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Serial Numbers
RCAF 8600 to 8649
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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

8600

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 3 June 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To storage on 24 May 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage. Pending disposal from 10 August 1945. Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at No. 206 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite, where it was noted with 759:00 logged time, never overhauled. Noted stored at Neepawa, Manitoba on 12 September 1947.

 

last date: 29 October 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

8601

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 3 June 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944. Pending disposal from 2 February 1945. By 27 November 1945 on the books of Maintenance Command, stored at No. 3 Surplus Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2106:40 logged time, never overhauled.

 

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

8602

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 June 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To storage on 22 March 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage. Pending disposal from 10 August 1945. By 27 November 1945 on the books of Maintenance Command, stored at No. 4 Surplus Equipment Holding Unit at Estevan, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 1077:55 logged time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 19 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

8603

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 June 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944. Pending disposal from 3 May 1945. By 27 November 1945 on the books of Maintenance Command, stored at No. 5 Surplus Equipment Holding Unit at Neepawa, Manitoba, where it was noted with 2040:20 logged time, never overhauled.

 

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

8604

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 June 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for crash repairs, 10 August to 16 November 1942. Back to No. 2 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 38 Service Flying Training School at Estevan, Saskatchewan. To storage on 2 April 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage. Pending disposal from 10 August 1945. By 27 November 1945 on the books of Maintenance Command, stored at No. 4 Surplus Equipment Holding Unit at Estevan, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 1042:40 logged time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 19 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

8605

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 June 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To storage from 4 May to 16 August 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944. Pending disposal from 2 March 1945. By 27 November 1945 on the books of Maintenance Command, stored at No. 3 Surplus Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 1710:05 logged time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 19 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

8606

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 June 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To storage on 3 June 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage. Pending disposal from 10 August 1945. By 27 November 1945 on the books of Maintenance Command, stored at No. 4 Surplus Equipment Holding Unit at Estevan, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 1244:45 logged time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 21 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

8607

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 June 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

Scrapped by No. 7 Bombing & Gunnery School at Paulson, Manitoba.

 

last date: 7 June 1943 - Written off, reduced to spares and produce

8608

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 13 June 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft on 24 April 1944. To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 2 June 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage. Issued from storage on 6 February 1945. Pending disposal from 10 October 1945. By 28 November 1945 on the books of Maintenance Command, stored at No. 4 Surplus Equipment Holding Unit at Estevan, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 1624:40 logged time, 390:50 since overhaul.

 

last date: 21 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

8609

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 June 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To storage on 19 February 1944. To No. 4 Training Command on 7 July 1944, still in storage. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage. Pending disposal from 8 June 1945. By 27 November 1945 on the books of Maintenance Command, stored at No. 3 Surplus Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 1119:05 logged time, never overhauled.

 

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

8610

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 June 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To storage on 27 January 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage. Pending disposal from 28 July 1945. Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at No. 206 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite, where it was noted with 710:35 logged time, never overhauled. Noted stored at Weyburn, Saskatchewan on 2 September 1947.

 

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

8611

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 June 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 2 April 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage. Pending disposal from 10 August 1945. By 27 November 1945 on the books of Maintenance Command, stored at No. 4 Surplus Equipment Holding Unit at Estevan, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 1226:00 logged time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 21 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

8612

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 June 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot on 8 May 1944. To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 19 September 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage. Pending disposal from 10 August 1945. By 27 November 1945 on the books of Maintenance Command, stored at No. 4 Surplus Equipment Holding Unit at Estevan, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 1252:00 logged time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 21 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

8613

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 June 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To storage on 19 February 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage. Pending disposal from 10 August 1945. By 27 November 1945 on the books of Maintenance Command, stored at No. 4 Surplus Equipment Holding Unit at Estevan, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 1050:30 logged time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 21 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

8614

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 June 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To storage on 22 March 1944. To No. 4 Training Command on 7 July 1944, still in storage. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage. Pending disposal from 29 May 1945. Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 1055:30 logged time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 21 July 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

8615

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 June 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944. Pending disposal from 6 December 1944. By 27 November 1945 on the books of Maintenance Command, stored at No. 3 Surplus Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2098:40 logged time, never overhauled.

 

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

8616

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 June 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To storage on 12 January 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage. Pending disposal from 10 August 1945. By 27 November 1945 on the books of Maintenance Command, stored at No. 4 Surplus Equipment Holding Unit at Estevan, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 1114:50 logged time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 21 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

8617

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 June 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944. Pending disposal from 21 March 1945. By 27 November 1945 on the books of Maintenance Command, stored at No. 3 Surplus Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 1983:25 logged time, never overhauled.

 

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

8618

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 June 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To storage, 29 April to 12 July 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944. Pending disposal from 2 March 1945. By 27 November 1945 on the books of Maintenance Command, stored at No. 3 Surplus Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 1785:55 logged time, never overhauled.

 

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

8619

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 22 June 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To storage on 2 April 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage. Pending disposal from 7 June 1945. By 27 November 1945 on the books of Maintenance Command, stored at No. 4 Surplus Equipment Holding Unit at Estevan, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 1432:50 logged time, never overhauled.

 

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

8620

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 June 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

With No. 7 Bombing and Gunnery School at Paulson, Manitoba in spring of 1943. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944. Pending disposal from 2 February 1945. By 27 November 1945 on the books of Maintenance Command, stored at No. 3 Surplus Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2093:30 logged time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 19 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

8621

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 June 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To storage on 2 April 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage. Pending disposal from 10 August 1945. By 27 November 1945 on the books of Maintenance Command, stored at No. 4 Surplus Equipment Holding Unit at Estevan, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 1071:35 logged time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 21 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

8622

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Delivered to No. 38 Service Flying Training School at Estevan, Saskatchewan on 10 July 1942. To storage with No. 4 Training Command on 2 March 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage. Pending disposal from 13 June 1945. Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 1244:55 logged time, never overhauled.

 

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

8623

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 June 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To storage on 2 April 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage. Pending disposal from 10 August 1945. By 27 November 1945 on the books of Maintenance Command, stored at No. 4 Surplus Equipment Holding Unit at Estevan, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 1256:50 logged time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 21 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

8624

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 July 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To storage on 2 April 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage. Pending disposal from 7 June 1945. By 27 November 1945 on the books of Maintenance Command, stored at No. 4 Surplus Equipment Holding Unit at Estevan, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 1376:50 logged time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 19 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

8625

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Delivered to No. 38 Service Flying Training School at Estevan, Saskatchewan on 10 July 1942. To storage with No. 4 Training Command on 2 March 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage. Pending disposal from 29 May 1945. Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 1116:05 logged time, never overhauled. Sold to Alberta Provincial Department of Education.

 

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

8626

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 July 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

With No. 41 Service Flying Training School in Weyburn, Saskatchewan in late 1943. To storage on 2 July 1942. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage. Pending disposal from 10 July 1945. Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at No. 206 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite, where it was noted with 1440:35 logged time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 24 July 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

8627

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 July 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

Noted as not equipped with dual brakes when accepted. Delivered to stored reserve, issued from storage on 13 July 1942. To storage with No. 4 Training Command on 2 March 1944, issued from storage in August 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944. With No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta when it crashed on 21 January 1945. Struck a ferry cable across the Bow River near Bassano, Alberta (70 miles north-east of Claresholm) at 14:30 during low level navigation exercise, sank through ice on the river. LAC I.R. Vidler, RAAF, F/S L.J. Tame, and P/O K.L. Suton, RAF killed. To No. 10 Repair Depot on 10 February 1945 for scrapping.

 

last date: 28 March 1945 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

8628

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 July 1943 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

Noted as not equipped with dual brakes when accepted. Delivered to stored reserve. Issued to No. 38 Service Flying Training School at Estevan, Saskatchewan on 15 July 1942. To storage on 2 April 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage. Pending disposal from 21 September 1945. Stored at No. 10 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 679:0 logged time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 24 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

8629

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 July 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

Noted as not equipped with dual brakes when accepted. Delivered to stored reserve, issued from storage on 24 July 1942, for use by No. 41 Service Flying Training School in Weyburn, Saskatchewan. Still there in late 1943. To storage on 29 April 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage. Pending disposal from 10 July 1945. Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at No. 206 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite, where it was noted with 1204:45 logged time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 24 July 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

8630

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 July 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To storage, 5 May to 16 September 1944. Back to storage on 29 September 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage. Pending disposal from 10 July 1945. Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at No. 206 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite, where it was noted with 1393:30 logged time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 24 September 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

8631

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 13 July 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To storage, 29 April to 16 September 1944. Back to storage on 29 September 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage. Pending disposal from 10 July 1945. Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at No. 206 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite, where it was noted with 1339:15 logged time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 24 July 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

8632

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 July 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To storage on 7 June 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage. Pending disposal from 29 August 1945. Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at No. 206 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite, where it was noted with 1106:30 logged time, never overhauled. Still with No. 10 Repair Depot on 25 October 1946.

 

last date: October(?) 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

8633

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 July 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

With No. 41 Service Flying Training School in Weyburn, Saskatchewan in late 1943. To storage on 7 June 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage. Pending disposal from 28 July 1945. Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at No. 206 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite, where it was noted with 1297:50 logged time, never overhauled. Still with No. 10 Repair Depot on 25 October 1946, stored at Weyburn.

 

last date: October(?) 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

8634

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 July 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, 26 January to 14 March 1943. to storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 3 May 1943. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944. Pending disposal from 2 March 1945. Sold to Frank Ambrose Aviation of Whitestone, New York.

 

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

8635

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 July 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To storage on 15 November 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage. Pending disposal from 10 July 1945. By 27 November 1945 on the books of Maintenance Command, stored at No. 3 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was noted with 1596:50 logged time, never overhauled.

 

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

8636

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 July 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To storage on 15 November 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage. Pending disposal from 10 July 1945. By 27 November 1945 on the books of Maintenance Command, stored at No. 3 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was noted with 1300:05 logged time, never overhauled.

 

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

8637

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 July 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

With No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba when it crashed on 3 December 1943. 4 fatalities. To No. 8 Repair Depot on 6 December 1943 for scrapping.

 

last date: 12 January 1944 - Struck off, reduced to produce only

8638

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 July 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

Pending disposal from 15 November 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal. Stored at No. 205 Equipment Holding Unit at Neepawa, Manitoba, where it was noted with 2014:40 logged time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 10 March 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

8639

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 August 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To storage, 3 June to 16 September 1944. To storage again on 29 September 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage. Pending disposal from 10 July 1945. Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at No. 206 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite, where it was noted with 1424:15 logged time, never overhauled. Still with No. 10 Repair Depot on 25 October 1946. Noted stored at Weyburn, Saskatchewan on 12 September 1947.

 

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

8640

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 13 August 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

Equipped with dual control brakes. Pending disposal from 15 November 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal. Stored at No. 205 Equipment Holding Unit at Neepawa, Manitoba, where it was noted with 2088:00 logged time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 10 March 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

8641

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 August 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

To storage on 25 September 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage. Pending disposal from 10 July 1945. In storage at No. 3 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Carberry, Manitoba on 17 January 1945, when it was inhibited. Still at 3 REMU on 27 November 1945. Noted with 1520:50 logged time, never overhauled, while in storage.

 

last date: 19 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

8642

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 August 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

Equipped with dual control brakes. To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, 29 December 1942 to 27 February 1943. To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed. Issued from storage on 25 March 1943, for use by No. 17 Service Flying Training School at Souris, Manitoba. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944. To storage on 14 April 1945. Pending disposal from 9 July 1945. By 27 November 1945 on the books of Maintenance Command, stored at No. 5 Surplus Equipment Holding Unit at Neepawa, Manitoba, where it was noted with 1607:20 logged time, never overhauled.

 

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

8643

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 August 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

Equipped with dual control brakes. To storage, 12 January to 17 February 1944. to No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944. Pending disposal from 2 March 1945. By 27 November 1945 on the books of Maintenance Command, stored at No. 3 Surplus Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 1969:40 logged time, never overhauled.

 

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

8644

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 August 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

Delivered new to No. 5 Bombing & Gunnery School at Dafoe, Saskatchewan, probably on 6 September 1942. To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg on 24 September 1942. Back to No. 2 Training Command on 26 October 1942. To storage on 12 September 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage. Pending disposal from 10 July 1945. By 27 November 1945 on the books of Maintenance Command, stored at No. 3 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was noted with 1639:05 logged time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 19 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

8645

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 January 1943 - Delivered to storage with No. 2 Training Command

 

Equipped with dual control brakes. Noted on 27 August 1942 as requiring demagnetization. This apparently delayed acceptance by the RCAF. Issued from storage on 5 February 1943. To No. 2 Command on 1 December 1944. To storage on 1 December 1944. Delivered to storage at No. 3 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Carberry, Manitoba on 8 December 1944. Pending disposal from 30 July 1945. By 27 November 1945 on the books of Maintenance Command, still at No. 3 REMU. Noted with 948:20 logged time, never overhauled, while in storage.

 

last date: 19 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

8646

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 August 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

Equipped with dual control brakes. To storage on 2 February 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage. Pending disposal from 7 June 1945. By 27 November 1945 on the books of Maintenance Command, stored at No. 4 Surplus Equipment Holding Unit at Estevan, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 1366:35 logged time, never overhauled.

 

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

8647

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 September 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

Pending disposal from 15 November 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal. Delivered from No. 3 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Carberry, Manitoba to No. 205 Equipment Holding Unit at Neepawa, Manitoba for storage on 4 December 1944. Noted with 1961:45 logged time, never overhauled, while at Neepawa.

 

last date: 10 March 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

8648

Avro

MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

Anson

Mk. II

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 September 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

Delivered to No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba on 13 September 1942. Pending disposal from 15 November 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal. Stored at No. 205 Equipment Holding Unit at Neepawa, Manitoba, where it was noted with 2046:25 logged time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 10 March 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

8649X

Avro

 

Anson

Vidal Anson

 

 

first date: 11 March 1940 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada as 6013

 

Prototype of moulded wooden fuselage Ansons. Built using wings and components of UK built Anson I, RCAF 6013 (ex RAF N9943). To Test and Development Flight at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario on 25 February 1941. Assembly started at RCAF Rockcliffe 30 May 1941, completed late July 1941. Serial number marked "8649X". Distinguished from later Anson Vs by flat fuselage top, and only 2 round windows per side. Fuselage supplied by Vidal Research Corporation of New Rochelle, New York. Retained UK built Cheetah IX engines. Assigned to No. 4 Training Command on 6 October 1941. To Federal Aircraft in Montreal on 20 April 1942. Back to No. 4 Training Command for use at No. 2 Air Observer School at Edmonton, Alberta on 20 May 1942, "for weather testing under severe conditions". Equipped with airline style seating when it arrived there. Deliberately stored outside, to determine weather resistance of the new fuselage. Mostly used for VIP flights, only flying occasionally. To No. 3 Training Command on 3 May 1944. Pending disposal from 1 July 1944. Noted as assigned to National Research Council on 2 October 1944, but this was apparently cancelled. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal. Stored at No. 9 Repair Depot at St Jean, PQ, where it was noted with 1776:40 logged time, never overhauled.

 

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


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