RAF Type B roundel Canadian Military Aircraft
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  serials N5042 to N5352
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N5042

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 March 1941 - Taken on strength at Aircraft Repair in Edmonton, Alberta

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 29 April 1941, for use at No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  To MacDonald Brothers in Winnipeg for overhaul, 13 August to 3 September 1941.  Back to No. 33 SFTS when completed.  Winter conversion kit installed by MacDonald Brothers, reported on 9 February 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 18 August to 8 October 1942.  To No. 3 Training Command when completed.  To No. 1 Training Command on 21 September 1943.  Pending disposal there from 14 October 1944, reported stored at No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Had 3342:00 total time, 1538:25 since overhaul, when struck off.

 

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

N5047

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 by No. 32 Air Navigation School at Charlottetown, PEI.  Still with this unit when it transferred to Eastern Air Command on 5 November 1941.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS for overhaul, 5 February to 14 June 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed, for use at No. 4 Air Observers School at London, Ontario.  Pending disposal with No. 1 TC from 13 September 1944, stored at No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario.  Reported with 2557:00 total time, 143:20 since overhaul, while there.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.

 

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

N5049

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 16 December 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Winter conversion kit installed by MacDonald Brothers, reported on 9 February 1942.  To reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot on 11 November 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg for overhaul, 15 June to 7 August 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal with No. 2 TC from 5 September 1944, when it was stored at No. 204 Equipment Holding Unit, and had 2554:05 total time, 1049:40 since overhaul.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.

 

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

N5051

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

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 22 August 1941, by No. 1 Sub-Detachment at Amherst.  Still with No. 32 ANS when it transferred to Eastern Air Command on 5 November 1941.  To Canada Car & Foundry for overhaul, 5 February to 8 July 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed, for use at No. 4 Air Observers School at London, Ontario.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 15 February 1945, stored at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, and reported with 2600:40 total time, 867:45 since overhaul.

 

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

N5058

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 December 1940 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 9 January 1941, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario.  Category C crash at Kitchener, Ontario while with this unit, at 11:20 on 9 February 1941.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin (London), Ontario, for conversion to Mk. IV, 26 May to 9 September 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 12 August 1944, when it had 1901:05 total time, 3:05 since overhaul, and was stored at No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal, stored at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit.  Sold to Aircraft Industries of Canada, of Montreal.

 

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

N5087

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.  To No. 3 Training Command on 10 March 1941, for use by No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI.  Category C14 damage at 12:20 on 23 April 1941, at the Chatham Estuary, PEI.  Still with No. 31 GRS when it transferred to Eastern Air Command on 5 November 1941.  To Canada Car & foundry for overhaul, 27 August 1943 to 14 March 1944.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 14 October 1944, when it had 2235:45 total time, 335:40 since overhaul, and was stored at No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal, and stored at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit.

 

last date: 15 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

N5088

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

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 (London), Ontario for conversion to Mk. IV, 8 May to 26 July 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 1 Air Observers School at Malton, Ontario (today Pearson International Airport, Toronto).  Pending disposal from 10 January 1945.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal, stored at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit.  Had 2370:05 total time, 499:45 since overhaul when struck off.

 

last date: 19 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

N5092

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Winter conversion set installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 2 Training Command on 3 May 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg for overhaul, 27 November to 22 December 1941.  Back to No. 33 SFTS when completed.  To reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot on 15 February 1943.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 13 March to 8 May 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 5 May 1943 (or 1944?).  Pending disposal from 4 October 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at 204 Equipment Holding Unit, with 2517:50 total time, 1409:40 since overhaul

 

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

N5104

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Winter conversion kit installed by No. 1 Sub Detachment at Amherst, NS.  To No. 3 Training Command on 11 August 1941, for use by No. 32 Air Navigation School at Charlottetown, PEI.  Still with this School when it transferred to Eastern Air Command on 5 November 1941.  To No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc on 10 August 1942, following a crash.  Originally reported as Category A, revised to Category B.  To Canada Car & Foundry for repairs, 3 September to 16 December 1942.  To Eastern Air Command when completed.  To No. 1 Training Command on 8 January 1944, for use at No. 4 Bombing & Gunnery School at Fingal, Ontario.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 15 February 1945.  Stored at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit by 3 December 1945, with 4423:35 total time, 1455:35 since overhaul.

 

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

N5107

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

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.  Still with this School when it transferred to Eastern Air Command on 5 November 1941.  To Canada Car & foundry for overhaul and conversion to Mk. IV, 24 February to 20 July 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 28 October 1944, stored at No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario, with 2124:30 total time, 678:40 since overhaul.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal, stored by No. 6 Repair Depot at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit.

 

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

N5108

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 June 1941 - Taken on Strength at de Havilland Canada

 

To Eastern Air Command on 21 July 1941, for use by No. 31 Operational Training Unit at Derbert, NS.  Category C21 damage at Derbert at 17:35 on 3 December 1941.  To Canada Car & Foundry 13 November 1942 to 28 January 1943, for repairs following a Category B crash.  To Eastern Air Command when completed.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 16 February 1944, issued from storage on 14 October 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 1 January 1945, when it was stored at No. 3 SEHU.  Later stored at No. 407 EHU, reported with 740:10 time logged since overhaul.

 

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

N5148

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 January 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

Assembled by MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg, winter conversion kit installed there at cost of $709.08.  First used by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft on 28 February 1941.  Category A crash at 15:10 on 5 March 1941, at Juanita, Saskatchewan, first report filed by No. 4 Service Flying Training School at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Transferred from RAF School to JATP on 16 April 1941, probably for write off.  Noted as one of 15 single control Ansons exchanged for dual control aircraft.

 

last date: 23 April 1941 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

N5162

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 MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg for overhaul, 14 December 1942 to 26 March 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul 6 July to 15 September 1943.  To storage with No. 2 TC when completed, issued from storage on 1 November 1943.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 14 February 1945, stored at No. 3 SEHU at Swift Current, Saskatchewan. When it had 2874:30 total time, 931:05 since overhaul.

 

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

N5189

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 18 September 1941, for use by No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope (Hamilton), Ontario.  Category C3 damage at Mount Hope Aerodrome at 14:30 on 5 March 1942, when this aircraft collided on runway with Anson R9692.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 20 September to 6 November 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Issued to No. 7 Bombing & Gunnery School at Paulson, Manitoba on 8 November 1943.  To No. 8 Repair Depot on 29 September 1944, after a crash.  Originally classified as Category C, but revised to Category A.

 

last date: 27 October 1944 - Written off, retained in whole state for spares

N5195

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 March 1841 - Taken on strength at No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 2 August 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Category C21 damage at Carberry aerodrome at 13:00 on 10 October 1941, when this aircraft collided with Crane 8824.  Transferred to Eastern Air Command on 12 December 1942.  Ferried from Winnipeg to Montreal by No. 124 (Ferry) Squadron in January 1943.  Noted on 1 March 1943 as "no log books available".  To No. 17 Aircraft Inspection Detachment at Moncton, NB from 7 April to 4 September 1943 for overhaul, then to Canada Car & Foundry at Cartierville, PQ for conversion to Mk. IV.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 December 1943.  Pending disposal from 7 December 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal, and stored by No. 6 Repair Depot at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario.  Had 1043:10 total time, 587:37 since overhaul when struck off.

 

last date: 14 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

N5201

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 11 August 1941, for use at No. 32 Air Navigation School at Charlottetown, PEI.  Still with this School when it transferred to Eastern Air Command on 5 November 1941.  To No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NS on 5 February 1943 for write off or salvage, after landing on ice.

 

last date: 29 June 1943 - Written off

N5202

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 25 August 1941, for use at No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario.  To MacDonald Brother Aircraft at Winnipeg for overhaul, 17 September to 5 December 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 10 January 1943.  Pending disposal from 21 September 1944, when it was stored at No. 204 Equipment Holding Unit, and had 2603:25 total time, 536:15 since overhaul.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.

 

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

N5207

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 7 August 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  To stored reserve with No. 2 TC on 8 April 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft on 24 September 1942.  Serviceable and repairable spares removed, fuselage sand blasted and supplied to Federal Aircraft in Montreal.

 

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

N5208

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Winter conversion set installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 2 Training Command on 6 January 1942, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  To storage at No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg on 11 November 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft from 7 June to 17 July 1943, then to Canada Car & Foundry at Cartierville, PQ for conversion to Mk. IV.  To No. 1 Training Command on 24 August 1943, for use by No. 1 Air Observers School at Malton, Ontario.  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.  Had 1854:45 total time, 626:25 since overhaul, when struck off.

 

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

N5211

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I /IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 May 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 7 July 1941, for use by No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope (Hamilton), Ontario.  Category C damage at Mt. Hope at 12:50 on 23 March 1942, when this aircraft struck stationary Ansons W2113 and N8566(?) while taxiing..  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin (London), Ontario, 7 May to 19 July 1943, for conversion to Mk. IV.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 12 August 1944, when it was stored at No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario, and had 1877:05 total time, 10:05 since overhaul.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal, stored at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario.  Sold to Aircraft Industries of Montreal.

 

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

N5212

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 24 March 1941, for use at No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI.  Still with this unit when it transferred to Eastern Air Command on 5 November 1941.  Category C damage at Charlottetown at 10:10 on 7 April 1941.  To No. 4 Repair Depot for write off on 27 March 1943, after being destroyed by a fire at No. 31 GRS.

 

last date: 19 May 1943 - Struck off

N5214

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 24 March 1941, for use at No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI.  To No. 1 Training Command on 8 July 1941, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario.  To No. 6 Repair Depot on 15 April 1944, for scrapping following an accident.

 

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

N5216

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To Eastern Air Command on 15 July 1941, for use at No. 31 Operational Training Unit at Derbert, NS.  To No. 17 Aircraft Inspection Detachment at Moncton, NB on 26 April 1943, then to Canada Car & Foundry.  To CC&F at Cartierville, PQ on 17 December 1943 for conversion to Mk. IV.  To stored reserve with No. 1 Training Command on 11 April 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage.  Pending disposal from that date, stored at No. 6 Repair Depot, with 1336:35 total time, 6:45 since overhaul.  Sold To E. Cowan of Toronto, Ontario.

 

last date: 19 January 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

N5217

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 15 July 1941, for use by No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI.  To No. 1 Training Command the next day (16 July 1941) for use by No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mt. Hope, Ontario.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario from 11 June to 17 August 1943, then to Canada Car & Foundry for conversion to Mk. IV.  To No. 1 Training Command on 9 October 1943, possibly for use at No. 1 Air Observers School at Malton.  Pending disposal from 11 January 1945.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario.  Had 2814:00 total time, 898:05 since overhaul, when struck off.

 

last date: 9 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

N5219

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 February 1941 - Taken on strength at Aircraft Repair in Edmonton, Alberta

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 17 March 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Winter conversion set installed by MacDonald Brothers, completed by 9 February 1942.  To No. 8 Repair Depot on 24 November 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 15 June to 8 August 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 12 August 1943.  Back to storage on 2 June 1944.  Pending disposal from 23 October 1944, when it was stored at No. 202 Equipment Holding Unit at Weyburn, Saskatchewan, and had 2386:05 total time, 804:15 since overhaul.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal, stored at No. 6 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Station.

 

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

N5236

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 8 September 1941, for use at No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI.  Still with this unit when it transferred to Eastern Air Command on 5 November 1941.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS for overhaul, 30 April 1943.  Then to CC & F at Cartierville, PQ on 17 December 1943, for conversion to Mk. IV.  To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 8 April 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage.  Pending disposal from that date, with 1541:10 total time, 11:30 since overhaul, stored by No. 6 Repair Depot.  Sold to E. Cowan of Toronto, Ontario.

 

last date: 17 January 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

N5238

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 23 June 1941, for use at No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI.  Still with this unit when it transferred to Eastern Air Command on 5 November 1941.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS for overhaul on 14 May 1943.  Then to CC & F at Cartierville, PQ for conversion to Mk. IV on 17 December 1943.  To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 14 April 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage.  Pending disposal from that date, with 1890:20 total time, 5:45 since overhaul, stored by No. 6 Repair Depot.

 

last date: 6 May 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

N5241

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 25 August 1941, for use at No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario.  Pending disposal from 14 October 1944, stored at No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario, with 2720:20 total time.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.

 

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

N5243

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 at No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI.  Still with this unit when it transferred to Eastern Air Command on 5 November 1941.  To Canada Car & Foundry for overhaul, 27 June to 16 November 1942.  To Eastern Air Command when completed.  To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 20 April 1944, with 2366:30 total time and 973:40 since overhaul.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage.  Pending disposal from that date.

 

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

N5249

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 25 June 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.  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, with 2715:15 total time.

 

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

N5250

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To Eastern Air Command on 16 June 1941, for use by No. 31 Operational Training Unit at Derbert, NS.  Category B crash at New Glasgow, NS aerodrome at 16:30 on 12 March 1942.  To Canada Car & Foundry for repairs 19 March to 13 June 1942, had 445:15 time logged when it arrived.  To No. 3 Training Command when completed.  To CC & F again for overhaul, 28 June 1943, with 1183:30 time logged.  To No. 1 Training Command on 28 June 1943, for use by No. 1 Air Observers School at Malton, Ontario.  To No. 6 Repair Depot on 12 May 1944 for overhaul, but scrapped instead.

 

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

N5253

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 15 March 1941, for use by No. 1 Air Observers School at Malton, Ontario.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin (London), Ontario from 28 May to 17 September 1943, for conversion to Mk. IV.  Back to No. 1 AOS when completed.  Pending disposal from 12 October 1944, stored at No. 5 Service Flying Training Unit at Brantford, with 2350:05 total time, 435:45 since overhaul.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal, stored at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario.

 

last date: 15 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

N5258

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 February 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 3 Training Command in Montreal

 

First used by No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI.  Still with this unit when it transferred to Eastern Air Command on 5 November 1941.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS for overhaul, 12 January to 30 April 1943.  To Eastern Air Command when completed.  To No. 1 Training Command on 27 July 1943, for use by No. 4 Air Observers School at London, Ontario.  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.  Had 2309:15 total time, 777:25 since overhaul, when struck off.

 

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

N5261

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 May 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada in Toronto

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 7 July 1941, for use by No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope (Hamilton), Ontario.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin (London), Ontario, 11 May to 2 September 1943 for conversion to Mk. IV.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 27 November 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal, stored by No. 6 Repair Depot at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario.  Had 2493:40 total time, 632:20 since overhaul when struck off.

 

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

N5268

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 2 July 1941, for use at No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI.  Still with this unit when it transferred to Eastern Air Command on 5 November 1941.  Category C3 damage at Charlottetown at 15:15 on 1 March 1942.  To No. 4 Repair Depot in Scoudouc, NB for repairs, 5 March to 14 May 1942.  To Eastern Air Command when completed.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Moncton, NB for conversion to Mk. IV on 13 May 1943, completed by CC & F at Amherst, NS on 9 December 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command on that date, for use by No. 4 Air Observers School at London, Ontario.  Pending disposal from 8 December 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal, stored by No. 6 Repair Depot at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario.  Had 2504:20 total time, 665:10 since overhaul, when struck off.

 

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

N5273

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 30 July 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Reported in August (?) 1941 that starboard engine started with no-one in the cockpit, and this aircraft taxiied into Anson N9851.  No damage reported.  Winter conversion set installed by 2 September 1941.  Category C damage at 08:00 on 24 November 1941, at Carberry.  This aircraft was stationary, when Anson N9661 taxiied into it.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 14 December 1942 to 9 March 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 12 April 1945.  Stored post war at No. 5 SEHU at Neepawa, Manitoba.  Had 3804:05 total time, 1969:00 since overhaul, when struck off.

 

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

N5292

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 18 November 1940, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin (London), Ontario for overhaul, 25 February to 26 July 1943.  Back to No. 1 Training Command when completed.  To storage on 2 October 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage.  Pending disposal from that date, stored by No. 6 Repair Depot at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario.  Had 3003:45 total time, 1090:45 since overhaul, when struck off.

 

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

N5298

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / III / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 18 November 1940, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario.  To de Havilland Canada on 9 September 1941, probably for conversion to Mk. III.  To No. 1 Training Command on 24 January 1942, noted as a Mk. III, "on loan from RAF to JATP".  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin (London), Ontario for conversion to Mk. IV from 26 June 1943 to 12 January 1944.  Back to No. 1 Training Command when completed.  To storage on 29 July 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 at Brantford, Ontario.  Had 1897:05 total time, 506:05 since overhaul, when struck off.

 

last date: 9 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

N5300

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Winter conversion set installed during assembly ay at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 2 Training Command on 6 May 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  To storage on 8 April 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers on 24 September 1942.  Serviceable parts removed and stored at No. 15 Aircraft Inspection Detachment.  Fuselage frame sand blasted and sent to Federal Aircraft in Montreal.

 

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

N5301

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 8 July 1941, for use at No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI.  Still with this unit when it transferred to Eastern Air Command on 5 November 1941.  Category C14 damage at 16:15 on 24 February 1942, north-east of Tignish, PEI (at extreme west tip of the island).  To No. 1 Training Command on 11 August 1943.  To Central Aircraft in Crumlin (London), Ontario, 26 August to 16 October 1943, for conversion to Mk. IV.  To No. 1 TC when completed, for use by No. 1 Air Observers School at Malton, Ontario.  Pending disposal from 11 January 1945.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal, and stored at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario.  Had 2189:45 total time, 418:00 since overhaul, when struck off.  Sold to Aircraft Industries of Canada, in Montreal.

 

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

N5304

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 6 May 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 4 December 1942 to 9 February 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  With No. 9 Air Observers School at St. Jean, PQ in summer of 1943.  To stored reserve with No. 1 Training Command on 1 October 1943.  Issued from storage on 19 January 1944, to No. 1 Bombing & Gunnery School at Jarvis, Ontario.  Pending disposal from 24 October 1944, stored at No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario.  to No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Had 3091:00 total time, 1296:00 since overhaul, when struck off.

 

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

N5306

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / III / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Assigned to No. 1 Training Command on 18 November 1940, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario, but never arrived there.  Category B crash at Black Lake, PQ at 10:45 on 20 June 1941.  Aircraft was being ferried to 31 ANS by No. 3 Communications and Ferry Flight, when it was caught in a downdraft shortly after takeoff.  To Ottawa Car & Aircraft on 30 June 1941.  Transferred to No. 3 Training Command on 30 June 1941.  To de Havilland Canada for repairs and conversion to Mk. III from 1 October to 23 December 1941. Had 272:30 logged time when it arrived there.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed, transferred from RAF to JATP.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin (London), Ontario on 1 November 1943, for replacement of wing  and tail, and conversion to Mk. IV.  To No. 6 Repair Depot on 1 November 1943, for completion of work.  To stored reserve with No. 1 Training Command on 17 February 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage, pending disposal from that date, stored at No. 6 Repair Depot.  Had 1150:00 total time, 3:15 since overhaul, when struck off.  Sold to Aircraft Industries of Canada, in Montreal.

 

last date: 4 September 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

N5316

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 January 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

First used by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Category C21 damage at 23:35 on 9 June 1941, when this aircraft collided with stationary Anson 6312 at the taxiing post at the Petrel, Manitoba relief field, following brake failure.  Winter conversion set installed by 3 July 1941.  Category C1 damage at 20:00 on 8 October 1941, again at Petrel.  Category B crash at Carberry aerodrome at 13:15 on 6 May 1942, while being flown solo by LAC G. Smith.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg for repairs, 21 May to 2 July 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal, still with No. 2 Training Command, from 24 August 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal, stored at No. 204 Equipment Holding Unit.  Had 2004:55 total time when struck off, no record of overhaul.

 

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

N5320

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 21 August 1941, for use at No. 32 Air Navigation School at Charlottetown, PEI.  Still with this School when it transferred to Eastern Air Command on 5 November 1941.  To No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB on 11 January 1943, following a Category B crash.  To Canada Car & foundry at Amherst, NS from 18 January to 31 May 1943, for repairs and conversion to Mk. IV.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed, for use at No. 1 Air Observers School at Malton, Ontario.  To No. 6 Repair Depot on 13 September 1944, for write off.

 

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

N5341

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 January 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 31 March 1941, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario.  Category B crash at 12:30 on 24 April 1941 at Sombra, Ontario (on the St. Claire River, south of Goderich).  To de Havilland Canada for repairs on 7 May 1941, but scrapped instead.

 

last date: 29 July 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

N5347

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 23 August 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Winter conversion set installed by MacDonald Brothers, reported on 9 September 1941.  To No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg on 24 November 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 9 June to 26 July 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 9 August 1943.  To storage again on 2 June 1944.  Pending disposal from 22 October 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 202 Equipment Holding Unit at Weyburn, Saskatchewan.  Had 1929:00 total time, 771:05 since overhaul, when struck off.

 

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

N5348

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To Eastern Air Command on 23 June 1941, for use by No. 31 Operational Training Unit at Derbert, NS.  To No. 1 Training Command on 16 July 1941, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School at Goderich, Ontario.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario on 23 July 1943.  To Canada Car & Foundry from 13 September to 27 October 1943 for conversion to Mk. IV.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed, for use at No. 1 Air Observers School at Malton, Ontario.  Pending disposal from 7 December 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal, stored at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance unit at Brantford, Ontario.  Had 1894:45 total time, 678:40 since overhaul, when struck off.  Sold to Aircraft Industries of Canada, Inc. of Montreal.

 

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

N5349

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 11 June 1941, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario.  To Central Aircraft in Crumlin, Ontario from 21 June 1943.  To Canada Car & Foundry in Quebec from 13 September to 12 October 1943, for conversion to Mk. IV.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed, for use at No. 1 Air Observers School at Malton, Ontario.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 24 February 1945, when it was stored by No. 6 Repair Depot at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario.  Had 2760:30 total time, 841:50 since overhaul, when struck off.

 

last date: 19 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

N5350

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.  Category C damage at 11:45 on 4 March 1941 at Port Albert.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 23 February 1945, when it was stored by No. 6 Repair Depot at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario.  Had 2708:10 total time when struck off.

 

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

N5352

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 December 1940 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 7 January 1941, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario.  Category A damage at 00:15 near Kincardine, Ontario on 12 May 1942.  Aircraft had become lost in fog during night cross country exercise, and was attempting a precautionary landing.

 

last date: 7 July 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce by No. 6 Repair Depot


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