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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

HB207

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. II / 3T

 

 

D-18S

6220 (or 6223?)

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 May 1944 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command

 

EX USAAF C-45F 43-35668.  Ex RAF HB207.  Different company numbers listed by Baugher and Griffin, current Canadian civil register matches Griffin.  Used by No. 32 Operational Training Unit, later No. 6 OTU, at RCAF Stations Patricia Bay or Comox, BC.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  To storage at No. 6 Repair Depot on 2 August 1946.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 RD for minor repairs, 21 January 1947.  Noted on 6 January 1948 with 1257:35 total time, condition good, fitment standard, with Primary Training School at RCAF Station Centralia, Ontario.  Noted on 31 March 1949 with 1747:45 total time.  To No. 6 Repair Depot at Trenton for installation of dual brakes, completed on 13 April 1950.  To Training Command when completed.  To Aircraft Industries for inspection, September 1950.  To storage at No. 6 RD on 7 October 1950.  Assigned to MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg for overhaul and modifications on 25 October 1950, delivered there on 30 January 1951.  To Instrument Flying School at Centralia on 20 September 1952.  To MacDonald Brothers again for modifications, 11 January to 22 April 1954.  To storage at RCAF Station Lincoln Park, Alberta when completed.  Served with No. 406 (LB) Squadron (Auxiliary) at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan from 7 February 1958, still there October 1958.   With No. 1 Advanced Flying School at RCAF Station Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on 26 November 1958.  To Air Defence Command on 20 January 1961, probably for an Auxiliary squadron.  To Timmins Aviation in Montreal for overhaul, 9 January 1962, with 3155:25 total time.  To No. 1 AFS at Saskatoon on 8 May 1962.  Still with this School when it moved to CJATC, Rivers Camp, Manitoba on 11 September 1962, and then to RCAF Station Portage la Prairie on 31 July 1964.  Stored at No. 1005 Technical Storage Detachment at Saskatoon from 28 August 1964, pending disposal there from 9 October 1964.  Sold to North Caribou Flying Services of St. Johns, BC, still with them in 1976.  To civil register as CF-WJC.  With Central Mountain Air from 29 July 1983, as C-FWJC.  This registration cancelled on 18 June 2001, aircraft deleted from register on 2 September 2005.  There is a Beech C-18S, company number 6220, on the US register today as N6409J, registered to B. Entriken of Paulden, Arizona.

 

last date: 13 June 1967 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

HB210

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. II / 3T

 

 

D-18S

6226

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 May 1944 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command

 

EX USAAF C-45F serial number 43-35671.  Transferred to No. 3 Training Command at Montreal on 10 May 1944.  To No. 9 Repair Depot for repairs, 21 June to 13 July 1944.  To No. 3 Training Command when completed.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  To storage at No. 6 Repair Depot on 26 May 1947, then to Central Air Command at RCAF Station Trenton on same day.  Believed to be with Central Flying School from that date.  Reported on 16 October 1947 with 1793:35 logged time, to be fitted with dual brakes.  Reported on 25 November 1947 with 1956:25 logged time, condition fair, fitment standard.  On 8 March 1948 had 2038:45 logged time.  On 31 March 1949 had 2692:45 logged time.  To Aircraft Industries for inspection and repairs, 5 September to 4 November 1950.  To storage at No. 6 Repair Depot when completed.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg for overhaul and modifications, 19 December 1950 to 21 September 1951.  To Training Command when completed.  To MacDonald Brothers again for overhaul and modifications, 8 April 1953.  To storage at No. 25 AMB when completed.  Stored at RCAF Station Lincoln Park, Alberta by 11 June 1957.  To workshop reserve at Lincoln Park on 6 February 1958.  To No. 418 (LB) Squadron (Auxiliary) at RCAF Station Namao, Alberta on 7 February 1958.  Still with this squadron when it transferred to Training Command on 29 December 1958.  Served with No. 443 Squadron (Auxiliary) at RCAF Station Sea Island (Vancouver), BC from 15 February 1961.  Still with this squadron when it transferred to Air Training Command on 7 April 1961.  To storage at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on 13 March 1964.  Pending disposal there from 5 August 1964.  Sold to Canadian Fish Producers of Winnipeg, Manitoba.  To civil register as CF-TBH.  Later with Hooker Air Services of Sioux Lookout, Ontario (in 1976), Central Air Transport of Sioux Lookout (22 October 1980 to 29 June 1993), and Ross Air of Emo, Ontario (3 December 1993 to 7 November 1994).  With Kayair Services of Ear Falls, Ontario from 1 June 1995.

 

last date: 12 November 1965 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

HB212

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. II / 3T

 

 

D-18S

6264

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 May 1944 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command

 

Ex USAAF C-45F 43-35690.  Accepted for use by No. 32 Operational Training Unit, later No. 6 OTU, at RCAF Stations Patricia Bay or Comox, BC.  To No. 1 Training Command on 8 May 1944, to No. 3 Training Command on 1 July 1944, for use by Home War Establishment.  To storage with No. 3 TC on 20 November 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage.  To No. 2 Air Command on 19 April 1945, reported as returned to BCATP on this date.  To No. 9 (T) Group on 9 September 1946.  With No. 435 (T) Squadron, Winnipeg Detachment, in September 1946.  Operated scheduled flights across prairies with this unit.  Reported on 7 May 1947 with 1397:30 total time.  On 20 May 1947 noted as replacing Expeditor 1393, fitted with SCR274 radio.  To Central Air Command on 22 May 1947.  On 25 September 1947 reported with 1581:10 logged time, fitment standard.  On 23 December 1947 reported with 1900:00 total time, condition fair.  On 31 March 1949 had 2280:00 total time.  To No. 6 Repair Depot for dual brake installation, 21 March to 18 April 1951.  To Training Command at RCAF Station Centralia when completed.  To MacDonald Brothers for modifications, 3 September 1952 to 8 April 1953.  To Training Command at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 8 April 1953.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg for installation of SCR522 VHF radio, 18 to 20 April 1954.  To MacDonald Brothers for modifications 15 November 1954.  To Training Command on 5 April 1955, for use at No. 2 Flying Training School at RCAF Station Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.  To No. 402 Squadron (Auxiliary) at Winnipeg on 16 June 1958, back to No. 2 FTS same day?  To No. 2 Advanced Flying School at RCAF Station Portage la Prairie, Manitoba on 25 March 1959, back to No. 2 FTS same day?  To Bristol Aerospace in Winnipeg for overhaul, then to No. 403 Squadron (Auxiliary) at Calgary, Alberta on 21 April 1959.  To storage at RCAF Station Lincoln Park, Alberta on 31 January 1961.  Tentatively selected for Mutual Aid on 4 February 1961.  To No. 415 (MP) Squadron at RCAF Station Summerside, PEI on 18 May 1961.  To storage at No. 6 Repair Depot on 31 August 1961.  Stored at Dunnville, Ontario by 28 December 1961.

 

last date: 19 March 1962 - Free issue under Mutual Aid to France

HB266

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. II / 3T

 

 

D-18S

6631

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 July 1944 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command at Halifax

 

EX USAAF C-45F serial number 43-35873, ex RAF HB266.  Delivered as Mk. II, converted post war to Mk. 3T.  First used at RCAF Station Pennfield Ridge, NB.  Transferred to Western Air Command on 21 September 1945.  Left Pennfield for No. 6 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Comox, BC that month.  Back to Eastern Air Command on 5 March 1946, when No. 6 OTU moved to RCAF Station Greenwood, NS.  Reported on 18 September 1947 with 1800:55 total time.  Reported on 1 January 1948 with 1934:20 total time.  On 15 March 1948 reported with 2054:30 time, fitment standard, condition good.  On 31 March 1949 had 2521:55 time.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg, Manitoba for modifications, including SCR522 radio installation, 30 October 1951 to 18 November 1952.  To Training Command when completed.  To MacDonald Brothers again for modifications, 9 March to 7 June 1954.  To Training Command for use at No. 3 Flying Training School at RCAF Station Claresholm, Alberta when completed.  Had 3004:00 logged time on 6 August 1958.  To Bristol Aerospace in Winnipeg for overhaul, 12 August to 13 November 1958.  To No. 403 Squadron (Auxiliary) at Calgary, Alberta when completed.  To No. 4 Flying Training School at RCAF Station Penhold, Alberta on 13 February 1961.  With No. 1 Advanced Flying School, CJATC, Rivers Camp, Manitoba, in 1962, although not formally transferred until 1 March 1963.  Back to No. 4 FTS at Penhold by 16 May 1963.  To active reserve storage with No. 1005 Technical Storage Detachment at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on 13 October 1964.  Pending disposal there from 26 November 1964.  Sold to Hamilton Aircraft Company of Tucson, Arizona.

 

last date: 10 September 1965 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

HB267

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. II / 3T

 

 

D-18S

6637

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 June 1944 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Ex USAAF C-45F serial number 43-35877, ex RAF HB267.  Delivered as Mk. II, converted post war to Mk. 3T.  To Eastern Air Command on 1 July 1944, for use at RCAF Station Pennfield Ridge, NB.  Transferred to Western Air Command on 21 September 1945, departed for No. 6 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Comox, BC that month.  Back to Eastern Air Command on 14 January 1946, when No. 6 OTU moved to RCAF Station Greenwood, NS.  On 18 September 1947 reported with 2060:05 total time.  On 1 January 1948 had 2159:50 total time.  On 15 March 1948 reported with 2263:10 total time, fitment standard, condition good.  On 31 March 1949 had 2760:30 total time.  To No. 6 Repair Depot for dual brake installation, to Training Command at RCAF Station Centralia, Ontario on 13 April 1950 when completed.  Back to 6 RD on 31 July 1950.  To Aircraft Industries for centre section truss repair, 6 to 27 September 1950.  Back to storage at No. 6 RD when completed.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg for reconditioning and modifications, 6 November 1951 to 18 November 1952.  To Training Command when completed.  To MacDonald Brothers again for retrofit modifications, 25 August to 21 December 1954.  To Training Command when completed, for use by No. 102 (CR) Flight at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario.  To RCAF Station St. Johns (St. Jean), PQ on 30 April 1958.  To No. 424 Squadron (Auxiliary) at Hamilton, Ontario on 4 September 1958.  To Bristol Aerospace in Winnipeg for overhaul, with 3485:55 total time.  Back to 424 Squadron on 6 January 1959.  Still with this unit when it transferred from Training Command to Air Transport Command on 21 August 1959.  To No. 411 Squadron (Auxiliary) at Downsview, Ontario on 10 January 1961.  To storage at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on 13 March 1964.  Pending disposal their from 28 July 1964.  Sold to Hamilton Aircraft Company of Tucson, Arizona.

 

last date: 10 September 1968 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

HB268

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. II

 

 

D-18S

6645?

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 July 1944 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training command

 

Ex USAAF C-45F serial number 43-35881, ex RAF HB268.  To Eastern Air Command, for use at Pennfield Ridge, NB.  Crashed at Pennfield Ridge on 5 March 1945.  Originally classified as Category B.  Scheduled for crash repairs at Canada Car & Foundry at Montreal from 12 March 1945, but this was cancelled, and crash re-categorized as Category A.  Had 496:00 logged time when it crashed.  Wreckage pending disposal from 26 July 1945, at No. 10 Repair Depot.  Sold to Scope (?) Aircraft Limited (name hard to read on History Card).

 

last date: 27 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

HB269

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. II / 3T

 

 

D-18S

6649

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 July 1944 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training command

 

Ex USAAF C-45F serial number 43-35885, ex RAF HB269.  Delivered as Mk. II, converted post war to Mk. 3T.  To Eastern Air Command for use at RCAF Station Pennfield Ridge, NB.  Transferred to Western Air Command on 21 September 1945, for use by No. 6 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Comox, BC.  Back to Eastern Air Command on 14 January 1946, when No. 6 OTU moved to RCAF Station Greenwood, NS.  To No. 1 Air Command on 5 March 1946, following closing of 6 OTU.  To No. 6 Repair Depot for installation of dual brakes, 16 October to 25 November 1947.  To Central Air Command when completed, for use by Instructor Flying School at RCAF Station Centralia, Ontario.  Stored briefly at 6 RD in 1948, dates unclear.  Reported on 1 January 1948 with 1935:20 total time, condition good, fitment standard.  By 3 June 1948 had 1937:55 total time.  By 31 March 1949 had 2339:55 total time.  To No. 6 Repair Depot for repairs and rework of dual brakes, 11 November to 20 November 1949.  To Training Command at Centralia when completed.  To Aircraft Industries for repairs to centre section truss, 5 September to 4 November 1950.  To storage at No. 6 RD when completed.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg for reconditioning and modifications, from 19 December 1950 to 17 August 1951.  To Training Command when completed.  Delivered from RCAF Station Claresholm, Alberta to MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 12 March to 31 August 1953.  To Air Defence Command when completed, probably for use by Auxiliary squadron.  To MacDonald Brothers for modifications, 14 March to 22 June 1955.  To long term storage at RCAF Station Lincoln Park, Alberta when completed.  To inactive reserve at Lincoln Park on 11 January 1957, then to workshop reserve on 16 April 1957.  To No. 1 Advanced Flying School at RCAF Station Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on 4 March 1958.  Back to storage at Lincoln Park in January 1961.  To Training Command at Centralia on 7 March 1962.  To RCAF Station St. Jean, PQ on 11 June 1962.  To Flying Instructors School at RCAF Station Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan on 31 August 1962.  To No. 1 Advanced Flying School at Rivers Camp, Manitoba from 29 May to 26 June 1963, then back to FIS at Moose Jaw.  To No. 2 Flying Training School at Moose Jaw from 25 July to 28 November 1963, then back to FIS.  To RCAF Station Gimli, Manitoba on 13 August 1964.  To storage at No. 1005 Technical Storage Detachment at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on 4 December 1964.  Pending disposal there from 30 April 1965.  Sold to Hamilton Aircraft Company of Tucson, Arizona.

 

last date: 10 September 1968 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

HD310

North American

NA, Inglewood, California

Mitchell

B-25D

 

 

NA-87

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 February 1944 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command as a new aircraft

 

Ex USAAF B-25D-35-NA serial number 43-3764, ex RAF Mitchell Mk. II HD310.  Officially identified as a B-25D in RCAF records.  Delivered to stored reserve.  Issued on 9 March 1944 to No. 5 Operational Training Unit at Boundary Bay, BC.  Crashed at Boundary Bay on 20 June 1945.  Originally classified as Category B, but not repaired. To No. 3 Repair Depot at Vancouver, BC on 29 June 1945 for scraping.

 

last date: 13 July 1945 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

HD311

North American

NA, Inglewood, California

Mitchell

B-25D

 

 

NA-87

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 February 1944 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command as a new aircraft

 

Ex USAAF B-25D-35-NA serial number 43-3779, ex RAF Mitchell Mk. II HD312.  Officially identified as a B-25D in RCAF records.  Delivered to stored reserve.  Issued on 9 March 1944 to No. 5 Operational Training Unit at Boundary Bay, BC.  Crashed at Toledo Airfield, Washington state, on 2 May 1945.  Originally reported as Category C, revised to Category A.  To No 3 Repair Depot on 10 May 1945 for scrapping.

 

last date: 26 June 1945 - Struck off, scrapped

HD312

North American

NA, Inglewood, California

Mitchell

B-25D / Mk. 2LB

 

 

NA-87

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 February 1944 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command as a new aircraft

 

Ex USAAF B-25D-35-NA serial number 43-3780, ex RAF Mitchell Mk. II HD312.  Officially identified as a B-25D in early RCAF records.  Delivered to stored reserve.  Issued on 9 March 1944 to No. 5 Operational Training Unit at Boundary Bay, BC.  Category C crash while with this Unit on 19 September 1944.  Repaired by 5 OTU, returned to service status on 14 May 1945.  Category B crash on 22 June 1945.  Repaired on site by mobile party, returned to 5 OTU on 26 June 1945.  To storage with Western Air Command on 3 October 1945, reported serviceable at that time.  Stored at Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite at Abbotsford, BC by 27 November 1945.  To No. 3 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Carberry, Manitoba on 4 February 1946, later stored at RCAF Station Gimli, Manitoba.  To Avro Canada at Malton, Ontario for conversion to Light Bomber, 1 June 1949 to 1 April 1950.  To North West Air Command when completed.  To North West Industries in Edmonton, Alberta for winterization, 9 to 23 January 1952.  To Tactical Group when completed, for use by No. 418 Squadron (Auxiliary) at Edmonton.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg, Manitoba for overhaul, 10 to 13 December 1954.  To Air Transport Command when completed.  Reported scraped on site, possibly following crash.

 

last date: 11 September 1957 - Struck off

HD313

North American

NA, Inglewood, California

Mitchell

B-25D / Mk. 2PT

 

 

NA-87

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 February 1944 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command as a new aircraft

 

Ex USAAF B-25D-35-NA serial number 43-3781, ex RAF Mitchell Mk. II HD313.  Officially identified as a B-25D in early RCAF records.  Delivered to stored reserve.  Issued on 9 March 1944 to No. 5 Operational Training Unit at Boundary Bay, BC.  To stored reserve with No. 2 Air Command on 31 July 1945.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan by 4 June 1946.  To North West Air Command in April 1947, for use by No. 418 Squadron (Auxiliary) at Edmonton, Alberta.  Reported on 30 November 1947 with 754:20 total time, condition fair, fitment standard.  On 1 March 1948 had 784:35 logged time.  On 1 March 1949 had 1038:20 logged time.  Back to 10 RD for storage on 29 March 1950.  Reported held at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg, Manitoba on 31 May 1951.  To North West Industries in Edmonton for modifications on 19 October 1951, reported as "the last one delivered to NWI".  To Training Command on 2 May 1953.  May have been used at RCAF Station Winnipeg, Manitoba.  To Bristol Aerospace in Winnipeg in late 1957 for modifications.  To inactive reserve at RCAF Station Lincoln Park, Alberta on 10 December 1958.  Listed as available for disposal on 11 July 1960.

 

last date: 8 September 1960 - Struck off

HD314

North American

NA, Inglewood, California

Mitchell

B-25D

 

 

NA-87

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 February 1944 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command as a new aircraft

 

Ex USAAF B-25D-35-NA serial number 43-3782, ex RAF Mitchell Mk. II HD314.  Officially identified as a B-25D in early RCAF records.  Delivered to stored reserve.  Issued on 9 March 1944 to No. 5 Operational Training Unit at Boundary Bay, BC.  Category A crash at Boundary Bay aerodrome on 11 May 1945.  Allocated to No. 3 Repair Depot in Vancouver on 17 May 1945 for scrapping.

 

last date: 14 June 1945 - Struck off, scrapped

HD315

North American

NA, Inglewood, California

Mitchell

B-25D

 

 

NA-87

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 February 1944 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command as a new aircraft

 

Ex USAAF B-25D-35-NA serial number 43-3783, ex RAF Mitchell Mk. II HD315.  Officially identified as a B-25D in early RCAF records.  Delivered to stored reserve.  Issued on 9 March 1944 to No. 5 Operational Training Unit at Boundary Bay, BC.  Category A crash while with this unit on 23 December 1944.  Allocated to No. 3 Repair Depot in Vancouver on 29 December 1944 for scrapping.

 

last date: 17 January 1945 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

HD317

North American

NA, Inglewood, California

Mitchell

B-25D

 

 

NA-87

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 February 1944 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command as a new aircraft

 

Ex USAAF B-25D-35-NA serial number 43-3785, ex RAF Mitchell Mk. II HD317.  Officially identified as a B-25D in RCAF records.  Delivered to stored reserve.  Issued on 9 March 1944 to No. 5 Operational Training Unit at Boundary Bay, BC.  To No. 2 Air Command on 21 March 1946, may have been stored before this.  Seen at Suffield, Alberta, and Winnipeg, Manitoba, in November 1946.  Converted to Instructional Airframe A547 on 7 February 1947, used by No. 418 Squadron (Auxiliary) at Edmonton, Alberta.  To North West Industries in Edmonton, Alberta on 26 September 1951, for scrapping.

 

last date: 17 November 1953 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

HD318

North American

NA, Inglewood, California

Mitchell

B-25D / Mk. 2BT

 

 

NA-87

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 February 1944 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command as a new aircraft

 

Ex USAAF B-25D-35-NA serial number 43-3786, ex RAF Mitchell Mk. II HD318.  Officially identified as a B-25D in early RCAF records.  Delivered to stored reserve.  Issued on 9 March 1944 to No. 5 Operational Training Unit at Boundary Bay, BC.  In storage by 3 December 1945, at the Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite at Abbotsford, BC.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Gimli, Manitoba by 1948.  To Avro Canada in Malton, Ontario for modifications and reconditioning, 4 February 1948 to 14 March 1949.  To storage at No. 6 Repair Depot when completed.  To Training Command on 4 October 1949, for use at the Aircraft Armament School at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario.  Back to storage on 12 December 1952.  In storage at RCAF Station Lincoln Park, Alberta by 13 March 1956.  To Tactical Air Command on 5 April 1956, for use by 3043 TTU (Target Tug Unit?) at RCAF Station Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Still with this unit when it Transferred to Training Command on 9 October 1958.  Pending disposal at Saskatoon from 6 October 1959.

 

last date: 5 January 1960 - Struck off

HD319

North American

NA, Inglewood, California

Mitchell

B-25D

 

 

NA-87

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 February 1944 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command as a new aircraft

 

Ex USAAF B-25D-35-NA serial number 43-3787, ex RAF Mitchell Mk. II HD319.  Officially identified as a B-25D in RCAF records.  Delivered to stored reserve.  Issued on 9 March 1944 to No. 5 Operational Training Unit at Boundary Bay, BC.  Reported missing on operations, 14 July 1944.  Later found to have struck the side of Skihist Mountain (about 40 miles east of Whistler, BC), at the 700 foot level.  Allocated to No. 3 Repair Depot at Vancouver for write off on 22 July 1944.

 

last date: 3 August 1944 - Struck off

HD320

North American

NA, Inglewood, California

Mitchell

B-25D / Mk. 2LB

 

 

NA-87

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 February 1944 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command as a new aircraft

 

Ex USAAF B-25D-35-NA serial number 43-3788, ex RAF Mitchell Mk. II HD320.  Officially identified as a B-25D in early RCAF records.  Delivered to stored reserve.  Issued on 9 March 1944 to No. 5 Operational Training Unit at Boundary Bay, BC.  To storage at Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite at Abbotsford, BC on 3 December 1945.  Assigned to No. 3 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Carberry, Manitoba on 2 February 1946.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Gimli, Manitoba by 1948.  To Avro Canada at Malton, Ontario for conversion to Light Bomber, 1 June 1949 to 14 March 1950.  To North West Air Command when completed.  To North West Industries in Edmonton, Alberta for winterization, 1 to 23 January 1952.  To Tactical Group when completed, for use by No. 406 Squadron (Auxiliary) at RCAF Station Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  To No. 25 Air Material Base for repairs, 1 December 1952.  Assigned to 406 Squadron on 26 February 1953, delivered there on 4 March 1953.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg, Manitoba for reconditioning, 13 December 1954.  To Tactical Air Command on 1 March 1956.  Stored at RCAF Station Lincoln Park, Alberta.  To Bristol Aerospace in Winnipeg for modifications including camera installation, 30 July 1956.  To Central Experimental & Proving Establishment at RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario on 22 August 1957.  Noted as "equipped for napalm carrying", no date given.  To inactive reserve at Lincoln Park on 19 February 1958.  Noted as "for disposal" on 11 July 1960.

 

last date: 8 September 1960 - Struck off

HD322

North American

NA, Inglewood, California

Mitchell

B-25D / Mk. 2TT

 

 

NA-87

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 May 1944 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command as a new aircraft

 

Ex USAAF B-25D-35-NA, ex RAF Mitchell Mk. II HD322.  Aircraft History Card records USAAF serial as 43-3790, but that aircraft went to the Dutch East Indies and then Australia.  Other sources identify RAF HD322 as ex 43-3793.  Officially identified as a B-25D in early RCAF records.    Taken on strength at No. 5 Operational Training Unit at Boundary Bay, BC.  To storage with No. 3 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Carberry, Manitoba on 2 February 1946.  Stored at Gimli, Manitoba by 1948.  To Avro Canada at Malton, Ontario for conversion to Target Tug, 8 October 1948 to July 1949.  To Training Command when completed.  To No. 6 Repair Depot for repairs, 15 March 1950.  To Training Command at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 15 December 1950.  To de Havilland Canada early 1951, for repairs, reconditioning, and installation of prototype equipment.  To Central Experimental & Proving Establishment on 8 January 1952.  With CEPE detachment at RCAF Station Namao, Alberta by 20 June 1952.  To North West Industries in Edmonton, Alberta for replacement of outer auxiliary fuel tanks and several minor modifications, from 14 November 1952 to 19 June 1953.  To Central Experimental & Proving Establishment at Namao when completed.  To workshop reserve at RCAF Station Lincoln Park, Alberta for modifications to towing gear on 15 November 1955.  Back to CEPE at RCAF Station Cold Lake, Alberta when completed.  Category A crash at RCAF Station Comox, BC on 10 July 1956.  Ownership transferred to RCAF Station Lincoln Park on 17 July 1956, for disposal.

 

last date: 16 August 1956 - Struck off at crash site

HD323

North American

NA, Inglewood, California

Mitchell

B-25D / Mk. 2LB

 

 

NA-87

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 March 1944 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command as a new aircraft

 

Ex USAAF B-25D-35-NA serial number 43-3794, ex RAF Mitchell Mk. II HD323.  Officially identified as a B-25D in early RCAF records.  Delivered to stored reserve.  Issued on 9 March 1944 to No. 5 Operational Training Unit at Boundary Bay, BC.  To storage at Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite at Abbotsford, BC on 3 December 1945.  Assigned to No. 3 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Carberry, Manitoba on 4 February 1946.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Gimli, Manitoba by 1948.  To Avro Canada at Malton, Ontario for conversion to Light Bomber, 16 March 1949 to 1 April  1950.  To North West Air Command when completed.  To North West Industries in Edmonton, Alberta for sheet metal repairs and winterization, 28 November 1951 to 23 January 1952.  To Tactical Group when completed, for use by No. 418 Squadron (Auxiliary) at Edmonton.  Went missing in July 1952.

 

last date: 25 October 1952 - Written off, wreckage still not found by this date

HD324

North American

NA, Inglewood, California

Mitchell

B-25D / Mk. 2BT

 

 

NA-87

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 March 1944 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command as a new aircraft

 

Ex USAAF B-25D-35-NA serial number 43-3795, ex RAF Mitchell Mk. II HD324.  Officially identified as a B-25D in early RCAF records.  Delivered to stored reserve.  Issued on 9 March 1944 to No. 5 Operational Training Unit at Boundary Bay, BC.  Assigned to No. 3 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Carberry, Manitoba on 4 February 1946.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Gimli, Manitoba by 1948.  To Avro Canada at Malton, Ontario for modifications and reconditioning, 4 February 1948 to 14 March 1949.  Had 670:45 logged time when it arrived.  To storage at No. 6 Repair Depot when completed.  To Training Command on 26 November 1949 for use by Aircraft Armament School at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 RD for bomb sight installation, 21 to 27 April 1950.  Back to Aircraft Armament School when completed.  Assigned to Air Defence Command on 9 July 1952, delivered to RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario on 1 August 1952.  To storage at No. 6 Repair Depot, delivered there on 3 September 1952.  Assigned to Central Experimental & Proving Establishment on 19 March 1953, delivered to RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario on 1 May 1953.  To Bristol Aerospace in Winnipeg, back to CEPE at Rockcliffe on 29 December 1954.  To Bristol Aerospace on 31 January 1957, for removal of camera which was then installed in Mitchell HD320.  To ready reserve at RCAF Station Lincoln Park, Alberta when completed.  Pending disposal there from 11 July 1960.

 

last date: 8 September 1960 - Struck off

HD325

North American

NA, Inglewood, California

Mitchell

B-25D / Mk. 2PT

 

 

NA-87

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 March 1944 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command as a new aircraft

 

Ex USAAF B-25D-35-NA serial number 43-3796, ex RAF Mitchell Mk. II HD325.  Officially identified as a B-25D in early RCAF records.  Delivered to stored reserve.  Issued on 9 March 1944 to No. 5 Operational Training Unit at Boundary Bay, BC.  Assigned to No. 3 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Carberry, Manitoba on 4 February 1946.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Gimli, Manitoba by 1948.  To Avro Canada at Malton, Ontario for conversion to Pilot Trainer, 1 June 1949 to 1 April  1950.  To North West Air Command when completed.  To North West Industries in Edmonton, Alberta for repairs and modifications, 6 July 1951 to 14 November 1952.  To Training Command at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario when completed.  Later to No. 2 Air Observers School at RCAF Station Winnipeg.  Category A crash while with this School on 6 December 1956.

 

last date: 7 January 1957 - Struck off and scrapped

HD326

North American

NA, Inglewood, California

Mitchell

B-25D / Mk. 2TT

 

 

NA-87

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 February 1944 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command as a new aircraft

 

Ex USAAF B-25D-35-NA serial number 43-3797, ex RAF Mitchell Mk. II HD325.  Officially identified as a B-25D in early RCAF records.  Delivered to stored reserve.  Issued on 9 March 1944 to No. 5 Operational Training Unit at Boundary Bay, BC.  To workshop reserve at Boundary Bay on 5 October 1944 for repairs.  Back in service from 8 February 1945.  Assigned to No. 3 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Carberry, Manitoba on 2 February 1946.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Gimli, Manitoba by 1948.  To Avro Canada at Malton, Ontario for conversion to Target Tug, 10 October 1948 to 28 July 1949.  To Training Command when completed, for use at Aircraft Armament School at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario.  To storage at No. 6 Repair Depot on 27 November 1952.   Back to Avro Canada for installation of Mk. 8 Mod 0 winch, 14 May to 27 July 1954.  To Air Material Command when completed, for use by Central Experimental & Proving Establishment detachment at RCAF Station Cold Lake, Alberta.  To North West Industries in Edmonton, Alberta for installation of Janitrol heater, and inspection and repair of wiring, on 28 October 1954, back to CEPE at Cold Lake on 7 January 1955.  To long term storage at RCAF Station Lincoln Park, Alberta on 16 June 1959.  Pending disposal there from 11 July 1960.

 

last date: 8 September 1960 - Struck off

HD331

North American

NA, Inglewood, California

Mitchell

B-25D / Mk. 2LB

 

 

NA-87

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 April 1944 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command as a new aircraft

 

Ex USAAF B-25D-35-NA serial number 43-3844, ex RAF Mitchell Mk. II HD331.  Officially identified as a B-25D in early RCAF records.  Taken on strength at No. 5 Operational Training Unit at Boundary Bay, BC.  Category C damage while with this Unit on 15 November 1944.  To No. 22 Sub-Repair Depot for repairs, 18 November 1944 to 16 May 1945.  To storage at Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite at Abbotsford, BC on 3 December 1945.  Assigned to No. 3 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Carberry, Manitoba on 4 February 1946.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Gimli, Manitoba by 1948.  To Avro Canada at Malton, Ontario for conversion to Light Bomber, 16 March 1949 to 15 March 1950.  To North West Air Command when completed.  To North West Industries in Edmonton, Alberta for winterization, 9 to 23 January 1953.  To Tactical Group when completed, for use by No. 406 Squadron (Auxiliary) at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Category B damage while with this squadron on 13 March 1954.  Still with this unit when it crashed on 13 August 1954.  Assigned to RCAF Station Lincoln Park, Alberta for scrapping on 2 September 1954.

 

last date: 2 September 1954 - Written off, scraped

HD332

North American

NA, Inglewood, California

Mitchell

B-25D

 

 

NA-87

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 March 1944 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command as a new aircraft

 

Ex USAAF B-25D-35-NA serial number 43-3845, ex RAF Mitchell Mk. II HD332.  Officially identified as a B-25D in RCAF records.  First used by No. 5 Operational Training Unit at Boundary Bay, BC.  To No. 3 Repair Depot on 30 January 1945, for scrapping.

 

last date: 16 April 1945 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

HD333

North American

NA, Inglewood, California

Mitchell

B-25D / Mk. 2BT

 

 

NA-87

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 March 1944 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command as a new aircraft

 

Ex USAAF B-25D-35-NA serial number 43-3846, ex RAF Mitchell Mk. II HD333.  Officially identified as a B-25D in early RCAF records.  Taken on strength at No. 5 Operational Training Unit at Boundary Bay, BC.  Assigned to No. 3 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Carberry, Manitoba on 2 February 1946.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Gimli, Manitoba by 1948.  To Avro Canada at Malton, Ontario for conversion to Bombing Trainer, 6 October 1948 to 21 May 1949.  To storage at No. 6 Repair Depot when completed.  To Training Command on 4 October 1949, for use at Aircraft Armament School at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario.  Assigned to storage at No. 25 Air Material Base on 12 December 1952, delivered there on 2 February 1953.  To ready reserve at RCAF Station Lincoln Park, Alberta on 12 March 1956.  To Tactical Air Command on 5 April 1956, for use by No. 3054 TTU at Edmonton, probably as a training aid.  Still with this unit when it transferred to Training Command on 29 December 1958.  Pending disposal at RCAF Station Namao, Alberta from 6 October 1959.  Sold to Western Surplus Sales of Edmonton.

 

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

HD334

North American

NA, Inglewood, California

Mitchell

B-25D / Mk. 2BT

 

 

NA-87

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 March 1944 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command as a new aircraft

 

Ex USAAF B-25D-35-NA serial number 43-3847, ex RAF Mitchell Mk. II HD334.  Officially identified as a B-25D in early RCAF records.  Taken on strength at No. 5 Operational Training Unit at Boundary Bay, BC.  To stored reserve at Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite at Abbotsford, BC on 3 December 1945.  Assigned to No. 3 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Carberry, Manitoba on 4 February 1946.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Gimli, Manitoba by 1948.  To Avro Canada at Malton, Ontario for modifications, 4 March 1948 to 25 January 1949.  Had 713:50 logged time when it arrived there.  To North West Air Command when completed, for use by No. 406 Squadron (Auxiliary) at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  By 1 April 1949 had 753:45 logged time.  To storage at No. 6 Repair Depot on 24 March 1950.  To Training Command on 22 September 1950.  To Air Defence Command at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ on 9 July 1952.  Back to storage at 6 RD on 19 August 1952.  Pending disposal there from 28 April 1960.  Sold to General Smelting Company of Hamilton, Ontario.

 

last date: 3 November 1960 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

HD335

North American

NA, Inglewood, California

Mitchell

B-25D / Mk. 2LB

 

 

NA-87

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 31 March 1944 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command as a new aircraft

 

Ex USAAF B-25D-35-NA serial number 43-3848, ex RAF Mitchell Mk. II HD335.  Officially identified as a B-25D in early RCAF records.  Taken on strength at No. 5 Operational Training Unit at Boundary Bay, BC.  To stored reserve at No. 3 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Carberry, Manitoba on 2 February 1946.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Gimli, Manitoba by 1948.  To Avro Canada at Malton, Ontario for conversion to Light Bomber, 16 March 1949 to 15 March 1950.  To North West Air Command when completed.  With No. 406 Squadron (Auxiliary) at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in the 1950s.  To No. 10 Repair Depot on 7 September 1950, for fitment of prototype exhaust stack collector ring.  Back to 406 Squadron when completed.  To North West Industries in Edmonton for winterization, 9 to 23 January 1952.  To Tactical Group when completed.  Assigned to MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg, Manitoba for reconditioning on 3 December 1954, but by 9 November 1955 was in ready reserve at RCAF Station Lincoln Park, Alberta, noted as "not worked on by MBA".  To Bristol Aerospace in Winnipeg for inspection and modifications, 7 June to 12 December 1957, then back to Lincoln Park.  Pending disposal there from 20 October 1959.  Sold to Canadian Consolidated Salvage in Edmonton, Alberta.

 

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

HD337

North American

NA, Inglewood, California

Mitchell

B-25D

 

 

NA-87

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 March 1944 - Taken on strength by No. 3 Training Command

 

Ex USAAF B-25D-35-NA serial number 43-3850, ex RAF Mitchell Mk. II HD337.  Officially identified as a B-25D in RCAF records.  Used by Test and Development Establishment, RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario, when it was damaged at Rockcliffe on 2 May 1944.  Landing gear retracted early on take off, propellers bent and fuselage skin torn.  Repaired.  To No. 1 Training Command on 10 July 1944.  To No. 6 Repair Depot on 17 November 1944, following another Category B crash (or does this refer to first crash at Rockcliffe?).  Still there 29 November 1945.  Pending disposal at 6 RD from 2 July 1946, with 126:45 logged time.

 

last date: 15 January 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

HD338

North American

NA, Inglewood, California

Mitchell

B-25D / Mk. 2BT

 

 

NA-87

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 April 1944 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command as a new aircraft

 

Ex USAAF B-25D-35-NA serial number 43-3851, ex RAF Mitchell Mk. II HD338.  Officially identified as a B-25D in early RCAF records.  Taken on strength at No. 5 Operational Training Unit at Boundary Bay, BC.  To storage with Western Air Command on 8 February 1945.  To stored reserve at Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite at Abbotsford, BC on 27 November 1945.  Assigned to No. 3 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Carberry, Manitoba on 4 February 1946.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Gimli, Manitoba by 1948.  To Avro Canada at Malton, Ontario for conversion to Bomber Trainer, 8 October 1948 to 21 May 1949.  To storage at No. 6 Repair Depot when completed.  To Training Command on 4 October 1949, for use by Aircraft Armament School at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario.  To Air Defence Command at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario on 9 July 1952.  Assigned to AAS at Trenton on 20 August 1952, delivered there on 25 August 1952.  Assigned to storage with No. 6 Repair Depot at Trenton on 25 March 1953.  Noted in ready reserve at Trenton on 12 March 1956.  Pending disposal at Trenton form 28 April 1960.  Sold to General Smelting Company of Hamilton, Ontario.

 

last date: 3 November 1960 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

HD339

North American

NA, Inglewood, California

Mitchell

B-25D / Mk. 2BT / 2PT

 

 

NA-87

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 31 March 1944 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command as a new aircraft

 

Ex USAAF B-25D-35-NA serial number 43-3852, ex RAF Mitchell Mk. II HD339.  Officially identified as a B-25D in early RCAF records.  Taken on strength at No. 5 Operational Training Unit at Boundary Bay, BC.  Assigned to No. 3 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Carberry, Manitoba on 2 February 1946.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Gimli, Manitoba by 1948.  To Avro Canada at Malton, Ontario for conversion to Bomber Trainer, February 1948 to 21 December 1948.  Had 747:50 logged time when it arrived there. Not clear if identified as Mk. IIBT at this time.  To North West Air Command when completed, for use by No. 418 (LB) Squadron (Auxiliary, at Edmonton, Alberta. To North West Industries in Edmonton for winterization, 30 November 1949 to 20 January 1950.  To NWAC when completed.  To storage at No. 6 Repair Depot on 17 April 1950.  To North West Industries for reconditioning and further modifications, 13 June 1952 to 16 December 1953.  Possibly converted to Mk. 2PT at this time.  To storage at No. 25 Air Material Base when completed.  To No. 2 Air Observers School at RCAF Station Winnipeg, Manitoba on 12 December 1956.  To Bristol Aerospace in Winnipeg for modifications, back to No. 2 AOS on 16 September 1957.  To Bristol again, 1 April 1959 to 2 June 1959 for modifications of Stromberg carburetors, then back to No. 2 AOS.  To inactive reserve at RCAF Station Lincoln Park, Alberta on 15 March 1960, then to long term storage at Claresholm, Alberta.  Pending disposal there from 27 February 1961.  Sold to Canspec Air Transport of Calgary, Alberta.

 

last date: 16 February 1962 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

HD340

North American

NA, Inglewood, California

Mitchell

B-25D / Mk. 2

 

 

NA-87

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 March 1944 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command as a new aircraft

 

Ex USAAF B-25D-35-NA serial number 43-3853, ex RAF Mitchell Mk. II HD340.  Officially identified as a B-25D in early RCAF records.  Taken on strength at No. 5 Operational Training Unit at Boundary Bay, BC.  To workshop reserve at Boundary Bay on 25 October 1944 for repairs.  To storage with Western Air Command on 3 October 1945, reported serviceable on that date.  To stored reserve at Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite at Abbotsford, BC on 27 November 1945.  Assigned to No. 3 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Carberry, Manitoba on 4 February 1946.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Gimli, Manitoba by 1948.  To Avro Canada at Malton, Ontario for reconditioning and modifications, 16 March 1949 to 15 March 1950.  To North West air Command when completed.  To North West Industries in Edmonton, Alberta for winterization, 3 to 23 January 1952.  To Tactical Group when completed, for use by No. 406 Squadron (Auxiliary) at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg for reconditioning, 10 to 13 December 1954.  To Tactical Air Group when complete.  To storage at RCAF Station Lincoln Park, Alberta on 1 March 1956.  To Bristol Aerospace in Winnipeg for modifications, 30 October 1956.

 

last date: 5 January 1961 - Struck off

HD341

North American

NA, Inglewood, California

Mitchell

B-25D / Mk. IIBT

 

 

NA-87

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 31 March 1944 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command as a new aircraft

 

Ex USAAF B-25D-35-NA serial number 43-3854, ex RAF Mitchell Mk. II HD341.  Officially identified as a B-25D in early RCAF records.  Taken on strength at No. 5 Operational Training Unit at Boundary Bay, BC.  To  No. 2 Air Command on 30 July 1945.  To storage with No. 2 AC on 20 September 1945, reported serviceable on that date.  To storage with No. 10 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Gimli, Manitoba on 4 June 1946.  To Avro Canada in Malton, Ontario for conversion to Bomber Trainer, 8 October 1948 to 29 April 1949.  To storage at No. 6 Repair Depot when completed.  To Training Command on 4 October 1949, for use at Aircraft Armament School at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario.  Category A crash in December 1949.

 

last date: 21 December 1949 - Written off by No. 6 Repair Depot

HD342

North American

NA, Inglewood, California

Mitchell

B-25D / Mk. 2LB

 

 

NA-87

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 April 1944 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command as a new aircraft

 

Ex USAAF B-25D-35-NA serial number 43-3855, ex RAF Mitchell Mk. II HD342.  Officially identified as a B-25D in early RCAF records.  Taken on strength at No. 5 Operational Training Unit at Boundary Bay, BC.  Assigned to No. 3 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Carberry, Manitoba on 2 February 1946.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Gimli, Manitoba by 1948.  To Avro Canada at Malton, Ontario for conversion to Light Bomber, 16 March 1949 to 12 April 1950.  To storage with No. 6 Repair Depot when completed.  To North West Air Command on 25 August 1950, for use by Winter Experimental Establishment at Edmonton, Alberta.  Still with WEE in June 1952, now at RCAF Station Namao, Alberta.  To North West Industries in Edmonton for winterization, 23 October to 19 December 1952.  To Tactical Air Group when completed, for use by No. 418 Squadron (Auxiliary) at Edmonton.  Category A crash while with this squadron, on 16 August 1953.

 

last date: 26 August 1953 - Written off, reduced to spares and scrap

HD343

North American

NA, Inglewood, California

Mitchell

B-25D

 

 

NA-87

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 April 1944 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command as a new aircraft

 

Ex USAAF B-25D-35-NA serial number 43-3856 ex RAF Mitchell Mk. II HD343.  Officially identified as a B-25D in RCAF records.  Taken on strength at No. 5 Operational Training Unit at Boundary Bay, BC.  Stolen on 6 December 1944 by Sgt. D.P. Scratch, who flew the aircraft for several hours before crashing 4 miles north of Boundary Bay airport, killing himself.  From the Globe and Mail newspaper, 9 December 1944: Scratch had enlisted in the RCAF on 18 July 1940. Court-martialled and dismissed from the service in August 1944 for conducting a similar unauthorized flight in a Liberator in Newfoundland. He was a commissioned officer at that time.  He had been permitted "due to a scarcity of flying personnel" to re-enlist as a Sergeant (pilot).  He had previously tried to steal a Liberator that night, but damaged it badly during attempted take-off.  He then jumped in the Mitchell and proceeded to beat up the area for several hours before crashing.  Declared Category A, to No. 3 Repair Depot on 8 December 1944 for scrapping

 

last date: 17 January 1945 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

HD344

North American

NA, Inglewood, California

Mitchell

B-25D / Mk. 2LB

 

 

NA-87

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 April 1944 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command as a new aircraft

 

Ex USAAF B-25D-35-NA serial number 43-3857, ex RAF Mitchell Mk. II HD344.  Officially identified as a B-25D in early RCAF records.  Taken on strength at No. 5 Operational Training Unit at Boundary Bay, BC.  Assigned to No. 3 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Carberry, Manitoba on 2 February 1946.  Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Gimli, Manitoba by 1948.  To Avro Canada at Malton, Ontario for conversion to Light Bomber, 16 March to 29 September 1949.  To North West Air Command when completed.  To North West Industries in Edmonton for winterization, 9 to 23 January 1952.  To NWAC when completed, for use by No. 406 Squadron (Auxiliary) at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Delivered to Saskatoon on 7 May 1952.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg for reconditioning, 28 July 1954 to 6 July 1955.  To Tactical Air Command when completed.  To storage at RCAF Station Lincoln Park, Alberta on 19 March 1958.  Pending disposal there from 20 October 1959.  Sold to Canadian Consolidated Salvage of Edmonton.

 

last date: 5 January 1961 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

HD345

North American

NA, Inglewood, California

Mitchell

B-25D

 

 

NA-87

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 April 1944 - Taken on strength by Western Air Command as a new aircraft

 

Ex USAAF B-25D-35-NA serial number 43-3858, ex RAF Mitchell Mk. II HD345.  Officially identified as a B-25D in RCAF records.  Taken on strength at No. 5 Operational Training Unit at Boundary Bay, BC.  Reported missing on training flight on 29 May 1944.  Later found to have flown into side of mountain and exploded.

 

last date: 26 July 1944 - Struck off, not found by this date

HD909

Supermarine

Saunders-Roe

Walrus

Mk. II

 

 

first date: 2 October 1943 - Taken on strength

 

Served with No. 1 Naval Air Gunners School at Yarmouth, NS.  Also used by the Central Testing Establishment.  Available for disposal from 25 March 1946, with 65:15 logged time.

 

last date: 2 April 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale.

HH418

General Aircraft

Harris Lebus, UK

Hotspur

Mk. II

 

 

G.A.L.48

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 September 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Delivered to stored reserve at Toronto, probably with No. 1 Training Command.

 

last date: 6 November 1944 - Struck off

HH419

General Aircraft

Harris Lebus, UK

Hotspur

Mk. II

 

 

G.A.L.48

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 September 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Delivered to stored reserve at Toronto, probably with No. 1 Training Command.

 

last date: 6 November 1944 - Struck off

HH421

General Aircraft

Harris Lebus, UK

Hotspur

Mk. II

 

 

G.A.L.48

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 September 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Delivered to stored reserve at Toronto, probably with No. 1 Training Command.

 

last date: 6 November 1944 - Struck off

HH425

General Aircraft

Harris Lebus, UK

Hotspur

Mk. II

 

 

G.A.L.48

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 September 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Delivered to stored reserve at Toronto, probably with No. 1 Training Command.

 

last date: 6 November 1944 - Struck off

HH427

General Aircraft

Harris Lebus, UK

Hotspur

Mk. II

 

 

G.A.L.48

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 September 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Delivered to stored reserve at Toronto, probably with No. 1 Training Command.

 

last date: 6 November 1944 - Struck off

HH521

General Aircraft

Harris Lebus, UK

Hotspur

Mk. II

 

 

G.A.L.48

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 September 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Delivered to stored reserve at Toronto, probably with No. 1 Training Command.

 

last date: 6 November 1944 - Struck off

HH551

General Aircraft

Harris Lebus, UK

Hotspur

Mk. II

 

 

G.A.L.48

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 October 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Delivered to stored reserve at Toronto, probably with No. 1 Training Command.

 

last date: 6 November 1944 - Struck off

HH552

General Aircraft

Harris Lebus, UK

Hotspur

Mk. II

 

 

G.A.L.48

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 October 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Delivered to stored reserve at Toronto, probably with No. 1 Training Command.  To US Navy on 8 December 1942.

 

last date: 19 June 1945 - Struck off

HH553

General Aircraft

Harris Lebus, UK

Hotspur

Mk. II

 

 

G.A.L.48

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 October 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Delivered to stored reserve at Toronto, probably with No. 1 Training Command.  To US on 19 June 1943.

 

last date: 3 November 1945 - Struck off

HH557

General Aircraft

Harris Lebus, UK

Hotspur

Mk. II

 

 

G.A.L.48

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 October 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Delivered to stored reserve at Toronto, probably with No. 1 Training Command.  To US Navy on 8 December 1942.

 

last date: 19 June 1945 - Struck off

HH558

General Aircraft

Harris Lebus, UK

Hotspur

Mk. II

 

 

G.A.L.48

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 October 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Delivered to stored reserve at Toronto, probably with No. 1 Training Command.  To US Navy on 8 December 1942.

 

last date: 5 August 1944 - Struck off

HH559

General Aircraft

Harris Lebus, UK

Hotspur

Mk. II

 

 

G.A.L.48

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 November 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Delivered to stored reserve at Toronto, probably with No. 1 Training Command.

 

last date: 6 November 1944 - Struck off

HH560

General Aircraft

Harris Lebus, UK

Hotspur

Mk. II

 

 

G.A.L.48

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 October 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Delivered to stored reserve at Toronto, probably with No. 1 Training Command.

 

last date: 6 November 1944 - Struck off


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