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Serial Numbers
RCAF 8650 to 8699
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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

8650

Beechcraft

 

18A

 

 

 

18A

62

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 September 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 3 Training Command

 

Prototype Beechcraft 18, first flight on 15 January 1937.  Carried US registration NC15810.  Sold to Etheyl Corp. as an executive transport after initial testing.  Reported as converted to 18B while on US register, but RCAF records only refer to this aircraft as an 18A.  Purchased second hand through Charles H. Babb & Co., possibly using Lend Lease funding.  Fitted with Wright R760-E2 engines when purchased.  First assigned to No. 3 Training Command Comm Flight.  To No. 9 Repair Depot on 2 March 1944 for overhaul, with 1331:15 logged time.  Later noted with 1357:20 logged time while in storage at No. 9 RD.  Scrapped by No. 9 Repair Depot.  Identified as "18A" in official RCAF records, commonly called Expeditor later in war.  Reported under restoration in Alaska in 2008.

 

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

8651

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2201

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 December 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 4 November to 24 December 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 25 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 3161:30 total time, 833:05 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft Ltd. of Montreal.  To US civil register as N1005M.

 

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

8652

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2202

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 December 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 17 February 1943, issued from storage on 30 March 1943.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 15 May to 28 July 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 26 May 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 13 July 1945.  Stored at No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2067:15 total time, 783:25 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft Ltd. of Montreal.  To US civil register as N60791.

 

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

8653

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2203

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 December 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  Assigned to No. 2 Training Command on 17 November 1942, delivered on 15 December 1942.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 19 January to 11 March 1944.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 25 October 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  To storage on 24 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 1 August 1945.  Stored by no. 10 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 2097:35 total time, 251:50 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft Ltd. of Montreal.  To US civil register as N56723.

 

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

8654

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2204

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 December 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  Assigned to storage with No. 2 Training Command on 17 February 1943, delivered on 20 March 1943.  To No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg on 9 August 1943, for wing modifications.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 17 September 1943, issued from storage on 1 April 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 5 March 1945.  Stored at No. 3 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2046:30 total time, never overhauled.  To US civil register as N79267.  Last known owner H.R. Snoke of Fort Wayne, Indiana, this registration revoked

 

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

8655

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2205

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 December 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  Assigned to storage with No. 2 Training Command on 17 February 1943, delivered on 20 March 1943.  Issued from storage on 30 March 1943.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 2 May to 16 July 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 16 September 1943.  To No. 8 Repair Depot on 29 February 1944, for scrapping, following a Category A crash.

 

last date: 17 March 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

8656

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2206

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 December 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  Assigned to No. 2 Training Command on 17 November 1942, delivered on 15 December 1942.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from that date.  Stored at No. 3 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan.  Also stored at No. 407 Equipment Holding Unit, where it was noted with 2092:50 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

8657

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2207

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 December 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  Pending disposal from 20 September 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 3 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2251:35 total time, never overhauled.  To US civil register as N79282.  Later to Venezuela as YV-P-APC.

 

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

8658

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2208

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 December 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  Category C1 damage at the Calgary aerodrome, at 15:08 on 11 March 1942, while still with No. 15 SFTS.  At No. 2 Flying Instructors School at Pearce, Alberta in early 1944.  Pending disposal from 15 May 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 2036:35 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

8659

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2209

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 December 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  Assigned to No. 2 Training Command on 17 November 1942, delivered on 15 December 1942.  To Prairie Airways at Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.  for overhaul, 9 June to 21 August 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, not issued from storage until 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 1605:55 total time, 351:40 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft Ltd. of Montreal.  To US civil register as N60548.

 

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

8660

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2210

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 December 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  Assigned to storage with No. 2 Training Command on 17 February 1943, delivered on 19 March 1943.  To No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg on 9 August 1943, for wing modifications.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 17 September 1943, issued from storage on 14 August 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 1500:55 total time, never overhauled.  To US civil register as N60560.

 

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

8661

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2211

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 December 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  Still with this School when it received Category B damage at 11:30 on 12 February 1942, 1/2 mile south of Stavely, Alberta (7 miles north of the Claresholm aerodrome).  This aircraft collided in mid-air with Tiger Moth 4995 from No. 5 Elementary Flying Training School at nearby High River, and made a forced landing.  To Prairie Airways for crash repairs, 18 February 1942, with 116:00 logged time.  To No. 2 Training Command on 10 July 1942.  Pending disposal from 27 April 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 201 Holding Unit at Estevan, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2102:35 total time, 10:00 since overhaul.

 

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

8662

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2212

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 December 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 11 June to 30 August 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training command when completed, issued from storage on 17 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 973:35 total time, 332:50 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft Ltd. of Montreal.  To US civil register as N60536.  Later registered as N20T to G.S. Tobin of Mount Royal, PQ.  Reported destroyed, registration cancelled in 1997.

 

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

8663

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2213

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 December 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  To stored reserve with No. 2 Training Command on 17 February 1943, issued from storage on 30 March 1943.  Back to storage from 4 August to 7 December 1943.  Pending disposal from 17 October 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at Neepawa, Manitoba, where it was noted with 2035:10 total time, never overhauled.  To US civil register as N60240.  Last known owner was W.M. Patterson of Baltimore, Maryland, this registration revoked.

 

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

8664

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2214

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 December 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 16 December 1942 to 29 March 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 27 May 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 27 November 1945.  Stored at No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 3149:45 total time, 1876:50 since overhaul.  By 27 November 1945 on the books of Material Command, stored at the Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite at Saskatoon.  To US civil register as N5668N.

 

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

8665

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2215

 

 

 

 

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

 

Reason for out of sequence delivery is not known.  Category A crash on 19 July 1943.  Scrapped by No. 10 Service Flying Training School at Dauphin, Manitoba.

 

last date: 6 August 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

8666

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2216

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  Category C 1/2 damage at 05:20 on 30 April 1942, at Claresholm aerodrome, when Crane 8724 taxied into this aircraft.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 17 February 1943, issued from storage on 22 May 1943.  May have been delivered from storage on March 1943.  Pending disposal from 24 April 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 201 Holding Unit at Estevan, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2100:45 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

8667

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2217

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  Category C 4 damage at 09:30 on 9 April 1942, at Claresholm aerodrome.  At No. 2 Flying Instructors School at Pearce, Alberta in early 1944.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 27 March to 22 May 1944.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 5 June 1944.  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 2858:45 total time, 819:40 since overhaul.  By 27 November 1945 on the books of Material Command, stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at the Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite at Saskatoon.  To US civil register as N5669N.

 

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

8668

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2218

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  To workshop reserve at No. 10 Repair Depot on 22 February 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 8 March 1943.  Issued from storage on 9 August 1943, back to No. 4 Training Command.  To storage again, 24 August to 21 September 1943.  Pending disposal from 10 August 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 10 Repair Depot at Calgary, where it was noted with 2100:45 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

8669

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2219

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  Category C2 damage at Claresholm aerodrome, at 14:15 on 19 April 1942.  Category A crash at Carmangay, Alberta (20 miles east-north-east of Claresholm) at 15:50 on 8 July 1942.  Collided with Crane 8743 during formation flying.  Both crew on this aircraft killed, including pilot E.E. Gutteridge.  (Listed as an LAC in some RCAF records, listed as a Sgt. in Commonwealth War Graves Commission database.)  Scrapped by No. 10 Repair Depot.

 

last date: 28 November 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

8670

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2220

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 January 1942 - Taken on strength at No. 7 (E) Depot at Winnipeg

 

To Western Air Command on 10 January 1942, for use by No. 13 (OT) Squadron, RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC.  To Coates Ltd. at Vancouver for wing leading edge modifications, 14 January to 1 March 1943.  Back to Western Air Command when completed.  Later served with No. 122 (K) Squadron, and No. 166 (T) Squadron on the west coast.  To storage on 11 April 1944.  To No. 4 Training Command on 21 July 1944, still in storage.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage.  Pending disposal from 28 February 1945.  Transferred from War Assets Corporation to Royal Canadian Flying Club Association.  To civil register as CF-COS.

 

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

8671

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2221

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 January 1942 - Taken on strength at No. 7 (E) Depot at Winnipeg

 

To Western Air Command on 12 January 1942, for use by No. 13 (OT) Squadron, RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC.  Category C7 damage at Patricia Bay at 14:45 on 6 March 1942.  With No. 147 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC when it suffered a Category A crash at 12:50 on 7 July 1942, 3 miles south-east of Sea Island, BC, while on a training flight.  Destroyed by post impact fire, cause listed as "obscure".  3 fatalities, F/O D.J. Sterling, Sgt. H.M. Miners and AC1 E.J. Delany.  To No. 8 Repair Depot at Vancouver for write off action.

 

last date: 8 August 1942 - Struck off

8672

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2222

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 January 1942 - Taken on strength at No. 7 (E) Depot at Winnipeg

 

To Western Air Command on 10 January 1942, for use by No. 13 (OT) Squadron, RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC.  Category C damage at Patricia Bay at 10:30 on 27 March 1942, reported as "propellers broken".  To Coates Ltd. at Vancouver for wing leading edge modifications, 4 June to 30 July 1943.  Back to Western Air Command when completed.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command on 21 July 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage.  Pending disposal from 28 February 1945.  Transferred from War Assets Corporation to Royal Canadian Flying Club Association.  To civil register as CF-DBB.

 

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

8673

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2223

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 24 August to 10 November 1942.  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. 10 Service Flying Training School at Dauphin, Manitoba, where it was noted with 2305:20 total time, 1746:50 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 N69457.

 

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

8674

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2224

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 22 December 1942 to 3 April 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 8 May 1943.  Back to storage 4 August to 15 October 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 2671:10 total time, 1348:05 since overhaul.  Sold to A.J. Leeward of Montreal.  To US civil register as N69486.

 

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

8675

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2225

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  To Prairie Airways for crash repairs, 23 December 1942 to 16 April 1943.  To storage with No. 1 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 8 December 1943.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 22 March 1945.  Stored at No. 6 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit, where it was noted with 1704:30 total time, 794:50 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft Ltd.  To civil register as CF-BFO, registered to Siple Aircraft of Dorval, PQ on 3 November 1945.  Sold to J.E. Dalton of Toronto on 23 May 1946.  Later to Inter Provincial Air Services of Windsor, Ontario, and Parsons Airways of Kenora, Ontario.  Condemned due to dry rot in spars, scrapped on 7 August 1949.

 

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

8676

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2226

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  Assigned to No. 2 Training Command on 17 November 1942, delivered on 29 November 1942.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 30 June to 2 September 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 27 November 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 2408:00 total time, 1198:50 since overhaul.  To No. 2 Air Command on 11 June 1946, noted as "to be retained in the RCAF for purposes of public display".  To storage at RCAF Station Lincoln Park, Alberta on 10 July 1950.  To inactive reserve at Lincoln Park on 13 March 1962, noted as "museum a/c".  To RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario on 26 April 1962.  To Air Defence Command at RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario in June 1962.  Assigned to Rockcliffe Museum on 6 February 1964.  Downgraded to "B class equipment" on 11 January 1945.  When ownership was transferred to Department of Secretary of State on 25 February 1969, location was noted as CFB Rockcliffe.  (Making this the only Canadian Forces Crane?)  Also displayed in National Museum of Science and Technology, Ottawa.  Currently in the Canada Aviation and Space Museum in Rockcliffe.

 

last date: 25 February 1969 - Transferred to Department of Secretary of State

8677

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2227

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  Assigned to storage with No. 2 Training Command on 17 February 1943, delivered on 6 March 1943.  Issued from storage on 30 March 1943.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 5 April to 14 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 1845:50 total time, 691:40 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft of Montreal.  To US civil register as N61728.

 

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

8678

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2228

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul,  11 June to 4 September 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 20 October 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 11 April 1945.  Stored by No. 10 Service Flying Training School at Dauphin, Manitoba, where it was noted with 2994:25 total time, 1099:30 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 N69456.

 

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

8679

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2229

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for crash repairs, 16 December 1942 to 12 April 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 7 June 1943.  Back to storage, 4 August to 9 September 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1945.  Pending disposal from 17 April 1945.  Stored at No. 12 Service Flying Training School at Brandon, Manitoba, where it was noted with 2237:55 total time, 1413:35 since overhaul.  Sold to A.J. Leeward of Montreal.  To US civil register as N69487.  Last known owner J.R. Cozatt of Hollywood, Florida, this registration revoked.

 

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

8680

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2230

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 30 December 1943 to 2 March 1944.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  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 2050:40 total time, 12:10 since overhaul.  To US civil register as N58089.  Also on Canadian civil register as CF-DAC.

 

last date: 4 December 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

8681

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2231

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 17 December 1943 to 15 February 1944.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage.  Issued from storage on 26 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 20 February 1945.  Stored at No. 12 Service Flying Training School at Brandon, Manitoba, where it was noted with 2045:05 total time, 6:25 since overhaul.  To Mexican civil register as XA-DUT.  Later to US civil register as N57200.

 

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

8682

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2232

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 11 November to 20 December 1944.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed.  Issued from storage on 10 April 1944, for use by No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 10 April 1945.  Stored at No. 2 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Bowden, Alberta, where it was noted with 2985:10 total time, 484:15 since overhaul.  Sold to Superior Airways of Fort William, Ontario.  Registered as CF-BTN on 21 January 1946.  Damaged beyond repair in forced landing near Mosher Lake following an engine failure on 11 March 1955.

 

last date: 25 September 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

8683

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2233

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  Category C1 damage at Claresholm aerodrome at 15:40 on 9 May 1942. To No. 2 Training Command on 30 March 1943.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 15 May to 28 July 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 9 September 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 19 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 2798:25 total time, 1500:15 since overhaul.  To US civil register as N79260.

 

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

8684

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2234

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  To Prairie Airways for repairs, 24 August to 3 November 1942.  to No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 14 October 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 204 Equipment Holding Unit, where it was noted with 2101:05 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

8685

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2235

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  Category C2 damage at the Woodhouse relief field at 14:00 on 27 January 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command on 17 November 1942.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 21 May to 3 August 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 29 September 1943.  To No. 2 Training 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 1702:35 total time, 404:30 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft of Montreal.  To US civil register as N60248.

 

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

8686

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2236

 

 

 

 

first date: 13 January 1942 - Taken on strength at No. 7 (E) Depot at Winnipeg

 

To Western Air Command on 13 January 1942, for use by No. 13 (OT) Squadron at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC.  Category C21 damage at Patricia Bay at 15:20 on 14 May 1942.  To Coates Ltd. for repairs, 11 May to 21 June 1943.  To Western Air Command when completed.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command on 21 July 1944.  With No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta in 1944.  To storage with No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 28 February 1945.  Transferred from War Assets to Royal Canadian Flying Club Association.  Registered as CF-DBC.

 

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

8687

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2237

 

 

 

 

first date: 13 January 1942 - Taken on strength at No. 7 (E) Depot at Winnipeg

 

To Western Air Command on 13 January 1942, for use by No. 13 (OT) Squadron, RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, 1942.  Reported with 527:40 logged time on 1 March 1943.  To Coates Ltd. for modifications, 3 March to 8 May 1943.  Back to Western Air Command when completed.  Caught fire and burnt out at RCAF Station Sea Island on 14 July 1943.

 

last date: 28 July 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce by No. 3 Repair Depot

8688

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2238

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 1 February to 15 March 1944.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 26 October 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  To storage from 24 January to 9 February 1945.  Pending disposal from 10 April 1945.  Stored at No. 2 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Bowden, Alberta, where it was noted with 2293:25 total time, 358:00 since overhaul.  Sold to Superior Airways Ltd. of Fort William, Ontario.  Registered as CF-BTL on 1 October 1945.  Sold to Pays Platt Outfitters of Rossport, Ontario on 18 June 1946.  Withdrawn from use on 15 November 1949, broken up for spares.

 

last date: 3 October 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

8689

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2239

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 8 December 1943 to 27 January 1944.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed.  Issued from storage on 15 June 1944, for use by No. 3 Service flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 10 April 1945.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at No. 2 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Bowden, Alberta, where it was noted with 2817:25 total time, 774:50 since overhaul.  To US civil register as N69541.  Later to Ecuador register as HC-SRD.

 

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

8690

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2240

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  Damaged in a hanger fire at Calgary on 29 January 1942.  To Prairie Airways for repairs on 3 February 1942, with 38:50 logged time.  To No. 2 Training Command on 10 July 1942.  Pending disposal from 5 May 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 201 Holding Unit at Estevan, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2082:45 total time, 2044:35 since overhaul.

 

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

8691

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2241

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 6 April to 3 June 1944.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 14 July 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 13 July 1945.  Stored at No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2784:40 total time, 702:50 since overhaul.  By 27 November 1945 stored at the Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite at Saskatoon.  Sold to Siple Aircraft Ltd. of Montreal.

 

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

8692

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2242

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 3 January to 6 March 1944.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage.  Issued from storage on 2 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 11 April 1945.  Stored at No. 10 Service Flying Training School at Dauphin, Manitoba, where it was noted with 2147:05 total time, 109:10 since overhaul.  To civil register as CF-DMD.  Later to US civil register as N58064.

 

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

8693

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2243

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 29 February to 12 April 1944.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage.  Pending disposal from 28 February 1945.  Transferred from War Assets Corporation to Royal Canadian Flying Club Association.  To civil register as CF-CSH.

 

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

8694

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2244

 

 

 

 

first date: 13 January 1942 - Taken on strength at No. 7 (E) Depot at Winnipeg

 

To Western Air Command on 13 January 1942, for use by  No. 13 (OT) Squadron, RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC.  To Coates Ltd. for wing modifications, 14 July to 4 September 1943.  Back to Western Air Command when completed.  Later served with No. 122 (K) Squadron at Patricia Bay.  To storage on 11 April 1944.  To No. 4 Training Command on 21 July 1944, still in storage.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage.  Pending disposal from 28 February 1945.  Transferred from War Assets Corporation to Royal Canadian Flying Club Association.  To civil register as CF-CSF.

 

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

8695

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2245

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 27 October to 8 December 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 12 January 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 3220:33 total time, 1992:00 since overhaul.  Sold to J.B. Lowe (or Lome?) of Toronto.  To civil register as CF-BQW.  To Aero Tool Works of Toronto on 18 March 1946.  Registration reserved for Canadian Mining Review on 22 August 1946, not taken up.  To Blue Top Brewing of Kitchener, Ontario on 28 October 1946.  Withdrawn from use and broken up for spares on 10 June 1949.

 

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

8696

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2246

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  Category C4 damage at Claresholm aerodrome, date not clear.  To No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg for wing modifications on 9 August 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 17 September 1943.  Issued from storage on 1 September 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 1604:45 total time, never overhauled.  To US civil register as N61703.

 

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

8697

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2247

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  Category B crash at Sheppard, Alberta at 17:50 on 10 June 1942.  To Prairie Airways for crash repairs, 15 June to 27 August 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 14 January to 10 March 1944.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 5 October 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 2379:30 total time, 453:55 since overhaul.  To US civil register as N67279.

 

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

8698

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2248

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 22 October to 1 December 1943.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 7 January 1944.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 16 June 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, issued from storage on that date.  Pending disposal from 17 April 1945.  Stored at No. 12 Service Flying Training School at Brandon, Manitoba, where it was noted with 2656:50 total time, 550:35 since overhaul.  To civil register as CF-DRS.

 

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

8699

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2249

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  Category C10 damage at Calgary aerodrome at 15:40 on 26 April 1942.  Pending disposal from 2 June 1944, still with No. 4 Training Command.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at Calgary, where it was noted with 2036:20 total time, never overhauled.

 

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


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Created 29 October 2011. Updated 29 October 2011.