RAF Type B roundel Canadian Military Aircraft
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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

P6734

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

 

F.4546

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 November 1940 - Taken on strength

 

Built as a crew trainer.  Converted to Mk. IT by 22 September 1942.

 

last date: 17 June 1946 - Struck off

P8332

Supermarine

Supermarine, Castle Bromwich

Spitfire

Mk. IIb

 

 

Type 329

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 May 1942 - taken on strength

 

Taken on strength with RAF on 29 April 1941.  Came to Canada on the Manchester Escort, April 1942.  Became Instructional airframe A166 on 7 May 1942, later 166B, used at RCAF Stations Rockcliffe and Mountainview, Ontario.  See photos in Canadian Aerospace Museum on-line archives.  Currently displayed in Canadian Aviation Museum, Rockcliffe, Ontario.  Still belongs to Department of National Defence.  Has carried various false squadron codes while in the museum.

R3338

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 2 August 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  To Western Air Command on 3 September 1941, for use by No. 32 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC.  Struck off at 32 OTU.

 

last date: 30 August 1944 - Written off

R3350

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 July 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 25 August 1941, for use by No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope, Ontario.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for overhaul, 11 June to 17 August 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 3 November 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 2811:45 total time, 903:20 since overhaul.

 

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

R3372

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 22 January 1941, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario.  To MacDonald Brother Aircraft in Winnipeg for overhaul, 17 September to 8 December 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 23 March 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 6 March 1945.  Stored at No. 3 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2761:00 total time, 650:20 since overhaul.

 

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

R3377

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 22 January 1941, for use by No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario.  Received damage at Port Albert at 20:46 on 2 August 1941  Was struck by Anson N5298 as it taxied.  Originally classified as Category C14, amended to Category B on 7 August 1941.  To de Havilland Canada for repairs, 23 august to 10 December 1941.  Had 426:15 logged time when it arrived there.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed, and back to No. 31 ANS.  Pending disposal from 11 October 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 2275:20 total time

 

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

R3380

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 15 September 1941, for use by No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope, Ontario.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for crash repairs, 23 November 1942 to 15 February 1943.  To Eastern Air Command when completed.  To No. 1 Training Command on 21 July 1943, for use by No. 4 Air Observers School at London, Ontario.  Pending disposal from 14 September 1944.  to No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 2268:00 total time, 1346:10 since overhaul.

 

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

R3383

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 2 Training Command on 9 June 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 8 April 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft, 29 June to 17 July 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To MacDonald Brothers again, 30 September to 13 November 1942.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope, Ontario.  Reported with No. 32 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, but not confirmed by Record Card.  Pending disposal, with No. 1 Training Command, from 8 July 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 2353:45 total time, 1612:20 since overhaul.

 

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

R3390

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 May 1941 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg

 

Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 2 Training Command on 15 July 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  To storage on 8 April 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers, 29 June to 30 June 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To MacDonald Brothers again, 9 September to 13 October 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.  Pending disposal from 2 January 1945.  Stored by No. 7 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit, where it was noted with 2478:10 total time, 2038:20 since overhaul.

 

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

R3401

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 2 Training Command on 11 July 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  To MacDonald Brothers, 14 December 1942 to 16 April 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 20 February 1945.  Stored by No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit.

 

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

R3404

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 by No. 32 Air Navigation School at Charlottetown, PEI.  Still with this School when it transferred to Eastern Air Command on 5 November 1941.  Category A crash at Charlottetown on 7 August 1942.  Ownership to No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB for write off on 10 August 1942.

 

last date: 21 September 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

R3413

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 2 Training Command on 16 June 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Category C21 damage at 12:20 on 17 March 1942, at Carberry.  Assigned to MacDonald Brothers for repairs on 28 March 1942, arriving there on 10 April 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command on 28 April 1942.  Pending disposal from 21 September 1944.  to No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.

 

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

R3431

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To Western Air Command on 19 September 1941, for use by No. 32 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC.  Flew into the sea north-east of Salt Spring Island, BC on 17 December 1942, while searching for Anson N9560 of the same unit.  Had 334:45 logged time when struck off.

 

last date: 2 February 1943 - Struck off

R3434

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 14 August 1941, for use by No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI.  Winter conversion kit installed at Amherst, NS by 22 august 1941.  To Eastern Air Command on 5 November 1941, reported with No. 32 Air Navigation School at Charlottetown (part of No. 3 Training Command?).  To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, 3 January to 21 April 1944.  To stored reserve with No. 1 Training Command when completed.  To No. 1 Air command on 15 January 1945, still in storage.  Pending disposal from that date.  Stored at No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 1707:30 total time.

 

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

R3438

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 18 June 1941, for use by No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope, Ontario.  Winter conversion kit installed by 3 September 1941.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for crash repairs, 13 May to 28 June 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  To No. 6 Repair Depot for disposal instructions on 7 July 1944, following another Category B crash.  Probably with No. 31 Bombing & Gunnery School at Picton, Ontario at time of crash.

 

last date: 28 July 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

R3442

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 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 at Amherst, NS for crash repairs and conversion to Mk. IV, 26 April to 4 December 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 1 Air Observers School at Malton, Ontario.  Pending disposal from 25 October 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 1952:15 total time, 675:45 since overhaul.

 

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

R3447

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 9 August 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, 2 September 1943 to 22 March 1944.  To storage with No. 1 Training Command when completed.  Issued from storage on 18 April 1944, for use by No. 6 Bombing & Gunnery School at Mountain View, Ontario.  To storage on 21 July 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage.  Pending disposal from 3 December 1945.  Stored by No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was noted with 1613:15 total time, 19:00 since overhaul.

 

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

R3463

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 20 September 1941, for use by No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope, Ontario.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario, 4 December 1942 to 29 March 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  To storage, 14 to 25 August 1944.  Pending disposal from 15 September 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 2596:50 total time, 1154:30 since overhaul.

 

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

R3958

Fairey

Austin

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

first date: 3 January 1941 - Taken on strength at Fleet Aircraft, Fort Erie

 

Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at Fleet.  To No. 1 Training Command on 23 January 1941, for use by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category C7 damage at Kingston at 17:00 on 21 February 1941.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot, RCAF Station Trenton, 9 August to 1 November 1941, probably for conversion to target tug.  To No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ on 4 September 1942.  Fuselage transferred to Canada Car & Foundry on 4 September 1942 for turret installation.  Back at No. 9 RD by 13 November 1942.  To storage with No. 3 Training Command on 1 June 1943, as a Mk. IT.  Pending disposal from 26 July 1944.  Stored at No. 9 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 660:40 total time.

 

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

R3959

Fairey

Austin

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

first date: 23 October 1940 - Taken on strength at Fleet Aircraft, Fort Erie

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 17 December 1940, for use by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot, Trenton, 13 August to 3 December 1941.  To No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ on 1 September 1942.  Fuselage to Canada Car & Foundry on 1 September 1942, for turret installation.  To No. 2 Training Command on 20 December 1942, as a Mk. IT, for use by No. 3 Bombing & Gunnery School at MacDonald, Manitoba.  Classified as Instructional Airframe A 296 on 28 May 1943.  To No. 8 Repair Depot for scrapping on 10 May 1944.

 

last date: 31 May 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

R3960

Fairey

Austin

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

first date: 12 November 1940 - Taken on strength at Fleet Aircraft, Fort Erie

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 9 December 1940, for use by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot at Trenton on 18 September 1941.  Transferred permanently from RAF to RCAF on 3 December 1941, still at Trenton.  To No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ on 10 September 1942.  Fuselage to Canada Car & Foundry on 10 September 1942 for turret installation.  To No. 2 Training Command on 20 December 1942 as a Mk. IT, for use by No. 3 Bombing & Gunnery School at MacDonald, Manitoba.  To No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg on 20 July 1943 for write off.

 

last date: 3 August 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

R3961

Fairey

Austin

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

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.  To workshop reserve at No. 9 Repair Depot, ST. Jeans, PQ on 4 September 1942.  Fuselage transferred to Canada Car & Foundry that date, for turret installation.  To No. 2 Training Command on 9 November 1942 as a Mk. IT, for use by No. 3 Bombing & Gunnery School at MacDonald, Manitoba.  To storage 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 B&GS, where it was  noted with 891:05 total time.

 

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

R3962

Fairey

Austin

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

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

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 21 February 1941, for use by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category C10 damage at 19:00 on 24 June 1941, at Kingston.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot on 9 September 1941.  Permanently transferred to RCAF on 3 December 1941, still at Trenton.  Winter conversion kit installed by 16 December 1941.  To No. 3 Training Command on 20 December 1941, for use by No. 9 Bombing & Gunnery School at Mont Joli, PQ.  To No. 9 Repair Depot on 14 June 1943 for overhaul.  Pending disposal with No. 3 Training Command from 15 August 1944.  Stored at No. 9 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 1297:00 total time, 854:00 since overhaul.

 

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

R3963

Fairey

Austin

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

first date: 21 January 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 6 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 21 February 1941, for use by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category C10 damage in May 1941 at Kingston.  To No. 6 Repair Depot on 11 September 1941, for conversion to target tug.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 September 1941, for use by No. 31 Bombing & Gunnery School at Picton, Ontario.  Winter conversion kit installed by 2 December 1941.  To No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ on 15 October 1942.  Fuselage to Canada Car & Foundry on that date, for installation of turret.  Reported on 30 March 1943 as converted from target tug to standard.  Reported on 1 June 1943 as converted to Mk. IT with gun turret when assigned to No. 3 Training Command for storage.  Pending disposal from July 1944.  Reported with 346:55 total time while stored at No. 9 Repair Depot.

 

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

R3964

Fairey

Austin

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

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

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 21 February 1941, for use by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot, Trenton for conversion to target tug, from 9 August to 21 October 1941.  To No. 4 Training Command when completed, noted on that date as permanent transfer from RAF to JATP.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario, 10 June 1943 to 7 January 1944.  To workshop reserve at No. 9 Repair Depot when completed.  To No. 3 Training Command on 17 July 1944.  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.  By 27 November 1945 stored by No. 6 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Mont Joli, PQ, where it was noted with 861:55 total time, 321:55 since overhaul.

 

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

R3965

Fairey

Austin

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 29 November 1940 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 27 February 1941, for use by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category C damage at Amherst Island at 12:15 on 10 February 1942.  To No. 6 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario for conversion to target tug on 3 March 1942.  Reported complete on 25 April 1942.  To No. 3 Training Command on 11 May 1942, probably for use at No. 9 Bombing and Gunnery School at Mont Joli, PQ.  Category A crash near Mont Joli on 26 October 1942.

 

last date: 6 February 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce by No. 9 Repair Depot

R3966

Fairey

Austin

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

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

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 19 February 1941, for use by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot, Trenton on 3 September 1941.  To No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ on 22 September 1941.  Reported as converted to Mk. IT with gun turret by 18 February 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 6 April 1943, issued from storage on 21 September 1943.  Pending disposal from 16 May 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored by No. 3 Bombing & Gunnery School at MacDonald, Manitoba, where it was noted with 502:20 total time, 221:45 since overhaul.

 

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

R3967

Fairey

Austin

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

first date: 29 November 1940 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 27 February 1941, for use by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot, Trenton on 9 September 1941.  Reported transferred from RAF to JATP on 3 December 1941, still at No. 6 Repair Depot.  To No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ on 20 September 1941.  Reported as converted to Mk. IT with gun turret when it was assigned to No. 2 Training Command on 27 January 1943, for use by No. 3 Bombing & Gunnery School at MacDonald, Manitoba.  To storage on 21 March 1944.  Stored at No. 3 Bombing & Gunnery School, where it was noted with 515:00 total time, 339:40 since overhaul.  Pending disposal from 23 May 1944.  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

R3969

Fairey

Austin

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

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

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 19 February 1941, for use by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category C7 damage at Kingston at 09:15 on 23 May 1941.  Crashed into boat houses on Seeley Bay (south-east of Trenton), at 11:50 on 9 June 1941.  A/LA W. McCulloch and 2 people on ground killed.  Record card notes "Authority required to remove aircraft to # 31 SFTS, for examination impossible on site."  Had 150:10 logged time when struck off.

 

last date: 8 November 1951 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

R3990

Fairey

Austin

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

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

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 22 February 1941, for use by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot, Trenton on 9 August 1941.  To No. 1 Training Command, and transferred from RAF to JATP, on 1 November 1941.  Possibly converted to target tug by then.  Winter conversion kit installed by 16 December 1941.  To No. 3 Training Command on 13 April 1942, for use by No. 9 Bombing & Gunnery School at Mont Joli, PQ.  Noted on 1 June 1943 as converted from target tug to crew trainer.  To workshop reserve at No. 9 Repair Depot on 8 July 1943.  Back to No. 3 Training Command on 3 August 1944, noted as converted to target tug.  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.  By 27 November 1945 stored by No. 6 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit.  Reported with 1091:20 total time, 672:50 since overhaul, while in storage.

 

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

R3991

Fairey

Austin

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

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

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 22 February 1941, for use by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot, Trenton on 9 August 1941.  To No. 4 Training Command, and transferred from RAF to JATP, on 6 October 1941.  To storage on 18 November 1942.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario, 3 June 1943 to 1 February 1944.  To stored reserve with No. 3 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 24 October 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 9 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 576:00 total time, 6:40 since overhaul.

 

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

R3992

Fairey

Austin

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

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

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 6 May 1941, for use by No. 31 Bombing & Gunnery School at Picton, Ontario.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot, Trenton on 14 December 1942.

 

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

R3993

Fairey

Austin

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 10 April 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 6 Repair Depot, Trenton

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 25 April 1941, for use by No. 31 Bombing & Gunnery School at Picton, Ontario.  Winter conversion kit installed by 12 November 1941.  To No. 6 Repair Depot at Trenton for crash repairs on 21 November 1942.

 

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

R3994

Fairey

Austin

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

first date: 9 December 1940 - Taken on strength at Fleet Aircraft, Fort Erie, Ontario

 

Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at Fleet.  To No. 1 Training Command on 31 December 1940, for use by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category C10 damage at Kingston, at 16:00 on 18 February 1941.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot, Trenton on 9 September 1941.  Noted as transferred from RAF account to JATP account on 3 December 1941, still at No. 6 Repair Depot.  To No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ on 1 October 1942.  Fuselage transferred to Canada Car & Foundry for turret installation on that date.  To No. 3 Training Command on 1 February 1943, as a Mk. IT.  Used by No. 9 Bombing & Gunnery School at Mont Joli, PQ, arriving there on 19 June 1943.  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.  By 27 November 1945 stored by No. 6 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Mont Joli, where it was noted with 1451:00 total time, 996:55 since overhaul.

 

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

R3995

Fairey

Austin

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

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

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 5 May 1941, for use by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot, Trenton on 9 August 1941.   Noted as transferred from RAF account to JATP account on 21 October 1941, still at No. 6 Repair Depot, had been converted to target tug by then.  Winter conversion kit installed by 12 November 1941.  To No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ on 18 August 1942.  Fuselage assigned to Canada Car & Foundry for turret installation on this date, but this was cancelled.  Noted as converted from target tug to standard by 13 November 1942, still at no. 9 Repair Depot.  To storage with No. 3 Training Command on 22 February 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage.  Pending disposal from 9 April 1945.  to Eastern Air Command on 3 May 1945, still pending disposal.  By 27 November 1945 stored by No. 6 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Mont Joli, where it was noted with 487:40 total time, 281:15 since overhaul.

 

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

R3996

Fairey

Austin

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

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

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 5 May 1941, for use by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category A crash on 2 June 1941, 2 miles north of Shannonville, Ontario (40 miles west of Kingston, near Trenton).  Forced landed, then burnt out.  Had 120:10 logged time when struck off.

 

last date: 19 September 1941 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

R3997

Fairey

Austin

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

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

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 5 May 1941, for use by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot, Trenton on 9 August 1941, probably converted to target tug while there.  Transferred from RAF account to JATP account on 21 October 1941, still at No. 6 Repair Depot.  Winter conversion kit installed by 12 November 1941.  To No. 3 Training Command on 13 April 1942, for use by No. 9 Bombing & Gunnery School at Mont Joli, PQ.  Noted on 1 June 1943 as converted from target tug to crew trainer.  Allocated to No. 9 Repair Depot on 31 May 1943 for gun turret installation, no record that this was completed.  Pending disposal from 26 July 1943.  Stored at No. 9 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 661:20 total time.

 

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

R3998

Fairey

Austin

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 10 April 1941 - Taken on strength at no. 6 Repair Depot, Trenton

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 25 April 1941 for use by No. 31 Bombing & Gunnery School at Picton, Ontario.  Winter conversion kit installed by 12 November 1941.  Category B crash at 08:15 on 24 February 1942, 2 miles from Picton aerodrome.  To No. 6 Repair Depot at Trenton for repairs, 13 March 1942.  Re-allocated to Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario on 23 June 1942.  To No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ on 1 February 1943 for installation of gun turret, no record that this was completed.  Pending disposal with No. 3 Training Command from 26 July 1944.  Stored at No. 9 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 3:00 logged time since overhaul.

 

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

R4000

Fairey

Austin

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 30 September 1940 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

First used by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category C5 damage at 14:00 on 26 May 1941, at Kingston.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot on 9 August 1941.  Transferred from RAF account to JATP account on 21 October 1941, still at No. 6 Repair Depot.  To No. 4 Training Command, for use at No. 8 Bombing & Gunnery School at Lethbridge, Alberta.  Category A crash on 21 August 1942, while with this School.  Had been converted to target tug by time of crash.  To No. 10 Repair Depot for scrapping.

 

last date: 2 March 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

R4013

Fairey

Austin

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 23 October 1940 - Taken on strength at Fleet Aircraft, Fort Erie, Ontario

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 26 December 1940, for use by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category C14 damage at 14:00 on 22 January 1941, at Kingston.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot, Trenton on 3 September 1941.  Transferred from RAF account to JATP account on 3 December 1941, still at No. 6 Repair Depot.  Winter conversion kit installed by 2 December 1941.  To No. 3 Training Command on 11 December 1941, for use by No. 9 Bombing & Gunnery School at Mont Joli, PQ.  Assigned to workshop reserve at No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jeans, PQ on 8 July 1943, arrived at St. Jean on 13 July 1943.  Pending disposal with No. 3 Training Command from 26 July 1944.  Stored at No. 9 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 682:00 total time, 357:00 since overhaul.

 

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

R4014

Fairey

Austin

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 6 November 1940 - Taken on strength at Fleet Aircraft, Fort Erie, Ontario

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 9 December 1940, for use by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category B crash near Peterborough, Ontario in mid March 1941.  To Fleet Aircraft for repairs on 29 April 1941.  Scrapped at Fleet.  Had 160:20 logged time when struck off.

 

last date: 22 November 1941 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

R4015

Fairey

Austin

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 5 November 1940 - Taken on strength at Fleet Aircraft, Fort Erie, Ontario

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 26 December 1940, for use by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot, Trenton on 27 August 1941.  Transferred to JATP account from RAF account on 3 December 1941, still at No. 6 RD.  To No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ on 7 January 1943, for installation of gun turret.  No record that this was completed.  Pending disposal with No. 3 Training Command on 26 July 1944.  Stored at No. 9 RD, where it was noted with 251:00 total time, 1:00 since overhaul.

 

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

R4016

Fairey

Austin

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

first date: 29 November 1940 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 4 April 1941, for use by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Noted as target tug on 25 April 1942.  Category C4 damage at Kingston aerodrome at 08:40 on 14 June 1942.  Swung by wind gust while taxiing, struck Harvard AJ593 which was parked.  To workshop reserve at No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ on 18 August 1942.  Fuselage transferred to Canada Car & Foundry for turret installation on that date.  On 13 November 1942 noted as converted back to standard, still at No. 9 RD.  To No. 3 Training Command on 5 December 1942, as a Mk. IT.  Used by No. 9 Bombing & Gunnery School at Mont Joli, PQ.  To storage, 22 January to 20 November 1944.  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.  By 27 November 1945 stored by No. 6 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Mont Joli, where it was reported with 1255:30 total time.

 

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

R4017

Fairey

Austin

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

first date: 3 December 1940 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 27 February 1941, for use by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category C17 damage at Kingston at 10:15 on 8 July 1941.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot, Trenton on 9 August 1941.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 November 1941, for use by No. 31 Bombing & Gunnery School at Picton, Ontario.  Winter conversion kit installed by 16 December 1941.  To No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ on 1 August 1942.  Fuselage transferred to Canada Car & Foundry for turret installation.  To No. 3 Training Command as a Mk. IT on 9 November 1942, for use by No. 9 Bombing & Gunnery School at Mont Joli, PQ.  To storage 22 January to 9 February 1944.  Category B crash while with No. 9 B&GS on 2 August 1944.  To workshop reserve at No. 9 Repair Depot on 14 August 1944.

 

last date: 29 August 1944 - Struck off, airframe stored in whole state by No. 9 Repair Depot

R4018

Fairey

Austin

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

first date: 6 October 1940 - Taken on strength at Fleet Aircraft, Fort Erie, Ontario

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 2 November 1940, for use by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot, Trenton on 13 August 1941.  Transferred to JATP account from RAF account on 3 December 1941, still at No. 6 RD.  To No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ on 27 November 1942, for installation of gun turret.  To storage with No. 3 Training Command on 6 May 1943, as a Mk. IT.  Issued from storage on 18 December 1944.  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.  By 27 November 1945 stored by No. 6 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Mont Joli, where it was reported with 357:20 total time, 126:30 since overhaul.

 

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

R4037

Fairey

Austin

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 23 October 1940 - Taken on strength at Fleet Aircraft, Fort Erie, Ontario

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 26 December 1940, for use by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot, Trenton on 7 July 1941.  Transferred to JATP account from RAF account on 21 October 1941, noted as converted to target tug.  Assigned to No. 4 Training Command on that date, for use by No. 8 Bombing & Gunnery School at Lethbridge, Alberta.  Category C damage at Lethbridge aerodrome at 15:15 on 15 December 1941.  To McKenzie Air Services for crash repairs, 28 January 1942 to 28 January 1943.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for completion of overhaul, arriving there on 17 March 1943.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot on 22 June 1943.  To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 21 September 1943.  Pending disposal from 23 May 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 367:05 total time, 5:40 since overhaul.

 

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

R4039

Fairey

Austin

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

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

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 29 March 1941, for use by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category C10 damage at Kingston, at 07:10 on 9 May 1941.  To Workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot on 10 September 1941.  to No. 1 Training Command on 1 November 1941, probably as a target tug with No. 31 Bombing & Gunnery School at Picton, Ontario.  Winter conversion kit installed by 16 December 1941.  Assigned to No. 6 Repair Depot on 21 January 1943 following an accident.

 

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

R4041

Fairey

Austin

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 3 October 1940 - Taken on strength by No. 1 Training Command

 

Winter conversion kit installed during erection at Fleet Aircraft in Fort Erie.  First used by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  One of the first Battles with this School.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot on 13 August 1941.  Transferred from RAF account to JATP account on 3 December 1941, still at No. 6 Repair Depot.  Classified as Instructional Airframe A165 on 18 July 1942, to No. 1 Training Command on that date.  Struck off and scrapped at No. 1 Technical Training School at St. Thomas, Ontario.  Components suitable for mock-ups and training aids were saved.

 

last date: 30 November 1944 - Struck off

R4042

Fairey

Austin

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

first date: 12 November 1940 - Taken on strength at Fleet Aircraft, Fort Erie, Ontario

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 20 December 1940, for use by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category C4 damage at Kingston, at 14:55 on 5 January 1941.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot, Trenton on 9 September 1941.  Transferred to JATP account from RAF account on 3 December 1941, still at No. 6 RD.  To No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ on 9 November 1942.  Fuselage to Canada Car & Foundry for installation of turret.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 25 March 1943 as a Mk. IT, issued from storage on 20 October 1943.  To No. 8 Repair Depot for scrapping on 6 December 1943.

 

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

R4043

Fairey

Austin

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 5 November 1940 - Taken on strength at Fleet Aircraft, Fort Erie, Ontario

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 26 December 1940, for use by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot, Trenton on 13 August 1941.  Transferred to JATP account from RAF account on 3 December 1941, still at No. 6 RD.  To No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ on 19 August 1942.  Fuselage assigned to Canada Car & Foundry for installation of turret, but conversion order was cancelled.  To storage with No. 3 Training Command on 28 April 1943.  Pending disposal from 26 July 1944.  Stored at No. 9 Repair Depot.

 

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


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