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Canadian Military Aircraft
Serial Numbers
RCAF 8700 to 8749
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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

8700

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2250

 

 

 

 

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

 

Pending disposal from 7 September 1944, still with No. 4 Training Command.  To No. 2 Air command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2097:10 total time, never overhauled.  To US civil register as N79281.  Last registered owner was R. Hough of Hammond, Indiana, this registration cancelled.

 

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

8701

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2251

 

 

 

 

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 A crash at 14:37 on 27 April 1942.  Collided with Fort 3591 over the Calgary aerodrome.  The Fort landed safely without further damage.  Had 234:15 logged time when written off.  All 3 occupants of this aircraft killed: instructor F/L H.M. Rowlings, student LAC B.A. Flatt and 50 year old link instructor F/O H.H. Weeks, who was along for a ride during a wings test.

 

last date: 9 June 1942 - Written off, scrapped at No. 3 SFTS

8702

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2252

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 29 November 1943 to 10 January 1944.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 25 October 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 17 April 1945.  Stored by No. 12 Service Flying Training School at Brandon, Manitoba, where it was noted with 2425:05 total time, 382:45 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft Ltd. of Montreal.  To US civil register as N60043.

 

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

8703

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2253

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 14 January to 11 March 1944.  To storage with No. 4 Training command when completed, issued from storage on 1 August 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  to storage on 23 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 28 June 1945.  Stored by No. 2 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was noted with 2460:20 total time, 413:05 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft Ltd. of Montreal.  To US civil register as N60526.

 

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

8704

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2254

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

Pending disposal from 2 June 1944.  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 2048:40 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

8705

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2255

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

Used by No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  Category A crash while with this School, on 6 June 1943.  Scrapped by No. 10 Repair Depot.

 

last date: 19 July 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

8706

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2256

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 8 February 1944.  Originally intended for No. 1 Training Command on completion, but re-assigned to storage with No. 2 Training Command on 24 April 1944.  Issued from storage on 1 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 2870:10 total time, 834:10 since overhaul.  By 27 November 1945 on the books of Material Command, stored at the Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite at Saskatoon.

 

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

8707

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2257

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

Used by No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  Category C damage at Calgary Municipal Airport at 09:10 on 14 April 1942.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 3 December 1943 to 18 January 1944.  to storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 1 June 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  To storage on 24 January 1945.  Pending disposal from August 1945.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 4790:45 total time, 2384:35 since overhaul.  Sold to A.J. Leeward of Montreal.  To US civil register as N69537.

 

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

8708

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2258

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

Used by No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  Category C14 damage at Calgary aerodrome at 09:00 on 10 June 1942.  Port wing struck gas tender while being taxied by student pilot, aircraft swung and struck a fire truck and a hanger.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 8 December 1943 to 26 January 1944.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 1 June 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  To storage on 24 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 1 August 1945.  Stored at No. 10 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 4703:05 total time, 2641:00 since overhaul.  To civil register as CF-DDO.

 

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

8709

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2259

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 3 December 1943 to 15 January 1944.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 1 June 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  To storage on 24 January 1945.  Pending disposal from August 1945.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 2699:55 total time, 540:45 since overhaul.  Sold to Lee and Johnson of Vanderhoof, BC.  To civil register as CF-DUV.

 

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

8710

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2260

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 14 October to 18 November 1943.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 6 December 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 10 April 1945.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at No. 2 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Bowden, Alberta, where it was noted with 3114:00 total time, 1012:00 since overhaul.  To civil register as CF-DYL.  Later to US civil register as N1336N

 

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

8711

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2261

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 24 January to 13 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, when it was noted with No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  Pending disposal from 10 April 1945.  Stored at No. 2 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Bowden, Alberta, where it was noted with 2389:55 total time, 282:55 since overhaul.  Registered as CF-BMQ to W.E. Brett of Chilliwack, BC on 23 October 1945.  To C.V. Dick and G. Rubenock of Vancouver on 7 July 1946, not taken up.  To J.W. Beban and H. de W. Laird of Nanaimo, BC on 8 July 1946.  To Beban Logging Co. of Nanaimo on 22 March 1948.  To L.W. Mantie and O.M. Foster of Vancouver on 9 September 1949.  Certificate lapsed on 11 September 1950.  Scrapped, after wing spar rot discovered.

 

last date: 15 September 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

8712

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2262

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta.  Pending disposal from 25 May 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at Calgary, where it was first noted with 2034:15 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

8713

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2263

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 3 August 1945.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 1999:20 total time, never overhauled.  To US civil register as N58910.

 

last date: 14 May 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

8714

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2264

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 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, 10 December 1942 to 17 February 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 30 March 1943.  Back to storage on 19 October 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage.  Pending disposal from 28 June 1945.  Stored by No. 2 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was noted with 3045:40 total time, 1773:55 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft Ltd. of Montreal.  To US civil register as N9090H.  Registered to the Liberty School of Aviation in Miami, Florida when this registration was cancelled.

 

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

8715

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2265

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 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, 1 February to 23 March 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.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot.  Sold to K. Kerkorian of Los Angles, California.  To US civil register as N63044.

 

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

8716

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2266

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

Assigned to storage with No. 2 Training Command on 17 February 1943, delivered on 20 March 1943.  To workshop reserve at 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 August 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1945.  Pending disposal from 17 April 1945.  Noted with 1760:00 total time while in storage.  Sold to Siple Aircraft Ltd. of Montreal.  To US civil register as N60061.  Registered to Cannon Aviation of Hickory, North Carolina when this registration was cancelled on 1 April 1955.

 

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

8717

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2267

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 January 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  Category A damage at the Claresholm aerodrome at 16:45 on 3 February 1942, when Crane 8729 struck this aircraft on the runway.  Aircraft also reported to be with 3 SFTS at time of crash.  Had 35:00 logged time when struck off.  Scrapped by No. 10 Repair Depot at Calgary.

 

last date: 3 August 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

8718

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2268

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  To No. 2 Training Command on 8 January 1943.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 1 June to 16 August 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 3 June 1944.  Back 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 1570:35 total time, 296:35 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft Ltd. of Montreal.  To US civil register as N60554.

 

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

8719

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2269

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  Category C12 damage at Claresholm aerodrome at 00:15 on 2 May 1942.  At No. 2 Flying Instructors School at Pearce, Alberta in early 1944.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 22 February to 24 April 1944.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 1 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 2872:35 total time, 837:30 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft Ltd. of Montreal.  To US civil register as N66019.

 

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

8720

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2270

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 January 1942 - 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, 7 May to 16 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 2 February 1945.  Stored at No. 407 Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2783:55 total time, 1497:45 since overhaul.  Later stored at No. 3 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit.  To US civil register as N79261.  Registered in Wisconsin when the registration was cancelled on 21 February 1956.

 

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

8721

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2271

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 January 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  Category C1 damage in a hanger at Claresholm at 12:30 on 31 January 1942, when a towing tractor ran into the port elevator.  Category C1 damage at Rockcliffe aerodrome at 11:00 on 15 April 1942(?), reported by the Conversion Training Squadron.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 2 February to 25 March 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.  Sold to Spilbury & Hepburn of Vancouver, BC.  To civil register as CF-BXW on 21 September 1941, operated by Queen Charlotte Airways.  To Brisbane Aviation of Vancouver, BC on 18 September 1948.  Scrapped, registration cancelled on 15 September 1950.

 

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

8722

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2272

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 January 1942 - 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 2 March 1943.  Issued from storage later in 1943.  Pending disposal from 24 November 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 407 Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 1573:25 total time, 356:05 since overhaul.

 

last date: 17 May 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

8723

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2273

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 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 15:40 on 31 March 1942, 5 miles north-east of Claresholm.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 28 February to 24 April 1944.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 2 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 2872:40 total time, 835:35 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft of Montreal.  To US civil register as N66074.  Registered to Stones & Wells Flying Service of Jacksonville, Florida when this registration was revoked.

 

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

8724

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2274

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 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 05:20 on 30 April 1942, when this aircraft taxied into Crane 8666.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 26 November 1943 to 13 January 1944.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 25 October 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 2138:00 total time, 377:35 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft Ltd. of Montreal.  To US civil register as N1004M.  Registered in Louisiana when the registration was cancelled on 12 July 1956.

 

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

8725

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2275

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  Category C10 damage at the Calgary aerodrome at 16:00 on 23 January 1942, reported by No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Calgary.  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 2039:55 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

8726

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2276

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  To No. 2 Training Command on 17 November 1942.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 7 January to 29 February 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 1863:25 total time, 12:55 since overhaul.  Transferred from War Assets Corporation to the Royal Canadian Flying Club Association.  To civil register as CF-DBE.  Later to US civil register as N66566.

 

last date: 11 December 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

8727

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2277

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  To No. 2 Training Command on 8 January 1943.  Pending disposal from 22 May 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 201 Equipment Holding Unit at Estevan, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2033:05 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

8728

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2278

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 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, 28 March to 12 May 1944.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 13 June 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 2697:45 total time, 658:45 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft Ltd.  To US civil register as N79222.

 

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

8729

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2279

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  Crashed at Claresholm aerodrome at 16:45 on 3 February 1942, striking Crane 8717 on the runway.  Originally classified as Category A.  To Prairie Airways for crash repairs on 4 February 1942, with 35:00 logged time.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command on 10 June 1942, issued from storage on 8 September 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command on 26 October 1942.  Pending disposal from 28 November 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 405 Equipment Holding Unit, where it was noted with 2062:35 total time, never overhauled.  Later stored at No. 3 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit.

 

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

8730

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2280

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 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, 16 December 1942 to 3 April 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 19 June 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 2437:15 total time, 1168:00 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft Ltd. of Montreal.  To US civil register as N66034.

 

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

8731

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2281

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 January 1942 - 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, 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 1960:00 total time, 865:10 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft Ltd. of Montreal.  To US civil register as N79224.

 

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

8732

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2282

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 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, 20 December 1943 to 19 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 2046:10 total time, 7:05 since overhaul.  To civil register as CF-BZT.  Operated by Algoma Air Transport in 1945.  To Inter Provincial Air Services of Chatham, Ont. On 30 November 1945.  To W.B. Easton of Malton, Ontario on 10 December 1948.  Later scrapped.

 

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

8733

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2283

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  To No. 2 Training Command on 8 January 1943.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 15 July to 9 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 27 March 1945.  Stored at No. 10 Service Flying Training School at Dauphin, Manitoba, where it was noted with 2604:25 total time, 1283:55 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 N69463.  Owned by Basny Motor Sales of Knox, Indiana when it was deregistered on 20 February 1956.

 

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

8734

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2284

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 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 from 17 July to 22 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 ay Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2243:20 total time, 1148:35 since overhaul.  By 27 November 1945 on the books of Material Command, stored at the Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite at Saskatoon.  Sold to L.N. Campbell of Saskatchewan, registered as CF-DRK.

 

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

8735

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2285

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 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 4 March 1943, issued from storage on 8 April 1943.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 7 July to 4 September 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 8 July 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 17 April 1945.  Sold to Superior Airways of Fort William, Ontario, registered as CF-DFW.

 

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

8736

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2286

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 January 1942 - 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 C 1/2 damage at Edmonton, Alberta at 14:30 on 3 May 1942.  Aircraft swung while being towed by tractor, starboard propeller struck the tractor.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 10 December 1942 to 2 March 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 30 March 1943.  To storage on 28 November 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage.  Pending disposal from 28 June 1945.  Stored by No. 2 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was noted with 1746:20 total time, 474:40 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft Ltd. of Montreal.  To US civil register as N60239.  Registered to Eagle Flying Services of Bristol Pennsylvania when it was deregistered on 14 January 1977.

 

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

8737

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2287

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 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 19 March 1943, issued from storage on 30 March 1943.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 7 May to 17 July 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed., issued from storage on 2 September 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 2874:10 total time, 1597:35 since overhaul.  To US civil register as N69170.

 

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

8738

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2288

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 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, 17 December 1942 to 16 March 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 8 April 1943.  Scrapped at No. 10 Service Flying Training School at Dauphin, Manitoba.

 

last date: 8 July 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

8739

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2289

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 January 1942 - 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 suffered a Category A crash on 27 January 1943.  Scrapped by No. 10 Repair Depot.

 

last date: 22 March 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

8740

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2290

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, 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 1707:10 total time, never overhauled.  Sold to J.B. Lorne of Toronto.  To Canadian civil register as CF-BNT on 27 December 1945.  To Peninsula Air Service of Hamilton, Ontario on 18 April 1946.  To G.L. Yanocko of Toronto on 15 July 1947.  To R. Pedder of Toronto on 3 January 1953.  Reported as dismantled.

 

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

8741

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2291

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 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, 14 March to 9 May 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.  To storage on 24 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 13 June 1945.  Stored at No. 304 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite, where it was noted with 2106:55 total time, 75:55 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft Ltd. of Montreal.  To US civil register as N61711.  Last registered owner was F.A. Murray of Rockford, Illinois.

 

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

8742

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2292

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 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 19 March 1943, issued from storage on 30 March 1943.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 2 December 1943 to 20 January 1944.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 1 June 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  To storage on 24 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 1 August 1945.  Stored at No. 10 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 2227:40 total time, 574:00 since overhaul.  Sold to Chinook Flying Service Ltd. of Calgary, Alberta.  Registered as CF-BTS on 4 January 1946.  To Central BC Airways of Fort St. James, BC on 20 June 1948.  Registration cancelled on 20 May 1950, reported as scrapped.

 

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

8743

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2293

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  Category A crash at 15:50 on 8 July 1942, 17 miles east of Carmangay, Alberta (about 20 miles north-east of Claresholm).  Collided with Crane 8669 during cross country formation flying.  Both occupants of this aircraft killed: Sgt. C.M. Stearns and LAC W.C. MacDonald.  Scrapped by No. 10 Repair Depot.

 

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

8744

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2294

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 7 December 1943 to 28 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.  To storage on 24 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 1 August 1945.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 4540:55 total time, 2562:55 since overhaul.  Sold to Aviaco of London, Ontario, registered as CF-EXB.  Sold to R. Conant for $325.

 

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

8745

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2295

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 10 December 1942 to 20 February 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 30 March 1943.  Pending disposal from 28 November 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 407 Equipment Holding Unit, where it was noted with 3313:05 total time, 2042:05 since overhaul.

 

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

8746

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2296

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 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 20 March 1943, issued from storage on 30 March 1943.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 7 May to 17 July 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 17 July 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 2817:10 total time, 1534:20 since overhaul.  Sold to Siple Aircraft Ltd. of Montreal.  To US civil register as N79204.

 

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

8747

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2297

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  Category A crash at 15:30 on 23 February 1942, at Claresholm.  Circled down and crashed during formation practice.  LAC E. Rodgers killed.  Had 68:45 logged time when struck off.  Scrapped by No. 10 Repair Depot.

 

last date: 15 May 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

8748

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2298

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

Assigned to storage with No. 2 Training Command on 17 February 1943, delivered on 8 March 1943, issued from storage on 30 March 1943.  To Prairie Airways for overhaul, 6 April to June 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Back to No. 4 Training Command on 9 August 1943, then to storage on 24 August 1943.  Issued from storage on 21 September 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 2511:48 total time, 1443:25 since overhaul.  To US civil register as N69531.

 

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

8749

Cessna

 

Crane

Mk. I

 

 

 

2299

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 January 1942 - Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

 

First assigned to No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  Category C10 damage at 11:40 on 4 February 1942, at Woodhouse, Alberta (about 5miles south-east of Claresholm aerodrome).  To No. 2 Training Command on 17 November 1942.  To No. 8 Repair Depot on 15 May 1944 for scrapping, following a Category A crash.

 

last date: 6 June 1944 - Written off, produce value only


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