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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

K8751

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 2 Training Command on 22 July 1941, for use at No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  To MacDonald Brothers from 8 October to 10 November 1941, back to No. 33 SFTS when completed.  To stored reserve on 8 April 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers on 29 June 1942, back to storage with No. 2 TC on same day.  Pending disposal from 1 December 1944, with No. 2 Air Command at No. 204 Equipment Holding Unit.  Had 1497 airframe time when struck off, no record of overhaul.

 

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

K8752

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / III / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI on 11 June (or August?) 1941.  With No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope, Ontario from 16 July 1941.  Struck by Anson 6251 while it was taxiing at Mount Hope at 09:30 on 29 January 1942, received Category C damage.  To de Havilland Canada for repairs, 6 February to 2 June 1942.  Had 1299:10 airframe time when it arrived there, was converted to Mk. III while there.  Back to No. 1 Training Command when completed.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario on 21 August 1943, for conversion to Mk. IV, completed by 9 December 1943.  To No. 4 Air Observers School at London, Ontario when completed.  To stored reserve with No. 1 Training Command on 12 August 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage.  Pending disposal from 20 February 1945.  Stored at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit.  Had 2329:00 airframe time, 528:15 since overhaul, when struck off.

 

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

K8756

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 April 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Winter conversion kit installed during erection.  Issued to No. 2 Training Command for use at No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba on 4 July 1941.  To stored reserve with No. 2 TC on 8 April 1942.  Allocated to MacDonald Brothers Aircraft on 24 September 1942.  All serviceable and repairable spares removed, frame sand blasted and forwarded to Federal Aircraft in Montreal, PQ.

 

last date: 17 June 1943 - struck off, reduced to spares and produce

K8760

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 August 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada, Toronto

 

To No. 1 Training Command for use at No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario.  Involved in a crash, date unknown, declared Category A.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario on 5 January 1943, for scrapping.

 

last date: 14 May 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

K8761

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 August 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada, Toronto

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 15 September 1941, for use at No. 32 Air Navigation School at Charlottetown, PEI.  To Eastern Air Command on 5 November 1941, still at No. 32 ANS.  To No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB on 12 August 1942.  To Canada Car & Foundry for crash repairs, 21 August 1942 to 7 January 1943.  Back to Eastern Air Command when completed.  To No. 6 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 21 February 1944 for "check up".  Pending disposal with No. 1 Training Command from 15 June 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Had 2027:00 total time, 1369:10 since overhaul when struck off.

 

last date: 9 February 1945 - Struck off, to War assets Corporation for disposal

K8770

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 March 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 8 Repair Depot, Winnipeg

 

To No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba on 17 May 1941.  Category B crash at Sydney, Manitoba on 17 June 1941.  Student pilot encountered severe thunderstorm on cross country flight, aircraft struck soft ground during precautionary landing and overturned.  To MacDonald Brothers from 7 July to 6 December 1941 for repairs, back to No. 33 SFTS when completed.  Winter conversion kit installed by MacDonald Brothers by 9 February 1942.  Crashed again on 27 September 1942.  To No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg, Manitoba on 18 March 1943 for scrapping.

 

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

K8774

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 March 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry at Amhearst, NS

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 27 March 1941, for use at No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI.  To No. 1 Training Command on 8 July 1941, for use at No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario on 18 February 1944 for overhaul, but on 12 May 1944 decision was made to scrap instead.

 

last date: 21 July 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce at No. 6 Repair Depot

K8775

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 October 1941 - Taken on strength at Aircraft Repair, Edmonton, Alberta

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 19 November 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  To stored reserve with No. 2 TC on 8 April 1942.  Allocated to MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg on 24 September 1942.  All serviceable and repairable spares removed and transferred to No. 15 Aircraft Inspection Detachment, frame sandblasted and transferred to Federal Aircraft in Montreal, PQ by 18 June 1943.

 

last date: 17 June 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

K8777

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 May 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 on 5 November 1941, still with No. 31 GRS.  To Canada Car & Foundry for modifications, 20 April to 27 July 1942.  To Eastern Air Command when completed.  To No. 1 Training Command on 11 August 1943.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for conversion to Mk. IV from 27 August to 16 October 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed, for use at No. 1 Air Observers School at Malton, Ontario.  Category C crash on 23 June 1944, to No. 6 Repair Depot pending disposal instructions.  Pending disposal there from 18 July 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Had 2085:00 total time, 171:55 since overhaul when struck off.

 

last date: 24 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

K8782

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 May 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & foundry

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 10 July 1941, for use at No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI.  To No. 1 Training Command on 16 July 1941, for use at No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope, Ontario.  To de Havilland Canada from 14 October 1942 to 11 March 1943.  To Central Aircraft from 24 March to 23 June 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when finished.  Pending disposal with No. 1 TC from 25 October 1944.  to No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored post war at Brantford, Ontario.  Had 2833:05 total time, 1230:35 since overhaul, when struck off.

 

last date: 22 January 1945 - struck off, to War Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

K8786

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 August 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

 

To Western Air Command on 12 September 1941, for use at No. 32 Operational Training Unit in BC.  To stored reserve with no. 4 Training Command on 28 April 1944.  Pending disposal from 26 October 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.

 

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

K8818

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 January 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft Ltd.

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 6 November 1941, for use at No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario.  Category C crash there on 24 January 1942.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario from 19 September 1942 to 1 February 1943.  Back to Central Aircraft for further repairs 4 March to 26 March 1943.  To No. 1 TC on 26 April 1943.  To No. 6 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 30 March 1944 for partial overhaul, and replacement of flat wind screen with V shaped one.  Pending disposal from 15 June 1944.  To No. 1 air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal, still stored at No. 6 RD.  Had 1168:25 total time, 415:30 since full overhaul, when struck off.

 

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

K8820

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 March 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 2 April 1941, for use by No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI.  To Eastern Air Command on 5 November 1941, still at No. 31 GRS.  Category B crash at Charlottetown at 10:25 on 4 January 1942.  To No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB from 6 to 28 January 1942, for crash repairs.  Actually received at Scoudouc on 21 January 1942.  To stored reserve with EAC when completed.  To Canada Car & Foundry from 2 March to 12 May 1942, for crash repairs.  Had 760:00 airframe time when it arrived there.  To No. 6 Repair Depot for inspection on 4 March 1944, prior to allocation to a Bombing & Gunnery School.  Pending disposal with No. 1 Training Command from 15 June 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal, still stored at No. 6 RD.  Had 1878:30 total time, 1119:30 since overhaul, when struck off.

 

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

K8824

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 2 Training Command on 1 May 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Category C7 crash at Carberry at 13:00 on 10 October 1941.  Collided with "aircraft 5195" (probably Anson N5195, which see), when being flown solo by LAC T.J. McCall.  To stored reserve with No. 2 TC on 8 April 1942.  Allocated to MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg on 24 September 1942.  All serviceable and repairable spares removed and transferred to stock of No. 15 Aircraft Inspection Detachment, frame to be sand blasted and transferred to Federal Aircraft in Montreal.

 

last date: 17 June 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

K8830

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 5 July 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Winter conversion kit installed by 2 September 1941.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft from 6 to 22 January 1942 for overhaul, to No. 2 Training Command when completed, back to No. 33 SFTS.  To No. 3 Training Command on 10 December 1942, for use by No. 8 Air Observers School at Ancienne Lorette, PQ.  To stored reserve with No. 1 Training Command on 29 September 1943, issued form storage on 8 November 1943.  Pending disposal with No. 1 TC from 8 July 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at Brantford, Ontario.  Had 3367:00 total time, 2166:50 since overhaul, when struck off.

 

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

K9194

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 8 May 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 6 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 27 May 1941, for use by No. 31 Bombing & Gunnery School at Picton, Ontario.  Winter conversion kit installed by 12 November 1941.  Category A crash at Waupoos Island, in the St. Lawrence River near Prescott, Ontario, at 10:55 on 11 March 1942.  3 crew on board, including pilot Sgt. D.A. Fulton, who apparently survived the crash.

 

last date: 5 May 1942 - struck off, reduced to spares and produce

K9244

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

first date: 11 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Fleet Aircraft, Fort Erie, Ontario

 

Temporarily allocated to No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario on 3 July 1941, while "marked for Picton".  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot on 10 September 1941.  Permanently transferred from RAF on 3 December 1941.  To No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Johns, PQ on 10 September 1942 for installation of gun turret.  To No. 2 Training Command on 27 January 1943 as a Mk. IT, for use by No. 3 Bombing & Gunnery School at MacDonald, Manitoba. To stored reserve with No. 2 TC on 21 March 1944.  Pending disposal from 23 May 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal, still stored at No. 3 B&GS.  Had 475:15 total time, 468:00 since overhaul, when struck off.

 

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

K9247

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 29 March 1941 - Taken on strength at Fleet Aircraft, Fort Erie, Ontario

 

Equipped with Grumman target towing gear during erection at Fleet.  To No. 1 Training Command on 21 April 1941, for use at No. 31 Bombing & Gunnery School at Picton, Ontario.  Winter conversion kit installed by 16 December 1941.  Fuselage to be transferred to Canada Car & Foundry on 15 October 1942 for turret installation, no record that this was completed.  To No. 6 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 13 November 1942.

 

last date: March 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce at No. 6 Repair Depot

K9323

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

first date: 27 May 1941 - Taken on strength at Fleet Aircraft, Fort Erie

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 12 June 1941, for use by No. 31 Bombing & Gunnery School at Picton, Ontario.  Crashed at Picton at 11:50 on 28 October 1941, flown by W/C MacDonald.  Originally classified as Category B, revised to Category C.  Winter conversion kit installed by 16 December 1941.  Crashed again at Picton at 15:30 on 29 January 1942, Category B.  To Fleet Aircraft for repairs, 16 February to 3 June 1942.  To No. 9 Repair Depot when completed.  Dismantled there, fuselage shipped to Canada Car & Foundry at Turcot, NS for Bristol turret installation.  To No. 2 Training Command on 10 October 1942, for use by No. 3 Bombing & Gunnery School at MacDonald, Manitoba.  Pending disposal with No. 2 TC from 16 May 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal, stored at No. 3 B&GS.  Had 837:45 airframe time when struck off.

 

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

K9399

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

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

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 10 June 1941, for use by No. 31 Bombing & Gunnery School at Picton, Ontario.  Fuselage shipped to Canada Car & Foundry on 1 October 1942 for turret installation, after disassembly at No. 9 Repair Depot.  No indication that this was completed.  Pending disposal with No. 3 Training Command from 24 October 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal, stored at No. 9 Repair Depot.  Had 766:00 airframe time when struck off.

 

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

K9406

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

first date: 29 March 1941 - Taken on strength at Fleet Aircraft

 

Equipped with Grumman target towing gear while being erected by Fleet Aircraft.  To No. 1 Training Command on 21 April 1941, for use by No. 31 Bombing & Gunnery School at Picton, Ontario.  To Fleet Aircraft at Fort Erie, Ontario for overhaul, 14 May to 29 September 1942.  To No. 9 Repair Depot when completed.  Disassembled there and target towing gear removed, fuselage shipped to Canada Car & Foundry for turret installation.  Back to No. 9 RD on 13 November 1942.  To No. 3 Training Command on 1 February 1943, for use at No. 9 Bombing & Gunnery School at Mont Joli, PQ.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 9 April 1945.  To Eastern Air Command on 3 May 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 6 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit by 27 November 1945.  Had 1080:25 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 17 June 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

K9417

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 27 May 1941 - Taken on strength at Fleet Aircraft, Fort Erie, Ontario

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 21 April 1941, for use by No. 31 Bombing & Gunnery School at Picton, Ontario as a target tug.  To No. 6 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 10 September 1941.  Permanently transferred from RAF to Joint Air Training Program on 1 November 1941.  Winter conversion kit installed by 16 December 1941.  Category C crash at Picton aerodrome at 16:30 on 13 February 1942.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot on 28 January 1943.

 

last date: 27 April 1943 - struck off, reduced to spares and produce at No. 6 Repair Depot

K9476

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 8 May 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 6 Repair Depot, Trenton

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 17 May 1941, for use by No. 31 Bombing & Gunnery School at Picton, Ontario.  Converted to target tug on 10 July 1941.  Winter conversion kit installed by 16 December 1941.  Category C damage on Picton tarmac at 11:05 on 6 March 1942, when starboard wing struck stationary Battle P2304 while taxiing.  5 feet broken off wing tip.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot on 28 January 1943.

 

last date: 27 April 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce at No. 6 Repair Depot

L1090

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. IIA

 

 

first date: 19 February 1940 - taken on strength

 

First flight in UK on 24 August 1939.  Shipped to USAAC at Wright Field, Dayton, Ohio late 1939 for evaluation.  Transferred to 1 Testing Centre RCAF at Ottawa (part of Test & Development Flight?), may have arrived May 1940.  Returned to UK by 1 August 1940.  Became instructional airframe 3201M with RAF, struck off in 1944.

 

last date: 25 June 1940 - struck off

L2330

Supermarine

 

Walrus

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 20 December 1943 - Transferred to RCAF

 

With No. 14 Service Flying Training School, probably at Kingston, Ontario for air sea rescue.  Also with No. 17 Elementary Flying Training School at Stanley, NS, also for search and rescue.  Made available for disposal on 26 November 1945, in storage by then.  Had 410:40 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 6 June 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets for sale.

L4142

Handley Page

 

Hampden

Mk. I

 

 

H.P.52

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 13 September 1943 - Taken on strength

 

Used at No. 32 Operational Training Unit in BC.

 

last date: 2 August 1944 - Struck off

L4145

Handley Page

 

Hampden

Mk. I

 

 

H.P.52

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 October 1943 - Taken on strength

 

Used at No. 32 Operational Training Unit in BC.

 

last date: 28 January 1944 - Struck off

L4157

Handley Page

 

Hampden

Mk. I

 

 

H.P.52

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 October 1943 - Taken on strength

 

Used at No. 32 Operational Training Unit in BC.

 

last date: 2 August 1944 - Struck off

L4963

Fairey

Austin Motors

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 29 March 1941 - Taken on strength at Fleet Aircraft, Fort Erie

 

Fitted with Grumman target towing gear when erected at Fleet.  To No. 1 Training Command on 28 April 1941, for use at No. 31 Bombing & Gunnery School at Picton, Ontario.  Fitted with winter conversion kit by 16 December 1941.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 24 November 1942, probably following a crash.  To Central Aircraft on 17 June 1943, scrapped there.  Serviceable parts shipped to No. 9 Repair Depot after scrapping.

 

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

L4973

Fairey

Austin Motors

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 11 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Fleet Aircraft, Fort Erie

 

Noted on 3 July 1941 as "marked for Picton", but temporarily assigned to No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot on 19 September 1941.  Permanently transferred from RAF to Joint Air Training Program on 3 December 1941.  Classified as Instructional Airframe A 187on 25 September 1942.  To No. 1 Training Command, for use at the Technical Training School at St. Thomas, Ontario.  Still there when scrapped.

 

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

L4987

Fairey

Austin Motors

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

first date: 17 April 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car Ltd.

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 10 May 1941, for use at No. 31 Bombing & Gunnery School at Picton, Ontario.  Category C crash at Picton aerodrome at 11:50 on 14 July 1941, and again at 21:15 on 12 April 1942.  Fuselage transferred to Canada Car & Foundry on 15 October 1942 for turret installation.  Delivered to stored reserve with No. 3 Training Command on 1 June 1943.  Pending disposal with No. 3 TC from 15 August 1944, stored at No. 9 Repair Depot.  Had 290:20 airframe time when struck off.

 

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

L5009

Fairey

Austin Motors

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 8 May 1941 - Taken on strength at Fleet Aircraft, Fort Erie

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 6 June 1941, for use at No. 31 Bombing & Gunnery School at Picton, Ontario.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 4 January 1943.

 

last date: 1 March 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce at No. 6 Repair Depot

L5036

Fairey

Austin Motors

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

first date: 1 July 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 6 Repair Depot

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 26 August 1941, for use at No. 31 Bombing & Gunnery School at Picton, Ontario.  Category B crash at Picton at 10:00 on 17 March 1942.  Assigned to No. 6 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 17 April 1942, for repairs, arrived there on 20 April 1942.  Re-allocated to Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario on 23 June 1942 to complete repairs.  To No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Johns, PQ on 28 December 1942.  To stored reserve with No. 3 Training Command on 7 September 1943, converted to Mk. IT by then.  Pending disposal from 7 November 1944, still stored at No. 9 RD.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Had 166:45 airframe time when struck off.

 

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

L5041

Fairey

Austin Motors

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 8 May 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 6 Repair Depot, RCAF Station Trenton

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 27 May 1941, for use at No. 31 Bombing & Gunnery School at Picton, Ontario.  Converted to target tug on 10 July 1941.  Fitted with winter conversion kit by 12 November 1941.  To workshop reserve at No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Johns, PQ on 23 September 1942.  To stored reserve with No. 3 Training Command on 5 October 1943.  Target tow gear removed by No. 9 RD, by 13 November 1943.  Pending disposal from 26 July 1944, stored at No. 9 RD.

 

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

L5048

Fairey

Austin Motors

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

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

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 10 June1941, for use at No. 31 Bombing & Gunnery School at Picton, Ontario.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 RD on 9 August 1941.  Permanently transferred from RAF to Joint Air Training Program on 6 October 1941.  To stored reserve with No. 4 Training Command on 18 November 1942.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario from 11 May to 13 October 1943, for overhaul.  To stored reserve with No. 1 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 23 May 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal, stored at No. 6 RD.  Had 370:55 total time, 3:50 since overhaul, when struck off.

 

last date: 13 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

L5063

Fairey

Austin Motors

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 16 September 1941 - Taken on strength at Fleet aircraft, Fort Erie

 

Received without propeller, undercarriage, tires, tubes, fin, rudder, tail plane, and elevators.  To No. 6 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 3 November 1941.  Classified as Instructional Airframe A 186 on 25 September 1942.

 

last date: 4 August 1944 - Struck off, probably scrapped

L5073

Fairey

Austin Motors

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 16 September 1941 - Taken on strength at Fleet Aircraft at Fort Erie, Ontario

 

Received without propeller, undercarriage, tires, tubes, fin, rudder, tail plane, and elevators.  To No. 1 Training Command on 3 December 1941, for use at No. 31 Bombing & Gunnery School at Picton, Ontario.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 24 November 1942.  Allocated to No. 1 Training Command on 21 June 1943, for tests at No. 6 Repair Depot.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 8 June 1945, stored at No. 6 RD.  Had 297:25 total time, 23:25 since overhaul, when struck off.

 

last date: 15 May 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets corporation for sale

L5115

Fairey

Austin Motors

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 8 May 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 6 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 27 May 1941, for use at No. 31 Bombing & Gunnery School at Picton, Ontario.  Converted to target tug on 10 July 1941.  Category C crash at Picton aerodrome at 16:00 on 12 February 1942.  To No. 9 Repair Depot at St. John, PQ on 27 October 1942(?).  Scheduled to Canada Car & Foundry on 27 October 1942 for turret installation, no record that this was completed.  Back to No. 6 Repair Depot on 18 December 1942(?).  Dates unclear.

 

last date: 23 March 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce at No. 6 Repair Depot

L5184

Fairey

Austin Motors

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

first date: 9 June 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 6 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 2 July 1941, for use at No. 31 Bombing & Gunnery School at Picton, Ontario.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot on 3 September 1941.  To No. 9 Repair Depot on 25 July 1942, for disassembly.  Fuselage shipped to Canada Car & Foundry for turret installation.  Completed by 8 October 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command on 6 October 1942, for use at No. 3 Bombing & Gunnery School at MacDonald, Manitoba.  Allocated to No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg on 26 January 1944 for scrapping, after a Category A crash.

 

last date: 7 February 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

L5196

Fairey

Austin Motors

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 27 May 1941 - Taken on strength at Fleet aircraft, Fort Erie, Ontario

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 12 June 1941, for use at No. 31 Bombing & Gunnery School at Picton, Ontario.  Winter conversion kit installed by 16 December 1941.  Category B crash at Picton at 13:15 on 12 January 1942.  To No. 6 Repair Depot and then Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for repairs, 29 January to 28 November 1942.  To No. 9 Repair Depot when completed.  Pending disposal with No. 3 Training Command from 26 July 1944, stored at No. 9 RD.

 

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

L5197

Fairey

Austin Motors

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

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

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 10 May 1941, for use at No. 31 Bombing & Gunnery School at Picton, Ontario.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot on 26 January 1943, probably following a crash.

 

last date: 23 March 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce at No. 6 Repair Depot

L5205

Fairey

Austin Motors

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

first date: 8 May 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 6 Repair Depot, RCAF Station Trenton

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 27 May 1941, for use at No. 31 Bombing & Gunnery School at Picton, Ontario.  To workshop reserve at No. 9 Repair Depot on 20 September 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command on 5 December 1944, having been converted to Mk. IT.  To stored reserve with No. 2 TC on 21 March 1944.  Pending disposal from 23 May 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal, stored at No. 3 Bombing & Gunnery School at MacDonald, Manitoba.  Had 725:10 airframe time when struck off.

 

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

L5261

Fairey

Austin Motors

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

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

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 8 April 1942.  To Fleet aircraft for crash repairs, 27 May to 30 October 1942.  To No. 9 Repair Depot when completed.  To No. 2 Training Command on 1 February 1943, after turret installation as Mk. IT.  Pending disposal from 16 May 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal, stored at No. 3 Bombing & Gunnery School at MacDonald, Manitoba.  Had 641:30 airframe time when struck off.

 

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

L5265

Fairey

Austin Motors

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 27 May 1941 - Taken on strength at Fleet Aircraft, Fort Erie

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 12 June 1941, for use at No. 31 Bombing & Gunnery School at Picton, Ontario.  To workshop reserve at No. 9 Repair Depot on 23 September 1942.  Pending disposal with No. 3 Training Command from 26 July 1944, stored at No. 9 RD.  Had 609:45 airframe time when struck off.

 

last date: 4 November 1944 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal for sale

L5266

Fairey

Austin Motors

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 9 June 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 6 Repair Depot, RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario

 

Temporarily assigned to No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario, while being assembled, pending assignment to Picton.  To No. 1 Training Command on 5 July 1941, for use at No. 31 Bombing & Gunnery School at Picton, Ontario.  Back to No. 6 RD on 16 September 1941.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario from 23 June 1942 to 27 January 1943.  To No. 9 Repair Depot when completed.  Pending disposal from 26 July 1944, with No. 3 Training Command, stored at No. 9 RD.  Had 300:00 airframe time when struck off.

 

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

L5270

Fairey

Austin Motors

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 9 June 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 6 Repair Depot, RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario

 

Temporarily assigned to No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario, while being assembled, pending assignment to Picton.  To No. 1 Training Command on 5 July 1941, for use at No. 31 Bombing & Gunnery School at Picton, Ontario.  Back to No. 6 RD on 28 December 1942.

 

last date: 27 April 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce at No. 6 RD

L5292

Fairey

Austin Motors

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 29 March 1941 - Taken on strength at Fleet Aircraft

 

Fitted with Grumman target towing gear while being assembled by Fleet.  To No. 1 Training Command on 21 April 1941, for use at No. 31 Bombing & Gunnery School at Picton, Ontario.  Collided with towing aircraft during flight near Picton at 13:55 on 16 November 1941.  Originally classified as Category C, revised to Category B two days later.  To No. 6 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 8 December 1941.  Classified as Instructional Airframe A 154 on 2 February 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command on 2 April (?) 1944, for records purposes only.

 

last date: 12 August 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

L5308

Fairey

Austin Motors

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 11 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Fleet Aircraft

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 8 July 1941, for use at No. 31 Bombing & Gunnery School at Picton, Ontario.  Winter conversion kit installed by 16 December 1941.  Category C crash at 03:45 at Picton on 28 December 1942.  To No. 6 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 26 January 1943.

 

last date: 26 February 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce at No. 6 Repair Depot

L5315

Fairey

Austin Motors

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

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 workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot on 4 January 1943.

 

last date: 24 March 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce at No. 6 Repair Depot

L5331

Fairey

Austin Motors

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

first date: 16 September 1941 - Taken on strength at Fleet Aircraft, Fort Erie

 

Aircraft received without propeller, undercarriage, tires, tubes, fins, rudder, tail plane and elevator.  To No. 6 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario on 3 November 1941.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario from 23 June 1942 to 5 January 1943.  To No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Johns, PQ when completed, for conversion to Mk. IT.  To No. 3 Training Command on 10 April 1943, for service trials at No. 9 Bombing & Gunnery School at Mont Joli, PQ.  Category B crash at No. 9 B&GS on 4 October 1944.  Scrapped on site by No. 9 RD, fuselage stored "in field".

 

last date: 27 October 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce


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