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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

N1078

Bristol

 

Beaufort

Mk. I

 

 

Type 152

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 3 Training Command

 

Erected by Canadian Associated Aircraft at St. Hubert, PQ.  Taken on strength at No. 1 Wireless School, at Montreal.  To Western Air Command on 2 September 1941, for use by No. 32 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC.  Coded "RD*H" and later "OP*H".  Category C6 damage to airscrews at Patricia Bay, at 15:30 on 7 November 1941, when the aircraft jumped the chocks while ground running and struck wooden trestles.  To Boeing Aircraft in Vancouver for repairs, 8 December 1941 to 17 January 1942.  Back to No. 32 OTU when completed.  Assigned to No. 149 (TB) Squadron at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC on 8 October 1942.  Coded "N".  To storage with Western Air Command on 3 November 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command on 16 February 1944.  Converted to Instructional Airframe A 396 on the next day, for use by the Technical Training School at RCAF Station Aylmer, Ontario.  Declared of no further use on 30 March 1946, retained in whole state pending disposal.

 

last date: 30 March 1946 - Struck off

N1107

Bristol

 

Beaufort

Mk. I

 

 

Type 152

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 August 1941 - Taken on strength at Canadian Associated Aircraft at St. Hubert, PQ

 

To Western Air Command on 17 September 1941, for use by No. 32 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC.  Coded "RDJ".  Category C12 damage on 14 January 1942, when aircraft swung on landing and starboard landing gear struck a ditch.  Repaired on site.  Had 62:15 logged time on this date.  To No. 149 (TB) Squadron at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC on 8 October 1942.  Coded "H".  To storage on 3 November 1943, possibly following a crash.  To No. 1 Training command on 22 March 1944, converted to Instructional Airframe A376 the following day.  To No. 1 Air Command in January 1945.  Struck off at No. 5 Radio Direction Finding School at Clinton, Ontario.

 

last date: 9 July 1945 - Struck off, retained in whole state

N2167

Fairey

Fairey, Ringway

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

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

 

Received in Canada less propeller, undercarriage, tires, tubes, fins, rudder, tailplane and elevator.  To No. 1 Training Command on 24 January 1942, for use by No. 31 Bombing & Gunnery School at Picton, Ontario.  Category C damage at 09:45 on 2 March 1942, at Picton.  Fuselage transferred to Canada Car & Foundry on 20 August 1942 from No. 9 Repair Depot, for turret installation and conversion to Mk. IT.  Completed on 17 October 1942.  To No. 3 Training Command on 9 November 1942, delivered to No. 9 Bombing & Gunnery School at Mont Joli, PQ on 28 November 1942.

 

last date: 21 June 1943 - Struck off at6 No. 9 Repair Depot

N2173

Fairey

Fairey, Ringway

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

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

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 5 July 1941, for use at No. 31 Bombing & Gunnery School at Picton, Ontario.  Assigned to workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot on 14 December 1942, arriving at Trenton on 22 January 1943.

 

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

N2245

Fairey

Fairey, Ringway

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.  Assigned to workshop reserve at No. 9 Repair Depot on 20 August 1942, arriving there on 24 August 1942.  Converted to Mk. IT with turret while there.  To No. 3 Training Command on 5 December 1942, for use by No. 9 Bombing & Gunnery School at Mont Joli, PQ.  To storage with No. 3 Training Command, 16 March to 28 May 1943.  To storage again on 22 January 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage.  Pending disposal from 6 April 1945.  To Eastern Air Command on 3 May 1945, still pending disposal.  At No. 6 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit by 27 November 1945.  Reported with 1014:10 total time while in storage.

 

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

N4012

Felixstowe

 

F.3

 

 

 

first date: 8 July 1921 - Taken on charge

 

Part of Imperial Gift, used as spares for Air Board F.3s.  Stored at Halifax, NS.  Reported as hull only in some sources.

 

last date: 4 January 1923 - Struck off

N4013

Felixstowe

 

F.3

 

 

 

first date: 8 July 1921 - Taken on charge

 

Part of Imperial Gift, used as spares for Air Board F.3s.  Stored at Canadian Vickers, Montreal.

 

last date: 4 January 1923 - Struck off

N4178

Felixstowe

 

F.3

 

 

 

first date: 8 July 1921 - Taken on charge.

 

Part of Imperial Gift, used as spares for Air Board F.3s.  Reported as hull only in some sources.

 

last date: 4 January 1923 - Struck off.

N4179

Felixstowe

 

F.3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Part of Imperial Gift, to be used as spares for Air Board F.3s.  Reported as hull only in some sources.

 

last date: 4 January 1923 - Struck off

N4191

Fairey

 

Albacore

 

 

 

 

1/N 4191

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 May 1943 - Taken on strength

 

Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command.  Free issued to RCN.  Probably never uncrated.  Reported as sold for scrap shortly after arrival in Canada.

 

last date: 7 February 1949 - Struck off

N4315

Fairey

 

Albacore

 

 

 

first date: 5 May 1943 - Taken on strength

 

Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command.  Free issued to RCN.  Probably never uncrated.  Reported as sold for scrap shortly after arrival in Canada.

 

last date: 7 February 1949 - Struck off

N4856

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 15 September 1941, for use by No. 32 Air Navigation School at Charlottetown, PEI.  To Canada Car & Foundry on 8 November 1941, following a crash.  Scrapped there.

 

last date: 11 May 1942 - Struck off

N4859

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Macdonald Brothers, Winnipeg

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 15 August 1941, probably for use at No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Winterization kit installed by September 1941.  Delivered to Macdonald Brothers on 22 July 1942, assigned there for crash repairs, 23 July to 24 August 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal with No. 2 Training Command from 12 October 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at Neepawa, Manitoba, where it was reported with 3778:00 total time, 2092:55 since overhaul.

 

last date: 10 March 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

N4861

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Macdonald Brothers, Winnipeg

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 12 August 1941, for use at No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Winter conversion kit installed by September 1941.  To MacDonald Brothers, 6 to 24 January 1942, to No. 33 SFTS when completed.  Possibly operated by No. 35 Service Flying Training School at North Battleford, Saskatchewan when it suffered Category B damage at 17:35 at Carberry, Manitoba.  Was stationary when Anson 6332 taxiied into this aircraft.  To MacDonald Brothers for repairs, 4 May to 12 June 1942.  To No. 2 TC when completed.  Pending disposal with No. 2 Training Command from 1 September 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 204 Equipment holding Unit at Estevan, Saskatchewan, where it was reported with 2103:00 total time.

 

last date: 21 September 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

N4862

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 9 September 1941, for use by No. 32 Air Navigation School at Charlottetown, PEI.  Still at this School when it transferred to Eastern Air Command on 5 November 1941.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS for overhaul, 22 July to 10 November 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed. Transferred to Western Hemisphere Organization on 9 February 1944.  To stored reserve with No. 1 Training Command on 9 May 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage.  Pending disposal from that date.  Stored at No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was reported with 2227:00 total time, 928:35 since overhaul.

 

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

N4874

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 2 Training Command on 11 July 1941, for use at No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Category C5 damage at Carberry at 03:00 on 9 August 1941.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command, 8 April to 16 September 1942.  To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot, 6 January to 7 September 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 1 November 1943.  Pending disposal from 24 October 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 407 Equipment Holding Unit and No. 3 SEHU.  Reported with 1163:20 total time while in storage.

 

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

N4886

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / III / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 8 May 1941, for use at No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Category B damage at Carberry at 14:10 on 18 December 1941.  This aircraft collided with Anson N9661 while both were landing.  To MacDonald Brothers for repairs, 31 December 1941 to 5 February 1942.  To No. 4 Training Command on 9 November 1942, for conversion to Mk. III.  To Aircraft Repair for crash repairs, 24 March to 6 November 1943.  To MacDonald Brothers when completed, for conversion to Mk. IV.  To stored reserve with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 27 June 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 204 Equipment Holding Unit, where it was reported with 1085:10 total time, 4:30 since overhaul.

 

last date: 3 November 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

N4888

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 February 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

 

Fitted with single controls.  Winter conversion kit installed during erection at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 2 Training Command on 28 February 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Noted as transferred from RAF to JATP account on 16 April 1941.  To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot, Winnipeg on 25 November 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 10 June to 2 August 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 1 November 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Stored at No. 3 SEHU, where it was noted with 2820:40 total time, 840:10 since overhaul.

 

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

N4894

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 May 1941 - Taken on charge at Canada Car & Foundry, Amherst, NS

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 11 July 1941, for use by No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI.  Winter conversion kit installed by 22 August 1941.  To Eastern Air Command with this School on 5 November 1941.  Still with this School when it crashed at 21:17 on 20 November 1941.  3 fatalities.

 

last date: 10 March 1942 - Struck off after crash, see comments

N4897

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Aircraft Repair, Edmonton

 

To Western Air Command on 1 October 1941, for use at No. 32 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC.  Still with this Unit when it struck Bolingbroke 9004 of No. 8 (BR) Squadron while both were taxiing at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC on 20 May 1942.  Still with this unit when it swung on landing at Patricia Bay on 30 January 1943.  Severely damaged, at No. 3 Repair Depot for repairs from 2 May to 2 June 1944.  To storage with Western Air Command when completed.  Allocated for scrapping on 8 August 1944

 

last date: 26 September 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce at No. 3 Repair Depot

N4898

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 June 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

 

to No. 2 Training Command on 11 August 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Winter conversion kit installed by 9 September 1941.  To storage on 8 April 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul from 24 September to 18 November 1942.  Returned to No. 2 Training Command on 2 December 1942.  Pending disposal from August 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 204 EHU, where it was reported with 1527:15 total time.

 

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

N4901

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Aircraft Repair, Edmonton

 

To Western Air Command on 2 September 1941, for use by No. 32 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC.  Still with this Unit when it ditched off Pender Island at 22 August 1942, due to port engine failure.  Wreckage recovered by No. 3 Repair Depot, broken up at Vancouver for spares.  Had 751:45 total time when struck off.

 

last date: 6 October 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

N4902

Curtiss

built in USA

H-16

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 April 1921 - Taken on charge

 

Parts built in US, shipped to UK and placed in stores.  To Canada as part of Imperial Gift in 1919.  Held for spares for G-CYEP, never received Canadian registration or serial number.

 

last date: 7 November 1924 - Struck off

N4905

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / III / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 16 June 1941, for use by No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope (Hamilton), Ontario.  Assigned to Fleet Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario on 20 February 1942 for overhaul and conversion to Mk. III, arrived there on 26 February 1942.  Had 1311:20 logged time when it arrived.  Back to No. 1 Training Command on 22 July 1942.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin on 27 September 1943, for conversion to Mk. IV, overhaul, and replacement of defective wings and tail plane.  Back to No. 1 TC on 23 November 1943.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot on 9 June 1944.  Classified as Instructional Airframe A 411 on 12 June 1944.  To No. 1 Training Command on 5 July 1944, for use at No. 1 Bombing & Gunnery School at Jarvis, Ontario.  To No. 1 Air Command in January 1945.  Scraped at No. 1 Bombing & Gunnery School.

 

last date: 6 April 1945 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

N4907

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 19 September 1941, for use by No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope (Hamilton), Ontario.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 27 September to 10 November 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 7 Bombing & Gunnery School at Paulson, Manitoba.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 14 February 1945.  Stored at No. 3 SEHU at Swift Current, Saskatchewan.  Reported with 2753:00 total time, 873:20 since overhaul, while in storage.

 

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

N4909

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 February 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft Ltd.

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 19 September 1941, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for overhaul and conversion to Mk. IV, 21 May to 17 September 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 1 Air Observers School at Malton, Ontario (today Pearson Airport, Toronto).  Pending disposal from 12 August 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario.  Reported with 1904:35 total time, 3:05 since overhaul, while in storage.  Sold to Aircraft Industries of Montreal.

 

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

N4915

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 July 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 26 August 1941.  Winter conversion kit installed by MacDonald Brothers by 9 September 1941.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 9 November 1942 to 6 February 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 18 March 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 12 April 1945.  Stored at No. 5 SEHU at Neepawa, Manitoba, where it was reported with 3343:00 total time, 1605:00 since overhaul.

 

last date: 8 November 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

N4924

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 June 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

 

To Western Air Command on 22 August 1941, for use by No. 32 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC.  Winter conversion kit installed by MacDonald Brothers by 9 September 1941.  Still with this Unit when it received Category C damage during a forced landing at Penticton, BC on 15 September 1941, following engine failure.  To No. 2 Training Command on 25 April 1942.  To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot, Winnipeg on 25 November 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers on 5 June 1943.  Back to No. 2 Training Command on 10 July 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 15 December 1944.  Stored at No. 205 EHU and No. 5 SEHU at Neepawa, Manitoba, where it was reported with 2193:00 total time, 1161:40 since overhaul.

 

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

N4928

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 December 1940 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 21 December 1940, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario.  Pending disposal with No. 1 TC from 27 June 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 6 Repair Depot at Trenton, where it was reported with 2567:35 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

N4932

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 June 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 13 August 1941, for use by No. 32 Air Navigation School at Charlottetown, PEI.  Winter conversion kit installed by CC&F, reported on 22 August 1941.  To Eastern Air Command with this School on 5 November 1941.  Reported on 26 February 1943 with 1558:40 total time.  Assigned to Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS on 24 April 1943 for overhaul, arrived there on 3 May 1943.  To CC&F in Quebec for conversion to Mk. IV on 17 December 1943.  To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 18 April 1945.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage, pending disposal from that date.  Stored at No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was reported with 1676:10 total time, 6:35 since overhaul.  Sold to Aircraft Industries of Montreal, PQ.

 

last date: 12 February 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

N4938

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 October 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 11 August 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  To No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg on 17 July 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 23 July to 16 September 1942.  To Eastern Air Command when completed, for use by No. 1 General Reconnaissance School at Summerside, PEI.  To No. 6 Repair Depot on 21 January 1944, for inspection before assignment 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.  Stored at No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was reported with 2438:30 total time, 1218:55 since overhaul.

 

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

N4942

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 5 September 1941, for use by No. 32 Air Navigation School at Charlottetown, PEI.  Transferred to Eastern Air Command with this School on 5 November 1941.  To Canada Car & Foundry for overhaul, 20 May to 3 August 1942.  To Eastern Air Command when completed.  Destroyed by fire at No. 1 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI.  To No. 4 Repair Depot on 27 March 1943 for write off.

 

last date: 19 May 1943 - Struck off

N4959

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 24September 1940 - Taken on strength from UK Air Ministry

 

Fuselage only, became Instructional Airframe A 97.

 

last date: 23 September 1941 - Struck off

N4963

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 November 1940 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 18 November 1940, for use at No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario.  Category C damage at Port Albert aerodrome at 09:45 on 13 June 1941.  To No. 6 Repair Depot for repairs on 20 August 1941, completed by 21 February 1942.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  To No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope, Ontario.  Category B crash at Mt. Hope at 03:50 on 18 June 1942.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin (London), Ontario for repairs on 2 July 1942, completed by 7 September 1942.  To Eastern Air Command when completed, for use by No. 1 General Reconnaissance School at Summerside, PEI.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 December 1943, for use at No. 4 Bombing & Gunnery School at Fingal, Ontario.  To Central Aircraft again on 28 January 1944.  Planned overhaul cancelled on 12 May 1944, returned to No. 6 Repair Depot for scrapping.

 

last date: 21 July 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

N4964

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 December 1940 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 21 December 1940, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for overhaul, 27 November 1942 to 17 May 1943.  To No. 3 Training Command when completed.  Back to No. 1 Training Command on 23 November 1943, for use by No. 4 Bombing & Gunnery School at Fingal, Ontario.  Pending disposal from 14 October 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario, where it was reported with 2757:40 total time, 868:05 since overhaul.

 

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

N4967

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 December 1940 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft Ltd.

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 8 January 1941, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for overhaul, 27 November 1942 to 22 March 1943.  Assigned to No. 1 Training Command when completed, delivered on 2 April 1943.  Back to Central Aircraft for overhaul again, 26 June to 19 August 1943.  To No. 1 TC when completed. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 15 February 1945.  Stored at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was reported with 2743:10 total time, 980:05 since overhaul.

 

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

N4968

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 December 1940 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft Ltd.

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 8 January 1941, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for overhaul, 20 November 1942 to 1 March 1943.  Assigned to No. 1 Training Command when completed, delivered on 5 March 1943.  Pending disposal with No. 1 TC from 24 October 1940.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 5 service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario, where it was reported with 3457:10 total time, 1629:30 since overhaul.

 

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

N4978

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 11 August 1941, for use by No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI.  To No. 1 Training Command on 16 July 1942, for use at No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope (Hamilton), Ontario.  Assigned to Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for overhaul on 10 April 1943, delivered there on 15 April 1943.  Assigned to No. 1 Training Command on 14 June 1943, delivered there on 20 June 1943.  To storage with No. 1 TC on 2 October 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, pending disposal from that date.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was reported with 2932:05 total time, 1246:20 since overhaul.

 

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

N4979

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 July 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 11 August 1941, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for overhaul, 27 November 9142 to 5 April 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  To No. 6 Repair Depot on 15 September 1944, for scrapping.

 

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

N4998

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 29 March 1941, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for overhaul, 11 February to 17 May 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  To storage on 14 August(?) 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, pending disposal from that date.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was reported with 2851:25 total time, 958:30 since overhaul.

 

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

N5008

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 February 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft Ltd.

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 15 March 1941, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for overhaul, assigned there on 27 October 1942, delivered on 6 November 1942.  Completed on 1 February 1943, delivered to No. 1 Training Command on 18 February 1943.  Pending disposal from 11 November 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at Brantford, Ontario, where it was reported with 3101:55 total time, 1217:40 since overhaul.

 

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

N5011

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 January 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada at Toronto

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 25 January 1941.  To No. 3 Training Command on 10 March 1941, for use at No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI.  With this School when it transferred to Eastern Air Command on 5 November 1941.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS for overhaul, 6 October 1942 to 9 January 1943.  To Eastern Air Command when completed.  To No. 1 Training Command on 7 July 1943.  Delivered to No. 4 Air Observers School at London, Ontario on 22 July 1943.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario, 6 August to 30 September 1943, for conversion to Mk. IV.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 17 November 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was reported with 2192:30 total time, 445:25 since overhaul.

 

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

N5012

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 2 July 1941, for use by No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI.  To No. 1 Training Command on 8 July 1941 (or 1942?), for use at No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for overhaul, 23 June to 11 September 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 20 February 1945.  Stored at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit.

 

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

N5015

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 March 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 2 July 1941, for use by No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI.  Still with this School when it transferred to Eastern Air Command on 5 November 1941.  To Canada Car & Foundry for overhaul, 19 January to 8 May 1943.  To Eastern Air Command when completed, delivered on 18 May 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command on 3 August 1943.  Pending disposal from 5 January 1945.  to No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was reported with 1783:25 total time, 346:00 since overhaul.

 

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

N5016

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Winter conversion kit installed during erection.  To No. 2 Training Command on 11 July 1941, for use at No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  To No. 8 Repair Depot for overhaul, 14 January to 14 June 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To storage on 4 August 1944.  Pending disposal from 23 October 1944.  to No. 2 air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 202 EHU at Weyburn, Saskatchewan, where it was reported with 2637:35 total time, 619:45 since overhaul.

 

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

N5018

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 October 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, Winnipeg

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 21 November 1941, for use at No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Category C3 damage at Austin, Manitoba at 16:30 on 1 December 1941.  Winter conversion kit installed by 9 February 1942.  Category C14 damage at Carberry at 11:22 on 12 March 1942.  Assigned to MacDonald Brothers for overhaul on 19 March 1942, delivered there on 6 April 1942.  Back to No. 2 Training Command on 23 April 1942.  To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot on 24 October 1942.  Assigned to No. 3 Training Command on 1 December 1942, delivered to Montreal on 6 January 1943.  To stored reserve with No. 1 Training Command on 5 October 1943.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage, pending disposal from that date.  Stored at No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was recorded with 1690:30 total time, 630:25 since overhaul.  Reported with No. 32 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, dates unknown.

 

last date: 22 April 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

N5023

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 21 November 1941, for use at No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 20 October to 26 December 1942.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Issued from storage on 20 January 1943, for use by No. 7 Air Observers School at Portage la Prairie, Manitoba.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 24 January 1945.  Stored at No. 407 EHU, where it was reported with 3641:15 total time, 2011:15 since overhaul.  Reported with No. 32 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, dates unknown.

 

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

N5035

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 May 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada

 

To Eastern Air Command on 16 June 1941, for use by No. 31 Operational Training Unit at Debert, NS.  To No. 1 Training Command on 16 July 1941, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for overhaul, 11 March to 24 May 1943.  to No. 1 Training Command when completed, delivered on 27 May 1943.  Pending disposal from 23 October 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario, where it was reported with 3145:00 total time, 1304:55 since overhaul.

 

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

N5036

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 15 September 1941, for use by No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope, Ontario.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 20 September to 9 December 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 15 January 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 12 April 1945.  Stored at No. 5 SEHU at Neepawa, Manitoba by 27 November 1945, where it was reported with 2911:30 total time, 1014:15 since overhaul.

 

last date: 5 October 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

N5038

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 11 July 1941, for use by No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI.  Winter conversion kit installed by No. 1 Sub-= Detachment at Amherst by 22 August 1941.  Still with this School when it transferred to Eastern Air Command on 5 November 1941.  To Canada Car & Foundry for overhaul, 10 July to 28 September 1942.  To Eastern Air Command when completed.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS on 26 April 1943, following a Category B crash.  Converted to Mk. IV at CC&F at Cartierville, PQ, from 9 September 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 December 1943.  Pending disposal from 17 November 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was reported with 957:00 total time, 432:15 since overhaul.

 

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

N5041

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Winter conversion kit installed during assembly.  To No. 2 Training Command on 19 June 1941, for use at No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Category C3 damage at 13:30 on 7 August 1941 at Carberry.  To MacDonald Brothers for repairs, 28 September to 23 November 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 24 August 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 204 SEHU, where it was reported with 1849:55 total time, never overhauled.

 

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


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