RAF Type B roundel Canadian Military Aircraft
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R7447

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

 

F.4898

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 December 1940 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada at Toronto

 

Built as a trainer, delivered new to Canada.  Winter conversion kit installed during erection at de Havilland Canada.  To No. 1 Training Command in February 1941, for use by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category C7 damage at Kingston, at 09:05 on 15 April 1941, when this aircraft collided with Battle R6620.  To No. 6 Repair Depot on 18 September 1941.  Transferred from RAF account to JATP account on 3 December 1941, still at No. 6 Repair Depot.  To Canada Car & Foundry Turcot works on 8 December 1941, for installation of turret.   Back to No. 6 Repair Depot on 7 August 1942 as a Mk. IT.  To No. 3 Training Command on same date.  Delivered to No. 9 Bombing & Gunnery School at Mont Joli, PQ on 23 August 1942.  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 on the books of No. 6 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit.  Stored at Mont Joli, where it was noted with 1552:35 total time, 1145:30 since overhaul.

 

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

R7448

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

 

F.4899

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 December 1940 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada at Toronto

 

Built as a trainer, delivered new to Canada.  Initially noted as dual control trainer.  To No. 1 Training Command on 7 February 1941, for use by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category B damage at Kingston aerodrome at 01:30 on 2 April 1941, in a taxi collision with Battle R7445.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot at Trenton on 7 July 1941.  Transferred from RAF account to JATP account on 3 December 1941, still at No. 6 Repair Depot.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Montreal on 8 December 1941, for conversion to Mk. IT with turret.  To No. 6 Repair Depot on 23 November 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command on same day.  To stored reserve on 21 March 1944.  Stored at No. 3 Bombing & Gunnery School at MacDonald, Manitoba, where it was noted with 403:25 total logged time.  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 disposal

R7461

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

F.4900

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 December 1940 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada at Toronto

 

Built as a trainer, delivered new to Canada.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 February 1941, for use by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category A crash at Kingston at 02:40 on 13 April 1941.   Landed one mile short of runway at night, struck a tree, and was destroyed by fire.  Had 39:30 logged time when struck off.

 

last date: 11 July 1941 - Written off

R7462

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

F.4901

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 January 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston

 

Built as a trainer, delivered new to Canada.  Category B crash at Kingston aerodrome at 09:00 on 3 June 1941.  Collided on runway with Battle R4053, which had just crashed.  To Fleet Aircraft for crash repairs, 11 June 1941 to 9 March 1942.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 31 Bombing & Gunnery School at Picton, Ontario.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot on 28 January 1943.

 

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

R7463

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

 

F.4902

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 January 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston

 

Built as a trainer, delivered new to Canada.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot at Trenton on 9 September 1941.  Winter conversion kit installed by 12 November 1941.  Transferred from RAF account to JATP account on 3 December 1941, while at No. 6 Repair Depot.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Montreal on 8 December 1941, for conversion to Mk. IT with gun turret.  To No. 3 Training Command on 7 August 1942, as a Mk. IT.  To No. 9 Bombing & Gunnery School at Mont Joli, PQ on 23 August 1942.  Category C damage while with No. 9 B&GS on 11 December 1944.  Also noted as involved in Category B crash, no date, possibly same accident?.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.

 

last date: 15 February 1945 - Written off at No. 9 B&GS

R7464

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

 

F.4903

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 December 1940 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada at Toronto

 

Built as a trainer, delivered new to Canada.  To No. 1 Training Command on 7 February 1941, for use by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair at Trenton on 28 August 1941.  Transferred from RAF account to JATP account on 3 December 1942, while still at No. 6 Repair Depot.  Fuselage shipped to Canada Car & Foundry at St. Jean, PQ for turret installation on 16 June 1942.  To No. 3 Training Command on 26 September 1942, as a Mk. IT.  To No. 1 air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 9 April 1945.  To Eastern Air Command on 3 May 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at Mont Joli, PQ, where it was noted with 1458:00 total time, 1173:30 since overhaul.

 

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

R7465

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

 

F.4904

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 January 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston

 

Built as a trainer, delivered new to Canada.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot at Trenton on 15 September 1941.  Transferred from RAF account to JATP account on 3 December 1941, still at No. 6 Repair Depot.  Fuselage shipped to Canada Car & Foundry at Turcot Works on 9 June 1942, for turret installation, ownership to No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ on same day.  To No. 3 Training Command on 22 September 1942, as a Mk. IT.  Delivered to No. 9 Bombing & Gunnery School at Mont Joli, PQ on 25 September 1942.  To storage 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.  By 27 November 1945 on the books of No. 6 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Mont Joli, where it was noted with 777:40 total time, 537:50 since overhaul.

 

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

R7466

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

 

F.4905

 

 

 

 

first date: 31 January 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston

 

Built as a trainer, delivered new to Canada.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot at Trenton on 10 September 1941.  Winter conversion kit installed by 12 November 1941.  Transferred from RAF account to JATP account on 3 December 1941, still at No. 6 Repair Depot.  To No. 3 Training Command on 31 December 1941, for use by the Composite Training Squadron.  Fuselage shipped to Canada Car & Foundry on 2 July 1942 for turret installation, ownership to No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ on same day.  To No. 2 Training Command on 20 December 1942.  Delivered to No. 3 Bombing & Gunnery School at MacDonald, Manitoba on 9 February 1943.  To storage on 24 April 1944.  Pending disposal from 23 May 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 3 Bombing & Gunnery School, where it was noted with 937:60 total time, 797:45 since overhaul.

 

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

R7467

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

 

F.4906

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 January 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston

 

Built as a trainer, delivered new to Canada.  Category C10 damage at Kingston at 02:00 on 5 April 1941, when this aircraft collided on the ground with Battle R7437.  Category C14 damage at Kingston at 02:40 on 17 June 1941.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot at Trenton on 11 September 1941.  Transferred from RAF account to JATP account on 3 December 1941, still at No. 6 Repair Depot.  Winter conversion kit installed by 16 December 1941.  Allocated to No. 9 Repair Depot on 12 April 1942 for conversion to Mk. IT, delivered there the next day.  Converted by Canada Car & Foundry.  To No. 3 Training Command on 7 July 1942, as a Mk. IT.  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 on the books of No. 6 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Mont Joli, where it was noted with 1250:50 total time, 995:45 since overhaul.

 

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

R7468

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

F.4907

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 January 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston

 

Built as a trainer, delivered new to Canada. To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot at Trenton on 19 August 1941.  Transferred from RAF account to JATP account on 3 December 1941, still at No. 6 Repair Depot.  Fuselage shipped to Canada Car & Foundry on 24 June 1942, for turret installation, ownership to No. 9 Repair depot at St. Jean, PQ on same day.  Conversion cancelled on 27 January 1943.  Pending disposal with No. 3 Training Command from 7 November 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 9 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 489:00 total time, 4:00 since overhaul.

 

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

R7469

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

 

F.4908

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 January 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston

 

Built as a trainer, delivered new to Canada.  Category D2 damage at Kingston at 22:15 on 24 April 1941.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot at Trenton on 18 September 1941.  Transferred from RAF account to JATP account on 3 December 1941, still at No. 6 Repair Depot.  Allocated to Canada Car & Foundry in Montreal on 18 December 1941 for conversion to Mk. IT.  Ownership to No. 6 Repair Depot on 2 November 1942, then to No. 2 Training Command on same day.  Delivered to No. 3 Bombing & Gunnery School at MacDonald, Manitoba on 8 December 1942.  Pending disposal from 16 May 1944.  To No. 2 Air command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 3 Bombing & Gunnery School, where it was noted with 629:45 total time.

 

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

R7470

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

F.4909

 

 

 

 

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

 

Built as a trainer, delivered new to Canada.  To No. 1 Training Command on 16 April 1941,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 from RAF account to JATP account on 3 December 1941, still at No. 6 Repair Depot.  To No. 3 Training Command on 19 May 1942.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 6 April 1945.  To Eastern Air Command on 3 May 1945, still pending disposal.  By 27 November 1945 on the books of No. 6 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit.  Stored at Mont Joli, PQ, where it was noted with 973:45 total time, 825:25 since overhaul.

 

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

R7471

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

 

F.4910

 

 

 

 

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

 

Built as a trainer, delivered new to Canada.  To No. 1 Training Command on 16 April 1941,for use by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  Category C10 damage at Sandhurst relief airfield at 09:30 on 13 July 1941.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot at Trenton on 15 September 1941.  Transferred from RAF account to JATP account on 3 December 1941, still at No. 6 Repair Depot.  To No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jeans, PQ on 28 June 1942, fuselage shipped to Canada Car & Foundry for turret installation on same day.  To No. 3 Training Command as a Mk. IT on 26 September 1942.  Delivered to user unit on 2 October 1942, probably No. 9 Bombing & Gunnery School at Mont Joli, PQ.  Scrapped by No. 9 Repair Depot.

 

last date: 26 August 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

R7473

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

 

F.4912

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 January 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston

 

Built as a trainer, delivered new to Canada.  Noted with Merlin II engine when delivered to Canada.  Minor damage at Kingston at 23:00 on 5 May 1941.  Transferred from RAF account to JATP account on 2 October 1941 on loan, still with No. 1 Training Command.  Category C3 damage at Picton aerodrome at 11:55 on 13 October 1941, while being operated by the Composite Training Squadron.  To No. 3 Training Command at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario on 8 December 1941.  To No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ on 2 July 1942, fuselage to Canada Car & Foundry on same date, for turret installation.  To No. 2 Training Command as a Mk. IT on 6 October 1942.  Delivered to No. 3 Bombing & Gunnery School at MacDonald, Manitoba on 24 November 1942.  Converted to instructional airframe on 15 September 1943, new serial A318 allocated.  Allocated to No. 8 Repair Depot on 10 May 1944, for scrapping.

 

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

R7474

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

F.4913

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 January 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston

 

Built as a trainer, delivered new to Canada. Noted with Merlin II engine when delivered to Canada.  Category A crash at 14:00 on 14 July 1941, 1 mile north of Belleville, Ontario.  Had 325:10 logged time when written off.

 

last date: 16 September 1941 - Written off

R7475

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

 

F.4914

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 January 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston

 

Built as a trainer, delivered new to Canada. Noted with Merlin II engine when delivered to Canada.  Category C10 damage at Kingston at 02:00 on 22 July 1941.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot, Trenton, on 12 September 1941.  Permanently transferred from RAF account to JATP account on 3 December 1941.  To No. 3 Training Command on 31 December 1941, for use by Composite Training Squadron.  To No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ on 2 July 1942, fuselage to Canada Car & Foundry on same day, for turret installation.  To No. 2 Training Command as a Mk. IT on 18 February 1943.  To No. 3 Bombing & Gunnery School at MacDonald, Manitoba on 12 May 1943.  To storage, 14 July 1943 to 15 January 1944, then back to No. 3 B&GS.  Pending disposal from 16 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 389:35 total time, 224:40 since overhaul.

 

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

R7476

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

 

F.4915

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 January 1941 - Taken on strength at No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston

 

Built as a trainer, delivered new to Canada.  Category C3 damage at Kingston aerodrome at 03:15 on 26 June 1941.  Category C5 damage at Kingston aerodrome at 22:00 on 15 July 1941.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot, Trenton, on 3 September 1941.  To No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jeans, PQ on 28 June 1942.  Fuselage shipped to Canada Car & Foundry on same date, for turret installation.  To No. 2 Training Command on 1 February 1943, as a Mk. IT.  Delivered to user unit on 11 February 1943.  Allocated to No. 8 Repair Depot on 29 September 1943, for scrapping.

 

last date: 6 October 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

R7479

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I / IT

 

 

 

F.4918

 

 

 

 

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

 

Built as a trainer, delivered new to Canada.  To No. 1 Training Command on 26 May 1941, for use by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot, Trenton, on 12 September 1941.  Winter conversion kit installed by 12 November 1941.  Permanently transferred from RAF account to JATP account on 3 December 1941.  To No. 3 Training Command on 31 December 1941, for use by the Composite Training Squadron.  Category C1 damage at Rockcliffe aerodrome at 11:20 on 5 February 1942, while being operated by the Composite Training Squadron.  To No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jean, PQ on 2 July 1942.  Fuselage shipped to Canada Car & Foundry for turret installation on same date.  To No. 3 Training Command on 9 November 1942, as a Mk. IT.  To No. 9 Bombing & Gunnery School at Mont Joli, PQ on 13 January 1943.  Assigned to storage on 16 March 1943, delivered there on 24 March 1943.  Issued from storage on 9 June 1943, delivered on 23 July 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.  Stored at Mont Joli, where it was noted with 1287:095 total time.  By 27 November 1945 on the books of Material Command, stored at No. 6 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit.

 

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

R7480

Fairey

 

Battle

Mk. I

 

 

 

F.4919

 

 

 

 

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

 

Built as a trainer, delivered new to Canada.  First used by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot on 24 February 1943.

 

last date: 24 March 1944 - Struck off, scrapped at No. 6 Repair Depot

R9568

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 No. 1 Sub Detachment at Amherst, NS, completed by 22 August 1941.  To Eastern Air Command with No. 32 ANS on 5 November 1941.  To No. 1 Training Command on 3 August 1943.  Overhauled and converted to Mk. IV at Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario, 9 September to 23 October 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed, 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 by No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 2070:45 total time, 614:35 since overhaul.  Sold to Aircraft Industries of Canada.

 

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

R9577

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 21 August 1941, for use by No. 32 Air Navigation School at Charlottetown, PEI.  Winter conversion kit installed at Amherst, NS by 22 August 1941.  To Eastern Air Command with No. 32 ANS on 5 November 1941.  Crashed at Valley Green, PEI at 11:30 on 10 June 1942, while being flown solo by P/O D.G. Cowie.  Struck trees while attempting precautionary landing after one engine failed.  Originally classified as Category A, but revised to Category B damage on 11 June 1942.  To No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB on 13 June 1942.  To Canada Car & Foundry for crash repairs, 19 June to 1 September 1942.  To Eastern Air Command when completed.  To No. 1 Training Command on 17 July 1943.  Delivered to No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario on 27 July 1942.  Pending disposal from 24 November 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 2669:25 total time, 1890:45 since overhaul.

 

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

R9588

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Winter conversion kit installed at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 2 Training Command on 25 July 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 15 June to 16 August 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 1 September 1943.  To storage on 2 June 1944.  Pending disposal from 23 October 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 206 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite, and at No. 202 Equipment Holding Unit, where it was noted with 2415:05 total time, 764:50 since overhaul.

 

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

R9589

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 25 July 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Winter conversion kit installed by 9 September 1941.  Category C7 damage at Carberry aerodrome at 00:30 on 16 November 1941, when struck on the ground by Anson 6310.  Category C21 damage at Carberry aerodrome at 17:30 on 13 March 1942, when this aircraft swung while taxiing and struck Anson AX105.  Crashed on 24 September 1942.  Originally classified as Category B, but never repaired.  Allocated to No. 8 Repair Depot for scrapping on 18 March 1943.

 

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

R9590

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 22 July 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Winter conversion kit installed by 2 September 1941.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 14 December 1942 to 15 January 1943.  Assigned to Eastern Air Command when completed, delivered to user unit on 24 February 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command on 10 January 1944, for use by No. 4 Bombing & Gunnery School at Fingal, Ontario.  To storage on 14 August 1944.  to No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage and now pending disposal.  Stored by No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 3046:20 total time, 975:15 since overhaul.  By 15 August 1946 on the books of No. 6 Repair Depot, stored at Brantford.

 

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

R9591

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 25 July 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Winter conversion kit installed by 9 September 1941.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 3 December 1942 to 10 February 1943.  To No. 3 Training Command when completed, delivered on 22 February 1943.  To No. 2 Training Command on 1 December 1943, for use by No. 7 Air Observers School at Portage la Prairie, Manitoba.  To No. 8 Repair Depot for major inspection, repairs, and preparation for storage, 26 January to 17 February 1944.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed, for use at No. 5 Bombing & Gunnery School at Dafoe, Saskatchewan.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  Pending disposal from 2 February 1945.  Stored at No. 3 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2895:20 total time, 1525:05 since overhaul.

 

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

R9598

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 14 July 1941, for use by No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at RAF Station Charlottetown, PEI.  To Eastern Air Command with this School on 5 November 1941.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 September 1943.  To Macdonald Brothers for overhaul, 15 September to 1 November 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Issued from storage to No. 7 Bombing & gunnery School at Paulson, Manitoba.  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 for disposal

R9599

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 26 June 1941, for use by No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at RAF Station Charlottetown, PEI.  To Eastern Air Command with this School on 5 November 1941.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS for overhaul, 6 October 1942 to 12 January 1943.  To Eastern Air Command when completed.  With No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at RAF Station Charlottetown, PEI when it crashed into the Gulf of St. Lawrence 9 miles north of Cape Tyron, PEI while on a navigation exercise, on 18 April 1943.  All 4 crew never found.  Allocated to No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB on 19 April 1943 for write off.

 

last date: 5 June 1943 - Written off

R9601

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 25 July 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 14 December 1942.  Assigned to Eastern Air Command on 18 February 1943, delivered on 6 March 1943.  To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 3 January 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage, and pending disposal from that date.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 2658:05 total time, 840:00 since overhaul.

 

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

R9609

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To Western Air Command on 30 August 1941, for use by No. 32 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command on 11 April 1944.  Pending disposal from 17 November 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 10 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 1714:15 total time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 23 January 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

R9631

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 March 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 22 April 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  To storage on 8 April 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg on 24 September 1942.  All serviceable and repairable spares stored by No. 15 Aeronautical Inspection Detachment.  Fuselage frame sandblasted, and sent to Federal Aircraft in Montreal.

 

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

R9633

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 22 April 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot in Winnipeg on 14 January 1943.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 8 April to 11 May 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Issued from storage on 19 May 1943.  Pending disposal from 4 October 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 204 Equipment Holding Unit, where it was noted with 2432:40 total time, 1376:00 since overhaul.

 

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

R9635

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 15 May 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Crashed at Carberry on 19 July 1942.  Originally classified as Category B damage, revised to Category A.  To No. 8 Repair Depot for write off on 23 July 1943.

 

last date: 27 August 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

R9641

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 by No. 31 Air Navigation School at Port Albert, Ontario.  Category B crash in spring of 1944.  Wreckage to No. 6 Repair Depot on 16 April 1944, to be held pending disposal instructions.

 

last date: 5 June 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

R9651

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 10 May 1941, for use by No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI.  To Eastern Air Command with this School on 5 November 1941.  To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS for conversion to a Mk. IV, 10 March to 25 October 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 1 Air Observers School at Malton, Ontario.  Totally destroyed in fire on 22 May 1944.  Ownership to No. 6 Repair Depot that day, for scrapping.

 

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

R9664

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 10 May 1941, for use by No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI.  To Eastern Air Command with this School on 5 November 1941.  To No. 1 Training Command on 1 September 1943.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 18 September to 27 November 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 7 December 1943.  To storage on 3 June 1944.  Pending disposal from October 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 206 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite.  Also stored at No. 202 Equipment Holding Unit at Weyburn, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 1612:05 total time, 4:40 since overhaul.

 

last date: 26 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

R9666

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 8 July 1941, for use by No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope, Ontario.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for conversion to Mk. IV, 27 August to 22 October 1943.  To No. 1 Training Command when completed.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945.  Pending disposal from 24 February 1945.  Stored by No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was noted with 2623:35 total time, 779:35 since overhaul.

 

last date: 19 August 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

R9668

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 October 1940 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft

 

To No. 4 Training Command on 22 October 1940.  To No. 2 Training Command on 3 February 1941.  To MacDonald Brothers on 28 February 1941.  Winter conversion kit installed at MacDonald Brothers by 1 April 1941, at a quoted cost of $722.51.  Transferred from RAF account to JATP account on 16 April 1941, one of 15 single control Ansons exchanged for dual control Ansons on that date.  To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot in Winnipeg on 22 April 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 14 May to 15 June 1942.  To No. 2 Training Command when completed.  Pending disposal from 18 May 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at No. 201 Holding Unit at Estevan, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 3415:00 total time.

 

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

R9669

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 October 1940 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft

 

To No. 4 Training Command on 30 October 1940, for use by No. 32 Service Flying Training School at Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.  To No. 2 Training Command on 3 February 1941.  To MacDonald Brothers on 28 February 1941.  Winter conversion kit installed by 10 March 1941, at a quoted cost of $821.19.  Transferred from RAF account to JATP account on 16 April 1941, one of 15 single control Ansons exchanged for dual control Ansons on that date.  Crashed on 9 March 1942.  To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot on 16 March 1942.

 

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

R9670

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 October 1940 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft

 

To No. 4 Training Command on 23 October 1940, for use by No. 32 Service Flying Training School at Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.  Category B damage at Regina airport at 14:30 on 17 December 1940.  To No. 2 Training Command on 3 February 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training Command at Carberry, Manitoba.  Damaged at Carberry at 23:45 on 16 August 1941.  Reported as Category A damage, this may have been using RAF definition of Category A (minor damage).  To Western Air Command on 3 September 1941, for use by No. 32 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg on 13 October 1942.  To No. 3 Training Command on 1 December 1942.  With No. 9 Air Observers School at St. Jean, PQ in fall of 1943, coded "W1".  To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 1 October 1943.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario on 7 December 1943.  Planned overhaul was cancelled on 12 May 1944, when ownership transferred to No. 6 Repair Depot.

 

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

R9685

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 October 1940 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft

 

To No. 4 Training Command on 4 November 1940, for use by No. 32 Service Flying Training School at Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.  Category C4 damage at Moose Jaw at 23:30 on 18 January 1941.  To No. 2 Training Command on 3 February 1941.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft from 28 February to 4 March 1941.  Winter conversion kit installed while there, at a quoted cost of $839.41.  To No. 1 Air Navigation School at Rivers Camp, Manitoba when completed.  Transferred from RAF account to JATP account on 16 April 1941, one of 15 single control Ansons exchanged for dual control Ansons on that date.  Category C14 damage at Estevan at 16:00 on 3 June 1942, when the aircraft struck an obstacle at the end of the runway.  Damage reported by either No. 36 SFTS (Pearce, Alberta) or No. 38 SFTS at Estevan, both No. 4 Training Command units.  To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot in Winnipeg from 2 October to 12 November 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for overhaul, 28 January to 24 March 1944.  to No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944.  With No. 5 Bombing & Gunnery School at Dafoe, Saskatchewan when it was destroyed in a crash in late 1944 or early 1945.  Ownership to No. 8 Repair Depot on 2 February 1945, for scrapping.

 

last date: 2 March 1945 - Struck off, scrapped

R9686

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 October 1940 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft

 

To No. 4 Training Command on 24 October 1940, for use by No. 32 Service Flying Training School at Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.  Category C3 damage at Moose Jaw aerodrome at 09:45 on 19 December 1940, nosed over after landing in snow.  To No. 2 Training Command on 3 February 1941.  To MacDonald Brothers aircraft on 28 February 1941.  Winter conversion kit installed while there, at a quoted cost of $739.07.  Transferred from RAF account to JATP account on 16 April 1941, one of 15 single control Ansons exchanged for dual control Ansons on that date.  To No. 4 Training Command on 25 June 1941, for use by No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  Category C3 damage 1 mile south-west of Stavely, Alberta (10 miles north of Claresholm) at 11:30 on 16 January 1942.  Assigned to MacDonald Brothers Aircraft on 18 November 1942, delivered there on 5 December 1942.  Assigned to Eastern Air Command on 15 January 1943, delivered on 24 February 1943.  To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 3 January 1944.  Issued to No. 1 Bombing & Gunnery School at Jarvis, Ontario on 1 February 1944.  To storage on 23 June 1944.  Pending disposal from 28 July 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal.  Stored at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 952:10 total time, never overhauled.

 

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

R9688

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / III

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 4 September 1941, for use by No. 7 Air Observers School at Portage la Prairie, Manitoba.  One of 7 Ansons transferred from RAF account to JATP account on this date, to replace RCAF Ansons loaned to No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Crashed at Point Pembina, North Dakota (about 80 miles south east of Portage, on the border with Manitoba) at 21:30 on 26 January 1942.  Originally classified as Category C3 damage, but revised to Category B on 29 January 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for repairs, arrived on 8 February 1942, but only on their books 10 to 26 February 1942.  Converted to Mk. III while there.  To No. 4 Training Command when completed.  Category A crash at Fort MacLeod, Alberta on 7 August 1942.

 

last date: 27 November 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

R9691

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / III

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 2 Training Command on 17 November 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  Category B crash at Killarny, Manitoba at 16:30 on 4 December 1941, while being flown solo by LAC K.W. Tait.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft for repairs, 20 December 1941 to 16 February 1942.  Record Card states "believed to be converted to Mk. III at MacDonald's".  Back to No. 33 SFTS when completed.  Crashed on 24 September 1942.  To No. 8 Repair Depot for scrapping on 18 March 1943.  Reported with No. 32 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC, but not confirmed by Aircraft Record Card.

 

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

R9692

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 24 September 1941, for use by No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope, Ontario.  Category B damage at Mount Hope aerodrome (today Hamilton International Airport) at 14:30 on 5 March 1942, in a collision on the runway with Anson N5189.  To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario on 15 June 1942 for repairs.  To Canada Car & Foundry in Quebec for conversion to Mk. IV, 4 September 1943 to 9 October 1943.  To No. 3 Training Command when completed.  To workshop reserve at No. 6 Repair Depot on 8 January 1944.  To storage 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 noted with 1326:05 total time, 10:20 since overhaul.  Sold to Charles H. Babb & Co. of New York.

 

last date: 2 August 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

R9696

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers.  To No. 2 Training Command on 22 April 1941, for use by No. 33 Service Flying Training School at Carberry, Manitoba.  On 19 September 1941 LAC L. Swanson lost two fingers off right hand due to contact with airscrew.  Reported cause was "misunderstanding", engine was started before Swanson was clear.  Assigned to workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot in Winnipeg on 24 November 1942, delivered there on 5 December 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers in Winnipeg 9 June to 27 July 1943.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 3 August 1943.  To No. 3 Training Command on 8 September 1943, for use by Test & Development Establishment at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario.  To No. 1 Training Command on 22 December 1943, for use by No. 1 Bombing & Gunnery School at Jarvis, Ontario.  To storage on 28 July 1944.  To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, pending disposal from that date.  By 27 November 1945 stored at No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 1342:40 total time, 86:35 since overhaul.

 

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

R9700

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 October 1940 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft

 

Winter conversion kit installed during assembly at MacDonald Brothers, invoiced cost was $714.45.  To No. 4 Training Command on 6 November 1940.  To No. 2 Training command on 1 February 1941.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft on 28 February 1941.  Transferred from RAF account to JATP account on 16 April 1941, one of 15 single control Ansons exchanged for dual control Ansons on that date.  To No. 4 Training Command on 25 June 1941,for use by No. 15 Service Flying Training School at Claresholm, Alberta.  To Aircraft Repair in Edmonton for overhaul, 12 December 1942 to 14 June 1943.  to Western Air Command when completed, for use by No. 32 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC.  To storage with No. 4 Training Command on 8 August 1944.  Pending disposal from 8 November 1944.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal.  Stored at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 1337:35 total time, 352:15 since overhaul.

 

last date: 14 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

R9703

Avro

 

Anson

Mk.III / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 February 1942 - Taken on strength at MacDonald Brothers Aircraft

 

Received as a Mk. III, probably ex RAF in North America.  To No. 4 Training Command on 8 April 1942.  To MacDonald Brothers for repairs after a Category B crash and conversion to Mk. IV, 8 September 1943 to 20 March 1944.  To storage 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 noted with 1420:55 total time, 5:05 since overhaul.

 

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


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