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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

AJ211

Lockheed

Lockheed-Vega

Ventura

Mk. II

 

 

137-27-01

37-4349

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 July 1942 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Used by No. 34 Operational Training Unit at Pennfield Ridge, NB.  Category A crash there on 11 February 1943.

 

last date: 6 April 1943 - Struck off after crash, see comments

AJ230

Lockheed

Lockheed-Vega

Ventura

Mk. II

 

 

137-27-01

37-4368

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 July 1942 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Used by No. 34 Operational Training Unit at Pennfield Ridge, NB.  Category B crash there on 6 August 1943.

 

last date: 2 June 1946 - Struck off

AJ247

Lockheed

Lockheed-Vega

Ventura

Mk. II

 

 

137-27-01

37-4385

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 August 1943 (18 January?) - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Used by No. 34 Operational Training Unit at Pennfield Ridge, NB.  Category B crash at Yarmouth, NS on 21 February 1943.  To RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario for special tests July 1943 to October 1944.  Sold for $100 by War Assets Corporation, to W. E. Colpitts, Moncton, NB, 20 October 1947.  To Hunter C. Moody/Decatur Aviation Co, Decatur, IL, December 1948, registered as NL5770N.  To Frederick B. Ayer/Trade-Ayer Co, Linden, NJ, 21 April 1951, still as N5770N.  To Arthur O. Meurer Company Inc, New York, NY on 11 June 1951.  To Fairbanks Morse & Co, Chicago, IL 13 June 1951, registered as N18M.  Converted to executive configuration by AiResearch Aviation, Los Angeles, CA, completed June 1952.  Flew as The Colonel.  To W. B. Willis, San Antonio, TX 9 February 1959, registered as N92U.  To Howard Aero Inc, San Antonio, TX, October 1959.  Converted to Super Ventura, completed 15 April 1960.  Later modified to Howard 350 configuration.  To Jim Walter Corp, Tampa, FL, 14 April 1960, registered as N200JW.  Registered as N208JW, 7 September 1967.  To Florida Tile Industries Inc, Lakeland, FL 15 April 1968, registered as N570FT.  To Hydros Inc, St Petersburg, FL 8 November 1969.  To Friedkin Enterprises Inc, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 5 October 1970.  To Combs Aircraft Inc, Denver, CO 11 February 1971.  To Marine Investment Inc, Mobile, AL 16 June 1971.  To Rotor-Aire Inc/Helicopter Enterprises Inc, West Memphis, TN 21 July 1975.  To Sea-Air Corp, Powder Springs, GA, October 1975.  To Equipment Specialists Inc, Jacksonville, FL 9 February 1977.  Crashed and destroyed, Tenerife-Magdalena, Colombia 13 April 1977.

 

last date: 20 March 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets for disposal

AJ270

Lockheed

Lockheed-Vega

Ventura

Mk. II

 

 

137-27-01

37-4408

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 September 1943 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Used by No. 34 Operational Training Unit at Pennfield Ridge, NB.

 

last date: 20 March 1947 - Struck off

AJ302

Lockheed

Lockheed-Vega

Ventura

Mk. II

 

 

137-27-01

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 January 1944 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Lend Lease aircraft used by RAF in North America, delivered second hand to RCAF.  Delivered to stored reserve with EAC.  Pending disposal at Scoudouc, NB by October 1945.  Had 856:30 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 20 March 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets corporation for sale

AJ335

Lockheed

Lockheed-Vega

Ventura

Mk. II

 

 

137-27-01

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 November 1943 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Lend Lease aircraft used by RAF in North America, delivered second hand to RCAF.  Used by No. 34 Operational Training Unit at Pennfield Ridge, NB.  To stored reserve with EAC on 22 May 1944.  Pending disposal from 22 October 1945.  Stored post war at Scoudouc, NB.  Had 456:40 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 20 March 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

AJ358

Lockheed

Lockheed-Vega

Ventura

Mk. II

 

 

137-27-01

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 November 1943 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Used by No. 34 Operational Training Unit at Pennfield Ridge, NB.  To stored reserve on 22 May 1944.  Pending disposal from 22 October 1945, when it was in storage at Scoudouc, NB.  Had 302:10 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 20 March 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

AJ373

Lockheed

Lockheed-Vega

Ventura

Mk. II

 

 

137-27-01

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 November 1943 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Lend Lease aircraft used by RAF in North America, delivered second hand to RCAF.  Used by No. 34 Operational Training Unit at Pennfield Ridge, NB.  To stored reserve on 22 May 1944.  Pending disposal from 22 October 1945, when it was in storage at Scoudouc, NB.  Had 331:30 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 20 March 1947 - Struck off

AJ375

Lockheed

Lockheed-Vega

Ventura

Mk. II

 

 

137-27-01

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 November 1943 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Lend Lease aircraft used by RAF in North America, delivered second hand to RCAF.  Used by No. 34 Operational Training Unit at Pennfield Ridge, NB.  To stored reserve on 22 May 1944.  Pending disposal from 22 October 1945, when it was in storage at Scoudouc, NB.  Had 440:45 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 20 March 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

AJ383

Lockheed

Lockheed-Vega

Ventura

Mk. II

 

 

137-27-01

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 November 1943 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Lend Lease aircraft used by RAF in North America, delivered second hand to RCAF.  Used by No. 34 Operational Training Unit at Pennfield Ridge, NB.  To No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB on 28 October 1944 for scrapping.

 

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

AJ388

Lockheed

Lockheed-Vega

Ventura

Mk. II

 

 

137-27-01

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 January 1944 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Lend Lease aircraft used by RAF in North America, delivered second hand to RCAF.  Delivered to stored reserve.  Used by No. 34 Operational Training Unit at Pennfield Ridge, NB.  To No. 1 Air Command on 14 February 1945, in storage.  Pending disposal at No. 6 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario from 3 April 1946, when it had 425:55 airframe time.

 

last date: 16 April 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

AJ389

Lockheed

Lockheed-Vega

Ventura

Mk. II

 

 

137-27-01

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 November 1943 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Lend Lease aircraft used by RAF in North America, delivered second hand to RCAF.  Used by No. 34 Operational Training Unit at Pennfield Ridge, NB.  To stored reserve on 4 January 1944.  Pending disposal from 22 October 1945, when it was in storage at Scoudouc, NB.  Had 355:35 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 20 March 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets corporation for sale

AJ402

Lockheed

Lockheed-Vega

Ventura

Mk. II

 

 

137-27-01

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 November 1943 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Lend Lease aircraft used by RAF in North America, delivered second hand to RCAF.  Delivered to stored reserve.  Pending disposal from 22 October 1945, when it was in storage at Scoudouc, NB.  Had 294:25 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 20 March 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

AJ404

Lockheed

Lockheed-Vega

Ventura

Mk. II

 

 

137-27-01

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 January 1944 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Lend Lease aircraft used by RAF in North America, delivered second hand to RCAF.  Delivered to stored reserve.  Issued to No. 34 Operational Training Unit at Pennfield Ridge, NB on 21 February 1944.  To stored reserve on 22 May 1944.  Pending disposal at Scoudouc, NB from 22 October 1945.

 

last date: 20 March 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

AJ407

Lockheed

Lockheed-Vega

Ventura

Mk. II

 

 

137-27-01

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 November 1943 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Lend Lease aircraft used by RAF in North America, delivered second hand to RCAF.  Used by No. 34 Operational Training Unit at Pennfield Ridge, NB.  To stored reserve on 4 January 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 14 February 1945, still in storage.  Out of storage 16 April 1945.  Pending disposal from 3 April 1946, when it was in storage at No. 6 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario, and had 522:00 airframe time.

 

last date: 16 January 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

AJ409

Lockheed

Lockheed-Vega

Ventura

Mk. II

 

 

137-27-01

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 November 1943 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Lend Lease aircraft used by RAF in North America, delivered second hand to RCAF.  Used by No. 34 Operational Training Unit at Pennfield Ridge, NB.  To stored reserve on 22 May 1944.  Pending disposal from 22 October 1945, when it was in storage at Scoudouc, NB.

 

last date: 20 March 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

AJ429

Lockheed

Lockheed-Vega

Ventura

Mk. II

 

 

137-27-01

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 October 1943 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Lend Lease aircraft used by RAF in North America, delivered second hand to RCAF.  Used by No. 34 Operational Training Unit at Pennfield Ridge, NB.  To stored reserve on 4 January 1944.  Back to No. 34 OTU on 21 February 1944, then back to storage on 22 May 1944.  Pending disposal from 28 June 1944.  Stored at No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB by 1 April 1946.  Had 269:00 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 17 April 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

AJ430

Lockheed

Lockheed-Vega

Ventura

Mk. II

 

 

137-27-01

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 December 1943 - Taken on strength by No. 3 Training Command at Montreal

 

Lend Lease aircraft used by RAF in North America, delivered second hand to RCAF.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario on 20 December 1943, for installation of skis.  Operated by Test & Development Establishment at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario from 22 March 1944.  Used for ski trials.  To stored reserve with No. 1 Training Command on 11 December 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command, still in storage, on 15 January 1945.  To No. 6 Repair Depot at Trenton for overhaul, 21 March to 12 July 1945.  To stored reserve with No. 1 Air Command when completed.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot by 20 December 1945.  Pending disposal from 5 April 1946.

 

last date: 16 January 1947 - Struck off

AJ448

Lockheed

Lockheed-Vega

Ventura

Mk. II

 

 

137-27-01

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 January 1943 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Category B damage in a ground incident on 26 October 1943.  To Clark Ruse Aircraft in Dartmouth, NS on 4 November 1943 for repairs.  Repairs not completed, scrapped instead.

 

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

AJ538

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-76

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 July 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Equipped with Dunlop pneumatic firing gear.  With No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category C crashes at Kingston aerodrome at 15:15 on 20 August 1941, and again at 17:10 on 17 May 1942.  Went missing early 1944, believed lost in Lake Ontario.  Wreckage never located.  Ownership passed to No. 6 Repair Depot on 9 May 1944 for write off, after search was abandoned.

 

last date: 21 July 1944 - Struck off

AJ539

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-76

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 July 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Equipped with Dunlop pneumatic firing gear.  With No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category C crashes at Kingston aerodrome at 18:00 on 29 July 1941; at 10:05 on 12 November 1941; on 10 February 1942; and at 17:25 on 27 May 1942.  In 27 May 1942 accident aircraft swung on landing and struck fire tender.  To Noorduyn Aircraft on 28 August 1943 for repairs following a Category B crash.  To stored reserve with No. 1 TC on 2 October 1943, following completion of repairs.  Issued from storage on 12 October 1943.  Ownership to No. 3 Training Command for records purposes only on 19 February 1944.  To No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg on 7 August 1944 for overhaul.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 16 October 1944, when completed.  Issued from storage on 21 November 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  To stored reserve on 17 April 1945.  Noted as  "frozen series" on 7 July 1945, for possible post war use.  ATR 11 radio installed by 7 January 1946.  Pending disposal from 11 February 1946, when it was stored at Dauphin, Manitoba.  Had 2747:45 airframe time when struck off.

 

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

AJ540

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II / 2A

 

 

NA-76

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 July 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Used by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category C damage at Kingston at 17:30 on 20 August 1941.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  To stored reserve in June 1946.  Equipped with ATR 11 radio by 2 April 1946.  To Central Air Command at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 12 August 1947.  Reported on 25 September 1947 as 2992:00 airframe time, fitment standard.  Reported on 23 December 1947 with 3113:10 airframe time, condition poor, fitment standard.  To Canada Car & Foundry for overhaul and modification to Mk. IIA armament trainer (redesignated Mk. 2A c.1950), 3 June to 22 September 1948.  Had 3182:05 airframe time when it arrived.  To North West Air Command when completed, for use by No. 417 (FR) Squadron at CJATC, Rivers, Manitoba.  Reported on 1 April 1949 with 3473:20 airframe time, 158:40 since overhaul.  To North West Industries at Edmonton, Alberta on 6 October 1954 for overhaul.  To long term storage at RCAF Station Lincoln Park, Alberta when finished.  Pending disposal at Lincoln Park from 18 December 1959.  Sold to R. Diemert of Winkler, Manitoba.

 

last date: 26 September 1960 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

AJ541

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-76

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 July 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Equipped with Dunlop pneumatic firing gear.  Used by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category C damage at Kingston at 10:45 on 21 July 1941, and again at 15:30 on 17 November 1941.  To Noorduyn Aviation in Montreal from 27 July to 23 October 1942, for repairs following a Category B crash.  To stored reserve with No. 1 TC when complete, issued from storage on 26 December 1942.  To No. 3 Training Command in eastern Canada on 19 February 1944.  To No. 8 Repair Depot in Winnipeg, Manitoba from 8 August to 13 September 1944, for overhaul and modifications.  To stored reserve with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage.  Stored post war at Weyburn, Saskatchewan.  Noted as "frozen series" on 7 July 1945, for post war use.  Reported on 18 January 1948 as 2412:30 total time, condition fair, fitment standard.  To Canada Car & Foundry for overhaul and modifications from 8 November 1950 to 19 March 1951.  To Training Command when completed.  To stored reserve at RCAF Station Lincoln Park, Alberta on 19 January 1954.  Pending disposal at Lincoln Park from 22 June 1959.  Sold to Davies Enterprises of Edmonton, Alberta.

 

last date: 18 October 1960 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

AJ542

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-76

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 July 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Equipped with Dunlop pneumatic firing gear.  Used by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category C damage at Kingston aerodrome at 08:30 on 5 August 1941, as a result of Harvard AJ548 running into the rear of this aircraft.  Probably a ground accident.  Destroyed in a mid air collision with Harvard AJ549 at 3500 feet, 3 miles north east of Gananoque, Ontario at 11:10 on 11 June 1942.  Accident occurred in hazy conditions, pilot Acting Leading Airman E.W. Gibson, Fleet Air Arm, killed.  To No. 6 Repair Depot for write off.

 

last date: 4 August 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

AJ543

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-76

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 July 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Equipped with Dunlop pneumatic firing gear.  Used by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category C damage at Kingston at 16:40 on 31 July 1941.  Category C damage at 00:30 on 19 June 1942 at Gananoque, Ontario, when it struck and killed Sgt. Bodington while taking off.  Destroyed in crash at Kingston on 14 September 1942.

 

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

AJ544

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-76

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 July 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Equipped with Dunlop pneumatic firing gear.  Used by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category C crashes on several dates at Kingston , including 22 August, 10 November, and 19 November 1941; and 28 February and 7 March 1942.  Category B crash at Kingston on 3 September 1942.  To Noorduyn Aircraft in Montreal for repairs, 12 September to 21 November 1942.  Back to No. 1 TC when completed.  To No. 3 Training Command on 19 February 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  To stored reserve with No. 5 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit on 2 February 1946.  Stored post war at Picton, Ontario under control of No. 6 Repair Depot.  Available for disposal from 21 August 1946, details of disposal not recorded.

 

last date: 21 August 1946 - Struck off

AJ545

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-76

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 July 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Equipped with Dunlop pneumatic firing gear.  Used by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category C damage at Kingston aerodrome at 12:05 on 17 November 1941.  To Noorduyn Aircraft in Montreal for overhaul, 26 November 1943.  To stored reserve with No. 3 Training Command on 6 May 1944, issued from storage on 14 July 1944.  To No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg, Manitoba on 8 August 1944 for inspection, reconditioning and modifications.  To stored reserve with No. 2 Training Command on 27 September 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage.  Stored post war at Weyburn, Saskatchewan.  Reported on 7 July 1945 as "frozen series", for post war use.  Reported on 19 January 1948 with 2551:25 total time, condition fair, fitment standard.  To Aircraft Industries at St. Johns from 2 September 1950 to 27 June 1951 for overhaul and modifications.  To Training Command when completed, possibly at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario.  To stored reserve with No. 25 Air Material Base at RCAF Station Lincoln Park, Alberta  on 12 December 1952.  Under modification from 21 December 1955 to 31 May 1956 for tail wheel clutch and electrical junction box installation.  Pending disposal at Lincoln Park from 22 June 1959.  Sold to Davis Enterprises of Edmonton, Alberta.

 

last date: 18 October 1960 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

AJ546

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II / IIR

 

 

NA-76

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 July 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 1 Training Command

 

Equipped with Dunlop pneumatic firing gear.  Used by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category C damage at Gananoque, Ontario at 15:20 on 18 June 1942, when student pilot taxied into a gravel pile.  Category C damage at Gananoque at 22:15 on 24 June 1942, when student pilot made a hard landing due to suspected fire onboard.  No trace of fire found.  To Noorduyn Aircraft in Montreal 21 September to 13 November 1943 for repairs.  To No. 3 Training Command when completed.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  With No. 14 Service Flying Training School at Kingston in 1945.  To No. 6 Repair Depot on 18 September 1945 for installation of ATR 11 radio and conversion to Mk. IIR.  Chrome plated piston barrels installed at same time.  To No. 1 Air Command on 21 December 1945, for use at No. 1 Flying Training School.  To storage on 18 June 1946.  To Central Air Command on 12 August 1947 for use at London, probably by auxiliary squadron.  Reported in August and September 1947 with 3072:00 airframe time, fitment standard.  By 1 January 1948 airframe time was 3134:05, by September 1948 had 3526:30 time.  To Canada Car & Foundry for overhaul on 10 May 1949, to Training Command on 15 July 1949.  To No. 6 Repair Depot on 22 July 1957 for inspection.  To inactive reserve there from 18 September 1957.  Pending disposal from 13 November 1959.  Sold to Hicks & Lawrence of Ostrander, Ontario.

 

last date: 11 October 1960 - Struck off

AJ547

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-76

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 July 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Equipped with Dunlop pneumatic firing gear.  Used by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Allocated to No. 6 Repair Depot for write off on 13 December 1943.

 

last date: 4 January 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

AJ548

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-76

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 July 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Equipped with Dunlop pneumatic firing gear.  Used by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category D damage on 5 August 1941 at Kingston, when this aircraft taxied into Harvard AJ542.  Reported at No. 14 Service Flying Training School, Aylmer, Ontario, 1943.  To No. 6 Repair Depot at Trenton for disposal on 17 August 1943.

 

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

AJ549

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-76

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 July 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Equipped with Dunlop pneumatic firing gear.  Used by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Destroyed in mid-air with Harvard AJ542 on 11 June 1942.  Collision occurred at 3500 feet, 3 miles north east of Gananoque, Ontario, in hazy weather.  Both aircraft fell out of control.  Pilot Sgt. F. Powell parachuted safely, student ALA H.S. Patterson of the RN killed.

 

last date: 4 August 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

AJ550

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II / 2A

 

 

NA-76

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 July 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Equipped with Dunlop pneumatic firing gear.  Used by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category C crashes at Kingston at 12:10 on 24 September 1941, and at 11:10 on 28 February 1942.  To Noorduyn Aircraft in Montreal on 8 November 1943 for crash repairs.  To stored reserve with No. 3 Training Command on 19 February 1944, issued from storage on 15 May 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  To storage with No. 1 AC on 20 August 1945.  Stored post war at Dunnville, Ontario.  To No. 6 Repair Depot summer of 1947 for installation of intercom.  Reported on 6 January 1948 with 2614:50 airframe time, fitment standard, condition fair.  To Canada Car & Foundry for reconditioning and modifications on 9 August 1950.  Probably converted to Mk. 2A armament trainer at this time.  Delivered to Training Command at RCAF Station Gimli, Manitoba on 7 December 1950.  Gyro gun sight installed 6 December 1951.  To long term storage on 11 February 1954 at No. 25 air Materials Base.  To North West Industries in Edmonton for overhaul on 4 December 1956.  To CC&F on 4 May 1957, for crating before shipment to France

 

last date: 23 January 1958 - Struck off, free issue to French Air Force

AJ551

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-76

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 July 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Equipped with Dunlop pneumatic firing gear.  Used by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category C crash at Kingston at 09:30 on 19 November 1941.  To Noorduyn Aircraft at Montreal on 15 October 1943 for overhaul.  To storage with No. 3 TC on 13 May 1944, issued from storage on 1 June 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  To No. 6 Repair Depot on 18 September 1945 for installation of ATR 11 radio, to Central Air Command in December 1945.  To No. 1 Air Command on 1 November 1946, for use at the Central Flying School.  Reported on 25 September 1947 with 3579:10 time, fitment standard.  Reported on 23 December 1947 with 3674:55 time, condition fair, fitment standard.  To Central Air Command at RCAF Station Centralia, Ontario on 25 February 1948.  Had 3726:10 time by 15 March 1948.  To Canada Car & Foundry for overhaul from 21 April to 30 June 1949, then back to Training Command.  To Aircraft Industries on 18 February 1952 for repairs and installation of radio compass, back to Training Command on 5 February 1953.  To No. 6 Repair Depot from 3 November to 29 December 1955 for installation of tail wheel clutch modification and flashing navigation lights.  Transferred to Training Command at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 5 February 1953, delivered there by No. 129 (A&F) Flight on 20 February 1953.  Back to Centralia on 3 November 1953.  Category B crash at No. 4 Pilot Flying Training School at RCAF Station Penhold, Alberta on 8 March 1957.  Struck off without being repaired.

 

last date: 14 May 1957 - Struck off at RCAF Station Lincoln Park, Alberta

AJ552

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-76

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 July 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Equipped with Dunlop pneumatic firing gear.  Used by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category C crashes at Kingston at 09:30 on 9 October 1941; and at 12:15 on 28 April 1942.  To Noorduyn Aircraft at Montreal for overhaul 12 August to 16 October 1943, back to No. 31 SFTS when finished.  To No. 3 Training Command on 19 February 1944.  To No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg, Manitoba on 7 August 1944 for overhaul.  To stored reserve with No. 2 Training Command on 18 October 1944, issued from storage on 21 November 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  To storage with No. 2 AC on 13 April 1945.  Designated as "frozen series" in July 1945, for possible post war use.  ATR 11 radio installed by 7 January 1946.  Stored post war at Dauphin, Manitoba.  Pending disposal there from 11 February 1946, when it had 3128:20 airframe time, 714:05 since overhaul.

 

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

AJ553

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-76

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 July 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Equipped with Dunlop pneumatic firing gear.  Used by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category D damage at Kingston on 6 November 1941 when Harvard AJ657 taxied into this aircraft.  Category C crash at Kingston at 10:30 on 17 November 1941.  To Noorduyn Aircraft at Montreal from 27 October 1943 to 27 April 1944, possibly for repairs.  To stored reserve with No. 3 Training Command on 7 July 1944.  To No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg, Manitoba on 8 August 1944 for inspection, overhaul, and modifications.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 27 September 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command, still in storage, on 1 December 1944.  Stored post war at No. 206 REMS at Weyburn, Saskatchewan.  Identified as "frozen series" on 7 July 1945, for possible post war use.  Reported on 19 January 1948 as 2520:00 total time, 125:35 since overhaul, condition fair, fitment standard, engine removed.  To Camp Borden, Ontario on 30 October 1950, for use as an instructional aid for the next 12 years.  Probably identified as A 603 from this date.  Classified as Category B instructional airframe 603B from 22 June 1954.  Reported on 6 March 1957 as held at Borden less wings.  Pending disposal at Borden from 23 February 1962.  sold to Samuel E. Sigal Enterprises of Toronto, Ontario.

 

last date: 11 September 1963 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

AJ554

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-76

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 July 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Equipped with Dunlop pneumatic firing gear.  Used by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category C damage at Sandhurst, Ontario on 2 September 1941, and at Kingston on 17 November 1941.  Used at No. 14 Service Flying Training School, Aylmer, Ontario, c.1944.  To No. 3 Training Command on 3 July 1944.  To Noorduyn Aircraft in Montreal for overhaul, 3 July to 23 November 1944.  To stored reserve with No. 3 Training Command when completed.  To No. 1 Air Command on 16 January 1945, still stored.  Stored post war at Dunnville, Ontario.  Designated "frozen series" on 7 July 1945, for post war use.  To No. 6 Repair Depot on 28 August 1947 for installation of intercom.  To Western Aircraft for reconditioning, modification and overhaul, 2 September 1950 to 7 December 1951.  To Training Command at RCAF Station Claresholm, Alberta when finished.  Tail wheel declutch and electrical modifications installed at this time.  To Training Command when completed.  To RCAF Station Lincoln Park, Alberta for storage on 31 August 1956.  To workshop status there for inspection, repairs, and modifications on 1 November 1956.  To RCAF Station moose Jaw, Saskatchewan in March 1957.  Pending disposal, in storage at Sea Island, BC, from 21 March 1958.  Sold to Province of BC Department of Education.

 

last date: 4 December 1958 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

AJ555

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II / IIR / 2

 

 

NA-76

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 July 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Equipped with Dunlop pneumatic firing gear.  Used by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category C damage at Gananoque, Ontario at 13:15 on 30 April 1942.  To No. 3 Training Command on 19 February 1944.  Used at No. 14 Service Flying Training School, Aylmer, Ontario, c.1944.  To Noorduyn Aircraft in Montreal for overhaul, to storage with No. 3 Training Command on 31 August 1944 when complete.  Issued from storage on 12 October 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  To No. 6 Repair Depot for installation of ATR 11 radio on 18 September 1945, redesignated Mk. IIR at this time.  Back to No. 1 AC when completed.  Reported with Central Flying School, dates uncertain.  Reported on 25 September 1947 with 4056:10 airframe time, fitment standard.  Reported on 23 December 1947 as 4196:50 total time, 1321:40 since overhaul, condition fair, fitment standard.  Had 4267:10 total time by March 1948.  To Canada Car & Foundry for modifications 18 February to 30 April 1949, to Central Air Command when completed for use at a Flying Training School.  Redesignated as Mk. 2 c.1950.  To Aircraft Industries Limited for tail wheel and electrical modifications, back to Training Command on 29 December 1955.  To inactive reserve at RCAF Station Lincoln Park, Alberta on 3 December 1958.  Pending disposal there from 23 June 1959.  Sold to F. Chrijka (sp?) of Lynn Lake, Manitoba.

 

last date: 31 August 1960 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

AJ556

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-76

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 July 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Equipped with Dunlop pneumatic firing gear.  Used by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category C damage at 18:10 on 26 August 1941, at Kingston aerodrome.  To Noorduyn Aircraft in Montreal from 9 July to 20 September 1943.  To No. 3 Training Command on 19 February 1944.  To No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg, Manitoba for inspection, reconditioning, and modifications on 8 August 1944.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 1 November 1944, when completed.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage.  Stored post war at Weyburn, Saskatchewan.  Reported on 17 April 1947 with 2937:55 total time, 994:50 since overhaul, condition fair, fitment standard.  To North West Industries at Edmonton, Alberta on 17 February 1951 for modifications, including installation of a gyro gun sight.  To Training Command for use at the Pilot Rocket Training School when completed.  To CPA on 29 December 1955 for modifications, including tail wheel declutching and electrical junction box.  To stored reserve at RCAF Station Lincoln Park, Alberta on 31 August 1956.  To inactive reserve there on 14 January 1957.  Pending disposal from 22 June 1959.  Sold to Davis Enterprises of Edmonton, Alberta.

 

last date: 18 October 1960 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

AJ557

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-76

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 July 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Used by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category A crash at Kingston aerodrome at 15:25 on 27 August 1941.  Student pilot overcorrected on landing and stalled.  To Noorduyn Aircraft on 9 September 1941, but returned to No. 1 TC on 15 January 1942.  Probably held as training aid, or for spares.  To No. 3 Training Command on 19 February 1944, for records purposes only.  To Noorduyn for disposal on 4 August 1944.

 

last date: 14 March 1945 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce, remains held in whole state for further salvage

AJ558

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-76

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 July 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Equipped with Dunlop pneumatic firing gear.  Used by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category C damage at 16:15 on 19 November 1941, at Kingston aerodrome.  To Noorduyn Aircraft in Montreal from 8 October to 28 December 1943, for repairs following a Category B crash.  To No. 3 Training Command on 17 March 1944.  Used at No. 14 Service Flying Training School, Aylmer, Ontario, c.1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  To No. 6 Repair Depot on 18 September 1945 for installation of ATR 11 radio.  Stored at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit from 2 January 1946 to June 1946, when it was issued to Central Air Command for use at a Flying Training School.  Reported on 25 September 1947 with 3630:00 airframe time; 3689:00 on 22 December 1947, and 3716:00 in April 1948.  To Canada Car & Foundry from 4 March to 6 May 1949, for modifications.  To Training Command when completed, for use at No. 2 Flying Training School at RCAF Station Penhold, Alberta.  Modified 21 December 1955 to 9 January 1956, tail wheel declutch and electrical junction box.  To Flying Instructors School at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 4 May 1959.  To storage with No. 6 Repair Depot at Dunnville, Ontario on 18 August 1959.  Pending disposal with No. 6 RD from November 1959.  Sold to Logan Auto Wreckers of Scotland, Ontario.

 

last date: 14 December 1960 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

AJ559

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-76

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 July 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Equipped with Dunlop pneumatic firing gear.  Used by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category C damage at 14:15 on 11 November 1941, at Kingston aerodrome.  Collided with Harvard AJ572, 4 miles west of Collins Bay, Ontario at 17:20 on 23 February 1942.  Both aircraft spun in, and destroyed.

 

last date: 1 May 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce at No. 6 Repair Depot

AJ560

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-76

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 July 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Equipped with Dunlop pneumatic firing gear.  Used by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category C damage at 11:40 on 2 October 1941, and at 09:00 on 1 June 1942, at Kingston aerodrome.  To Noorduyn Aircraft in Montreal for overhaul from 28 October 1943 to 10 May 1944.  To stored reserve with No. 3 Training Command when completed.  Issued from storage to No. 31 SFTS on 1 June 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Assigned to No. 6 Repair Depot on 24 February 1945, following a Category B crash.

 

last date: 16 March 1945 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce at No. 6 Repair Depot

AJ561

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II / IIR / 2

 

 

NA-76

76-3531

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 July 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Equipped with Dunlop pneumatic firing gear.  Used by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category C damage at 13:50 on 28 April 1942, 8 miles south of Nappanee, Ontario.  To Noorduyn Aviation in Montreal on 10 September 1943 for overhaul.  To storage with No. 3 Training Command on 21 February 1944, issued from storage on 15 May 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Equipped with ATR 11 radio and redesignated Mk. IIR by 2 April 1946.  Reported on 12 August 1947 with 3023:00 total time, 668:50 since overhaul, reserved for Centralia or Trenton.  To Central Air Command for use at RCAF Station Centralia, Ontario shortly after this.  Time on 18 September 1947 of 3024:15; on 1 January 1948 was 3102:35; on 12 March 1948 had 3243:00 time; and on 31 March 1949 had 3672:50 total time.  To Canada Car & Foundry from 19 May to 13 September 1949 for overhaul.  To Air Transport Command on 13 September 1949, for use by the Air Force Headquarters Practice Flight at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario.  Redesignated Mk. 2 c.1950.  Back to Training Command on 18 September 1950.  To storage at No. 6 Repair Depot on 12 December 1953.  To RCAF Station Lincoln Park, Alberta for reconditioning on 5 December 1956.  To Aircraft Industries Canada on 26 March 1957 for crating.  Delivered to Aeronavale October 1957, operated marked as AJ561.  Reported stored at museum in Rochefort, France in 1972.

 

last date: 21 October 1957 - Struck off, free issue under Mutual Aid to France

AJ562

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-76

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 July 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Equipped with Dunlop pneumatic firing gear.  Used by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category C damage at 07:40 on 27 July 1941, and at 16:05 on 16 November 1941, both at Kingston aerodrome.  Transferred to No. 3 Training Command on 19 February 1944, for records purposes only.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  To storage on 27 April 1945, when it was noted as "frozen series for post war commitment".  Stored post war at Jarvis, Ontario.  Pending disposal at Jarvis from 25 March 1946.

 

last date: 11 December 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

AJ563

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-76

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Equipped with Dunlop pneumatic firing gear.  Used by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category C damage at 09:30 on 17 November 1941, and at 11:45 on 24 February 1942, both at Kingston aerodrome.  To Noorduyn Aviation in Montreal for overhaul from 28 May to 1 September 1943.  Back to No. 1 TC when completed.  Allocated to No. 6 Repair Depot for scrapping on 28 September 1943, following a Category A crash.

 

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

AJ564

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II / IIA

 

 

NA-76

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 July 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Equipped with Dunlop pneumatic firing gear.  May have been with Test and Development Flight at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario, dates not known.  To Noorduyn Aviation in Montreal from 8 October 1943 to 7 April 1944, for overhaul.  To storage with No. 1 TC when completed.  To storage with No. 3 Training Command on 2 June 1944, issued from storage on 19 July 1944.  Used at No. 14 Service Flying Training School, Aylmer, Ontario, c.1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  To No. 6 Repair Depot on 18 September 1945 for installation of ATR 11 radio, back to No. 1 Air Command on 22 December 1945.  To Central Experimental & Proving Establishment at RCAF Station Rockcliffe on 15 July 1946.  Reported on 1 September 1947 with 3229:15 total time, fitment standard.  To Canada Car & Foundry from 26 November 1947 to 25 January 1948, for inspection, overhaul and modifications.  Probably converted to Mk. IIA / 2A armament trainer at this time.  To Central Air Command when completed, for use by No. 400 Squadron (Auxiliary) at RCAF Station Downsview, Ontario.  Reported on 25 June 1948 with 3231:50 airframe, and "c/w all armament".  By 31 March 1949 had 3323:00 total time.  Still at Downsview on 15 August 1951, when the Auxiliary squadrons there were transferred to Air Defence Command.  To storage at No. 6 Repair Depot on 17 August 1955.  To Aircraft Industries Canada on 22 November 1955 for reconditioning and crating.

 

last date: 11 October 1957 - Struck off, free issue under Mutual Aid to Italy

AJ565

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-76

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 July 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Equipped with Dunlop pneumatic firing gear.  Used by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category C damage at 15:30 on 28 July 1941, and at 14:30 on 28 August 1941, both at Kingston aerodrome.  Category C damage again at 12:30 on 19 December 1941, when this aircraft taxied into Harvard AJ568 at Kingston.  To Noorduyn Aviation in Montreal from 26 February to 28 April 1943 for repairs, following a Category B crash.  To storage with  No. 1 TC when completed, issued from storage on 17 May 1943.  To No. 3 Training Command on 19 February 1944.  To No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg, Manitoba for reconditioning on 7 August 1944.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 2 October 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage.  Stored post war at Weyburn, Saskatchewan.  Listed as "frozen series" on 7 July 1945, for post war use.  Reported on 19 January 1948 as 3149:40 total time, 1449:00 since overhaul, condition fair, fitment standard.  To Aircraft Industries in St. Johns from 2 September 1950 to 16 April 1951 for overhaul, back to Training Command for use at RCAF Station Centralia, Ontario when completed.  To Aircraft Industries Limited on 12 October 1954, because of unsatisfactory stalling characteristics.  Centre section replaced, other repairs performed following a major inspection.  To storage at No. 6 Repair Depot when completed, on 7 September 1955.  To Aircraft Industries Canada on 4 December 1956 for reconditioning and crating.

 

last date: 11 March 1958 - Struck off, free issue under Mutual Aid to Turkey

AJ566

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-76

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 July 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 1 Training Command

 

Equipped with Dunlop pneumatic firing gear.  Used by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category C damage at 11:30 on 15 September 1941 at Kingston aerodrome.  Category B crash at Kingston at 12:30 on 13 November 1942.  To Noorduyn Aviation in Montreal for repair, back to NO. 31 SFTS on 27 March 1942.  Ownership transferred to No. 3 Training Command on 19 February 1944, for records purposes only.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  To stored reserve on 27 September 1945, noted as "frozen series" for post war use on that date.  Stored post war at Jarvis, Ontario.  Pending disposal there from 25 March 1946.

 

last date: 11 December 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

AJ567

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II / IIA / 2A

 

 

NA-76

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 22 July 1944 - Taken on strength at No. 1 Training Command

 

Equipped with Dunlop pneumatic firing gear.  Used by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category C damage at 14:00 on 4 April 1942 at Kingston aerodrome.  To Noorduyn Aviation in Montreal for overhaul, from 28 May to 11 September 1943.  Back to No. 1 TC when completed.  Used at No. 14 Service Flying Training School, Aylmer, Ontario, c.1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  To No. 6 Repair Depot on 18 September 1945, for installation of ATR 11 radio.  Back to No. 1 Air Command in December 1945.  To storage on 1 November 1946.  To Central Air Command on 12 August 1947, when it had 3753:50 airframe time.  Possibly used by Central Flying School at this time.  Airframe time on 25 September 1947 was 3829:55; on 23 December 1947 was 3935:15; and on 15 March 1948 was 4008:00, when it was reported as condition fair, fitment standard.  At Canada Car & Foundry from 5 May to 29 October 1948 for reconditioning and modification to Mk. IIA armament trainer, had 4027:10 airframe time when it arrived.  To Central Air Command when completed.  Flight time on 31 March 1949 was 4273:50.  To CC&F again from August to December 1949, To North West Air Command when completed, probably for an Auxiliary squadron.  To Canadian Pacific Airlines for change of landing gear pivot support assembly in 1951.  To Tactical Air Group when completed, on 7 September 1951, for use by No. 406 Squadron (Auxiliary) at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  To Training Command on 16 October 1951, for use at the Pilot Rocket Training School.  Category B crash at RCAF Station MacDonald, Manitoba in August 1952.  To Northwest Industries in Edmonton, Alberta for repairs, 21 August 1952 to 11 March 1953.  To long term storage when completed.  To RCN, for use at HMCS Tecumseh at Calgary, Alberta on 21 December 1954.  To CP Airlines again on 2 May 1956 for tail wheel clutch and junction box modifications.  To storage at RCAF Station Lincoln Park, Alberta on 22 September 1958.  Pending disposal there from 18 December 1959.  Sold to Davis Enterprises of Edmonton, Alberta.  To civil register as CF-NTF.

 

last date: 18 October 1960 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

AJ568

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-76

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 22 July 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Equipped with Dunlop pneumatic firing gear.  Used by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category C damage at 11:50 on 28 August 1941 at Kingston aerodrome.  Taxied into Harvard AJ568 at 12:30 on 19 December 1941, Category C damage.  To Noorduyn Aviation in Montreal for overhaul, from 22 May to 25 September 1943, back to storage with No. 1 TC when completed.  Issued from storage on 30 September 1943.  To No. 3 Training Command on 19 February 1944, for records purposes only.  To No. 8 Repair Depot in Winnipeg for inspection, overhaul and repairs on 8 August 1944.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 9 October 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage.  Stored post war at Weyburn, Saskatchewan.  Reported as "frozen series" on 7 July 1945, for post war use.  Reported on 19 January 1948 with 2918:55 total time, 902:15 since overhaul, condition fair, fitment standard.  To Aircraft Industries in St. Jean for inspection, overhaul, and modifications on 2 September 1950.  To Training Command on 1 May 1951, for use at RCAF Station Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.  To No. 25 Air Material Base for repairs on 28 September 1953.  Back to Moose Jaw on 19 March 1954.  To Canadian Pacific Airlines December 1955 to March 1956 for tail wheel de-clutching and electrical junction box modification.  To storage at RCAF Lincoln Park, Alberta on 14 September 1956. Pending disposal there from 22 June 1959.  Sold to Davis Enterprises of Edmonton, Alberta.

 

last date: 18 October 1960 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

AJ569

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II

 

 

NA-76

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 22 July 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Equipped with Dunlop pneumatic firing gear.  Used by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category C damage at 10:300 on 3 September 1941 at Kingston aerodrome.  Struck on the ground while stationary by Harvard AJ655, November 1941, resulting in Category C damage.  Allocated to No. 6 Repair Depot for scrapping on 2 November 1943.

 

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

AJ570

North American

 

Harvard

Mk. II / 2A

 

 

NA-76

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 22 July 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Equipped with Dunlop pneumatic firing gear.  Used by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  To Noorduyn Aviation in Montreal from 28 May to 4 September 1943 for overhaul, back to No. 1 TC when completed.  To stored reserve on 16 August 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage.  Identified as "frozen series" on 7 July 1945, for post war use.  Stored post war at Weyburn, Saskatchewan.  To No. 10 Repair Depot for overhaul on 17 April 1947.  Reported on 19 January 1948 with 2459:10 total time, condition fair, fitment standard.  To North West Industries at Edmonton from 17 February to 2 November 1951 for conversion to Mk. 2A armament trainer, including installation of gyro gun sight.  To Training Command when completed, for use at RCAF Station Penhold, Alberta.  Category A crash on 31 July 1953.  Allocated to No. 6 Repair Depot for scrapping, but actually scrapped at Penhold.

 

last date: 18 August 1953 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce


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