734:05 total time, 12:30 since overhaul.  Pending disposal from 2 May 1945.  Sold to A.J. Leeward of Montreal.  To US civil register as N60569.

 

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

7913

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1406

 

 

 

 

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

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 22 August to 28 October 1942.  Back to No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 18 January 1945.  Stored at No. 407 Equipment Holding Unit (later redesignated as No. 3 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit) at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 3094:15 total time, 2112:30 since overhaul.

 

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

7914

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1407

 

 

 

 

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

 

With No. 10 Service Flying Training School at Dauphin, Manitoba when it received Category C10 damage at Dauphin aerodrome at 11:15 on 23 April 1942.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 4 December 1942 to 28 January 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 4 Training Command on 9 August 1943.  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 at Bowden, Alberta, where it was noted with 3113:15 total time, 1831:10 since overhaul.  To US civil register as N69523.

 

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

7915

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1408

 

 

 

 

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

 

First with No. 10 Service Flying Training School at Dauphin, Manitoba.  Category C1 damage when Crane 7912 taxied into this aircraft at 08:20 on 14 September 1941, at the Dauphin aerodrome.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 25 August to 6 October 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 4 Training Command on 11 November 1943.  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 at Bowden, Alberta, where it was noted with 3278:25 total time, 1325:25 since overhaul.  To US civil register as N69524.

 

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

7916

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1409

 

 

 

 

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

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 21 April to 28 June 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To storage from 17 July to 20 December 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, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 3581:35 total time, 1778:15 since overhaul.  By 27 November 1945 on the books of Material Command, stored at the Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite at Saskatoon.  Sold to Siple Aircraft.  To US civil register as N66091.

 

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

7917

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1410

 

 

 

 

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

 

First with No. 10 Service Flying Training School at Dauphin, Manitoba.  Category C1 damage  at 11:30 on 10 November 1941, at the Dauphin aerodrome.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 10 November to 16 December 1943.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed.  Issued from storage on 7 January 1944, for use by No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  Category C damage while with this School on 6 October 1944.  To workshop reserve at No. 10 Repair Depot at Calgary on 7 October 1944, for write off.  Retained in whole state after being written off.

 

last date: 22 February 1945 - Written off

7918

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1411

 

 

 

 

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

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 23 December 1942 to 5 March 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 12 May 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 3125:10 total time, 1830:35 since overhaul.  Sold to A.J. Leeward.  To US civil register as N69492.

 

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

7919

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1412

 

 

 

 

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

 

Also reported as delivered to RCAF Station Ottawa on 26 August 1941.  To Test & Development Establishment at Rockcliffe on 6 September 1941.  Flown by crew from T & DU on 13 September 1941, in test to determine if Vne could be increased from 200 mph to 225 mph.  Part of tail plane and fabric left the aircraft during pull out from dive, crashed at 12:50 PM local time, south of RCAF Station Uplands.  Pilot S/L F.E.R. Briggs and test engineer F/L W. Richards killed.  Engines transferred to Laurentian Air Services for salvaging.

 

last date: 18 October 1941 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

7920

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1413

 

 

 

 

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

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 29 December 1942 to 19 March 1943.  to storage with No. 2 training Command when completed, issued from storage on 8 May 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 11 April 1945.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at No. 304 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite at Dauphin, Manitoba, where it was noted with 3175:40 total time, 1894:25 since overhaul.

 

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

7921

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1414

 

 

 

 

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

 

With No. 10 Service Flying Training School at Dauphin, Manitoba when it was in a Category A crash at 09:00 on 22 February 1942, 4 miles north of Valley River, Manitoba (10 miles north-north-east of Dauphin aerodrome).  Aircraft dove in and exploded while attempting a precautionary landing.  LAC K.F. Somerville killed.  Scrapped by No. 10 SFTS.

 

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

7922

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1415

 

 

 

 

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

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 15 October to 24 November 1943.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed. Issued from storage on 6 December 1943.  To No. 10 Repair Depot on 24 March 1944 for inspection following a crash while with No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  Scrapped without being repaired.

 

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

7923

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1416

 

 

 

 

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

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 15 October to 24 November 1943.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 8 December 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 16 June 1944, issued from storage on 1 November 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Category A crash while with No. 2 Air Command, date not clear.  To No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg for write off on 27 December 1944.  Retained in whole state after write off.

 

last date: 17 January 1945 - Written off

7924

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1417

 

 

 

 

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

 

First used by No. 10 Service Flying Training School at Dauphin, Manitoba.  Category B damage at Dauphin at 00:45 on 11 September 1941, when a parachute flare discharged and set fire to the aircraft.  To Prairie Airways for repairs, 8 October 1941 to 12 May 1942.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 15 June 1942.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 16 March to 19 May 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To storage from 17 July to 17 September 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 11 April 1945.  sold to Siple Aircraft.

 

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

7925

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1418

 

 

 

 

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

 

First used by No. 10 Service Flying Training School at Dauphin, Manitoba.  Category B damage at Hayco Station(?), Saskatchewan at 15:40 on 20 January 1942.  To Prairie Airways for repairs, 22 January to 26 May 1942.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 27 June 1942.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 10 April 1945.  Stored at No. 2 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Bowden, where it was noted with 2282:40 total time.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at Bowden, Alberta when struck off.  To US civil register as N69525.  This registration revoked in 1977, when aircraft was registered to R.E. Griffith of St. John, Indiana.

 

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

7926

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1419

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 8 Repair Depot on 1 April 1943, probably following a crash, to be held pending approval for conversion to instructional airframe.  Classified as Instructional Airframe A 293 on 20 May 1943.  to No. 1 Training Command on that day, for use by No. 1 Wireless School at Montreal.  To No. 9 Repair Depot on 28 August 1944 for scrapping.

 

last date: 14 September 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

7927

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1420

 

 

 

 

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

 

First used by No. 10 Service Flying Training School at Dauphin, Manitoba.  Category C21 damage at Dauphin aerodrome at 15:20 on 12 October 1941.  Pending disposal from 23 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 2095:40 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

7928

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1421

 

 

 

 

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

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 8 September 1943.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command on 23 October 1943, issued from storage on 12 November 1943.  To No. 10 Repair Depot at Calgary, Alberta for scrapping on 20 April 1944, following a Category A crash while with No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary.

 

last date: 1 June 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

7929

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1422

 

 

 

 

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

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 12 May to 24 July 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 15 May 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 13 April 1945.  Noted with 2605:25 total time, 807:55 since overhaul while in storage.  Sold to Siple Aircraft.  To civil register as CF-DGA.

 

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

7930

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1423

 

 

 

 

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

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 2 September to 13 October 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 17 December 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1945.  Pending disposal from 11 April 1945.  Stored at No. 304 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite, where it was noted with 2856:50 total time, 904:15 since overhaul.  Sold to Western Aeromotive of Edmonton, Alberta.  To civil register as CF-DAK.

 

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

7931

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1424

 

 

 

 

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

 

First used by No. 10 Service Flying Training School at Dauphin, Manitoba.  Category C1 damage at Dauphin aerodrome at 17:45 on 3 January 1942.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 26 May to 6 August 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command on 17 February 1944, issued from storage on 1 April 1944.  To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 11 May 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage.  Pending disposal from 2 May 1945.  Stored by no. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 1762:10 total time, 13:05 since overhaul.  Registered as CF-BQZ to Leavens Brother Air Service of Toronto on 27 October 1945.  To C.W. Cantley and D.S. MacNeil of New Glasgow, NS on 11 April 1949.  Scrapped by 22 March 1950.

 

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

7932

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1425

 

 

 

 

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

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 23 April to 30 June 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 11 April 1945.  Stored at No. 304 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite, where it was noted with 3174:10 total time, 1525:40 since overhaul.

 

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

7933

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1426

 

 

 

 

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

 

To Prairie Airways for repairs and overhaul, 31 March to 18 May 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 27 March 1945.  Stored at No. 10 Service Flying Training School at Dauphin, Manitoba, where it was noted with 3299:20 total time, 1608:20 since overhaul.  Later stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at No. 304 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite at Dauphin.  Sold to A.J. Leeward of Montreal.  To US civil register as N69467.

 

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

7934

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1427

 

 

 

 

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

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 31 March to 21 May 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 4 May 1945.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at No. 304 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite at Dauphin, Manitoba, where it was noted with 3224:10 total time, 1722:15 since overhaul.  Sold to A.J. Leeward of Montreal.  To US civil register as N69470.

 

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

7935

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1428

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 September 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

With No. 11 Service Flying Training School at Yorkton, Saskatchewan when it suffered a Category A crash at the Yorkton aerodrome at 04:15 on 19 August 1942.  Accident was "unobserved", but believed to be a spiral dive shortly after takeoff during night flying exercises.  LAC D.C. Brown killed.

 

last date: 10 September 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

7936

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1429

 

 

 

 

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

 

With No. 11 Service Flying Training School at Yorkton, Saskatchewan when it crashed and burned at Yorkton on 28 July 1942.  Scrapped by No. 11 SFTS.

 

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

7937

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1430

 

 

 

 

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

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 20 August to 27 September 1943.  to storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 19 October 1943.  With No. 2 Flying Instructor School at Pearce, Alberta when it received Category B damage in spring of 1944.  To workshop reserve at No. 10 Repair Depot at Calgary on 11 April 1944.  Scrapped at No. 10 RD

 

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

7938

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1431

 

 

 

 

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

 

First used by No. 10 Service Flying Training School at Dauphin, Manitoba.  Category C 1/4 damage at Dauphin aerodrome at 10:00 on 23 November 1941.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 3 June to 16 August 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage in January 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  To storage from 27 January to 13 February 1945.  Pending disposal from 13 April 1945.  Stored at No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2163:20 total time, 413:35 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft Ltd.  To US civil register as N66093.

 

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

7939

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1432

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 September 1943 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

With No. 11 Service Flying Training School at Yorkton, Saskatchewan when it received Category C1 damage at Yorkton at 11:15 on 12 November 1941.  Destroyed by fire on 24 February 1943.  Scrapped at No. 11 SFTS.

 

last date: 20 April 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

7940

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1433

 

 

 

 

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

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 4 June to 30 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 24 February 1945.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 2400:05 total time, 794:45 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft Ltd. Of Montreal.  To US civil register as N60575.

 

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

7941

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1434

 

 

 

 

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

 

Fuselage only transferred to Prairie Airways on 7 August 1942, probably for repairs.  Back to No. 2 Training Command on 28 October 1942.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 3 December 1943 to 21 January 1944.  to storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed.  Issued from storage on 10 February 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, where it was noted with 3479:15 total time, 1347:40 since overhaul.  Sold to A.J. Leeward of Montreal.  To US civil register as N69538.

 

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

7942

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1435

 

 

 

 

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

 

With No. 11 Service Flying Training School at Yorkton, Saskatchewan when it received Category C2 damage at Yorkton aerodrome at 14:00 on 8 February 1942.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 9 September to 28 October 1943.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 26 November 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 10 April 1945.  Stored at No. 2 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Bowden, Alberta, where it was noted with 3512:45 total time, 1397:00 since overhaul.  To US civil register as N69526.  Last registered owner was E. Robinson of Troutdale, Oregon.

 

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

7943

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1436

 

 

 

 

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

 

With No. 11 Service Flying Training School at Yorkton, Saskatchewan when it received Category C4 damage at Yorkton aerodrome at 15:00 on 13 November 1941.  Category A crash at Yorkton on 3 August 1942.  Scrapped at No. 11 SFTS.

 

last date: 27 August 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

7944

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1437

 

 

 

 

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

 

With No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan when it crashed at 17:45 on 15 July 1942, 7 miles north-west of Wakaw, Saskatchewan (about 70 miles north-east of Saskatoon).  Aircraft was flying in clouds with instructor and student, apparently shed parts in flight and then struck ground inverted.  Both occupants killed.  Scrapped by No. 4 SFTS.

 

last date: 21 September 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

7945

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1438

 

 

 

 

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

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 28 December 1942 to 15 April 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 22 August 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 204 Equipment Holding Unit at Estevan, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2509:50 total time, 1224:50 since overhaul.

 

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

7946

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1439

 

 

 

 

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

 

With No. 10 Service Flying Training School at Dauphin, Manitoba when it received Category C10 damage at 10:00 on 1 June 1942, at Dauphin.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 6 May to 23 July 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage.  Pending disposal from 27 June 1945.  Stored by No. 2 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was noted with 1835:55 total time, 9:40 since overhaul.  Transferred from War Assets Corporation to Royal Canadian Flying Club Association, registered as CF-DGF.

 

last date: 1 December 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

7947

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1440

 

 

 

 

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

 

With No. 10 Service Flying Training School at Dauphin, Manitoba when it received Category B damage at 11:15 on 26 May 1942, at Dauphin.  Right wing struck ground while student pilot was landing, resulting in ground loop.  To Prairie Airways for repairs, 2 June to 28 August 1942.  To No. 4 Training Command when completed.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 17 November to 27 December 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 18 May 1944.  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 2844:30 total time, 784:00 since overhaul.  Sold to MacKenzie Products of Leaside, Ontario (now part of Toronto).  Registered as CF-GDQ.

 

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

7948

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1441

 

 

 

 

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

 

Category A crash, date not clear.

 

last date: 26 March 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

7949

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

1442

 

 

 

 

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

 

With No. 10 Service Flying Training School at Dauphin, Manitoba when it received Category C5 damage at 10:26 on 2 November 1941 (or 1942?), at Dauphin.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 26 November 1943 to 19 January 1944.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed.  Issued from storage on 10 February 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, where it was noted with 3122:25 total time, 1243:55 since overhaul.  To US civil register as N69539.

 

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


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