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Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

3707

Sopwith

 

Schneider

 

 

 

Transferred to Canadian government, less engine, for use by RCNAS.  Never shipped to Canada, never used by RCNAS.

3709

Sopwith

 

Schneider

 

 

 

Transferred to Canadian government, less engine, for use by RCNAS.  Never shipped to Canada, never used by RCNAS.

3765

Sopwith

 

Schneider

 

 

 

Transferred to Canadian government, less engine, for use by RCNAS.  Never shipped to Canada, never used by RCNAS.

3806

Sopwith

 

Schneider

 

 

 

Transferred to Canadian government, less engine, for use by RCNAS.  Never shipped to Canada, never used by RCNAS.

8125

Sopwith

 

Baby

 

 

 

Transferred to Canadian government for use by RCNAS.  Shipped to Canada in crate, minus engine.  Never assembled in Canada.  Eventually used by USN.

8197

Sopwith

 

Baby

 

 

 

Transferred to Canadian government for use by RCNAS.  Shipped to Canada in crate, minus engine.  Never assembled in Canada.  Eventually used by USN.

8204

Sopwith

 

Baby

 

 

 

Transferred to Canadian government for use by RCNAS.  Shipped to Canada in crate, minus engine.  Never assembled in Canada.  Eventually used by USN.

8209

Sopwith

 

Baby

 

 

 

Transferred to Canadian government for use by RCNAS.  Shipped to Canada in crate, minus engine.  Never assembled in Canada.  Eventually used by USN.

E991

Airco

Whitehead Aircraft Ltd., Richmond, Surrey

D.H.9

D.H.9a

 

 

first date: 18 June 1920 - First reference in Canadian files

 

Transferred to Canada post war as part of the 1919 Imperial Gift.  On CAF/RCAF strength, but never received Canadian registration or serial number.  Used as spares.  Struck off date also reported as 25 June 1927, in UK sources.

 

last date: 23 September 1927 - struck off

E8102

Sopwith

 

Snipe

7F.1

 

 

first date: 2 June 1921 - Taken on strength

 

Had been flown by Major W.G. Barker, VC, in WW 1.  Category B crash at Camp Borden, Ontario on 2 June 1921.  Fuselage now preserved in Canadian Aviation Museum, Rockcliffe, Ontario.

 

last date: 24 June 1921 - Struck off

E8213

Sopwith

 

Snipe

7F.1

 

 

first date: 5 August 1919 - Taken on strength in Canada

 

Part of 1919 Imperial Gift.  Never operated or registered in Canada, held as spares.

 

last date: 7 February 1922 - Struck off

H9552

Avro

Grahame-White Aviation

504

504K

 

 

first date: 1 February 1923 - First reference in Canadian files

 

Part of 1919 Imperial Gift.  Held as spares for Air Board in 1920s, not taken on strength, never received Canadian registration or serial number.

 

last date:  - ?

H9554

Avro

Grahame-White Aviation

504

504K

 

 

first date: 2 August 1923 - First reference in Canadian files

 

Part of 1919 Imperial Gift.  Held as spares for Air Board in 1920s, not taken on strength, never received Canadian registration or serial number.

 

last date:  - ?

H9557

Avro

Grahame-White Aviation

504

504K

 

 

first date: 29 January 1923 - First reference in Canadian files

 

Part of 1919 Imperial Gift.  Held as spares for Air Board in 1920s, not taken on strength, never received Canadian registration or serial number.

 

last date:  - ?

H9733

Avro

Grahame-White Aviation

504

504K

 

 

first date: 24 January 1923 - First reference in Canadian files

 

Part of 1919 Imperial Gift.  Held as spares for Air Board in 1920s, not taken on strength, never received Canadian registration or serial number.

 

last date:  - ?

J7758

Armstrong Whitworth

 

Siskin

Mk. III

 

 

 

147

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 January 1926 - taken on strength

 

Arrived in Canada on 25 January 1926.  Operated with RAF serial number for evaluation.  Evaluated by No. 2 (Operations) Squadron at High River, Alberta, in June 1927.  Crashed 28 June 1927 at High River, killing pilot P/O C. M. Anderson.  Sometimes reported as becoming RCAF serial number 10, then 301, but this was probably J7759.

 

last date: 22 September 1927 - Struck off after crash

J9172

Fairey

 

IIIF

Mk. IV (GP)

 

 

 

F.1038

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 October 1929 - taken on strength

 

Also reported as Mk. IVm, with metal wings.  Used for trials at Victoria Beach, Manitoba.

 

last date: 16 September 1930 - Struck off, returned to RAF

J9237

Westland

 

Wapiti

Mk. II

 

 

first date: 17 March 1930 - Received from RAF, for trials.

 

Loaned to RCAF 17 March 1930, for cold weather trials.  Used by Test Flight and/or Test and Development Flight at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario.  Later purchased by RCAF on 19 March 1937, but not known if RCAF serial number issued.

 

last date: 25 May 1932 - Returned to RAF charge.

K3012

Hawker

Vickers

Hart

 

 

 

first date: 7 January 1937 - received from RAF

 

For winter trials, with Test Flight at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario.  With this unit when landing gear collapsed on landing at Rockcliffe on 28 January 1938.  Repaired, returned to service.  Became instructional airframe 2026M after returning to the UK.

 

last date: 8 June 1939 - returned to RAF

K3100

Hawker

 

Audax

I

 

 

first date: 11 October 1933 - received from RAF

 

For winter trials, with Test Flight at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario.  Became instructional airframe 748M after returning to RAF.

 

last date: 19 October 1935 - returned to RAF

K6207

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 March 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Assembled by Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS.  Delivered to No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI on 24 March 1941.  Converted to Mk. IV by Canada Car & Foundry between 24 February and 20 July 1943, returned to No. 1 TC for use at No. 1 Air Observers School at Malton, Ontario.  Pending disposal with No. 1 TC on 17 November 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command, still pending disposal, on 15 January 1945.  Stored post war by No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario.  Had 1882:05 total time, 693:25 since overhaul, when struck off..

 

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

K6230

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 February 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Received at MacDonald Brother Aircraft in Winnipeg for assembly and reconditioning on 12 February 1941, when it had 759:55 airframe time.  Winter conversion installed during assembly.  To No. 2 Training Command on 16 May 1941, for use at No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  To stored reserve on 8 April 1942.  Stored in the open, and "became decomposed".  Allocated to No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg on 18 March 1943 for write off.

 

last date: 3 March 1941 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

K6241

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 May 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & foundry

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 11 July 1941, for use at No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope, Ontario.  Category C crash at Horeby (Hornby?) Railway Station at 11:15 on 2 March 1942, while with this school.   To de Havilland Canada on 20 May 1942 for crash repairs.  Back to No. 1 Training Command on 24 August 1942, for use at No. 4 Air Observers School at London, Ontario.  To Central Aircraft at London for inspection of possible glue defects 24 March to 7 June 1943.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Available for disposal from 15 February 1945.  Had 2211:50 total time, 1189:50 since overhaul when struck off.

 

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

K6251

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 June 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Assembled in Canada by de Havilland Canada.  To No. 1 Training Command on 21 July 1941, for use at No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope, Ontario.  Category C crash at 09:30 on 29 January 1942 at Mount Hope.  Struck Anson K8752 while taxiing.  To Fleet Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario on 20 February 1942 for overhaul, when it had 1390:45 airframe time.  Was to be free issued to No. 62 Air Cadet Squadron at Westdale Collegiate Institute, Hamilton, Ontario after this overhaul, but this was apparently cancelled.  Request to scrap received from Fleet on 6 June 1942.

 

last date: 16 September 1942 - Struck off at Fleet, reduced to spares and produce

K6264

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 August 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 13 September 1941, for use at No. 32 Air Navigation School at Charlottetown, PEI.  To Canada Car &Foundry on 20 April 1942 for modification, returned to Eastern Air Command on 6 July 1942.  With No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI when destroyed by fire.  Allocated To No. 4 Repair Depot for write off on 27 March 1943.

 

last date: 19 May 1943 - Struck off after fire

K6265

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 August 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Assembled at de Havilland Canada.  To No. 3 Training Command on 9 September 1941, for use at No. 32 Air Navigation School at Charlottetown, PEI.  To Canada Car & Foundry for modifications on 20 April 1942, back to EAC on 30 July 1942.   Category A crash at Troadie (?), NB on 25 August 1942, aircraft landed in sea.  Assigned to No. 4 Repair Depot on 29 August 1942 for write off.

 

last date: 21 October 1942 - Struck off after crash, reduced to spares and produce

K6278

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 July 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Accepted at No. 8 Repair Depot, Winnipeg.  To No. 2 Training Command on 4 September 1941, to replace one of seven Ansons loaned to RAF at  No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  To MacDonald Aircraft in Winnipeg on 6 November 1941 for installation of winter kit, back to No. 2 Training Command on 26 May 1942.  Later with Central Navigation School at RCAF Station Rivers, Manitoba.  To No. 2 TC for write off on 26 May 1943.

 

last date: 28 May 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

K6281

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 August 1941 - Taken on strength

 

Accepted at de Havilland Canada.  To No. 3 Training Command on 27 September 1941, for use at No. 32 Air Navigation School at Charlottetown, PEI.  To Canada Car & Foundry for overhaul, 20 May to 25 August 1942.  Delivered to Eastern Air Command when done, for use at No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown.  To No. 1 Training Command on 11 July 1943.  Converted to Mk. IV from 16 August to 12 October 1943 at Central Aircraft, Crumlin, Ontario.  Available for disposal from 12 October 1944, when it was stored at No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario.  Had 2628:00 airframe time, 449:05 since overhaul, on that date.

 

last date: 7 March 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

K6293

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 May 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 6 October 1941, for use at No. 32 Air Navigation School at Charlottetown, PEI.  Category B crash at Charlottetown on 6 November 1941.  To Canada Car & Foundry for overhaul 2 to 28 November 1942.   To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft 20 October 1943 to 3 January 1944 for reconditioning.  Delivered to stored reserve with No. 2 Training Command, issued to a school on 13 April 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 14 February 1945.  Stored post war at Swift Current, Saskatchewan.  Had 1915:00 total time, 581:45 since overhaul when struck off.

 

last date: 8 October 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

K6297

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 May 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg, Manitoba

 

Delivered to No. 2 Training Command on 5 July 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  To stored reserve on 8 April 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft at Winnipeg for scrapping on 24 September 1943.  All serviceable and repairable spares removed when struck off, fuselage sandblasted and delivered to Federal Aircraft in Montreal, PQ.

 

last date: 17 June 1943 - Struck off

K6298

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 May 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Aircraft of Canada, Toronto

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 7 July 1941, for use by No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope, Ontario.  To Fleet Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario (now London Airport) on 20 February 1942, when it had 1373:15 airframe time.  Was scheduled for free issue to No. 81 Air Cadet Squadron in Hamilton, Ontario, but was recommended for scrapping by Fleet on 8 May 1942.

 

last date: 16 September 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

K6300

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 May 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 11 July 1941, for use by No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope, Ontario.  Mechanic Cpl. C. Wilson injured when struck by propeller at Mount Hope at 22:20 on 22 June 1942, was underneath aircraft due to "difficulty in starting".  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario (now London Airport) from 14 November 1942 to 15 March 1943 for overhaul.  Pending disposal from 8 July 1944.  Stored post war by No. 6 Repair Depot.  Had 2088:10 total time, 826:55 since overhaul when struck off.

 

last date: 9 November 1944 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

K6302

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 June 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada, Toronto

 

To Eastern Air Command on 21 July 1941, for use at No. 31 Operational Training Unit at Debert, NS.  Category C crash at 13:30 at Debert aerodrome on 7 February 1942.  To Canada Car & Foundry for overhaul, from 30 July to 7 October 1942.  To CC&F again from 26 April to 11 August 1943 for repairs following a Category B crash.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  To No. 6 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 30 March 1944 for write off, following a Category A crash.

 

last date: 19 April 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

K6303

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 July 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg, Manitoba

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 28 November1941, for use at No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  To stored reserve on 8 April 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg on 24 September 1942.  All serviceable and repairable parts removed, placed in stores at No. 15 Aircraft Inspection Detachment.  Fuselage sandblasted and delivered to Federal Aircraft in Montreal.

 

last date: 17 June 1943 - Struck off, reduced to bare fuselage

K6316

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 February 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Foundry

 

Delivered to No.1 Training Command on 11 March 1941, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario.  To No. 6 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario for repairs or overhaul on 16 October 1942.  Back to No. 1 TC on 19 March 1943.  Pending disposal from 8 July 1944, first with No. 1 TC and later with No. 1 Air Command.  Stored at No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was reported with 2333:55 total time, 547:00 since overhaul.

 

last date: 9 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

K6324

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 14 August 1941, for use by No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI.  To Eastern Air Command on 5 November 1941, for use by No. 32 Air Navigation School at Charlottetown.  To Canada Car & Foundry for modifications, 20 April to 15 June 1942.  To No. 1 Training Command on 27 July 1943, for use by No. 4 Air Observers School at London, Ontario.  To Central Aircraft At Crumlin, Ontario for conversion to Mk. IV on 16 August 1943.  Back to No. 1 TC when completed, for use at No. 1 Air Observers School at Malton, Ontario from 9 October 1943.  Pending disposal from 19 December 1944, first with No. 1 TC and later with No. 1 Air Command.  Stored post war at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was reported as 1197:20 total time, 379:10 since overhaul.  Sold to Aircraft Industries of Canada, of Montreal.

 

last date: 18 March 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

K7072

Bristol

 

Blenheim

Mk. IV

 

 

Type 142M

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 February 1941 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command at St. John

 

To Canada c.1939 or 1940 as pattern aircraft for Bolingbroke program.  Later taken on strength by RCAF.  With the Test and Development Establishment at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario, from 15 February 1941.  To Fairchild Aircraft Canada on 12 June 1941 for modifications, back to Rockcliffe on 18 July 1941.  To stored reserve at Rockcliffe on 20 October 1941.  To No. 3 Training Command, still in storage, on 1 November 1941.  Classified as Instructional Airframe A 297 on 1 June 1943.  With No. 1 Wireless School at Mount Hope, Ontario from 28 August 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  NOTE: no record that the RCAF ever officially referred to this aircraft as a Bolingbroke.

 

last date: 20 July 1945 - struck off at No. 1 Wireless School

K7608

Fairey

Fairey, Stockport

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

F.2366

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 March 1942 - Taken on strength at Fleet Aircraft, Crumlin, Ontario

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 9 April 1942, for use at No. 9 Bombing & Gunnery School at Mont Joli, PQ.  Category C damage at Mont Joli aerodrome at 12:00 on 13 January 1943, when Battle R7431 taxiied into this aircraft.  To No. 9 Repair Depot on 31 May 1943 for turret installation, but never re-identified as Mk. IT (conversion not performed?).  Pending disposal from 24 October 1944, first with No. 3 TC, later with No. 1 Air Command.  Stored post war at No. 9 RD.  Had 606:00 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 7 March 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

K7632

Fairey

Fairey, Stockport

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

F.2390

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 April 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 6 Repair Depot, RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 10 May 1941, for use at No. 31 Bombing & Gunnery School at Picton, Ontario.  Winter conversion kit installed by 12 November 1941.  To No. 6 Repair Depot on 14 December 1942, for repairs or overhaul.

 

last date: 23 March 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

K7647

Fairey

Fairey, Stockport

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

F.2405

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 April 1941 - Taken on strength at Fleet Aircraft, Fort Erie, Ontario

 

Allocated to No. 9 Repair Depot for turret installation on 12 April 1941, but no record this was carried out.  To No. 1 Training Command on 5 May 1941, for use by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  To No. 6 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario for repairs or overhaul, 9 August to 9 October 1941.  Loaned to RAF for BCATP use when completed.  To No. 3 Training Command at Rockcliffe on 8 December 1941.  Back to No. 6 RD on 9 March 1942.  Transferred to No. 9 RD at St. Johns on 12 April 1942.  No further record of use.

 

last date: 20 April 1944 - struck off, reduced to spares and produce

K7671

Fairey

Fairey, Stockport

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

F.2429

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 April 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 6 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 6 May 1941, for use at No. 31 Bombing & Gunnery School at Picton, Ontario.  Winter conversion kit installed by 12 November 1941.  Back to No. 6 RD on 18 January 1943, for scrapping.

 

last date: 26 February 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

K7701

Fairey

Fairey, Stockport

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

 

F.2459

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 May 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 6 Repair Depot, RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 10 June 1941, for use at No. 31 Bombing & Gunnery School at Picton, Ontario.  Winter conversion kit installed by 12 November 1941.  To No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Johns on 20 October 1942.  To stored reserve with No. 3 Training Command on 10 March 1943, after installation of gun turret and conversion to Mk. IT.  Pending disposal from 26 July 1944, at No. 9 RD.  Had 613:20 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 4 November 1944 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

K8706

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 July 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry

 

Winter conversion set installed by 22 August 1941.  To No. 3 Training Command on 8 October 1941, for use at No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario.  Still with this School when it transferred to Eastern Air Command on 5 November 1941.  To Canada Car & Foundry for overhaul, 20 April to 15 June 1942, back to EAC when completed.  To stored reserve with No. 2 Training Command on 21 January 1944.  Pending disposal with No. 2 TC from 19 August 1944, and then with No. 2 Air Command from 1 January 1944.  Stored post war at Estevan, Saskatchewan.  Had 2048:55 total time, 1060:45 since overhaul, when struck off.

 

last date: 16 February 1945 - struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

K8709

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 May 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 10 July 1941, for use by No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI.  To Eastern Air Command on 16 July 1941, for use by No. 32 Air Navigation School at Charlottetown.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for overhaul or repairs, 12 April to 23 June 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  To No. 6 Repair Depot at Trenton on 20 March 1944 for partial overhaul, and installation of vertical type windscreen.  Pending disposal from 16 June 1944 with No. 1 TC, then from 15 January 1945 with No. 1 Air Command.  Stored at No. 6 RD while pending disposal.  Had 2462:25 total time, 590:15 since full overhaul when struck off.

 

last date: 9 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

K8714

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 April 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 19 July 1941, for use at No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Winter conversion kit installed at MacDonald Brothers by 9 September 1941.  To stored reserve with No. 2 TC on 8 April 1942.  Stored out doors, and "became decomposed".  Allocated to No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg, Manitoba on 18 March 1943 for write off.

 

last date: 31 March 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

K8724

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 May 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 11 July 1941, for use by No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope, Ontario.  To Fleet Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for repairs or modifications  from 13 February to 28 July 1942.  Had 1417:20 airframe time when it arrived there.  Back to No. 1 TC when completed.  To stored reserve with No. 1 TC on 2 October 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still stored.  Pending disposal from that date.  Stored post war at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit.  Had 1446:30 airframe time when struck off, no record of overhaul.

 

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

K8727

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 4 August 1941, for use by No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI.  To Eastern Air Command with this School on 5 November 1941.  To Canada Car & Foundry for modifications from 20 April to 29 June 1942, back to EAC when completed.  To No. 3 Training Command on 27 July 1943, for use by No. 10 Air Observers School at Chatham, NB.  To CC&F for overhaul on 9 February 1944.  Apparently scrapped without overhaul.

 

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

K8729

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 April 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 18 June 1941, for use at No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Winter conversion kit installed by 2 September 1941.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft at Winnipeg from 3 February to 2 March 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers again from 17 June to 25 July 1943, to stored reserve with No. 2 TC when completed.  Issued from storage on 9 August 1943.  Back to storage 4 August 1944.  Pending disposal from 23 October 1944.  Stored at No. 202 Equipment Holding Unit at Weyburn, Saskatchewan.  Had 2953:30 total time, 879:30 since overhaul when struck off.

 

last date: 16 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

K8730

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / III / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 September 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 27 September 1941, for use at No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope, Ontario.  To de Havilland Canada on 26 January 1942 for crash repairs, with 1380:05 airframe time.  Back to No. 1 TC on 25 April 1942, as a Mk. III, for use at No. 16 Service Flying Training School at Hagersville, Ontario.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario on 21 August 1943, for conversion to dual controls.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg on 1 October 1943, for conversion from Mk. III to Mk. IV.  To stored reserve with No. 2 Training Command in Western Canada on 12 February 1944.  Pending disposal from 27 June 1944, first with No. 2 TC and then with No. 2 Air Command from 1 December 1944.  Stored at Estevan, Saskatchewan by 28 November 1945.  Stored post war at No. 204 Equipment Holding Unit.  Had 2055:25 total time, 31:50 since overhaul, when struck off.

 

last date: 21 July 1947 - struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

K8734

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 March 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

 

Winter conversion kit installed during erection at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 2 Training Command on 28 April 1943, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  To MacDonald Brothers from 27 November to 22 December 1941, back to No. 33 SFTS.  To No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg on 10 November 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers from 24 May to 26 August 1943, back to stored reserve with No. 2 TC.  Issued from storage on 1 November 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 14 February 1945.  Stored post war at No. 3 Service Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan.  Had 2893:25 total time, 767:30 since overhaul when struck off.

 

last date: 8 October 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

K8743

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 May 1941 - Taken on strength at De Havilland Canada, Toronto

 

To Eastern Air Command on 16 June 1941 for use at NO. 31 Operational Training Unit at Debert, NS.  To No. 1 Training Command on 16 July 1941 for use at No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario.  Category B crash at 22:40 on 19 March 1942, at Port Albert.  To de Havilland Canada from 31 March 1942 to 22 June 1942, for repairs.  Had 1037:25 airframe time when it arrived there.  To No. 3 TC when completed, for use at No. 9 Air Observers School at St. Jean, PQ.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Amhearst, NS from 9 February to 1 June 1944 for reconditioning.  To stored reserve with No. 1 Training Command when completed.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage.  Pending disposal from 27 April 1945, with No. 6 Repair Depot.  Had 2163:20 total time, 9:50 since overhaul when struck off.

 

last date: 27 April 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

K8745

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 April 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 22 July 1941, for use at No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Winter conversion kit installed by 2 September 1941.  Category B crash at Melbourne, Manitoba at 17:30 on 19 February 1942, while being flown solo by LAC L.A. Wright.  To MacDonald Brothers from 2 to 12 March 1942 for repairs.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To MacDonald Brothers from 5 February to 20 April 1943 for overhaul, to stored reserve with No. 2 TC when completed.  Issued from storage on 5 May 1943.  Pending disposal from August 1944.  Stored post war with No. 204 Equipment Holding Unit.  Had 3533:00 total time, 1026:40 since overhaul when struck off.

 

last date: 16 February 1945 - struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale


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